Technology and Young Children Key Messages When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development. Intentional use requires early childhood teachers and administrators to have information and resources regarding the nature of these tools and the implications of their use with children. Limitations on the use of technology and media are important. Special considerations must be given to the use of technology with infants and toddlers. Attention to digital citizenship and equitable access is essential. Category: Elementary Primary Lovely Lady Liberty: Active Media Engagement for Young Learners Mar 04 dschmitEarly Childhood, Elementary Primary note taking, social studies, video, voice memo Example Early Childhood Notes of Statue of Liberty Notes Andrea Patrick is an exceptionally adventurous kindergarten teacher from Johnson Ranch Elementary School (Comal ISD) in Texas. Her students use iPod touch devices for all kinds of fun learning activities.
10 Websites to Find Special Needs Apps for the iPad & iPhone This post is part Five of the Special Needs iPad & App Series. In only one year the Apple iPad has revolutionized the tech industry. 15 Million iPads have been sold and estimates are that within the next 3 years over 115 million tablets will be shipped. Dozens if not hundreds of applications have been created that enhance the quality of life for individuals with all types of disabilities. This has lead Apple to create a special education section in the App Store. To try and make sense of all of this we have put together a nine part series on the iPad and useful applications.
Dark Side of the iPad ~ Collecting student projects is difficult! Since its release the iPad has garnered arguments regarding whether it is primarily a device for consumption or creation. I have always believed that it is a device capable of creation. One simply needs to consider apps such as Avid Studio, DemiBooks Composer, Pages, Keynote, Minecraft Pocket Edition, Art Rage, SketchBook Pro, Comic Life and many others. These and many other apps all allow the user to tap into their talents and produce output of which they can be proud. Of course the iPad is also a worthy consumption device.
Prince Ave. Christian Ipad program PACS iPad 2 Pilot Program Featured on Fox 5 News Special Note: The PACS iPad Pilort Program will be featured on Fox 5 News during the 6:00 news hour on Friday, July 29. Fox 5 News heard about the program through a story in the Athens Banner Herald, and sent a reporter to interview Head of School Danny Howell and Technology Director Kendall Eley. Seniors Tyler Brannon and Corryne Lavender were also interviewed. Students in Mrs. Middle School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. Monte Vista Christian School - iPad Information for Parents Dear Parents, This page contains all the information necessary to have a smooth and successful experience during the pickup process. iPads can be picked up in the ARC Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30-3:00. When you arrive on campus you will need bring your signed contract and your $50 warranty fee to the business office and get a receipt.
Whoa Nellie! Are we getting ahead of ourselves? - Keith Rispin » Keith Rispin Smiley with Ringeye Nellie I have had three Whoa Nellie! Moments this past month, which made me realize that this BC ED PLAN world I live in is still pretty isolated from the main stream of educational thought. All the tech here and tech there and personalize this and personalize that talk, is lost on many. It is like no one has even invited them to jump on the bandwagon or perhaps, people might not want any part of the new and improved vision of education I have been immersing myself in. These moments have by no means, dissuaded me from forging ahead and becoming more entrenched in the world of digital driven personalized learning movement but they have certainly made me stop and think about where I am at, in relation to where the real world resides in their thinking.
Princeton Day~ iPad Pilot Program iPad Parent and Student FAQs Why iPads? We believe the iPad is the perfect tool for our Middle School students. Students are immediately engaged once the device is placed in their hands. The iPad is able to deliver text, audio, images, and video in a unique and engaging way. The Must-Have App Review Rubric Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-11-22 So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom. How do you accurately compare and contrast them? Thanks to a new app review rubric from by eMobilize , it’s easier than ever to understand just how useful an app may be in the classroom. Create your own iPad keyboard for less than $10! One of the more common complaints among iPad users is that the keyboard is awkward to use. Apple offers a wireless keyboard solution at the prohibitive price of about $70 plus shipping but you can actually create your own simple iPad keyboard for less than $10. You need two simple components: A USB camera connection kit (see left). This is normally used for connecting digital cameras to your iPad. You can find them on eBay for around $3.A USB keyboard.