A treasure trove of educational iPad apps from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog's Pinterest board with more than 100 apps that teachers and educators can use. These apps cover a wide range of topics including, apps for kids, reading apps, writing apps, drawing apps, mindmapping apps, storytelling apps,video apps, audio apps, bookmarking apps, grading apps, presentation apps, cartoon making apps, and many more.
Via Andrea Zeitz
"Welcome to our weekly roundup of brand new iPhone and iPad apps released in the last seven days, from cars, productivity apps and crafty shopping through to photography, theatre and uber-violent cartoon cats and mice."
"Mirroring (displaying) your iPad through your projector is huge. If you are in the classroom, you want to be to have this seemingly simple tool for instruction. Surprisingly enough, it's taken such a long time to get viable solutions for this indispensable teacher tool."
15 Efficient e-Portfolio Tools As more and more educators bring rich learning opportunities to their students, it makes sense for us to engage students in the creation of electronic portfolios of their work.
Google Chromebooks for Education allow schools and districts to use the power and simplicity of the web for unlimited teaching and learning opportunities and to engage all constituents from parents, students, teachers, and administrators. Chromebooks are great for the classroom and beyond for dynamic learning environments, easy scalable IT management, and the unique ability to harness the best of the web to fit school's curriculum and student achievement goals.
"In this six-part series, I will highlight apps useful for developing higher order thinking skills in grades K-5 classrooms. Each list will highlight a few apps that connect to the various stages on Bloom's continuum of learning. Given the size and current exponential growth of the app market, I will also assist educators in setting criteria necessary to identify apps that maintain the integrity of teaching for thinking."
Using Electric Slide you can present to any computer with a web browser, so when you walk into a conference room simply type your Electric Slide URL into the computer and you’re good to go. Any computer with a web browser will work – it doesn’t even need PowerPoint, and you don’t have to install anything ...
"Tim Cook wants to put an iPad Mini in the hands of every K-12 student in America. While reviewers pick over Apple's (AAPL) recent line of products and analysts comb though the iPhone 5 sales projections, the real story - Apple's push into America's classroom - is being largely ignored. That's a mistake."
Apps that can be downloaded to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are about more than just fun and games. In fact, there are approximately 100,000 educational apps to choose from in Apple’s iTunes App Store.
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