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Preparing Devices for Young Learners

iPad Rules

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Acceptable Use Policies for Kids! (FREE PDF Download)

Many of us are using iPads, iPods, or other devices in our classrooms this coming year! This technology is so exciting, especially when we get it into the hands of young learners!!! It can definitely enhance learning, encourage creativity and collaboration, and keep the kiddos engaged in their learning!

iPad Timer Instructions (FREE PDF Download)

My class has been very successful using the iPad timer reminder card that I posted here a while back. Since I'm getting ready to update my class's iPads for a test run of iOS 7 on my campus, and the look of iOS 7 is so different, I wanted to update my task card for ...

Multitasking Gestures (FREE PDF Download)

So, I know this is way behind, but I still wanted to share ... Multitasking has changed in iOS 7, and I think it's really great! Do you know how to close apps? Double click the home button or 4 finger brush up to view the Multitasking feature on your iDevice.

Restrictions, Email Contracts, and Apps...

Last school year we were so excited to delve into the LEAP program ( Learning and Engaging through Access and P ersonalization) starting in our 3rd and 4th grades in October of 2012. By the end of February of 2013, our entire school went 1:1.

Parental Controls and Restrictions

We had a Social Media workshop at our school last night that was very eye-opening for parents and teachers. One quote that I walk away with, which was shared by Social Media guru, Maralyn Beck, is "Our kids are growing up on a digital playground, and no one is on digital recess duty (@KevinHoneycutt)".

Emoji in the Classroom

I had the pleasure of working with 5th graders on an ebook project on Fractions this week. The students were asked to choose a fractions concept that they had learned this year, such as making equivalent fractions, multiplying fractions, etc., and then design an ebook on their iPads using my all time favorite app, Book Creator.

A Day in the Life of an Elementary iStudent by Janet

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Reflections on Year 1 of 4th Grade 1:1

Just a little over four months ago, my third graders and I embarked upon a journey of becoming a 1:1 Classroom! Excitement and anticipation filled the air as our iPads arrived on our 100th Day of School and Learning! Becoming a 1:1 classroom was a huge game-changer in my teaching career!

Consider a Mobile-Friendly Classroom Makeover

On Monday, November 4th, BPE hosted Dr. Dieter Breithecker, an authority on ergonomics for children from the Federal Institute on the Development of Posture and Exercise in Wiesbaden, Germany. Dr. Breithecker spoke to teachers, parents, and community members about his research on movement and brain activity.