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The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners

The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners

presents the best 100 iPad apps | TabTimes The Best Education Apps at FETC Mobile Learning | Feature The Best Education Apps at FETC Mobile learning was a cornerstone of the FETC conference in Orlando last month, and the buzz culminated with the conference's closing session: An App Shootout where ed-tech pros Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, and Jenna Linskens shared some of their favorite apps for Apple devices. Start finding education apps by browsing the selection below, then try searching on your own, suggests Linskens, an assistant professor in education technology at Marian University in Wisconsin. Linskens also recommends browsing the iTunes store's top apps. For more information, see the complete list of apps shared at the shootout at its wiki page. Apps shared by Jenna Linskens: Notability An app that lets users handwrite notes, record audio, and annotate PDFs.Ginger Labs$0.99; iPad. Evernote For creating and sharing notes, capturing photos, creating to-do lists, and recording voice reminders.EvernoteFree; iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

iPad EdResources As 2011 winds down, I have spent a good deal of time thinking about all of the online resources and tools that have helped make this past year a successful ‘Year of the iPad’ in my school district. And with an upcoming winter vacation ahead for many educators next week, I thought it might be nice to share out some of my favorite resources for using iPads, iPods, and iPhones in the classroom. Although there are many, many fantastic resources available online, the list below are the ones I have come to rely on… I hope you find them as useful as I have! IEAR: The IEAR community is a solid resource for locating and discovering appropriate educational apps for the classroom. I really appreciate that the IEAR community is made up of educators who are using these apps in the classroom already, and are sharing reviews and information about specific apps. 5,859 views, 2 today What do you think?

20 Great Classroom iPad Apps to add to your Collection (1-5) 5.5K Flares5.5K Flares × Over the last year and a half I have really enjoyed exploring the types of iPad apps that can be used in the classroom and so I thought I would begin to draw together some of my favourites and share them with you here. This is the first of 4 posts in which I feature my first 5 recommendations: Hairy Letters A great app for early years classes – understanding letter shapes and sounds. • Interact with animations and trace the letter shape. • Play games to reinforce learning and build letters into simple words. • Letter sounds come to life with animated characters. • Learn to form each letter shape with your finger. • Play games to blend letter sounds into first words. iTunes Link £1.99 Paint Sparkles A lovely free paint application that sparkles when you use it. iTunes Link FREE Toca Store I was shown this at the Taipei European School by Glenn Malcolm – a great little app for developing role play areas in class. Skitch

iStopMotion for iPad Makes Storytelling Magical | iPad Apps Review Online App-Learning Curve Photo by Kominyetska on flickr Having iPads at my school and having to manage them and their apps has proven to be an interesting task. If you know me at all, you would know that when I am involved in a project I usually jump in with both feet. That’s what I’ve done with the iPads. Knowing that we wanted the iPads to be used by everyone,without exception, I downloaded over 300 apps to each of the iPads – ensuring that there was something for everyone to use. It’s all a learning curve. So, I took the iPads home again for the weekend, I examined each app on the iPads and determined what should remain and what needed to get removed. Photo by flickr member: {Flixelpix} David You may be wondering which apps remain on the iPads and why I chose to keep the ones I did. Some of my favourites creation-type apps include: Writing Book Creator – This is a great, easy way to make books and projects by students. My Story – Students can draw or paint pictures to make a story. Wordventure! Presentation Apps

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Apps in Education 107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8 Great iPad apps for K-8 Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. A growing number of schools across the world are jumping on the digital bus and embracing iPads (less often, other tablet products) as the latest tool to teach literature in multimedia, history through games and simulations, and math with step-by-step animation of problems. Not surprisingly, student scores improve when they use iPads and their interest in school soars. I say not surprisingly because students love digital toys and in my experience work harder and longer if given the opportunity to do so with any of the digital offerings (ipods, laptops included). In my school, we have been rotating one set of Pads this year through K-8. Drawing AirSketch Free–Turn your iPad into a wireless whiteboard! Geography Health Human Atlas (lite)–With this free download you can experience just some of the power of the Blausen Human Atlas. History Maps Math Algebra Intro–Free. Mind Mapping–Thinking

Apps for Early Years & Key Stage 1 This selection of apps for children in Early Years & Key Stage 1 is by no means an exhausted and I'll try to keep the list up to date on a regular basis. I would welcome any other recommendations that I haven't included. Toca Tea Party: £1.99Toca Tea Party is a creative game for children aged 3 and above. Children can invite their friends to a tea party around your iPad. Set the table, choose their favourite cookies and cakes, serve the tea and they're good to go! Children can play together in a way that stimulates their imagination. Sound Touch: £2.99360 sounds and images of animals, birds, vehicles, musical-intruments and household. Toca Hair Salon: £1.49Let your children run their own Toca hair Salon. Slide and Spin: £0.69Slide and Spin is designed for toddlers to help them develop their fine motor skills using four basic motions: turning, sliding, spinning, and pushing a button. My Story - Book Maker for Kids: £1.49