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iPads in Education- Examples from the Classroom

Let's look at the way we use iPads in the classroom. Are there merely a tool to automate traditionally taught tasks?


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Learn how TeacherCast provides Global Prof Dev

Learn how TeacherCast provides Global Prof Dev | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
In this video webinar, Jeff Bradbury discusses how TeacherCast is helping out educators worldwide.
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6 Great iPad Apps to Organize your Class ~ Educ...

6 Great iPad Apps to Organize your Class ~ Educ... | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
If you are using or planning to use iPad in your instruction the apps below are definitely a must have. These are apps that will help you organize your class and enhance students learning.
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Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Educational Websites

Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Educational Websites | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities in the world, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly. Many stud
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105 Free Moodle Video Tutorials

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105 Free Moodle Video Tutorials! We know that you love Moodle. This is why we created the following list. Show your appreciation and share it with people interested in Moodle.
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Moodle_UK's curator insight, September 14, 4:03 AM

Useful list of Moodle videos

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eLearning vs Classroom Training—How Different Are They?

eLearning vs Classroom Training—How Different Are They? | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
The following is a list of the main differences between classroom training and eLearning to help new professionals in the industry get started.
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EDpuzzle- make a lesson out of any video

Make any video your lesson. Edit a video by cropping it, adding your voice or embedding questions. Then, track your students with powerful hassle-free analytics.
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5 Accessible Design Tips for Blended Courses -- Campus Technology

5 Accessible Design Tips for Blended Courses -- Campus Technology | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Revamping a course to be accessible to students with physical or learning disabilities can help make it more accessible to everybody else too.

 

Blended learning typically involves an element of student control over when, where and how learning takes place. But what happens if a student isn't very good with "self-direction, self-pacing and self-motivation"?

 

As Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki, a senior academic researcher and associate professor at Landmark College in Vermont, expressed it, those are "critical areas of weakness" for students with learning disabilities — and they can be problems for mainstream students as well.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 4, 11:22 PM

Solid advice for designer and teachers. Accessible Design (Universal Design?) is good for all learners, but essential for those with learning disabilities.

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HOWTO: prepare and share audio from Skype interviews

HOWTO: prepare and share audio from Skype interviews | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
I’m currently in the process of interviewing people with regards to updating the Web Literacy Map. I’ve been asked to share the process I’ve got for doing that, so here goes. Note that there are...

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Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic

Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, September 12, 12:00 AM
Thanks for sharing!
Ness Crouch's curator insight, September 13, 4:02 PM

This infographic is useful because of the ideas for how it should be used and how it can be used.

Sarah Ogden's curator insight, September 15, 10:24 PM

Terrific for getting our new users organized! 

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DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy

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Tracey Duffy's curator insight, August 5, 4:39 AM

Looks a really interesting tool for collaborative photo sharing.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 12, 3:25 AM
DropEvent - Photo sharing made easy
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Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time

Share Your Slides and Run Polls At the Same Time | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
EverySlide is a free (for educators and students) service that allows you to share your slides directly to the iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, and Android devices used by members of your audience. As you move through your shared slides you can pop-up a poll to gather feedback from your audience.
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321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology - eLearning Industry

321 Free Tools for Teachers - Free Educational Technology - eLearning Industry | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
At this article you will find 321 Free Educational Technology Tools for teachers, online educators, instructors and eLearning professionals.
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Using Apps for Assessment

This session will look at 3 different apps all about assessment with ipads. You will learn about PocketPoll, Socrative and Infuse Learning.

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Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You | Edudemic

Trying Out Gamification In the Classroom? These Tools Are For You | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Getting students actively engaged and learning by leveraging the power of gamification in the classroom is a hot trend these days. The idea of getting students learning, sharing, and laughing by using gamification shows great promise, to be sure.
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What 10 Edtech Tools Will Educators Use This Fall? (EdSurge News)

What tools are educators most excited to use this school year? Teachers, administrators and more tuned in to #edtechchat on Monday, August 11 to share their top edtech picks and strategies for the new school year.
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Minecraft for Educators | Canvas Network

Minecraft for Educators | Canvas Network | Ict4champions | Scoop.it

Our course is for anyone who is interested in using Minecraft on your platform of choice to help others to learn. You could be a Teacher in Primary school looking to get kids interested in History, or a High School Teacher looking to run lunch clubs in coding and crafting, or maybe you are a parent who is home-schooling their child and would like to use the power of their favourite game to get them interested in writing fiction.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 4, 11:12 PM

Shall we play a game? Engagement and all those good ideas await.

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How Social Media Is Rewiring Our Brains [Video]

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New technologies are not just changing our behavior -- they're rewiring our brains.

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10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic

10 Ways To Use Instagram In Your Classroom | Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Instagram is a hugely popular social network for photo sharing. Though the use of social media in the classroom may have skyrocketed, Twitter and Facebook definitely reign supreme as the key social media tools for schools and teachers. Somehow, despite the widespread popularity of Instagram, few teachers are employing it in the classroom. We’ve heard …

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10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic

10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs - Edudemic | Ict4champions | Scoop.it
Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be invaluable to educators.

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Shawn Galvin's curator insight, August 1, 9:35 AM

Learned a few things here.

Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, August 1, 10:40 AM

Tha nks!  Always  looking for this kind of advice!

Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, August 1, 3:08 PM

Nice general overview of functions within Google Docs that can be helpful for teachers.