Mar 28 2012
It’s education week on the WELSTech Podcast as Jason Schmidt joins Martin and Sallie to talk about technology for early learners.
Tech in early childhood – Martin and Sallie are joined by Jason Schmidt (jasonschmidt123 on Twitter) from Bennington Public Schools, our semi-regular technology correspondent, and today’s discussion focuses on the graphically rich edtech resources that are useful in pre-school and early elementary settings.
- Apple Configurator
- Recommended sites and software:
- Between the Lions
- Tux Paint
- Brain Pop Jr.
- This is Daniel Cook
- This is Emily Yeung
- Apple iBooks Author
(17:45) iPads in Preschool – Preschool Director Becky Huebner from Christ the King in Palm Coast, FL talks with Martin and Sallie about their use of iPads and other technology in their growing childcare, pre-school and elementary setting.
Picks of the week:
- (35:10) TES iboard
- PBS KIDS
- Google Hangouts - Learn More
- (44:16) Links shared in the WELSTech Diigo group this week include …
- Why Your Church Needs Mobile Apps
- Using Google Docs to Create Digital Kits for Student Projects
- Copy Matters: Writing for the Web
- Nathan Block, Outreach Coordinator at New Hope in Melbourne, FL, shared a link to a new promo video they created using Roxio’s Video Lab HD – Spring and Summer Events. Also check out the interactive Scale of the Universe site.
Coming up on WELSTech:
(56:11) Episode 230 – Martin and Sallie share their latest “7 Best” list, this month highlighting the 7 Best E-mail Productivity Tips and Tools. (Release date – 04/04/12)
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