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 …
You know what I love about these apps. Often I show a kid one of these apps and away they go. There is no instruction, they just go for it. These apps are good for all kids. They develop logical thinking and sequential planning.
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iPad in Education For Dummies is now shipping from Amazon for $13.65. I might be a little biased as some of my iLessons were included in the resource... BUT I think it is a very thorough and useful purchase.
A little more info...
1. It's a book for all levels: The book is a part of the very popular "for Dummies" series of books - hence the title. The book is however written for anyone interested in the use of iPads for educational purposes - whether beginner or advanced, teacher or parent, administrator or in-class educator.
2. It's primarily about education: The book really should have been titled, "Education using iPads" rather than "iPads in Education". Most Dummies books tend to be how-to manuals but this is primarily a book about education and focuses on the use and integration of iPads into 21st century learning initiatives. Yes, you will learn how to use iPads but it will be within the context of educational goals and objectives that prepare our students for life in the modern world.
Rapidly approaching the dog days of summer (give or take a few days or weeks), I felt a need to share a power packed suitcase of tools that could be used to archive your summer highlights and memories. Many educators never really go on vacation. While they may appear to be leisurely sipping daiquiris on …
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Blending both apps for BYOD and 1:1 with actual integration examples!
Selecting apps and planning projects in a BYOD can be a formidable endeavor. What device does Gavin have? Does this website work on Caroline’s iPad? Is there a comparable collage or cartoon application on Hayden’s device? “Device Agnostic” tools can alleviate the stress that is associated with student performance tasks in a BYOD. “A device-agnostic …
by David Kapuler "Below I've curated a gigantic list of my favorite sites/apps for Game-Based Learning (a.k.a Gamification). The resources vary from drill and practice to all-out epic adventures in 3D virtual worlds, to help "gamify" a classroom.
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.