Monthly Archives: July, 2013

How The Best Web Tools Fit Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/best-web-tools-blooms-digital-taxonomy/  This is a really cool post by Edudemic.

best web tools digital taxonomy

Online Quizzes

Check out this wonderful article about creating online quizzes.

Free Technology for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/quizdini-create-online-quizzes-that.html

Using Technology For Assessment

I am new to using prezi for presentations, but decided to give it a try.  Here’s the link to my prezi, which is about technology and assessment:

http://prezi.com/q5mmrbw3deew/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

 

Running Record Toolbox

iPhone Screenshot 1 This app looks awesome for all reading teachers.  Created by teachers and available for just 99  cents.  Download it for your iPhone or iPad.  Here is more info:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/running-record-toolbox/id669076125?mt=8

Formative Assessment

Formative Assessment enables teachers to make frequent checks of students’ progress and understanding. Students receive immediate feedback, and instruction can then be modified based upon the assessment in order to best meet the needs of the student.  Technology allows teachers to formatively assess students.  The following article provides some excellent information about formative assessment:

Show What You Know As You Go: A Different Spin on Assessment:

Assessments should be taken throughout the learning process, not just at the end.

By Grant Wiggins
This article originally published on 7/1/1997

The Ultimate Printable Guide To The Apple iPad

This is a fantastic PDF you can print that covers all the basic about an iPad.  If you are new to iPads you need to have this.  If your students will be bringing iPads to school this year, like at my school,  print one of these out for every student.

http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/the-ultimate-printable-guide-to-the-apple-ipad/

Edudemic  Added by on 2013-07-16

Technology Timesavers for Teachers

This is a great article about how one teacher uses her iPad and apps to save her time and keep her organized.  She has lots of really good ideas for utilizing an iPad.

http://www.the-teachers-lounge.com/blog/2012/03/technology-timesavers-for-teacher/

by Jill Scott on March 29, 2012

Socrative

Socrative is an amazing app for teachers, and it is FREE!!  It allows you to create quizzes, surveys and polls and send them from your iPad to your students’ iPads.  Students can then answer the questions and they receive immediate feedback.  Immediate results are also sent back to the teacher’s iPad.  Did I mention this was a free app?!  Amazing!

Here’s a video with more information to help you get started.

Differentiating Instruction Through Interactive Games

This is a fantastic video from a second grade teacher showing how he uses computer games to differentiate his math instruction.

Apps for Story Telling, Movie Making, Making Comics, Publishing and More

This is a wonderful collection of apps for classroom teachers from StoryKeepers.  Most of these apps are free and can be used in the classroom for a variety of purposes including creative writing, video producing and assessment purposes.  Just use your imagination and let your students use their imagination!

http://storykeepers.wikispaces.com/iPad+StoryTelling+APPS