About Me

Welcome to iTeach 1:1!  I started my blogging adventure in 2012 when I was teaching fourth grade with 1:1 laptops and have since transitioned to 1:1 iPads in second grade.  Technology has truly transformed my teaching and I believe it’s one of the best tools out there to increase student engagement and create authentic learning experiences. 

I love blogging about simple tips and ideas for integrating technology and creating engaging and interactive lessons.  Thanks for stopping by!


  1. I absolutely love your blog! I stumbled across in via Pinterest. I am currently a pilot school for 1:1 iPads in grades 3-5th. I am so excited to use some of your strategies with my kids.

  2. I love your blog! I am a primary special education teacher (high frequency diagnoses) at a therapeutic day school and I am researching funding opportunities and programs for initiating a 1:1 program in my classroom. I look forward to following your blog!

  3. Hi! I just found your blog and TpT store!! :) I noticed you live in Illinois! Where do you teach? Nicole and I teach/live in the western suburbs!
    :) Melissa

  4. Found you through Brandee's blogpost today. I was just given an iPad to play with this summer because my students will be getting them next year. I'm so excited to see what we can do with them!
    P.S. I'm your newest follower on bloglovin.

  5. Hello! Found you through Pinterest! This is my first year "flipping" my classroom. I'm excited to see what you have posted about 1:1.


  6. Looking for ideas....we are going 1:X with the kids this year and they will have iPads. We use Google Apps for documents, but can't use the presentation as you need flash for it on the iPad. We're looking for something that we can use for presentations that can be uploaded and doesn't require flash. Any suggestions?
    Thank you,

    1. Hmm, since we have 1:1 laptops, I've never used iPads for that purpose, so I'm not sure what would be best. Sorry I can't answer your question!

  7. I found your blog through Pinterest today, and I am getting many wonderful ideas! I come from a school where we are lucky if we have 2 or 3 computers in our classrooms. I was recently awarded a grant to purchase a class set of Chromebooks! I am so excited, but a little worried about where to start. :/ Do you have any suggestions on whereto start to get my kids on them and using them daily? What are somethings that have worked for you in your classroom as far as rules for the computer use? What are your favorite apps that would be a good starting point for me? Any suggestions you have would be greatly appreciated! I teach 4th grade Reading/Language, so I have two groups during the day for about two and a half hours each. I will be using my summer to set things up, and get them ready for my students next year.
    Stephanie Smith

    1. Hi, Stephanie! That's so exciting that you're getting Chromebooks! Here's a link to a post I wrote about some of my technology management tips: http://iteach1to1.blogspot.com/2013/07/tune-into-technology-linky-tech.html. And here's one I wrote about some easy ways to integrate technology into reading/language arts: http://iteach1to1.blogspot.com/2013/06/tune-into-technology-linky-integrating.html. Both of those links also have additional posts written by other great bloggers at the bottom, so hopefully that will give you some ideas for getting started. Good luck and thanks for stopping by my blog.:)

  8. You blog is amazing. I am pursuing my Teaching Certification and your blog has been so helpful. Thank you so much for sharing

  9. Hi,
    I printed off your QR code multiplication scavenger hunt. My students loved it! I would love to create some similar scavenger hunts on the phone template. Can you tell me what site or app would allow me to create my own? Do I need a paid subscription or is it free?

  10. Hi! I've gotten some good ideas from your blog so thank you! Do you have any recommendations for a child with delayed language (my son has Down syndrome and can't express full sentences in speech or in writing, although he can read.) I've been looking for a sentence building type of app to no avail. Thanks for any help.

  11. Hi,

    I am a school librarian in Sweden writing a blog for school librarians.

    Your webpages about QR codes are so great!
    Is it ok if I put an imagelink to your webpage?

    Thank you.

    All the very best

    Monica Ehrenstråle