"The Education category of the App Store features an overwhelming number of apps, great for both parents and teachers.
Each subject search displays a diverse and colorful selection of apps to cover just about anything you’ll be adding to your digital curriculum. However, with so many choices, it’s hard to discern a download-worthy app from the next. (A simple search for math apps yielded well over 200 results.) Here is a list of educational iPad apps by subject matter that you may not have heard of before, but are certainly worth a look."
With the turn of the 21st century, the "social web" saw an explosive growth in the number of online social networking sites. These virtual platforms have gained so much in popularity that their members now count in millions. Online social networking is a constituent part of one's digital identity and whatever you share on them remains there a witness either for or against you. The infographic features some of the risks of posting on social networks. It also provides some interesting data on the kind of content people share on these sites
In general, personal essays are well-suited for the overall purpose of Story in making sense of experiences and perceptions. The essay writing process helps arrange reflective fragments into insights and coherent story. Once this basic understanding is in place, it can be embellished and polished into a work of art by employing description, dialogue, plot, and other tools that add impact for readers.
There are many apps that allow your students to read and interact with books on the ipad. For intermediate students there are endless options for free or nearly free resources. In french immersion primary however the resources are more limited. There are many picture books available for the ipad, unfortunately many of them cost money and only include 1 book per app. There are some other options for getting books of the ipad however. In my class I am using two apps: Itubelist and Rover.
"Today’s Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Natual and Animal Science Apps for Kindergarden and Early Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10). There is another list of science apps for this age group but on other subjects, such as astronomy, physics, or chemistry. For this other science list, you can visit an earlier post HERE http://igamemom.com/2012/12/20/best-educational-apps-for-kids-elementary-school-science/ . Please add your favorite nature and animal science apps in the comment area. I will update the list periodically."
You can get nearly one-fifth of Apple's top recommended kids' apps for free. Cool beans, right? They include the best free games, educational, fun learning and creativity apps for kids. Find them all here.
By now, everyone's heard of Moneyball. Applying statistics to baseball to build the best team for the buck. Naturally, there's a lot of interest these days in applying the same data-based philosophy to other sports. Jennifer Fewell and Dieter Armbruster used network analysis to model gameplay in basketball.
Wordstorm visualizes the associations between words. Starting from a word that you choose, Wordstorm creates a map where words that are strongly associated with each other appear close together. Wordstorm is an inspiration tool. A thesaurus links words with similar meanings, this program links words whose underlying concepts are related. The words "leaf" and "tree", for example, are strongly related but do not have similar meaning. Wordstorm links these related words making it a great help in writing an essay and finding inspiration for a brainstorm. You can export the wordmaps you created to a file by clicking the 'Export' button. The files are saved in PNG format.
You may not realize it, but over the years scientists and engineers have made astounding discoveries and uses with magnets.
Because of the incredible usefulness of magnets, the abundance of magnetic material, and the ability to create electromagnets, today’s society is riddled with magnet operated devices and machines. Take a look around and you will certainly be able to count the number of things around you that contains magnets. In fact… You are reading this on one now. Your computer, monitor, tablet, and cellphone all contain magnets.
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