Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents
It's getting to be that time of year. Your chances of seeing school supply commercials have increased exponentially. Kids are breaking out last year's Elmer's in anticipation of glorious glue feasts. Teens are cramming their entire summer reading into the last week of August. One thing that makes back to school a tad less stressful? Take a gander below at these tech tools, apps, social media and parenting tips that will ease you or your kid into another school year. Tech & Mobile Education Tools 6 Reasons Tablets Are Ready for the ClassroomIf tablets have penetrated mainstream consumer markets, what's preventing them from widespread use in schools? Education via Social Media 4 Ways Colleges Can Take Their Social Media Presence to the Next LevelMost schools have a online social presence, but what strategies can they use to take it from good to great? Education Tips & Stats How Online Education Is Changing the Way We Learn [INFOGRAPHIC]Online education is a $34 billion business.
Quick List: iPad Resources For The Classroom
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. According to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, educators should... How do Asian nations make it to the top educational spots, and how does the U.S... Here are some useful links to hope your students comprehend this difficult... Here are a few components of Finland's current education system structure and... March into this collection of weather lesson plans for primary grades and you... iPads For Education
39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom
Pages Friday, October 7, 2011 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World? 5 Great iPad Apps For Early Childhood Teachers10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom40 iPad Apps Librarians Love40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students50+ iPad Apps By a Geography Teacher62 Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom100 Incredibly Useful and Free iPad AppsBest Academic Reference Apps for the iPad- some $$, some freeA Day in the Life of the iPad ClassroomThe Debate Over iPads in EducationDigital Storytelling with the iPad ShareThisFacebookTweetLinkedInPinterestEmail Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom 16 comments: MorganOctober 15, 2011 at 5:25 PMThanks for posting my blog on this site. Add comment Load more... Links to this post Create a Link Newer PostOlder PostHome LinkWithin AddToAny t
8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education
The popularity of the iPad in our schools continues to grow, and with it, the proliferation of related web articles, tips, how-to's, and so on. This week we searched out some excellent free Internet based web sites and resources dedicated to the use of the iPad in the instructional setting. 1. Apple's Education Resources for the iPad It should come as no surprise that the iPad's maker has done a good job of putting together pages dedicated to education related applications and uses for it's popular tablet. Here Apple has put together links to apps grouped by Academic Subject. 2. 3. iPadCurriculum.com ( This is a unique site, in that it has a great side bar for searching for content. 4. iPadinSchools.com ( This site is a blog and resource listing, and a set of resources worth being aware of are their collections of apps organized by grade level. 5. 6. 8. Bonus!
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