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6 Ready To Go iPad Centers. A few of the following iPad Centers/Stations I have posted before, however I thought it might be useful to post them again, at the beginning of the year so you know they are here if you want to try something new during your literacy or math block.

6 Ready To Go iPad Centers

All of the centers can be done using one or two iPads at the center and are actual centers that my students used last year. I hope you find them useful or they spark new ideas to try with your students. Writing Center: App Needed - Write About This Fluency Center App Needed - Audioboo, iPhone version Research Center App Needed - Pocket Zoo Math Center App Needed - Draw & Tell This one might be a bit confusing at first. App Needed - Explain Everything.

Apps for creating and demonstrating learning

Educational App Store. Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2014. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything. 48 Free Education Apps Sorted By Grade Level. 5 Awesome iPad Apps for Students with Special Needs. Folder Full of Storytelling Apps. I feel storytelling apps are one of the most powerful aspects of using the iPad.

Folder Full of Storytelling Apps

It allows for collaboration and creativity that I couldn’t really achieve before using the iPad. Here are my 22 favorite Storytelling Apps. The list is constantly changing but the majority of them stay the same. Toontastic (post with example HERE) iOS Apps to Support Reading and Writing - UDL Resource. Reading. 24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing. SpellingCity. Phonics. Read With Me. 20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading.

As anyone with a toddler knows, iPads are addictive for children.

20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading

They seem to have some sort of special radar that lets them know when an iDevice is within their reach, and they’ll do anything they can to get their hands on them. Resistance is futile, but instead of lamenting excessive screen time, you can make your child’s iPad addiction a productive one with educational apps, including those that promote early reading. With these 20 apps, children can learn how to write letters, improve phonics fluency, and even write their own books. Read on to find the very best iPad apps for developing young readers, and feel free to share your own favorites in the comments. ABC PocketPhonicsKids can develop skills in letter sounds, writing, and first words with ABC PocketPhonics. English and Language Arts Apps, Games, and Websites.

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English and Language Arts Apps, Games, and Websites

Look out for our weekly updates soon. Write Now! Resources. Math. 7 Strategies for iPads and iPods in the (Math) Classroom. Mobile Learning | Viewpoint 7 Strategies for iPads and iPods in the (Math) Classroom By Tim Pelton and Leslee Francis Pelton 07/11/12 Touch devices--such as iPods and iPads--represent a fundamental change in computing.

7 Strategies for iPads and iPods in the (Math) Classroom

They are unobtrusive, powerful, and intuitive devices that support authentic acts of learning through exploration, collaboration, consolidation, creation, and communication. Although the ideal may be a 1-to-1 deployment, even a single device can have a positive impact. 6 Apps That Teach Math Concepts. For young learners, there are a plethora of apps out there to help learn how to count, and for older learners, often times a graphing calculator or scientific calculator app will do the trick.

6 Apps That Teach Math Concepts

But what about all of those students in between? You know, the ones who already know how to count, but have to learn a multitude of math concepts that most of their parents have long forgotten? We’re taking a look at 6 apps that are easy to use and teach more than just counting. Geometry Pattern Blocks This app allows you to create virtual geometrical shapes using a grid. 20 random iPad Maths Apps that help cover all areas of curriculum.

Around this time last year, I wrote a post about the lack of engaging Maths apps on the iPad that went beyond “skill and drill” number activities.

20 random iPad Maths Apps that help cover all areas of curriculum

Since then, developers have introduced a greater range of apps across all areas of the Maths curriculum that can be used to enhance the Maths teaching and learning in your classroom. Here’s a selection of 20 apps that cover Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability ( these are the Content strands (CS) Australia’s Mathematics curriculum has been categorized under ). They also cover the proficiency strands (PS) of Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving and Reasoning. I’m sure other countries’ curricula are similar in many regards and you will be able to make the connections.

So you want to support Maths learning with an iPad? iPad apps Published on April 10th, 2012 | by Mark Anderson When thinking about using an iPad to support learning, it is important to remember that the iPad supports learning.

So you want to support Maths learning with an iPad?

It is not going to do the teaching for you. Maths learning is no exception. Top 50 Math Sites and Apps. Throughout the last few years I've compiled quite a few lists of my favorite sites for a variety of subjects.

Top 50 Math Sites and Apps

Over the last year and a half one might have noticed that my lists have started to change and instead of focusing on sites I've been focusing more on apps as "mobile learning" has really taken off. It seems now a days a person can find an app for almost anything. 53 great math websites for students of any age. Below you will find 56 of the best math resource websites available.

53 great math websites for students of any age

Parents and teachers of children 3 to 23 who are looking for videos, games, worksheets, printables, lessons, tutorials, calculators, worksheet generators, activities or interactives will likely find what they are looking for. Teach Mathematics Teach Mathematics is a cool site for math teachers and students with lessons and activities aimed at helping students to improve their math skills. The math levels on this site seem targeted to 3rd grade to high school level learners.Whether you are teaching fractions, algebra, geometry, or statistics, then there are lessons and tools for you. The site has 15 pages of useful tools and materials that both teachers and students will enjoy. Easy Calculation This site contains a huge collection of useful calculators for any math based situation.

Brain Genie Brain Genie is extension of the CK-12 website and is based around improving math knowledge and skills. 10 Apps for Math Fluency. There are so many ways to use mobile devices with students. You can create interactive textbooks for children to read, ask them to explain their thinking through screencasting or help them access informational text using QR codes. Mobile devices can also be used to help students practice foundational math skills and build their math fluency. In order for students to tackle the multi-step word problems they'll be asked to solve as early as elementary school, they need to have mastered their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts. By answering 4 + 12, 15 - 5, 9 x 7 and 18 / 3 quickly and accurately, students can focus on reading word problems to figure out what the question is asking them to do.

10 Must-Have Free Math Apps. Math.