Using Technology in the classroom
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iPads in the Classroom
“Traditional thinking is all about ‘what is’. Future thinking will also need to be about what ‘can be’” By Edward de Bono Quick Response codes also known as QR codes are similar to barcodes. When you scan QR codes using apps such as i-nigma , with your smartphone, ipad and computer (if you have a web camera) it links information to you. The information can be text, videos or websites etc. I believe with bring your own technology coming to many schools, I see QR codes becoming more popular in the classroom because they can be read on many devices and it is a real world application now.
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The Online Interactive Thinking Strategies and Tools are designed to provide a scaffold which enables students to think with more depth and structure. When using them, ask students to continually reflect on and justify which Habits of Mind best suit how they are thinking. When students are presenting their thoughts and findings, encourage them to use their dominant Multiple Intelligences.
After seeing the chart on of Bloom's Taxonomy on bloomsapps , I thought I could make a more thorough table. I like the headings that were used in the chart. Creating Compile information together in a different way by combining elements in a new pattern or proposing alternative solutions. Create Predict Image
An elementary library media specialist reviews iPad apps as they map to an updated version of Bloom's Taxonomy. Diane Darrow is an artist, Reading Recovery teacher, and library media specialist at Bel Aire Elementary in Tiburon, CA. You can follow her on Twitter at @dianedarrow (1) .
This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place ! Each of the images 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. The use of the triangle shape for Bloomin' apps projects was not used to help clear up the misunderstanding that the levels are hierarchical and the top levels only make up a tiny portion of the cognitive processes. I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others.
Although YouTube has been blocked from many/most schools, for obvious reasons and not so obvious ones. YouTube does provide great resources and content for teachers and students. View the list of the Top 100 Videos for Teachers. This list is provided by SmartTeaching.org , a leading online resource for current teachers, and aspiring education students and student teachers. YouTube's 100 Best Teacher Videos:
Welcome to the ‘iPad in Education’ web site - concerned with using Apple’s iPad for learning and teaching. Although this is based in the UK, the site’s content will reflect practice from other counties and contexts in order to explore and learn from a wide field. I am Ian Wilson, a freelance Apple Professional Development Authorised Trainer based in the north west of England (Twitter: @Ian__Wilson ). I have set up this site as I believe the iPad signals the opportunity for a transformation in how technology is used in schools, colleges and universities. I am interested in looking at all age ranges, all abilities across all areas of the curriculum and keen to see if the iPad makes technology more transparent and cross-curricular as it should be. Of course at this stage, we don’t know the true extent of the impact of the iPad on teaching and learning as it is too early to say.
i Rate This It’s time to bring you more information on some fantastic iPad resource sites for education. As more schools discover the power of the iPad, there seem to be more educators excited about discovering apps that engage students while making classroom learning come alive! Before presenting these ten sites please take a moment to sign up by either RSS or email to this post.