Guest post by Lindsey Halman, facilitator at The Edge at Essex Middle School: What is a system? How are living things organized? How do the structures of organisms contribute to life’s functions? Learners on the Edge team addressed these questions through a unit on Structure, Function and Information Processing in Living Organisms using the […]
Posts Tagged ‘iPads’
When last we left our trusty Edmunds Explorers, they had just defeated a horde of geometry-loving aliens who’d invaded the school, demanding triangles, circles and trapezoids. After that adventure, the two classes of 6th graders took to the streets of Burlington. Lake Street, to be precise, which led them down to the Echo Lake Aquarium […]
Julia Melloni, the Middle School Religion teacher at Mater Christi School in Burlington, worked with her students on “blending ancient Scripture with modern technology”. She used the iOS app PuppetPals2 to promote student learning, collaboration, and creativity. From Ms. Melloni: The lesson addressed reading comprehension of Jesus’ teachings in the Bible as well as the […]
Meet Theresa White. She teaches 4th and 5th grade at Roxbury Village School, and this past summer, in preparation for her school going 1:1 with iPads, she took Susan Hennessey’s Emerging Technologies course, and as a result, shared this 5-minute lesson on getting up to speed with Google Drive on the iPad. Bonus: […]
Via TeachThought, here are 23 ways you can integrate an iPad (and its apps) into a classroom focused on project-based learning (PBL): Image attribution: flickr user flickeringbrad How are you using iPads in your PBL classroom?
Our partners at Peoples Academy Middle Level are going 1:1 with iPads, and the educators have put together a Google site with helpful artifacts and information for students and parents. Last week we talked about their use of dotepub for saving webpages as iBooks. This week, another great tool they’re highlighting is Corkulous, a free […]
Our partners at Peoples Academy Middle Level are going 1:1 with iPads, and the educators have put together a Google site with helpful artifacts and information for students and parents. For instance, did you know you can store webpages in iBooks with dotepub? 6th grade humanities educator Alex Bacheller explains, with the following screencast:
Okay, so I’m a few months early but oy, this weather, #btv. Brought to you by AR DinoPark, a free augmented reality app that let’s you plunk one solitary triceratops into your real-world location. Such as the Tarrant Institute office. Unfortunately, that’s all it seems to do. Your triceratops makes a little squeak and does […]
As a follow-up to our post on how teachers are using Touchcast, here’s an example of how students are using Touchcast from Westville High School in Oklahoma: to create interactive welcome videos! Touchcast is a free iOS app where users can create interactive videos including linked websites, live polls, images and other videos. You can […]
A middle-schooler from Harwood explains how they’re using Explain Everything for a class project to capture stills and videos.