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Apps for multiple intelligences

Apps for multiple intelligences
What makes the iPad brilliant is that it caters to all different intelligences. In fact most apps touch upon all different types of intelligences. I’ve tried to match all of my favorite educational apps with their corresponding intelligences. For those apps that matched with more than one, I’ve used equivalents. For example, Showme and Educreations are interactive whiteboard apps that have got the same functions and both fit in the Visual and Aural box. Just like I don’t believe all students fit only in one intelligence box either. Students can use whichever app they chose to study. Take the brilliant app “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. The debate whether Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences really excist or not has been contested quite a few times. Children do differ in their abilities with different modalities, but teaching the child in his best modality doesn‘t affect his educational achievement. Click on the app icons to see the app in the App Store. Related posts:

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A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation by Terry Heick When researching student motivation and gamification late last year, I came across the most comprehensive gamification framework I’ve ever seen. Developed by gamification expert Yu-kai Chou, it was an ambitious effort that distinguished black hat gamification (which is “bad”–think Farmville and Candy Crush) from white hat gamification (which is “good”–think Minecraft or even an ACT score). (It’s also copyrighted, but they graciously allowed us to use it.)

Multiple intelligences icebreakers: Starting the year off right American Psychologist and Educator, Professor Howard Gardner. (Photo/ Harvard Graduate School of Education) If you have been in education any amount of time, chances are you’ve run into the name Howard Gardner and his theory of Multiple Intelligences.

7 Great iPad Apps to Improve your Kids Critical Thinking Critical thinking is a skill much solicited in today's instruction. A general fallacy particularly among parents is that kids learn critical thinking when at school receiving formal and structured education, while in fact much of the thinking abilities are shaped first and foremost at home where the environment that surrounds kids play a decisive role in the development of their cognitive capacities. There are many games, brain teasers, and activities that we can employ with our children to help them develop the necessary sound skills that can be detrimental to their overall academic achievement once they join school.

Multiple Intelligences Apps for The iPad Howard Gardner is an internationally recognized leader in the field of developmental psychology. He has prolifically authored several books and journal articles on the nature of intelligence. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences (Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice The Montessori Method: An Education For Creating Innovators Imagine an education system that trained students to be creative innovators and leaders without the use of grades, tests or homework. It actually exists and it’s called the Montessori Method. The Montessori Method focuses on fostering a hands-on, self-paced, collaborative and enjoyable learning experience. It teaches students to start small with their ideas, to build them through experimentation and to solve the problems that come up along the way with a sense of stimulating curiosity.

How to Encourage Higher Order Thinking Why Use This Tip What To Do Why Use This Tip A main goal of educators today is to teach students the skills they need to be critical thinkers. 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. The article brought forth the challenge of finding apps that are truly educational in nature and not simply “drill and practice” apps but are more creative (like digital storytelling as we will discuss).

More Schools Embrace the iPad as a Learning Tool A growing number of schools across the nation are embracing the as the latest tool to teach Kafka in multimedia, history through “Jeopardy”-like games and math with step-by-step animation of complex problems. As part of a pilot program, Roslyn High School on Long Island handed out 47 iPads on Dec. 20 to the students and teachers in two humanities classes. The school district hopes to provide iPads eventually to all 1,100 of its students. The iPads cost $750 apiece, and they are to be used in class and at home during the school year to replace , allow students to correspond with teachers and turn in papers and homework assignments, and preserve a record of student work in digital portfolios. “It allows us to extend the classroom beyond these four walls,” said Larry Reiff, an English teacher at Roslyn who now posts all his course materials online.

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. Sensory Systems that Make up the Learning Hierarchy of a Strong Academic Foundation - Integrated Learning Strategies This article contains information regarding important sensory systems and the learning hierarchy that comes from developing each one. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Whether a child is using his or her hands to write, ears to listen, eyes to read, or their entire body to play sports, they can execute and learn best when they are active and using all of their senses to the fullest.

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.

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