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9 Outstanding Apps to Teach Creative Writing

9 Outstanding Apps to Teach Creative Writing
1- StorySkeleton `` StorySkeleton gives you the freedom to create structure for your writing projects on the iPhone, and export to a variety of useful formats, including native Scrivener and Final Draft documents!``- 2- List for Writers `` Lists for Writers is a great addition to any writer’s toolbox. Helpful to both novice and expert writers alike, this app delivers list after list of prompts and ideas for your brainstorming sessions: names, character traits, plot lines, occupations, obsessions, action verbs, and much more!.. 3- Clean Writer `` Become more creative with the refreshing distraction-free plain text editor that boosts inspiration and fights writer's block by hiding away extra options 4- My Writing Spot `` My Writing Spot for iPad is simply the best app for working on your novel or other writing project on the iPad. 6- iDeas for Writing `` A creative trigger with thousand of great suggestions to give your stories a starting point 7- Chapters `` Manage writing projects.

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21 Reasons To Use Tablets In The 21st Century Classroom 21 Reasons To Use Tablets In The 21st Century Classroom by Julie DeNeen, opencolleges.edu.au When I was a kid, I dreamt about our school desks as computer screens. 10 Great Educational Apps You May Have Missed Ever worried that with the vast variety of educational apps out there you may have missed something brilliant? Check out our gallery of little gems that might have (almost) slipped through your fingers! 1. Monster Physics Let’s Talk About Captions! 21 Aug I’m always looking for ways to help history come alive for my students. The Perfect Captions app is a great way to incorporate technology in your classroom in an engaging way. Students can add captions to demonstrate their understanding of what a fiction character or historical figure might be thinking. They can use a picture found on the Internet, saved on a student’s iPad or taken with their iPad camera. Customize the size, shape and color of the talk bubbles and text

Reading Without Tears: Use the iPad to Encourage Reluctant Readers By Emily | October 18, 2012 | 2 comments If your child has a meltdown when it’s time to “drop everything and read,” consider using the iPad to build good reading habits and to help your child find content that interest him. Of course parents can tell a child that “there’s no iPad until you’ve done your reading.” And, there are many, many high-quality kids book appsavailable that encourage children to read, for some kids reading remains a chore.

7 Excellent Tools to Publish Students Work There is nothing much rewarding for students than to see their accomplished work being published and celebrated with others. This is very much motivating and is a strong impetus for them to achieve more and work harder. There are several online tools that you as a teacher can use to host your students work and share them with the whole class and as well as parents .Below are some tools that can help you do that. Check them out : 1- Flipsnack Fipsnack is an online flipping book software that allows you to convert PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications ideal for publishing students work.

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9 Apps for Young Scientists · Playful Learning I am thrilled to have Rebecca from ThirteenRedShoes back with us today. She has a great list of app recommendations for the young scientists in our lives. Mariah asked me to put together a post on science apps available for children. Here are some great new apps that I have encountered recently. Please do leave the links to new applications in the area of science that you have found, as I would love to see more. This is an area that Master R loves and therefore we are always on the look out for new and engaging applications.

How To 'App Smash' And Implement Digital Storytelling On The iPad App smashing, the process of using more than one apps in conjunction with one another to create a final product, is a concept that allows students to create engaging educational projects and illustrate their creativity in multifaceted ways. One of the most gratifying and effective ways to use app smashing in the classroom is to create digital storytelling projects. The concept of digital storytelling is emerging as a form of personal and collective expression of knowledge, ideas, and perceptions. Its numerous and positive effects on students’ communication skills are well documented. Digital storytelling is the perfect vehicle for the delivery of visual and audio stimuli that greatly enhance a storyline or a simple narrative.

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