I normally don't like to create "click bait" blog post titles, but this one seemed to fit. Twenty-five resources can be overwhelming, but there is a good mix of different types of items. There are links to websites with lesson plans, iOS apps, books, videos, and samples of student work to fit your learning style.
Scratch was developed by MIT a little over eight years ago. It uses a visual programming language that is easy to start for stud
A list compiled from the google doc at #edcampcentralne of their Appy Hour. Also curated from the #nebedchat. A great list of apps. | Stellar Speller By WAPX LLC, Shake-a-Phrase: Fun With Words and Sentences By Artgig Studio, Bluster! By McGraw-Hill School Education Group, Whirly Word By Mighty Mighty Good Games, and ScootPad By ScootPad Corporation
Great book selections from Beaverton School District Book Expert/Connoisseur, Jen Blair.
Summer slide is a concern for all parents. It's that time when schedules are off and students can fall in to bad habits. I am living proof of that. I stayed up until 3AM watching tape delayed summer league basketball while snacking on Flamin' Hot Cheetos. The one thing I have been doing this summer is reading....and before you ask, yes, reading books. I read the "interwebs" all the time, but I have fi
Some really great apps can be had for less than a buck right now...
There have been a lot of great sales over the summer. I like to be able to purchase a few new things and give them a try before the school year starts. Apple has not done the usual Back to School promotion, but they do have some great apps on sale. A few of these apps I own and think are worth it, and some of them I am going to purchase while they are discounted.
The Apps I Own: (and approve) 1. Scanner Pro 6 - I am a
Do you have iPads in your classroom? Are you getting some this year?
I have been doing a lot of traveling these past couple months. I attended the ISTE conference and gave a couple poster sessions. I also delivered professional development in my own district and a week long class in Arizona. One topic that is getting left behind in all this technology is coding. The Hour of Code has given a great boost to the awareness of programming, but I just read that an article recently that stated 9
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All the resources from the Booklandia podcast #4 with our literature guru, Colby Sharp. | Ballet Cat the Totally Secret Secret | IndieBound, The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch | IndieBound, Roller Girl | IndieBound, Bob Shea | Books for really smart kids, and bob shea (@bobshea) | Twitter
Tony Vincent is the creator of one of my favorite websites, Learning in Hand. He also created the fun creative app, Stick Around. Tony is a fan of making things. It is no surprise at all that he loves the app, Periscope. Periscope allows you to live stream video with a click of a link shared on Twitter. John Spencer and I recently sat down with Tony to shoot the breeze on all things tech. The conversation is captured in the video below fro
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