21 Things – Capstone Project

As the Capstone Project in the 21 Things 4 iPads, educators are required to create a lesson plan involving one or more apps from the project. For my final project I decided to create a lesson plan for a course Continue reading 21 Things – Capstone Project

21 Things – Problem Solving and Programming for Learning

Helping students learn to problem solve is a goal from their first day in school. Parents, and teachers seek to provide controlled opportunities for students to learn perseverance and self-control in the face of adversity while solving problems. While real-world Continue reading 21 Things – Problem Solving and Programming for Learning

21 Things – Finding Apps for Your Class

Are you looking for apps to help engage students and bring about better student learning outcomes? Where do you find them? What sites do you use? Here are some app finding sites suggested by the creators of 21 Things 4 Continue reading 21 Things – Finding Apps for Your Class

21 Things – Online Bookmarking

     I have heard about but never explored Diigo, because I utilize Evernote for tracking almost everything. I do not believe I will use Diigo in the future. While I did not find it difficult to use I do Continue reading 21 Things – Online Bookmarking

21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

Do you remember seeing the huge book in the corner of the library growing up? It was the size of a small TV. It was always open, but nobody was ever reading it. Remember it now? Did you ever go Continue reading 21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

21 Things – Mind Mapping to Encourage PreWriting

As a former English teacher I have always believed one of the best ways to help students write is to have them brainstorm and/or plan their writing.  One way to do the prewriting is through a mind mapping app like Continue reading 21 Things – Mind Mapping to Encourage PreWriting

21 Things – Digital Study Skills

Using Quizlet, I created State Capitols Cards (use this link to access the cards) which allow the user to study state capitols. On one side I had the State Capitol. On the other side I had a map of the state and Continue reading 21 Things – Digital Study Skills

21 Things – Engaging with Augmented Reality

   Augmented Reality (AR). I had heard the term many times, but never knew what it was. Being in a new position this last year, I did not have the time to investigate AR. However, I did get the opportunity Continue reading 21 Things – Engaging with Augmented Reality

21 Things – Engaging Students/Parents with QR Codes

QR Codes (Quick Response) codes provide a great way to get connected to parents and students so you can open lines of communication, engage participants, and provide unique learning experiences. QR Codes can be created for any number of purposes, Continue reading 21 Things – Engaging Students/Parents with QR Codes