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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With ...

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With ... | IPads in Education | Scoop.it
In short, it is a student-centered, Constructivist approach to learning that requires critical thinking, and benefits from technology, collaboration, resourcefulness, and other modern learning skills that never seem to fall out of favor themselves.
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5 iPad Apps Students Can Use to Record Audio Notes - iPad Apps for Schools

5 iPad Apps Students Can Use to Record Audio Notes - iPad Apps for Schools | IPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Whether for convenience, accuracy, accessibility, or a combination of the three there are times when having the option to quickly record audio can be handy. Here are five iPad apps that students can use to quickly create short audio recordings."


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Mary Williams's curator insight, July 17, 2013 7:50 AM

Audio for iPads.

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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic | IPads in Education | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.

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John Purificati's comment, April 7, 2013 9:08 AM
All teachers who use an iPad should read this.
Andreas Kuswara's curator insight, April 17, 2013 9:28 PM
Many misunderstood iPad, not knowing what affordances it offers, and how to match that with their pedagogies or learning activities; the author probably rather strict in explaining the list, such as Content specific apps, it can be very useful, or make that extremely useful; but that is not the only thing that iPad can do, there are many other things, yet not everything. So knowing what can and can’t be done, and how to get around shortcomings and exploit strong points are the new digital literacy that anyone, particularly teachers need to know, probably need to experience and live, soak, immerse in. how each affordance interact and how is the mechanism of perceiving the affordance itself. Teaching is never been so exciting as now; we are entering a new uncharted (or partly charted) waters.
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Making iPad Kids think big

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I teach a unit to Years 7s and 8s on digital citizenship that centres on the theme of respecting yourself and others when online and using mobile devices. The opening lesson of this focusses on res...

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Assessing Student Learning - five practical guides

Assessing Student Learning - five practical guides | IPads in Education | Scoop.it

After a decade of rapid expansion in Australian higher education, student numbers have grown considerably in many courses and subjects, especially at the undergraduate level.

Larger class sizes pose significant teaching challenges, not least in the assessment of student learning. Perhaps most troubling, large classes may limit the amount of feedback provided to students.


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Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, July 16, 2013 9:47 AM

Good thoughts/good ideas. 

Maureen Greenbaum's curator insight, July 20, 2013 9:41 PM

very detaiiled

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iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation

iPads: From Pedagogical Crutch to Education Innovation | IPads in Education | Scoop.it
Now that we are well into summer, thoughts turn towards the next school year. For many teachers, fall may bring a classroom full of new devices. While this is an exciting prospect, it could also be a

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Two Guys and Some iPads: Aurasma Studio Tutorial Videos!

Two Guys and Some iPads: Aurasma Studio Tutorial Videos! | IPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We have had a lot of questions regarding Aurasma and creating auras. This is the start of many video tutorials to help you create engaging auras for your classroom, school, district or personal use. We hope these short videos help and get you excited to create your own augmented reality! "


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Reflection Facilitated by QR Codes - Learning in Hand by Tony Vincent

Reflection Facilitated by QR Codes - Learning in Hand by Tony Vincent | IPads in Education | Scoop.it
Reflection is an essential part of learning. Yes, it often hard to fit in the time for reflection. It's also challenging to make reflection something that doesn't seem boring and tedious.

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