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iPods in the Classroom

Let's share apps that are useful in the classroom and talk about interesting ways of using mobile devices with students.

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Apps for classroom management

Started by Holly Kirby Nov 14, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm currently a preservice teacher majoring in Early Childhood and Special Education. I am very interested in learning ways to effectively use technology and apps in the classroom to…Continue

Apps for World Language classes?

Started by Pete Spencer Jul 19, 2010. 0 Replies

I am one of a team presenting a three-day workshop in August to about two dozen World Language teachers.  They are all receiving an iPod touch and will be learning how to use it and other Web 2.0…Continue

Tags: Spanish, German, French, language, apps

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Comment by Richard Wood on January 11, 2012 at 12:51pm

Spellathon was the number 1 free educational app on iPhone & iPad over Christmas 2011. Details and the app can be downloaded from http://www.spellathon.net

Comment by Rossel Mulaire on April 6, 2011 at 11:42am

Good morning.....calling all teachers, students, colleagues, etc...

I sincerely apologize if any of you are receiving this message more than once. We are trying to reach as many teachers/students as possible around the world. It's possible that you're a member of more than one of the groups I have joined. My apologies!

My name is Rossel Mulaire. I am a Canadian teacher who has been living and working in Monterrey, Mexico since 2004. For the past two years, I have been teaching 8th and 9th grade Social Studies/World History. My other responsibilities include being our school's Model United Nation's advisor and Social Studies Department Head. I have taught many different grade levels (first through tenth grades), in Canada, South Korea, and Mexico.

I recently started a little project on Twitter with my 8th and 9th graders, tweeting daily about historical facts and events, sort of like a "this day in history". We are wondering if you'd be able to give out our twitter address to students and teachers. Not only wherever you find yourselves now, but anywhere else you may have contacts. We see this as a great way to teach and appreciate history, bit by bit, one small step at a time. We are trying to use technology to reach more students, and to open dialogue with students and teachers around the world.

If you are in a position to help us, please do so by JOINING US ON TWITTER and by sending our twitter address to students and colleagues, past and present. Ask them to follow our many daily tweets. At the moment, we are tweeting about historical events and facts from around the world. We'd love to see students commenting on our tweets, and also, by adding to our project by posting historical content from their respected countries.

We are hoping to hear from teachers and students from all  parts of the world! The students are keeping a record of the various countries following us! Please help out by following us. The more people (students, teachers, family members, etc) we have following us, the more excited the students get. This excitement then becomes a motivator to continue! Help us make learning about history a little more interesting!

Our  twitter address is: www.twitter.com/rosselmulaire

Please feel free to contact me anytime. I'd be happy to answer any questions or doubt you may have.

Rossel Mulaire

Colegio Euroamericano,

8th and 9th grade Social Studies teacher

Social Studies Department Head and Model United Nations Advisor

www.twitter.com/rosselmulaire

Comment by Blu Phoenix on January 30, 2011 at 8:38pm
Is anyone using the Neo Reader to read QR codes? It's really cool! A fun way for teachers to be creative in the classroom. To find out more about QR codes please check out my blog: bluphoenix21.blogspot.com

Please follow me and share this site with your friends.
Thanks!
 

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