Tag Archives : iPad


ASCC 05: Dynamic and Interactive Maps of the Earth For All to Use

This fifth featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the high school science classroom of Troy Hernandez at Grosse Pointe South High School. What did Earth’s continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? What do we know about the climate back when our […]


ASCC 04: Screencasting to Demonstrate Fluency in the World Language Classroom

This fourth featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the Spanish classroom of Joanna Porvin at Brownell Middle School. How do students prove that they are developing spoken fluency in another language? While this skill is typically assessed in person by a teacher through conversations, this task can become a challenge to manage […]


Is the iPad Mightier Than the Interactive Whiteboard? 2

The 2013 MACUL Conference in Detroit, MI featured myriad sessions on the use of interactive whiteboards in the classroom as well as iPads in education. Vendors in the exhibit hall tried to show the most appealing features of their product while teachers shared their best uses for technology. An interesting question arose during the conference: […]


Ten Digital Ideas to Consider at Your School This Week 1

This past week was the 2012 Michigan Digital Learning Conference hosted by the MACUL organization. The conference brings together Michigan educators and technology professionals to share ideas on what the latest and greatest in technology could mean for education. There were presentations by classroom teachers, administrators, tech “gurus” and technology vendors. The conference was an opportunity […]