Borders Communication 4 All Resources to Support Inclusion The borders below have been created using Microsoft Publisher. They print over multiple landscape pages of A4. Please email if you have any order requests. These letters are available in plain black but feel free to email with another colour choice Why App Smash? Inspired by the last #1to1iPadChat , I thought it was time to post on the world craze that is App Smashing. The term App Smash was coined by the great Greg Kulowiec (@gregkulowiec) from EdTech Teacher fame. It is a hot topic in EdTech and obviously has its own Hashtag – #AppSmash. What is an App Smash?
The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. iPad Apps that work with Smartboards The iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen. The students in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom gets to see the apps at work. Have a look at the list below to see if any of these might be useful in your classroom. If you have others that should be added to this list please leave a comment with the name of the app and we will add it to the list. Doceri: FREE Turn your iPad and classroom computer into an Interactive Whiteboard with Doceri.
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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered Too often the word on the street is “my school or class has new iPads but we don’t know what to do with them.” The best part about these devices is that they get the learning into the actual hands of students- make learning “hands-on.” That is NOT a new concept. Dewey, Montessori, David Kolb knew this long before the digital age- constructivism is one of the most effective ways to learn anything. These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country. Once Upon a Time … An Overview of the Children’s Book App Market – Guest Post by Julie Brannon This post originally appeared in the December 2011 edition of The Social Media Monthly. Author Julie Brannon is a marketing specialist with a focus on book apps. Readers of online newspapers are accustomed to finding interactive media interspersed with their daily reading which can now include videos, interactive graphs, social feedback and other enhancements. Publishers of digital books are beginning to experiment with mixing various media into their books as well. A great place to glimpse existing innovations that move toward this digital future is in iOS children’s book apps.
List of Social Media Tools Social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Many of these are new, rather than repeats from a previous post. Please be aware that this blog is not responsible for any communication/collaboration/image/video or any other item that is seen, read, viewed or heard or in any other manner, as a result of clicking on these links, which go to sites outside of this blog. Social Media type is listed first followed by an example of that media type: Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Wists – social shopping with image bookmarking and creation of lists – ditch the shopping part, keep the image bookmarking and creating of lists, YoonoSocial Learning Management System (LMS) - TOPYXSocial Network Aggregator - NetvibesVlogging (Video blogging) – Blip.tv
Grading Assessments Using rubrics and providing student's feedback via the iPad has not been an area that has received a great deal of attention. This is, however, starting to change. I have recently spoken to a number of teachers who have developed apps that will allows teachers to use the iPad as a viable way of assessing student work. Some of these apps actually do more than just mark work.
Quickly create Google documents in a specific folder through these special links - #Eduk8me Yesterday I showed the special links you can use to create Google documents. But what if you want to create new documents in a particular folder? I create a new folder for every school year. For example, this year I have a folder named 16-17. Anything I re-use from last year I make a copy of it from the 15-16 folder and put it in the 16-17 folder.