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The 12 Best iPad Apps For The World Language Classroom - Edudemic

The 12 Best iPad Apps For The World Language Classroom - Edudemic | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPad has fundamentally changed how and what I teach in my Spanish classes. First of all, I no longer use textbooks. Ever. Why would I when everything I need and more is available online or through an app? As educators, we are often told to teach students “21st century skills”, but let’s be honest, more often than not; it is the teachers who need to become more proficient in how to reach young people through technology."


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Aplicaciones de Pad Aplicaciones en español

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Europe struggles with digital education

Europe struggles with digital education | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
European higher education remains too conservative to adapt to technological innovations, said a Commission High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education in its report published last week (22 October).

The group, which was launched in 2012 to examine such challenges, makes 15 recommendations to EU member states about how to integrate digital teaching and learning methods in their educational curricula.

Current learning systems are reluctant to leave behind conventional classroom methods and restructure the way universities and schools operate. Teachers do not have the necessary professional training to cope with new ways of schooling. The institutions themselves are poorly equipped with new technologies in order to deliver high quality, online education.

“Although Europe is starting to make progress, it is still lagging behind the US in using new technologies in our universities and colleges,” said Mary McAleese, the former President of Ireland, and chair of the High Level Group. “We should capitalise on the strengths we have, such as the wide use of ECTS [European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System] credits to ensure that digital learning in Europe is recognised, accredited and quality assured.”

Students are also reluctant to enroll in online degree programs, as an alternative to traditional, classroom-based ones, because many online courses do not offer credits towards obtaining a diploma. In fact, one of the group's recommendations to EU countries is that they recognise e-learning as a legitimate part of the educational system, and formalise it.

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Students are also reluctant to enroll in online degree programs, as an alternative to traditional, classroom-based ones, because many online courses do not offer credits towards obtaining a diploma. In fact, one of the group's recommendations to EU countries is that they recognise e-learning as a legitimate part of the educational system, and formalise it.


Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 31, 8:17 PM

Perhaps we all do in various ways/

 

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Ultimate Guide to the Paperless Classroom | Edudemic

Ultimate Guide to the Paperless Classroom | Edudemic | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

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Елена Гончарова's curator insight, October 31, 10:13 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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ChangingAmericaAppGuide.pdf

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A very useful app for educators with a PDF for classroom.

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Today’s apps gone free: Vizzywig, Fonta, Toca Robot Lab and more -- AppAdvice

Today’s apps gone free: Vizzywig, Fonta, Toca Robot Lab and more -- AppAdvice | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Today’s AGF list includes a video editor, a photography app, and an educational game.
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Check these out. Vizzywig is a bit more advanced app than iMovie, for instance.

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teachingwithipad.org - Where did My Camera Roll and Photo Stream go in iOS8?

teachingwithipad.org - Where did My Camera Roll and Photo Stream go in iOS8? | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"People who downloaded iOS8 this week were surprised to find something very familiar missing from their Photos app. Gone is the Camera Roll that we have been so accustomed to. Also gone is the Photo Stream folder that contained the last 1000 photos taken on all our devices. These have been replaced by a Recently Added folder. Looks pretty messy, in my opinion. I enjoyed having the distinction between the two."


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Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, September 21, 4:05 AM

This will probably be something to do with the new photos app that is set to replace iPhoto and Apertur. I'm not really keen on the 'recently deleted' album. 

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A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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Malawi app 'teaches UK pupils a lesson'

Malawi app 'teaches UK pupils a lesson' | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
An app designed to help provide a better education for children in Malawi has had a profound effect on pupils in the UK.
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Van Gogh Museum - App for tablets: 'Touch Van Gogh'

Van Gogh Museum - App for tablets: 'Touch Van Gogh' | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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A free iPad app produced by the Van Gogh Museum. Through the study of three paintings featured on the app students can learn about the composition techniques used by Vincent Van Gogh, a bit about his life when he was creating the featured paintings, and the restoration techniques used by the museum. The featured paintings are View from Theo’s Apartment, The Bedroom, and Daubigny’s Garden. More paintings are slated to be added to the app in the near future.

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83 Social Bookmarking Sites With High PR | Listly List

Give Your Quality Blog Content Instant Prolific World-Wide Distribution With These High Traffic Social Bookmarking Sites | reddit: the front page of the internet, Listly - Lists made easy + social + fun!, Newsvine, Delicious, StumbleUpon, Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters, PennTags /, Scoopit New Zealand - Submit and vote on the news you care about, Social-Bookmarking.Net, and YouMob - LIVE mobs on the web - All Topics

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Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips

Handouts for a Perfectly Paperless Classroom - ClassTechTips | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Handouts is a paperless student/teacher platform for tablet-centered classrooms.  With this app teachers can create handouts to distribute to students by taking a picture of a paper activity sheet ...

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Excellent idea for teaching.

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 24, 11:56 PM

Creación de folletos

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dang, this really sucks, another useless and paperless app for teacher to test
Ness Crouch's curator insight, August 26, 5:39 AM

This looks like a really interesting tool. I'd like to see how I can use this.

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21 Incredible Things Your iPhone Could Do - @Lifehack

21 Incredible Things Your iPhone Could Do - @Lifehack | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"Your iPhone can do all sorts of magical things that you probably aren’t aware of. Here’s a list of some of the iPhone’s coolest hidden features."


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Christopher Philbin's curator insight, August 19, 12:45 PM

Do you have an iPhone? Chances are if you are in college then you do.

MFaculty's curator insight, August 19, 5:06 PM

Some might call these 'hidden features' but I prefer to think of them as simply undiscovered. Perhaps you have a favorite 'undiscovered feature you found or use on your iPhone - if so, why not share?

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Introduction to Google Classroom | Edudemic

Introduction to Google Classroom | Edudemic | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution.

 

While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and approaches within Google Drive that classroom teachers can take that range from manual organization and file / folder sharingto advanced automation with tools such asDoctopus, Google Classroom provides a viable option that strikes a balance – blending tight integration with Google Drive, an intuitive interface and advanced features that experienced Google Drive users are looking for.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 24, 7:58 PM

I added this to my classroom management resources and the free YouTube videos to watch "how to implement" into my 21st Century teaching and learning environment.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 20, 7:45 PM

Introducción a Google aula.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Lesson Plans for Elements 4D and Other Augmented Reality Apps

Free Technology for Teachers: Lesson Plans for Elements 4D and Other Augmented Reality Apps | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Last February Samantha Morra wrote a detailed guest post about using the augmented reality app Elements 4D in chemistry lessons. This week Terri Eiccholz shared the news that Elements 4D now offers a collection of lesson plans that utilize the augmented reality app in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Elements 4D is available for iPad and Android.

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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 1, 1:38 PM

Toch snap ik niet waarom AR zo weinig wordt gebruikt. Prachtige voorbeelden!

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Introducing Weebly for iPad, the Newest Member of the Family

Introducing Weebly for iPad, the Newest Member of the Family | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Today we’re thrilled to introduce Weebly for iPad , the newest member of the family and second most requested feature of all time! We’ve completely re-imagined Weebly for tablet, bringing the...
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The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best iPad Apps to Use with SAMR Model ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"SAMR model is a conceptual framework developed by  Dr. Ruben Puentedura to help you better integrate technology in your instruction. SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition. Each of these four levels correspond with a set of tech-based activities and learning tasks. The strength of SAMR model is that it provides teachers with a robust method to gauge and assess the efficacy of the technology they and their students use in class. Check out this section for more resources on  SAMR."


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Gary Harwell's curator insight, September 27, 12:23 AM

Can we do this?

Zigmas Bigelis's curator insight, September 27, 1:53 AM

Very interesting model - you should study it in detail

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, September 28, 8:51 AM

Substitution - Augmentation - Modification - Redefinition

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Primary Preoccupation - Listening To Reading in a One iPad Classroom

Primary Preoccupation - Listening To Reading in a One iPad Classroom | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
When I speak about using iPads in a primary school classroom, I am often asked about how it would work if I only had one iPad as is the case in many classrooms. This post is the first of what I hope will be several with suggestions as to how to make that work effectively.

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Announcing K12 Online 2014 Presenters

Announcing K12 Online 2014 Presenters | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"Please join the organizers of the 2014 K12 Online Conference in congratulating our selected presenters for this year’s conference! As in past years, our conference is organized into four strands. Each strand has an invited keynote speaker and  additional selected speakers. Our conference begins October 13th with a pre-conference keynote presentation. Strands for 2014 are:

 

Week of Oct 20 – 24: Stories for Learning and Games and Gamification

 

Week of Oct 27 – 31: Passion Driven Learning and STEAM"

 


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John Evans's curator insight, September 23, 8:55 AM

K12online is a fantastic learning opportunity. Everything from past conferences can be found online as well at  http://k12onlineconference.org/

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3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Easy Ways to Integrate iPad into Your Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"Now that the Google Classroom is officially released to all Google Apps for Education accounts, those of you using iPad in their instruction would probably be wondering about possible ways to integrate this new tool with iPad. The video tutorial below will guide you through the process of how students and teachers can use Google Class on their iPad to create and turn in assignments."


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Dafnord 's curator insight, September 13, 1:44 AM

GAFE -Google Apps For Education - saa käyttäjiä nopeammin kuin kilpailijansa Applella tai Microsoftilla.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, September 13, 10:40 AM

Thx John Evans!

Jukka Sormunen's curator insight, September 14, 2:07 PM

Google Education and iPad integration. 

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New App: The J. Paul Getty Museum Highlights of the Collections

New App: The J. Paul Getty Museum Highlights of the Collections | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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A free iPad app that provides its users with an interactive introduction to four artifacts from The Getty’s Life of Art exhibit. The Life of Art app displays a lidded bowl, a silver fountain, a side chair, and a wall light. All four items are ornately decorated while also being functional. On the Life of Art app users can click through the parts of each artifact to learn more about the importance of the decoration and the functions of each artifact. For example, when users tap on the silver fountain they can learn about the coat of arms that is engraved on it, learn about the functions of the fountain, and even learn why it is called a fountain. Each object in the app can be rotated and zoomed in on for examination in further detail.

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MoMA Art Lab iPad app | MW2013: Museums and the Web 2013

MoMA Art Lab iPad app | MW2013: Museums and the Web 2013 | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
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Elementary school and middle school students can use this app to learn about art and create art of their own. On the app students can learn about the processes artists use and how artists use shapes and colors to create art. After seeing how artists create art students can try their hands at creating drawings, paintings, collages, shape poems, and a half dozen other forms of art.

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10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know

10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you hav...
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The 6 best tablets for getting work done in 2014

The 6 best tablets for getting work done in 2014 | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Can you be productive with a tablet? You betcha, provided you buy the right one.

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Mika Auramo's curator insight, August 22, 12:48 AM

Best tablets right now.

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iPads in Education - Free iBook for educators - Lewis Hall

iPads in Education - Free iBook for educators - Lewis Hall | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"Its been a bit quiet on the blog front. Since breaking up i’ve been putting my energy into finishing my iBook…. and now it’s complete!


This is my first iBook which I have designed to guide you from beginner on the iPad to feeling confident enough to use iPad in your classroom."


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Tracy Yndestad's curator insight, August 22, 2:17 PM

If you are new to iPads or are looking for a few new tips download this gem of a book and get learning.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 25, 12:03 AM

Pads en Educación

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Introduction to Google Classroom | Edudemic

Introduction to Google Classroom | Edudemic | ICT & Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution.

 

While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and approaches within Google Drive that classroom teachers can take that range from manual organization and file / folder sharingto advanced automation with tools such asDoctopus, Google Classroom provides a viable option that strikes a balance – blending tight integration with Google Drive, an intuitive interface and advanced features that experienced Google Drive users are looking for.


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, July 24, 7:58 PM

I added this to my classroom management resources and the free YouTube videos to watch "how to implement" into my 21st Century teaching and learning environment.

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Introducción a Google aula.