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Tech It Up Tuesday: 50 Tools & Apps for Showcasing Student Knowledge. Greetings and welcome to “Tech It Up Tuesday”, a weekly series in which I share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the educational setting.

Tech It Up Tuesday: 50 Tools & Apps for Showcasing Student Knowledge

This week features an extremely useful infographic created by the amazing Tony Vincent, edtech guru and author of the Learning in Hand web site, and it goes something like this… With a myriad of web tools and apps available to teachers, it’s sometimes mind-boggling trying to identify which are the most effective for the classroom. But if you’re looking for some innovative ways to showcase student work, here’s an awesome visual collection of resources spanning 11 categories—audio recordings, collages, comics, posters, slides, digital books, narrated slideshows, movies, animations, screen casts and study aids—to help get you started! 100 New Educational App Reviews for March. 52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015.

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was sponsored by CK-12, a non-profit foundation that creates and aggregates high quality curated STEM content.

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

What are the best apps for your classroom? The best little bits of software to use tomorrow, in your school, to make your classroom go? This is, strangely, not a frequent topic for us. But what if that’s not your bag? This is the reality that, if statistics don’t mislead, most of you face on a daily basis. Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014. Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year.

Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014

As with the previous year's list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that's not to say that there aren't plenty of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Finally, any site or app that was in a previous year's list will not be in this one. * mobile app. 15 Apps for Exploring the World (Virtual Field Trips) The 16 Apps And Tools Worth Trying This Year. With classrooms growing increasingly more technology-oriented, it makes sense that developers latch onto the education sector when creating inspired new applications. The past year (roughly speaking) saw many different launches aiming to keep students (and, in some cases, teachers) better prepared and informed for whatever academia hurls their way. 50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn. 50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn Modern learning is in a state of flux as it struggles to find out what it wants to become.

50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn

Schools continue to merely “add on” learning, while technology strongly suggests new possibilities for inside and beyond the classroom. From learning simulations and mobile learning, to adaptive apps, flipped classrooms, and self-directed learning through amazing digital channels, the possibilities for learning are almost overwhelming. Below we’ve gathered a diverse list of learning apps across iOS and Android from giants like Google, Apple, Microsoft, as well as upstarts like Brainfeed, The Sandbox, and Knowji.

None of the apps are perfect, but each app does something special, and in that talent represents what’s possible as we careen towards 2020 and beyond. Learning through play. iPad Apps for Multiple Intelligences. The 30 must-have iPad apps for teachers around the world. Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students. In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same. 80+ Must Have Apps for your iPad. This may not be a traditional post but I thought I would share a list of iPad apps I sent to my principal who is in the process of rolling out iPads in the high school.

80+ Must Have Apps for your iPad

These is a list of some of the “hottest apps” in education. Happy downloading! Study Tools 1. iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms.

iPad As....

Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with..... Teachers With Apps CERTIFIED - 25 Apps Presented Badge of Distinction. Teachers With Apps is pleased to announce 25 apps honored with the Teachers With Apps CERTIFIED badge of approval.

Teachers With Apps CERTIFIED - 25 Apps Presented Badge of Distinction

The Teachers With Apps Certification Program was designed to recognize apps that go above and beyond excellent. This distinction is awarded to education apps that prove exemplary in the following areas: content, presentation, and execution, as well as overall user experience. Mobile devices have consistently been making in-roads into the learning space since their debut. The mobile tablet, especially, will continue to progress to the head of the class. To salute this ongoing trend, Anne Rachel states, “We aim to acknowledge outstanding apps in the educational app industry on a quarterly basis.

The 7 Best Educational Apps for Summer Learning. At this point in the summer, backpacks have been shoved into the backs of closets, three-ring binders have been disassembled, and homework folders have conveniently “disappeared.”

The 7 Best Educational Apps for Summer Learning

And while kids may have fantasies of spending the entire summer perfecting the cannon ball or getting to the final level of the video game du jour, parents are making plans for their kids to enjoy a respite from the classroom without having their brains turn to mush. Aside from summer day camps and workshops, there’s a lot that students and parents can do on their own to strengthen academic skills while still having plenty of time to enjoy the long days and warm weather.

100 Mobile Tools for Teachers. By Cherrye Moore It is a common-known fact that teaching is a labor of love for most educators. They are overworked and under-appreciated and many of them spend their own money, time and energy to improve their students’ education. With all of the new mobile tools on the market today, teachers can more easily work from satellite locations, share educational resources and access school-related data directly from their cell phones.

Here are 100 mobile tools for teachers that make the grade. Educational Research Tools 1.RefDesk. 10 Wonderful Apps to Teach Students about Earth Day. You might have noticed today a doodle displayed in the Google search engine.

10 Wonderful Apps to Teach Students about Earth Day

This animated doodle that Google uses to adorn its homepage marks the Earth Day anniversary April 22, 2013.This is a great occasion for us teachers and educators to celebrate this day with our students and draw their awareness to the importance of saving our HOME from looming dangers. One strategy to use to raise students awareness of the importance of our planet is by sharing with them these beautiful iPad apps . Check out this list of the titles I have handpicked for you in honor of Earth Day. Enjoy 1- Britannica Kids. 61 Educational Apps For The 21st Century Student. It’s not entirely clear what it means to be a “21st century student.”

And in 2013, it’s also not entirely clear what the definition of an “educational app” might be. Just as students are no longer tethered to textbooks (in most formal education settings), apps that are strictly didactic–designed to promote academic proficiency and foundational fluency–are often the first that parents and teachers reach for when looking for something “constructive.” But the reality is, the 21st century is as much about finding, evaluating, managing, sharing, and curating information as it is reading texts, answering questions, and applying memorized formulas to neatly scaffolded problems. So, critical thinking and transfer over accuracy and recall. In that context, what are often thought of as “productivity apps” are not only “educational,” but are often the real marrow of 21st century learning.

Which is probably not a coincidence, and what makes the following list by Michael Hyatt useful. The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad. Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely. The following is our list for the 55 best apps for learning we can find. Some are formal learning–math drilling and phonics, for example–while others are RSS readers, social media platforms, and the like. A few notes: 50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-08-13 Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. 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. 10 Must-Have Apps For iPads In The Classroom. My students love using their iPads in the classroom! iPads in the classroom provide student with the opportunity not to be restricted to the traditional way of learning. The 20 Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2012 (So Far) Editor’s note: Brad Spirrison is the Managing Editor of mobile app discovery services Appolicious, AndroidApps.com (which includes the Appolicious Android App) and AppVee.

The 20 Best Education Apps And Web Tools Of The Year. The following is an excerpt from the December issue of Edudemic Magazine. Download the issue for just $.99 to view the full issue and the rest of the list! 10 New iOS Apps Perfect For Summer Learning. Summer is nearly upon us. The Best iOS Apps for Students and Teachers.

Six Weeks of iPad Apps for School (Or 46 apps I've liked) The Best iOS Apps for Students and Teachers. Fantastic Apps. Top 35 Must-Have Educational iPhone and iPad Apps Used by Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara Karasic. 50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom. iPad Apps. Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning. 5 Great Smartphone Apps for the High School Science Classroom - Guest Post. New App Links Students and Teachers on iPads. Mobile Learning | News New App Links Students and Teachers on iPads A newly launched app will allow teachers to create and share interactive lessons for mobile devices like iPads, and help them receive feedback on the ways students are using their devices.

By using the app, called Nearpod, teachers can either create lessons or choose from available multimedia already available, such as Khan Academy videos and TED Education presentations, featuring content and activities appropriate for any grade level and aligned to the Common Core.