iPads in Schools. Blooms Taxonomy with Apps. Bloomin' Apps. This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others.
Cogs of the Cognitive Processes Option 1 I was recently reflecting on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize. Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.Here is my draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes" or the "Cogs of Cognition". Bloom's and SAMR: My thoughts Bloom's and TECH: My thoughts A classroom bulletin board based on the Cogs of the Cognitive Processes! Bloomsapps. 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! Two Links to some iTunesU courses relating to iOS Integration: 1 iPad by Erie 1 Boards of Cooperative Educational Services ( Movie Making\Digital Storytelling Camera to PDF Free - cool little app that turns your device into a scanner. iPad Apps to Meet 14 Learning Objectives. Free Speech - Augmentative & Alternative Communication App. Pack for iPad: Our List of the Best iPad Apps. If you're an engineer/scientist type, grab GraphiX48 for an on-screen version of the HP48GX calculator.
Sure, buttons and RPN are old school, but if you long for the days when a calulator was a tool rather than an arithmetic short cut this is the app for you. Another useful app is Genius Scan. It's technically an iPhone app, but is even better with the new iPad. It allows you to take a picture of a document or page then drag a rubber-band box to the edges, after which it de-perspectives the page and applies fairly smart contrast, brightness, and gamma enhancements to make a good B&W photocopy of the document. The non-pro version lets you send the resulting image to email and any other installed app which accepts PDFs*; the $2.99 pro version lets you print or send directly to box, dropbox, evernote, or google drive. *Oddly enough, that includes dropbox, evernote, goodreader and kindle, among others.