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Education got a lot more mobile in 2012 as in-school iPad initiatives , the iPhone 5 launch and online learning providers in general made classroom experiences more interesting—and don’t expect to see teaching head back to desktop PC’s in 2013. In fact, as MOOCs and hybrid programs continue to evolve, mobile should have an ever more significant role to play. Looking back at some of 2012′s most significant app launches and updates, Education Dive assembled a list of a few of the best apps on iOS and Android devices that we think educators should know about for 2013. Some of these are already out in the wild, and some are still twinkles in their developers’ eyes.
BrainPop UK Bring learning to your fingertips with the BrainPOP Featured Movie app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz – free! School wide subscriptions can be purchased to have full access to all the videos. iPad classroom examples
After spending two hours a day this week watching seventh graders fill in bubbles on our state's standardized test, I am finding myself thinking about assessment. Specifically, I am thinking about the many ways the iPad has enriched and strengthened our daily assessment practices -- and the value I see in authentic, embedded, process-rich assessment that informs and improves instruction. Technology like the iPad offers incredible ways to gather meaningful data that shows student thinking and creates a rich and detailed picture of learning.
Amelia Mary Earhart 1 Known as one of the world's most celebrated aviators, Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas. The family moved often, and she completed high school in Chicago, Illinois, in 1916. During World War I she worked as a military nurse in Canada and later taught English to immigrant factory workers. Her studies as a premed student were brief as her attention turned to airplanes. 2 Against her family's wishes, she learned to fly at the age of 24 and made her first solo flight in 1921.
The following lesson ideas utilize several of the Lite or free apps available for the iPad. These are basic lesson ideas that demonstrate the concept with specific content areas, but can be applied with a variety of curricular areas and grade levels. Digital Storytelling Graph and Check
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All of these best iPad books for kids use digitization to enhance the reading experience, not divert attention from it. Where there are frills, I prefer to see them focus on education instead of playtime. There are great books for pre-schoolers but also for older kids, a somewhat under-served sector. And, for those aimed at school-aged readers, I primarily looked for educational offerings, since there are iBooks, eBooks and digital comics for fiction fans.
Ah, what the hell...Let me fourth or fifth the nomination for Note Taker HD. It is, by far, the most full-featured note taking app for the iPad, and it's been out for almost a year, now. It has a wrist-zone, letting you do what MOST iPad writing apps don't do: write like a PERSON. You can rest your wrist in this area without fear of marking up your notes.
It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities! What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? Many of these apps were found by The Teaching Palette, be sure to check out their fantastic site for more helpful resources! From learning the ABCs to doodling, there’s plenty of terrific apps out there that will pass the time but also educate.
We are all born with a natural curiosity that relies on our ability to analyze. It is how we initially learn to understand and make sense of our world. When Benjamin Bloom writes about the fourth learning stage, analysis, he primarily refers to our ability to analyze written content. But his statements have far greater implications. Every day, a barrage of information enters into the lives of our students through the Internet. K-5 iPad Apps for Analyzing: Part Four of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy
Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email email@example.com or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions.
We have been looking into the use of iPads in lessons and considering the possibility of buying a class set as a trial. I am excited about this and think its a great move forward. However, how will we use them? What Apps will we use? As many people do not own one and some have not used one I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of Apps we could use. Rather than simple say they need to be used for this lesson or that lesson, I thought it would be better to just say what the Apps can do. iPad Apps for the Classroom (Presentation included) « Matt Britland
Burley School App List
How do I get Apps to this device? Or If you are new to the mobile world, what is an App? App or an application is a program that can be installed on to the device. The app will have an icon associated with it. An app can be purchased through iTunes App Store on your computer or through the App Store app on the iPad (If you need to download iTunes, click here).
One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads. Many schools and classrooms all over are investing in these devices and educators want to know how to use them effectively, apps to consider and more. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme (last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom. ISTE iPad In Education Webinar Resources-A while back ISTE ran a great webinar with some fabulous educators on using iPads in the classroom.
Eric Jerman on Accessible iPad Apps
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Burley School App List