tttteaching The Great Whiteboard Relay Below is a mixed bag of ideas that have made my classroom buzz. Feel free to try, steal, change or chuck anything you like. Some are based around student engagement and some around cooperative classrooms. Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers Michelle Luhtala/Edshelf With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country.
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.
How can I find additional royalty-free music, s... You can find a large number of sound effects and music beds in iMovie. These are all available to you and are royalty free. However, if you need additional music and sound effects, there are several sources. This is not an exhaustive list, so if you know other good sources, please add them! For sound effects, try 26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom 26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom by TeachThought Staff The paperless classroom is a compelling concept for what it symbolizes as much as anything else.
GoodReader's text-to-speech lets you turn any PDF or TXT document into an audiobook GoodReader, the popular document reader app developed by Good.iWare, has just received another significant update. Within the past couple of months, GoodReader received a couple of updates that brought iOS 8 compatibility, iPhone 6 optimizations, iCloud Drive integration, Touch ID support, and more. Now, the latest update to GoodReader introduces more improvements, most notably a new Speak feature that effectively turns any PDF or TXT document into an audiobook. To enable this new feature, just press on a blank section of a supported document and tap the new Speak option, whereupon GoodReader automatically begins reading the document aloud. The 15 Best iPad Apps For The World Language Classroom The iPad has fundamentally changed how and what I teach in my Spanish classes. First of all, I no longer use textbooks. Ever. Why would I when everything I need and more is available online or through an app?
Acapela Box : create your text to speech messages 1. Your Acceptance of Terms Welcome to the Acapela-Box Website. The following Terms of Service (“TOS”) are between you and Acapela Group and constitute a legal agreement that governs your use of the Acapela-Box Website (referred to as the “Service”). You must agree to these TOS before you can use the Service by clicking the ‘Yes I agree button’ on the Sign Up page. If you do not agree to any of the following terms, please do not try to use the Service. The Best Mind Mapping Tools and Apps for Teachers and Students March 4 , 2014 Creating and using mind maps is a great way to get students brainstorming ideas about a given topic, organize their thought processes and turn these ideas into a neatly written pieces. I have been using several web tools with my students over the past few years. From teaching vocabulary to getting students engaged in the prewriting process, I found the functionalities and ease of use of these web tools a great way to enhance students productivity. Over last weekend, I have been working on a list that features the most important mind mapping tools and apps that teachers can use with their students.
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33 Super Speech and Language iPad Apps Teachers With Apps brings you 33 super speech and language iPad apps for home, classroom, and/or the therapist’s office. Speech and language is one area of educational apps that has exploded with smashing success. The prices range anywhere from free to expensive. There is an stuttering app that runs almost $1,000! Don’t fret, most are reasonable and many have a free/lite version. 29 Apps For Teachers: The Educator's Essential iPad Toolkit At TeachThought, we often provide lists of digital resources, and many of them are apps. Apps for struggling readers. Apps for struggling writers.