Sometimes I feel like a kid in a candy store. So many choices …
With new apps and web services flying onto the internet at what feels like the speed of light, I have to discipline myself to make a decision and move forward. These next few posts will feature some of the tools I chose to organize, plan and streamline my teaching practices. [Disclousre: By the time I finish these posts there will most likely be a dozen more options with louder, brighter bells and whistles but alas there is only so much time in a day, so here goes…]
Here is a sneak peek of what’s to come:
- AppoLearning Collections : Transforming digital argh#!$@* to digital ahhhh..
- Graphite and Better Lessons : App reviews, lesson flows, tech resources
- Digital Lesson Plannners: Lino, Post-Its, Planbook.com, CommonsenseCurriculum (digital planbooks, etc.)
- Seesaw: Learning portfolios and beyond: an answer to a teacher’s prayer for easy to use, elegant data collection/tracking, home-school communication, goal setting, etc., etc.
- Classkick: A must for any 1:1 iPad classroom. The true FLIPPED classroom has arrived. Imagine easily creating a personalized Khan academy for your students — this app provides the platform.
- Pinterest: How to maximize using Pinterest in your lesson planning, etc.
- Twitter: I keep hearing teachers use Twitter, I am a newbie in this arena and need a guest author for this blog? Interested? Please comment below and let me know.
- Class WebPage: Exploring way to use class webpages to make your teacher life easier. Make your webpage work for you.