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The following post is written by Greg Kulowiec & Beth Holland from EdTechTeacher . You can hear them both present at the April 10-12 EdTechTeacher iPad Summit in Atlanta! As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen. In other words, how can we curate this content into portfolios for assessment as well as reflection.
iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool.
Nearpod is an interesting new service that teachers can use to create, deliver, and monitor student use of educational content on iPads and iPods. Nearpod is still in a closed beta (they are looking for pilot schools), but what I have gathered about it so far indicates that teachers use it to create quizzes, polls, Q&A activities, and instructional presentations. Teachers using Nearpod to deliver quizzes and polls can look at students' responses individually or in aggregate. Embedded below is a short introduction/ promotional video for Nearpod . Nearpod Testimonials from Nearpod on Vimeo .
Using Mobile Devices with Limited English Proficient/Special Education Students More and more school districts are investigating the use of mobile devices such as the iPad to facilitate learning and instruction for LEP/ELLs in Special Education settings.
Added by Jeff Dunn on 2012-02-02 If you’re a special education teacher or are simply looking for an innovative way to reach a student… this is for you. Many apps out there are useful in the classroom but they’re not always easy to find in the clogged-up app store.
I keep finding more and more excellent resources around using iPads, iPods and Apps in (Special) education and wanted to share some of my favourite links with you. The first comes from the great Victorian Government site called Ipads for Education .
Apps for teaching students
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Late last year I purchased a Dock to VGA adapter for my iPad 2 so I could connect it to projectors.
One challenge for teachers with students using devices like iPad and iPod touch is collecting student work.
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COUCH TO 5K iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, $3.99 "I have to admit that I'm the non-runner in the family, but I'm hearing lots of good things about this app. The perfect plan to get someone who is exercise-averse off their butt, out of the house and onto the mean streets.
Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students.