AtTech Edu Blog

May 1, 2017

What is the one of the main differences between a mouse and trackpad? One you use effectively with one hand and the other you use effectively with two hands. Now granted, many adults sit and use the trackpad with one hand and many use it well this way, but when teachin...

January 30, 2017

Should elementary students be using Twitter? They are under 13 and Twitter does not ask for an age when signing up for a Twitter account, however under the Twitter User Agreement under Section II Twitter Privacy Policy, "Our Policy Towards Children" it states:

"Our...

January 18, 2017

Telling stories using video is something I love to teach. Over the last few weeks I've been working with Kindergarten students to teach them different camera shots. I was unsure how well such young children would cope with using iPads to shoot different types of shot,...

December 20, 2016

A teacher from Grade 1 approached me regarding a topic the students were doing on Gamechangers. She asked how we could integrate technology into the topic, she particularly wanted the students to create a magazine cover. She also wanted all the specialists to create a...