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About ipadintegration

I teach English at Maple Grove Senior High and am collaborating with Jen Hinker. Both licensed reading teachers, we're embarking on this ipod integration as a way to help our students succeed.

iPad Resources

Resources for iPad use This is How to Use iPads to Improve Reading Skills, from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning A concise list of just 6 easy-to-use apps for helping students engage with text in a variety of ways.  

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Debate Collaboration

Over the past two weeks my students have been working in 2-3 person teams to prepare a Lincoln Douglas debate. Topics were student-chosen, and each team will face another team on debate day. Students having iPads at hand was so … Continue reading

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Flipped Classroom Resources

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/13/flipped-classroom-models-_n_1594279.html http://plpnetwork.com/2012/10/08/flip-love-affair/ http://www.pewinternet.org/files/old-media/Files/Reports/2013/PIP_TeensandTechnology2013.pdf http://www.teachthought.com/trends/10-pros-cons-flipped-classroom/ http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar13/vol70/num06/Flip-Your-Students’-Learning.aspx Additional reading: http://flipped-learning.com/?p=1041  

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Project-Based Learning in the Flipped Classroom

I’ve just started a UW-Stout graduate class entitled Project-Based Learning in the Flipped Classroom. Because I hope to use some of what I learn with my class this year, I’ll be periodically posting work I create in the class if … Continue reading

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ShowMe update

Students need to use headphones. Good idea to work in groups so two ipads were available–one for composition and one on which to view the instructions. Snafu: Students were not able to send their ShowMe’s to me vie email. It … Continue reading

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ShowMe and Google Drive labels

Today’s objective: set up a platform for students to use in reporting out their analysis of a character in The Crucible. I decided to use ShowMe, so I created accounts for each of my students. I received email notification of … Continue reading

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Progress toward learning!

The results I had hoped for are becoming a reality in my classroom, manifested by students fully engaged in learning and today sharing quality ideas. Backtracking a bit, last Thursday I used Kahoot!, setting up a contest-format review of The … Continue reading

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