This site works great on the iPads as well, and it's even easier to save the picture. Just take a screen shot by pressing the power button and the home button at the same time. The picture will be saved to your photo album. Make sure you scroll down to the bottom of the webpage for a few ideas on how you could incorporate it into your curriculum.
Here's Tonya Dean's example using the concept of division and/or fractions. It took her less than 5 minutes to do this! The picture of the text could then be put up on your website, wiki or a blog.
GCISD Instructional Technology offers several places you can go for ideas and resources. At the top of this blog, you'll notice a link to Tech Lessons. This is a wiki site where we collect links to activities and web resources for grades K-5 as well as links to many websites that can be used by students of all grades. There are also links to a variety of teacher resources. When you access the wiki, you'll notice a message at the top of the page that says you aren't a member of the wiki. You do not have to be a member of the wiki to use it. Simply click the Dismiss link or just ignore the message.
The other link at the top of this blog takes you directly to our iPad resources page on Tech Lessons. Here we share links to a variety Web 2.0 websites that work on the iPads as well as a list of recommended free apps, tips and trick for using the iPads and links to model iPad lessons.
Another place you can find resources for technology training and integration is right on your computer! When you're logged in to any district computer, simply go to My Computer and open the Activities (K:) drive. Resource files for teachers and students of all grade levels are organized in folders.
If you have a website or document that should be included on Tech Lessons or in the Activities drive, please let your instructional technologist know. We love to add new things!
Welcome to the GCISD Instructional Technology Blog. Here you will find technology resources including the latest Web 2.0 tools and iPad resources that can be implemented in your classroom. We look forward to providing practical information for you each week.
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