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Location: Hyatt Regency Jackson C

Explore and create
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Explore and create : BYODex

Monday, June 25, 1:00–2:30 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Jackson C

Meghan Eberhart   Jessica Schmidt  
Dive deeper into innovative ways to use Seesaw and iPads in your K-2 classroom? Walk away with lessons ready to rock and empower your students to show what they know. Apps include creation apps like Shadow Puppet, Chatterpix, Green Screen, plus non-creation apps.

Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Seesaw
ChatterPix EDU
ShadowPuppet EDU
DoInk - Green Screen
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: PK-2
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
  • Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
  • Provide alternative ways for students to demonstrate competency and reflect on their learning using technology.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Teachers will explore how Seesaw can be used to capture student thinking so that they can then teach their students the same process. Teachers will be able to show students how to use creation apps and upload the results to Seesaw, and how to work through problems or activities and then use Seesaw to reflect and explain their thinking.
Attendees will practice appsmashing and upload results to Seesaw to practice and reflect on the process from the student perspective.
Presenters will use CLRT (Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching) protocols and various K-2 student-friendly technology.


Welcome - Introductions - 5 mins
The What and Why of Seesaw - 5 mins
What is it?
How do you get it?
Why teachers in K-2 love Seesaw in our district?
Compatible Apps with Seesaw - 5 mins
We will be looking at different apps to use with Seesaw
Seesaw + Skitch - 5 mins
Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words using annotation, shapes and sketches, so that your ideas become reality faster.
Ideas: story writing, math problems
Seesaw + ChatterPix EDU - 5 mins
ChatterPix Edu: make a picture talk using your voice
Ideas: animal reports, math problems, my goals for the year
Seesaw + ShadowPuppet EDU - 5,mins
ShadowPuppet Edu: Create videos with pictures and videos, voice over and or add in music
Ideas: Newsletters, field trips, guest speakers
Reflection Time: Turn and Talk (CLRT) about an idea to use with Stitch, ChatterPix, or ShadowPuppet in your classroom - 5 mins
Seesaw + DoInk - Green Screen - 5 mins
DoInk: Green Screen ability to have students go anywhere!
Ideas: Scary Stories, Ideas that are out of this world
Seesaw + Tellagami - 5 mins
Tellagami: Make your gami! Short animated videos
Ideas: Explain what you’re learning in class
Seesaw + NearPod - 5 mins
NearPod: Create interactive lessons
Ideas: Best for 1:1 or 1:2 interactive lessons to engage your students
Reflection Time: Shout Out (CLRT) an idea using the video feature in Seesaw - 5 mins
Seesaw + Quizlet and Kahoot - 5 mins
Quizlet: Play Quizlet Live with your students - they team up and answer questions
Kahoot: fast-paced review game
Ideas: Review for vocabulary, Matching Practices, introduce new concepts
Reflection Time: Put your two cents in (CLRT) what are the ideas you have for the last few apps? - 5 mins
Questions and Resources Bookmarks

Supporting research
Innovation with iPad (book)

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Meghan Eberhart, Edina Public Schools
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Jessica Schmidt, Normandale Elementary

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