iPad Basics. iDoceo for iPad: The ultimate teacher app? When I first started teaching, I marvelled at my colleague’s neatly tended mark books.
The amazing array of handwritten marks, numbers and codes in different coloured pens were almost like a work of art. Unfortunately for me two of my greatest weaknesses are record keeping on paper, and filing paper. I also thought I didn’t want to hang on to physical mark books for years on the off chance the inspector came knocking. As a result I started my quest for a digital solution. Nothing really fit the bill – Excel was not portable around the classroom, Google Sheets didn’t have the flexibility. Teachwithyouripad - Data Collection apps. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content.
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During 2014 our Year 5 and 6 students have been part of a 1:1 BYO iPad program, which has been largely quite successful. I still think we have lots of unrealised potential for what we should be expecting kids to do with those devices, but for the first year of the program it's been a great success. 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.
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. 2-Draw and Annotate This is probably the most overlooked feature in Explain Everything. 3- Move and Animate Ideas in Motion “Every object including drawings, annotation, video, and web browsers, is movable and can be grouped with other elements of the slide.’ 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.
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. 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.
For the youngest learners, counting, cardinality, and comparing numbers and quantities are essential skills for developing number sense and early math problem-solving skills. However, learning what numbers symbolize and how they relate to each other can be tricky concepts to grasp. To help you guide kids' learning, we've compiled a list of 15 apps and games with two goals in mind: to identify tools that are 1) rich in quality content and 2) mapped to the Common Core State Standards for Counting and Cardinality. Apps like Love to Count by Pirate Trio and Park Math help kids learn why math is relevant to their lives by focusing on familiar, real-world tasks -- counting the number of caught fish or evenly splitting a pizza, for example.
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“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.
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?
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. Confer is a classroom management app that allows you to track anecdotal notes and other information about your students. Here's a quick video overview of the app: The Best 15 iPad Apps for Teacher Professional Development.
iPad is a versatile device only when coupled with the "right" apps.
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 Google Drive is one safe place for all your stuff. 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.
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. 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. 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. iPads in Schools. Untitled. 14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom. iPad As.... Staffroom HQ. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks. Collaborative Whiteboard Apps for the Classroom. 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. 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? 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. If you've got yourself an iPad Air or new iPad mini, you'll want to start downloading the best iPad apps straight away. 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.