Tech at School
Free app….Let students read a passage and record themselves reading. Review the reading with the student...They can reread as many times as you want them to in order to gain greater fluency!! Students improve when they can hear their own reading, evaluate it, and make a plan to improve! Love this!
10 free learning sites for kids.
3D Shapes I Know (song for kids)
"How To Teach Time" - A frog story that uses an analog clock to keep track of the time. This is a great video for 1st grade students to learn how to read a clock.
Apple App for running reading record calculator!
Enable “Kid Mode” on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. How did I not know about this before! We can lock kids into certain apps! And you can disable parts of the screen so they can't click on the annoying ads! *Be aware that it may get you stuck in the app & you'll have to force a reboot.*
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas! From James Dean and Eric Litwin. 'Twas the day before Christmas and Santa was ill. In the cold winter wind he had caught a bad chill. Will Christmas be canceled? Will it come to that? "Never!" cried Santa. "Let's call Pete the Cat!" In this rockin' new spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pet...
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas
For the Birds~ Approx. 3-min. Disney Pixar video that shows the social behavior of a flock of tiny birds, and how they respond to a newcomer. In the end, the bullies' behavior causes them to lose their feathers and feel embarrassed that they are "naked." Good introduction for a discussion of inference, cause and effect , bullying, or peer group pressure.
Pixar Short Film: For the Birds (This one is great for the beginning of the year, especially to infer important ideas about friendships, tolerance, bullying, and more. Great "moral to the story.")
The Actual '73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
GREAT iPad App Pinterest Collection by Katie Christo | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1990) 2/3