Ten tips for online tutors As e-learning evolves, one welcome trend is the movement away from large formal courses and towards more informal methods – providing support to your learners by any means necessary. Open source tools like Moodle offer very cost-effective ways of providing what one expert has called ‘surround sound’ support to learners. One of the more cost effective and high-touch ways of supporting learners is through online tutoring. What’s an online tutor? An online tutor (sometimes called an e-tutor, e-coach or e-moderator – catchy, no?)
15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom – iPads in Education Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond! The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are hoping that you can use at least a few of these new and creative ideas. This post is a collaborative piece that was created with the help of two respected educators: Jonathan Wylie, a Google Apps Certified Instructor and Instructional Technology Consultant from Iowa, USA. 6 Great Apps to Turn your iPad into Collaborative Whiteboard So you want to use your iPad as a digital whiteboard, well there are apps for it. It is really pretty amazing the things we can now do with iPad. From teaching basic Math conceptions to young learners to cultivating higher order critical thinking skills, you name it and there is an app for it.
15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have Check the learning goals below and share with us your feedback. Enjoy 1- My students should be able to create presentations . Here are the apps to help you achieve this goal : Sliderocket Idea Flight3- Slideshark5- SlideGrabber6- Prezi Viewer4- Xavier Presentation 2- My students should be able to create digital stories. Create an All-iPad Class Radio Show with AudioBoo, Bossjock, GoodReader, & SoundCloud <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic.<div style="clear:both"></div></div></div> Do students in your classroom regularly create online “radio shows” to share information with parents and others? With more people than ever (over half of U.S. adults) owning smartphones capable of accessing Internet websites and playing digital audio files, classroom radio shows can potentially reach a larger percentage of your parents than ever. Common Core State Standards require that students improve their oral communication skills and also practice publishing digital content online.
10 tips to encourage quality student filmmaking in the classroom Reposted from: Did you know that filmmaking helps to develop higher order thinking skills? Check out Niko Theodosakis’s The Director in the Classroom: How Filmmaking In..., and explore how making movies fosters important skills like visioning, research, problem solving, logic, planning and analyzing. With apps like iMovie, making quality films in the classroom is easier than ever. Informational Research and Book Creator It’s always useful when teachers share their lesson plans and tips. Here’s another one from a newly-qualified Apple Distinguished Educator. Sara Malchow is a 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator who teaches 1st grade in Wisconsin, USA. She has a passion for helping students to become collaborative, global, digital citizens. Her class currently utilises iPads in a 1:1 environment. Sara Malchow recently became an Apple Distinguished Educator.
Technology in the Classroom: Amazing iPad Apps for Educators When one looks at how technology has changed education over the past decade, one can’t help but be blown away by the sheer number of iPad apps for educators that have absolutely flooded the electronic marketplace. There are so many iPad apps for teachers released every month that even the most plugged-in educator would have a difficult time processing and utilizing them all. Luckily, when teachers are looking to learn how to use iPads in the classroom, they need to look no further than TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com -- an educator’s primary go-to resource when researching iPad apps for teachers and iPads in the classroom. Read on to learn about TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com’s updated list of the hottest iPad apps for teachers and iPad apps for education, destined to forever alter your curriculum landscape, organized here by subject.
How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning The micro-computer revolution of the 80's radically improved how teachers and schools carry on the business of learning. We now have iPads in classrooms that will not only improve it, but it has the potential to change the business of learning in schools. The question is, "Are teachers ready to adjust their teaching for this new learning revolution?" 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom Amazon Web Services has just made a serious play for the video game market. The cloud computing giant on Tuesday launched Lumberyard, a free game engine geared toward professional developers building cloud-connected, cross-platform games. With Lumberyard, AWS is courting game developers, integrating its Twitch video service and ultimately eyeing virtual reality. Support for mobile devices and VR headsets is in the works and should be available within a couple of months, Amazon said. The engine is "deeply integrated" with AWS cloud computing services, as well as social and streaming capabilities from Twitch, which now has more than 1.7 million monthly broadcasters and more than 100 million monthly viewers, according to Amazon. To that end, one of Lumberyard's key strengths is connectivity.
100 Percent iPad use in the classroom 100 percent iPad use in the classroom So with only 12 students in the SpEd classroom, reaching 100% usage in the classroom isn't hard. Getting it around the room is simple but the goal is to make the usage effective. Thinking of ways to better implement the iPad in class, I almost hit a wall. Mantz’s Mission - iPads For Learning Oct 17 I have the honor of presenting at ESSDACK’s iPad’s For Learning Conference on Tuesday (10/18/11) along side of Cyndi Danner-Kuhn as well as several other leading edge educators, administrators, and technicians. The concept for this conference can best be explained by this quote from the iPads For Learning website. iPads for Learning is designed to help teachers, administrators and schools find the best way to implement iPad tablets as part of learning and instruction.