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 to Use iTunes U in the Classroom When I first heard about iTunes U, I was unsure of how it all worked or how it would fit into my classroom. Today, I cannot imagine teaching without it. iTunes U is a free app that allows teachers to put all course materials, iBooks, apps, and links to submit work in one place for students to access. So instead of a website for my class, students subscribe to my iTunes U course. Once subscribed from their iPads, students have access to all course material, receive notifications when I update content, and check off assignments as they complete them. iTunes U in the Classroom As an educator, iTunes U allows me the chance to see inside other classrooms.
Assignments - MrRoughton.com Rubric Cover Sheets How To Instructions Below you will find links to and descriptions of all the assignments we use for Choose Your Own Adventure. Click on the individual assignment links to get the full instructions and printable worksheets. The assignments are divided into three categories based on what skills you will use to complete them. History assignments for just about any topic! 5 Point Assignments20-30 Minutes to complete
Apps for the Inquiry Process Our school just unrolled the first phase of our 1:1 iPad program tonight. In preparation of this big event, I spent some time this summer looking into how I could support and guide students through the research process using apps. It was tougher than I expected to build a list like this.... 321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology Would you be interested in the ultimate list of free tools for teachers? At the following post you will find 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy! Do you support Free Technology for Teachers? Primp My Blog: How to Add Social Media Buttons to Your Sidebar Now that your blog is getting beautiful, you’re going to want to share it! Adding buttons to your blog requires a tiny bit of know-how, but it can make a big impact for your readers. I’d also like to take a moment to share that you can now follow Her New Leaf on Facebook! I plan to use the page to communicate with my readers, find out what you want to read more about, and even provide some exclusive content for Facebook followers only! The buttons that I use in my own sidebar are courtesy of Isa Maria of The Academy. I had been searching high and low for a cute set of icons that included a button to link to my Pinterest, and when I discovered Isa Maria’s adorable icons based on the Pantone Color of the Year, I knew they were perfect and couldn’t wait to share.
50 web tools and mobile apps for showcasing student work Students create a wide variety of material on a regular basis. There are a lot of ways that they can showcase their work and what better opportunity is there than web tools and mobile apps? As you can see below, today’s popular digital tools come in many flavors. There are web apps that aren’t super mobile-friendly and there are mobile apps that may not even exist on the web.
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