"Now that the iPad is being popular among our students, we can also shift their writing and publishing experience to this new device and provide them with some awesome apps that allow them to easily create their own ebooks and share them with others. I have curated a list of some popular apps in this regard, check them out below and let me know if you have any other suggestions to add to the list. Enjoy"
"Another app for the iPad that offers users an excellent experience in taking handwritten notes is the iPad app, Penultimate. Now that Evernote has assumed control of this app, it's ability to sync with that application offers users an interesting feature not found in Notability."
"KIDS DISCOVER http://www.kidsdiscover.com/ is an award-winning series of nonfiction titles for students in Grades 3-7. KIDS DISCOVER is used for science and social studies curricula in over 30,000 schools nationwide and offers free resources for teachers to integrate KIDS DISCOVER into the curriculum. The guides are available for download on their website and include reading assessments, nonfiction skills pages, vocabulary flashcards, word matching, crossword puzzles and dictionary lists."
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"No, what makes coming to school “worth it” is the collaborative learning experience—or in his words, the “opportunity to engage in a fantastic dialogue, trialogue, multilogue with a fantastically varied assortment of consciousnesses.” Indeed, the teacher facilitates and instructs and the books are the springboard from which conversations and teachable moments are launched. But Kahn believes classrooms become magical because of the relationships we nurture and the conversations we have. "
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"Last week I attended one of Kathy Schrock’s excellent presentations about teaching with iPads. I quickly filled up five pages in a Penultimate notebook while listening to Kathy. One of the apps that she shared that was new to me was Story Creator. Story Creator is a free iPad app that makes it easy to create narrated picture books on your iPad."
In our previous entry, we introduced the WS-01 Wireless Station for iPad. It allows your IPEVO doc cam (Ziggi or Point 2 View) to wirelessly stream to iPad. And a key part of that equation is the IPEVO Whiteboard app.
imagine that nearly everyone has tried to keep a scrapbook of some kind at some point in their life. Maybe it was to collect ticket stubs for concerts or sporting events. Maybe it was for vacations or family photos.
"Storytelling apps are one of the most powerful aspects of the iPad. They allows for collaboration and creativity that I couldn't really achieve before using the iPad. Here are some of my favorite Storytelling Apps."
"iPads are more than just a cool tech tool, and the ways they can be used to support and enhance student learning are endless! Below you will find a list of iPad apps, organized by subject, that can help your child. Click on the name of the app to learn more about each one! The apps listed here are free. "
"4 Dice is an iPad app designed to help students learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. The app was developed by the same people that built the popular 5 Dice app that helps students learn the order of operations."
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The iPad may be an unexpected platform for making art with paper, but the folks at Pixle are betting there are people who want to use their iPad for creation. That's why they made Foldify, a simple, easy-to-use app for creating papercraft art.