Editor’s Note: After watching Debbie Tannenbaum's webinar on Using Wixie so Littles CAN Create, we asked her to write a blog post to share her fantastic ideas. You can learn more from Debbie at her website or by following her on Twitter.
When I first started working with Kindergarteners as a tech coach, it often felt like playing Whack-a-mole. I would help one student, and another student would pop up, followed by another, and so on. I wanted my students to be creators, but they didn't seem to be able to work independently.
One morning, I was listening to Vicki Davis interview Pana Asavavatana about the ways she used icons to help her PreK students remember the steps to operate their iPads. She asked, "How can we put handles on technology to make it easier for students to grab on?"