7 Free iPad Apps for Educators and Students If you haven’t noticed, we’re a bit obsessed with the iPad here. Our recent survey results show that the use of iPads in classrooms is majorly on the rise. So, here are seven of our favorite apps that every educator should have – and students too! 1. Edublogs We’ll admit, we are biased here. Download Edublogs App Blogging from the iPad (and iPhone) has never been easier. 2. Symbaloo makes it easy to organize all of your favorite websites into one simple and clickable dashboard. Download Symbaloo App With their new app, your bookmarks and favorite links are always with you. 3. This has been my favorite app for a few months now. Download Paper by 53 App Create blank notebooks and write whatever you’d like. 4. A little more powerful than Paper by FiftyThree – and geared more towards typing text. Download Evernote App With Evernote you will never lose a thought or idea. 5. WatchKnowLearn.org is our favorite place on the web for educational videos. Download WatchKnow App 6. Download Dictionary.com App
Word Lens Translator Street Lens is an augmented reality application that gives dynamic information about your surroundings such as shops, restaurants, banks, ATMs, gas stations, landmarks, police stations and other points of interest, shown as virtual signs overlaid on or above buildings. Overview--------------1. Shows important places around you.2. Has more than 7 categories/types of places to show from3. Conveniently switches from Camera view to Map view to list view without any tap of button4. View the details of a place with just one tap5. Details----------Street Lens makes finding the best of what’s around you as simple and natural as looking down a street. Hold your mobile down and you will see all the places in Google Map view. No more asking others for the best cafe. You can choose from one of the following categories1. If you want to just know about popular places nearby, then use the "Closeby" category to display all the places around you. The app is powered by Google APIs.
100 Incredibly Useful & Free iPad Apps If you just dropped a few hundred dollars on an iPad, you might not have much left in your budget to fill it up with apps. Fortunately, app developers have already stepped up and created a huge collection of completely free iPad apps. Below you’ll find over 100 free iPad apps to help you get started. Many of them are only free for a limited time as an introductory special so you’d better grab them fast! If you like this roundup, it’s definitely worth taking a look at our all-new roundup of The Top 100 iPad Apps, in addition to our collections of 100 free iPhone apps, and 100 free Mac apps, both of which contain some brilliant software that doesn’t cost a dime! Utilities Air Video Free – Watch your videos anywhere! Alarm Clock with Tunes Free – A state-of-the-art Digital LCD Alarm Clock for your iPad with built-in Alarm Sounds & Buzzer. Choices – Have you ever been in a situation where you can’t make up your mind on something? Tabulous – What is Tabulous? Business Finance Lifestyle
15 Favorite iPad Apps As Selected By Teachers Out of 125 responses from teachers indicating their top 3 apps, these are the apps that were listed most often. Over the last few weeks, we ran a survey asking teachers to tell us about two or three of their favorite iPad apps that they use in an education-related context. Today we share the apps that were listed most often, and include some feedback from teachers regarding why they like them so much. As it turns out, free apps really outweighed paid apps in our survey responses. Here I list eleven free apps that rose to the top of the list when ranked by numbers of votes, followed by four paid apps that performed as well as the lower ranking free apps. Evernote and Dropbox easily rose to the no. 1 & 2 spots in the ranked list, with about 1 out of 3 respondents recommending at least one of these two popular applications. First, we list the Favorite FREE iPads Apps that teachers indicated they use in their roles are educators: 1. - “It makes my life simpler! 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 10. 11.
The Real Disney Princesses - Classic Disney Since most of the Disney princesses are derived from fairy tales they have gone through many transformations before Disney took their stab at it. I’m going to use the stories I grew up on as “the original”. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) In the original Brothers Grimm story the evil queen tries three times before the poisoned apple to kill Snow White and fails, ones with a poison comb, once with a murderously tight hair ribbon and another time with a similarly tight corset. Each time she is saved by the dwarves. Disney also gets rid of the queens violent smashing of the magic mirror as well as changing the cause of the queen’s demise. In the fairytale she is invited to Snow Whites wedding and forced to dance in red-hot shoes until she drops dead. Even with the many changes Disney has made, both the original ladies and their Disney counterparts have had a great deal of influence on my childhood and I love them all equally.
Symbaloo Goes Mobile I’ve shared before how I use Symbaloo as a startup page for my computers. Rather than using bookmarks, I like the graphical approach that it offers to get to places I frequent daily. Very quickly. This is my own information portal. Yesterday, Symbaloo released an iOS / Android application that truly lets you take it all with you. Hopefully, there is a native iPad application in the works. At the bottom of the screen, you can share your webmix, search for others, or just share with friends. So, in terms of my own productivity, I really like this. At one time, I maintained a Student Reference Portal on a website. With the advent of 1:1 iPad / iPod / iPhone / Android / Mobile / BYO# programs, I see Symbaloo as offering an excellent resource. For a myriad of reasons, it’s worth the time to download the new mobile application, create yourself a Symbaloo account, add some tiles / tabs and check it out. Like this: Like Loading... Related Having it all In "application" Symbaloo - Before and After
Chrome Extensions | Online Accessibility Program WAVE Extension for Chrome A web accessibility evaluation tool developed by WebAIM.org. Web Developer Extension for Chrome This is a Chrome version of the Firefox extension with the same name. With this extension, you can disable CSS, display alt attributes, show headings and other elements via the outline, and display ARIA roles and view a document outline (via "Information"). Color Contrast Analyzer This extension allows you to analyze color contrast on web pages. Accessibility Developer Tools This extension adds an accessibility audit and an accessibility sidebar to your Chrome Developer Tools. You also have options to enable or disable rules. Learn more about the library of code that runs the extension by visiting the Accessibility Developer Tools Git repository. Tenon Check Tests pages against WCAG 2.0 using Tenon.io. ChromeVox This is a screen reader to be used with Chrome. ARIA Validator Scans page for WAI-ARIA implementation issues. Longdesc
My PlayHome / Pocket PlayHome - An imaginative play app for young children, toddlers and preschool kids - iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch How To Capture Ideas Visually With The iPad By its very design, the iPad promotes consumption. Essentially an interactive mobile screen, the combination of physical form and supporting software-based user interface on Apple’s wunder-tablet suggests watching and listening, enabling you to tear the “monitor” off the desk and take it with you. By lacking a keyboard, input and production aren’t quite as natural. That isn’t necessarily because the iPad can’t accommodate such input, but rather that the software–and our habits as users–haven’t completely caught up with the not-insignificant shift in interface. But it doesn’t have to be that way. One microcosm of the potential of the iPad in learning is the concept of visual recording. Visual recording is what it sounds like it’d be. But executing it in practice–and then doing something meaningful with those iPad-captured images–isn’t second-nature simply because it’s not something you do everyday. 1. 2. 3. 4.
Storm Riders manga scans online | Manga Kung | Truyen Tranh Online - Chap TV | Time recent updates: 3:15 am, 30 October, 2012 | Process: EN,Ongoing | TAG: Action, Adventure, Manhua, Martial Arts, Shounen Storm Riders takes us on a journey through an amazing world in ancient China where, aside from the hegemony of the Royal Government, an individual and separate society exists: The World Fighting Association. Conquer, a powerful Kung Fu master, aspires to gain control of the Association and assembles the mightiest force of fighters known to humanity. Forgetting the evil deeds he’s committed in his lifetime; he takes on Wind and Cloud, two very talented and young martial artists, as his disciples. Alternative Name: Feng Yun; Fung Wan; Stormriders; Tian Xia; Tin Ha; Tin Xia; Wind and Cloud Author(s): Ma Wing Shing Artist(s): Ma Wing Shing (Mã Vinh Thành), Đan Thanh Years of Released: 1989 Related Scanlators: gamevn.com, homeviet.org, comicvn.net Reading Direction: Read from left to right.