This video features the process of students using iOS devices (iPad, iPod Touch) to help build reading fluency skills. Students in the classroom use "The 3 R's" -- reread, record and reflect, to help build meta cognitive behaviors to asses their own literacy.
Building your listening center collection: Ask parent volunteers to make them for you. This is a great job for parents who work and can’t volunteer in the classroom. They simply need to record themselves reading the book with a turn signal at the end of the page.
50+ PDF passages to practice advanced phonics skills, fluency, and comprehension. Can be opened in apps like ScreenChomp, PaperPort Notes, and VoiceThread to annotate and record over - http://www.freereading.net/index.php?title=Passages_to_practice_advanced_phonics_skills%2C_fluency%2C_and_comprehension
42 STEM iPad Apps for Kids (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Although I love the convenience of apps and how they allow students to practice concepts during reading and math workshop, I also want my students to take it to the next level to create products that showcase their leaning with iPads as well. Thankfully I have an amazing teacher friend in my district, Cristina, that …