Essential Apps for Teachers Here are all the direct links to my reviews for my Apps for Teachers: App #1: Music (free) App #2: Dropbox (free) App #3: Skitch for Evernote (free) App #4: Pick-Me ($.99) App #5: GoodReader ($4.99) App #6: Camera (free) App #7: Numbers ($9.99) App #8: Diptic ($.99) App #9: Media Downloader fka Downloader Elite ($1.99) App #10: Drop Manager for Dropbox ($.99) App #11: Display Recorder ($1.99) App #12: Flipboard (free) App #13: FaceTime (free) App #14: SloPro (most-viewed app) (free, with $3.99 in-app purchase option) App #15: Photosync ($1.99) App #16: WordPress for iOS (free) App #17: iSmug ($1.99) App #18: uSmug ($.99) App #19: Notebook for iPad – SMARTBOARD iPad app ($6.99) App #20: Pinnacle Studio ($7.99) App #21: Pinterest (free) App #22: TeacherKit (free) App #23: Squaready (free, with $.99 pro version available) App #24: Poster for WordPress ($3.99) App #25: Game Show Sound Board (free) App #26: AppsGoneFree (free) A solid App finder for free apps that are usually paid apps App #30: Grade It! Like this:
iPads In The Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask The pressure is on to make sure the education of U.S. students is on track with their global peers. Unfortunately, according to a 2015 report by Pew Research Center, that’s not the case, particularly in the areas of science and math. It’s no wonder, then, that in the quest for educational advancement, teachers want their students to have access to the newest, theories, processes and technologies to help the students excel. One of the most popular technologies has been the introduction of tablets, particularly, iPads, in the classroom. Maybe you’ve been thinking about augmenting your program with iPads or another type of tablet. Photo from Flickr via Brad Flickinger The Necessity of Asking the Right Questions Before You Invest Have you ever gone to the doctor, with a diagnosis already in your head, but when he reviewed your symptoms, he came up with a completely different conclusion? Why Do You Need an iPad? How will it benefit you? Would the iPad support your current or desired lesson plans?
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Using an iPad as a teacher. Every day. My daily apps - well some of them My new school are thinking about getting some iPads so I thought i’d repost this page from my blog about using iPad as a teacher. I’ve updated it with a few things as well. I’ve had an iPad 2 since a 2 1/2 hour queue on launch day. Now I loved my iPad 1 and yet iPad 2 has moved its uses further on. Planning Planbook - Who needs paper eh?? Having taught for 10 years I don’t need to plan every lesson to the minute (thankfully). Attendance/Gradebook TeacherPal - Organise your class by where they sit For this I use TeacherPal. Presentations Prezi - Interesting presentations I use both Apple’s Keynote and the Prezi app to do my presentations. Mindmapping iThoughts HD - Mindmapping in class I use iThoughts HD to develop mindmaps in class. Fun stuff Mathemagics - Good fun to show the students I like this app (Mathemagics) and other number games as a break up in lessons or for friday afternoons TED - Show your class some inspirational talks
The Must-Have App Review Rubric Added by Jeff Dunn on 2011-11-22 So you just downloaded a few educational apps that you think might be useful in your classroom. How do you accurately compare and contrast them? On a related note, the Edudemic Directory features many educational apps and lets you quickly compare them to see how they stack up. I’ve rewritten the original rubric from eMobilize and tailored it to fit all school districts. Download The Rubric Here (PDF) Overview of the App App Title: App Publisher/Developer: Version: Link to App Store: Curriculum Compliance Yes/ No – Is it relevant to the curriculum framework? Operational Yes/ No – Is navigation easy? Pedagogy Yes/ No – Does the material accommodate diverse ways in which students learn? Comments are closed.
39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow 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 Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom Newer PostOlder PostHome
Classroom Aid | Educational Apps TBR eLearning Initiative is a central resource to assist educators looking for mobile apps to facilitate the learning process. With a bank of 40,000 educational apps that have been cataloged, reviewed, and approved, a Tennessee initiative hopes to make it easier for educators to leverage mobile learning in the classroom and beyond. IEAR.org (I Education Apps Review) is a community effort to grade educational Apps App Annie is a service for app analytics, and lists popular educational apps TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) recommended iPad Apps, over 1000 educational Apps categorized by subjects and level (Google Doc.) Learning Exchange iPad Apps Review is a list of Apps reviewed by educators from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta. Common Sense Media reviews and ranks digital media like movies, games, books, websites and Apps for youth, check out the review on Apps, their criteria is referring to research result updating. iPads in Schools (LiveBinder by Mike Fisher)
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