An iPad Counting Activity for Preschool and Kindergarten

Counting on the iPad Preschool and Kindergarten

We recently added some creativity based apps to our classroom iPads.  One of the apps I was most excited to try out was iDiary for Kids.  This is an app that is designed for journaling for kids.  We’ve used it that way, but I was also excited to expand its use a little bit. One […]

Best Apps for Creativity

6 Best Creativity Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten Thumbnail

When we configured our iPads earlier this year, I knew one of the limitations would be the fact that we’d be “stuck” with a set group of apps until I was able to configure the iPads a second time.  I looked through all of the apps installed on my teacher iPad and chose 21 apps that I thought […]

Teaching Kids to Code: Preschool and Kindergarten

Code=Create!

Talking about teaching kids to code has become trendy.  It’s moving toward the mainstream. Creating opportunities to teach kids coding has become the “cool” thing to do in education. And I couldn’t be happier. This is a bandwagon that I’m excited to jump on! This morning I was looking at the Scratch Jr. Kickstarter page. […]

Making Our iPad Covers Work for Our Preschool and Kindergarten

iPad covers for preschool and kindergarten

So did we really need military grade covers for our classroom iPads?  Are we going to stick with our Garmin Extreme Duty Military iPad Covers for preschoolers or go with something different? Read the post below to find out. When I first wrote about our Garmin iPad covers,  they hadn’t been truly put to the […]

Apple Configurator Checklist

Pre-Configuration Checklist

So I’m getting ready to configure my third round of iPads with Apple Configurator. This time I got smart and decided to be more organized by making myself an Apple Configurator Checklist. This checklist is is a “pre-configuration checklist” designed to help you be ready to go through the actual process of configuring the iPads. […]

Guest Posting at I Can Teach My Child Today

I’ve gone on a little field  trip today!  I’m over at the fabulous website, I Can Teach My Child, writing about how parents can know which apps are best for their kids.  Whether you’re a teacher or a parent,  this website has all sorts of resources to meet your needs: crafts, information about developmental stages, […]