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XMA. 25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom. In case you haven’t heard the news, we’re putting out a special mini-issue early next week. It’ll be available in the Edudemic Magazine iPad app and, best of all, FREE to subscribers! If you’re not (yet) a subscriber, it’ll be just $0.99. The following is an excerpt from just one of the articles in the mini-issue. It’s all about iPads in education, Apple’s role in the future of learning, and much more than that. Want to get the mini-issue free when it comes out? So you’ve got one or a few iPads that you want to use in the classroom.

A Parents’ Guide to Twitter and Education. As an educator, there are tons of great hashtags available to find the resources I'm looking for.

A Parents’ Guide to Twitter and Education

Hashtags are usually found at the end of a 140 character tweet. I think of them like television channels, only there are many more to choose from and you can even create your own for your organization or team. Today, the most widely used educational hashtag on Twitter is called #edchat. 107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8. Great iPad apps for K-8 Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. A growing number of schools across the world are jumping on the digital bus and embracing iPads (less often, other tablet products) as the latest tool to teach literature in multimedia, history through games and simulations, and math with step-by-step animation of problems.

Not surprisingly, student scores improve when they use iPads and their interest in school soars. I say not surprisingly because students love digital toys and in my experience work harder and longer if given the opportunity to do so with any of the digital offerings (ipods, laptops included). 1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price.

How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 13.56K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 10 African-American History Month Teaching Resources.

A directory of educational apps that can be used in the classroom.

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Kerryturner: Reading futurelab's Litera... LearningForYou: RT @sgauthier blooms taxon... LearningForYou: RT @Mr_Yoder iPads in the... Blog. Tablets and iPads - 71 Resources. Many colleges and universities have begun experimenting with tablet computers and iPad classroom integration initiatives that vary from campus-wide distributions to small-scale, single-class pilots. These programs are designed to provide evidence of improved student learning and engagement. Explore this resource site—a collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to tablets and iPads in the classroom. The Pearson Foundation Survey on Students and Tablet, The Pearson Foundation, 2012. This survey, in it's second year, found tablet ownership in college and college-bound students has tripled in just a year.

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow, EDUCAUSE Live! March 2012. Ipadmiddleschool.wikispaces. Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom. One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads.

Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom

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. This site has loads of information, a collection of articles, lists of apps and information on Apple's Volume Purchasing Program. iPads For Education- While this site comes courtesy of the Department Of Education in Victoria Australia, there is lots of information that can cross the Pacific that you can use in your classroom.

ICT Good Practice Case Study - Holy Family Primary School & Cuffley School. Holywell Primary School School No: 749 Use of Apple iPad Tablet Computers in Foundation Stage Holywell Primary, situated in Watford, has approximately 275 pupils on role in the 3 – 11 age range.

ICT Good Practice Case Study - Holy Family Primary School & Cuffley School

Great emphasis has been put on developing the ICT provision as a tool for learning in the school during the 2010/11 and 2011/12 school years. During this time the school received additional support from the Hertfordshire ICT Team. As part of this development, the school purchased 3 iPad tablet computers primarily for use in the foundation stage, which enjoys a newly purpose built unit, opened in 2010. Device Management The Apple iPad is a tablet-form computer with 9.7” (diagonal) touch-screen.

A computer in the school office was set up with iTunes, and a school iTunes account was created so that apps could be downloaded to this computer and synced to the iPads when needed. Use in the Nursery & Reception Unit. Fun Educational Apps: Best Apps for Kids Reviews iPad / iPhone / iPod: Best education apps. iPads for Education. Ringwood North Primary School. Maths Apps for Primary School.

I got a great phone call the other day from a teacher who had been given the opportunity to develop a intervention program.

Maths Apps for Primary School

The school had identified a group of students who had been struggling with their Maths. We talked about what outcomes were important and came up with a cross section of apps that might cater for Counting, Operations and Place Values. Obviously some of these are more appropriate for the younger students but we have looked for ones that will make maths a fun thing to learn about. Math Magic is an application for kids to have fun with math and at the same time learn addition, subtraction and multiplication. Kids need to just touch the answer. Montessori Place Value: $0.99 AU Review, practice, and expand your child's place value math skills the Montessori way. 10 iPAd / iPhone Apps for Primary School Teachers. Teaching News. iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch App Store App Reviews. iPads and iPods in Education. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

iPads and iPods in Education

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The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners. iPad Apps for Primary. iPads in education. Recommended Free iPad Apps - Handy Tips from TeacherRicks. iPads in Education. Apps. Study: iPad Apps Improve Learning. First of its kind evidence shows that an iPad learning app can measurably deliver educational value. I’ve tested, rated, tried out, and put tons of educational iPad apps through their paces. Some are worthwhile, some are not worth your time.

That’s why I was excited to read about a new study that attempted to figure out the actual effectiveness of iPad apps in learning. In a landmark study, a USC professor studied 122 fifth-graders from two schools and four math classes to assess the effectiveness of an iPad app for improving students’ fractions knowledge and attitudes. The study is the first to document learning and motivation gains achieved through iPad game play. Education researcher Michelle Riconscente (Los Angeles) designed and constructed the study, which was funded by a grant from the Noyce Foundation and Stanford StartX company, Motion Math . • 5th graders fractions test scores improved 15% after playing Motion Math, for 20 minutes over 5 days. Parent iPad Info.

iPad for Teaching & Learning. Some of the apps we use in school : Kenninghall Community Primary School. iPads. Parent iPad Info. iPad for Education. iPads and learning. World Maths Day - - World Education Games. Primary Apps - Dedicated to creating fun, engaging and challenging apps for school kids!