Tag Archives: iPad

BYOT with Fotobabble/Educreations

What does BYOT actually look like? I know there is not a single correct answer, but this is the reality in my room: The majority of students (75% or more) have a device that can connect over wi-fi and text. … Continue reading

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BYOT club reflections… so far

We are in our fourth month of BYOT club so far at the middle school (with bi-weekly meetings, unless holidays interfere). The club was originally in a previous blog post after some disillusionment with professional development. Some things have gone … Continue reading

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Implementing iAnything (pad, pod touch, phone)

I have read many articles and blog posts, but this post has provided the greatest understanding of the needs for a successful program. Most suggestions apply to a BYOT environment, which is the direction of my district. The parts in bold are snippets from the 20 questions, the commentary around it is my own. Continue reading

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Still Apps-olutely

Recently I wrote a blog post describing apps that I would recommend for student use in a BYOT classroom. I do not feel like the reflective descriptions would be valuable for a middle school or high school audience, so I … Continue reading

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EdmodoCon New for 2012

Already there is more information and ideas than I can wrap my mind around, so this is going to be the first blog post about EdmodoCon 2012. If you missed it, the video of the recording will be posted in … Continue reading

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Apps-olutely Essential

As our district continues on the journey of BYOT, I wanted to put some thought into what I consider the essential education apps for students of all ages. The basic considerations for the apps: can it function across devices, the … Continue reading

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School End Reflection

At the end of the retiree celebration, someone shared a story about walking across the field. A straight line is the quickest, but if you follow your interests and enjoy the things you discover along the way, it would be … Continue reading

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Popplet App

This great suggestion came from David Baugh and his idea to use iPads for Language Lessons – his video demo focused on summarizing an English novel, but this easily translated to our Spanish novel, Pobre Ana. I used the Popplet … Continue reading

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Flip or Flop?

Flipped classrooms is a trending topic on Twitter and at education/technology conferences. There are pro’s, con’s, and potential roadblocks to success with the flipped classroom. Before I invested time/money on flipping my classroom, I wanted to find out as much … Continue reading

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