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- 20+ Apps to Support the Digital Storytelling Process

- 20+ Apps to Support the Digital Storytelling Process
2 Comments December 2, 2012 By: Shelly Terrell Dec 2 Written by: 12/2/2012 2:59 PM ShareThis Throughout history, people have learned through stories. PhotoPeach App- Upload images, enter text, and add music to create a dynamic slideshow. Free ebooks & resources Digital Storytelling Tools by Silvia TolisanoEffective Mobile Learning: 50+ Tips & Resources by Shelly TerrellDigital Storytelling in the Classroom by MicroSoft Post: Engaging Learners Through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources Post: 20+ Free Apps that Promote Student Literacy Access my Pearl Tree Bookmarks! Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system: Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords.

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Digital Storytelling Project Examples - iPad Multimedia Tools App Smashing! Using multiple apps to create stories! Book Trailers by using middle schoolers using Puppet Pals, Toontastic, iMovie, and more! Talking Book Characters by middle schoolers using FaceJack, Tellagami, PhotoSpeak and more! ChatterPix Kids: The Angels Speak! 10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program Portions excerpted from new book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman iPads have certainly become a highly desired commodity in education. Apple is reporting that schools are purchasing iPads by a ratio of 2:1 over MacBooks. However, that rush to purchase the latest technologies often precedes the careful planning and preparation that’s crucial to their success as educational tools. Stated simply, technology alone doesn’t have the capacity to improve education.

How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding by Terry Heick How can you tell if a student really understands something? They learn early on to fake understanding exceptionally well, and even the best assessment leaves something on the table. (In truth, a big portion of the time students simply don’t know what they don’t know.)

Top 35 Must-Have Educational iPhone and iPad Apps Used by Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara Karasic For the 2012-2013 school year, teachers with access to mobile technology are teaching kids with these great education apps for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Educators use apps to let their students do everything from practicing their math equations, to determining a leaf’s parent tree, to joining Paul Revere on his ride. Lots of educators (including Apple Distinguished Educators) on Appolicious share their lists of the best education apps for elementary, middle school, junior high, and high school. (See picks for 2011/2012.)

The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning I’m a big fan of encouraging students to accompany learning with gestures and physical movement, particularly, though not exclusively, with English Language Learners. I thought I’d begin a short “The Best…” list on the topic, and ask readers to contribute additions. Here are my choices for The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning: Total Physical Response (TPR) is a mainstay of many ESL/EFL instructors. Teacher Joe has a nice short description of it, and here’s a much more TPR guide from the English Language and Literacy Center. Here’s a study on how gestures improve memory. Turn Pictures Into 3D Models on Your iPad 123D Catch is a free iPad app from Autodesk. The app makes it possible to turn your pictures into a 3D model that you can manipulate on your iPad. To create a model with the app select a physical object that you can photograph with your iPad. Then take a series of pictures of that object as you either walk around it or rotate it slowly as you take pictures of it. Then select the best images from those that you took (20+ images works best) to let Autodesk process and turn into a 3D model for you. Completed 3D models can be shared to the Autodesk community where others can view and use them.

Dynamic Learning & Meaning Making, Conference Strands & Presenter Abstracts, 2012 Conference, islPAL Conference, islPAL International Society on Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning Dynamic Learning & Meaning Making Art Costa - Workshop Title: Assessing the Quality of Your Classroom Questions. Teachers ask a lot of questions. 45 Outstanding iPad Apps for Science Learning To gain basic knowledge on a new topic do not necessarily demand you to read tons of books or sign up for a course. In some cases, you can actually replace the dusty classroom with a tiny App and gain knowledge while sitting at home and having fun. Right now there are a lot of science iPad Apps you can work with to make it easier and more fun to pick up scientific knowledge. In this article, I am are sharing with you a handpicked collection of Apps divided into different disciplines of science. Whether you are a student, a science professional, or just a plain science enthusiast you can take advantage of a wide range of iPad Apps for chemistry, biology, astronomy, earth and environment, and some helpful productivity Apps. You will find that a number of these Apps are free while others cost only a few dollars.

College Readiness: How to Help Students Think Abstractly A rolling stone gathers no moss. Mick Jagger has moss? Don't cry over spilt milk. It's only milk, why cry? Too many cooks spoil the soup. 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