Following the publication of " how to do research " I received several emails from some of you suggesting a set of interesting web tools to share with you . Most if not all of these applications have...
"Throughout the last few years I've compiled quite a few lists of my favorite sites for a variety of subjects. Over the last year and a half one might have noticed that my lists have started to change and instead of focusing on sites I've been focusing more on apps as "mobile learning" has really taken off. It seems now a days a person can find an app for almost anything. Specializing in Ed Tech I review sites/apps all the time and decided to start posting my favorites for different subjects. Below are my favorites for Math."
"Educators are beginning to see the potential of using mobile devices and apps for ongoing professional development as well as to improve literacy and cognitive development for learners. Apps are equipped with several features that motivate learners to create stories, presentations, and projects that are hands-on and use their creativity as well as their critical thinking skills. Once an app is downloaded, many features can be accessed without an Internet connection. Educators can also use various apps at conferences to connect with other educators or capture a presentation. Below are the various apps nominated by teachers for an Edublog Award so they must be worth checking out. Each has a link and a description. Make sure to check out the Edublog Awards for blogs, wikis, and web tools that teachers worldwide have recommended."
Are you getting your first iPad today? There are tons of apps out there, and we’re to help you sort out the best of the bunch. With our handy AppLists and AppGuides, you can find the best apps to start your iPad experience off right!
5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads And How To Correct Them | Edudemic. A great read on how to approach iPads in your school and what not to do. Strong arguments that help us to make sense of how iPad fit in the ...
The rise of educational learning videos is giving students access to the world's greatest thinkers and educators , leveling the playing field for all. The inclusion of video materials in teaching is also another way to get students engaged and arouse their motivation about what they are learning.
Visual stimulants can easily excite the brain cells and thus generate attention, an element which every teacher struggles to meet in their teaching objectives.....
"Evernote is definitely one of the apps I use everyday. It helps me stay organized and scales up my productivity. However, the app has even more to offer when used with other partner apps. These apps are particularly useful in expanding Evernote functionality and in providing you with a richer and organized experience."
"In this six-part series, I will highlight apps useful for developing higher order thinking skills in grades K-5 classrooms. Each list will highlight a few apps that connect to the various stages on Bloom's continuum of learning. Given the size and current exponential growth of the app market, I will also assist educators in setting criteria necessary to identify apps that maintain the integrity of teaching for thinking."
14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in ClassMindShift (blog)For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there's wisdom to be learned from others who've gone down that road.