Sunday, June 15, 2014

Technology to Stop the Summer Brain Drain

Recently, a parent asked me how she could use technology to help her children do something educational while they are traveling this summer.  So I put together a list of:15 Ways Kids can Use Technology to Help Prevent Summer Slide Here is the list.  Check out my blog – Raki’s Rad Resources - for specific website and iPad app suggestions and ideas to help parents implement these activities.

1.  Read Online Books

2.  Play Math & Logic Games

3.  Watch Educational Videos

4.  Blog About Places They Visit

5.  Create Stories

6.  Find Answers to their Own Questions

7.  Practice Math Facts

8.  Watch “How to” Videos to Learn a New Skill

9.  Create a Detailed Map of Places Visited

10.  Create a Time Lapse Video of Your Summer with One Picture a Day

11.  Create Your Own “High Tech/ Low Tech” Game

12.  Geocaching

13.  Be a Critique

14. Download an Instrument App and Create Your Own Songs

15. Math and Science Simulations

Heidi Raki of Raki's Rad Resources

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