Bessie McKinnon
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  • Kitchener, Ontario
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Eva MacKenna commented on Bessie McKinnon's blog post iPad minis in Kindergarten
"thanks for sharing! With tongue in cheek, this is what we tried as adults "They learned to swipe the home screen, open apps, take selfies and take screen shots of their work" when the tablets landed; just the basics! Our teams were…"
Feb 5, 2015
Bessie McKinnon added a discussion to the group Ipads in the Classroom
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iPad minis in Kindergarten

Hello all! I have created a power point to show what I have been doing in the Kindergarten class with my project in implementing iPad minis. BessieiPad minis in Kindergarten PDFSee More
May 13, 2014
Bessie McKinnon replied to Cindy Hughes's discussion A summary of our project in the group TLLP / PALPE
"Great project summary! I enjoyed the video presentation. You inspired me to make a presentation also."
May 2, 2014
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Apr 28, 2014
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Jan 23, 2014
Bessie McKinnon replied to Ferdinand Krauss's discussion 21st Century Learning & Teaching Professional Learning Cycle in the group TLLP / PALPE
"Ferdinand I used the SAMR model, in an essay I wrote for the masters of ed course at Laurier, as a possible pd for teachers. I personally used it for myself and my own learning. Great resource and easy to understand.  Are you using it for…"
Jan 23, 2014
Bessie McKinnon commented on Louise LeClair's group Ipads in the Classroom
"Any suggestions for headsets for iPad minis in my kindergarten class?  I have 5 iPad minis and need to get the head sets."
Jan 5, 2014
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Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning

Research confirms that students taught the "inquiry" way achieve more than kids taught the "lecture" way. Please share how you're using inquiry-based learning in your schools and/or classrooms.See More
Jan 5, 2014
Bessie McKinnon posted a blog post

iPad minis in Kindergarten

It has been a long slow start to my TLLP but I finally feel like I am getting everything underway.  The iPad minis finally arrived in November, I still do not have Wi-Fi access in my classroom but am promised it’s coming.  I have some free educational apps for the students to augment their learning in a digital format.  I just found out parent council will allocate money for me to buy more educational apps for my research.  Things are finally coming together.  Before I introduced the iPad minis…See More
Dec 5, 2013
Bessie McKinnon commented on Louise LeClair's group Ipads in the Classroom
"I am waiting for my iPad minis to arrive....hopefully later this week. I am in a Kindergarten class and am looking for specific K apps that the students can use to create work and present such as Educreations. Any suggestions anyone may have for K…"
Oct 22, 2013
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Ipads in the Classroom

A place where we can share best practices for ipads in the classroom.App suggestions, management tips, troubleshooting etc.See More
Oct 22, 2013
Rolland Chidiac left a comment for Bessie McKinnon
"Hey Bessie! How are you feeling? Don't be shy to tap us on the shoulder if you need to think things through. :)"
May 17, 2013
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May 14, 2013
Bessie McKinnon replied to Hanca Chang's discussion SALUTATIONS / INTRODUCTIONS in the group TLLP / PALPE
"Hi All, I am a kindergarten teacher with the Waterloo Catholic Board.  I am also a Masters of Ed student at Wilfrid Laurier, mother of three grown boys and a very busy wife!  This is my first TLLP experience and am looking forward to this…"
May 14, 2013
Bessie McKinnon replied to Hanca Chang's discussion SALUTATIONS / INTRODUCTIONS in the group TLLP / PALPE
"Brenda, Nice to see a familiar face. We met during the technology in education course I was taking in the winter with Julie Mueller at WLU.  Looking forward to seeing you again!"
May 14, 2013

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iPad minis in Kindergarten

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

It has been a long slow start to my TLLP but I finally feel like I am getting everything underway.  The iPad minis finally arrived in November, I still do not have Wi-Fi access in my classroom but am promised it’s coming.  I have some free educational apps for the students to augment their learning in a digital format.  I just found out parent council will allocate money for me to buy more educational apps for my research.  Things are finally coming together. 

 

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At 9:30am on May 17, 2013, Rolland Chidiac said…
Hey Bessie! How are you feeling? Don't be shy to tap us on the shoulder if you need to think things through. :)
At 9:52pm on May 13, 2013, Hanca Chang said…
Great to have you aboard, Bessy, welcome! When you have a minute, hope you'll join our newly-formed "TLLP/PALPE group" on this network. See you soon, Hanca
 
 
 

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