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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 Good Grading iPad Apps for Teachers. January, 2015 Today's list features some interesting grading apps that you can use on your iPad to grade your students assignments.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 Good Grading iPad Apps for Teachers

Some of these apps have also web based platforms where you can export and share your graded work with students. The apps will also enable you to provide feedback to your students and see what they are actually working on. 1- Socrative Teacher Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative app. Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide graphs of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction. 2- eGrader The eGrader App makes it easy to calculate student grades. Grade multiple choice tests, quizzes, and assessments instantly in the classroom by using your iPhone or iPad's camera as a scanner. Easy Grade makes it easy to grade your students' papers when you don’t have the cardboard EZ Grader with you. 7- Grade It. Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad and a Green Screen. One way to depict the cycle of education is that it moves between the development of learning and the subsequent expression of understanding ... and the amazing growth of inexpensive mobile technology tools is affording learners the ability to communicate their understanding in ever more creative and personalized manners.

Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad and a Green Screen

Media is moving center stage (yes, the pun was fully intended) and what once required tens of thousands of dollars in equipment and training can now be accomplished with an iPad and some inexpensive props. One of the first places I visited when I first came to the United States was Universal Studios. Of course, being a relatively young and willing tourist, my hand automatically shot up when they asked for a volunteer to put on tights and a cape and "fly" like Superman in front of a green screen. Needless to say it didn't springboard me into an acting career but it did spark my interest in how movie magic could be used for education. 1. X 2. 3. The process:

The Practical Side of Using iPads in the Classroom. This is my first year with iPads in my classroom.

The Practical Side of Using iPads in the Classroom

I had used the device before at home, but have to admit that even though I was excited and ready to use it in my classroom, I wasn't sure where to begin. As I have talked to teachers at different schools, I have found that I am not alone. Ten reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for classrooms and education. The ability to work with iPads right on the desks of students makes them a powerful classroom tool.

Ten reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for classrooms and education

Over the past couple of years, I have had the awesome opportunity as a principal and teacher to be part of a school that adopted iPads on a 1:1 device to student ratio. I went into the program unsure if iPads would be as effective of a classroom device as traditional laptops, but have become convinced that the iPad offers more for classrooms than traditional desktop or laptop computers. Here are the ten reasons I why I have found iPads to be the perfect classroom tool. 1 – Price At $499 for the newest iPad or $399 for the iPAd 2, the iPad is cheaper than many traditional laptop or desktop computers.

At my school we have found the cheapest 16GB iPad to offer plenty of storage. iPad Adventures at Lower School. iPad uPad wePad; Going 1-1 at St Oliver Plunkett. A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be invited to St Oliver Plunkett to be a part of their 1-1 iPad rollout to the very excited Year 6 class.

iPad uPad wePad; Going 1-1 at St Oliver Plunkett

Led by their fabulous teacher librarian, Ann-Marie Furber and fearless class teacher, Brooke Maguire, with consultation from the very dedicated and talented Education Officer Learning and Teaching Technologies, Danielle Carter, the Year 6 class participated in a series of workshops in order to develop their skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices. Cannon Hill Feb 2013 <p>JavaScript required to play <a hreflang="en" type="video/mp4" href=" Hill Feb 2013</a>.

</p> While the school maintains ownership, the students manage the purchasing of additional apps, and the care and maintenance of the iPads for the time they are at the school. 2012t1coreteacherapps.pdf. 2013-02-25_1010.png (PNG Image, 702 × 503 pixels) iPad App Evaluation. 20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention. As the end of the year approaches, it can be more and more challenging to keep your students' attention.

20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention

Brain Breaks are important, but there are plenty of things you can do within a lesson to keep kids from day dreaming...or worse yet, nodding off. Here are some ideas:Desk Switch: Students have ten seconds (count down from ten) to find another desk to sit in that is in a different part of the room than his or her normal desk. Students stay in that desk for the rest of the lesson. Why? Two reasons, first switching desks gets them up and moving. Did you get a new idea? Flipping Tools for Success: 10 iPad Apps for Digital Classroom Management.