As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing quite …
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"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."
"The Record of Reading app is a wonderful tool for increasing organization and simplifying the data collection involved with running records. This app records the student’s voice and allows the teacher to make running record notations as the student reads. It includes places for making notes about fluency, the book’s title/level, and the student’s accuracy and self-correction rate. This app also has a timer for keeping track of reading rate."
OhGizmo! iHeart Locket is an iPad based diary for children which can be locked using an ... Gizmag Children used to hide their diaries from prying parental eyes by shutting them with a flimsy lock and stuffing them under a pillow.
"At Lower Allen, my kindergarten class is using iPads to help teach students several different skills. I incorporate Daily 5 into my language arts block, and found that iPads are a great recourse to use for every area of Daily 5 (Read to Self, Read to Someone, Work on Writing, Word Work, Listen to Reading)."
Stacy Stephens has created this amazing document of choices between iPad apps and Web 2.0 applications that can be used to employ types of formative assessments. It is organized to encourage a balanced approach to formative assessment so that teachers can easily see the various options they might have to encourage Write, Do, and Say in the classroom. Nice work Stacy!
"Learning how to write a computer program is a lot like learning a new language. There are nouns, verbs, and sentences. With far fewer words than a spoken language, it may be easier too. A student of languages can pick it up just as quickly as a student of math. To help, here are a set of tools that teach computer programming."
This step-by-step iPad workflow is a handy visual tool that any teacher using iPads should check out. It'll save you time and more than a few headaches.
Paperless Workflow For Teachers Using Google Drive
Set up student GmailStudents create and share a folder with the teacher in Google DriveTeacher creates a class folder with subfoldersTeacher creates a shared folder to share documents with studentsTeachers distribute and collect assignments via the shared folders.Grading can be done using Insert-> Comments, or by adding notes to the header
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