Posts Tagged ‘kindergarten’

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 seems that this school year I’m getting excited about one thing. Portfolios. This year marks our first full year using the Google Apps platform. Every student in Grades 3 to 5 will use the Google platform for pretty much everything they do, presentations, write-ups, and also an e-portfolio for the first time in our […]

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 09:30 0 comments

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

Quite the week ahead of us all in Kindergarten Year! We will introduce the iPod Touches to all of our new batch of students; starting off, getting the basics of operating them correctly and using the apps. I have worked out with all the teachers the schedule and will meet with them on Friday so […]

Friday, September 10th, 2010 at 07:18 0 comments
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