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 …

Doink: An Obituary

I received a sad email from the founder of Doink, Karen Miller, that Doink would be shutting down its website animation services on September 15th. It’s terrible news for schools that have being using Doink as one of their digital storytelling tools over the last couple of years. Never fear, …

Google Sites as E-Portfolios

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 …

Using Google Docs in PYP G5 Exhibition

As a planning platform I couldn’t think of anything more accessible or flexible than our Google Docs platform here at school. We started off the PYP Exhibition Unit with a whole grade instruction session on how and what we were going to be doing in Google Docs. Each group had …

Minecraft: The Techy Bits

Previous posts on Minecraft: Minecraft: A Journey Minecraft: A Link To Learning   How do you go about setting up Minecraft in your school? This is how I did it. Thanks to @RobinThailand for paving the way and being forward enough to ask hosting companies would they host a Minecraft …