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Tons of information on ways to incorporate technology into the classroom-- particularly iPads.

Apps teachers use to tame the classroom and teach their students. It's the start of a new school year, which means you've probably got a stack of new books on your desk, a drawer full of new pencils and an iPad that desperately needs some new apps.

Apps teachers use to tame the classroom and teach their students

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn. 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.....

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers. First let me just thank all of you who have taken the time to confirm their email subscriptions after the obligatory migration I did to aWeber.

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers

As I said in yesterday's post, I am no longer using Feedburner as the email delivery for this blog, I migrated to aWeber for fear of any sudden shut down of Feedburner particularly after the news of Google Reader's closure. So please if you have not yet confirmed your email subscription or if you want to subscribe anew use the widget "subscribe for updates " on the right hand sidebar to do so. iPads in Education - Apple's Configurator Overview. A week ago I spent 5 hours at one of our local schools playing with Apple's new tool for managing iPads - Apple Configurator.

iPads in Education - Apple's Configurator Overview

I have to say that it was time well spent - I can see this being a viable tool for school districts struggling with managing large numbers of iOS devices. Some of the pros & cons (as some people might see them) to using this: Some tidbits I'll share that hopefully will save others headache I experienced: An iOS device can only be displayed in one of the Apple programs at a time; if it isn't displaying here, make sure you have iTunes & the iPhone Configuration Tool shut down.To use the Supervise mode, you have to setup up AND mark your "template" device as supervised from the beginning. Teaching like it's 2999.

iPads for Engagement

Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students. What’s hot for innovative educators around the globe. San Diego News, Local, California and National News. 21st Century Pedagogy. Apps in Education. Writers Workshop. Teaching writers workshop is a beautiful and amazing thing because it allows our own creativity to flow out on to paper for our student’s to see.

Writers Workshop

Watch me model a lesson. :) Education. iPads in the Classroom. iPad Academy - Learn How to Use the iPad. 14 Must-Know iPad Tips & Tricks. Whether you’re new to the iPad or a longtime user, here are some great tips to help you get the most out of the device.

14 Must-Know iPad Tips & Tricks

A few of these are intended for using on the new iPad, but most of them will be relevant to all iPad models of all ages. Switch the Mute Button to Orientation Lock Tap on Settings > General > Use Side Switch to: Lock Orientation. The side switch defaults to mute, but with volume buttons right underneath it this makes no sense, and there’s nothing more annoying than an iPad screen that’s constantly rotating if you’re reading in bed. Double-Tap Home Button to Access Brightness The iPad screen is extraordinarily bright, this is wonderful for daytime use but give your eyes some rest in dimmer environments and at night time by manually adjusting the brightness, just double-tap the Home button and swipe right until you see the brightness indicator, and adjust manually as the lighting fits. Use the Split Keyboard. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks.

An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar.

50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks

Video. In this video, you will learn how to add and edit text objects in a SMART amp workspace. Viewers will also learn how to format text, using the workspace text editor, and clone formatted text to save time when creating workspace content. In this video, you will learn how to insert a SMART Notebook file into a SMART amp workspace. This feature allows teachers to easily share lessons with students, without having to consider the type of device or software students are using. Teaching Appz – a guide to great educational apps for teachers. Apps in Education. 7 Apps That Will Help You Use Your iPad For Writing Projects. While each of us has our own particular needs, I’m sure one or more of these apps will serve your needs.

7 Apps That Will Help You Use Your iPad For Writing Projects

So get ready to set up a folder on your tablet and download a useful collection of resources. Evernote At the top of the list, the popular Evernote app (iTunes Store Link) and web syncing service is an essential tool for writing on the iPad. iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.

iPod Touch & iPad Resources. 10 Useful iPad Resources for Educators. Home » Education I thought I would share with you some our most popular iPad resources for educators, all of which I learned about inside the Teacher Learning Community!

10 Useful iPad Resources for Educators

Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Quick Tips and Resources "In this e-book find several tips, resources, and links for integrating mobile devices into the curriculum. " -ShellTerrell20 Free iPad Apps Educators Can’t Live Without! "There are thousands of free iPad Apps out there, but finding the perfect ones for you can be tough. We’ve spent hours searching for the best-of-the-best, free iPad Apps for Educators, and we’re sharing all of them with you in this eBook! 8 Free Resources on The Use of iPad in Education. I know that most of you have got a tablet device of some sort but if it happens that you have an iPad then this post will relate to you more.

8 Free Resources on The Use of iPad in Education

Below is a set of resources dedicated exclusively to the educational uses of the iPad. Emerging Ed Tech has done a great job in providing this list. Check them out. Free Apps for Educators. Ipads in class. Blooms and iPad Applications. I just got tweeted a nice diagram showing iPad applications against different levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy. Its a good and well considered diagram and I like it. Some applications there that I haven’t seen yet and I will have to look up.

The only thing I would say is that the applications are just the medium in which the student demonstrates the level. They facilitate the cognitive action. – This is NOT a criticism, rather a statement from me and one I know that Kathy Schrock has definitely taken into account. I know a number of people who have questioned whether tools like animoto should be included because it can be so easy, but the reality is yes you can “throw” music and images at Animoto and get a good product.

Tools like Pages and Touch Draw can be used across the taxonomic levels depending on the task and purpose. iPads in the Classroom. iPad As.... iPad Curriculum. Education - iPad makes the perfect learning companion. 58 Interesting Ways* to use an iPad in the Classroom.ppt. Online Bomb Countdown. Elementary School iPad Apps.

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iPaddiction. iPads in Education - Apple's Configurator Overview. The Must-Have App Review Rubric. Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-11-22 So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom. How do you accurately compare and contrast them? Thanks to a new app review rubric from by eMobilize , it’s easier than ever to understand just how useful an app may be in the classroom. On a related note, the Edudemic Directory features many educational apps and lets you quickly compare them to see how they stack up. Give it a try today! I’ve rewritten the original rubric from eMobilize and tailored it to fit all school districts.

Download The Rubric Here (PDF) Overview of the App App Title: App Publisher/Developer: Version: Link to App Store: Curriculum Compliance Yes/ No – Is it relevant to the curriculum framework? Operational Yes/ No – Is navigation easy? Pedagogy Yes/ No – Does the material accommodate diverse ways in which students learn? Comments are closed.