Ako App Dice

Hello everyone, The other day I was working on my Kickstarter for my second book, Small Hope when I came across this great Kickstarter for Ako Dice. I loved the dice so much I asked the creator if I could use his template for making new App Dice for my students and he said that would be great. The Ako Dice design is inspired by new age concepts, and has a sleek, space-age, cutting-edge technology style. Below are two types I have created based on the template and I have created and I have even asked the creator if he … Continue reading Ako App Dice

30 Day Stick Around Challenge with the Google Classroom

Two and half weeks ago I began the 30 Day Stick Around Challenge. 30 days where I would create several Stick Around Projects or App Smashes and share them with all educators. I decided that in the last couple weeks of the challenge I would take the challenge a bit higher. For this one, I use Google Draw and Google Classroom with Stick Around. 1. I created a model of a Hydrogen Atom in Google Draw. I then upload it as an assignment to my Google Classroom and assign. 2. Students see the assignment that they must make a Stick … Continue reading 30 Day Stick Around Challenge with the Google Classroom

Why use App Dice?

There was a question I received the other day online about why use App Dice? After I saw a set of six sided dice be used for instruction with iPads, it hit me about how much potential there is with using them. We can learn any type of App or resource but sometimes one app doesn’t have to do it. A few months ago when I came up with the 3 App Challenge, I based it on using at least three apps in connection with each other to really bring out any type of project or assignment. Many teachers and … Continue reading Why use App Dice?

3 App Challenge using Stick Around, Explain Everything and Google Drive features of Edmodo

When creating and solving Stick Around Puzzles. Sometimes students have a limitation if they don’t have email. However, many classrooms use Edmodo. Teachers can create a Stick Around Puzzle and then add both an introduction and tutorial into a Stick Around Puzzle through Explain Everything. They can then upload the completed puzzle into Google Drive and then share the link direction in Edmodo. Students can then download the puzzle and complete it. They can then upload the completed puzzle into their backpacks on Edmodo for their teacher to review or grade. It stays in one system but uses the best … Continue reading 3 App Challenge using Stick Around, Explain Everything and Google Drive features of Edmodo

3 App Challenge: Classroom movie Day

Want your students to be be film critics for a day about their favorite movies and have their classmates respond and discuss their reviews? With this 3 App Challenge you have students check out reviews of their favorite movies on Fandango. Then film and edit their review on iMovie and then upload the review to a Google Form that other students can post and respond to. Continue reading 3 App Challenge: Classroom movie Day