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ZoomNotes- Notetake, Sketch, PDF, Present on the App Store. Slow Motion Video FX. 1 Second Everyday. 14 ways to bring Pokemon Go to school.

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BeeLine Reader: BeeLine Reader adds a color gradient to text to help you read faster and more accurately. Top American History App a Great Teaching Tool. Tony Vincent Teaches Us How to Make Great Illustrations. Over the weekend my friend Tony Vincent sent me an email about a new video that he made about Adobe Illustrator Draw.

Tony Vincent Teaches Us How to Make Great Illustrations

Adobe Illustrator Draw is a free iPad app and Android app. It's the app that Tony uses to make the awesome illustrations that appear in his presentations, on his website, and in his Instagram feed. Watch Tony's video, embedded below, to learn how to create illustrations from scratch or by tracing in Adobe Illustrator Draw. Applications for Education As you can see in the video illustrations made with Adobe Illustrator Draw can used by students in slides, as avatars, or anywhere that a high-quality original illustration is needed.

How to Create Screencasts on Your Android Device. How to Learn A New Classroom Tool Without Wasting Time - Learning Bird. These days, it feels there are too many classroom tools and not nearly enough time to learn them all, much less sift through and find the ones that are worth learning in the first place.

How to Learn A New Classroom Tool Without Wasting Time - Learning Bird

Once you do find the tools you want to try, however, you don’t want to waste any more time learning how they work and determining how each one will fit into your classroom. Luckily, learning new tech tools doesn’t have to be a time-suck. When you set time boundaries, use a checklist, and turn to your PLN for basic information, you’ll get the information you need in a timely manner. Don’t miss the Minimalist’s Guide to Tech Integration, another great resource for saving time learning and implementing new tools. WordFoto. 21 FREE Android Apps For Teachers. Gmail Print All Pro. Animate Me - Funny Movie Maker with Moving Pictures, Animated Face Masks and Quotes on the App Store.

Millie Marotta’s Colouring Adventures on the App Store. Tablet Connectivity: Apps to Support Interdisciplinary Learning. For students to engage in rich knowledge building experiences, student learning should not happen through isolated curriculum subjects.

Tablet Connectivity: Apps to Support Interdisciplinary Learning

It is suggested that learning experiences are strongest when students are required to analyze, synthesize, and connect information between two or more disciplines. The Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE, 2015) stresses how differing disciplines naturally complement one another and provide students with rich perspectives that reflect the real world rather than focusing on a single discipline.

When considering the demands of the modern workplace, it is unlikely that anyone would learn and practice one type of discipline at a time or just focus on one discipline throughout their whole career. Students will be expected to professionally develop and practice in their field while utilizing multiple disciplines. War of 1812 This app is a digital graphic novel on the War of 1812. Comprehend More with LiquidText. Global storytelling with a green screen and iPads.

These 6th graders found a way to do some digital global storytelling with a green screen and their iPads.

Global storytelling with a green screen and iPads

They also managed to bust Tellagami’s animated personas out of the tablet, sending them around the world with a little green-screen magic. WeLearnedIt. Hyperlapse from Instagram. Showbie - The paperless classroom made simple. Spritz. 21 Good iPad Apps for Middle School Teachers to Try This Summer. The summer is a great time to explore new-to-you iPad apps that you might want to add to the iPads that you have in your classroom.

21 Good iPad Apps for Middle School Teachers to Try This Summer

Each day this week I’m going to share a selection of apps appropriate for four ranges of pre-K-12 grades. On Monday I shared 21 apps for Pre-K through 2nd grade. Yesterday, I shared apps 3rd through 5th grade students. Today’s list features apps for grades six through eight. Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers. Michelle Luhtala/Edshelf With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold.

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. Some apps are best for younger students, others are more complicated, better suited for high school students. Many apps do one thing really well, but aren’t great at everything. 10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History. When I first started teaching English with 1:1 iPads, I was really jealous of the science and fine arts teachers.

10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History

They had all of the most engaging apps, and I was left with a lowly word processor and an instant thesaurus. Fortunately, so much has changed. ChatterPix: Free App that Promotes Creativity. ChatterPix is a FREE iPhone and iPad app that is simple to use but endless in possibilities.

ChatterPix: Free App that Promotes Creativity

The app allows you to take any image, add a "mouth" and then record audio to allow the image to talk. In my class, I have used the app to describe the life cycle of a butterfly, practice skip counting, introduce vocabulary, announce special events and much more. The simplicity and creative nature of this app make it a sure hit in your classroom. In my kindergarten class, the kids use it as part of our animal research projects. After they have completed their animal research, they pick an image of their animal from Creative Commons and open it within the app (images below show the steps). Another way we have used this app in my class is for adjectives. Other ideas included making historical figures, important leaders, celebrities and heroes come to life for bibliographies or book reports. Check out the images below if you would like to see the steps or are a visual learner. - Videolicious – Video Creation App. 0 Comments May 31, 2014 By: Özge Karaoglu May 31 Written by: 5/31/2014 3:52 PM.

- Videolicious – Video Creation App

Photo Story for the Classroom. Shutterfly Photo Story for Classrooms Our award-winning iPad app motivates and empowers students to create self-published books that demonstrate their knowledge.

Photo Story for the Classroom

The program leverages your school's technology investment, supports project-based learning and provides lesson plans that align with Common Core or State Standards for each grade level. See how Photo Story helps students in the classroom. Watch our how-to videos Getting started > Learn more about our Photo Story app. Hollywood in the Classroom with an iPad and Green Screen. 5 Tools For The Device Agnostic Classroom. Global Community Book Project. Ms. Wideen's Second Grade Class from Eastwood Public School in Windsor, Ontario, Canada invited schools around the country to participate in a Community Book Project. Our Technology Facilitator, Mrs. Thomasson told me all about it and I could not pass up the awesome opportunity! We have completed our part of the book about Bessemer City, and I am sharing the pages below.

It was a lot of work, but so much fun!