Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara Karasic With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone. Educators use apps for everything from communicating with students to inspiring creativity to dissecting virtual frogs. Luckily, we have lots of educators (including Apple Distinguished Educators) on Appolicious who share their lists of the best education apps for elementary, middle school, junior high, and high school. These are the education apps most listed by educators on Appolicious. 1. 3D Brain (iPad, iPhone. Reviewed by educator lmorris: “This is a great learning tool for any student. Subject/Grade: Science (Biology). 4-12. Listed by: Alline, techsupv, and SkylineiPads. 2. Reviewed by educator lmorris: “This is a great app for learning about priceless pieces of art. Subject/Grade: Art. 6-12. Listed by: justatitch, uwcsea and LaurieFowler. 3. Subject/Grade: Language Arts, Math, Science. 4. Listed by: klbruni331.
39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages 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 ShareThisFacebookTweetLinkedInPinterestEmail Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom 16 comments: MorganOctober 15, 2011 at 5:25 PMThanks for posting my blog on this site. Add comment Load more... Links to this post Create a Link Newer PostOlder PostHome LinkWithin AddToAny t
Service Unavailable Science Education on the Edge · Why I abandoned my AppleTV for Airserver In which an Apple fan chooses a cheaper alternative for sharing iPad screens. Simply put, there are times that I need to show content-related stuff to my class so we can engage material as a group. Call it lecture, call it discussion, call it whatever you like. For a long time I ran my classroom primarily with a standard setup of a laptop and an LCD projector that could project to a pull-down screen in the front of the class. Enter the smartboard. Enter the iPad. I then upgraded to an HDMI to VGA converter box (with audio) that worked pretty well. My major beef with this setup was the shrinking of the screen. Enter Airserver. With Airserver, not only do I have the option to poke and prod my smartboard since the Mac is back in charge, but now the streamed iPad image fills the entire screen of the smartboard: Edit 1/7/13: Your network infrastructure may need to be tweaked to get the best performance with either AirServer or AppleTV over WiFi.
New: 10 of the best Apple apps for education in 2012 New apps include student file sharing, special education, cyber bullying information By Meris Stansbury, Associate EditorRead more by Meris Stansbury April 21st, 2012 One app teaches young students about cyber bullying. Last year we presented “10 of the best apps for education,” which highlighted some of the best apps for iPhones and iPods. This year’s list includes some of the most highly rated apps, both by teachers and by Apple, and features a range that spans from simple math games to a revolutionary special-education app, and from 3D imaging of the elements included in the periodic table to secure file sharing for students and teachers. For every app we’ve listed, we’ve included a brief description, device compatibility, suggested use, features, price, and a link to a more in-depth summary with an option to purchase on iTunes. Don’t see an app you love on this list? (Apps are listed in alphabetical order.)
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15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often. Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much. As it turns out, free apps really outweighed paid apps in our survey responses. Here I list eleven free apps that rose to the top of the list when ranked by numbers of votes, followed by four paid apps that performed as well as the lower ranking free apps. First, we list the Favorite FREE iPads Apps that teachers indicated they use in their roles are educators: EvernoteDropboxNeu.NotesScreen ChompTED VideosEduCreationsiBooksSkitchTwitterZiteScience360 Following is a little information about each of these apps, and some feedback on why teachers like them. 1. - “It makes my life simpler! 2. 3.
Moglue - Create. Play. Share Technology I use on a Daily Basis - updated for this year In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis at school. I just saw that Richard Byrne did the same thing on his blog this week, so I decided to update my list with what I'm using these days. All of them are free, except for PowerTeacher (paid for by the district) and my smartphone. 1. Smartphone - I just purchased an HTC Droid Incredible 2 from Verizon. 2. 3. 4. 5. iGoogle - I use iGoogle as my start page to keep myself organized. 6. 7a. 7b. There are also Dropbox apps for iPhone, Android, iPad and Blackberry. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. So, you now know what I use for educational technology on a daily basis. Please share your resources too.
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