Thursday, October 30, 2014
Educational Technology for SD Teachers Podcast - Episode 7: Teachers Share About Their Favorite Social Media Tools: Facebook and Youtube
Facebook, and Jessica Irey, who gives some great real-world examples for using YouTube.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Some example GPS device activities for students include having students enter waypoints into the GPS for different activities (walking, sports, etc.) and then measuring, averaging and graphing the distances between points. Teachers can also enter coordinates and information into the GPS devices and send students on a hunt for the coordinates.
Here are 5 more example GPS-based learning activity ideas:
What are some GPS activities that you have tried as a teacher?
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Educational Technology for SD Teachers Podcast - Episode 6: Ellendale, ND: How did we get to the point where everyone has an iPad?
This week, we continue on location to Ellendale ND for an interview with Justin Thorpe, technology coordinator. Some of the topics we discuss include how many websites and resources should really be blocked for students and teachers and how we get to the point where everyone has an iPad in Ellendale schools. This is a continuation of our previous episode interviewing a kindergarten and high school teacher.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Educational Technology for SD Teachers Podcast - Episode 5: Ellendale, ND: 1:1 iPads: How do a Kindergarten and High School Teacher use Technology
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Educational Technology for SD Teachers Podcast - Episode 4: Kids These Days...Technologies and Apps for Early Childhood Education
Here are the links from this post:
- Learn with Homer: https://learnwithhomer.com/
- Word Wizard: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-wizard-talking-movable/id447312716?mt=8
- Starfall: http://www.starfall.com/
- Build to 100: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fuzzybees.BuildTo100&hl=en
- Hungry fish: http://motionmathgames.com/motion-math-hungry-fish/