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

Do you want to build a Snowman Pirate Style?

Most of you are reading the title of this post and going: “Oh great!” “Another Frozen project, just what we need.” However, we all know I don’t like to just go with a traditional spin on something like making a cardboard Olaf or mini jars full of cotton and paper. No, I’m going a different route here and of course I’m borrowing a little Pirate flair in the process. As you can see by the above image, I have an entire set of snowmen created by a local grade school class assembled into a melody of snowmen and in some … Continue reading Do you want to build a Snowman Pirate Style?

App Dice Spotlight for 12/4/2014

This week’s App Dice Spot lighters go to Sara L. Brooks and Stacy Brown for their great App Dice. Sara created a set of App Dice for Students when they have problems picking subjects to use with their Apps. She created a die that you can roll and pick your subject to use with your Apps. Stacy created a great set of Hanukkah App Dice based off my Christmas App Dice I posted a few days ago. Wonderful job ladies and be sure to check out their Twitter posts and websites for great lessons. Continue reading App Dice Spotlight for 12/4/2014

Purple Pumpkin Tech Super Smash for October 30th

Greetings everyone, With October 31st just a day away and Epilepsy Awareness Month starting on Saturday, I thought I would create some Tech Super Smashes for your Pumpkins in the classroom before the final one tomorrow. Here is list of how you can Tech Smash your Purple Pumpkin. 1. Create a set of QR Codes for your classroom. These QR Codes can be short cuts to websites about the Purple Pumpkin Project, Epilepsy, Stick Around Puzzles and Voice Notes. Print them out and put them on a pumpkin in your classroom and have students scan them. They then can write … Continue reading Purple Pumpkin Tech Super Smash for October 30th

iBeacon Pumpkin App Dice Smash

Happy Tech Tuesday Everyone, Today’s Pumpkin Tech Smash is based off of iBeacon. For those who don’t know, iBeacon is quickly starting to be used in education for scavenger hunts, App Smashes and more. Today’s Pumpkin Tech Smash is one I came up with when my son was running around with our pumpkins in the house and hiding them. Here is how it works for your classroom. 1. Create a mini movie using Apps like: Chatterpix, Tellagami, Puppet Pals or iMovie on a type of App Smash you want students to create with your classroom App Dice. 2. Upload the … Continue reading iBeacon Pumpkin App Dice Smash