ClassBadges is a free online tool where teachers can award badges to students for accomplishments or academic mastery. Through your teacher account, you can award badges customized for your classroom or school. Badges can easily be aligned to academic goals or associated with existing school awards.
“ Yeah. Awe-inspiring may be a bit much. But these six iPad apps are very cool and provide some sweet tools for creating digital stories. Gathering data and working with others to solve problems is a...”
Listly List - Book Creator apps for the iPad - Scribble Press - $3.99, Shutterfly Photo Story- FREE, Picturebook - FREE, Bamboo Paper - FREE, Picturebook: School Edition - $3.99, StoryBuddy 2 - $2.99, Paper by FiftyThree - FREE, Mooklet - FREE, My Story - $3.99, Express Books - FREE, TinyTap - FREE, Book Creator- $4.99, Scribble My Story - FREE, StoryKit - FREE, and Story Creator - FREE
Children love the chance to explore, read, and share their favourite books. We often get so busy with all of the things we must teach them, this time is overlooked. This teacher library used Tellagami App to create and share a quick animated avatar videos about what the children read. What fun the children had... and so many more applications!
Here are some great apps for storytelling and creativity. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are for creating stories in various ways and others are to help kids plan out a story. Matt has listed them in the order of importance for his classroom. The first 10 on the list are the 'must have' for all elementary classrooms.
"Apple has created individual sections of the App Store for kids, which makes finding age appropriate apps for children much easier than it was before. With a few adjustments, you can basically create a kids-only App Store, perfectly suited for children aged 11 and under, but also conveniently broken into different age groups if you’re looking to narrow down to more age appropriate choices. This is different from the general age restrictions that can be set for the App Store, and aims to provide an easy way to browse through the huge amount of kids apps available to iOS."
Creating books on the iPad doesn’t seem like the first thing you might do with one of the popular little tablets, but it’s really quite capable of doing so provided you’re not trying to write the next great novel.
Your students created a wonderful puppet show or movie and turned it into a stunning video that you want to collect, assess and share ... yet you're not exactly sure how. Sound like a familiar scenario? Simple workflow headaches like this can cause serious speed bumps in your iPad program. Let's take a look at a few potential solutions.