Our iPad Apps So Far (Nov 2013)

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 …

The Perfect iPad App List for 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 …

The Many Faces of PoissonRouge.Com

Edit in 2019: This was posted waaay back in 2011 when poissonrouge was FREE. It’s not any more 🙁 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 …

Using “Pens” with our iPod Touches

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 …