Fun with Flipagram

Fun with Flipagram

Have you tried Flipagram yet? It is such a versatile tool for making thinking visible, and I love that your video saves to the camera roll automatically! The app smashing potential is very high!

Flipagram ideas from students and teachers

Yesterday afternoon I did a Tech Tips session for my campus about Flipagram, and everyone was really excited! There were both teachers and students present and we brainstormed ideas for using Flipagram in the classroom. My student tech leaders, called iExplorers – more on them soon, came up with some great suggestions. They also impressed everyone with their quick, creative examples!

Here’s one …

Here’s another example from one of my 1st graders …

What will you and your students create with Flipagram?

MZ Sig

An #ettiPad Reflection in #sketchnotes

An #ettiPad Reflection in #sketchnotes

Ed Tech Teacher Boston iPad Summit – Wow, what an experience! As I sit, about to leave Boston, reflecting on the experiences of the past few days, a few themes stand out to me and I wanted to share some of my learning through #sketchnotes. I had a lot of fun with Paper by FiftyThree…

Interactive Diagrams with Thinglink and AudioBoom

Interactive Diagrams with Thinglink and AudioBoom

  This may be one of my new favorite app smashes! We used ThingLink and AudioBoom to create an interactive diagram of a pumpkin patch. I love that we could add interesting facts, and thinking! It’s on display outside our room, with a QR code to the ThingLink image.   We’d read several informational texts,…

Pumpkin Fact Task Card

Pumpkin Fact Task Card

So I have been a totally remiss blogger the past month or so! I keep writing up posts, then not getting to finish them up! I’m so sorry! After writing my last post, Carve-A-Pumpkin – App-tivities for Fall, I made a pumpkin fact task card for my students to use, and wanted to share it here.…

Carve A Pumpkin  – App-tivities for Fall

Carve A Pumpkin – App-tivities for Fall

This post was written for, and originally appeared on Fractus Learning. Fall, and all the fun that goes with it, is here! In honor of the season, and my love of pumpkins, I wanted to share an app that my students really enjoy creating with. Have you heard of the free Carve A Pumpkin app from Parents…

Social Stories with Book Creator

Social Stories with Book Creator

As teachers we know that there are many social conventions that need to be followed in a classroom. This way everyone feels respected, and safe. Sometimes students come to use innately knowing those conventions, but many times we need to teach them. Social stories can be especially useful when working on these conventions with particular students, or the…