Posts Tagged ‘early years’

At our school we are building a depository of apps that we currently have or require on our iPads. At the start of the school year I created a list of the apps we had from last year and also shared the document out with all our teachers to add to. It’s a random selection […]

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 11:02 0 comments

It’s been a couple of years now since I had to think about what apps to install on to an iPad (back in 2010 I introduced iPod touches to my previous school, so now I’m even more excited with the cool HD apps for the iPad!). This year our 5 Kindergarten classes will get 4 […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 at 20:19 1 comment

It’s a challenge to integrate technology into a 5 year old student’s school day. First of all time and patience is needed to actually learn how to use the mouse/keyboard/trackpad. Which is why I’m a big proponent of using Ipods and Ipads in Early Years as they remove the obstacles of usability with their tactile […]

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 at 00:51 0 comments

After starting off the new year with the new bunch of Kindergartners the tinyness of the iPods seemed more…obvious to me. Using, as we do, ABC Pocket Phonics the letters seemed so small to me after having a couple of months to stare at iPad screens during the Summer. As per usual more technology has […]

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 at 07:16 2 comments