Coming to an Art Room Near you!

    Happy Monday Everyone! I am pleased to announce that this past Saturday afternoon, while on a quest to find some Star Wars The Force Awakens action figures at a Super Target, my iPhone went off. I looked at the notification and it told me that our Donors Choose had been funded. Extremely ironic since I walked down an aisle that had both Sphero SPRK and Ollies on the shelf as I read the notification. As I smiled like I had found a BB-8 marked down to $2, I immediately sent a Snapchat to my fellow teachers and they … Continue reading Coming to an Art Room Near you!

Stick around for some S.T.E.A.M Googleness

In this short tutorial I explain how to use Google Classroom and Stick Around to create a great App S.T.E.A.Mer using iPad. This is a great way to teach students how to use S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) and utilize your Google Drive. Continue reading Stick around for some S.T.E.A.M Googleness

Bishop takes Google Classroom to a 7 Super App Smash

Hello Everyone, Do I have an App Smash for you! Last Friday during Genius Hour Friday, my 5th graders were playing my Appification game board and wanted me to create a Super App Smash like I have never done before and they gave me one. The rolled both of my App Dice and the first was Google Classroom and they said I had to use that one no matter what. I told my students that was great, the next they rolled my favorite App, Stick Around but then Appification kicked in. They then rolled on my chess die and came … Continue reading Bishop takes Google Classroom to a 7 Super App Smash

Warm up with some Stick Around STEAMers and Citing

Hello my fellow educators, if you are like me, most of you are dealing with a Snow Day due to the crazy blizzards in the US right now. Well, as we all know, when I have a Snow Day, I get creative. I brew the coffee, my son watches Curious George and my wife sleeps in. Now, for February through March I’m doing a combination of Application (Gamification mixed with App Smashes). I’m also doing App STEAMers, which is creating App Smashes based on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics). Thanks to this winter weather and the fact I’m … Continue reading Warm up with some Stick Around STEAMers and Citing