Elementary School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. To create a new wiki, log in, then click the Add (+) button and choose New Wiki. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager
Middle School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. To create a new wiki, log in, then click the Add (+) button and choose New Wiki. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager World Open Educational Resources Congress The 2012 Paris OER Declaration was formally adopted at the 2012 World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 20 – 22 June 2012. Déclaration de Paris des REL 2012 (French) Declaración de París de 2012 sobre los REA (Spanish) إعلان باريس لعام 2012 بشأن الموارد التعليمية المفتوحة (Arabic) 2012年开放式教育资源巴黎宣言 (Chinese) ПАРИЖСКАЯ ДЕКЛАРАЦИЯ ПО ООР 2012 Г (Russian) Over 400 delegates including representatives of Government, educators, NGOs, and universities attended the Congress which was organized in full partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and supported by a generous grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (USA).
Reflection App for the Mac OS and the iOS device Reflector is a useful application that allows you to mirror your iPad 2 and newer or the iPhone 4s or the iPad Mini, to your desktop using AirPlay mirroring on either a Mac or a Windows machine. The application is installed on your desktop or laptop. The positive implications for the education field are huge!!! First, as one that often creates screencasts to help people learn a process, the ability to mirror my iPad screen onto my desktop, and then use Camtasia, Jing, or Captivate to capture the process is huge for me! Here is a quick, no audio screencast I recently made using Reflector and a screencasting tool. The more important bonus for the classroom setting is that the Mac computer (running Mac 10.6.8 or Windows XP or better) can be hooked up to the LCD projector or whiteboard projector the typical way (usually VGA or DVI). The work is all done on the iPad-- the desktop is just the "screen". If you have any more ideas for use of this app in the classroom.
I Education Apps Review - I Education Apps Review - Manipulative Math Apps for the iPad to meet the Common Core Standards 0 Comments May 16, 2012 By: Vicki Windman May 16 Written by: 5/16/2012 3:10 AM ShareThis The iPad offers many math apps to help students who need visual tools and manipulatives to help understand basic functional concepts to more advanced math. Hands on Math Hundreds Chart $1.99 - Teachers, have “green” friendly interactive 100’s chart on your iPad. Common Core Standards: Kindergarten: Know number names and the count sequence. BaseTenBlocks $1.99 – Stop losing your unifix cubes teach place value- including Whole Numbers, reading and writing numbers, decimals addition and subtraction and regrouping. Common Core Standards: Grade one and two- understand place value, use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract. Mathboard $4.99 Here is an app to help students with four basic operations. Common Core Standards:Grades 1-3 Operations and Algebraic Thinking First Grade- Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
Las 33 Competencias Digitales que todo profesor(a) del siglo XXI debiera tener El docente del siglo XXI ha de ser capaz de: 1 - Crear y editar audio digital 2 - Utilizar marcadores sociales para compartir los recursos con/entre los estudiantes 3 - Usar blogs y wikis para generar plataformas de aprendizaje en línea dirigdas a sus estudiantes 4 - Aprovechar las imágenes digitales para su uso en el aula 5 - Usar contenidos contenidos audiovisuales y vídeos para involucrar a los estudiantes 6 - Utilizar infografías para estimular visualmente a los estudiantes 7 - Utilizar las redes sociales para conectarse con colegas y crecer profesionalmente 8 - Crear y entregar presentaciones y sesiones de capacitación 9 - Compilar un e-portafolio para su autodesarrollo 10 - Tener un conocimiento sobre seguridad online 11 - Ser capaz de detectar el plagio en los trabajos de sus estudiantes 12 - Crear videos con capturas de pantalla y vídeo-tutoriales 13 - Recopilar contenido Web apto para el aprendizaje en el aula 17 - Aprovechar los juegos de ordenador y videoconsola con fines pedagógicos
Apps in Education Sometimes we intimidate people because the lists we create are just too big. Sometime bigger is not better. Yesterday I found a perfect example of this. I came across this website on twitter via @meesterkurt. via Apps in Education. Like this: Like Loading... Bob’s has focused his expertise in technology integration in the K-12 community and teacher education. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all iPad 2 tips and original iPad tips - get 'em here! With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a thinner design, the iPad 2 is the world's best tablet device. iPad 2 review It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. 1. iOS now supports folders. 2. Double-clicking the Home button shows you all the apps that are running on your iPad in a bar along the bottom of the screen. 3. The internet got mightily upset when Orientation Lock was replaced with Mute on the iPad during the last iOS update. 4. If you're carrying around sensitive data, you can now enable a feature that'll erase all the data on the device if someone inputs the incorrect passcode 10 times. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
- My Ten Most Used Apps to Become Fluent on the iPad 0 Comments March 25, 2012 By: Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Mar 25 Written by: 3/25/2012 7:13 AM ShareThis It is no secret, that I enjoy my iPad tremendously. Fluency on the iPad, like language fluency, does not necessarily come natural to most people. I see too many educators (administrators and teachers), who with an iPad at their disposal, are using the iPad: as a paper weight on their desk, leaving them in their car or forgeting the device at homefor playing games onlyto hand it over to their kids at home to play withas an after-thoughtas a “translation” tool (figuring out how to do something the same way they are used to doing on their desktops or laptops)and are frustrated that is does not come easy and natural to themand are not putting in the time (consistently) to become skilled to gain iPad literacy and fluency I view the iPad, not as a replacement for my laptop, but as a: I want to share my favorite apps that help me be a fluent (-ish) user of the iPad. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
10 common gestures easily misunderstood abroad Feature Photo : Striatic Photo: Marcusrg Frequent travelers must be great at charades. When you need to communicate and you don’t have the luxury of a shared language, body language is invaluable. A skilled traveler can negotiate a taxi, buy food in a market, and get directions from a stranger through hand motions alone. Things can get lost in translation, though, when a typical gesture from your country means something completely different in other parts of the world. 1. In 1992, George Bush visited Australia and, from the window of his limousine, held up his index and middle fingers in the “V” shape, a la Winston Churchill. 2. Photo: Alan Light We use this gesture in North America to say “stop,” or, if you’re a child of the Jerry Springer era, “talk to the hand.” 3. This gesture of agreement or approval is an easy reflex when language barriers are at play. 4. Curling your index finger to say “come here” is a no-no in many Asian countries. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Mashroor Nitol 10.
13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom Is there an app for that? Well, chances are there are dozens of apps for anything you want to do, but sometimes you find one app that is robust enough to have multiples uses for you and your students. For me, iMovie is that app. Documentation: Use the camera and microphone to record student work and performances. Peer Feedback: Use video as a great medium to get students to begin to provide each other with feedback. Self Reflection: Students learning to be self aware and provide self-feedback is one of the most effective things we can teach our students. Creating Movies: Youtube is the most popular and powerful search engine for kids, it is how they communicate. Create Pecha-Kucha Presentations: Pecha-Kucha presentations are becoming more popular due to their time efficiency and engaging characteristics. Story Telling: have students tell personal stories and turn them into digital stories using pictures and images from their classroom and their lives.
iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and Tablet computers in education. Reflection App Brings iOS Device Mirroring to the Mac It’s not very often that I get extremely excited about an app. Then again, it’s not very often that an app like Reflection is ever released. As TUAW reports, Reflection is a brand new app that allows you to do something that many have been waiting a matter of years for – mirroring your iPhone or iPad’s screen on your Mac. Reflection lets you view your iPhone 4S or iPad 2′s screen in real time with no prior set up – just launch the app, select your Mac from your iOS device’s AirPlay menu, and you’re streaming. It’s an extremely fast and extremely simple solution. But why would anybody want to mirror their iOS device on their Mac? Mirroring also opens up plenty of new entertainment uses – you can stream your favorite HD iPad game (for instance, Infinity Blade II), and play it in high definition on your Mac’s display without having to use a television or an Apple TV. The app requires an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2, and you’ll need to be running OS X Lion in order to make everything work.