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This looks like an awesome app. Can't wait to try it.
Taking notes in class and at conferences just got a whole lot more and fun. Check out these striking examples and learn how innovative educators are using them effectively.
Using iPads in the classroom isvery relevant to students. Technology is something they use everyday, and finding ways to incorporate them wth math will be engaging.
BYOD classrooms can address a number of issues. It can solve the problem of not having enough (or any) devices for your classroom.
5 Reasons Why I Love The Subtext App Reading meet 21st century. Students meet collaboration. Teachers meet student engagement! The Subtext app is pure educational bliss for teachers. It is everythi...
Unfortunately Subtext App is only available for iPad from US iTunes store :-(
There are some big DOs and DON'Ts if you're on the receiving end of an iPad in the classroom. This is a guide for teachers to save time and trouble.
The investigation shows that almost all objectives, teaching tasks and concepts of thecurriculum can be promoted with the aid of tablet computers. Nevertheless, a lot ofprerequisites in terms of hardware and software are required for a successful integration of tablets. In addition, there are some drawbacks, such as the lack of teacher training and slower text production.
A useful ebook for integrating iPads into the classroom
I am once again grateful for all of the educators willing to share resources with the rest of us. Nik has provided an insightful publication on the use of iPads in the classroom.
In order to move from theory to practice in mobile learning, one needs a framework. The JISC Mobile InfoKit introduces its frameworks discussion by listing six 'course aspects' (my term) which may ...
The Kit itself is looking a bit outdated (2011) but it's an interesting framework.
This kind of model is really needed - very helpful. Check out the whole book (free) at http://www.aupress.ca/books/120155/ebook/99Z_Mohamed_Ally_2009-MobileLearning.pdf
Gure nagusia honetaz sakontzen ari da. gaia interesgarria benetan!
As iPads proliferate in schools around the world, and students as well as teachers create more and more content, questions about what to do with all of those learning objects have arisen.
Throughout this past semester, I tried, (often in vain), to create bridges for myself. Being accustomed to working with a computer and having students likewise work on their laptops, I had the urge...
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point. Apple aren’t trying to make a laptop replacement, why would they? They make a couple of extremely good ones! The iPad is a new kind of device that asks you to think and work differently.
Some interesting points here, especially the one about the Apple ecosystem.
This is a great list. I like the way these are lists of few, not of pointlessly large numbers. Try out a few and find what's best for you.
CloudOn brings Microsoft Office (R) to your favorite device
"Further recognition of the massive adoption of iPad by so many schools around the world, Apple have just launched two new sections on their iPad App Store. One section is aimed at teachers and parents with apps for the children, broken down in to different age groups and learning activities. "
Good, but for teachers in New Zealand the curriculum and professional development still needs to be connecged to these resources. Teachers can do this, of course, but wouldn't it be nice if there were some resources available which make those connections?
But are these apps really any good for education?
Notability is an awesome note-taking app that not only let's you write your notes in your own handwriting, but it will also let you simultaneously record you...
Notability is a note-taking app that looks like it could have huge potential in the classroom. I'm so looking forward to trying it out.
The app runs on a mobile device and allows users to add animated speaking characters to a selection of backgrounds or to the users' own images. You can then either use text to speech to write a script for the character, or you can record your own voice and the app will lip-synch you text to the character. This is very quick and easy to do. Here's how.
If you liked Xtranormal, ...
This is my most recent blog post which includes ideas for activities to get students speaking outside the classroom.
This is something I've gotta try. During their two week vacation, my students are sharing Voicethreads. This looks like fun! Something new!
Tablets have brought easy video recording to classrooms around the world. So why not turn the camera on yourself and do some self-critiquing?