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Tech Tools For Teaching: Augmented Reality - Famous Nebraskans Come to Life

Tech Tools For Teaching: Augmented Reality - Famous Nebraskans Come to Life | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"I have been intrigued with Augmented Reality (AR) since the Ed Tech Teacher conference I attended last April in Atlanta and subsequent discussions with my colleague Jenny Krzystowczyk (@jennykbps). I was reinvigorated to dig deeper into AR after a GHO with Sue Gorman (@sjgorman) with our iPad Academy. "
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AR is adding a bit of interest and lots of gasps in education and continues to amaze. If you haven't looked into AR then it's time you did. Takes a bit to get into it but worth the journey.
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Note taking and the iPad - Educate 1 to 1

Note taking and the iPad - Educate 1 to 1 | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ Note taking with digital tools during lessons or lectur …”
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As teachers we need to make the most of the iPad. Note taking is one area we can teach our students to do better than pen and paper. Notability is one app where we can teach our students how to take advantage of the iPad. We must teach the students how to annotate text with notes, diagrams or even voice to demonstrate their understanding or to question the info and so on. Don't assume they know how to take notes or annotate. Take the time and Teach them! A bit of repetition won't hurt.
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ISTE Infographic: Ready, set, blend!

ISTE Infographic: Ready, set, blend! | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“The basic cognitive skills needed by previous generations are no longer enough. Students in the conceptual age must also master the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, including creation, metacognition and self-actualization.“It will require an upgrade to our curriculum, new instructional methods and materials, a new profile of a global graduate and an open mind,” say Smith, Chavez and Seaman.For ideas about how to re-create your classroom for the conceptual age, including potential classroom setups, blended learning models to mix and match, and a curriculum design process, take a look at the infographic”
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Blended learning is a term we hear more about and yet we may not quite understand what is meant. This info graphic may shed some light on the topic and lead to some changes in your classroom. A blend of face-to-face and online tasks can improve student interest, motivation and learning.
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The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius

The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

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We currently have Facebook blocked but is that the right thing to do? Many would say it is but just as many say that it has a place in the classroom. Whatever your views this article may shed some light on social media possibilities. Maybe Pinterest has a place in your class especially when showing students how to gather and share their findings within class. It may well be that eventually, with teachers experimenting with media such as Pinterest, the ban can be lifted and social media explored in the classroom.
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How To Do Green Screen Photography on an iPad at School - Jonathan Wylie

How To Do Green Screen Photography on an iPad at School - Jonathan Wylie | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“ There are lots of great learning opportunities when you use green screen effects in the classroom. I’ve written about some of those before, but almost all of them involved green screen movies. What about green screen photography? Is that possible on an iPad? It is, because there’s an app for that. Recently I was reminded of the ability to do green screen photography when I read a blog post by Dr. Wesley Fryer. He did a green screen photo booth at the Fall Festival of the school he works at in Oklahoma. Great idea. So how do you do it? It all starts with the Green Screen app by DoInk. The rest is easy! Here’s how it works.”
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Many opportunities are presented with this approach. A report from the trenches at Gallipoli or in front of the pyramids. All possible with green screen technology and opens up many possibilities in all subjects.
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What Your Smartphone Is Doing To Your Body & Mind

What Your Smartphone Is Doing To Your Body & Mind | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
On average, people pick up their smartphone 221 times a day to do things with it. It's no secret that we are getting more and more addicted to these handsets, but have you wondered what effect that is having on your mind and your body? Scientists are definitely curious and have a few ideas
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May be something you would like to discuss with your classes. We are all guilty of this trait to some extent and it's a good discussion to have.
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Use Word Clouds in eLearning or face to face in your writing classroom.

Use Word Clouds in eLearning or face to face in your writing classroom. | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Encourage learners to use word clouds to revise and edit their assignments.
Ask learners to read over the essays or assignments they just created and pick and choose keywords. Then, encourage them to create a word cloud with these words, so that they can determine if their work is on-topic and relevant, or if it needs to be revised and edited further

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Word Clouds are a great tool.  Here's one idea for incorporating into your classroom as a learning tool for students.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 13, 2014 10:54 AM

10 suggestions that will appeal to any writing teacher. Written for online teachers, this article fits any class setting; online, blended, or traditional. 

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7 Ways to Use Technology With Purpose

7 Ways to Use Technology With Purpose | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
From educator and speaker A.J. Julian comes this thoughtful list of 7 different ways we can all use technology with purpose.
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Here are some ideas to further your classroom efforts with technology.  I particularly like the ideas behind journals, collaborating and better research.  The notion that students can research on the web effectively without being taught is one we all have to address. I will add some sites that help in this regard in the coming posts.

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Tech Tools For Teaching: Augmented Reality - Famous Nebraskans Come to Life

Tech Tools For Teaching: Augmented Reality - Famous Nebraskans Come to Life | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"I have been intrigued with Augmented Reality (AR) since the Ed Tech Teacher conference I attended last April in Atlanta and subsequent discussions with my colleague Jenny Krzystowczyk (@jennykbps). I was reinvigorated to dig deeper into AR after a GHO with Sue Gorman (@sjgorman) with our iPad Academy. "
Via John Evans
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AR is adding a bit of interest and lots of gasps in education and continues to amaze. If you haven't looked into AR then it's time you did. Takes a bit to get into it but worth the journey.
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Curious Ruler - iPad Measurement - Class Tech Tips

Curious Ruler - iPad Measurement  - Class Tech Tips | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
pp"Brand new from the team behind Oh No Fractions, Curious Ruler is fantastic app that helps students explore measurement. I’ve shared some of my favorite virtual tools for the math classroom and this one definitely belongs on the list."
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Can't have too many maths tools. Fractions and measuring. May be just what you're looking for in your classroom.
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High quality copyright free images

High quality copyright free images | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. Click on an image to download the high-resolution version. New awesome pictures added weekly!All pictures were captured by Ryan McGuire of Bells Design and free of copyright restrictions.
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A source of HQ images for use and copyright free.
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A Google Drive App for iPad Tutorial - Jonathan Wylie

A Google Drive App for iPad Tutorial - Jonathan Wylie | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
- Jonathan WylieNeed some help with the Google Drive App for iPad? This handy tutorial will tell you all that you need to know to organize, save, and access your files in the cloud.
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Handy info for the teachers using Google Drive. If that's not you then this tutorial may convince you to get on board.
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27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated - RachelJones

27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated - RachelJones | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing quite …

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Lots of apps can be just a burden.  But using the ones we do have to the max will have its benefits.  These types of lists will come and go but it is worth looking at to reinforce what you are doing if you have the app but also then open you up to new possibilities.  Experienced users are the best teachers to follow and make use of the ground they have broken.  Efficient and effective use of your valuable time.  Take a look and see what you can glean.

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Leslie Sigmon McIntosh's curator insight, September 1, 2014 7:00 AM

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Mindy Terry's curator insight, October 21, 2014 8:46 AM

Some great apps with checking into.

Sandrine Delage (Borgé)'s curator insight, February 4, 4:02 PM

A garder dans ma boite à outils !

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After Watching 150 Hours of TED Talks: 3 Tips for Awesomeness

After Watching 150 Hours of TED Talks: 3 Tips for Awesomeness | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“The most popular talks shared three common attributes.”
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We all do presentations every day. May be some tips in here about our presentations.
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6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal

6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“In any given classroom, there are invariably learners who simply don’t connect with what’s being taught. Lectures can be easy to tune out. A textbook can feel dense and boring to finish. Even a video can pose limitations for learners with sight or hearing difficulties. When these are the only options available, some learners are bound to fall behind without requesting special support, while others will surge ahead. Differentiation is one way to bridge this gap, and another is adapting the curriculum to suit all learners, instead of adjusting it to support the needs of each one.”

That latter approach, called Universal Design for Learning (UDL), operates under a handful of broad principles that mainly concern themselves with the what, how and why of learning.


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We've seen UDL before and this article gives a nice perspective. It's about experimenting in your class and varying the delivery, the content or the response from students. Also it looks at the use of technology. Use text, video and audio in creative ways to mix it up a bit. Go crazy and see the reaction of students. What have you got to lose? Absolutely nothing!
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6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning -- Campus Technology

6 Alternative Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning -- Campus Technology | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

by Leila Meyer: Putting concepts in context. Sarah Smith-Robbins, director of learning technologies and a marketing instructor in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, thinks social media can help take learning out of the classroom. "I want students to see the concepts that we're talking about in class not just as things that are important when we're in class, but as things that are important in their lives," she said. "Because these tools live in their pockets and I can give them reasons to be on the lookout for content to curate for the course, it helps them think through the application of the concepts from class."


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Not sure what we mean by social media? It's not just Facebook. Here are some ideas from alternatives that may offer some possibilities in your classroom.
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Real-time blended learning: 5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom

Real-time blended learning: 5 Creative Ways To Use Skype In The Classroom | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Creative Ways To Use Skype In The ClassroomThe answer: in more ways than you could imagine. While Skype was not designed as an educational tool, it’s quickly becoming one as teachers discover the many ways it enriches their lessons and the lives of their students. Even something as simple as hosting a guest speaker through a video call can add excitement to a lesson.As with any tech tool, it can seem daunting to introduce this into your classroom at first. If you don’t know where to start, try one of these five creative ideas.”

Learn more:

- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Skype


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Skype- a great way to get an expert into the classroom.
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Redefining learning with iPads

Redefining learning with iPads | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“More teachers are getting hold of iPads for their work, but how can they go about getting the most out of them? Primary school teacher and iPad-innovator Lee Parkinson discusses how teachers can use the device to bring very specific subjects to life.”
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The SAMR model of using technology in the classroom is one I particularly like and attempt to follow. It helps you adjust your thinking in how to adapt to using the iPad in your classroom. From adapting to current tasks undertaken with pens and books to creating media rich tasks that challenge and stimulate learning, the SAMR model has much to offer. This practical article demonstrates how a teacher can adapt a current paper task and enrich the learning by integrating the iPad to build in engagement and enhance the resultant learning. Worth a read and worth follow up. I will try and build more into my research of SAMR and add to this post.
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The 5 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools for Teachers (Just waiting for your traits based approach!)

The 5 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools for Teachers (Just waiting for your traits based approach!) | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Word clouds are fun ways to get students thinking creatively about any topic. The problem is that it’s sometimes difficult to find the one that best meets your needs. Lucky for you, we’ve taken the dirty work out of it and compiled The 5 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Educational Tools for Teachers! Utilize these free educational technology tools to get your students’ minds immersed in any new topic.

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Here are some Word Cloud tools that may be useful.

 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 13, 2014 10:57 AM

Brainstorm, revise, word choice, organize... all in a playful environment.   Engagement with the writing process is a sweet thing.

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Educade | Lesson Plans | CREATE A NARRATIVE-DRIVEN SCAVENGER HUNT WITH AURASMA

Educade | Lesson Plans | CREATE A NARRATIVE-DRIVEN SCAVENGER HUNT WITH AURASMA | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Aurasma can encourage learners to go beyond the classroom to connect and enhance what they learn by pulling resources from the physical and the digital and then sharing those augmented reality scenes with others.

 

Learning Objectives:

Write a multi-part fictional narrative that logically ties in with actual locations on the school campus.Create an engaging narrative experience for the reader through expressive and provocative narration, animation, and/or images.Evaluate and deconstruct the narratives of others through class-wide discussion and reflection of own narrative.
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Augmented Reality will impact on education in the future If not already. Get on board and explore the possibilities.  Very exciting.  Can be tough at first but worth pushing through the pain.

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Suzy Hirsch's curator insight, December 22, 2014 1:12 PM
Can't wait to try this?
Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, March 24, 12:11 PM

Ah the things we can do with mobile phones and big net tech. A project using Aurasma could make your school year sing. 

Karen E Smith's curator insight, March 27, 9:26 AM

I am using this and enjoy it.

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Students Use Book Creator to Author Mathematics: Part 2 | MathyCathy's Blog – Mrs. Cathy Yenca

Students Use Book Creator to Author Mathematics: Part 2 | MathyCathy's Blog – Mrs. Cathy Yenca | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

"For our last day of class with a “normal” schedule (today), I met with my students in our school’s 21st-century learning space.  There’s a sampling of flexible furniture, a corner with stadium seating, iMacs, a big-screen TV, an Apple TV, tables that also serve as white boards… chairs on wheels, couches with charging stations… it’s a great space!

 

Students’ first task today was to finalize their multi-touch math books and submit them to me.  Since some student groups were able to virtually turn in their books last Friday, I was able to embed their .ePub files on my teacher website, and use each unique URL to share all of the books in a ThingLink.  Student groups downloaded and read no less than five books authored by their peers."


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We often see Book creator and writing books not an option in maths.  Maybe this teacher and what she does with her maths class will give you some ideas for publishing In Maths.

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Great Creativity Apps That Every Teacher with an iPad Must Know - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Great Creativity Apps That Every Teacher with an iPad Must Know - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"Today with the easy accessibility of technology, students can learn anywhere and everywhere. With technologies like an iPad, we know there are various iPad apps available that can support your students in their learning. Are you a teacher who wants to bring her student’s creativity to the next level? Here's a list of great creativity apps that every teacher with an iPad must know."
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We are at our best being creative. Apps that allow students to be creative must be explored and provided for in the classroom. This is a start for your research.
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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad”
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We use Book Creator but you may be looking for something different. This will kick start your research.
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Best video editing apps for iPad: iMovie, Pinnacle Studio, Videon, and more! - imore

Best video editing apps for iPad: iMovie, Pinnacle Studio, Videon, and more! - imore | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"Looking for the best iPad apps for video editing? From basic trimming to adding transitions, titles, and effects, video editing is a breeze on the iPad due to its larger screen real estate. Whether your next video is a montage of your last family vacation or a school project, the App Store has something for everyone. But which video editing apps for iPad are the absolute best?"
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Some advice about editing video on the iPad
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Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips - Edutopia

Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips - Edutopia | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Not every school has the resources necessary to take their students on an airplane . . . or spaceship. The iPad can bring the world to your students' fingertips in ways never before possible. Many na

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Use the iPad as a window on the world. Visit the Louvre or under the ocean.  Possibilities are endless.  If you haven't considered this approach to your classroom then read this post for some ideas.

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, May 16, 2014 9:54 AM

Are you looking for ways to connect your students to various locations around the planet?  Checkout this list of apps compiled by Edutopia that takes you to various historical and geographical locations.  You may even find yourself in outer space too.  

 

Thanks to John Evans for sharing this article from Edutopia.  

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Seeds of Powerful Stories: 30 Powerful Quotes on Failure

Seeds of Powerful Stories: 30 Powerful Quotes on Failure | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
“Whether we like it or not, failure is a necessary stepping stone to building our dreams. Here are 30 quotes that will hopefully inspire you to look at failure differently.”
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Looking for motivational material. Failures can do it every time.
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