April 13, 2014

Parent Tech Night: App SmackDown

Our APP SmackDown Pizza Night was a huge success! Parents joined us and learned how we use technology in innovative ways to enhance our literacy program. They had an opportunity to learn from their child and see how tech allows for the creation of new tasks previously unimaginable. This hands-on networking session, showed them how the apps that we use promote creativity, opportunities for differentiated learning, personalized learning and collaboration with the world. Parents discovered how throughout the day, technology in embedded in their child’s learning in a meaningful way. The apps that we used allowed their child to have choice, to have ownership of their learning and therefore be engaged learners! In addition, they listened to their children’s tutorials, their child helped them explore the apps and they learned where to find app resources. Here is my presentation: Here is the app activity:

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