Posts Tagged ‘elementary school’

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

This week we catch up with Shaun Kirkwood at Singapore American School to talk about using Minecraft on iPads with Grade 1 and 2 students. How do the students play on the same world with iPads etc? We find out! Coming up soon is an amazing set of vodcasts with Stephen Elford in Australia where […]

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 at 10:31 0 comments

So it’s February. At the start of the school year I set Grades 3-5 off on using Google Sites as their digital portfolios. It’s about time I sit down and reflect on the process. Background This was not a formal school policy to use Google Sites, it was something I introduced to the teachers and […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 07:51 2 comments

Along with discussions ongoing throughout the year, it’s necessary to put out a survey to the teachers before even contemplating what technology purchases we wish for next year. This survey gives myself and the administration reflections on this year and recommendations from teachers for next year; what’s working and what needs to be looked at. […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 08:00 0 comments

Our Minechat vodcast rolled on this week with an episode tailored to hearing about how teachers feel when starting off with Minecraft. Michelle Chan joined us from Hong Kong to talk about the start of her journey using Minecraftedu and how they plan to use Minecraft in an upcoming unit of inquiry. Minechat Episode 1 […]

Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 11:00 0 comments