Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Explore World Museums with These Wonderful Apps. November 27, 2015Museums of the World is a free iPad app that enables you to explore thousands of museums from all around the world.
It provides a host of important information about museums, exhibitions and several other cultural events from all around the world. This is definitely a must have app for museum lovers. Once installed, you will be able to track all upcoming museums events around your area. ‘With Museums of the World you can find museums, exhibitions and events near you based on your GPS location and use Maps navigation information to find them. 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.
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. 26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom. 26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom by TeachThought Staff The paperless classroom is a compelling concept for what it symbolizes as much as anything else.
While it sounds sleek and futuristic and easy to organize and environmentally friendly, the reality is that paperless classrooms aren’t that simple. The “environmentally-friendly” part, for example, is wildly subjective: the costs of manufacturing–and eventually recycling and disposing of–tablets versus the loss of “renewable” trees and the subsequent waste that is environmentally-friendly. The same with being organized. But what a paperless classroom represents is important. The 15 Best iPad Apps For The World Language Classroom.
The iPad has fundamentally changed how and what I teach in my Spanish classes.
First of all, I no longer use textbooks. Ever. Why would I when everything I need and more is available online or through an app? As educators, we are often told to teach students “21st century skills”, but let’s be honest, more often than not; it is the teachers who need to become more proficient in how to reach young people through technology. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps. March 21, 2014 Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony.
If you still recall, some previous versions of this wheel have already been featured here in Bloom's Taxonomy for Teachers section . As you can see, the wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms taxonomy coupled with iPad apps that go with it. These apps are supposed to help teachers and students better cultivate these different thinking levels in their use of iPad apps. And because the the visual is not hyperlinked, I went ahead and provided the links for each of these apps in the lists below.
Enjoy. The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students. March 4 , 2014 Creating and using mind maps is a great way to get students brainstorming ideas about a given topic, organize their thought processes and turn these ideas into a neatly written pieces.
I have been using several web tools with my students over the past few years. From teaching vocabulary to getting students engaged in the prewriting process, I found the functionalities and ease of use of these web tools a great way to enhance students productivity. Over last weekend, I have been working on a list that features the most important mind mapping tools and apps that teachers can use with their students. Check them out below. Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Environmental education for most adults used to mean learning a little bit about recycling and planting some trees on Arbor Day.
We didn’t delve into ecology as much as we skimmed the surface. But things have gotten more complex since then, and the topic of climate change has brought environmental education to the forefront. At its best, environmental education gets students grappling with big, cross-disciplinary issues like sustainable design and renewable energy. Students think critically about environmental and ecological systems; they diagnose problems, and speculate about (or maybe even create) solutions. 1.
This app provides an overview of environmental issues, particularly pollution, for younger students. 2. Enercities is a little more sophisticated than Little Green Island. 3. It’s important to learn not just about sustainability and being environmentally conscious, but also about what’s at stake in these efforts. 4. 16 secrets of Google Drive - Apple Business - Macworld UK. Google Drive—formerly Google Docs—has come quite a way in nearly a decade of existence.
Originally launched as Writely, a startup’s clever collaborative word processor, Google quickly acquired the app, changed the name to Google Docs, and released it as a new way to help people work together more efficiently using little more than a browser. Google changed the name again to Google Drive in April 2012, reflecting the ever-expanding goals and capabilities of the suite.
Google Drive’s many and varied capabilities—from chat with collaborators in a document to the ability to automate your entire Drive—can sometime be surprising. I rounded up a few tips to help you get even more out of this online productivity platform. 50 Of The Best Resources For iPads In Education.
36 Entertaining Apps That Are Actually Educational. There are lots of education apps out there.
30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using. Hämtamusiktill iMovie.pdf - Dropbox. 4 Incredible Apps For Children With Autism. Today, April 2, 2013, is World Autism Awareness Day , as designated by the United Nations. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events, and these events lead into Autism Awareness Month .
The US recognizes April as a special opportunity for everyone to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now estimates that a staggering 1 in 88 children , including 1 in 54 boys, in the US has been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. While the tools technology offers students can be useful for anyone, they can be particularly useful for those with limited abilities in some areas. AutisMate. 33 Super Speech and Language iPad Apps. Teachers With Apps brings you 33 super speech and language iPad apps for home, classroom, and/or the therapist’s office.
Speech and language is one area of educational apps that has exploded with smashing success. The prices range anywhere from free to expensive. There is an stuttering app that runs almost $1,000! Don’t fret, most are reasonable and many have a free/lite version. More importantly, SLPs feel they are getting results like never before. ConversationBuilderTeen is a conversation simulator designed to help teenaged children learn how to have multi-exchange conversations with their peers, in a variety of social settings.
Story Builder for iPad targets picture description, word order, sentence formation, vocabulary, making predictions, cause/effect, pronouns, verb tense, and sequencing. Language Builder targets picture description, sentence formation, word order, verb tense, vocabulary, pronouns. Air Microphone turns your iPhone into a wireless PA system. Air Microphone is a US$0.99 app that uses AirPlay to connect your iPhone to an Apple TV or AirPlay-equipped amplifier to give you a wireless microphone. The app is not hard to use. After launch, go to the multitasking bar on the iPhone and select any AirPlay device and start talking. In my tests, the app worked pretty well on an AppleTV with a few caveats.
There are options for three EQ settings. "Normal" was just fine. Air Microphone is a very good idea, but it still seems a bit rough to me. 19 Free iPad Apps for Musical Creativity: Play, Improvise and Record Music. Posted on March 8th, 2013 in Free, iPads, Music Tech Tips. 19 Free iPad Apps for Musical Creativity: Play, Improvise and Record Music Really, there are so many apps available it can be hard to know where to begin and once you find something that looks useful, it’s difficult to assess it properly until you’ve download and installed it on your iPad. iPad music apps that are free can take away the risk of choosing a dud and they can be useful when book-listing apps for students on a tight budget. Over time, I’ve collected quite a number of free apps on my iPad.
Generally speaking, paid apps are nearly always better – they are ad-free, there are fewer necessary in-app purchases to make the app functional, there are more features and they’re better-supported (something that’s often overlooked when deciding between free vs paid). Kollaboration med Ipad. Appar för läs- och skrivstöd till äldre elever. 29 Apps For Teachers: The Educator's Essential iPad Toolkit. At TeachThought, we often provide lists of digital resources, and many of them are apps. Creative Book Builder - All about apps in YOUR classroom!
20 random iPad Maths Apps that help cover all areas of curriculum. Around this time last year, I wrote a post about the lack of engaging Maths apps on the iPad that went beyond “skill and drill” number activities. Since then, developers have introduced a greater range of apps across all areas of the Maths curriculum that can be used to enhance the Maths teaching and learning in your classroom. Here’s a selection of 20 apps that cover Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability ( these are the Content strands (CS) Australia’s Mathematics curriculum has been categorized under ).
They also cover the proficiency strands (PS) of Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving and Reasoning. I’m sure other countries’ curricula are similar in many regards and you will be able to make the connections. 8 Great iPad Apps for Creating Stop Motion Videos. 1- Stop Motion Recorder StopMotion Recorder is toy video camera enable you to make stunning stop motion video like claymation. And you can edit, share movie via Mail, 'Facebook', 'Twitter (Twitvid)', Twitter(yFrog) & 'Youtube' from your iPhone. 2- Animation Creator HD Animation Creator HD allows your creativity to come to life on your iPad or iPad Mini!
You are the director. 8 Things to Look for in An Educational App. Picking up the right educational apps to recommend to your students and kids is not an easy task.There are several criterion you need to consider before you can comfortably claim that an app is educational or not. 5 Free Apps For Classrooms With A Single iPad.
- 100 Educational iOS Apps. Keynote. Top Five iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas. Ever since I was a kid, I loathed back to school commercials. They always showed parents gleefully skipping through aisles of pencils and notebooks as the kids, sullen and dejected, sluggishly followed along. Create your own E-Book for your iPad. 6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students.