understanding age-related social conventions of interaction, such as turn-taking during conversations

Quizizz

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sP2jX9kHvY Used by more than 20 million students in schools, homes, and offices around the world. Engage everyone, everywhere. Explore millions of teacher-created quizzes ready to use in your own classrooms. Students ALWAYS see questions on their own screen. No stressing about whether everyone joined your video conference. Bring people together (apart) …

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ClassDojo

An online tool ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities. Create a positive culture: Teachers can encourage students for any skill or value — whether it’s working hard, being kind, helping others or something else. Give students a voice: Students can showcase and share their learning by adding photos and …

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Common Sense Education Digital Citizenship

A free online tool https://youtu.be/B2ZmR-nd378 The ready made lessons on Common Sense discuss media well being and positive relationships. These lessons are appropriate to all ages and can be delivered synchronously or asynchronously. Each include a video/app to support dealing with the issues raised and can further support learners. Top Tips and Links Top Tip …

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Nearpod

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYVHSAqEeMM Nearpod’s formative assessment activities are effective for differentiating instruction. Teachers can send out polls and quizzes, ask open-ended questions, have students submit drawn responses, and even have students write short notes on collaborative boards. You’ll wonder how you taught without it! Top Tips and Links Top Tip Use Nearpod library for …

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Seesaw

An Online & App based Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G1N-7GNCq8 Seesaw creates a powerful learning loop between students, teachers, and families.  Students use built-in multimodal tools to capture what they know in Seesaw’s digital portfolio. Teachers see all stages of student thinking and progress — enabling them to teach better. Families gain a window into their student’s learning …

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Guided Access

A default iPad function https://youtu.be/eGemBQMP14E Apple’s Guided Access feature allows you to lock your iPad into a single app and control which features are available for each specific app.  When enabled, hardware buttons can be disabled for example, as well as the touchscreen, making it a particularly handy feature for those who occasionally struggle with …

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