View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways (as outlined in Appendix A of the common core) and synthesizes Language Arts standards with the Corresponding College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR's).
When it comes to searching for educational apps to install on your iPad it feels like you get drowned in an avalanche of apps and resources from which you emerge empty-handed. Everyday new apps go viral and to keep up with the updates in this field is really a daunting challenge.
The iPad has become an essential tool at the London 2012 Olympics, changing the way diving coaches are able to show and instruct video to divers. Aaron Dziver coaches Canadian Olympians Alexandre Despatie, Reuben Ross, and Jennifer Abel.
On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that the adoption of the iPad by educational institutions was "unlike anything I've seen in technology." It's not just a cheaper iPad 2 that's driving record K-12 iPad sales, but Apple's total education apps...
Storytelling continues to be a powerful tool in education. Storytelling from a teacher's point of view allows us an insight into the depth of understanding our student have around certain concepts and ideas.
"Rethinking the approach to learning with an iPad was one of the key points that arose from our recent iPad study tour in Queensland. Many of the schools talked about the development of 'Learning Workflows' where work is created in one app, then built on in another App and so on."
"Visual recording is what it sounds like it’d be. As opposed to recording audio, visual recording captures visuals, though not necessarily in photographic form. The process of visually capturing ideas with the iPad isn’t terribly complex in concept. If you can think of concept-mapping, you’ve halfway there."
"Foreign language apps seem to come in to categories: games, vocabulary and readings. There are pictures in a few apps that could take the place of manipulatives in the classroom. Images could be pasted or uploaded into a few of the projector apps. There are not as many apps that teach multiple languages than I thought there would be."
You can quickly and easily add your Google Calendar information to your iPad and use Google instead of (or as well as) iCloud calendars. Here's how to add your Gmail account to your iPad via the Settings app.