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35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom's Taxonomy

35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom's Taxonomy
Integrating technology in the classroom and engaging students in higher order thinking creates the ultimate learning experience for students. Bloom’s Taxonomy and digital tools creates an innovative learning environment where students are engaged in their assignments. The following is a list of digital tools as it relates to Bloom’s Taxonomy. 1. Creating – In creating, students create projects that involve video editing, storytelling, video casting, podcasting, and animating. Digital tools to allow students to create include: Story Kit , Comic Life , iMovie , and , SonicPics , Fotobabble , and Sock Puppet . 2. For a sample lesson using digital tools with the levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy visit my post at: .

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12 Ways To Integrate (Not Just Use) Technology In Education There are a couple dozen ways to ‘use’ technology in education. There are also a couple dozen ways to integrate technology in education. Think those two things are the same? Think that throwing a few iPads and a few Edudemic blog posts into a classroom is the best way to launch a 1:1 initiative? In case you couldn’t guess, it’s not. 10 Awesome New Web Tools for Teachers As is usual here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, every two weeks, I share with you here a list of the most recently released web tools that might probably have some educational potential for your teaching and learning contexts. It's been 7 months ago since I added this section featuring lists of educational web tools to my blog. You can check it to view the lists I shared there so far.These lists are particularly created to help those of you who are busy and have no time left to go online and hunt for the new releases in the world of educational technology.

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Integrate iPads Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy With This 'Padagogy Wheel' You’re going to want to turn on your printer and fire up a PDF viewer. This is just that good. It’s called the Padagogy Wheel and it offers a fantastically useful perspecitve on how to figure out which iPad apps work with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. Created by Allan Carrington, this thing is a monster and deserves some focused attention. So I’d make a personal plea to save the hi-res image (below) or print out the PDF (available here) and then spend your long weekend closely examining this thing. The Padagogy Wheel takes an expanded approach Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and offers 62 iPad apps that fit into the organized chaos that is Bloom’s.

6 iPad Apps That Help You Create Interactive Study Guides With the end of the semester drawing near, so are the plans of preparing students for final exams and standardized tests. Check out these six iPad apps to create fun, engaging, interactive study guides for your students. 1. ScreenChomp - Create a list of equations for students to solve. Student’s task will be to work out the equation and record the steps they took to solve the equation. Excel, interactive spreadsheets for maths education, GCSE, AS and A level, using macros and visual basic for applications. Introduction Here are my Excel files. If you like you can look at the notes and ScreenShot pictures first to get an idea of what they do.

10 Ways To Integrate Technology Using A Single Computer “Can I integrate technology with only one technology device?” is a question many educators ask. You will be amazed at how much technology you can integrate with one device available in your classroom. When I started on my integration of technology, I only had my classroom’s desktop and my cell phone. I was in a high school, so most of my students had mobile devices. But what happens in classrooms where students are younger with no mobile devices?

Flexcel - Flexible Interactive Workbooks in Excel for Maths Teachers About the Project There is a lot of software about for enhancing the teaching of mathematics. Whilst some of this software can be very good, most of it can be restrictive in the way it is used. Teachers often find themselves planning a lesson around a piece of software, rather than planning a lesson around the learning objectives and using ICT to enhance the lesson. This project focuses on creating resources for use in the classroom that will be flexible and interactive. Fruitiny Is The First Real-Time Memory Game. Probably. Remember the game Memory? If you can’t even remember the game, then you may want to start dusting off the mental cobwebs and exploring new ways to boost your brain. What better way than with a vintage-style but highly useful app? That’s the idea behind Fruitiny , a new app from Totano Corp.

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