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Integrate iPads Into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy With This 'Padagogy Wheel'

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. 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. See Also: 35 Digital Tools That Work With Bloom’s Taxonomy What do you think of some of the apps and where they’re placed on the wheel? The Padagogy Wheel by Allan Carrington is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License .

Flexbooks help Georgia district keep up with math mandates A new flexbooks program will be implemented this fall in math classrooms across a suburban Atlanta school district to keep up with changing state requirements and reduce textbook costs. Henry County Schools is using Edgenuity software on newly purchased iPads in its math classrooms, nicknaming the program “flexbooks” because teachers and administrators will have the flexibility to create customizable math content for each classroom and student, says Assistant Superintendent Aaryn Schmuhl. Parents will also have access to the content online so they can help students with homework. “We’re not just putting tablets in the hands of the students,” he says. Henry County schools have been facing budget cuts and looking to reduce textbook costs since 2007, while Georgia’s math curriculum requirements have changed three times in the last decade, most recently with the Common Core State Standards, Schmuhl says.

iPads in education: Education Dive's ultimate guide The iPad is already an education phenomenon, and Apple will be pushing even more education features when iOS 7 launches later this year. Here at Education Dive, we see more case studies and reports every week about who is using or developing for the iPad, and schools have become battlegrounds where the device is winning some wars—as well as contracts. So what do you need to know before deciding if your university or school district should buy one (or 11,000)? Education Dive assembled all of our resources and recent news reports in one handy list to fill you in. Take a look at these features, and you'll be an iPad education expert in no time. 1. 2. (Image credit: Flickr user Tokyo Times) 3. 4. 5. (Image credit: Flickr user flickeringbrad) 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Would you like to see more education news like this in your inbox on a daily basis?

bookabi Subtext iPad/iPod-Touch/iPhone Apps for SPED/Special Needs by David Ligon Our preK-12 district is rolling out iPads this fall to support a SPED program, and so one of my objectives for attending the ISTE2010 Conference in Denver was to identify the latest SPED apps for these devices to use in our program. My research included discussions with Meg Ormiston, who let me know about the TCEA i*apps Spreadsheet (which appeared to be missing a SPED column), Camilla Galiolo who showed me apps she used in a recent pilot for autistic students, and Cindy Peters who gave me detailed info on which apps she uses in her work with special needs kids. In lieu of a more specific i*app resource for special needs, both Camilla and Cindy recommended use of typical age-appropriate iPad educational applications which are geared toward the desired cognitive level. I need to do more extensive research on the subject, but at this time there does not seem to be widespread knowledge about the use of i*app resources for special needs. iBooks - Free awesome reading app. Receptive by Class

- Get Organized With Free Apps Highlight apps are great for preparing for end-of-year exams or just regular coursework and can be particularly helpful for students who have trouble with organizational skills. Show Me Free- This is not only an interactive whiteboard but also a voice recorder. We all know that inserting pictures or color code helps reinforce ideas. IBrainstorm Free- This is a drawing tool that also incorporates sticky notes on a corkboard background. SimpleMind+mind mapping Free- The free app allows you to build a mind map, which helps users brainstorm and then arrange their ideas. Idea Sketch $.99 Idea Sketch lets users easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. Vicki Windman is a special education teacher at Clarkstown High School South and the founder of App-oplexy, a website devoted to apps for special-needs children and adults.

Resources for Teachers The demands made on teachers are ever increasing. Schools are much more than academic institutions now, and teachers are much more than 'passers on' of content knowledge. Teachers are called on to be careers advisors, relationship counsellors, tour guides, life coaches and much more! In this climate, it's important that teachers use the little time they have as effectively as possible. Let's face it, no one wants to be entering data twice, or doing things that aren't necessary. So that's what this section of the Appitic website is all about.

A List of Some of The Best iPad Resources for Teachers Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has devoted a lot of its space to iPad and its educational usage. I know Android is not as much covered as iPad but as I have said before my second blog Teacher's Mobile Technology has all the educational apps and tips on how to use both Android and iPad, check it out and subscribe to stay updated about the future releases. Today's post is a culmination of all the hard work we have been doing here during this year. We have curated a list of some of the best iPad resources for teachers and educators. These are resources that we trust as being highly educational and can help you a lot in your daily search for apps to use with your students. 1- Cybraryman's iPad Page I am so impressed by the great work this man does in his website. 2- Teacher's Mobile Technology This is our second blog where we feature daily reviews of the best educational apps for both Android and iPad. 3-Teachers with Apps 4- One Place for Special Needs 5- Kinder Town 8- Appitic