Virtual School Daily Tech Briefing: Thursday, Feb 6

NCPA’s Tech Ambassadors prep you for #virtualschool in daily #edtech briefs at 9:30am CST. Get the latest tips and FAQs, demo slams, mildly witty banter & bad jokes. The join link is always http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb

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Teacher apps for classrooms with 1 iPad

If you only have one iPad in the classroom don’t worry here are a few apps that you can use with all of your students.

Ibrainstorm
Use this app to create an interactive whiteboard, suited for brainstorming.


Wheeldecide
Sometimes it’s very quiet in the classroom when you ask a question. Try
using wheel decide to randomly pick out students. Change the words on the wheel into names, questions, calculation, terms or translations. Spin the wheel and let students solve the question or calculation.This one can be used on your computer as well as the iPad.

Pick teams
If you would like an app to randomly select teams, groups, or presenters this is the app for you. As a teacher it can be hard to evenly distributed groups of students for classroom exercises this app will help randomly select students and pair them up. With the pick teams app you can categorize your students on a scale of 1 to 8 and then quickly divide those students into any number of balanced groups or teams with the push of a button.