Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 Science 360 by the National Science Foundation Level: ALL (grades K-12)Platform: iOS Website Science 360 is a science and engineering news app designed to engage the user in visual explorations through photos, videos, and text. There is new content added weekly by scientists, engineers, and the National Science Foundation. Note-Taking with iPads I vividly remember how I first learned to take notes. My sixth grade geography teacher lectured in outline style: "Roman Numeral one - China. A - Qin Dynasty. 1 - Rulers . . . " We wrote down precisely what he said, and to this day, I still take notes in outline form. However, consider Sunni Brown's TED Talk, "Doodlers Unite." She argues that engaging in sketching while listening to complex ideas further supports learning. While outlining may work for me, what about those who value taking notes in the margins?
Logic Riddles and Answers Photograph Brothers and sisters I have none but this man's father is my father's son. Who is the man? This riddle often amuses both kids and adults. The answer is simple - the man is my son. 50 Must-Have Educational Apps 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!
Find the Best Educational Apps for Preschoolers Best Educational Apps for Kids: A Parent’s Starter Guide Whether you just received a shiny new iPad for Christmas, or finally got comfortable with the idea of your child playing with your iPhone, you probably noticed it’s hard to pick out great educational apps. Hey now, there are more than 47,000 educational apps, no one is judging you.
The iPad Effect: A Top-10 List » Third Graders, Dreaming Big It’s only been a few months, but I’ve already noticed some drastic changes in our classroom when the iPads roll in…. I’ve labeled these Top-10 phenomena as being The iPad Effect, as they seem to occur every Tuesday and Thursday…. 1. My Favorite iPad Apps of 2014 This year, just like the other years, I have had the chance to try out different apps in my App Class with my students. And here is my list of my favorite Apple apps that really works in an 1:1 iPad class! Adobe Voice is the very first app on this list. It is free and it gives the chance to children to use their pictures or their text and record their voices with music at the background. I have used this app many times for so many different activities in my classes. Tellagami is certainly sharing the first place with Adobe Voice.
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