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I have posted about Pearltrees before, it is an app that allow you to collect, curate, make connections and then share sites, blogs, articles or websites around similar ideas or concepts. I said at the time that I liked this concept because it was such a visual interface and that it allowed the viewer to see the physical links between ideas. I found this one the other day and was impressed with the quality of the links. Kathy Casey has obviously spent a good deal of time collecting great resources for using the iPads in the classroom. This is the sort of curation and sharing that Pearltrees was designed for and Kathy has certainly used it well. Make sure you also have a look back up the tree as she also has some great resources around; Kathy Casey's iPad Resources Collection on Pearltrees
click on the image to view full graphic (source: Mashable.com) In only one year the Apple iPad has revolutionized the tech industry. 15 Million iPads have been sold and estimates are that within the next 3 years over 115 million tablets will be shipped.
Witchemina – Interactive Children’s Story – iPad App Review By Cristi | July 20, 2011 | No comment yet Black Dog Books has once again hit the App Store and this time they have ventured away from the Violet series and introduced a new interactive children’s storybook app called Witchemina . Written and illustrated by Allison Keeme, Witchemina is the story of a “sweet and gentle little witch” who thinks and acts much differently than traditional witches. Witchemina lives in a dark and mucky swamp together with her sisters and while they spend their time casting spells and boiling brews, she enjoys much different interests like drawing portraits of friends, casting good spells and baking chocolate chip cookies.
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Language Arts apps can cover a wide range of topics. They can be ebooks, dictionaries, document and text editors, and other apps. Ebooks can contain video files or animation to help tell a story. Some ebooks are self readers, and other will read the story to you. There are several variations between self reader and read to you story. Language Arts Apps
How to pick great apps from a sea of mediocre ones « ConnSENSE Bulletin By Dawn Villarreal, One Place for Special Needs (Introduction by Lee Learson, Editor, The ConnSENSE Bulletin) What’s the right App for you? How do you choose? How do you know if it’s good, bad; worth your money or a waste of time.
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Note to the users: This Part#2 of the list ( Part#1 link )is generated by Nancy in response to the requests from our FB users for apps that are for older kids who are in developmental level of the younger kids. They need to learn these skills but they don’t need babyish themes. These apps are intended to address those requests. Middle School – Reading Comprehension Apps for special needs children by Nancy Barth
iPads for Education | Education Apps | AppStart for iPad Education Apps Personal/Organisational What you can use it for Screen Sharing Fast, full-featured Remote Desktop Viewer. View and control Windows, Mac OSX and Linux computers as if you were sitting in front of them. File Sharing View and manage files on your Windows, Mac, Linux, or other network services like Dropbox, MobileMe iDisk, Google Docs, or Box.net directly from the iPad or iPhone.
Harry Walker is the principal of Sandy Plains Elementary School in Baltimore County, Maryland. Fourth and fifth graders at the school are piloting one-to-one computing with iPod touches. In addition, Harry is a doctoral student at John Hopkins University. He's investigating the impact of iPod touch on student achievement. Evaluation Rubric for Educational Apps
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Complete guide to educational and special needs apps The most detailed app guide for special needs families, speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and teachers! Our guide breaks down apps by skill set so you can easily find and buy apps that most benefit your child. Great for kids with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, apraxia, learning disability, sensory issues and more.
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