Digital Centers in Early Learning

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 2 of 3, at station "Early Learning Network Playground Station 1" within the playground "It’s Center Time with the Early Learning Network!"; scroll down to see more details.

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Angie Dressander  

Centers are a major part of early learning classrooms. Come learn how to incorporate research-based technology centers in the K-2 classroom. We will explore using Seesaw, Boom Cards and more.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Seesaw (Free Account is fine)

Boom Learning (Free Account is good here too, but you may want a paid level to see reports)

Topic: Innovation in early childhood/elementary
Grade level: PK-2
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will be able to create digital centers in Seesaw for their students that can be modified to meet the needs of diverse learners.

Participants will be able to create or use pre-created boom cards that will meet the diverse needs of their students.


Brief description of Seesaw and Boom Cards
Model how to create an activity in Seesaw and how to differentiate the activity
Model how to create Boom Cards
Model how to find premade Boom Cards

Supporting research

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Angie Dressander, Grandville Public Schools