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K: Art Maker on iPad

posted May 9, 2012, 11:16 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 9, 2012, 11:16 AM ]

Today we made our first attempt at using the iPad to create something.  First, we took a picture of a quarter, nickel, dime, and penny.  Then we used the Art Maker app to record a story about the coins.  We explained what each of them was, and how much they are worth.

K: iPad Activities!

posted May 9, 2012, 11:12 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 9, 2012, 11:12 AM ]

We've started using the iPads with the Kindergarten, and they love it!  So far we've played a few games to get them accustomed to iOS and work on reading and writing skills.  We've used:
  • iWrite Words
  • Phonics Genius
  • Spelling Bug
  • Sight Words

2: Dinosaur Books

posted May 7, 2012, 9:55 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 7, 2012, 9:55 AM ]

We're going to create a digital book using Hyperstudio and the template below.  On each page, add a picture of your dinosaur.  If you can't find a picture for each page, you can draw one.  Then, write out the answer to the questions on each page.


1: Animal Books

posted May 7, 2012, 9:48 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 7, 2012, 9:53 AM ]

We're going to create a digital book using Hyperstudio and the template below.  On each page, add a picture of your animal.  If you can't find a picture for each page, you can draw one.  Then, record yourself reading the answer to the questions on each page.


K: Adding and Subtracting

posted May 7, 2012, 9:47 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated May 7, 2012, 9:47 AM ]

In Pixie, write out an addition number sentence like 3+2=5 using a paint brush.  Then, use the stickers to model 3+2.  Here's an example:

Next, make a new page and draw a subtraction number sentence, like 3 - 2 = 1


Gr. 1: Odd and Even

posted Mar 7, 2012, 11:24 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Mar 7, 2012, 11:24 AM ]

This flipchart is full of exercises for students to work on classifying numbers between odd and even.

Gr. 2: Money Money Money!

posted Mar 7, 2012, 11:20 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Mar 7, 2012, 11:20 AM ]

This flipchart has tons of practice activities, songs, and videos to help students learn about counting and adding with money!

Gr. 2: Telling Time

posted Mar 7, 2012, 11:15 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Mar 7, 2012, 11:18 AM ]

Here is a great flipchart for teaching students to tell time.  It has a large number of different activities for students to complete on their own.

Gr. K: Adding to 10

posted Mar 7, 2012, 11:03 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Mar 7, 2012, 11:20 AM ]

This activity uses Inspire to model simple addition problems.

Download the flipchart Counters.flipchart below.

The first half asks students to fill in the addition problems based on the block charts.

The second half asks students to model the block charts off the addition problems.

Gr. 1: Multiples

posted Feb 16, 2012, 2:35 PM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Feb 16, 2012, 2:36 PM ]

  1. Download the file Multiples.flipchart and open it in Inspire.
  2. Complete the three activities to improve your understanding of multiples.

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