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Monday, June 15 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Do It Yourself Study Aids: Winning Websites and Apps

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There are much better ways to study than gazing at a stack of flash cards. Let’s see how technology can turn studying into a game! Tony Vincent has collected some of the best websites and iPads apps to help students learn and retain information. Websites like Quizlet let students search for or input what they want to study and turn it into a series of activities and games. Other websites include Zondle.com, CrosswordLabs.com, and BrainRush.com. These websites are designed for students to use on a PC, Mac, or Chromebook to create their own study aids. There are also delightful iPad apps for making study aids. These apps include Futaba for vocabulary and Stick Around for labeling, matching, and categorizing. You’ll see why when students make their own study aids, it aids in their studying!

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Tony Vincent

Consultant, Learning in Hand
Tony Vincent started teaching fifth grade in Omaha, Nebraska seventeen years ago when it wasn’t so easy to publish online. Knowing that students were motivated to see their work on the Web, Tony first had students write their book reviews on Amazon.com. Later his students spent each school year adding to their classroom site, Planet 5th. They published writing, photos, journals, art, videos, and more. Planet 5th became so popular that it... Read More →

Monday June 15, 2015 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Hansen 8