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Popplet (app and web)

Popplet (app and web)
Description Popplet is the simplest tool to capture and organize your ideas. With Popplet you can quick jot down your ideas and sort them visually. Apple has featured us in "Tools for Teachers", "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and "Get Stuff Done" Popplet is great for school and for learning in the classroom and at home. Students use Popplet to think and learn visually. Popplet is also great for work and for generating ideas in the office or on the go. With this version of Popplet you can have as many Popplet boards as you would like on your iPhone or iPad. + Study: School Projects, Class Notes+ Explore Ideas: Brainstorming, Mindmapping+ Plan Projects: Diagrams, Process Charts + Collect Inspiration: Mood Boards, Scrapbook, Travel Plans Key Features: These are additional features if you sign-up and create an 'online' account: + 10 free 'online' boards accessible through a web browser at Ability to collaborate with other Popplet users on your online boards ...More by punjiba

NGA Kids (app and web) Description The NGAkids Art Zone app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing and a personal exhibition space where users can save and display art created with the program. The child-friendly interface, easy-to-use tools, and the overarching emphasis on discovery, careful looking, and artistic self-expression make the NGAkids app educational and fun for the whole family. Each activity offers various levels of complexity.

CmapTools for iPad Construct, Brainstorm, Learn and Share CmapTools for iPad is the best iPad app for the construction and sharing of concept maps. It is the perfect tool to rapidly construct concept maps and knowledge models on your iPad and share them on the Cmap Cloud.

14 Bloom's Taxonomy Posters For Teachers 14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Bloom’s Taxonomy is a useful tool for assessment design, but using it only for that function is like using a race car to go to the grocery–a huge waste of potential. In an upcoming post we’re going to look at better use of Bloom’s taxonomy in the classroom, but during research for that post it became interesting how many variations there are of the original work.

See.Touch.Learn Pro See.Touch.Learn. Pro, by Brain Parade, is an indispensable, 21st-century learning tool that is revolutionizing instruction for children around the world. This app has been made with the autistic child in mind and is a must have for anyone dealing with this population. See.Touch.Learn. Pro is a quick, convenient, and an inexpensive way to replace outdated flashcards that cause clutter and waste major management time. Mystery Math Museum If you like Mystery Math Town, you’re really going to like the sequel. Featuring a brand new town with 8 themed museums and an entirely new cast of quirky characters (along with some old friends) to add to your gallery. Your mission: Help a friendly and curious little ghost rescue the dragonflies that are hidden in Mystery Math Museum.

The FunWorks This Web site is about careers. Not just the interesting ones other people have, but the ones YOU can have. Don't know where to start? Smarty Ears Apps for Learning Social Quest is an application developed by Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Rosie Simms to improve pragmatic language comprehension and expression in a variety of social situations for older elementary, middle school About Social Quest: Navigating through the vast and complex world of social norms and expectations can feel stressful, and overwhelming; Social Quest is an app that is designed to help students who struggle with social situations reflect, predict, and practice good social etiquette and problem solving skills within everyday life so that they feel better prepared and less stressed as they encounter social situations in real life. Social Quest is an application developed by Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) Rosie Simms to improve pragmatic language comprehension and expression in a variety of social situations for older elementary, middle school, and high school-aged populations. Social Quest can be used to:

MSP:MiddleSchoolPortal/Connections: Linking Mathematics to Social Studies, Art, and Science - Middle School Portal From Middle School Portal+ Connections! Linking Mathematics to Social Studies, Art, and Science - Introduction+ My First AAC by Injini Review My First AAC is an affordable augmentative and alternative communication application for the iPad that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Intuitive and child-friendly, My First AAC helps young children to communicate with family, caregivers, teachers and other people they meet in everyday life. Developed in collaboration with speech and language pathologists, My First AAC offers icons organized by categories that reflect children’s natural speech development. Scroll through theme-based category icons, such as greetings, food, or feelings, and access sets of over 250 related words and phrases to express frequently used ideas. Each word or phrase is represented by a colorful icon and, when tapped, triggers the corresponding audio. You can also create customized icons using your own images.

Making Math a Full Partner in STEM Curriculum My STEM curriculum-writing colleague Carolyn DeCristofano agreed to be a guest author again this week, much to my delight. Carolyn is a top-notch STEM specialist, President of Blue Heron STEM Education, and an acclaimed author who has written publications for NOVA and the Boston Museum of Science. I’m turning this space over to her. You’re in excellent hands! – Anne Jolly Story Starters Gripping Story starters are essential. They grab the reader’s attention. Make them want to read more and keep them reading. Some of us are born with a unique talent and have a natural flair when it comes to connecting words, some of us don’t. The $2 Interactive Whiteboard Yes, you read that correctly. The TWO DOLLAR interactive whiteboard. But first… The $2,000 interactive whiteboard While watching the video, count how many times the kids are interacting with each other while using the board. Mouse over here for the answer.

 Students have the opportunity to use mind mapping and brainstorming stories.  Students can keep journals, notes and lists of their readings.  Stories can be put in diagrams and charts for visual learners. by gamsdf1977 Oct 22