iPads in the Classroom: K-2 Edition

iPads in the Classroom: K-2 Edition
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This is a discounted bundle of my K-2 iPads in the Classroom units. This bundle includes the following units:

Using iPads in Creative Ways
Use iPads to teach students a variety of skills and concepts in new and creative ways and move them higher up the bloom’s taxonomy ladder. The lessons in this document not only assist students in understanding at a basic level, but can also provide opportunities for students to analyze and evaluate their work often. The apps used in this document are:
Make a Scene Apps: Farmyard

All are free apps that can be found on the iPad.

There are so many skills and concepts that can be taught using these three apps. I am sure I have only scratched the surface of what can be done with them in the classroom. Here are the examples found in the 30 page pdf:

✴Listening Skills
✴Understanding questions words
✴Using prepositions correctly
✴Sorting objects into categories
✴Narrative Writing

✴Comparing Numbers
✴Addition and Subtraction Problems
✴Multiplication and Division Problems

Academic Vocabulary Through Pictures
Direct teaching of vocabulary can help improve comprehension only when taught in meaningful context. The activities in this document will allow students to relate the new vocabulary they are learning to their background knowledge and to linguistic and nonlinguistic representations through the use of technology.

With your purchase you will receive a 21 page pdf that includes the following:
An overview of the document
Ways to hook up iPad to an interactive whiteboard
3 lesson plans to assist in teaching academic vocabulary no matter what the subject area
How-to videos with QR codes to teach how to use the Pic Collage and Popplet app
4 specific examples provided from science, math, and social studies topics
Ideas for sharing pic collages
Assessment and project checklist ideas

Interactive Reading Notebook
Common Core State Standards require students to read, examine, and discuss a variety of texts. The reading notebook is a tool to aide comprehension, write about thinking, and provide evidence during reading. This product will provide you with all the tools necessary to assist students in creating digital interactive reading notebooks using apps and graphic organizers. Created for K-2 students, the set of graphic organizers can be used with any reading series or program to teach reading comprehension with or without technology. Use the organizers as part of a balanced literacy program to scaffold students to higher comprehension. If you have iPads in the classroom then take the notebook to a whole new level of engagement with the tools provided in this product.

This 82 page document provides the following:

49 printable graphic organizers
Examples for using the graphic organizers with the iPad to create an interactive reading notebook. Students can use video, audio, pictures, and more to explain thinking about text.
"How-to" links and screenshots of how to use suggested apps.

Introducing iPads
If you have iPads in the classroom than this unit is for you. Whether you have a classroom set of iPads or a small group, use the ideas in this document to introduce the devices to your students. Think of iPads as you would anything else when dealing with classroom management issues. It is important to always start on the right foot. This means you should be sure to think about the procedures you would need to teach students in order to manage the devices effectively in the classroom. This 29 page document provides the following:

Technology Standards Poster and Link to Standards
Sharing and Mirroring Options
9 Introductory Tips to help you think through the procedures that need to be put into place
8 Posters for your classroom to display
2 iPad Lessons
Lesson #1 students learn how to use QR codes, watch a video, and create a project
2 - Students learn about digital citizenship. Links to help teach these skills.
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