Redefining the Writing Process with iPads. Take a moment to think about how you learned to write.
What steps did you go through? What was your process? Most of us learned the same core set of skills on paper: organize, draft, edit, revise, turn in. Our teachers then marked up what we had handwritten or typed, and returned our writing. From there, maybe it ended up tacked to a bulletin board, stuck on the refrigerator door, stuffed into a notebook, or tossed in the nearest trash can. When computers entered into the equation, we digitized the process. David Mahaley. Note-Taking with iPads. I vividly remember how I first learned to take notes.
My sixth grade geography teacher lectured in outline style: "Roman Numeral one - China. A - Qin Dynasty. 1 - Rulers . . . " We wrote down precisely what he said, and to this day, I still take notes in outline form. iMovie + iOS7 + AirDrop + App Smashing = Great Ideas from Greg Kulowiec! iMovie just got a major overhaul for iOS7.
The interface is much cleaner in the new version, all of the editing options are much more visible, everything is possible with one tap – as opposed to the need to single & double tap in the iOS6 version. Below are a number of screenshots highlighting the new features in iMovie. There is also an extended video tutorial , or click HERE to watch the video tutorial if you can’t wait. While most of the features are exactly the same, the major changes include: Improved user interface. 5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPads.
This is a guest post from Samantha Morra of EdTechTeacher.org Computers, and the digital tools on those computers, brought video editing to the classroom years ago.
As those tools became easier to use, more and more students were given opportunities to share and demonstrate knowledge using video. iPad continues to transform the process by integrating the key elements of digital storytelling - capturing photos, videos, and audio - all in one mobile device. Quick Edit iPad Videography - Storychasers Workshop Curriculum. YouTube for Education Resources Quick Edit How-To / Tutorials Quick Edit Video Examples.
WordsOn — Add Text to Photos and Pictures for Instagram for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. The Graphically-Based Student Response and Assessment System. A Practical Guide For Teachers Who Just Got iPads. So you finally got a class set of iPads and you are not sure what to do next and where to start? Here is a very simple list of tried and true tips to help. Don’t Start Collecting Apps! ThingLink for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store. Cargo-Bot – iPad. The first game programmed entirely on iPad® Be Logical.
Play Cargo-Bot Presenting Cargo-Bot. The first game programmed entirely on iPad using Codea™ Get it for free on the App Store. Ly List - Educator's Essential iPad Toolkit #ipad #productivity #apps #education. Education Case Studies. Level It Books™ - Find reading levels fast and digitally manage your library of books! Eight Great Apps for Educators to Create, Display and Share. Nancy White/Flickr By Kathy E.
Gill, PBS MediaShift For educators looking to integrate iPads, iPods and other mobile devices, here are eight must-have apps that will make life easier to do things like move files, capture lectures, read PDFs, and much more. 1. COPY, Freemium With cloud file storage, there’s no need to email yourself a copy of that Powerpoint lecture or video clip; just save it to the cloud and access it later from campus. In the U.S., our markets tend toward duopoly and oligopoly: FedX and UPS; Apple, Microsoft and Google; Facebook and Twitter. 26 iBooks Author How-to Videos. A Short Guide to Using Google Drive on Your iPad. How to Incorporate Video Into Your Haiku Decks. The iBook Author Project: Transforming the Classroom. This is a great find.
For those of you lucky enough to be a Mac school, I firmly believe the library needs to promote--prodigiously! --not just the teacher use of iBooks Author, but STUDENT-CREATED iBooks. I've blogged previously (ad nauseum?) About our iPad Trials (though, personally, I think it's more of an iBooks Author trial at this point, but it may be expanding). Basically, for this project, students are researching WW II, specifically some aspect of their home countries' involvement (we're an international school). 46 Education App Review Sites For Teachers And Students. We try our best to keep our thumb on the pulse of the best education apps and web tools.
In fact, we have probably spent way too much time attempting to offer up as many useful product reviews and helpful lists over the past several years. But we’re just two people. Katie and I can’t cover the entire education app industry by ourselves. Create a Narrated Slideshow on an iPad with Haiku Deck and Explain Everything. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there!
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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad. Want to self-publish a novel? Get your classroom materials into the hands of others? Share your brilliant insight and call yourself an author? Updated Padagogy Wheel Tackles The Problem Of Motivation In Education. One of the biggest problems at the core of education is motivation. That’s according to the newest iteration of the popular Padagogy Wheel (pad for iPad instead of ‘ped’agogy) we showcased a couple weeks ago. Allan Carrington spent what must be counless hours thinking, revising, and refining the wheel you see below which is now at version 3.0.
Be sure to click here to view version 2.0 of the wheel and click here to view version 1.0. What’s New In The Padagogy Wheel Version 3.0 The new version tackles a major question that is lurking in the back of everyone’s mind. A Crowdsourced List Of The Best iOS Education Apps. We’re proud to introduce you to a new set of resources we think you’ll enjoy. It’s a curated list of the best education technology resources. But it’s not just organized by us. It’s now YOUR turn to share, vote up, and learn about all the best education technology out there. Got a favorite app? The 20+ Apps To Know About In 2013. Waetag: 60 in 60: Inspiring Apps. iPad. 8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education.
The popularity of the iPad in our schools continues to grow, and with it, the proliferation of related web articles, tips, how-to’s, and so on. This week we searched out some excellent free Internet based web sites and resources dedicated to the use of the iPad in the instructional setting. Apps and Ideas for Literature Circles on iPads. Mobile Learning | Feature. iPads in Schools. 15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers. Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often. Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer. Mobile Computing | Spotlight.
iPad as an Interactive White Board for $5 or $10. School leaders around the United States continue to spend HUGE amounts of money on interactive whiteboards for classrooms, despite the fact that these devices universally FAIL to empower students to become more independent, self-directed and engaged learners in the way mobile learning devices (like laptops, tablets or other personal digital learning tools) can. Ipads in class. iPads in Education.