This is the first in a series of blog posts written by Apple Distinguished Educator, Trainer, and Showbie Champion, Joe Moretti. In this post, Joe talks about the essential 3 apps that help any edtech classroom, and how they can be used together.
After posting about the importance of Digital Citizenship in one school back in March 2016, we decided to delve deeper into what #digcit is by talking to its cofounders. What we found was a constantly evolving philosophy involving helping all citizens use technology an social media in safe, savvy and ethical ways.
One of the biggest concerns with 1:1 device rollouts is the cost of replacing broken or damaged devices. After talking to many teachers, schools and districts about their experiences with device breakage, we have some great advice for how you can keep your device breakage low, and what device protectors you should equip them with.
Showbie has collected 5 actionable tips that we’ve learned from educators around the world on how they’ve found success going 1:1 and introducing devices to their teachers and students.
What is Digital Citizenship? Digital Learning Specialist Kerry Gallagher guides us through her approach to creating digital citizens in her school, and why it’s so important in tech-savvy classrooms today.
How do you implement iPads effectively with kindergarten students? We talked to a kindergarten teacher who is constantly impressed by how technology is not only improving her primary students’ learning, but helping her reach them in ways she was unable to before. This post also includes valuable resources for any educator looking to implement mobile devices in kindergarten class, including a downloadable handbook.