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62 Ideas For Using The iPad In The Classroom [Presentation] -

62 Ideas For Using The iPad In The Classroom [Presentation] -
If you’ve got a pulse, using the iPad in the classroom is something you’re at least interested in on some level. It’s either why you’re here, something you want to understand better, or you loathe it all and want to make sure to avoid it (it’s been interesting to watch the seemingly growing throngs of Luddites decry learning technology–who knew it all could be so polarizing?) But we digress. Some of the ideas for using the iPad in the classroom in the following presentation by scribd user denag33 are better than others. Projecting an image, making music, controlling your classroom computer, using it as a mini-whiteboard, accessing information, keeping notes, blogging, tracking an IEP checklist, making an impromptu teleprompter, and creating concept maps are some of the better ones. Some of the presentation is a bit janky as well–illegible text, for starters–but the inclusion of both apps and ideas together, along with the sheer number of ideas, made it worth sharing. Related:  Tablet/ipad implementationAppsamlingar

48 Free Educational Apps Rated And Sorted By Grade Level Free educational apps have been a boon to innovation in mobile learning. For free, teachers can try out new approaches to learning with iPads and Android devices. Anything from basic arithmetic and spelling practice all the way to space exploration and historical perspective are available through little bits of software. And for app developers, free apps can be beneficial as well. While they may not directly earn money (unless supported by ads), they can gain valuable market research, establish a brand, and see what sort of tools educators are demanding in their classroom. Tabletas, ¡a por los niños! Desde que llegó el iPad hace menos de tres años, las tabletas se han popularizado mucho. También entre los niños . Todavía está por reflejarse en los balances como el regalo estrella de la campaña navideña, pero a juzgar por lo que se ve en escaparates y estanterías de las tiendas, tienen muchos números para estar en las listas de lo más vendido. Cuando se trata de niños, hay varias opciones para regalarles tabletas. Entre ellas, proliferan los modelos dirigidos de una forma específica a los más pequeños. Las diferencias entre tabletas dirigidas a niños y a adultos son relativas. La gran diferencia entre las tabletas para adultos y las específicas para niños es que estas últimas incorporan una capa de software de entrada orientada al control parental. ¿Es más recomendable para un niño una tableta específicamente infantil que una que no lo sea? Los fabricantes están ante un nuevo mercado potencial, pero todavía les faltan algunas referencias.

50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn 50 Apps That Represent 50 New Ways To Learn by TeachThought Staff Modern learning is in a state of flux as it struggles to find out what it wants to become. Schools continue to merely “add on” learning, while technology strongly suggests new possibilities for inside and beyond the classroom. From learning simulations and mobile learning, to adaptive apps, flipped classrooms, and self-directed learning through amazing digital channels, the possibilities for learning are almost overwhelming. Below we’ve gathered a diverse list of learning apps across iOS and Android from giants like Google, Apple, Microsoft, as well as upstarts like Brainfeed, The Sandbox, and Knowji. Learning through play. 50 Apps That Clarify 50 New Ways To Learn 50 Apps That Represent 50 New Ways To Learn

7 Ways To Use Your iPad In The Classroom To iPad or not to iPad is a hefty question these days. A lot of people feel strongly in one direction about the use of iPads as “the” classroom device of today’s classroom. But like it or not, many schools and classrooms have adopted the iPad as their classroom technology friend, so its worth taking some time to look at great ways to use it. Show (on the big screen) Manage (the classroom) Assess (student work) Interact (with students) Access (your files) Make (instructional media) Learn (new things) I have iPads in the Classroom. Now What?

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely. The following is our list of the 55 best apps for learning we can find. A few notes: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad 1. 2. 3. This app is a fun way for parents, teachers, librarians, and readers to get more information about top rated books at the fifth and sixth grade level. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. SkyORB features many functions as a 3D real-time representation of the planets position around the sun, the ability to hold your device and point toward a visible star and planet and reveal the name by tracking the GPS position, compass orientation, the elevation from the gyroscope, warn the user when a phenomenon is occurs as a full moon, a planet really visible, which is worth the observation. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 25.

25 Ways To Use Tablets In The Classroom When I was a kid, I dreamt about our school desks as computer screens. How cool would it have been to be able to draw, write, and learn directly onto my own computer? As the years went on, people theorized that laptops would take over the classroom, but the price of these devices was too high for a 1 to 1 ratio. It never quite caught on in lower grade schools. See Also: 25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty Now, it is the age of the tablet. Yet, some educators are still skeptical. 1. In a subject like art, people might think, “How could a tablet be useful? It is, but what about an app that helps with color matching and combination, or tools for interior design where the child can map out their project in concept before getting to work? When they are done, they can share in galleries with other students for critique and encouragement. 2. App developers have continually surprised the public with the complexity of tools they are able to create for tablets. 3. 4. 5. 6.

The Pepper Mill | Well seasoned Ideas, edtech and ramblings to help with the daily grind Using the Apple iPad in the classroom Q: Where do I find educational apps for use in my class? A: Visit Apple's Education Store for a full aray of apps for learning. Here is a list of some other great sites. Q: How do I display my iPad or iPad 2 in my technology classroom? A: In order to connect your iPad to the classroom projector, you will need the Apple Dock Connector to VGA adapter. These can be purchased at the Cal Student Store in the Martin Luther King Jr. If using Keynote, check out this MacWorld article - Presenting with the iPad: Tips and tricks for taking Keynote for iPad on the road Q: When I connect my iPad (1st generation) to the projector, nothing displays! A: The 1st generation iPad’s support for VGA output is app dependent, meaning that developers had to specifically write their programs to utilize the VGA output. Q: What apps support VGA output on the 1st generation iPad? A: These apps have been tested by ETS and support the VGA output directly. Q: How can I display a PDF document? A: No.

24 Essential iPad Learning Tools From edshelf by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Use iPads in your classroom? Then you will need this collection of essential tools. All work on the iPad, either as a mobile app or an iPad-compatible website. This collection is curated by Melissa Hero, a high school biology and AVID teacher. Included are stalwarts such as Quizlet and remind101, as well as file-sharing tools (Dropbox & Google Drive), student assessment tools (Socrative & InfuseLearning), and note-taking tools (Padlet & VideoNot.es). Which iPad-compatible edtech tools do you consider essential? 24 Essential iPad Learning Tools From edshelf Image attribution flickr user smemon

Apps útiles para la tablet del docente Desde que empezaran a comercializarse, las tabletas han ido ganando adeptos y la cifra de usuarios que poseen uno de estos dispositivos ya se acerca al 23%. Los centros educativos, atendiendo a esta realidad, pueden prepararse conociendo qué herramientas permitirán al profesorado organizar su clase desde las tabletas. FUENTE: La era de las tabletas (La Vanguardia.com) En esta ocasión, el texto de referencia realiza un análisis detallado de la implantación de las tablets en nuestra vida cotidiana, comparándola a la extensión y uso de otros dispositivos tecnológicos como los smartphones o teléfonos inteligentes, los PCs, los ordenadores portátiles e, incluso, la televisión. El autor nos ofrece gran cantidad de datos al respecto y su análisis nos permitirá componer una imagen detallada de la realidad en el uso de este tipo de tecnologías. Finalmente, también podemos analizar de forma crítica algunos de los datos ofrecidos en el artículo de partida.

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