"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.
"Science apps are the most abundant in iTunes. There are several solar systems, and periodic table. If you search science in iTunes, you will find pages. The only thing science apps are missing is a projection app."
Over the last few days I've been working with my school's technician to rollout 30 iPads; 10 for staff and 20 for pupils. We'd both never done this before, and didn't really know what we'd find along the way.
Here is a great list of excellent books for parents, teachers and librarians to share with kids who are learning to read! As a parent, my main goal when reading aloud to my kids is not to teach my kids to read.
Our Best iPad Apps has recently undergone a full overhaul to keep up with the changes on the iTunes App Store. 13 fresh applications have been included in the latest update, many of which are worth a look.
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Government TechnologyApple iPad restrictions unpopular with some studentsSangre de Cristo ChronicleBy Eric Fincher Students throughout Cimarron Municipal Schools now have access to state-of-theart Apple iPads, but not every student is happy with...
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 ...
I'm excited to introduce TeacherView Report Cards, featuring authentic reviews by teachers of the tools, texts, and technology they use in the classroom every day. Our first survey focuses on math textbooks, a subject that ...
After a $65000 investment, administrators at Chatham Hall had a plan for their iPad program, which has gained some attention for its uniqueness. On Wednesday, representatives from three other schools — St.
Spreaker is a service for creating podcasts and broadcasting them to the world as live or recorded productions. If you want to simultaneously broadcast live and record your podcast for re-release later, you can do that too. The Spreaker virtual mixing board provides tools for mixing in buffer music and editing voices. The video below provides a brief introduction to Spreaker.
It's Time for Technology to Disrupt EducationHuffington Post (blog)I recently attended Imagine K12's "demo day" where a group of startups in the education space pitched their companies to potential funders.