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Redefining the Writing Process with iPads. Take a moment to think about how you learned to write.

Redefining the Writing Process with iPads

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. David Mahaley. Note-Taking with iPads. I vividly remember how I first learned to take notes.

Note-Taking with iPads

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. However, consider Sunni Brown's TED Talk, "Doodlers Unite. " iMovie + iOS7 + AirDrop + App Smashing = Great Ideas from Greg Kulowiec! iMovie just got a major overhaul for iOS7.

iMovie + iOS7 + AirDrop + App Smashing = Great Ideas from Greg Kulowiec!

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 Computers, and the digital tools on those computers, brought video editing to the classroom years ago.

5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPads

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. Through apps, iPad provides a variety of options for how to compose or combine those key elements to create an effective demonstration of learning. Digital storytelling is a powerful tool in the classroom. It is engaging for students and teachers of all grade levels and can be used across the curriculum. So, grab your iPad and check out some of the best free apps for digital storytelling:

Quick Edit iPad Videography - Storychasers Workshop Curriculum. YouTube for Education Resources Quick Edit How-To / Tutorials Quick Edit Video Examples.

Quick Edit iPad Videography - Storychasers Workshop Curriculum

WordsOn — Add Text to Photos and Pictures for Instagram for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store. Description With WordsOn you can create beautiful and engaging messages by adding your words on your photos and then sharing on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or by sending via Email!

WordsOn — Add Text to Photos and Pictures for Instagram for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on the iTunes App Store

You can write anything you like on your photos, including: comments, captions, quotes, memes, jokes, or poems. We have hand-picked for you a great collection of fonts, colors, and background templates so you can impress your friends with stylish designs created in no time. We have taken great care in designing each element of the interface so we are confident you will enjoy using WordsOn! Functionality• Use Predefined Templates as the Background Image• Load Photos from Your Device or Capture with the Camera• Add Multiple Layers of Text with Ease• Undo & Redo Support• Export Photos in Full Resolution with No Quality Loss Words• Rotate, Scale and Position with Simple Taps• Hand-Picked Collection of Fonts• Hand-Picked Collection of Colors• Templates for Shadow and Stroke Effects• Adjustable Transparency.

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! This is every teachers first inclination. So Stop! Stop scouring the internet for apps you think you might use with your class. 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. Description Welcome to the Future of Images.Make your images come alive with private video, notes, or even music from YouTube.

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

Holiday, family, interiors, sports, and personal images can be shared privately or with your network on Facebook and Twitter. Cargo-Bot – iPad. The first game programmed entirely on iPad® Be Logical.

Cargo-Bot – iPad

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.

Eight Great Apps for Educators to Create, Display and Share

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. 26 iBooks Author How-to Videos. A Short Guide to Using Google Drive on Your iPad.

How to Incorporate Video Into Your Haiku Decks. Earlier this week I shared 76 examples of Haiku Deck being used in school and then I shared Ken Shelton's great presentation on the importance of visuals in storytelling.

How to Incorporate Video Into Your Haiku Decks

Yesterday, Ken told me about Haiku Deck's directions for incorporating video into your presentations. This is a topic that a few people have asked me about this week so I think it's worth noting that Haiku Deck has published directions for incorporating videos. 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. Luckily, there are dozens of other sites specifically devoted to education app reviews for teachers and students. Whether you’re looking to find the best interactive whiteboard app, a new way to deliver exit slips, or simply a fun educational game that can be used in your classroom tomorrow, these app review sites are definitely your go-to source. 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!

If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. <div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> This week I’m leading a 3 day iPad Media Camp in Oklahoma City. On day 1 we learned about creating 5 photo stories and narrated slideshows with the iPad apps Educreations (free) and Explain Everything ($3). I have iPads in the Classroom. Now What? Explain Everything ™ Description Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.

Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. Rotate, move, scale, copy, paste, clone, and lock any object added to the stage. Add new or existing photos and videos. 8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad. Updated Padagogy Wheel Tackles The Problem Of Motivation In Education.

A Crowdsourced List Of The Best iOS Education Apps. 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. Apps and Ideas for Literature Circles on iPads. 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.

Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much. As it turns out, free apps really outweighed paid apps in our survey responses. Here I list eleven free apps that rose to the top of the list when ranked by numbers of votes, followed by four paid apps that performed as well as the lower ranking free apps. Evernote and Dropbox easily rose to the no. 1 & 2 spots in the ranked list, with about 1 out of 3 respondents recommending at least one of these two popular applications.

First, we list the Favorite FREE iPads Apps that teachers indicated they use in their roles are educators: 1. . - “It makes my life simpler! 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10. 11. Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) My work involves frequent research on the web, and I am doing more of that on the iPad than ever before. This is mainly due to two apps that make capturing information as easy as tapping on the screen. The two apps, Evernote and Skitch, work well together since both of them are now produced by the Evernote Corp. I have previously detailed how I use Evernote to write long articles on the iPad, a method that still serves me well. Since Evernote is the home for my notebooks in the cloud, it is fitting to also use Evernote in the research phase of my writing projects. It is worth mentioning that both Skitch and Evernote work as well on the Android platform.

Related: Evernote makes it easy for me to capture information on the fly as each account holder is assigned a unique email address linked to the Evernote account. iPads, Mobile Technology & Apps. Over the past few months, iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer. iPad as an Interactive White Board for $5 or $10. Ipads in class. iPads in Education.