iPads in the Elementary School

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iPads in the Elementary : 

iPads in the Elementary reflections of the 5th graders of Bentheim Elementary School Andy Losik • Elementary Infotech Teacher Hamilton Community Schools • Apple Distinguished Educator

Andy Losik : 

Grades 4-6 (1994-2000) Infotech (2000-) Blue Star and Bentheim Elementary Schools Hamilton, MI mrlosik.blogspot.com - mrlosik.edublogs.org alosik@hamiltonschools.us @mrlosik on Twitter Andy Losik

Why I teach: : 

Why I teach: My philosophy: Finding ways to foster higher order thinking skills as we make school work for all kids in the most efficient manner possible.

iPads do that. : 

iPads do that. No, iPads help teachers do that.

Not just a sales pitch : 

Not just a sales pitch 5th graders handed the “Prove ‘Em or Lose ‘Em” challenge.

How has using the iPad changed learning for you as a 5th grader? : 

How has using the iPad changed learning for you as a 5th grader?

How has using the iPad changed learning for you as a 5th grader? : 

How has using the iPad changed learning for you as a 5th grader? ~ iPads make it easier to understand the subject we are learning about. We can remember the things we learn by connecting it to the iPad. ~ iPads are making it easier for pretty much everyone in the school. iPads make everyone want to learn.

What changes in classmate behavior have you seen now that you are using the iPads? : 

What changes in classmate behavior have you seen now that you are using the iPads?

What changes in classmate behavior have you seen now that you are using the iPads? : 

What changes in classmate behavior have you seen now that you are using the iPads? ~ Kids in my class tend to listen more and try harder to get their work done so they don’t lose iPad time. ~ Kids used to mess around a lot because they lost focus. It is hard to lose focus now.

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why? : 

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why?

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why? : 

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why? 51 out of 52 chose iPads ~ I would use an iPad because you can just touch it and not have to click a mouse. ~ I would take the iPad. Both can go on the Internet but can you download awesome educational apps on a laptop?

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why? : 

If an iPad was sitting next to one of our laptops, which would you rather use? Why? ~ I would rather use an iPad because they help me focus. There as many “thingys” to click on like on the laptops. ~ No question an iPad because it’s a touchscreen...and you don’t even realize how much it is helping you do better for tests.

Compare using an app like Rocket Math to a website like Jet Ski Addition. : 

Compare using an app like Rocket Math to a website like Jet Ski Addition.

Compare using an app like Rocket Math to a website like Jet Ski Addition. : 

Compare using an app like Rocket Math to a website like Jet Ski Addition. ~ I would prefer to use an app like Rocket Math over Jet Ski Addition because it lets us use a scribble pad which makes it so much easier. ~ Touching the screen to do math is much more natural than clicking stuff.

What if anything would you change about how your teachers are using the iPads? : 

What if anything would you change about how your teachers are using the iPads?

What if anything would you change about how your teachers are using the iPads? : 

What if anything would you change about how your teachers are using the iPads? ~ I would change how much we get to use the iPads. We should use them all of the time. ~ Use one of those cords to show it on the projector. ~ I would be really proud.

Great Apps : 

Great Apps

Questions? : 

Questions?

Andy Losik : 

mrlosik.blogspot.com - mrlosik.edublogs.org alosik@hamiltonschools.us @mrlosik on Twitter Andy Losik

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