So while my third graders and I patiently wait to use IPads to enhance our learning, there is plenty to do! After a week and half of school, my class is in a great routine. We have our procedures for Daily 5, Math Daily 3, and Writer's Workshop in place! While we are still practicing, things are going smoothly.
This week at our Open House, our superintendent will speak to explain how to register a child online to use their IPad in the classroom. This is the website we are using for IPad insurance:
Parents click on
Then they can pay $30 online or waive the insurance fee for the year. This helps to make sure that the students are being responsible in the classroom, and that the parents understand their responsibilities.
I am excited that this part of the process is approaching! We are on our way to integrating more technology into our daily routine. I am using this blog to share resources for teachers this year, but I also think it is important to document our 1:1 Initiative process. Stay tuned for more!