Tag Archives : BYOD

ASCC 13: How to Sell a Colony in 30 Days

This thirteenth, and final, featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the Social Studies classroom of former Parcells Middle School teacher, now Brownell Middle School principal, Rodger Hunwick. Resourcefulness is key in the educational technology worlds of yesteryear and today. Educators have always made the most of the resources that they have […]

ASCC 12: Enhancing Vocabulary With iPad Apps & Apple TV

This twelfth featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the English Language Arts classroom of Jodi Stevens at Grosse Pointe South High School. The Apple TV has been a wonderful tool that is helping to enhance learning in the classroom in a variety of ways. Using mobile apps for vocabulary building, reading comprehension, and […]

ASCC 07: Three Easy Ways to Get Started With Apple TV In the Classroom

This seventh featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the Economics classroom of Brian Degnore at Grosse Pointe North High School.  When I first saw a colleague using an Apple TV in their classroom, I was intrigued and fascinated as to how I could use the same device in my classroom. Since obtaining an […]

How to Avoid Apple TV Content Overload

Apple TV is an amazing (and inexpensive) little device, used in many classrooms and homes, which lets you access content from a variety of web sources and display the mirror image of your iOS device (called “mirroring”) screen wirelessly using AirPlay to your display. But sometimes there can be too much content, and that can distract from […]

The Impact of One to One Computing on Student Achievement in Schools 1

  Across the nation, many classrooms, schools, and districts are going 1:1. Though a 1:1 program might look different from place to place, they all have one thing in common at least: every student gets their own computing device. In some cases, students receive a laptop computer while others get tablets. Regardless of the device […]

The Social Media 411 For Parents, Educators, & Students [GUIDE] 5

There are numerous websites and mobile apps that allow users to create an account, share content, and connect with others. ‘Social network’ is the broad category to which these services belong. While the most well known of the social networks is likely Facebook, teens have been slowly making an exodus away from Facebook as more […]

4 Digital School Supplies For the New School Year

As Labor Day weekend quickly approaches in Michigan, the signs of the beginning of a new school year become increasingly more real. While the daylight decreases, the anticipation increases for everyone who has a connection to school. Teachers are preparing their classrooms, parents are getting their children ready for new learning experiences, and students are shopping for school […]