Awesome Apps: Jamboard and Science Journal
February 24, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Google Jamboard is an interactive whiteboard that you can create to collaborate with students online from either a web browser or mobile device. You can type text, draw using your mouse, create sticky note activities and more. Engage with students easily by providing a collaborative space to work in groups. In this session, we will explore the Jamboard tools and share examples of whiteboarding activities you can use with your students.
Inspire and empower your students with Science Journal! Arduino Science Journal is a free app that allows you to gather data about the world around you by harnessing the sensors in your smartphone. Science Journal transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries. Science Journal makes it easier for you to excite your students with fun experiments. Enrich your current lesson plans by using Science Journal to take notes and measure phenomena, then have students continue learning outside the classroom. Join us and discover the possibilities offered by Arduino Science Journal as we explore the app and develop hands-on science lessons that you can immediately implement in the classroom and beyond.
Joe Cipfl is a Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. He facilitates professional learning events regionally; provides consultation and support to school districts related to digital learning, technology integration, and technology infrastructure; and develops instructional materials for educators throughout the southern Illinois region and the state. Joe is a veteran educator in both K-12 and higher education in the areas of science and technology and is a frequent presenter on instructional and educational technology. He is a certified teacher, a certified school administrator, and certified Google Educator. Before his role as Regional Coordinator, Joe was a science/technology teacher, university instructor, and building-level technology coordinator.