Category Archives: iTunes

GeoGebra AR

 by Jennifer Robb  Augmented Reality continues to gain traction in classrooms for its ability to deeply immerse students into learning. By superimposing an image, video, or text onto the real world, students are able to explore events, places, and concepts … Continue reading

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Move the Turtle

by Maya Staresinic Possessing the ability to code opens up so many doors and exposes our students to many opportunities. This is something we have said before, and something that we will continue to preach (because it’s true!). It has … Continue reading

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Duolingo

by Laura Dobos Having the ability to speak in more than one language has rapidly become a skill that is very appealing to many employers and in many disciplines. In education, having the ability to speak and teach French almost … Continue reading

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iHomework

by Maya Staresinic Students and teachers have a lot on their plate. Teachers have to remember when report cards are due, when the school soccer team has practice and everything in between. Students on the other hand, ned to recall … Continue reading

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MyScript Calculator

by Laura Dobos With the growing epidemic that is technology in the classroom, it is becoming increasingly important for teachers to have the knowledge and know-how to combat the distractive nature of these technologies. Technology is something, that when used … Continue reading

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TouchCast

by Laura Dobos During the CONNECT conference this past April in Niagara Falls, we had the opportunity to connect and network with all kinds of professionals in the education field. While presenting the green screen content, some of these professionals … Continue reading

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Medley Music Maker

by Maya Staresinic Looking back to my experience in elementary school and high school, I always loved my music period. It was a time where I could experiment with different sounds and different instruments, to create a song that I … Continue reading

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Fly

by Maya Staresinic We’ve all been there. Faced with that daunting task of creating a sleek movie/video through an online editor, but knowing that most of the software’s take a lot of time to even get comfortable with using. We’ve … Continue reading

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The Sandbox EDU

by Maya Staresinic  It is well known that many students enjoy the occasional video game. Time and time again I have heard students say, “When I got home I played some video games…” Well, we have found a game that … Continue reading

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Lightbot

by Maya Staresinic With all of the talk surrounding coding, it seems as if teaching our students how to code has recently become viewed as good teaching practice. Although today’s modern students are more advanced in technology than students ever … Continue reading

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Aurasma

by Laura Dobos Recently I was introduced to virtual reality and augmented reality by our VR/AR expert within the lab Melanie Maas. Augmented reality takes a real world image and applies a computer-generated augmentation, bringing the image to life. The … Continue reading

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Seesaw

by Maya Staresinic What happens to you when I say the following: excellent parent/teacher communication, formative assessment and independent documentation of learning? Is your brain spinning? Maybe a little bit of steam coming out of your ears? As teachers we try … Continue reading

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Within

by Maya Staresinic Picture this. Your History class is in the middle of studying how groups of people have been displaced throughout our history. You are particularly looking at the 60 million people who have been displaced from their homes by … Continue reading

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Google Earth

by Maya Staresinsic Google Earth is an app that allows your students to fly around the planet and visit the Pyramids of Giza the same day they explore the Mayan Temples in Mexico. With the swipe of a finger, the user is … Continue reading

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Tickle

by Lauren Fridman & Maya Staresinic Tickle is an app that runs on Apple devices and allows users to create block codes for their programmable robots. The app functions with a multitude of robots including Sphero, BB8, Ollie, Dash and Dot. The … Continue reading

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