mLearning Options

For students in Kindergarten to Grade 12

Sandbox

What is it?
-Sandbox is an application for android and apple products that acts as a browser with a predetermined  list of websites that the user is allowed to visit.

Why use it?
-Helps students stay on topic during their projects as well as helps maintain their internet safety by preventing them from visiting potentially harmful sites.

Oppia

What is it?
-Oppia is a mLearning application that runs content, quizzes, videos, etc from a moodle site and can be used offline.

Why use it?
-When internet access is available it updates the activity information so that the teacher can see what the student has done. This is useful for students who may not have a reliable source of internet access and encourages self paced learning.

The Elements

What is it?
-It is a visual periodic table of elements that allow for the user to explore the "building blocks" of matter. You can see what objects are made of specific elements as well as a back story of each element.

Why use it?
- It brings life into a huge curriculum of high school that a lot of students may struggle with. It allows for subject matter to be associated with real life and allows you to manipulate different aspects of the periodic table to make learning interesting.

Three Ring

What is it?
-Three ring is an application that allows for the user to document anything and organize it. The content can also be shared.

Why use it?
-It can document classroom activity, create eportfolios and allows for easy communication between students, parents and teachers by making the content accessible anywhere. Allows for people to document their learning.

Bitsboard

What is it?
-Bitsboard has access to thousands of flashcards and lessons in a whole bunch of languages. Students learn through a series of games and teachers can make their own sets of questions.

Why use it?
-It's free to use and allows for learning to be completed at a distance. It enables students to access complimentary course material to get more practice in a fun and organized (and content directed) manner.

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