"If you are a teacher in k-8 and are looking for new ideas to invigorate your curriculum using technology then the chart below will definitely work for you. This is a wonderful work realized by Philly Teacher from mbteach in which he mapped out some skills and concepts across different grade levels."
Improving literacy is challenging when learners are not engaged with the material. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way.
"Back to school. Three words teachers either despise or are very excited for. If you’re using an iPad for teaching for the first time, going back to school can feel nervewracking and overwhelming. While the learning curve for teaching with iPads is not necessarily a steep one, it is important to be(come) confident in what you are doing with your device in front of your class."
"It took a little while for the apps to come into their own, but we’re at a place now where the iPad has nearly as good of a selection of apps as the iPhone. Now, it’s harder than ever to find apps that are worthwhile. Let us save you time with this collection of the best iPad apps.
The Lifehacker Pack is a yearly snapshot of our favourite, must-have applications for each of our favourite platforms. If you’re curious to see how things have changed this year, here’s last year’s pack for iPad, or check out this year’s picks for iPhone. This list focuses specifically on apps that really shine on the iPad, so no half-done, blown up iPhone apps here."
"Now that it's the middle of summer, rubrics are probably the furthest thing from your minds. However, unfortunately it won't be long from now that we will be knee-deep in marking. ForAllRubrics https://www.forallrubrics.com/ is one of my best finds online in a long time. This is a free “service” for teachers that works on iPad and iPhone. Now, teachers will be able to create rubrics and easily use their iOS devices to assess all of their students."
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.
"Here are the main apps I suggest for storytelling. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are apps for creating stories in various ways and others are apps I would use to help kids plan out a story. I have listed them in the order of importance for my classroom. I think the first 10 on the list are a must have for all elementary classrooms."
See on Scoop.it - Handy Online Tools for Schools"Our pick of education apps and related classroom ideas to support your school's iPad for education program. - Dept of Education and Early Childhood Development.
"Today, with the explosion of digital media, teachers have so many tools at their disposal for this kind of assessment. What would a digital media exit card look like? Here are some possibilities that utilize mobile devices:
A six-second Vine video to capture the most critical six seconds of classA 16-second video to post to MixBit, YouTube's new video sharing toolA tweet that boils down the essence of the class to 140 charactersA photo illustrating the key learning moment that can then be posted on a class Instagram accountA question posted to a class Edmodo account inviting a continuation of the learning outside of class"
Students at two elementary schools in Hawthorne and Carson received iPads on Tuesday. They were the first of 650,000 students the Los Angeles Unified School District plans to equip with tablets by the end of the year under ...
Mabel Park State School leading the way with iPad education Courier Mail Over the past four years, Mabel Park have built up from just six iPads to now more than 150 being used throughout the school - from Prep to Year 7 - and across English and...
Erin Mastin’s 1st grade classroom is *awesome!* Where else can I read/sing Doctor Seuss, get hugs and a birthday invitation to Emily Rose’s birthday party? Forget the fact that I just met her and that her birthday is in 6 months.
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