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6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads

6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads
The following post is written by Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher . Join EdTechTeacher at the iPad Summit in Atlanta on April 10-12. The app store is loaded with options that allow students to create content on their iPads. From comic strip creators to mind maps, video editing and publishing, screencasting & digital books, the options for individual student creation are expanding. However, collaboration between students is often a critical component of any classroom activity or project and increasingly there are options available that allow for collaborative efforts across iPads. Below are six ways to support collaboration between student iPads that cover the spectrum of creation options that range from text to digital storytelling to video creation. Explain Everything ($2.99) Currently, .XPL (Explain Everything) files can be exported via Dropbox, Evernote, Box, WebDAV and email and the next update of Explain Everything will support .XPL exports to Google Drive. Google Drive (Free) Diigo Related:  iPad

Apps in Education 10 Apps for Documenting Learning One of the things that really excites me about the iPad is the ability of the students to show their learning. I am not talking about the end product here, I am talking about the act of learning that can be shown by students recording their processes. It is often about the student putting the information they have learnt into a context. This is where we really see the mechanics of a student's learning and how this can be individual for each student and in the case of a tool like the iPad, individualised for each student. Here are a couple of apps that give students the opportunity to showcase, share and then reflect on their learning. ShowMe: FREETurn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard! ExplainEverythng: $2.99 AUExplain Everything is an easy-to-use tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. Educreations: FREEEducreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.

Geography and Science - Cross over apps There are a number of apps that are being released that give us direct and instant access to real time data to events and happenings around the world. These apps allow the students in the classroom to have the same data and information that authorities, scientists and researcher have. This is important form the students point of view as it makes the learning more real. Other apps have been designed to get students to think about their own environment and how their decision have an impact not only on the environment now but into the future. TrailMaps: $2.99 AU Navigate with high-resolution topographic maps for the entire United States and GPS functionality, you’ll have the detailed maps you need for a safe and fun trip. Your World: FREE Your World is the best app to learn where the countries of the world s are located. GeoExpert HD:$4.49 Have fun learning to locate the countries and capitals of the world. Happy Planet: FREE This is our planet, earth! GeoData $1.99 Puzzling Plates: $1.99

8 ideas para usar el cómic en el aula y apps para crearlos La semana pasada me afrontaba al reto de inventar, junto con mi hijo, una historia en donde él fuera el protagonista e ilustrar el relato con fotografías, enganchando la creación final en un álbum de papel. El proyecto presentaba la oportunidad de dejar volar la imaginación y por supuesto aprovechar algún recurso TIC. Nos decidimos a crear nuestro propio cómic en formato digital. Siempre asociamos el cómic como un medio de comunicación divertido y muy creativo y por tanto puede aprovecharse para que los alumnos de cualquier edad aprendan un tema a través de su explicación en viñetas. La elaboración de un cómic requiere no sólo del conocimiento de la historia que queremos transmitir, sino que además se han de trabajar otras interesantes destrezas: el razonamiento en forma de secuencia, la narrativa gráfica con concatenación de ilustraciones, el dominio de la informática, la comunicación escrita y el diseño artístico. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Comic Life ComicBook Strip Designer Halftone

Essential Apps for Teachers Here are all the direct links to my reviews for my Apps for Teachers: App #1: Music (free) App #2: Dropbox (free) App #3: Skitch for Evernote (free) App #4: Pick-Me ($.99) App #5: GoodReader ($4.99) App #6: Camera (free) App #7: Numbers ($9.99) App #8: Diptic ($.99) App #9: Media Downloader fka Downloader Elite ($1.99) App #10: Drop Manager for Dropbox ($.99) App #11: Display Recorder ($1.99) App #12: Flipboard (free) App #13: FaceTime (free) App #14: SloPro (most-viewed app) (free, with $3.99 in-app purchase option) App #15: Photosync ($1.99) App #16: WordPress for iOS (free) App #17: iSmug ($1.99) App #18: uSmug ($.99) App #19: Notebook for iPad – SMARTBOARD iPad app ($6.99) App #20: Pinnacle Studio ($7.99) App #21: Pinterest (free) App #22: TeacherKit (free) App #23: Squaready (free, with $.99 pro version available) App #24: Poster for WordPress ($3.99) App #25: Game Show Sound Board (free) App #26: AppsGoneFree (free) A solid App finder for free apps that are usually paid apps App #30: Grade It! Like this:

7 Great iPad Apps to Promote Visual Thinking Today while I was looking for a citation from " Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners " , it dawned on me to compile a list of the popular iPad apps that promote visual thinking. Making Thinking Visible is by all means a must read for those of you interested in knowing how thinking can be made visible at any grade level and across all subject areas through the use of effective questioning, listening, documentation, and facilitative structures called thinking routines. " in which Dan walks his readers through the different practices of making thinking vivid with less words. Based on these reads and to the best of my knowledge, the apps I selected for you today will defnitely help you, your kids and students think visually and visibly. 1- iBrainstrom Capturing and sharing your inner most creative genius has never been easier. 2- iDea Sketch 3- Penultimate The original and most popular handwriting app for iPad. 4- Jot Jot!

The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, and to help you get the most out of it, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of every tip, trick, and tutorial for you. Read on for more. Note: This article was originally published earlier this year, but we’ve updated it with a real lot more content since then, so we’re republishing it for you. We’ll be keeping this page updated as we find more great articles, so you should bookmark this page for future reference. How to Maximize Your iPad’s Battery Life So you got yourself a shiny new Apple device, but you’re so addicted that the battery is running out way too soon—what you need is a couple of tips to keep your battery running for as long as possible, and we’ve got them here. How to Maximize Battery Life on Your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch How to Lock the Screen on Your iPad with iOS 4.x How to Lock the Screen Orientation on Your iPad (with iOS 4.2) How to Pause an iPad App Install How to Force Reboot and Quit Apps Multitasking on the iPad iPadPeek

39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow Friday, October 7, 2011 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World? 5 Great iPad Apps For Early Childhood Teachers10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom40 iPad Apps Librarians Love40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students50+ iPad Apps By a Geography Teacher62 Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom100 Incredibly Useful and Free iPad AppsBest Academic Reference Apps for the iPad- some $$, some freeA Day in the Life of the iPad ClassroomThe Debate Over iPads in EducationDigital Storytelling with the iPad Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom Newer PostOlder PostHome

Free Technology for Teachers Voice Dream Reader Lite - Lärverktyg inom Nackas kommunala skolor Voice Dream Reader Lite är en talsyntesapp med uppläsning av svenska och engelska. Appen kan bland annat kopplas till Dropbox, Google Drive och Evernote. En direktlänk till Google Drive gör att texten i ett Google Drive dokument blir uppläst med markörmedföljning och ställbar hastighet. Begränsningen i Lite versionen är att den slutar läsa efter cirka 300 ord, man får helt enkelt trycka på play flera gånger om en lång text ska läsas. Licens och leverantör: Licens: Voice Dream Reader Lite versionen är gratis Leverantör: Kompatibilitet: Voice Dream Reader Lite fungerar på alla enheter med iOS det vill säga iPhone och iPad. Installation: Användare bör uppgradera sin enhet till iOS 7 samt installera den svenska rösten innan appen används. Appen Voice Dream Reader Lite är gratis och hämtas från Apples App Store. Extra svenska röster "Elin", "Kal", "Emma", "Erik", "Mia" och "Samuel" kan installeras efter att appen har hämtats. Manualer: Tips och tricks:

come usare Imovie How can you use iMovie in the classroom? Well, you can use it for just about “…everything from slow motion videography to documentation, to presentations and everything in-between.” Here are 13 ways to use iMovie in the classroom from to explore. Documentation : Use the camera and microphone to record student work and performances. You might record students reading, to track progress, video record a student playing a short riff in band class, or record a performance in Phys.Ed, or pretty much any other course. Peer Feedback : Use video as a great medium to get students to begin to provide each other with feedback. Self Reflection : Students learning to be self aware and provide self-feedback is one of the most effective things we can teach our students. Creating Movies : Youtube is the most popular and powerful search engine for kids, it is how they communicate. Photo Essay : Photo-essays are powerful ways to convey messages through visuals and text. (source )

Explain Everything X 4 Ways When it comes to flexible iPad apps, nothing quite fits the bill like Explain Everything. Developed as a screencasting app (in my opinion, the best in the app store), I have recently found that I am using the app for anything but screencasting. 1. Image / Poster / Graphic / Diagram Creator: The way I find myself using Explain Everything these days is as a platform to create images or posters. With the built in free hand cutout feature, the ability to import pictures from the iPad camera roll as well as any cloud platform that you have connected to the app, any image can be imported into a blank slide as part of a creation. 2. One of the most underutilized features in Explain Everything is the magnifying glass tool in the left hand menu. *Bonus Idea: Students can use the zooming feature when screencasting in Explain Everything as well. 3. 4. Explain Everything has the ability to open a number of file types using the iPad “open in” feature.

Veckonummer i iPhone och iPad | gustav holmström UPPDATERING: Då detta inlägg blivit länkad lite här och där igen så har jag uppdaterat länken till veckonummerkalendern. Tidigare visade den bara veckonummer fram till i april, nu visar den veckonummer två år framåt, det vill säga fram till 2016. Sverige verkar vara det enda land i världen som använder veckonummer, och i skolan så använder man veckonummer precis hela tiden. Men i iPhonens och iPadens kalender står inte veckonummer med utan man får antingen sitta och räkna i huvudet eller lägga in alla veckor själv som händelser – eller så låter man någon annan göra det åt en! Det finns en del sätt att få in veckonumren. Men till slut hittade jag en tjänst som fixar allt, och alltså lägger in veckonumret som en händelse på måndagen i varje vecka. Gå in på den här sidan i din iPhone/iPad.Klicka på den här länken.Välj ”Prenumerera” på frågan ”Vill du prenumerera på kalendern ”Veckonummer”?

AppShow Technical Preview Version 1.0 (112) 27 Oct 2014, 23:35 148ac58f19fe74ec9317fb59f295fd39 Release Notes Technical Preview (Build 112) License Agreement TechSmith AppShow requires: OS X YosemiteiOS device with iOS 8 or laterA Lightning cable AppShow works best with: Macbook Pro 2012 or lateriMac 2012 or laterMac Pro The Technical Preview With TechSmith AppShow, our newest Labs experiment, we’re exploring a different approach to content creation for people new to video editing. Your App Preview Videos! Have you created an app preview? Feedback Please use our feedback website with any thoughts, feedback, or problems you might be having. Known Issues / Workarounds If nothing on the device screen is moving, recording may pause. Installation Tap Install to start the download. Download Failed? The alert "Unable to Download App" is a generic error message and can have various reasons, for example: Unfortunately, iOS does not provide a detailed error log.