The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools May 14, 2014 This is the last post in a series of posts on Tony Vincent's " iPad As Teacher's Pet". In today's post, I am sharing with you a list of some of the top educational iPad apps that teachers favour to use at school. The apps you will see below are based on a March 2014 survey delivered on Twitter to 558 iPad-using teachers. These teachers were asked about their favourite apps to use in school and they came up with this selection.
Life Feast: Wordle + VoiceThread + Ipad After reading Jose Picardo's post about having used only one iPad in class, I decided to give it a go. I've recently got an iPad as a gift and wanted to see what I could do with it in class. Well, this afternoon I took my iPad to class as I wanted to record students reading their own sentences to a voice thread created by a colleague (AureaStela). Stela had the brilliant idea to create a wordcloud with verbs which take GERUND and INFINITIVE and then asked her students to record sentences using the given verbs. This is what I proposed to my students today:
iPad Apps that work with Smartboards The iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen. The students in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom gets to see the apps at work. Have a look at the list below to see if any of these might be useful in your classroom. If you have others that should be added to this list please leave a comment with the name of the app and we will add it to the list. Download the Pic Stitch app free for iOS devices December 26, 2012, 3:20 PM — Here's how you can download the Pic Stitch app free for your iPad, iPhone, iPad mini or iPod Touch. Download the Pic Stitch App Free From iTunes 1. Go to the Pic Stitch app preview page in iTunes. 2. Click the View in iTunes button. Getting Children Involved with Edtech Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, August 1st 2009 The Problem Although I have taught English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for several years, I only began to teach very young children two years ago. You may have read in one of my earlier posts how my initial experience was quite unsuccessful with children climbing on the wall, literally!
30 Cool Educational iPad Apps for Science Lovers - Creative Can Creative Can If you are a student, a teacher, a parent or just a science enthusiast, you can now expand your knowledge about science in a somewhat enjoyable and convenient method using your iPad. By downloading educational iPad apps designed for science learning, you can have access to vast storehouse of knowledge right there on your tablet. You just have to tap your iPad and there you are, exploring the realms of science in a fun, exciting, colorful and in some cases, realistically illustrated method. That’s what these iPad apps for science are all about. Here you will find science apps for elementary graders, high school students, college students, etc. for free, and some for only a dollar or two. Either way, these apps are all great in their own topic of interest.
Apple Launches K-12 iPad Textbooks, New iTunes U & Self-Publishing Platform According to Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), education in the U.S. is plagued both by major institutional problems — low high-school graduation rates, abysmal rankings in science, math and reading — and by inconvenient, heavy and out-of-date print textbooks. The company hopes to remedy those challenges — and tap into the multi-billion-dollar education industry — by partnering with K-12 education publishers on a new iPad textbook initiative, iBooks 2, introduced this morning at an event at New York’s Guggenheim Museum. It is also expanding a revamped iTunes U to K-12 teachers and schools. In addition, Apple is releasing free software, iBooks Author, which allows users to create any type of interactive e-books — not just textbooks.
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. 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.