iPads and Writing Integrating iPads with Writing in the Classroom
WHY use an iPad for Writing? Allows for the 4 Cs! *Creativity *Collaboration *Critical Thinking *Communication
Common Core Writing Standards
How can we use iPads to make writing more meaningful?
Generating an Idea Traditional Methods Composition notebook Spiral notebook iPad Methods Popplet Educreations
Developing an Idea Traditional Methods Timeline Talk to partner iPads Methods Dragon Dictation Popplet QR Code
Drafting Traditional methods Paper and pencil iPad methods Sling Note Scribble Press
Revising Traditional Method Paper and Pencil Writing Journal iPad Method Scribble Press Telligami
Editing and Publishing Traditional Method Paper and pencil and crafts iPad Scribble Press Puppet Pals Educreations Telligami Over Lifecards
What is Word Wizard? This app allows students to create words and then have the words read back to them. It sounds the words out as the student goes and students can also create sentences.
Ways I Use O Making words O Making sentences O Phonics practice
What is Scribble Press? Scribble Press is a multimedia creativity platform for creating, sharing and publishing stories.
Scribble Press Independent AND Collaborative Excitement (begging actually) Knowledge/Pride Creative and Critical Thinking Communicate (students, parents, teachers) Edit/Revise/Publish/ HAIKU Individual or Group (new) Accounts
Share and Email it!
Share with EVERYONE!
Ways I Use Center Rotations (Creating books the students are interested in) Research Reports (Ocean Animals) Whole Class Books (OCEAN for Open House) Published pieces for Writers Workshop
Dragon Dictation and Evernote
What is Dragon Dictation and Evernote? Dragon Dictation Voice recognition Speak and instantly see your text Evernote Save your ideas Take notes Capture photos Voice reminders
Ways I Use Use Dragon to record voice and change into text Save in Evernote Have separate notebooks in Evernote for each student
What is Educreation? Recordable interactive whiteboard that captures your voice and handwriting to produce amazing video lessons that you can share online. Students and colleagues can replay your lessons in any web browser, or from within the app on their iPads.
Ways I Use Assessments (Writing Sight Words, kids record themselves as they write the words) Flipped Lessons CGI Math-explain your thinking Writing ANYTHING and recording student or teacher while writing.
What is Tellagami? Tellagami is a mobile app that lets you create and share a quick animated message called a Gami.
Ways I Use Writing Projects-read or type it into the app and the avatar reads it back. Read books into the app and it reads it back. Presenting research, present lessons
What is a QR Code? QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response Code) is the trademark for a type of matrix barcode (or two-dimensional barcode) first designed for the automotive industry in Japan. Now you will see them everywhere from a McDonalds Happy Meal to a box of nails. The barcode is an optically machine-readable label that is attached to an item and it records information related to that item.
Ways I Use I had fun with these Centers/Rotations Scavenger Hunt Research Writing Response Open House Welcome After our class Orange Hot Air Balloon field trip, we did a week of field trip fun zones. I put QR codes at rotations and the kids scanned them and then wrote information about hot air balloons, then we shared what we learned. They didnt want to stop.
Hot Air Balloon QR Code Centers
What is Puppet Pals? Puppet Pals is a digital puppet theater complete with a large array of characters and backgrounds. This is another creative app that can be used in your classroom in a variety of ways in all curricular areas.
Ways I Use Creative Writing-I had students write their own fairy/folk tales and then record them. Modern Readers Theater Collaborating on stories together Present Information
What is Popplet? A popplet is a big pinboard that you can put popples onto. It reminds me of a graphic organizer.
Ways I Use Graphic Organizer Classify and Categorize Collaborate on a specific topic Pre-Writing Presentation
What is Sling Note? Sling note allows you to open a web browser and a notepad or a calculator side by side. Its great for gathering research or compiling notes.
Ways I Use Research Project Based Collaborate on a specific topic Pre-Writing Note-Taking
What is Over? Over is a fun app that allows students to write text on top of photos.
Ways I Use Photos and labeling Create a presentation with historical facts, science facts, etc.
What is Lifecards? With Lifecards you can use up to four of your own photos to design your own imaginative postcard.
Ways I Use Photos and labeling Book reports, presentations, organizing thoughts, GATE icons, newsletters to parents. Create a presentation with historical facts, science facts, etc.
iPads and Writing How will you use them in your classroom?