Better teaching, more learning
23.5K views | +3 today
Follow
Better teaching, more learning
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

Wikihood - An iPad App for Exploring the World - iPad Apps for School

Wikihood - An iPad App for Exploring the World - iPad Apps for School | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Wikihood for iPad is a free app that combines maps and Wikipedia entries. With the app installed and location services enabled Wikihood will determine your location then show you Wikipedia entries about places, people, and events near you."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning - TeachThought

12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning - TeachThought | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Using the iPad for collaborative learning isn’t the most seamless thing in the world. For one, you have to define what you mean by collaborative learning, and here we can loosely define it was “a kind of learning where collaboration is an integral part of the learning process.” This means not just publishing ideas, but publishing them in ways where writers can receive feedback, reflect, and revise their writing or thinking."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

17 Fun Tools To Teach Kids To Code by @ChrisBetcher

17 Fun Tools To Teach Kids To Code by @ChrisBetcher | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"There are many benefits to teaching young people to code. As a musician starts learning a piece of music, the process can be daunting. Musicians, however, naturally start breaking the song into parts. By slowly mastering small phrases, scales, chords, and patterns, the song slowly emerges from the student. The discipline of decomposition and persistence shows up in computer programming too."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

Online PDF Converter - PDFBurger

Online PDF Converter - PDFBurger | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
PDF Burger is a reliable online converter tool to Create, Convert, and Combine PDF files. The service is FREE for personal and business use.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

An apprehensive teacher's guide to… ClassDojo - the guardian

An apprehensive teacher's guide to… ClassDojo - the guardian | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
In the first instalment of a new series looking at technology in the classroom, teacher Siobhan Buchanan explains how this behaviour management tool can engage hard-to-reach students
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

Dyslexia and Assistive Technology - Best iPad Apps for Dyslexia - Jamie Martin - Kildonan School

""Dyslexic Advantage Webinar -Jamie Martin of the Kildonan School shares his current picks for the Best Ipad Apps for Dyslexia. Jamie talks about activating auto-correct speech-to-text, reading, literature, and phonics apps, apps for taking notes and study skills, and math. "
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

12 Amazing Online Tools for Students - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

12 Amazing Online Tools for Students - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Online tools continue to grow rapidly in number, providing teachers and students with a variety of options to select from, but at the same time making it difficult and laborious for them to search for the ones that are worth it. Online tools assist students throughout their school year and help them stay organized and improve their academic performance. Students need to be guided to select such tools wisely as they have a direct effect on their academics.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

13 Best Weather Apps to Take Your Day by Storm - Mashable.com

13 Best Weather Apps to Take Your Day by Storm - Mashable.com | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"We rounded up our top weather apps that combine accurate statistics with clean user interfaces. Take a look at the gallery up top. Any good ones we missed? Let us know your favorites in the comments section."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

This is Why Kids Need to Learn to Code | DMLcentral

This is Why Kids Need to Learn to Code | DMLcentral | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Proclamations like 'kids need to learn to code!' may be accurate but, without some context and conceptual unpacking, they can be rather unhelpful.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

4 Excellent Data Visualization Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Excellent Data Visualization Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

5 Technologies That Changed Education

5 Technologies That Changed Education | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Would you still want to adhere to that old classroom system in education? I guess, in the age of i-phones, i-pads, and technology transforming learning and teaching altogether, you would not. Would you? The developments took place in communication technologies in recent time prompted educators to think anew. And, the emergence of hi-tech gadgets towards the improved style of delivering education really turns our minds to a tech-based learning, which is easy, effective and enjoyable.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Encouraging kids to think in pictures and words can free up their creativity and language skills as they write.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

The App Store Is Getting A Little Bit Smarter With Search

The App Store Is Getting A Little Bit Smarter With Search | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The App Store search engine now leads to improved results for misspelled queries with small typos.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

TED Books App is Now Available for iPad for Free ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"TED Books is an iPad app that provides TED fans with short electronic books produced once a month by TED conferences. The books are less than 20.000 words long "long enough to unleash a powerful narrative, but short enough to be read in a single sitting.""
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

The 10 Best Apps for On-Call / Substitute Teachers - AvatarGeneration

The 10 Best Apps for On-Call / Substitute Teachers - AvatarGeneration | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
On-Call and substitute teachers face a perplexing set of planning-related problems that require each to become a proverbial Jack- or Jill-of-all-trades.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

5 Different Education Apps to Stimulate Your Child’s Mind - Fractus Learning

5 Different Education Apps to Stimulate Your Child’s Mind - Fractus Learning | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
There are currently thousands of brain-stimulating education apps that parents, teachers and students can enjoy. Here are five to get you started.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

5 Advantages of Using the iPad in the Classroom - teachingwithipad.org

5 Advantages of Using the iPad in the Classroom - teachingwithipad.org | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"The use of iPads in the classroom brings a multitude of advantages. Here are 5 of them:"
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

10 Must-Have Free Math Apps - Class Tech Tips

10 Must-Have Free Math Apps - Class Tech Tips | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"There are tons of fantastic math apps for iPads and here are ten you should download today! "
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

mSpy: A terrifying app for spying on another smartphone or tablet user

mSpy: A terrifying app for spying on another smartphone or tablet user | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Those of you interested in preserving your privacy will want to watch out for the mSpy app. When installed on an Android or iOS device, it can track phone calls, location data and ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category - Teachers With Apps

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category - Teachers With Apps | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers and educators around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool, and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you. Read on, and we’ll explore 60 inspiring ways that teachers and students can put Twitter to work in the classroom."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom - Edudemic

The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
I've got news for you. You don't need a billion apps in a one iPad classroom. You need just four and this is how (and why) you should try them out.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

7 Great Dictionary and Thesaurus Apps - Avatar Generation

7 Great Dictionary and Thesaurus Apps - Avatar Generation | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Words on the go… this has to be one of the best uses for smart phone apps out there. Having words, definitions, pronunciations, and synonyms at your fingertip
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

What kind of global citizens are teachers creating?

What kind of global citizens are teachers creating? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
As teachers, our own perspectives should be questioned rigorously as they inform the global citizenship we teach and the future society we shape, argues Caroline Ferguson
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gianfranco D'Aversa
Scoop.it!

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Students Need Professional Learning Networks, Too Learning to create, manage and promote a professional learning network (PLN) will soon become, if it’s not already, one of the most necessary and sought after skills for a global citizen, and as such, must become a prominent feature of any school curriculum.
more...
No comment yet.