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Hour of Code Event


On December 7, each grade level of our school spent an hour coding. Why did we take time out of our jam packed curriculum to gather in the cafeteria and go through tutorials? Because we can’t have our students only be consumers…We need to be fostering creators for this ever expanding digital world. Computer Science […]

Reflection on Managing a Station or Center


I have been assisting in a grade 3 classroom every Friday for the past month. My job: train students how to go through the steps of an iPad math creation station. The goals: 1) the current math student learning objective and 2) independence! In reflecting on my time in there, I think it has been […]

Students as Creators – Collages of Learning & Discovery


Last week, I ran a hands-on workshop for K-2 teachers in my school district. I do not work directly with these teachers, but I did my best to give them ideas of how to think about how students could be creators versus consumers on iPads. The student examples that were showcased during the workshop were […]

Here’s the Spark You May Have Been Looking For!


A month ago, I watched a great SimpleK12 video, “Creation Tools for Web Browsers: Projects for Students on Chromebooks” presented by Monica Burns. One of the tools mentioned was Adobe Spark. At the time I was intrigued, but in consulting with various teachers, I didn’t push it as there were other tools that seemed to […]

A Learning Station – Is That What Awesome Looks Like?


EdTechTeacher has another great free resource that I came across… an eBook entitled “What Does Awesome Look Like?” This book focuses on iPad activities in the classroom. Therefore, for those who are looking for more ideas, you’ve hit the jackpot again! Personally, I’m very excited to view the book under the lens of making student […]

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