A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need Coming to you from the Canadian Maritimes ( Halifax), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding our website or the content we publish, please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience.
Educational game collection and interactive educative books for children Learning is FUN for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch With GEOKIDS, learning Geography is fun. Kids will learn to locate countries and capitals, they will also learn flags and monuments. With 'MECANIC' kids will have fun assembling several different pieces. Straight lines, elbows, rectangles, triangles ... Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians for download $3 What's cool about it: Experience an action-adventure game in a whole new way, which incorporates music into every aspect of the vibrant world Symphonia. Six beautifully hand painted levels, each broken into five chapters, take the player through unique locations and vivid color pallets. Featuring an exclusively produced soundtrack with original songs composed specifically for the game by known artists including Austin Wintory, Parov Stelar, Sabrepulse and La Rochelle Band. Overview: Awakened from his slumber, Beatbuddy journeys through lush hand-painted environments on a quest to save his companions and his own immortality.
Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes Option 1 I was recently reflecting on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize.
An encyclopedia on your iPad Britannica releases a new mobile app to help it stay relevant in the age of Wikipedia From wire service reportsRead more by staff and wire services reports November 30th, 2011 Users have access to 100 free articles on the iPad app and can also read the first 100 words of an article for free. (Chicago Tribune/MCT) Encyclopaedia Britannica wants students and consumers to have the world at their fingertips—virtually, anyway.
iPad Apps Classified by SAMR model The SAMR model helps teachers and educators understand and better integrate technology into their teaching and learning. This model was created by Dr Robin Puentudura with the explicit aim of helping teachers in designing, developing and integrating digital media to increase students overall academic achievements. The four levels of this model are : Substitution, augmentation, modification and redefinition. MAKING SIMPLE SENSE OF IPADS IN SCHOOLS Writing blogs like this one and interacting with teachers on Twitter and the like can make edtech teacher types, like me, forget that it is still the case that the majority of teachers are not confident or regular users of modern technologies (social, mobile & student-centred) and need effective introduction and explanation of their benefits. I would estimate this majority of the non-confident to still be around 80%. I have been Head of Department in my current school for just one year and a number of my teachers have highlighted recently how far they’ve come in just one year. I thought I’d share my approach to providing PD and why it might be that it seems to work (well, some of it) Why does so much Professional Development NOT work?
2014 in review: The year's best mobile games The mobile gaming era has come a long way. Where mobile games once felt like silly, simple ways to pass the time, it's becoming harder and harder to keep ourselves away from playing on our phones. Although there were dozens upon dozens of mobile titles to sift through, 2014 served up some of our favorite mobile games to date. Whether they were quirky, thought-provoking or just plain fun, we've put together our top picks for the year. You need to check these out. 80 Days on Android and iOS
Top Apps for PE Teachers - Part 25 - The P.E Geek Beep Fitness Test A sleek and simple Beep Test app that is by far the best looking Beep test app on the App Store. What seperates this app from its competitors is its number of test variations, which include the ability to choose from the beep test (UK, Canadian or Australian timings), Birtwell 40m, PACER 15m and 20m, or YOYO endurance and intermittent level 1 and 2 tests. Simply connect it to a set of external speakers and you can easily conduct the test with your students. 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. 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.
A New Fantastic Bloom's Taxonomy Wheel for iPad Apps March 21, 2014 Today while I was browsing through my Twitter feeds I came across this fabulous Bloom's Taxonomy wheel of apps shared by Anthony. If you still recall, some previous versions of this wheel have already been featured here in Bloom's Taxonomy for Teachers section . As you can see, the wheel outlines a wide variety of verbs and activities related to each thinking level of Blooms taxonomy coupled with iPad apps that go with it. These apps are supposed to help teachers and students better cultivate these different thinking levels in their use of iPad apps. And because the the visual is not hyperlinked, I went ahead and provided the links for each of these apps in the lists below.
GUIDES Screen record iPad onto Mac (with Yosemite update) iPad First 5 … How to make a talking video poster for your wall (more info here) How to Youtube as a Teacher Making kids think BIG!. Making iPad resources with a Windows PC. NESbox - play NES, SNES, SEGA games online! NESbox is an emulator of NES, Super Nintendo, Sega Mega Drive video consoles, built on Adobe Flash technology and it can only be run directly in your browser's window. View on GitHub What can I do on the website now?