"I was wondering if others have had trouble with iPads saying you are in "restore mode" when you go to update and synch? I have a set of 16 and today when I updated and hooked them up the the laptop 3 gave me that message, which means that…"
"Hello. I just watched the TEDx video from March. I was wondering if you could share the link to the middle school history wiki? I teach 5th grade and am interested in having my students create a digital museum for the ancient civilizations we study.…"
I am lucky enough to have a classroom set of iPads for my 5th graders. I have found some great apps (NumberLine, Ancient Egypt Brittanica, MyScratchWork, and iCardSort come to mind). But, I have been surprised by some of the things I can't find. It is entirely possible that I just haven't found them yet. So, I thought I'd start an app wishlist of sorts in the hopes that what I or someone else wishes for another person has already found. Here goes: I would like a good grammar app--not for ELL…See More
"I use symbaloo in my 5th grade classroom.
I make "desktops" of images and resources for a topic we are studying. I organize them with images towards the top and sites with more text as you move down the page. I also create a few…"
I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually get…See More
School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in childhood…See More