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Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions. Thanks for checking the site!
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.
I felt it was worthwhile to update the Top Post (over 25,000 views) on Langwitches: Bloom’s Taxonomy for iPads I have added links to each app represented on the visual. Remember: Exhibit memory of previously-learned materials by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts and answers. describe name find name list tell Suggested apps:
My technology integration specialist asked me to provide a list of creative apps that we have used in our classroom. All the apps are in our tool box, have been used, or will be used. I have included some of the many videos that show students actually using the apps. I have also included the original post if you would like to read the details surrounding the use of the app.
Faces iMake – Right Brain Creativity </b>*}, by , is a modern day take on the beloved and all time classic – Mr. Potato Head – our generation’s mainstay toy for creative play! This app is a great way for kids to relax, unwind, have some fun, and most importantly use their imagination! Faces iMake – Right Brain Creativity stays true to it’s name.. it truly is a perfect way to develop right brain creative capabilities and we lefties know just how important that is. There are literally endless possibilities with all the options provided and each child will have their own take on what to make, using over 200 everyday objects. We worked with a cross-section of students over time and were amazed at the scope of creativity displayed by each and every one.
For as long I've been teaching ICT, all of my painting lessons have involved children moving digital brushes around on a computer screen using the mouse. With younger children, I'm fond of the before I then introduce as they get older. Today however, I tried something new - creating digital artwork using the touch screen on s - and it was very successful. There are wide variety of apps available that let you paint on an but my app of choice today was because I felt that it offered the best balance between variety of tools and value for money. I began by asking the children to visit the website and to find a photograph of a sport that they are particularly interested in.
<div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href="http://www.inov8-ed.com/feed/rss/" rel="nofollow"><img src="http://cdn6.inov8-ed.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-greet-box/images/rss_icon.png" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href="http://www.inov8-ed.com/feed/rss/" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> Welcome to Creative apps for digital storytelling , Part 11 of “ There’s A Special App For That ” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs.
Hot Apps 4 HOTS (link opens to iTunes) is a free ebook about iOS apps that can be used to help students practice and develop higher order thinking skills.
Just wanted to share that Yolanda and I will be presenting two webinars for Simple K12 . “There are so many iPad apps out there, that it can often be intimidating trying to figure out which apps best suit the objectives and the higher order skills you are trying to foster. In this webinar, join Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker as the use “ Hot Apps 4 HOTS ” (found in the iBookstore) to showcase how free edutainment apps can be used to create apptivities for the iClassroom.” The two webinars will offer apptivities that focus on student production within levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy from Remembering to Creating.
This post will show 10 apps or ways that iPads and iPods become powerful learning tools in an inquiry-based learning environment, tied to sound research by a leading education network, the Galileo Network . They offer up a rubric to determine how well a lesson aligns with the inquiry learning process. According to the rubric, there are 8 dimensions of inquiry:
by Frolyc As the instructional technology specialist for my building, grades 3-5, I am constantly questioning myself and those that I collaborate with. A common question that I find myself asking, “is the approach or unit/lesson “true” technology integration which will meet a variety of curriculum standards?” Good integration can occur in a variety of ways, the latest being the impact that the mobile market as on education. Through our PLN (professional learning network) via Twitter, Murky Reef Lite by developers Frolyc came highly recommended and Applicable2U needed to know if in fact it was applicable to you.
What makes the iPad brilliant is that it caters to all different intelligences. In fact most apps touch upon all different types of intelligences. I’ve tried to match all of my favorite educational apps with their corresponding intelligences. For those apps that matched with more than one, I’ve used equivalents. For example, Showme and Educreations are interactive whiteboard apps that have got the same functions and both fit in the Visual and Aural box.
Critical thinking is a skill much solicited in today's instruction. A general fallacy particularly among parents is that kids learn critical thinking when at school receiving formal and structured education, while in fact much of the thinking abilities are shaped first and foremost at home where the environment that surrounds kids play a decisive role in the development of their cognitive capacities. There are many games, brain teasers, and activities that we can employ with our children to help them develop the necessary sound skills that can be detrimental to their overall academic achievement once they join school. In this regard. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has compiled a list of some awesome apps that seamlessly clicks in with the objective mentioned above.