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Only 5 Kindles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason W. Eckert Nov 11, 2010. 6 Replies

Is the limit of 5 Kindles something new? Is it because of the high demand for them? I have purchased 12 in the last month and they are all registered to my Amazon.com account. I also hope to receive…Continue

Kindles in 3rd grade

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tammy Anderson Nov 1, 2010. 13 Replies

We are planning to use Kindles in a 3rd grade classroom this year for independent reading and at home reading. At this point we have 12 Kindles. Glacier Peak Elementary, Adams 12 Five Star Schools,…Continue

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Tammy Anderson and Barbara Wolf are now friends
Nov 12, 2011
Tammy Anderson replied to Kate Eileen Byrnes's discussion Using eReaders in the classroom- a Dissertation
"I am a reading specialist in Thornton, Colorado. We have been using Kindles in elementary classrooms this year. For the last 6 weeks of school a third grade class read books of their choice on their Kindles during independent reading. You may…"
Jun 21, 2011
Tammy Anderson replied to Lisa Harlow's discussion How are your Kindles being used? in the group Kindle in the Classroom
"I have compiled at list of books that are available on the Kindle. I will attach it when I get home this evening. There are some books my students want to read that are not available on the Kindle, but I was excited to see so many series books."
Apr 14, 2011
Tammy Anderson replied to Lisa Harlow's discussion How are your Kindles being used? in the group Kindle in the Classroom
"We are using Kindles for guided reading in first, second, and fourth grade at our school.  We are also using them for intervention reading groups with second graders. At all levels students are reading books for independent reading on their…"
Apr 13, 2011
Suzanne McGuire left a comment for Tammy Anderson
"I am studying the features of the Kindle used by students when used as assistive technology --with students with a diagnosed reading disability. It sounds like we are at the same stage in the dissertation development journey."
Feb 10, 2011
Tammy Anderson left a comment for Suzanne McGuire
"Suzanne, I am making the finishing revisions on my proposal and hope to defend in the next month. I am using the Kindle in a third grade classroom for independent reading. I am interested in the impact on reluctant readers' reading behaviors.…"
Feb 10, 2011
Suzanne McGuire left a comment for Tammy Anderson
"What are you doing with the Kindles?  What grade level?  I am to the point of preparing my proposal defense.  Thanks for 'finding' me."
Feb 10, 2011
Suzanne McGuire and Tammy Anderson are now friends
Feb 10, 2011
Tammy Anderson joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Reading

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about how we are using or planning on using ereaders in the reading classroom.
Feb 9, 2011
Tammy Anderson joined Jeremy Rinkel's group
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Elementary School

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about how we are using or planning on using ereaders in the elementary classroom.
Feb 9, 2011
Tammy Anderson joined Will DeLamater's group
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Kindle in the Classroom

A place to discuss the Kindle and how students are likely to use it. Will they read more? Will the device hold up or break easily? Will students find enough to read? Please share your thoughts and observations.
Feb 9, 2011
Jason W. Eckert replied to Tammy Anderson's discussion Only 5 Kindles
"No problem! Also, when you order using a school account, Amazon makes sure that it is marked as a gift - this ensures that the school account is not attached to the actual Kindle when it is shipped. In other words, students won't be able to buy…"
Nov 11, 2010
Tammy Anderson replied to Tammy Anderson's discussion Only 5 Kindles
"Jason, Thank you so much for this information. It will be helpful in the future."
Nov 11, 2010
Jason W. Eckert replied to Tammy Anderson's discussion Only 5 Kindles
"Our college orders high volumes of Kindles (a single class is about 20-30 students alone), but we have an account with Amazon specifically for this - I would contact Rausch, Daniel [drausch@amazon.com] to get one of these accounts - he is the…"
Nov 11, 2010
Tammy Anderson replied to Tammy Anderson's discussion Kindles in 3rd grade
"Michelle, I work at two elementary schools and all but one teacher is excited to have his/her students reading on the Kindle. I presented my need for more Kindles at both PTO meetings and all but one parent was interested in students having the…"
Nov 1, 2010
Tammy Anderson replied to Tammy Anderson's discussion Kindles in 3rd grade
"Sarah, I have attached a copy of the permission slip I sent home with the students with whom I am conducting a pilot study on the Kindle. You could easily adapt it to fit your needs as I will when I send the Kindles home with various students beyond…"
Nov 1, 2010

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Where do you teach?
Glacier Peak Elementary
What grade level do you teach?
1-2
Do you own a Kindle or other ereader?
Kindle
What kind of computer do you use?
Mac

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At 11:18pm on February 10, 2011, Suzanne McGuire said…
I am studying the features of the Kindle used by students when used as assistive technology --with students with a diagnosed reading disability. It sounds like we are at the same stage in the dissertation development journey.
At 10:08am on February 10, 2011, Suzanne McGuire said…
What are you doing with the Kindles?  What grade level?  I am to the point of preparing my proposal defense.  Thanks for 'finding' me.
At 4:57pm on June 6, 2010, Will DeLamater said…
Tammy, I love the new look! Thanks for uploading a picture--it makes this whole community thing more fun!
At 6:10pm on May 31, 2010, Will DeLamater said…
Best wishes for success! There are a number of folks here who are doing or have done the same thing. Find them and ask for help; it is a very supportive group!
At 2:24pm on May 31, 2010, Will DeLamater said…
Hi Tammy! Welcome to the group. Are you thinking about using digital text and an ereader like the Kindle with your students?
 
 
 

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