23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. EmailShare 1136EmailShare Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their own book and their own creative assignment. There are three parts to the book report: A summary and personal opinionB character analysis,C creative assignment. Parts A and B are the same for everyone and resemble “traditional” book report assignments.
My Favorite FREE Apps For Elementary If you know of a great FREE app I missed please add it to the comments! Rocket Speller- FREE I use mainly for letter ID but the kids do pick up basic spelling as they play. Class favorite! AR Flashcards- Bring ABC flashcards to with this fun app Skitch- FREE Amazing app! We use a lot for labeling pictures. Bridge to Learning - Educational Research We will broadcast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (3rd, 4th and 5th of August) from San Marino. Guidance on eBooks The UK JISC Observatory have launched the draft version of a new report on eBooks in Education . They say: “This report updates previous work researching the usage and adoption of ebooks within academic institutions and examines recent developments that are shaping how academic institutions can respond to growing interest in ebooks: As ebooks become mainstream and the percentage of academic publications delivered as ebooks rises steadily, this report explains the importance of preparing for the increasing adoption and usage of ebooks in academic institutions.
How I'm Using My iPad in a Classroom of 30 Students - Mr. Guymon's Classroom The versatility of an iPad for education is endless. I am no expert, nor even a veteran in curating apps for the classroom, but I am off to a great start for this next school year. Here is how I have discovered using an iPad in the classroom. No, I'm not referring to a 1:1 iPad scenario. I am talking about a 1:30 situation.
30 Cool Educational iPad Apps for Science Lovers - Creative Can Creative Can If you are a student, a teacher, a parent or just a science enthusiast, you can now expand your knowledge about science in a somewhat enjoyable and convenient method using your iPad. By downloading educational iPad apps designed for science learning, you can have access to vast storehouse of knowledge right there on your tablet. You just have to tap your iPad and there you are, exploring the realms of science in a fun, exciting, colorful and in some cases, realistically illustrated method. That’s what these iPad apps for science are all about.
iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with..... Meaningful Integration of AR Meaningful Integration of Augmented Reality in Education Below you will find a list of ideas and apps to help meaningfully integrate augmented reality into education. This list will continue to grow as we collaborate with amazing educators on game changing ideas!
Free Education Apps for Android OS Source: With Android based tablets coming out--notably, the Dell Streak (f.k.a. Mini)--soon, as well as a few that are already "out," I've been curious about what apps might be educationally appropriate. iPad - tablette - six examples integration iPad There has been a lot of conversation and debate in multiple forums, both online and face-to-face, about schools adopting or already working in a 1:1 environment. While many of these conversations revert back to replacing teachers and what device is best, the real conversation begins with providing our students with the best learning environment possible. At Burlington High School in Burlington, MA, we are entering our eighth month of a 1:1 iPad initiative that began in September 2011. Don't get me wrong, we think the iPad is a great device for learning and gives each of our students a dynamic learning tool that can be used across the content areas and to accomplish a variety of tasks. Many of the critics claim that we are backing our students into a corner by giving them one brand and one skill set to learn exclusively on one device.
iPad Archives 10 Tips For Smart iPad Security In Schools by PJ Gupta, CEO at amtelnet.com Tablet usage continues to expand in schools, colleges, libraries and universities. Students use tablets for taking notes in class, online learning, research… Read Post → Creating An iPad Workflow For Teachers, Students, And Parents Using tablets in the classroom–whether iPads, Androids, or surging Windows devices–is largely a matter of workflow. If you can forgive a mixed metaphor, the traditional classroom… Read Post →
Showbie 1.5.3 — Cloud Docs, VoiceOver, Loose Ends. Here at Showbie HQ we’re always working hard on that next big feature that we hope will finally complete your teaching life, or cause your students to spontaneously burst into song, or convince your principal/headmaster to give you that promotion, since you were the smart one who decided to start using Showbie in the first place. Sometimes, though, we take a step back and say “gee, there are a few nice improvements and refinements sitting here ready to go. Maybe it won’t change anyone’s life, but we should probably just release this stuff now, as a lot of teachers and students might appreciate it.