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10 Must-Have Apps For iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Must-Have Apps For iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
My students love using their iPads in the classroom! iPads in the classroom provide student with the opportunity not to be restricted to the traditional way of learning.
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Step 7: Images, copyright, and Creative Commons - Edublogs Teacher Challenges

Step 7:  Images, copyright, and Creative Commons - Edublogs Teacher Challenges | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Welcome to the seventh step in our free professional learning series on class and student blogging!


The aim of this step is to:

Discuss copyright, fair use and using images on blogs.Introduce you to Creative commons.Explain how to find and add creative commons images to posts.Discuss what are free and public domain images; and how to source them."
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How to enable unread-mail view in iOS - CNET

How to enable unread-mail view in iOS - CNET | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Ever wish the stock Mail app could show only your unread messages? Or only messages that have attachments? It can, if you know where to look.
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They Can Text & Tweet. Can They Speak? Teaching Oral Communication Skills - Te@chThought

They Can Text & Tweet. Can They Speak? Teaching Oral Communication Skills - Te@chThought | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"“I just watched our seniors present their capstone projects. They were unimpressive presentations, to say the least. Frankly, I’m worried that they make our school look bad.”


Those were the words of the president of a small university when he called to ask me to work with his faculty. The seniors had to present their final project to classmates as well as a broader audience, including community members. The content didn’t worry the president, but the lack of effective oral communication skills certainly did. Unlike many administrators and educators, he was able to take an objective look at student performance. Among the things valued in the university’s mission statement were presentation skills, but he realized that they were only paying lip service to that goal."

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Numbered Wallpapers - Learning in Hand

Numbered Wallpapers - Learning in Hand | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A great management tip for school or class sets of iPads, tablets, and
iPods is to number each device. Setting the lock screen wallpaper to an
image with each device's number will make it easy to identify devices.
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Cindy Powell's curator insight, August 22, 2013 7:13 AM

From Tony Vincent. Learning in Hand TCC 4-1

Podcasting was my first exposure to Tony Vincent (@learninginhand, @tonyvincent or on FB) and his website. He still has the most amazing lesson plan for a podcast about your town. 

But as you can see there is a Twitter feed and FaceBook addition. A blog page has instructions on ideas you can use in class. QR code cubes for selecting a reflection topic, ipad uses, instagrams 10 feet long, jigsaw puzzle makers, and on and on…

Terri Roberts's curator insight, August 23, 2013 6:05 AM

Great idea carts of ipads, especially for elementary students! 

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Skaffl A New Free iPad Workflow App for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Skaffl A New Free iPad Workflow App for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Skaffl is a free iPad workflow  app created by Rita (a former instructional technology specialist at a 1:1 iPad district).  Skaffl allows teachers to plan, teach and grade using a collaborative iPad workflow solution. It also allows  teachers to seamlessly distribute and collect assignments from students. "

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Deborah Banker's curator insight, July 24, 7:55 AM

Well, this one is very interesting!

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▶ How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Technology - YouTube #makered

"Eighth-grader Quin uses his passion for electronics to teach fellow students about 3D printing, arduinos, and other hands-on lessons in STEM skills." 

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So you think you know your phone — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

So you think you know your phone — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Confession: I love my iPhone and I thought I knew how to use it, until I attended Michelle Luhtala’s latest edWebwebinar.

 

I couldn’t make the session live, but I am actually kinda glad I watched it first in archived form.  The recording allowed me to pause and take a good look at the features and functions I didn’t know I had or didn’t really know how to exploit.

 

For instance, I am now convinced that voice texting is the only way to go and I can use my flashlight and alarm clock without unlocking. But that’s only the tip of the iPhone!"

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Cool Photo Apps for iPhone & iPad by Ms. Mara

Cool Photo Apps for iPhone & iPad by Ms. Mara | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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A Rubric to Grade Students iPad Projects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Rubric to Grade Students iPad Projects ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"As you can see below, the rubric features 4 key criterion to base your grading on. These are content, writing process, layout, and graphics. Each of these criterion is assessed against a scale from 1 point (incomplete) to 4 points (exemplary). You might want to use this rubric to grade the projects your students do using iPad. It can also be a good model to help you design your own rubric that meets your own teaching needs."

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Free iPad Apps for Math & Science - Karen Vltek

This presentation highlights free iPad apps for Middle School Math and Science.
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5 Best Paid Apps for Students' iPads - Learning in Hand

5 Best Paid Apps for Students' iPads - Learning in Hand | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

I thought I’d share my top paid app picks for students' iPads. These apps  are all open-ended and empower students to create something with their  learning. I've included tips and examples for each app.

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12 Fun Apps for Learning Math Facts - appydazeblog

12 Fun Apps for Learning Math Facts - appydazeblog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Let’s face it – getting kids to learn their math facts can be a challenge. But once they know them, they know them forever. The process of “doing math” becomes more efficient and less frustrating when kids know their facts. Luckily there are plenty of fun apps that can help kids become “math fact” proficient. All of these apps are FREE or were “FREE for a limited time” when I reviewed them. Check them out – they’re all great!"

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22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom - Te@chThought

22 Apps To Make Videos In The Classroom - Te@chThought | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Below are 22 apps we’ve handpicked as powerful teaching and learning tools to work with digital media in your classroom. Like almost anything, these are more potent in the hands of students than teachers, so start there and work backwards–audience and purpose: What’s possible? What needs communicating through video, and who needs to hear/see it?"

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A Must Have Resource for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Resource for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Graphite is one of the amazing platforms that connects teachers with technology. Graphite is a free website from Common Sense Media that  provides reviews of the latest exciting innovations in educational technology, everything from video games that help students learn algebra to lectures they can watch online."

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iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors

iPads in the classroom: Moving beyond the Apps - The ICT Advisors | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
iPads, iPods and other tablets are becoming more commonplace in the classroom, and schools are filling their devices with lots of Apps. Teachers could be missing valuable opportunities to truly embed the use of iPads in the classroom.
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Bronwyn Desjardins's curator insight, May 4, 12:26 PM

It's not just about the apps.

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The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting. In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there."

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Managing iPad Videos in Schools- Visual Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Managing iPad Videos in Schools- Visual Guide for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

""Managing iPad YouTube in Schools" is a visual guide created by iPadWells 

from iPad4Schools.  


In this guide iPadWells walks teachers through the process they use in their school to create, share and teach using videos. YouTube is the principal video hosting used in this guide. That being said, it does not mean that the guide is not relevant for your teaching situation even if YuTube is banned in your school. You can still benefit from the tips and ideas provided by iPadWells on how to create enhanced videos using a wide variety of apps and share them with students who can access them at home."

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MS G_GAVS_fredagoodman's curator insight, July 25, 6:17 AM

Explains unlisted and private... @elearning@flippedclassroom

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Maker Education Resources - Edutopia

Maker Education Resources - Edutopia | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"How are educators harnessing the energy of the maker movement to inspire student exploration across multiple subjects? Discover resources and share advice."

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How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore

How to make a photo slideshow on your iPhone or iPad - iMore | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The Photos app for iPhone and iPad not only lets you edit and organize your pictures, but also lets you show them off to friends and family with just a few taps. That's thanks to the built-in slideshow feature, which ads movement and sound and special transition. If you'd like, you can even AirPlay them to an Apple TV for a family or group viewing experience. Just tell it what photo you want to start with!"

 

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What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

What Teachers Want More than New Technologies? PD Opportunities To Learn to Use them Effectively - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Without professional development that can give teachers the full practical knowledge on the use of technology, you will not see technology being successfully integrated in the classrooms for better learning.


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Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, July 24, 1:23 AM

Agree, time is always the biggest issue.

Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 24, 6:01 AM

Este artículo es realmente interesante.

Lo que los maestros quieren más que las nuevas tecnologías? Oportunidades PD Para aprender a usarlos con eficacia. Y me pregunto porqué no se forma a los formadores.

Paul's curator insight, July 24, 1:03 PM

Teachers need the time to try out new devices - this is essential for adoption of new technology in the school

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App Fishing! Finding the Best Apps for Your Classroom by ShakeUpLearning

App Fishing! Finding the Best Apps for Your Classroom by ShakeUpLearning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Lisa Johnson 's curator insight, July 22, 9:38 PM

Totally Epic. Lots of Great Sites!!!

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The periodic table of iPad Apps - Mark Anderson's Blog

The periodic table of iPad Apps - Mark Anderson's Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins’ (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too – being able to map Apps to activities – I thought it a really helpful too. With that in mind, I wanted to be able to use it as a poster myself but whilst I thought it was great I didn’t however quite agree with some of the App choices. I wanted different categories too that related more to the use I thought would be useful in UK schools, hence I created my own version from scratch in Photoshop which I share below."

 

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Tim OBrien's curator insight, July 23, 7:31 AM

Another nifty way to find that perfect App...

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Inquiry Learning with the Stick Around App - Reversing Instruction in Social Studies

Inquiry Learning with the Stick Around App - Reversing Instruction in Social Studies | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Back in December, Tony Vincent was kind enough and gifted me the opportunity to try out his new app called Stick Around. The Stick Around App was created as a way to create puzzles for your students or give more dynamic quizzes. Something that the students had to interact with, instead of simply writing answers down on a sheet of paper. So instead of paper, students can place tags on an image, timeline, fill in a Venn Diagram, etc until all the tags are placed. If the students get the puzzle correct, then the tags turn green and a smiley face appears. If the tags are wrong, then they turn red and have a sad face. You can have the students keep going until they get them all right with no set limit of attempts, or you can limit their attempts. "

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Using Book Creator by squidwai on thinglink

Using Book Creator by squidwai on thinglink | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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5 Tips for Classroom Management with Mobile Devices - Indiana Jen

5 Tips for Classroom Management with Mobile Devices - Indiana Jen | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"When adopting technology in the classroom, one of the key concerns for teachers and administrators is classroom management. I am often asked if there is a way to “lock down an iPad screen” or “ensure students cannot go to inappropriate websites” (e.g. Social Media). In other words, how do we keep students on task and ensure that they are not distracted by the novelty of gadgets or communicating with friends via texting or social media? Often, teachers will take up devices (such as mobile phones) to avoid the issue of students texting or checking Facebook on their phones (eliminating access to a powerful, pocket computer in the process)."

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gloriaconner12's curator insight, July 23, 11:26 AM

This is very cool ... if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, right?!