More than any other post I have shared on The Thrifty Tech Teacher, this post is the one I have poured the most of myself into and the one that has the greatest potential to inspire positive change in classrooms with limited technology. Like most educators out there, I don't have a lot of extra time, energy and money, I am not in a 1:1 school, and I too struggle to find meaningful ways to integrate technology into my classroom.
Recently, I led a CSI Webinar and two CEA sessions entitled "Making the Most of One Classroom iPad." This session, which I've shared with you below, is a collection of some of the best tools and tricks I have for teachers with limited technology. Below you'll find:
If you have been blessed by this post, please consider sharing it with others who you think could benefit as well. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks to all of you who attended these events. Your engagement and encouragement are greatly appreciated.
Video Link: https://vimeo.com/187337075
The Weebly Site with Quick Links: 1ipad.weebly.com
***I should note that the iPad stand that I recommend in this video is no longer available. For those interested in some other options, check out slide 15 in the Google presentation below.
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