Apps for Schools
Little Story Maker is a great little app that adults and children can use to create their own custom books on their iPads. The app provides book templates that you complete with your own images, text, and voice narration. All of the books that you create are stored in your Little Story Maker bookshelf.
Although it’s important we up-skill the teachers, it’s what the students are doing that’s important.
iPad for Teaching & Learning
Alchemy is a great and addictive game where the user is presented with four basic elements ( Air, Earth, Fire, Water) and the user can then simply mix these elements to create new elements such as life, city, alcohol, book. Currently there are 270 possible elements that can be created but the developer may release more with future updates. The game can be downloaded for free on the android market and I would highly recommend it for puzzle enthusiasts.
Earlier this year, I wrote about several add-ins for Google’s Chrome Browser that enhance its accessibility as a web browser. Today, I’m writing about how to use Chrome, with these add-ins, on PC’s where Chrome has not been installed.
Part of the Cool Sites series Halloween is one of the most fun holidays. Kids love the spooky monsters, sounds, music, dances, treats, traditions, haunted houses, and costumes that surround the holiday.
Description Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about.
Description ★★★★★ Pearltrees is a free, visual and collaborative library that lets you keep everything you like at your fingertips. Its unique interface lets you organize and retrieve your favorite web pages, photos and notes -- even offline.
LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange . How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy with the iPad? Following in Dave Mileham and Kelly Tenkeley’s footsteps of assigning iPad apps to the different levels of the Bloom’s Taxonomy, I created the following table with apps that I have tested out and am recommending.