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11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students. Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can p
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Protractor, ruler, graph paper, base 10 blocks and geoboard all for the iPad

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills - Edutopia

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills - Edutopia | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"It's hard to imagine a single career that doesn't have a need for someone who can code. Everything that "just works" has some type of code that makes it run. Coding (a.k.a. programming) is all around us. That's why all the cool kids are coding . . . or should be. Programming is not just the province of pale twenty-somethings in skinny jeans, hunched over three monitors, swigging Red Bull. Not any more! The newest pint-sized coders have just begun elementary school."


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Kibet Koskei's curator insight, December 24, 2013 5:36 AM

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Join us online at www.firstandfastcapital.com where we are going to help to find and develop your passion online as you earn $39-$411 weekly or daily or monthly!

MaïDi's curator insight, December 24, 2013 9:26 AM

I wanna code too :(

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, December 24, 2013 4:46 PM

Hopscotch en move The Turtle  uitgeprobeerd

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iSEQUENCES Autism App - Avatar Generation

iSEQUENCES Autism App - Avatar Generation | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
The Planeta Imaginario Foundation has launched an enhanced version of iSEQUENCES. This educational app for children with Autism and Asperger's syndrome enables them to practice 100 different sequences about everyday situations.

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Brian Romero Smith's curator insight, October 9, 2013 12:57 PM

Eager to try the updates.

Clive McGoun's curator insight, October 10, 2013 6:07 AM

I currently don't have an ipad to try this out - if any of the group do, then it would be great to share your thoughts about it with the class.

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emaze - Amazing Presentations in Minutes

Create amazing presentations for free in just a few minutes and turn your ideas into stunning live stories!
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An online presentation tool that makes an attractive alternative to PowerPoint

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Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...

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Tiziana Rosanna Iozzi's curator insight, September 11, 2013 1:37 AM

Un insegnante ha il ruolo di un mentore, è un modello, sa aiutare i ragazzi nelle difficoltà e li incoraggia a seguire i loro sogni... A chi di voi è capitata la fortuna di conoscerne almeno uno/a nella vita?

Darleana McHenry's curator insight, September 11, 2013 11:56 PM

I had the opportunity to tell my first grade teacher thank you 5 years ago. She actually had kept my first grade picture all these years. My teachers were great and school was my favorite place and I excelled there. So thanks to all the teachers that I did not get to thank. :-)

Silvia Nascimento's curator insight, August 6, 2015 9:22 PM

There are days when we ask ourselves why we teach...and this infographic shares lots of reasons for why we teach and how we impact our students...so as a visual to share, or one to look at you when you need some building up.

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, and critical thinking about the text, all of which can improve with tiered practice.

So below, in an order of general complexity, are 15 apps for improved reading comprehension, ranging from word and sentence fluency, to recall, to critical thinking skills, to reading speed."


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Bmw's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:09 PM

thanks John. plenty of ideas for reading.

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, September 5, 2013 7:58 AM

add your insight...

 
Maria Persson's curator insight, September 5, 2013 6:13 PM

Always great to have more than one choice since there isn't one perfect app!

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ActiveTextbook | Interactive Textbook Software from Evident Point

ActiveTextbook | Interactive Textbook Software from Evident Point | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

Turn your vision into reality by creating your own version of an existing PDF or textbook. Give it a dynamic touch, jot down notes, add video/audio clips, and discuss materials with your readers within your interactive content. Use Active Textbook to learn, teach or simply share your documents online – it's easy!


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xemabg's curator insight, August 28, 2013 3:47 AM

Idem

Renuka de Silva's curator insight, August 30, 2013 2:26 PM

A fun and a meaningful way to engage students in their learning.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, September 30, 2013 12:56 PM

looks like a cool thing to play with 

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APPS 4 SCHOOLS

APPS 4 SCHOOLS | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Although it's important we up-skill the teachers (Teacher Apps also listed below), it's what the students are doing that's important. Keeping it simple and general is still the key. Don't get depen...

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readmusync's curator insight, August 17, 2013 3:54 PM

La vuelta al cole! / Go to the school!

Teresa Wandek's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:44 PM

We do still need to remember that to get it right with the student you need to get it right with the teacher. As John said "keeping it simple and general is still the key"

Jan Eade's curator insight, August 21, 2013 12:17 AM

Some interesting apps here which are worth looking at, but I am not sure why some of them are classified as teacher apps. 

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33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity

33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Here are the main apps I suggest for storytelling. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are apps for creating stories in various ways and others are apps I would use to help kids plan out a story. I have listed them in the order of importance for my classroom. I think the first 10 on the list are a must have for all elementary classrooms."


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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 10:06 PM

Nice resources, most are not free...

Iras Laval's curator insight, August 11, 2013 4:32 PM

Want to check this out

John Thomas's curator insight, February 11, 2014 4:10 AM
33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity
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Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same."


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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, July 2, 2014 7:34 PM

um big quadro de aplicativos utilizados para apoiar aprendizagem no seculo XXI...

faezams's curator insight, July 10, 2014 9:01 PM

App list visual

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 9, 2016 4:24 PM

Here are two great visual lists of iPad apps for Teachers and Students.

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Top 50 Apps for Kids: education, music, art...

Top 50 Apps for Kids: education, music, art... | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Find it impossible to get your kids to sit still for 5 minutes? Not anymore. Babble’s top 50 apps will leave them entertained for hours!

 

Read more:

http://www.babble.com/kid/kids-products/50-best-kids-apps-family/

 


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Tapestry: Beautiful Storytelling

Tapestry: Beautiful Storytelling | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Tapestry is a growing collection of short, wonderful stories made for reading on your phone.

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Tap, tap, tap - not the sound of a typewriter but the sound of stories unfolding on your phone

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Hendrika GREEN's curator insight, July 26, 2013 5:51 PM

Could be inspirational to reluctant readers and writers!

Kim Spence-Jones's curator insight, August 2, 2013 12:31 PM

Could this be an unusual cool way to get your message across?

Marlo Perez's curator insight, August 3, 2013 9:10 PM

want to try this one

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Educational Technology: Highly Used Apps in High Schools

Educational Technology: Highly Used Apps in High Schools | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Ask a group of high school teachers what they want from technology in the classroom, and you’re likely to hear variations on three answers: They want tools that help students write well, do research based on solid references, and improve time-management skills. When students enter high school, educational technology is no longer mainly for drilling or practice or simply keeping students engaged. Now tech provides the day-planner, the reference library, and the easily carried note-taking method that can help high school students succeed."


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Vanessa Monell Mercado's curator insight, June 23, 2013 12:15 PM

Will to try these with my students, I hope they have some cool iones for learning Spanish!

Lindsey Carroll's curator insight, June 24, 2013 3:51 PM

"If only it had been like this in my day" - I would have been in my element!

Michelle Altenberger's comment, July 15, 2013 11:04 AM
Wow...so much out there! This is a great link - thanks for sharing.
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Seven Free Science Apps for iPads - iPad Apps for Schools

Seven Free Science Apps for iPads - iPad Apps for Schools | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"I’m preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a list of some science apps that their middle school and high school students can use. This is part of the list that has free apps."


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Mark Lewis's curator insight, October 18, 2013 1:20 PM

Got to start teaching the sciences at an early age!  I'm going to check these out.

John Rudkin's curator insight, October 19, 2013 10:37 AM

Wonderful selection of science Apps here.... and all FREE

FutureITouch's curator insight, December 1, 2013 10:27 PM

www.iclothproducts.com

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Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling--Visualized

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling--Visualized | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
See the rules that make up the Pixar playbook as image macros.

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Nat Sones's curator insight, October 16, 2013 9:22 AM

Everything we do and say is story. All standard story structures ask the question 'who am I?' and try to make the answer interesting - or we stop caring. The rules here contain some great visuals and a lot of thought-provoking ideas. Go be provoked. 

Darren R. W. Chick's curator insight, October 18, 2013 10:16 AM

Through 22 Pixar moments, I'm reminded of Steven Covey's 7 Habits ... do you see the similarities?

flea palmer's curator insight, October 29, 2013 10:43 AM

Excellent advice for composing an engaging story from Pixar

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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Intro to 6 Actions to iPadify the Writer's Process #iPad #Writing #edtech

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Intro to 6 Actions to iPadify the Writer's Process #iPad #Writing #edtech | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"

Note: Welcome to this new series on the iPad to transform how we approach writing in the classroom (or anywhere)! In this new series, the focus is on 6 actions you can take to iPadify the Writer's Process. Yes, that's right. The Writer's process. Maybe we've gone a bit astray with our focus on the writing process. As a writer, what do you do? That's what this series focuses on. 
By the way, if you haven't read the previous series, iPadifying the Writing Workshop, you'll definitely want to in this convenient post that combines all the sections into one. 

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Patricia Montaño's curator insight, October 7, 2013 4:22 PM

El proceso de escritura es muy importante.

Marci Milius's curator insight, October 8, 2013 10:46 AM

Interesting!

 

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Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker

Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

As the traditional lecture has come increasingly under fire for being completely out of touch with modern teaching and learning methods, there has been a move by many teachers, conference presenters and lecturers to make their teaching techniques more modern and interactive. One of the key technologies for enabling this has been a range of audience response systems that provide real time responses to polls, questions and surveys while the speakers is actually presenting.


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Eva Ramos's curator insight, September 28, 2013 7:47 PM

Wow!  I am going to give this a try!

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A very interesting tool, that teachers can use inside and outside the formal learning area. Where students can interact with the information live during the lecture (where most interaction should happen anyway) closing the 'cold and insigificant' student-lecturer relationship. Students can respond to the data while the lecture is in progress. As expensive and time-consuming (training) this intiative would be to udertake it would certainly improve lecture attedance. :D

Charmaine Thomae's curator insight, October 22, 2016 12:32 AM
I found this article to be really interesting because it focuses on one app that helps bring teachers and students together. This article breaks down the way to use it and how it all works. 
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Rewordify.com: Understand what you read

Rewordify.com: Understand what you read | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.

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Gabi Witthaus's curator insight, September 3, 2013 4:47 AM

Interesting idea - this could be useful in EFL teaching or just for people who are reading in English as a second language and need a bit of help.

 

I tried it on the Adobe Connect website to see if it would demystify some of the 'Marketese' though, and it didn't help much! A sentence such as 'Powering mission-critical web conferencing solutions, end-to-end, on virtually any device' is full of everyday words which are being used in an unnecessarily obscure way. Which is why I'm in favour of simply writing in plain English (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain_english).

 

On that subject, I recently discovered the absolutely wonderful Simple English Wikipedia (http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page), which does just that.

 

ytchquelia cargill's curator insight, September 7, 2013 9:37 PM

This website is made for children that have a hard time understanding a word or sentence in the English language. By breaking down a word or difficult sentence into word that the child will be able to know.

 

Info: Rewordify.com

Mikev Techpage's curator insight, September 20, 2013 12:49 PM

Structure

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The 10 best writing apps on the iPad

The 10 best writing apps on the iPad | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant ...

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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, August 24, 2013 11:53 PM

Comprehensive overview of the big players in this area. I have been playing around with Quip for a week and it looks interesting and could be useful in the classroom for interactive writing projects.

JoanneMorris's curator insight, August 25, 2013 8:33 AM

Nice to see the latest writing apps reviewed so we can stay on top of what's out there.

Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, August 26, 2013 1:53 AM

Mooi overzicht van de belangrijkste notitie-apps. Voor gezamenlijk schrijven in het onderwijs zou Quip wel eens aardig kunnen zijn. 

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5 Free iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Notes - iPad Apps for Schools

5 Free iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Notes - iPad Apps for Schools | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"One of the things that I love about the start of the new school year is that so many students have goals for making “this year the year they…” For many students that blank is filled in with “stay organized” or “take better notes.” If your students are going to be using iPads in your classroom this year, here are five free iPad apps they can try for taking notes and keeping those notes organized."


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Andy Kenworthy's curator insight, August 24, 2013 9:32 AM

Evernote and Penultimate for me.

Dave Barry's curator insight, August 24, 2013 10:04 PM
Notetaking Made easy. Another reason every student should have an ipad...
Jan Eade's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:51 PM

Some great free iPad apps that will aid students in using their iPads for note-taking.

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6 Useful Apps for Teaching Kids how to Code ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Useful Apps for Teaching Kids how to Code ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Below is a list of some interesting web tools that you can use with your kids and students to help them learn coding. I have only included the most popular platforms and the ones I have personally tried. Have a look and as always your feedback is welcome."


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Communica8GH's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:58 PM

Coding might be fun for a lot of students.

Kelly Blair's curator insight, August 7, 2013 8:50 AM

A great list to get started with, I'm also going to use the programming lessons found at the Khan academy.

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, August 8, 2013 7:19 AM

Excellent post! I have a 10 year old and a 13 year old, I wonder if they will like different ones.  

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The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic

The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students. The handy infographic takes a look at different types of assessments and their attributes and questions. Keep reading to learn more.


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A useful summary of how assessement is used in education to inform and demonstrate learning.

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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:25 AM

Great overview of assessments in education.

Shea Stehm's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:41 PM

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students.

Dee KC's curator insight, August 6, 2013 3:25 PM

following the DfE's assessing without levels guidance this looks like  god place to start when reviewing how you measure progress

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5 Best iPad Math Apps for Kids - Learning Tools for Your Kids

5 Best iPad Math Apps for Kids - Learning Tools for Your Kids | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Here are some of the best iPad math apps for kids that make learning math faster and in an entertaining way. Learning math has become fun thanks to these cool entertaining iPad apps.

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47 Core Teacher Apps: A Visual Library Of Apps For Teachers | TeachThought

47 Core Teacher Apps: A Visual Library Of Apps For Teachers | TeachThought | Learning Apps | Scoop.it

"Using the iPad in a 1:1 environment requires not only some ground rules, but a bit of common language.

 

Since every student has their own iPad, and teachers likely do as well, this common tool necessitates some universal understanding:"


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Bart van Maanen's curator insight, July 5, 2013 6:09 AM

Wellicht kunnen leraren deze zomer in de digitale wereld inspiratie opdoen, nu 'flipping the classroom' in opkomst is. (zie de Volkskrant: 'De nieuwe leraar is videomeester'.

Mats Öström's curator insight, July 9, 2013 2:22 AM

En snabb blick ger att detta är en bra översikt över bra appar att ha för elever på gymnasiet (funkar säkert bra på högstadiet och på högskolan med...)

Jason Varnon's curator insight, August 26, 2013 10:22 AM

Excellent resource for teachers who just received iPads!

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S.M.A.R.T Adventures - Maths Mystery Games for Girls

S.M.A.R.T Adventures - Maths Mystery Games for Girls | Learning Apps | Scoop.it
Math mystery games designed especially or girls.
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