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Best Apps and Websites Featured at ISTE

At the 2014 ISTE conference in Atlanta, Georgia, last week, Common Sense Media staff and Graphite Certified Educators presented a series of engaging, informative, and hands-on lightning-fast sessions. These 15-minute workshops showcased practical and engaging ways to use specific technology tools to enhance student learning. All of the apps, games, and websites featured in the roundups are reviewed on Graphite. Other sessions focused on sharing our resources for teaching Digital Literacy and Citizenship or for rolling out a 1-to-1 program.

Follow the linked titles below to see the specific apps, games, websites, and Common Sense resources featured in each session.

What was your favorite app, game, or website that you discovered at ISTE or used in your classroom this year? Share your thoughts by commenting below.

Sunday, June 29

9:00–9:15 a.m.
Best Elementary ELA Common Core Apps and Websites
Ruth Okoye
B311

9:30–9:45 a.m.
Best Elementary Math Common Core Apps and Websites
Jason Jackson
B311

10:00–10:15 a.m.
Best Elementary Science Apps and Websites
Jennifer Hicks
B311

10:30–10:45 a.m.
Best Apps for Special Needs & Learning Differences
Lisa Brown
B311

11:00–11:15 a.m.
Ready for Research? Best Websites Across K-12
Jennifer Ehehalt
B311

11:30–11:45 a.m.
Tech Up Your Lesson Design with App Flows
Jeremy Nielsen
B311

1:00–1:15 p.m.
Formative Assessment Tools to Rock Your World
Rachelle Wooten
B311

1:30–1:45 p.m.
Digital Passport: Digital Safety Game for Kids
Sue Thotz
B311

2:00–2:15 p.m.
Digital Citizenship Curriculum on iBooks Textbooks
Kelly Mendoza
B311

2:30–2:45 p.m.
Digital Citizenship + PBL = Cool Program for Teens
Darri Stephens
B311

3:00–3:15 p.m.
Great Tools to Help You Communicate with Parents
Jeff Knutson
B311

Monday, June 30

9:00–9:15 a.m.
Best ELA Common Core Apps & Sites for Middle/High
Sue Thotz
B311

9:30–9:45 a.m.
Best Math Common Core Apps & Sites for Middle/High
Jason Jackson
B311

10:00–10:15 a.m.
Best Science Websites and Games for Middle/High
Brian Dino
B311

10:30–10:45 a.m.
Get Creative: Tools for Middle/High School STEAM
Jason Gipson-Nahman
B311

11:00–11:15 a.m.
Great Apps for Smashing
Robert Lane
B311

11:30–11:45 a.m.
Tech Up Your Lesson Design with App Flows
Jennifer Ehehalt
B311

1:00–1:15 p.m.
Formative Assessment Tools to Rock Your World
Jeremy Nielsen
B311

1:30–1:45 p.m.
Best Apps and Websites for Classroom Management
Merve Lapus
B311

2:00–2:15 p.m.
1-to-1 Essentials: A Roadmap for Schools
Darri Stephens
B311

2:30–2:45 p.m.
Digital Citizenship Curriculum on iBooks Textbooks
Kelly Mendoza
B311

3:00–3:15 p.m.
Best Apps for Special Needs & Learning Differences
Lisa Brown
B311

3:30–3:45 p.m.
Great At-Home Games with Big In-School Benefits
Tanner Higgin
B311

 


Related Posts:
Find Common Sense Media at ISTE 2014
Organize Inspiring Tools onto Boards You Create on Graphite

Comments

E. Medina
IS 187

Just learned about this site at the UFT Summer Institute, thanks Regina, rvb181959's. Still tinkering with it and becoming acquainted with all it has to offer.

Lindy Allen
Lake Windward Elementary School, Fulton County Schools

Hi there,
I am unable to open the links. What should I do? Thanks.

Erin Wilkey Oh

Hi, I'm so sorry that some of you can't open the links. We're investigating the glitch on our end, and will let you know when we've fixed the issue. Thanks!