App of the Week
App of the week is a 5 week Online MOODLE Course for educators who want to discover useful apps that can be incorporated into any classroom. You will explore one app in extensive detail each week.
Every assignment for this course is posted in MOODLE at http://moodle.epsb.com and all correspondence is via email and the forum posts in MOODLE. Participants should be prepared to devote a minimum of two hours per week to MOODLE assignments. Internet access from home and a working iPad are required for this class. Participants will receive 10 CLUs and Tech Points for this class. This course will begin June 6, 2016 and continue through July 8, 2016. All printable assignments for the course are due Thursday, July 14, 2014 to the Central Office by 4:00. Assignments received late will not receive full credit.
Websites to explore include the following:
Nonfiction Reading for all levels (Grades 2-12)
Apps that promote higher-order thinking standards
Solving Math Problems Collaboratively (Grades 4-12)
Math (The assignment will have apps for various levels- You select the grade level relevant to your teaching assignment)
No stipend will be paid for completion of this course. Tech points will be awarded upon successful completion. If you need an iPad to use throughout this course, you can check one out through the technology department. You will need to login using your iTunes account information. If you do not have an account, you can set up a free account.