If your school is considering adopting iPads, you probably know that there are plenty of educational apps out there. Not all of them are great and some are simply not worth the time it takes to install. Rather than haphazardly install apps, an entire school system has done the work for you.The Palm Beach School System has an incredible wiki where members of the community share their favorite apps for specific disciplines. Below I’ve embedded their list for the top elementary school apps but they also have a curated list of apps for middle school and high school.
The number of apps for the visually and hearing impaired has proliferated recognizably over the past year and continues to grow. In fact, even Apple’s App Store has a “Special Education” section, which contains apps for the disabled.
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Stacy Stephens has created this amazing document of choices between iPad apps and Web 2.0 applications that can be used to employ types of formative assessments. It is organized to encourage a balanced approach to formative assessment so that teachers can easily see the various options they might have to encourage Write, Do, and Say in the classroom. Nice work Stacy!
Augmented Reality seems popular at the moment although many people think it is still beyond our reach as content providers. This has changed recently with the development of a new range of Apps that allow you to implement AR features on your iPad. Have a look at the three we have featured here for a peek at the way educational information could be presented
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