Explore 30 fun, constructive, and creative activities to do with built-in features of iPad (you can also use an iPhone). Designed for children in grades PK–2, these activities can easily be tailored for the whole family.
Explore creative activities for kids ages 8–12+ that are fun to do with built-in features on iPad. Each activity is easy for students to get started on their own and can be tailored for older ages with a focus on literacy. Encourage your students to try all 30 ideas, esend a week making movies, make art out of code, and so much more. These activities are great to share with parents to keep kids creative while learning at home.
Discover 30 fun and simple ideas for using built-in apps and features of iPad. Designed for teachers, these tips can help you save time on many tasks you do daily. Use Safari to easily eliminate distractions from web pages, and quickly create a PDF of any web page to share with students. Use Notes to digitize a printed handout you already have, or create engaging interactive handouts in Pages. You’ll find a wealth of ideas to help you stay organized, manage tasks, gather instructional resources, and more.
SFUSD's creative computing curriculum introduces computer science as a creative, collaborative, and engaging discipline to children in third through fifth grade.
Across 15-20 lessons at each grade level, students will learn about algorithms and programming, computing systems, the Internet, and impacts of computing, while developing strong practices and dispositions. Lessons are designed to be implemented in 45 to 60-minute periods approximately once per week.
- Information Technology Education
- Educational Technology
- Computer Science
- Material Type:
- Full Course
- Adapted primarily from Creative Commons licensed resources developed by the ScratchEd team at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Code.org. See also the original ScratchEd Creative Computing curriculum guide.
- Created by the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Computer Science team: CSinSF.org.
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A quick recap that reviews the basics of providing accessible online instruction for students with disabilities and more inclusive experiences for all students in your classroom. Learn why accessibility is important, simple things you can do, and how accessibility benefits all students.
Every iPad includes built-in assistive features that support your vision, hearing, motor skills, learning, and literacy. In this video, you’ll learn how features such as eseak Screen, Safari Reader, and eseech Controller enable reading fluency, comprehension, and composition for every learning style.
This workshop reviews two basic accessibility principles of what you need to do to create accessible content in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides so that all students can access your content!
This workshop reviews the basics of what you need to do to create accessible PDF content and how you can get help to fix inaccessible PDF files.
Designing apps is great way to work together to solve challenges you care about. And by hosting an in-person or virtual app showcase, you give aesiring coders a chance to celebrate their ingenuity as they present their ideas and share their solutions with peers, families, and the community.
Engage students with a set of AR activities that are perfect for kids ages 8 and up. And get the full collection of AR lesson ideas to use in your curriculum and easily share with others.
Augmented reality (AR) allows students to learn about the world by enhancing how they can relate to, contextualize, and interact with it through movement and active exploration.With iPad, students can use AR to explore outer esace, immerse themselves in the wonders of the world, and examine art and historical artifacts from national museums—in any learning environment. They can visualize experiences that would be impossible to see otherwise.Whether you want to extend an existing lesson or inesire new ones, you can use and apply AR in math and science, language arts, history, and social studies to elevate engagement, deepen understanding, and make learning more personal and meaningful for students of all ages.
Select the student behaviour to begin. Then you will work through a series of descriptions and suggestions for what you can do to help that student.
You can look at interventions for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3.
Each intervention suggested for a behavior is then "clickable" and more information is provided on why to use this intervention, and how to do it.
Innovative learning coach Michelle Jensen from Alpine School District teaches C-Forum about key competencies for blended and personalized learning in the K-12 classroom.
Beth Lewis from Jordan School District teaches C-Forum about the Adobe Education Exchange and Khan Create
C-Forum, December 2020
Getting Started with Adobe Character Animator with Dave Werner, Adobe Sr. Experience DesignMeeting
C-Forum, December 2020 - Make your Adobe Rush Videos even more Engaging with these New Easy-to-Use Options with Donna Caldwell, Adobe Sr. Solutions Consultant (Chapter 1)
Getting Started with Illustrator on the iPad - Donna Caldwell, Adobe Sr. Solutions Consultant (Chapter 2)
Myles Petersen and Katie Berns from Nebo School District teach C-Forum about providing math instruction using Google Slides and Jamboard
Lindsi Coughran and Maren Williams from Alpine School District teach C-Forum about using Chromebooks with students in the primary grades.
Michael Snyder and Chris Griesemer from Alpine School District teach lead C-Forum members in a discussion about coordinated digital citizenship instruction within a Canvas framework.
Christine Ferrin and Dave Lee from Alpine School District teach C-Forum about using Blocksi in the classroom.
Lauren Rasmussen and Nicole Padgett from Alpine School District teach C-Forum about student engagement using Kami.
Rachel Neeley and Bethany Hancock from Alpine School District teach C-Forum about their recent strategies for highlighting the quality work of Alpine teachers while modeling best practices.
UEN trainer Jared Fawson teaches C-Forum members about Genius Hour and discusses how to use the technique for virtual research projects.
This video will help teachers create a more clear and concise Canvas course for online and blended learning. This video was put together for Alpine School District but also has great advice for any Utah teacher.
Inesired by Peter H. Reynolds’s book, The Dot, Marc Faulder encourages his young learners to use drawings, photos, and voice recordings to share their ideas about how they can create positive change in the world.
When educators and learners are not in the same room, strategies for communication are essential for continuing the learning process and collaborating with colleagues. In this video you’ll learn how to stay connected, collaborate and coach your students remotely with tools like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, FaceTime, and Messages.