How Explain Everything went from in the back corner to the front of my iPad

Hello Everyone, Today I wanted to share a story because you know I love to tell stories. Once Upon a time, there was an App called Explain Everything. This App was to create great screen casting with your iPad and make videos and allow you to export them to other cloud based programs or Apps. Well, when the App first came out, this once young intern at a public 3-5 one to one iPad school checked it out with a few of my teachers and we didn’t have the easiest time with it. We decided to table it for the … Continue reading How Explain Everything went from in the back corner to the front of my iPad

Top 10 Ways to Tech Like a Pirate

Starting in January, I’m kicking of “Tech Like a Pirate” where you I talk about several ways you integrate technology into your classroom while you Teach Like a Pirate. To get things kicked off, I have made a Top 10 list or in a way kind of a top 40 list to show you what Apps work the best with all the Pirate Hooks. So, let the fun begin. 1. You. Yes, you. Who knows what tech to use in their classroom the best but you the teacher. What programs do you use every day? Do you have a digital … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Tech Like a Pirate

Land of Venn App Review

In this video review, I take a look at the Game Education Math App, Land of Ven by iMagine Machine. The game is a winner for game learning in higher elementary and middle school students. The Land of Venn is the first of what iMagine Machine plans on having a series of these games to teach Math to students in a fun and exciting way. The game teaches geometrics and applied strategy without being a standard beat the bad guys and achieve a high score. I had a cousin who is a 6th grader be able to apply his understanding … Continue reading Land of Venn App Review

Let’s Build some Anatomy in the Classroom

Happy Fall and Happy Halloween Everyone, Above is a snap shot of a Stick Around Puzzle I made about the Anatomy of a Creeper from Minecraft. You can download the puzzle for you iPad here Or use the QR Code . I’ve decided to kick off “Tech Smash the Lego Classroom” starting today for the month of November. How does my exploding green creature above me fit into the entire idea? First of all, using Legos in the classroom isn’t new but in the last couple of years Legos are being used from Math to Social Studies and Technology. After … Continue reading Let’s Build some Anatomy in the Classroom