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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App. February 10, 2015Explain Everything is one of the best interactive whiteboard and screencasting app out there.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do with Explain Everything App

I have featured it here in several posts in the past and today I am sharing with you some of the awesome things you can do with this app as explained by Morris Cooke. 1- Import and Insert any document, picture or video Explain allows you to insert different multimedia documents into your project. These documents include: PDFs, PPTs, Keynotes, pictures, videos, sound files, even active web browsers.

The Top 10 iPad Features That Schools Forget. With iPads, it’s all about the apps, and rightly so sometimes, but not everyone takes full advantage of the native features that Apple builds in to the iPad software for everyone to use.

The Top 10 iPad Features That Schools Forget

So, for this post I am rounding up ten of the most forgotten iPad features that are awesome for education. No additional apps are required to use any of these features because they work right out of the box. 1. Visual Timer – The Clock app often gets buried in a folder deep among some other apps that you don’t use very much, but if you are looking for a good visual timer, you should look for the Clock app. Just open the Clock app, and tap Timer. 2. 3. 4. 15 Best Apps and Games for Counting and Cardinality. Many would argue that number sense is the foundation for each and every area of mathematics.

15 Best Apps and Games for Counting and Cardinality

For the youngest learners, counting, cardinality, and comparing numbers and quantities are essential skills for developing number sense and early math problem-solving skills. iPad Lessons on Pinterest. The Student Assessment Tools Collection by Rick Thomas. Edshelf Student Assessment Tools.

The Student Assessment Tools Collection by Rick Thomas

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” “50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” Guest Blog by Rosa Ray Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability.

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities”

While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike. Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle. iLearn on Pinterest. Learning and Teaching with iPads. A day of learning with i pads. Making Thinking Visible. 10 Apps for Math Fluency. Super Readers - Bridge Point Elementary Educational Technology Department. Best iPad apps for education. Purely Paperless: Reading and Writing Conferences Made Easy with Confer.

App: Confer Cost: $14.99 Subject: Management Why Buy?

Purely Paperless: Reading and Writing Conferences Made Easy with Confer

As a primary teacher, I utilize flexible guided reading groups to instruct my students in reading. It can be overwhelming to keep track of all of the anecdotal notes that I take during a reading session. The Best 15 iPad Apps for Teacher Professional Development. iPad is a versatile device only when coupled with the "right" apps.

The Best 15 iPad Apps for Teacher Professional Development

To tap into the full potential of iPad and to leverage it for your professional learning purposes, you should definitely have certain apps installed on it. Here is a list of some important apps to start with. Of course the selection is based on my personal experience with app reviewing. I have reviewed hundreds of apps in the last couple of years and the ones below, I believe, are the best in the area of professional development: 1- Dropbox Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. 2- Google Drive. 11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers.

11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers For students who dread writing class, a blank page can look a lot like a ten-foot monolith; an imposing, empty slate towering over their homework list.

11 Storyboarding Apps To Organize & Inspire Young Writers

Visual storytelling is one way to break students out of writer’s block, and storyboarding apps are a pre-packaged strategy you can use to bring images to the narrative. 23 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able To Do With An iPad. Using an iPad is simple due to its intuitive interface, elegant touch interface, and user-friendly operating system.

23 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able To Do With An iPad

Below we’ve listed 23 different tasks a teacher should be able to perform with their iPad. We’ve tried to focus on the basics, along with some typical tasks a teacher may be required to complete. We’ve also (roughly) arranged them from less complicated to more complicated, so consider yourself an Unofficial iPad “Basic Hacker” if you can get to the bottom. Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board. An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards.

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board

Guest writer and High School Principal David Mahaley is using this approach and offers his insights, and observations from educators in his school. With the integration of the iPad into the instructional environment, teachers and students have discovered many new ways in which the device can expand and enhance the learning environment. With the iPad, the Apple TV can offer a flexible, complete, and cost efficient alternative to the traditional interactive boards populating our classrooms. BACK TO SCHOOL: Top 50 learning apps for students.

Don't forget to pack some apps with that lunch box when the kids go back to school. Source: Herald Sun THE start of the new school year is a little over a week away, but before you fill those school bags, lunch boxes and pencil cases, fill up your smartphone or tablet with some great educational apps and get a head start on study. National social media and technology reporter PETRA STARKE lists the top 50 learning apps for children and teens. (*Prices correct as of January 14, 2013) Splash MathFree, but extra worksheets cost $5.49 each - iPhone/iPadThis suite of five sea-themed apps, covering years 1 to 5, teaches maths in a fun, interactive way. Splash math Source: Supplied Count TV$2.99 - iPhone/iPadLittle ones can learn their numbers with Sesame Street's Count Von Count, Cookie Monster, Ernie, Grover and others. iPads in Schools.

Untitled. 14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom. Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity as it stimulates a deep thinking process, it provides opportunities for reflection and it enhances and enriches the learning experience for our students. Storytelling is a very powerful way of communicating with our peers and portrays to others who we are and what our own stories are. It also provides an opportunity to connect with a group by creating a shared experience. This is vital in any community but more so in an educational setting where we are nurturing and fostering creativity. So here are a number of apps that provide the tools for students to participate in the long and rich history of storytelling. Just because it is in a digital format does not make it any less rich to either the audience or within the medium. Sock Puppets:Sock Puppets lets you add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating.

iPad As.... Staffroom HQ. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks. An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. Collaborative Whiteboard Apps for the Classroom.

Interactive and collaborative - Whiteboards are a great way for teachers to explain concepts to their students. With the ability of some iPad apps to record, you ensure that students who did not develop understanding of the concept the first time have the opportunity to watch and listen again and again. Working in small groups or brainstorming as a class, collaborative whiteboards are a great way to share ideas.

Work in the same room, on the same network or even from different parts of the country. iPads in Education. 47 Interesting Ways* to use an iPad in the Classroom. iPods. iPad for Teaching & Learning. 10 Best Apps 4 Teachers. Most of what we do is for the students. The focus of this and many other blogs and websites is about learning, and rightly so, but there are also apps that will make our jobs easier too.

I am talking about that catergory of apps that are designed specifically for the classroom teacher. Those apps that will assist us in the everyday little jobs that need to be done, often on the run and often while 10 other things are also happening in the room. 50 Must-Have Educational Apps. It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities! What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? Many of these apps were found by The Teaching Palette, be sure to check out their fantastic site for more helpful resources!

From learning the ABCs to doodling, there’s plenty of terrific apps out there that will pass the time but also educate. 16 iOS Apps for Schools. I often receive emails from developers of education apps, so I thought that it might be useful to share some of the fantastic applications that are being created to support learning: iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch App Store App Reviews. Top 200 best iPad apps 2011. Blooms Taxonomy with Apps.

After seeing the chart on of Bloom's Taxonomy on bloomsapps, I thought I could make a more thorough table. I like the headings that were used in the chart. Creating Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions.CreatePredictImage.