Using rubrics and providing student's feedback via the iPad has not been an area that has received a great deal of attention. This is, however, starting to change. I have recently spoken to a number of teachers who have developed apps that will allows teachers to use the iPad as a viable way of assessing student work. Easy Assessment: $1.99 Easy Assessment is the app teachers have been waiting for. Formative Feedback: $1.99 AU This is another great app design by an Australian teacher - Paul Hamilton. Stick Pick: $2.99 AU Stick Pick is the first app of its kind to uniquely link question stems to the cognitive or linguistic needs of each individual learner. Essay Grader: $6.49 AU Provide your students with exceptional feedback, and reduce your grading time with Essay Grader for iPad. GradePad: $2.99 AU GradePad is a performance assessment tool for teachers, trainers, and coaches.Gradepad is a mobile performance assessment tool with group managing facilities.
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Show MeEasy Assessment AppPosted on December 18, 2011 by mrrobbo As you will all be aware I have a major interest, some might say obsession with mobile applications. However one thing that has been lacking is an app that could replace/improve the assessment process that I currently use with my students. In order for an app to be a viable replacement, It would need to not only replicate what is possible using more traditional methods, but it should make the once impossible, possible and it should do it in a simple straight forward manner. Well that was my intention behind the development of the Easy Assessment app, which I am happy to say was released on the iTunes store over the weekend. Download Easy Assessment from the iTunes Store Top features within the app include the capacity to sync all assessment data including a spreadsheet of results, videos and photos to your personal Dropbox.com account. Filed under: apps
5 Great Free iPad Translation appsUsing iPad for reading is something we all enjoy doing; but what about when reading articles in a foreign language ? It is highly probably that you will come across vocabulary you don't know. Of course you might guess the meaning of words from the context in which they are used but this can never replace a clear and definite explanation of a dictionary.To help you find translations of the new words you come across, I compiled a list of some of the best free iPad translator apps. Check them out : 1- Free Translator This is a great iOS app that allows users to translate any text into 37 different languages. 2- SpeakText Free Speak and translate text document and web pages, copy and paste, key in, this awesome app will amaze you. 3- iTranslate Whether you are learning a new language , traveling through other countries or just need to translate an enail, with iTranslate you are never again lost in translation. 4- Google Translate 5- Interpret 6- Word Lens 7- Free Translator for iPad
30 Cool Educational iPad Apps for Science Lovers - Creative Can Creative CanIf 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. Here you will find science apps for elementary graders, high school students, college students, etc. for free, and some for only a dollar or two. Either way, these apps are all great in their own topic of interest. If you find this article helpful, please help us spread it by clicking our social media buttons. Science360 for iPad – Free Molecules – Free Solar Walk – 3D Solar System model – $2.99 Have you ever built a Solar system model?
iPad Apps that work with SmartboardsThe iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen. The students in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom gets to see the apps at work. Have a look at the list below to see if any of these might be useful in your classroom. If you have others that should be added to this list please leave a comment with the name of the app and we will add it to the list. Doceri: FREE Turn your iPad and classroom computer into an Interactive Whiteboard with Doceri. SplashTop: $5.49 AU This is the ONLY remote desktop app that streams video and audio from your PC or Mac, allowing you to interact with your PowerPoint, Keynote, Word, Excel, Outlook, Quicken, IE, Firefox, Safari, World of Warcraft, and other PC / MAC applications. Edistorm: FREE Edistorm is an online brainstorming tool that uses the metaphor of sticky notes to allow you to brainstorm.
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