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Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education | learning technologies | Scoop.it
How to Argue for iPads in the ClassroomA collaboration between iPad Educators Steve Lai (@sly111, Canada) and Richard Wells (@ipadwells, New Zealand)Preamble: This article is to support iPads in te...
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10 Excellent Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

10 Excellent Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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A Map of Languages

A Map of Languages | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Locallingual is an interactive map of languages and dialects around the world. You can click on the map to read the language(s) spoke

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Action Story

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Action Story is a free interactive app to improve English comprehension. It allows users to choose the path the character takes. They can create small acts in a story based on clues prompted in the app. They would learn how to structure sentences and meaning of words by indulging in an interactive-story


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, February 2, 10:58 PM

Really nice way to get student enjoying learning English.

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10 Good Ways to Boost Kids Learning Using Mobile Technology

10 Good Ways to Boost Kids Learning Using Mobile Technology | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Technology has radically transformed and revolutionized education. From education 1.0 where technology was hardly used to education 3.0 where digitally reigns, learners are becoming more dependent on web technologies to help them with their learning. Of course there are always side effects to any new innovation but when it comes to education the advantages of embracing technology way outnumber its inconveniences. The infographic below from the folks in Pumpic provides some key insights regarding the use of technology especially the mobile one in kids learning. It also suggests some interesting ways to use smartphones and tablets to boost kids’ education and features a number of apps to use in this regard.

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Presentious

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Presentious turns your live presentations into recordings that pair your audio with each slide. It’s a powerful format that combines the narrative structure of slides with the context of commentary.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 17, 2016 12:55 PM

Very simple to use tool to get your presentations recorded and online.

Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, June 21, 2016 12:53 PM
Easy tool for recording audio with slides. I don't like that you can flip ahead thus getting the audio off sync with the slides, but it looks like you can control that. 
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SAMR Model - Breaking New Ground - @KStrachan_BNG

I have been pulling together some SAMR model material for an inservice and so am posting it for convenience sake. Use it as you may.

Note that I see the model as more of a continuum: sometimes it is appropriate to be a t the lower end of the continuum, often it is better to strive for the transformative levels.

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6 Great Websites for Educators Using iPads in the Classroom - GAGGLE.NET

6 Great Websites for Educators Using iPads in the Classroom - GAGGLE.NET | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Despite news of Chromebooks surpassing iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools, iPads continue to play a very important role in K-12 education. It’s increasingly become more common for students to come to school with their own iPads, while other schools are implementing successful 1:1 programs.

The goal of any device should be to fade into the background, allowing learning to always be in the forefront. Tailoring your curriculum to include devices such as iPads can have a positive impact on student engagement in the classroom and continued learning outside the classroom. When iPads are integrated effectively, the outcomes can be amazing. Bookmark these websites for some great tips.

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Our Favourite iPad Apps for Creating Educational Posters and Infographics ~ EdTech and MLearning

Our Favourite iPad Apps for Creating Educational Posters and Infographics ~  EdTech and MLearning | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Below is our  selection of the best iPad apps for creating educational posters and visuals in this year. You can use these apps with your students to design beautiful educational infographics using a wide variety of multimedia materials that include text, images, shapes, audio and video clips and many more. Some of these apps also provide pre-made templates to help you give a professional look to your posters.  Check them out and share with us your feedback. Enjoy

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ErezPorat's curator insight, January 1, 2016 5:04 AM

אפליקציות אייפד נבחרות ליצירת כרזות, פוסטרים ואינפוגרפיקות

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers - @teachthought

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers - @teachthought | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.

Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, December 20, 2015 2:38 PM

We're not an iPad school but these are cool! Hey, that rhymed! lols

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9 iPad Apps that Assess Student Learning

9 iPad Apps that Assess Student Learning | learning technologies | Scoop.it

"As an iPad Lab teacher, I work closely with the classroom teachers to deepen and assess their students’ understanding of the material taught in the classroom—oftentimes, teachers ask that I spend additional time in the lab covering material that they’ve already taught.

The apps listed below are some of my favorite apps to use in these instances. Technology allows students opportunities to demonstrate and engage in learning in ways that go beyond using paper and pencil.

A tedious review session, suddenly becomes a something to look forward to. Completing a project that demonstrates the child’s knowledge about a topic becomes a task to be enjoyed and flaunted.

Use these apps to take your classroom learning environment and assessment to the next level."


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Lee Hall's curator insight, September 11, 2015 1:49 PM

Children love to use the buzzer.

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Hi I think you have compiled a great resource on teaching and learning with iPad. Also I would like to share with you this great new blog I came across on using iPad Pro in teaching learning http://www.assignmenthelp.net/blog/38-reasons-why-every-educator-needs-an-ipad-pro/ Give it a read if you find some time. You might like it.
Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, September 12, 2015 9:35 PM

Check out these apps to engage students as they show you what they know. I love it when we can engage students at a high level while making learning fun!

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The periodic table of iPad Apps

The periodic table of iPad Apps | learning technologies | Scoop.it

I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins' (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too - being able to map Apps to activities - I thought it a really helpful too. Wi...


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Consultants-E's curator insight, July 15, 2015 2:14 PM

This is a very nice idea.  It could be useful to create one of these with your fellow teachers

 

Ehmma Koshkina's curator insight, August 6, 2015 4:35 AM

This is a very nice idea.  It could be useful to create one of these with your fellow teachers

 

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Teaching like it's 2999: 10 Tips for Getting Started in your New iClassroom

Teaching like it's 2999: 10 Tips for Getting Started in your New iClassroom | learning technologies | Scoop.it
The question continues to arise: OK, I'm getting iPads... How do I begin? While I've written posts about it here or there, it can be a pain to search an entire blog to find just what you need. So for your convenience, below I've curated 10 tips for getting started on your new iAdventure:

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Jason Smith's curator insight, July 18, 2015 11:50 AM

More great technology tips in education

Tom Cockburn's curator insight, July 19, 2015 6:07 AM

worth a read for its distilled experience

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Why & How to Green Screen in class - IPAD 4 SCHOOLS

Why & How to Green Screen in class - IPAD 4 SCHOOLS | learning technologies | Scoop.it

"Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on work and projects can be tricky. Many students struggle to engage with the reflection properly as it is often a dry, unentertaining end to any unit or project. But that’s where the Green Screen App can help. (How-to help sheet below)

 

Remember:


People don’t learn from experience.
People learn when reflecting on experience.
People learn more when they can witness their own reflection."

 


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 5, 2015 7:39 AM

Ik heb de app al, nu nog een groen scherm.

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20 Great STEAM Websites for Young Learners

20 Great STEAM Websites for Young Learners | learning technologies | Scoop.it
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10 Websites + 4 Apps that Make Geography Fun

10 Websites + 4 Apps that Make Geography Fun | learning technologies | Scoop.it
One of the hardest challenges for teachers is how to engage students in core subjects such as geography. It’s about mountains and rocks and valleys that haven’t changed for thousands of…

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8 of The Best Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students

8 of The Best Audio Recording Apps for Teachers and Students | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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How to make a good teacher

How to make a good teacher | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Teaching is a mass profession: it cannot grab all the top graduates, year after year. When poor teachers are fired, new ones are needed—and they will have been trained in the very same system that failed to make fine teachers out of their predecessors.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 17, 2016 1:21 AM

Not really technology related but still very relevant to learning.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 19, 2016 3:26 PM
I utter agreement!!! No more excuses!!
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Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2

Resources for Using iPads in Grades K-2 | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Looking for advice on integrating iPads in K-2 classrooms? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.

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The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy -

The Padagogy Wheel - It’s Not About The Apps, It’s About The Pedagogy - | learning technologies | Scoop.it
The Padagogy Wheel is designed to help educators think – systematically, coherently, and with a view to long term, big-picture outcomes – about how they use mobile apps in their teaching. The Padagogy Wheel is all about mindsets; it’s a way of thinking about digital-age education that meshes together concerns about mobile app features, learning transformation, motivation, cognitive development and long-term learning objectives.

The Padagogy Wheel, though, is not rocket science. It is an everyday device that can be readily used by everyday teachers; it can be applied to everything from curriculum planning and development, to writing learning objectives and designing centered activities. The idea is for the users to respond to the challenges that the Wheel presents for their teaching practices, and to ask themselves the tough questions about their choices and methods.

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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 14, 10:53 AM
Des mots clés à l'aide du SAMR qui peuvent vous aider à trouver une nouvelle application.
Character Minutes's curator insight, February 13, 5:59 PM
An essential for every educator!

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Adventures in my classroom; Harnessing the Power of Technology to get them speaking! 

Adventures in my classroom; Harnessing the Power of Technology to get them speaking!  | learning technologies | Scoop.it
The new (academic) year equals new classes and without a doubt new strategies to employ. Good friends who are brill with ICT, Apps and iPads have given me a helping hand to get students speaking in the target language overcoming fears of looking or sounds daft and the anxiety of not sounding right. I am…
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25 Best Education Apps for the iPad - Daily Genius

25 Best Education Apps for the iPad - Daily Genius | learning technologies | Scoop.it
One of the very best learning tools ever made in the history of mankind is sitting on a table, couch, bed, or in your hands right now. If you think your iPad is just a toy, you’re only half-right at best since that is perhaps one of the best computers available right now.

That’s right; it’s a computer just like your desktop or laptop, as well as your mobile phone. You get screen size and portability all in one, and that is exactly what you need in a learning tool.

With its convenience and power all in one package, you should make the most of it as a learning tool right now and download some apps that will help you expand your understanding of the world and become a more complete human being, as well as help others do the same.

Here are 25 of the best educational apps for the iPad available right now

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7 easy, powerful ways to use iPad cameras in the classroom - Let's Teach With Tech

7 easy, powerful ways to use iPad cameras in the classroom - Let's Teach With Tech | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Our school is a 1:1 iPad school. We made the decision to go with iPads knowing that there are relative strengths and weaknesses of the device. For our purposes, it was decided that the strengths outweighed the weaknesses.


One strength that factored heavily into the discussion was the camera, and putting the power to create multimedia work in the hands of every student.


Here are 7 ways the camera can be leveraged for deeper learning in your class."


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Ruth Reynolds's curator insight, September 14, 2015 12:09 PM

some useful ideas. I am going to next try QR codes

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning

Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Video Playlist: Mobile Devices in the Classroom

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Consultants-E's curator insight, July 2, 2015 5:52 PM
An updated Video Playlist: Mobile Devices in the Classroom
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An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers

An Infographic That Summarizes Twitter For Teachers | learning technologies | Scoop.it
We've got a guide to twitter hashtags for education that helps aggregate some of the must-know twitter tidbits. And of course, cybraryman has especially useful…

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Consultants-E's curator insight, July 24, 2015 5:31 AM

New to twitter?  No worries...here's a useful guide.

Anna Bartosik's curator insight, July 25, 2015 8:07 AM

Dispelling the mystery of Twitter for the hesitant...there is no mystery. Join the community.

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Top 5 Digital Storytelling Tools to Try in 2015

Top 5 Digital Storytelling Tools to Try in 2015 | learning technologies | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling (or really just STORYtelling) isn't just for one subject. The power to tell a story (and tell it well) is applicable in every aspect of life...people love stories and learn fro...

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