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Classic Kids TV Show. 5 Awesome iPad Posters for Teachers. Are you planning to incorporate iPad into your classroom next school year ?

5 Awesome iPad Posters for Teachers

You probably are already in search for the educational apps to use in your instruction,Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a rich resource of the most popular educational apps you might need. These apps are organized into different categories pertaining to various content areas. Check out this list to learn more.

Having a repository of handy educational apps is a good thing but is not enough per se. The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom. 11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom. More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students.

11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations, or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can promote student engagement while increasing academic success. Here are some apps for iPads -- along with a few other tips -- that can transform your daily lessons and are definitely worth checking out! Base Ten Blocks. iPad teaching is NOT about iPads. I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a teacher’s first priority when the kids have iPads.

iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

Now here is where I have an issue with terminology… Maybe not an issue of “Pedagogy” (As many know it) Until a few years ago, I would have used the word pedagogy in this post but this now has the wrong connotations for me as it is linked more strongly to ‘teaching’ and not ‘learning’. To many I’ve worked with, the word pedagogy still implies “the way in which I deliver the content to the students” The tiers collapse The one-way ‘dumping’ of teacher knowledge into students has never inspired and is just not the way the world operates anymore. What really matters? In numerous surveys and studies, employers and universities say they desire the following qualities, which many of them say often seem quite absent in young people:

100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom. There’s likely a new iPad getting unveiled in the very near future.

100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom

Like, in the next couple of weeks kinda near future. What better time to take a step back and figure out how to actually use these devices in your classroom? There’s more to the iPad than just apps . Just ask the always incredible Tom Barrett , creator of the below presentation. Some of my favorites from the presentation (use the bottom left arrows to advance and go back) are below.

Practicing letter formations (Slide #6) Project using GoodReader (Slide #10) Control your classroom computer (Slide #13) Turn it into a mini IWB (Slide #18) Evernote! 6 Ready To Go iPad Centers. A few of the following iPad Centers/Stations I have posted before, however I thought it might be useful to post them again, at the beginning of the year so you know they are here if you want to try something new during your literacy or math block.

6 Ready To Go iPad Centers

All of the centers can be done using one or two iPads at the center and are actual centers that my students used last year. I hope you find them useful or they spark new ideas to try with your students. Writing Center: App Needed - Write About This Fluency Center App Needed - Audioboo, iPhone version Research Center App Needed - Pocket Zoo Math Center App Needed - Draw & Tell This one might be a bit confusing at first. App Needed - Explain Everything.

10 iPad Apps To Record How Students Learn. 10 Ways To Use Offline iPads In Education. Just about every article on using iPads in education involves one key feature: connectivity. Whether it’s wi-fi or cellular service, being connected to the web is by far the most important feature for iPads in the classroom. Otherwise, it’s just what the tech-bloggers call a ‘brick’ and is essentially worthless. Right? Not really. As you probably guessed from the title of this post and the visual I spent way too much time making below, there are plenty of ways to use iPads that have little to no connectivity. Telling time app. Brainpopjr. Make BrainPOP Jr. part of your day in the classroom, at home, or on the go!

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To access BrainPOP Jr.’s Movie of the Week on an Android device, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, download our FREE Movie of the Week app. You’ll get a different animated, educational movie – plus its related quizzes and bonus features – delivered right to your mobile device every Monday. If you’ve already got a BrainPOP Jr. username, you can access all BrainPOP Jr. movies and quizzes from your computer as well as the app, at no additional cost. Welcome Back. Remind101. Google Apps for Education. Common Core Standards. ClassDojo. A Noise Level Meter built for the Classroom