Paula Cocozza: Tablet ownership has more than doubled in the past few years – and as many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using them. But are these devices harmful to their development?
Apps Playground is the UK's leading website reviewing children's apps, and this is a hand-picked selection of our favourite iPad apps from 2013. Discover the best apps from famous children's brands and new developers alike. We've sorted them by category and age level, and if they use in-app purchases, we've clearly explained how they work.
A new study by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows that students grasp the unimaginable emptiness of space more effectively when they use iPads to explore 3-D simulations of the universe, compared with traditional...
This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games ... Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies ...
It starts with setup tips, offers some thoughts on how you view the tablet, and even gets into workflow a bit. While we might move #4 to #1, this is a useful graphic for any #edtech teacher just getting started with tablets and mobile learning in general.
While K-12 education has (mostly) moved away from pure academic essays to measure all understanding, the writing process is more important now than ever. Grading a physical piece of paper is as simple as writing in the margins, using established editing symbols, or others marking the paper up.
When you’re talking about learning a language in the U.S., you’re generally talking about ESL which refers to “English as a second language” or the study or use of English by speakers with different native languages.
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.
Flipped learning has been around for awhile. It's a rethinking of the standard classroom model that puts students in the driver's seat. With the influx of technology into education, the flipped classroom model has really taken off.
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