Category Archives: Handheld Devices

Atoms and iPads

One of the classrooms in our device pilot is a 9th grade science classroom taught by Mr. Christian Ehrhart. Mr. Ehrhart manages and designs his instruction by the concepts of Mastery Learning. In a nutshell, students must meet the expectations for … Continue reading

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Classroom Cart Pilot

A new school year is underway and our district will have a lot of exciting things happening this year. Several classrooms will be provided with a classroom cart of iPad minis or Google Chromebooks. This will give us a chance … Continue reading

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Graphing Functions in a BYOD Classroom

Graphing functions in Algebra class is a task that has long been dominated by the use of a TI graphing calculator. But now, in a Bring Your Own Device classroom, students can work with these function graphs using an iPhone, … Continue reading

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5 Must Do’s for Video Projects

If you want to have your students create a video to demonstrate their understanding of  content, keep these 5 tips in mind for a successful project: 1. Share the grading rubric and a sample finished product with the students The rubric … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful QR Code Hunt

Using QR codes in the classroom is a very popular tech tool right now. One of the most common ways these codes are being used is to have a QR code scavenger hunt. Armed with a mobile device connected to … Continue reading

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QR Code + Algebra Study Guide = Effective Review

As some 8th grade Algebra students prepare for their final exam at our school, they will be able to learn from each other while they review – whether they are at school or at home. How? Each section of the … Continue reading

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iPods over MovieMaker

We recently used our iPod lab in a Social Studies class for seniors : National and Political Systems. The students were studying political parties and were working on a project where they would create a political candidate. After writing a … Continue reading

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