Elementary iPad

"I have a teacher iPad and access to school or district checkout packs. I'm looking for ideas to use these resources with my students."

Suggested Sessions: 

9:00
Using iMovie and Multimedia Projects to Enhance Learning - Amberleigh Slaven and Janette Henry, Mill Creek 5th Grade - This session will share the use of iMovie and multimedia projects in the classroom. It will include planning stages and student examples (grades K-5). Participants will be given the opportunity to share ideas for classroom implementation. It would be helpful to have a Google account, Prezi account, and a movie-making app (such as iMovie or Photostory).

10:00
Buzz Worthy Book Reviews - Stacy Robison, Two Mile 5th Grade - Now that students have devices, what should they do with them during independent reading time? This session is here to help with that dilemma! I’ll provide you with some safe and appropriate links that kids can use during their independent reading time. We’ll also explore some apps that kids can use to share about their completed independent books, similar to old fashioned book reports; however, kids will LOVE that book reports now integrate technology. Please download the following apps, if you can, as examples will be shown of : Overdrive, MyOn, 30 hands, Pic Collage, Voice Record, iMovie, and Trading Cards.

AppSmashing - Sharon Stemmons and Becky Ross, Mill Creek Media Specialist and 1st Grade - Have you ever wanted to use one feature of an app to make something in a different app? Well, now you can! Come and learn how to use apps in conjunction with each other to make a fabulous finished product! Some suggested apps to download in advance are: Pic Stitch, Chatterpix, Tellagami, Keynote, iMovie, Haiku Deck, Prezzi, 30 hands, Doodle Buddy, and Explain Everything.

11:00
Best Apps for your 1:1 Classroom - Leanna Guillory and Susan Heath, Shepard 3rd Grade - Have you downloaded an app and found it wasn't what you thought it was? We will provide you with a list of tried and true apps that we have used in the classroom that align with 3-5 grade objectives...and kids love them. Included will be apps that can be used for enriching and remediating your curriculum. Also included will be apps that we have found to be helpful in researching and tips on how to make researching go more smoothly using iPads.

Google Galore: Utilizing Google Tools with Students - Nikki Kunkel, Shepard 4th GradeGoogle offers a multitude of free and easy to understand tools. In this session, I will share ways I utilize Google Blogger and Google Drive with my students. From book club assignments to homework, these tools offer accessibility and an avenue for student creativity. It would be helpful if you download Google Blogger and Google Drive apps prior to this session.

1:00
Crossover Presentation Apps - Debbie Perkins and Terri Brines, eMINTS National Center - Wondering what apps to use for Androids and iPads? Join us to work with apps that will support learning in your classroom no matter what digital device is in your students’ hands. We will explore presentation and productivity apps that are free on both Android and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad).