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Everything You Need to Know about SAMR in These Three Graphics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Everything You Need to Know about SAMR in These Three Graphics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"SAMR model has been under the spotlight for sometime now. There are a lot of educators who use it as a basis for technology integration in education. I have already covered this topic in some previous posts and have also featured several iPad apps that correlate with the different levels of SMAR. To help those of you not yet familiar with the SAMR concept and provide them with some practical ideas on how they can use in their teaching, I handpicked these three graphics and compiled them into the list below with links to the original resources. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues."

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What Students Think About Using iPads in School - Mind/Shift

What Students Think About Using iPads in School - Mind/Shift | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Eighth grade students at Hillview have had their iPads since the beginning of the school year. Read more on how teachers are using the devices in class http://bit.ly/LZAwPX so far and their hopes for the future. Here, they weigh in on how the devices change what happens in class, how they think about learning and how they organize their school work."

 

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Ofsted, Outstanding Teaching and the iPad - Learning and Innovation

Ofsted, Outstanding Teaching and the iPad - Learning and Innovation | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

 Learning and IIf OFSTED were to walk into a lesson tomorrow they would see the following: Prior to the lesson students would have viewed an 8-10 min screencast introducing the topic. This resource would have bee...

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Free Technology for Teachers: The Science of Kissing

Free Technology for Teachers: The Science of Kissing | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

Ok it"Tomorrow is Valentine's Day so this is a good time to take a look at the science of kissing. The following video from It's Okay To Be Smart (produced by PBS Digital Studios) explains why humans kiss, the history of symbols associated with kissing, and some cultural views of kissing."

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Not iPad related, unless of course you are kissing the screen during Facetime, but timely none the less.

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How to change what day your week starts on in the Calendar app for iPhone and iPad - iMore

How to change what day your week starts on in the Calendar app for iPhone and iPad - iMore | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"While most of us consider Sunday as the official start of the week, there are lots of reasons some people would want the Calendar app to show differently. Whether you work a different schedule or just want to group your weekends together, the Calendar app can be changed to reflect whatever you'd like. Here's how:"

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Common Core in Action: Screencasting in the Fourth Grade Math Classroom - Edutopia

Common Core in Action: Screencasting in the Fourth Grade Math Classroom - Edutopia | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"When it comes to solving word problems in the math classroom, children should be able to explain their thinking. This includes identifying the strategies they used and the thought process behind their decisions. Students should use grade-appropriate math vocabulary and models that demonstrate the steps they took to solve a problem. In this post, we're going to take a look at how screencasting can be used in a fourth grade classroom to meet a Common Core State Standard while addressing a 21st century skill: communicate clearly."

 

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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.
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Vera Weber's curator insight, October 26, 2015 6:43 PM

These are wonderful suggestions for engaging students with iPads that offer opportunities to create in a multitude of intelligences..

Allan Tsuda's curator insight, October 26, 2015 7:37 PM

Great resource list to have.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, February 5, 2016 5:21 AM

J'aime bien la variété des sources.

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Explore the Life and Work of Van Gogh With This Free iPad App - iPad Apps for School

Explore the Life and Work of Van Gogh With This Free iPad App - iPad Apps for School | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Touch Van Gogh is a free iPad app produced by the Van Gogh Museum. Through the study of three paintings featured on the app students can learn about the composition techniques used by Vincent Van G...
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Five More Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Preschool - Technology In Early Childhood

Five More Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Preschool - Technology In Early Childhood | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Here are the Five Best Math Apps for Kindergarten and Preschool that we've uncovered in the last few months.
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Laura Annahi Paul's curator insight, March 17, 7:24 PM

Don't forget about math!

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ASCD Express - The Art of Thinking Like a Scientist

ASCD Express - The Art of Thinking Like a Scientist | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Through the arts, students learn to observe, visualize, manipulate materials, and develop the creative confidence to imagine new possibilities. These skills and competencies are also essential to scientific thinking and provide a strong argument for transforming STEM education by integrating the arts."

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Sochi 2014 Games: 6 Winter Olympics-Themed STEM Resources

Sochi 2014 Games: 6 Winter Olympics-Themed STEM Resources | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games are right around the corner (they start Feb. 7), and students likely are getting excited to watch Team USA compete. Although just about every subject can incorporate the Olympics in some way, this resource roundup focuses primarily on the STEM subjects. Here are some of our favorite STEM resources that incorporate the Winter Olympics"

 

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wwwatanabe: Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

wwwatanabe: Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Digital storytelling http://bit.ly/1cs2x9O ; is an art form conveying a message. It uses images and voice narration to convey emotion with the message, and to ignite empathy from the audience. It incorporates storyboarding and writing a script. It is created with digital tools and published on the Internet."

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Encouraging Creativity with iMovie and Video - Showbie

Encouraging Creativity with iMovie and Video - Showbie | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Showbie makes it easy to assign, collect and review student work in iPad classrooms.
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What The Data Says About Students' 21st Century Readiness - Teach/Thought

What The Data Says About Students' 21st Century Readiness - Teach/Thought | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"21st century skills is a term that’s been bandied about for over a decade now.

 

Loosely, it refers to the creative and technology-based skills students are increasingly required to demonstrate to use information in the real world.

 

While there’s plenty of tools, leadership, strategies, and even rhetoric surrounding this discussion, what’s there’s less of is data."

 

 

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Reader 7 Accurately Displays Word Files On Your iPad | Cult of Mac

Reader 7 Accurately Displays Word Files On Your iPad | Cult of Mac | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Reader 7 is a single-minded app with a single-serve purpose. You know when somebody sends you an MS Word DOC or DOCX file via email and all you want to do is look at it, and maybe track the changes that have been made to it, but then you open in in Pages and all bets are off? That’s what Reader 7 is here to fix."

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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning? - Mind/Shift

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning? - Mind/Shift | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"As schools across the country consider which devices to invest in, they must first consider their big-picture vision for how they’ll be using these devices — and to what end. They must consider the needs of teachers and students, and come up with a shared understanding of their goals."

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JoanneMorris's curator insight, February 17, 2014 12:59 PM

Student learning has to be at the heat of everything e we do.

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10 Great Resources to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Resources to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the questions I get asked so often is about the resources I draw on for curating educational apps I share with you here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. Well, I am subscribed to over a hundred blogs and websites through both RSS feed and social media and my feed stream is always teeming with hundreds of new things to write about. On average , I spend about 3 to 4  hours of daily  sifting, browsing, and curating in preparation for posts to share with you here, I know it is a lot of time but I do love it so much and I feel happy having to share something of value with my fellow teachers and educators."

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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, February 14, 2014 9:34 AM

Sometimes it can be truly overwhelming searching for good educational apps. Thank you for taking the time to sift through it all for us.

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, February 14, 2014 12:22 PM

Handig!

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25 Apps College Students Shouldn’t Live Without - LifeHack

25 Apps College Students Shouldn’t Live Without - LifeHack | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
These apps for college students are real must-haves for those who want boost their studying and make this process more pleasant and easier.
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Evernote for Beginners: The Basics of the Most Popular Notebook App - Tuts+ Mac Computer Skills Tutorial

Evernote for Beginners: The Basics of the Most Popular Notebook App - Tuts+ Mac Computer Skills Tutorial | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Evernote’s perhaps the most well-known digital notebook app ever made. It’s nearly synonymous with digital notes. And yet, being a notebook app doesn’t even begin to explain its popularity."

 

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How to Apply Filters to Any Picture from the Photos App for iOS - OSXDaily

How to Apply Filters to Any Picture from the Photos App for iOS - OSXDaily | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The iOS Photos app includes native image editing features that allow you to add the same filters from the live camera to pictures you have already taken. Additionally, you can apply those photo filters to any image stored on the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, so long as it’s accessible from the Photos app, whether it’s a photo or a screen shot."

 

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How to Nest Folders on Your iPad - The iTeachHub

How to Nest Folders on Your iPad - The iTeachHub | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"In the recently released iOS7, there is glitch that enables nested folders to be created. At The iTeach Hub, we have found nested folders to be useful on our iPads. We believe that the ability to make nested folders in iOS7, would be particularly useful for educators, therapists and caregivers. We want to share the procedure to create nested folders and the benefits that they offer."

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Google Science Fair 2014 kicks off to find bright young scientists with ideas to change the world - TNW

Google Science Fair 2014 kicks off to find bright young scientists with ideas to change the world - TNW | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Google has kicked off Google Science Fair 2014, its annual online competition for bright, creative and ambitious teenagers who want to change the world with science."

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Free Technology for Teachers: TinyTap Artist - Draw Your Own iPad Games

Free Technology for Teachers: TinyTap Artist - Draw Your Own iPad Games | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"On Sunday I wrote a review of the free iPad app TinyTap. TinyTap allows you to create simple iPad games based on the pictures that you take with your iPad. After I published that post it was pointed out to me that the TinyTap app also has a drawing tool built into it. The drawing tool is called TinyTap Artist."

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Bubble Pop Multiplication - An Exercise in Multiplication Practice - iPad Apps for School

Bubble Pop Multiplication - An Exercise in Multiplication Practice - iPad Apps for School | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Bubble Pop Multiplication is an iPad game from MathsFrame. The concept of the game is rather simple. Students select the sets of multiplication tables that they’re trying to learn and then the game is to “pop” the bubbles that provide the solution to reach the target number. When students pop the correct bubbles the game shows them a visual explanation of the correct answer on a number line."

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12 Free Storybook Apps for iPads - Class Tech Tips

12 Free Storybook Apps for iPads - Class Tech Tips | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"You can give children access to storybooks with these free iPad apps.  In this list you will see eReader platforms that include picture books and chapter books – some even let students create their own!  Whether you are using your iPad during a whole class read aloud, small group instruction, or sending kids off to read or write independently, you are sure to find something on this list that meets the needs of your students."

 

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