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50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now (2013/10/10)- Edudemic

50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now (2013/10/10)- Edudemic | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
I'll admit it. I'm a fan of Apple products. But that doesn't mean I don't yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!), we're left with a split marketplace of apps.

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Tap-Swipe-Pinch, Tablets in Education

Tap-Swipe-Pinch, Tablets in Education | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
The use of tablets in education "Tap - Swipe - Pinch" iPad, Android and Windows tablets changing the ways to learn and teach Erasmus + Course.  Euneos.
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You are invited to visit Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/Tap.Swipe.Pinch.Course/ to discuss about tablet courses with your colleagues!

Erasmus+ training courses, funded by the EU, are a good way to get better skills with tablets and apps. Three different kinds of courses - general, music, English - focus on practical didactic use of tablets. Only schools can apply. You can read more about what to know about applying in http://ilpohalonen.wordpress.com.

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A new look for the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides viewers on the mobile web

A new look for the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides viewers on the mobile web | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it

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Important to know. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: SeeSaw - Easily Create Digital Portfolios on iPads, Chromebooks, and Android Tablets

Free Technology for Teachers: SeeSaw - Easily Create Digital Portfolios on iPads, Chromebooks, and Android Tablets | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
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a useful app (iPad, Android, Crome) for creating e-portfolios or class journals...

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The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning ~ EdTech & MLearning

The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning ~ EdTech & MLearning | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Project-based learning is one of the best teaching strategies that enhances students learning and increases their engagement with the learning tasks at hand. Technology and particularly mobile technology takes this concept a step further by empowering students with the tools they need to perform their tasks anytime and anywhere they are. After having published a comprehensive list of iPad apps teachers can use to incorporate the ethos of project based learning in their classroom teaching, we are sharing with you today another list but this time for Android users.

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...Just another list of android apps for PBL approach while using android tablets in the classroom

Just another list of android apps for PBL approach while using android tablets in the classroom

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Oculus Rift in the classroom: Immersive education's next level | ZDNet

Oculus Rift in the classroom: Immersive education's next level | ZDNet | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
As technology advances and the obstacles of bandwidth and price fall away, we’ll see what happens next.
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yet another challenging approach...As technology advances and the obstacles of bandwidth and price fall away, we’ll see what happens next.

As technology advances and the obstacles of bandwidth and price fall away, we’ll see what happens next.

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Pedagogy Before Technology - 10 Ideas to Consider

Pedagogy Before Technology - 10 Ideas to Consider | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Pedagogy Before Technology Indubitably, IT has changed aspects of the nature of knowledge and the way we access it. But what knowledge do we need in the 21st century? Before I go any further, I  re...
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I like this: Knowledge is power. Besides, our students see much more outside of school than we realize or like to admit via the interweb or hanging with friends.

...Just embrace these facts and add also those from the curricula and...

Knowledge is power. Besides, our students see much more outside of school than we realize or like to admit via the interweb or hanging with friends.

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Clive on Learning: Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

Clive on Learning: Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
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I liked these two statements in the article a lot: 

Moreover, the theory holds that people who receive instruction in a manner that is not matched to their learning style are at a disadvantage for learning.

As professionals, I believe we have to respond to the evidence of what works and not to fads, fashions and what people are trying to sell us. 

 

Moreover, the theory holds that people who receive instruction in a manner that is not matched to their learning style are at a disadvantage for learning."Moreover, the theory holds that people who receive instruction in a manner that is not matched to their learning style are at a disadvantage for learning."

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Using the iPad in the Music Classroom – National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

Using the iPad in the Music Classroom – National Association for Music Education (NAfME) | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
So, by now, unless you live under a rock, you have seen what an iPad can do for you as a teacher. This is my attempt to share a few of the things I do in my classroom with this wonderful piece of technology.

There are dozens if not hundreds of great music-based apps, and I will share a few of my favorites, but first, let’s talk about the basic features of the iPad that you can use out of the box.

One thing I use the video camera for is immediate feedback. It seems a bit obvious, but have you used the video camera to record your group and play it back to them? Immediate response. Don’t record a whole piece, just a passage. You can put it on a big screen if you have Apple TV or “AirPlay”. (This little gem of software is worth investigating).  I usually avoid recording kids faces, just follow the score so they are not visually distracted. Now make a list of the board (or the screen) of things they did well as a group, individually, etc. Then a contrasting list of things they need to improve.  There, your students just wrote four days of lesson plans for you! Lather, rinse, repeat.

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EUNEOS organises such an ERASMUS+ course for teachers of music...

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5 Powerful Android Audio Recording Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Powerful Android Audio Recording Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
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a list of apps for recording voice for android devices...

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Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future
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Never ending story, we can't stop improving our teaching and learning, future development is the biggest challenge in our lives, so also in our teaching...

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Inside Scoop: What's coming from Google I/O 2015? video - CNET

Inside Scoop: What's coming from Google I/O 2015? video - CNET | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Before Google's annual developers conference kicks off in San Francisco, CNET's Lexy Savvides and Rich Nieva discuss what's expected from the I/O keynote.
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Learning With Nature | Curiosity | Engagement | eSkills

Learning With Nature | Curiosity | Engagement | eSkills | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
In our time of fast-paced, exam-pressured, high-tech culture, where does learning with nature have a place?

When adults are asked to recall a time in their youth when they were happiest, invariably they refer to times spent outdoors and with friends.

 

Our clever screen world keeps us busy and on the go, but does not help us to communicate, feel loved, gain the satisfaction of the quiet mind, and relax. Time with others in nature does exactly that -- and much, much more!

 

Learn more:

 

https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/practice-learning-about-sustainability-up-from-the-early-age-a-must/

 

Using blogs to document the beauty of nature:

 

https://gustmeeshobbyen.wordpress.com/

 


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a compilation of activities that inspire learning by doing, observing and sharing...

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In our time of fast-paced, exam-pressured, high-tech culture, where does learning with nature have a place?

When adults are asked to recall a time in their youth when they were happiest, invariably they refer to times spent outdoors and with friends.


Our clever screen world keeps us busy and on the go, but does not help us to communicate, feel loved, gain the satisfaction of the quiet mind, and relax. Time with others in nature does exactly that -- and much, much more!


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https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/practice-learning-about-sustainability-up-from-the-early-age-a-must/


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https://gustmeeshobbyen.wordpress.com/



Susan Sharma's curator insight, May 27, 1:46 AM

The contribution of public parks in improving the health of a population is immense.

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5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers

5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies For Teachers | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
This article feature 5 easy and effective formative assessment strategies to use with your students.

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An important feature of teaching and learning...

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This article features 5 easy and effective formative assessment strategies to use with your students.

Patricia Thomson's curator insight, May 30, 8:08 AM

5 very easy to implement strategies.

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How to install a custom dictionary on your iPad | iPad Insight

How to install a custom dictionary on your iPad | iPad Insight | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it

GoodWhile using your iPad there are occasions when, while reading or composing an email or text, you might have the inclination to look up the meaning and/or


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3 things to do right now to organise your Google Drive in the most efficient way

3 things to do right now to organise your Google Drive in the most efficient way | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
To put things in order can be much easier that it may seem at the first sight if you know some useful hints about working with your Google Drive.
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Very useful instructions for ll that use GD in the classroom or beyong it :)

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The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
From websites to games, contests to summer camps, we've got a ton of sites to explore in science, technology, engineering and math for kids age 5 to 18.

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... so much to learn about and to tryout...

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Wow!

 

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#STEM #Projects #Guide

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Help your child gain an interest in the latest technology that could lead to a well paying job. Many opportunities exist even without a college education. 

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12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive in Your Classroom Instruction ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive in Your Classroom Instruction ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
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nice visual about the potentials of GD...

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.
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... these are just the tip of the iceberg and that there are many approaches one can take. Which of these Habits of Mind need the most support for your students? How do you integrate these habits into your classroom?

these are just the tip of the iceberg and that there are many approaches one can take. Which of these Habits of Mind need the most support for your students? How do you integrate these habits into your classroom?

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Storyboarding your Video | The Wideo Blog

Storyboarding your Video | The Wideo Blog | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Preparing for a storyboard involves some choices. Here are six key elements to consider before you start your next project.
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If you want to make a good video it is important to follow these steps.

Making storyboards is the time to turn the swirling brainstorm into an organized template or timeline, to make sense of your idea and provide the foundation that you will build upon as you move forward. 

 

Making storyboards is the time to turn the swirling brainstorm into an organized template or timeline, to make sense of your idea and provide the foundation that you will build upon as you move forward.Making storyboards is the time to turn the swirling brainstorm into an organized template or timeline, to make sense of your idea and provide the foundation that you will build upon as you move forward.

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Education Technology and the Twenty-First-Century Skills Gap

Education Technology and the Twenty-First-Century Skills Gap | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
All too often in many countries, students do not get the education they must have to prosper in the twenty-first century. Education technology can help close this skills gap.
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Education technology can complement existing and emerging pedagogical approaches such as project-based, experiential, inquiry-based, and adaptive learning methods, as well as facilitate the teaching of twenty-first-century skills such as communication, creativity, persistence, and collaboration. But much more can be done with education technology to develop higher-order competencies and character qualities.

education technology can complement existing and emerging pedagogical approaches such as project-based, experiential, inquiry-based, and adaptive learning methods, as well as facilitate the teaching of twenty-first-century skills such as communication, creativity, persistence, and collaboration. But much more can be done with education technology to develop higher-order competencies and character qualities.

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How-To: Create Reading Guides for Students with iBook Tools - @ClassTechTips

How-To: Create Reading Guides for Students with iBook Tools - @ClassTechTips | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it

"One thing I love about iBooks is how easy it is to take notes and organize your thinking.

 

I’ve used iBooks to prepare reading guides for student book clubs. If your students are reading classic texts (Treasure Island, Jane Eyre, etc.) these books are free to download.  If students are going to read in a book club with hard copies of a text, you can purchase a copy on iBooks and prepare a reading guide for them. Here’s how:"


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Apple's Step-By-Step Guide on How to Move Content from Android to Your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Apple's Step-By-Step Guide on How to Move Content from Android to Your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
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Such guides are always useful. This one is for those who use different devices...

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Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Education in 2015 [Slideshare] | Extreme Networks

Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Education in 2015 [Slideshare] | Extreme Networks | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
  Education and especially higher education IT people are often among the leaders in technology innovation. Yet, as the pace of change has accelerated,
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The Kobo Glo HD offers a smooth, simple e-reader experience (review)

The Kobo Glo HD offers a smooth, simple e-reader experience (review) | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
The Kobo Glo HD melds great design and good pricing, but it's up against some stiff competition in a crowded market.
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a lot about the e-readers and their functions...

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21st Century Fluencies Assessment Download

21st Century Fluencies Assessment Download | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it
Assess the skills your students need to be successful. Solution Fluency for problem-solving, Information Fluency, Creativity Fluency and more. This tool will help you set the baseline and measure progress.
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Useful material for teachers and students...

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WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? | eSkills

WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? | eSkills | learning by using iPads | Scoop.it

WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? OR, WHAT Are THE Jobs Look Like In The Future!? That are actually questions which I get asked very often from people and where I could ask ONLY the first one! WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? Well, there is one well renown person WHO explains it BEST in my opinion, and that is Howard GARDNER.


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SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, May 27, 2:15 PM

Alot of these skills cannot be taught. Your B.A., MBA., or Ph.D.may not give you the edge you thought they might.

nihal abitiu's curator insight, June 1, 6:24 AM

1- Leadership, 2- Collaboration, 3- Adaptability, 4- Innovation, 5- Critical thinking, 6- Communication, 7- Productivity and accountability, 8- Accessing, analysing and synthesizing information, 9- Global citizenship, 10- Entrepreneurialism

FCPE Marx Dormoy's curator insight, July 1, 6:51 AM

Vision certes anglo-saxonne mais assez adaptée à ce que l'on voit dans les grandes entreprises "mondialisées"