Middle School Matters
MSM-213 ISTE Schedule Lets Chat
Jul 28, 2012
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AMLE Feature: Scheduling More on scheduling: Jokes You Can Use: This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I'd never met herbivore. What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary? A thesaurus. On Our Mind: #mschat restart on Twitter August 9 - 8:00 pm EST (Todd Bloch) Eileen Award: ●Scoopit: Jennifer Mangler ●Twitter: National History Bee, Electric Eggplant, Toshiba Innovation, Scott Newcomb, Bethany Beaudrie, Professor Michael Mills, the Doceri Team, Sandra Wozniak, Ellie Dix, Haikuary, Round Lake Middle, Scott Ziegler, Present Me, and Kyle Pekurney. ●Facebook: Stacy Nichols Belson, ●iTunes: No new follows this week. Advisory: Fictitious Dishes: http://www.dinahfried.com/fictitious-dishes/ Middle School Science Minute by Dave Bydlowski (k12science or davidbydlowski@mac.com) Summer Reading Through Time and Space The Summer, 2012 edition of Science Scope, a magazine for middle school science teachers produced by the National Science Teachers Association, featured an article entitled "Book Your Summer Vacation." The article was written by Juliana Texley. This is the second in a three part series of podcasts, on this article. In this podcast, three more books are featured. They include: Billions of Years, Amazing Changes: The Sory of Evorution, by Laurence Pringle Mission Control: This is Apollo, by Andrew Chalkin Space, Stars, and the Beginning of Time, by Elaine Scott All of these books are available in the NSTA Store: http://nsta.org/store From the Twitterverse: ISTE: Social Media ISTE 2012 Using iPads in the Classroom Edubloggercon/SocialEdCon session. Brad Flickinger hosting. What are people using in their classrooms> Open mic time Wanted the iPads as a tool not as a thing to learn in itself. App Craft: Kids creating apps and animations for other kids to use. The free version has a lot of Japanese commercials. Penguin Palooza on wikispaces.com apps were the tacky/techie? books. Smithsonian institute book on penguins. Penguin app that hooks up with an aquarium in Calif. Consumer apps: used apps. Producer apps: created content with the app. Comic Creator, etc. Digital Storytelling. Use teleprompter software and sandwich two iPads together. Use it with English Language Learners. Prompterous: teleprompter software. Collabaracam: combine 4 different iphones or ipads to one. One person becomes the director and then combine the feeds on one device. http://collabracam.com/ Animation Puppet pals Animate on the fly. Use it with kids to do digital storytelling. Toontastic Animating in real time. Facejack: Does the same thing as Blabberize. Stopmotion Animation iStopmotion Stopmotion Pro Smoovie Scott Meech Stopmotion Studio QR Code Scavenger Hunts. Putting QR codes next to teacher names as a way to connect with teachers and content. Green Screens Action Movie app. Music creation with the iPad Google easy chords for the song. iPad Band . . . hehehe Give the kids a chance and they'll go for it like nobody's business. Kids learn on the virtual instrument and it leads to the real instrument. Assessories iRig Teaching with one App: Reflection reflectionapp.com Air Parrot: mirror your MacBook. Use Reflections and put an iPEVO next to the computer and then you can show your fingers touching the screen. Stylus: Just mobile An allupen . . . ? Events & Happenings:
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