Innovative lessons through apps

By Learning Forward
October 2017
Vol. 38 No 5
Innovation Classroom ( highlights how technology can transform teaching and learning. A selection of video lessons for math, science, language arts, life skills, and social studies offers a window into how innovative teachers are leveraging the latest apps and tools to engage students in new ways. Created by and for teachers, the lesson videos offer short, targeted strategies for using specific technology applications to achieve particular instruction and assessment objectives. For example, videos include reflections on learning using Padlet, math exit ticket using Socrative, literary elements with Pic Collage Kids, and making picto graphs using Doodle Buddy. Heather Gauck, the project organizer and team leader for Innovation Classroom, is a K-3 resource teacher in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Recognized by PBS as one of 2015’s digital

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Gauck and members of her team will share more about this work at the Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, in session 1404: Innovation Classroom: Technology PD + Social Media=Everyone Learns! on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.

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