I am so excited! I guest blogged over at Education to the Core! Check out my post to learn 5 fun and free ways to integrate technology in your classroom EVEN if you don't have a 1:1 setting!! I would love for you to check it out! Click HERE to read it!! Pin the image below to save it for later! … [Read more...] about Having Fun Without 1:1
Have you ever heard of the app Chatterpix? Maybe you have, but you aren't quite sure how great in can be in your classroom! Not a 1:1 classroom? No problem! Neither am I!! Chatterpix provides a (FREE!) quick & easy way to informally assess your student's learning that is fun for them! I have used this app in science and social studies mainly, but it can be used for ANYTHING! The app allows you to take any photo you have saved on your device and make it "talk". You draw a line where you want the mouth to be and then the students have 30 seconds to record … [Read more...] about Using Chatterpix in Your Classroom
Tomorrow is the 100th day of school! Even though I teach 3rd grade I wanted to do something fun, quick, and easy to celebrate with my class! First I downloaded this app, Aging Booth onto all of our devices! It is free! If you only have a few devices, or just your phone, don't worry! You can still do this! I had my students quickly take a photo of themselves "mainly their face" with the app to get an old version of themselves. Hehe! They love this. I had them upload it to our Google Drive account on our devices so I could print from my computer! If you are … [Read more...] about 100th Day Activities
Have you heard of the app Epic? Oh my GOODNESS! It is by far now one of my favorite apps for the classroom! Not only is it free (hey hey!!), my students LOVE it. I mean L-O-V-E! What it is is a major hub for a TON of free books your students can read and listen to. A lot of them can be read out loud. Some of them are just for them to read. I use this app mainly during daily 5 for “listen to reading”. Another way I love incorporating it is with my student who is still learning to read in English! Listening to a story on Epic is not only way fun and engaging for him, but … [Read more...] about EPIC!