Today I tested out a geography lesson using the maps app with my fifth graders, while my younger grades worked on the Raz-Kids reading app. Probably my favorite thing to do is QR code activities. Even my first graders can find the reader app, scan the code, and find the information/website they need.
(Here's a good list of QR readers)
I even made my own QR code activity on groundhogs as a way to teach my students in grades 3-6 about groundhogs and why we celebrate Groundhog Day. Check it out if you're in need of a last minute idea for Friday or Monday.
My question of the day is....
What are the best apps out there for elementary students?
Please comment with a list of the apps you absolutely can not live without! This computer teacher will be very grateful for the help.
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