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Useful Apple and Apps-Related resources from Spectronics’ Consultancy Team. Welcome to this comprehensive collection of “All-things-Apple-and-App-Related” compiled by Spectronics’ clever team of speech pathologists, teachers and occupational therapists!

Useful Apple and Apps-Related resources from Spectronics’ Consultancy Team

We hope you find these resources helpful as you implement use of iPads, iPhones or iPod touches in special education classrooms or therapy settings. Also helpful in regular ed settings for support of students struggling with reading, writing or organisational skills. View the further comprehensive resource collection now available via Spectronics Online. iPhone/iPad Apps for AAC : Spectronics - Inclusive Learning Technologies. Home Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) What is AAC?

iPhone/iPad Apps for AAC : Spectronics - Inclusive Learning Technologies

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication and it relates to all the tools and strategies that we use with people who have little or no speech. Apps for Literacy Support : Spectronics - Inclusive Learning Technologies. 14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom. Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity as it stimulates a deep thinking process, it provides opportunities for reflection and it enhances and enriches the learning experience for our students.

14 iPad Apps for Storytelling in the Classroom

Storytelling is a very powerful way of communicating with our peers and portrays to others who we are and what our own stories are. It also provides an opportunity to connect with a group by creating a shared experience. This is vital in any community but more so in an educational setting where we are nurturing and fostering creativity. So here are a number of apps that provide the tools for students to participate in the long and rich history of storytelling.

Just because it is in a digital format does not make it any less rich to either the audience or within the medium. Britannica Mobile. Games That Promote Learning Jigsaw puzzles and the Magic Square, Memory Match, and Brush-Off games challenge users and keep them coming back for more.

Britannica Mobile

In addition, children and parents can test their knowledge with the Quiz feature. Interactive Tools That Delight All Ages Everyone can have fun while learning. Brighton Grammar School - iPad App Building Project. Digital Classroom Blog. 50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners. Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school.

50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners

For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies. Those with a lust for learning who happen to also enjoy testing the limits of what the iPad offers definitely don’t have to worry about finding resources to pique their fancy. Hundreds, if not thousands, of apps are out there just twitching for users to fire them up and absorb a mental nugget or two.

TOP Education App Review Sites. By Jeff Dunn from Edudemic We try our best to keep our thumb on the pulse of the best education apps and web tools.

TOP Education App Review Sites

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.