Many iPad fans consider Apple’s products to be the perfect unity of technology and great design. The iPad’s high resolution touchscreen also makes it a great way to explore museum collections, so save the plane far and never leave your arm chair as you enjoy some of our favorite museum apps.
Children’s book apps have been around now for over two years and we have seen a lot of wonderful titles at Digital-Storytime.com over this time. What follows is the second of a four-part series, listing the best 50 iPad books for kids, broken down by age.
This list is of apps that are appropriate for kids aged three to five, although many are also quite enjoyable for children a bit younger and older than this range. We’ve selected the very best titles we’ve found for preschoolers in 2012. We have not included any of the titles that made our list in 2011, so please also check out: iPad Best of the Best – 25 Essential Children’s Book Apps. At the end of this ‘top 10 for preschoolers’ list, we have a special list of top FREE apps for safety awareness. ♥
As we, and I assume many other schools around the world prepare to buy computer resources for 2013 and beyond it is been apparent that 'The must have tool in Education" for the last 18 months is the iPad.
If you thought ebooks were growing quickly, then you—as the saying goes—ain’t seen nothing yet. A confluence of factors set in motion last week are likely to push ebook sales from explosive to exponential.
Editor’s Note: At Boundless, we love reading inspiring articles about open education. We recently came across a post on OpenSource.com by blogger and librarian Carolyn Fox (reblogged below) that gives...
Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge, Raquel Oliveira
"Touch devices--such as iPods and iPads--represent a fundamental change in computing. They are unobtrusive, powerful, and intuitive devices that support authentic acts of learning through exploration, collaboration, consolidation, creation, and communication. Although the ideal may be a 1-to-1 deployment, even a single device can have a positive impact."
Here are three great iPhone apps to enjoy. vapp™ is a simple but effective little app which can trigger the shutter on your iOS device’s camera using your voice or a sound of any kind. Perfect for those with shaky hands or in windy conditions.
"This is a list of my favorite iPad apps that are useful for everybody in academia – college students, grad students, postdocs, lecturers and professors – because they help us excel in our core workflows: Writing, Reading, Thinking, Presenting and Organizing our academic lives."
"Students and kids with learning disabilities have also the right to benefit from this surge in the use of educational apps on mobile devices particularly iPad. There are actually several iPad apps that can help your students overcome their autism and speech issues, develop both their communication and social skills, and enhance their literacy capabilities."
"As the iPad approaches popularity that’d make The Beatles blush, it’s easy to forget what technology in learning looked like before the little tablet from Cupertino entered our collective pedagogical consciousness. It’s also easy to forget what exactly it does from a functional perspective that makes it such an effective teaching tool."
View just a few of the amazing educational apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun,...
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