Category Archives: Podcast

iPod iDeas #8: Using iPods to Support Learning in Language

In this episode, Kelly explains how ipods could be used to support learning in all four Language areas: Reading, Writing, Oral Language and Media Literacy.


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iPod iDeas #7: Using iPods to Support Mathematical Learning

In this episode, Kelly explains how ipods could be used to support student learning in math for both conceptual and procedural knowledge.


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Math problem samples:
Mrs. Boudreau thinks that you can add 2 to both the numerator and the denominator of 3/4 and end up with an equivalent fraction. Mrs. Kobrosli disagrees. Do you agree with Mrs. Boudreau? Why or why not? Show your work.

Sample Math Process soundfile demonstrating one group’s solution to this problem: Click here

Math problem sample:
The distance from Winnipeg to Lake Louise, travelling west on the Trans-Canada Highway through Calgary, is 1550 km. From past experiences, Ben and Jen know that they can bike an average of 95 km/day. If they cycled at this speed, how many days will it take them to complete this trip?

Student sample soundfile demonstration math discourse as students try to explain what the remainder represents in a long division question: Click here


iPod iDeas #6 – Using Voice Memo in Writing

In this episode, Kelly talks about how our group used the Voice Memo App to help our students improve their written work by editing & revising. This was done through a peer revision process.


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iPod iDeas #5: Our Teacher Learning Sessions

In this episode, Kelly talks about the process that took place during our Teacher learning sessions and the application of our learning with using ipods in the classroom.


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iPod iDeas #4: Let your students help lead the learning!

In this episode, Kelly explains how the students can be involved in helping to lead the learning when using iPods in the classroom to meet specific learning goals.


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iPod iDeas #3: It’s not about the apps!

In this episode, Kelly explains the use of ipod touches in the classroom, keeping the focus on more than just about the apps .


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iPod iDeas #2: You don’t need a class set!

In this episode, Kelly explains the optimum number of ipod touch devices that have worked in the classroom.


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