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5 Good iPad Apps for Social Studies Students

5 Good iPad Apps for Social Studies Students | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"As social studies teacher I’m drawn to any iPad app that I think students will enjoy. After four months of writing this blog I’ve found some that really stand out from the crowd. Here are my five picks for good iPad apps for social studies lessons."
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Free App: Ultimate Shark Free - iGameMom

Free App: Ultimate Shark Free - iGameMom | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"(This) week is Shark Week. It is the perfect time to learn something about shark, and I find a perfect app for that – Ultimate Shark Free from Discovery. Included in the app is information about 10 deadliest sharks: Great White, Tiger, Bull and others. It is packed with stunning pictures and videos, well written texts. Kids and adults will learn a lot about sharks from the app: each shark’s size, habitat, body parts, such as teeth, life span, …"
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Is Your Private Information Safe on Social Media? [Infographic]

Is Your Private Information Safe on Social Media? [Infographic] | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
An infographic detailing which states have the most identity fraud complaints, the most popular strategies used, and some ways to protect yourself.
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21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf

21 Common Core-Aligned Math Apps for High School Students From edshelf | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A collection of teacher-approved Common Core-aligned iPhone and iPad math apps for high school students, such as Desmos, Algebra Touch, Geometry Pad, etc.
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5 Ways To Participate In Online Courses - Edudemic

5 Ways To Participate In Online Courses - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Face-to-face discussion basically never happens in online courses. Here are five ways to start communicating whether you're a teacher or student.
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Book Writer - eBook, PDF creator

Get Book Writer - eBook, PDF creator on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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My 5 Best Social Media Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

My 5 Best Social Media Tips For Teachers - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Before the first school bell rings this year, don't forget what you've learned this summer and be sure to remember these social media tips for teachers.
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10 Digital Field Trips For The Modern Classroom - Edudemic

10 Digital Field Trips For The Modern Classroom - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Are you ready to explore the world without leaving your classroom? These digital field trips are the perfect way to safely learn about everywhere.
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Try Book Creator for iPad for Free

Try Book Creator for iPad for Free | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Book Creator for iPad is my favorite iPad app for creating narrated multimedia books on my iPad. Book Creator costs $4.99 (less with volume purchasing), but you can now try it and create one entire book for free. If you’re trying to convince someone in your school that Book Creator is worth purchasing, have that person try the free version first.
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We Should Be Doing More Than Teaching Digital Citizenship - Matt Gomez

We Should Be Doing More Than Teaching Digital Citizenship - Matt Gomez | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The quote above is one of my favorites about digital citizenship. My classroom is a global classroom but I don't teach digital citizenship. My students are actually digital citizens and we learn a...
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8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users

8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Looking to get even more out of Evernote? Check out our tips for power users to ramp up your productivity.
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10 Brain Tips To Teach and Learn | SharpBrains

10 Brain Tips To Teach and Learn | SharpBrains | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Here at 10 more brain tips to teach and learn
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14 Teacher-Recommended Classroom Management Apps - TeachThought

14 Teacher-Recommended Classroom Management Apps - TeachThought | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
" One of the top frustrations of classroom teachers is behavior management. Keeping your little learners engaged, focused, and respectful is a constant process. Easier said than done though, right? Perhaps this collection of apps from South Carolina math and engineering teacher Chris Beyerle can help. They aren’t a panacea and technology can only go so far, but having these tools in your arsenal will keep you better equipped."
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Using collage apps in Visual Art | iPad Art Room - iPad Art Room

Using collage apps in Visual Art | iPad Art Room - iPad Art Room | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Sometimes the best apps are not on the App Store in the education section. Check out collage apps! These little ‘photo organisers’ that function like digital album pages, are usually found on instagram and collections of selfies abound! Sure, these compilations are cute, but having seen what these apps can do, we got some ideas for some very exciting applications in the classroom..."
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8 Classroom Apps To Try This Fall - The EdTech Round Up

8 Classroom Apps To Try This Fall - The EdTech Round Up | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Despite my best efforts to slow down time, summer break is quickly drawing to a close. And, while summer break is obviously one of the best things humankind has ever come up with, I am excited to...
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10 questions to help you become a better teacher...

10 questions to help you become a better teacher... | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
I read the post 10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year by Terry Heick with interest. The post grabbed my attention as I often sum up my own ideas in ten points. It has so.. In my opinion, focusing more on learning and less on teaching is a more worthwhile endeavour.
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10 Beautifully Illustrated Children’s Books Made For The iPad

10 Beautifully Illustrated Children’s Books Made For The iPad | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
In truth, there is a handful of beautifully illustrated books that let kids discover the joy of storytelling. A great picture book comes as much from the written words as the illustrations that bring life to those words.
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Video and Screencasting Apps for Learning

Video and screencasting apps can help teachers develop their own tutorials for students (similar to Khan academy) or can be used so students can make their own
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Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Best Apps for Teaching & Learning 2013 | American Association of School Librarians (AASL) | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
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This Is What 5 Motivated Students Can Accomplish - Edudemic

This Is What 5 Motivated Students Can Accomplish - Edudemic | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Some of us succeed during our adulthood, but others (like these motivated students) are so unusual and talented, that they become famous during childhood.
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To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!

To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
Second-grade teacher Erin Klein wanted a classroom where students could move around freely, sit comfortably, and work together. So she got rid of her desks.
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Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom - The Guardian

Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom - The Guardian | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The Guardian Teaching spelling and grammar is still vital in a technology-driven classroom The Guardian In a recent article for The Telegraph, Sugata Mitra, professor of educational technology at Newcastle University, claimed that in today's...
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iPads in the classroom: Creating faculty and students tech-savvy risk takers

iPads in the classroom: Creating faculty and students tech-savvy risk takers | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
The iPad is not just a cool toy — it’s an invaluable tool in the classroom. In fact, the iPad and other technologies are changing how children learn. But today’s teachers and soon-to-be teachers didn’t learn with iPads or much technology in the classroom. So how will they be able to be effective teachers through technology? Cyndi Danner-Kuhn, faculty/education technology integration coordinator for the College of Education leads the college’s efforts to make their faculty and students tech-savvy risk takers. - See more at: http://www.found.ksu.edu/homepage-features/ipads.html
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50 Awesome Facts About Earth To Share With Your Class [Infographic]

50 Awesome Facts About Earth To Share With Your Class [Infographic] | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
I bet you don't know the vast majority of these facts about Earth. I sure didn't and thought I was on my game. Guess not!
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tiOS vs. Android: What App Platform Should I Choose?

tiOS vs. Android: What App Platform Should I Choose? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
"Alright, so you've waded through the native app versus responsive website debate and based on the needs for your needs and your business, you decide you need a native app. The next thing to figure out is the age-old question: "iOS or Android?""
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