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Technology and Apps for Students to Manage Mayhem

Sep 19, 2014 5:20pm

Besides your cool presence, let us know about the apps, games, and other technology you use that’s riveting to your students, while also providing you with useful information about what and how they’re learning.

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  • Pre K-12
  • Behavior / Class Culture / Collaboration / Engagement / Planning

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    • Sep 20, 2014 10:28am

      Here is an app that inspires me to want to learn and to think about what we can do when we combine the latest technology and education. Visit ancient Rome:

      https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/virtual-history-roma/id410358487?mt=8

      I also adore DocsTeach for social science teachers. Check out this cool activity related to Rosa Parks:

      http://docsteach.org/activities/3616/detail?mode=browse&menu=closed&era%5B%5D=postwar-united-states

      For a fun online game on the Revolutionary War for your students check out this:

      http://www.mission-us.org

      • Sep 20, 2014 10:31am

        Keep students connected to the world and excited about learning with Flat Stanley!

        https://www.flatstanley.com

        • Sep 21, 2014 5:25pm

          Class Dojo motivates our kids through PBS. The teachers enjoy using it and the messenger helps keep parents informed. https://www.classdojo.com/

          • Sep 28, 2014 6:28pm

            I love Front Row Education. It has fabulous differentiated math instruction with stars and coins for motivations. When students struggle it directs them to others in the room who can peer tutors who have mastered the skill. For teachers it provides individual worksheets for students based on their skill level, as well as ways to track growth in each of the six areas of the common core.

            • Sep 29, 2014 6:37pm

              Socrative is a great way to involve students in their own learning by having them use their electronic device to submit answers to teacher made questions. It can also be used for exit tickets or polls.

              • Oct 7, 2014 10:42pm

                Here is a simple and fun 15 minute, once per week strategy, to repetitively motivate and inspire elementary and middle school students to excel academically and socially and to respect their teachers, schools, peers and the learning process. Particularly the home page, benefits page and FAQ's at: www.OnGiantsShoulders.ORG