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- 100 Educational iOS Apps

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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Sheila Fredericks's curator insight, March 22, 2013 2:06 PM

Wow! Cool list! The only drawback is that "free" apps are not indicated as such.

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Tech It Up Tuesday: Sunday Funnies for the Classroom

Tech It Up Tuesday: Sunday Funnies for the Classroom | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Time for the next tech-isode in my new “Tech It Up Tuesday” series in which I will share an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the educational setting. Regardless if i...

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"Create fake tweets"

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"Create fake tweets"

 

The "Twister" template allows you to create fictional "status updates" that can then be printed off for display purposes. Students could be asked

What are the most important people in this topic?What was their most important moment within the topic?What would their comment be about it?What particular keywords would they use within their comment?What hashtag could they maybe use at the end of the message?What nickname did they have / could we invent to use as their username?


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How to Bring Augmented Reality to Your School's Art Show (EdSurge News)

How to Bring Augmented Reality to Your School's Art Show (EdSurge News) | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Our school’s annual art show comes with a twist. This year, at the third annual Spring Interactive Art Show, each student selected two pieces from their art portfolio to display—complete with QR codes and augmented reality!During the school year, as students completed art pieces in their classes, th

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Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

Download Over 250 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Getty Publications just announced the launch of its Virtual Library, where readers can freely browse and download over 250 art books from the publisher’s backlist catalogue.

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How To Turn A Google Doc Into A Website - YouTube

Using the application OverDRIVE, you can not only transform a Google Doc into a website, but you can also edit the site by simply editing the original Doc. T...

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The Scoop on Periscope: Broadcast Live Video to the World

The Scoop on Periscope: Broadcast Live Video to the World | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
I find myself explaining Periscope and how I use it a lot lately. Educators
are eager to live broadcast to connect to each other and possibly use it in
their classrooms. So, what better way to explain my take on this new video
streaming service than in an infographic? 

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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country shared their favorite teaching apps.

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Jeopardy - A Classroom Adaptation

Jeopardy - A Classroom Adaptation | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Adapting quiz shows to use in the classroom is a great way to review everything you have been studying. Jeopardy is a popular American quiz show where the contestants are given the answer and they ...

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5 Creative Ways Schools Can Use Google Forms (That Aren’t Surveys) | The Gooru

5 Creative Ways Schools Can Use Google Forms (That Aren’t Surveys) | The Gooru | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Google Forms is an often overlooked product in the Google Apps Suite. I can see why, who likes to spend their time filling out surveys? But as is the case (…) Read more

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Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom

Four Tools to Help Gamify Your Classroom | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
The first step toward gamifying your classroom can be as simple as taking the "ew" out of "review" with these helpful game-oriented apps, selected and described by tech integration expert Curtis Ch...

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Plickers - Classroom response

Plickers - Classroom response | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, Today, 7:12 AM

This looks like a really inventive way to use QR type codes with a simple app to get students doing quizzes for assessment. Great classroom tool.

Gumersindo Fernández's curator insight, Today, 12:04 PM

This looks like a really inventive way to use QR type codes with a simple app to get students doing quizzes for assessment. Great classroom tool.

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The Open eBooks App Will Allow Children From Low-Income Homes To Access Thousands Of Books For Free

First Book, a new nonprofit, White House-led initiative, has joined forces with publishers, other nonprofits, and the New York Public Library to create an app called Open eBooks that will bring free literature to students across the country. The app is currently being developed by a team of tech leaders working with the New York Public Library, the Digital Public Library of America, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and will provide readers aged 4 to 18 years old, from low-income homes, with thousands of free e-books. 


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The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids

The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids. From 2012 to 2022, the field of computer science is projected to grow 22%, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Tynker | Coding for Kids

Tynker | Coding for Kids | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Tynker makes it fun and easy to learn computer programming. Get started today with Tynker's easy-to-learn, visual programming course designed for young learners in 4th through 8th grades.

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How to Create Moodle Badges

How to Create Moodle Badges | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Badges are new in Moodle 2.5+ . Badges are a great way to motivate users. They are an electronic way to demonstrate that you have mastered a specific skill. Moodle badges may be awarded based on a variety of criteria chosen by the teacher. You can upload your own images as badges or get them from a site such as Badges for Your Moodle.

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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
TeachThought provides 60 different ways to use Twitter in the classroom, based on category.

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Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation


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Kimette Witt's curator insight, June 10, 1:55 PM

Great for flipping lessons!

When I tried to sign up, the google+ option wasn't working:(

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Using iPads in the Classroom? Check Out Classkick

Using iPads in the Classroom? Check Out Classkick | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Classkick (@classkick) is a free, interactive platform in which iPad using students and teachers can work collaboratively. Teachers or students can serve as mentors for each other, and work can be ...

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Handouts- A Great App for Creating, Collecting and Grading Assignments Paperlessly ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handouts- A Great App for Creating, Collecting and Grading Assignments Paperlessly ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

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80+ Google Forms for the Classroom | The Curious Creative

80+ Google Forms for the Classroom | The Curious Creative | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Google Forms is a great tool and I hope to use it more throughout this year. Take a look here for a more detailed introduction and guide to using and creating a

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6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom

6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Presentations look much sharper with the right slide template and eye-catching photos. These tools will improve your slide shows and more.

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Canvas in the Primary Grades

Canvas in the Primary Grades | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Mitch Mosbey is a first grade teacher in Noblesville, IN.  

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A Collection of Some of The Essential Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Collection of Some of The Essential Educational Web Tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

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Taking the Padagogy Wheel for a Spin ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

Taking the Padagogy Wheel for a Spin ‹ Reader — WordPress.com | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

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