IPAD Links, Apps and InfoIPAD's are a new tool we are able to use in our classroom for a variety of different purposes. Below you will find a list of well-liked apps, ways in which we implement our IPAD into our classroom and other information about using IPADS at home and school.
Our Favorite Apps:Toontastic- free- Create your own characters, settings and tell your story.Sight Word Ninja- free- Practice for identifying sight words.All About Letters- $1.99- This app give you letter identification, sounds, songs and space to practice writing letters.Line em Up- free- Works on putting numbers 1-10 in the correct order.Sentence maker- $.99- Put those sight words into practice! Has a variety of levels including simple word to word matching.Ways in which we use the IPAD:* Academics-
- Introduce/teach new skills - Assessments - Practice skills - Generalizing skills to a variety of different activies* Social Skill Practice-- Taking turns with peers- Waiting- Social story creation, teaching, practice and review- Peer interaction* Reward/Choice Time/Break Time- Some students use this a "choice" time on their daily shedule- Some students earn free time on the IPAD to play leisure activities- Some students may take this to gen ed to use for "break" time in class