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RoundUp June 2016 – Easy-to-Use Websites

Do you prefer tools that are efficient, straightforward, and get the job done? We like them, too. This month, App Ed Review has curated four of our favorite easy-to-use websites for your classroom! Penzu might just be the easiest-to-use website for writing ever created! The Penzu website links with the both its iOS apps for the iPhone and iPad and ...

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RoundUp May 2016 – Chemistry Tools

Think chemistry can’t be taught using instructional technology? Think again. This month, we’re sharing four of our favorite chemistry resources for creating reactions, safely mixing volatile chemicals in virtual labs, learning elemental symbols/facts, and directing students through in-class experiments. Your students will go Ba.Na.Na.S. for these Dy.N.Am.I.Te. C.He.M.I.S.T.R.Y. apps and website! As part of our review process, every app analyzed ...

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Fitness Trackers – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’ dietary understanding and physical fitness. Instructional Objective: Students will be able to track what they eat, create a physical activity schedule, and analyze how to make healthier choices. Step 1: Students will use the Fooducate app to input everything they eat and drink for a week. Step 2: Students will use the 7 Minute Workout app ...

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Read and Write! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ reading and writing levels. Instructional Objective: Students will recall the alphabet and spell basic words. Step 1: Students will learn the alphabet in both lower and upper case, tracing letters and practicing their shapes in the My First Alphabet Phonics app. Step 2: Students will learn to write words by selecting everyday objects in categories ...

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Comparing Colonies – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop social studies students’ early American history background knowledge. Instructional Objective: Students will research Spanish, French, and English colonies in the Americas, creating both a poster on one of the colonies and a compare/contrast essay analyzing the differences between the three different American colonizers. Step 1: Students will break apart into groups of 3. Students will then ...

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