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iPad Apps and Bloom’s Taxonomy  

iPad Apps and Bloom’s Taxonomy  
I felt it was worthwhile to update the Top Post (over 25,000 views) on Langwitches: Bloom’s Taxonomy for iPads I have added links to each app represented on the visual. Remember: Exhibit memory of previously-learned materials by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts and answers. describenamefindnamelisttell Suggested apps: Understand: Demonstrative understanding of facts and ideas by being able to: explaincomparediscusspredicttranslateoutlinerestate Suggested Apps: Apply: Using new knowledge. showcompleteuseexamineillustrateclassifysolve Analyze: Examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes. compareexamineexplainidentifycategorizecontrastinvestigate Evaluate: Present and defend opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas or quality of work based on a set of criteria justifyassessprioritizerecommendratedecidechoose Suggested Apps Create: planinventcomposedesignconstructimagine Related Bloom's Taxonomy and iPad Apps 21. In "Featured Carousel" 7. 29.

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Apps to Support Bloom's Taxonomy - Android, Google, iPad and Web 2.0 I had seen two great charts Kathy Schrock had made about Apps to Support Bloom's taxonomy. I have seen, and used, the ones for Android and Google. I just found two more on her site: iPad and Web 2.0 Apps. The charts are interactive and include links to apps organized by the category from Bloom: Creating, Evaluating, Analyzing, Applying, Understanding, and Remembering. The apps I've checked out are all free. Digital Art using the Art Set App For as long I've been teaching ICT, all of my painting lessons have involved children moving digital brushes around on a computer screen using the mouse. With younger children, I'm fond of the 2Paint Projects before I then introduce 2Paint a Picture as they get older. Today however, I tried something new - creating digital artwork using the touch screen on iPads - and it was very successful. There are wide variety of apps available that let you paint on an iPad but my app of choice today was Art Set because I felt that it offered the best balance between variety of tools and value for money. I began by asking the children to visit the Olympics website and to find a photograph of a sport that they are particularly interested in. I also showed them a few more 'advanced' tricks, including how to:

24 Great iPad Apps for Your Classroom May 15, 2014 For those of you looking for educational apps to use with students in class, below is a selection I have curated specifically for you. This selection covers apps pertaining to four main categories: apps for creating instructional multimedia materials for your class, apps to increase teacher-student interaction, apps to assess students works, apps to creating interactive lessons and presentations. All of these apps have been previously featured in the popular visual " iPad As Teacher's Pet". A- Apps for creating instructional multimedia materials for your class blooms taxonomy Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy is indeed a good tool to structure, to organize and to reflect on lessons as well as to facilitate deeper understanding. After reading Bloom’s and ICT Tools I found a very nice guideline on Storybird: Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Classroom which is an overview of actions, questions and activities for teaching practices. Plan 1: I share this with my colleagues and use this guideline for planning and reflecting my lessons more often. I would have never thought that there are so many more adjustments and adaptions of Bloom’s taxonomy.

Creation Apps Used On The iPad My technology integration specialist asked me to provide a list of creative apps that we have used in our classroom. All the apps are in our tool box, have been used, or will be used. I have included some of the many videos that show students actually using the apps. I have also included the original post if you would like to read the details surrounding the use of the app. Important!

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely. Transdisciplinary Skills : Ms Rea's Powerful Panthers Transdisciplinary skill sets derive from the ISM Mission and School-wide Student Goals. They are the tools that learners need to access and demonstrate learning, to develop a deeper understanding through continuous inquiry and action, to become self-directed and independent and ultimately to be productive members of a global community. The teaching of these skills is the responsibility of all teachers. Different curricular areas provide opportunities for discrete focus on specific skills, but the goal is to be aware of the transfer of each skill between disciplines.

Creative apps for digital storytelling Welcome to Creative apps for digital storytelling, Part 11 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. Have a look at our others in the series: Digital storytelling – why we need to focus on creative apps In August 2010, iEAR (Education Apps review) published an article entitled, “What Do Teachers Really Want in An App?” They list seven preferences that educators would like to see in app development. 50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now I’ll admit it. I’m a fan of Apple products. But that doesn’t mean I don’t yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!), we’re left with a split marketplace of apps.

Thinkers Keys - Classroom Ideas Tony Ryan's Thinkers Keys Classroom Ideas:There are 20 different ‘Thinking Keys’ each designed to unlock different parts of the thinking process.The use of the keys helps to develop flexible problem solving and thinking habits.The thinking keys provide a flexible and dynamic way to engage students in further learning. They are a great way to do informal assessment during the unit for measuring student understanding.The students really enjoy the range of activities that the keys enable them to choose from and subsequently produce interesting and thoughtful work.There are many ways that the thinkers' keys can be integrated into the classroom to enhance the thinking of the students: Warm up Activities - Give the class one of the keys to work on for 5 to 10 minutes to get them thinking creatively before writing or before/after the bell. For example you could use the:1. Question Key: Give the children an answer and they have to come up with five questions that match the answer.2.

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