This research article provides additional insight on how e-readers can provide improved reading options for some dyslexic students. A great article for AT specialists, reading specialists and LD teachers.
As the availability of mobile media increases with all age groups there is always pros and cons to consider - and a balance of use. This article presents research as to the hazards of lack of overuse of screen time and mobile use for children. Somewhat alarming statistics.
"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."
Get KinderTown Preschool and Kindergarten Educational Games on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
KinderTown App Review App has for a long time been a favorite curated listing of apps for 3-6 year olds. Developed by individuals in the educational field who understand the balance of hands on learning and technology, both their app and their KinderTown Educational Blog (http://www.kindertown.com/blog/ ) provide great information on age appropriate activities for preschool students as well as students with special needs.
Recommended for any teachers who work with children who are at the developmental level of 3-6 year olds.
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
Apple Distinguished Educators app picks. Curated by curriculum, topic, subject Blooms taxonomy and more. A great place to start a search for apps for your classroom.
The iTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store share the same Apple ID account. To create a new Apple ID for use on iTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store without a credit card, follow the steps below.
Co:Writer App is now available for iOS (iPad and iPhone) providing word prediction, spell checking, text to speech and topic dictionaries that can be customized.
Don Johnston provides a number of short (1-3 minutes) video tutorials to help you quickly learn how to manage features of the app and get you going! Great for elementary thru secondary students with spelling and vocabulary challenges.
Having difficulty managing available space on your iDevice? Are you managing numerous devices with photos and videos hogging space on each of them? With devices that have now had a year or more of ...
I love this app for managing photos and videos at school. CloudCam drops photos and videos immediately into a CloudCam folder in my Google Drive!
No more consuming tons of space on my iDevice with photos or videos.
I wish transferring other documents could be that easy and organized (anyone know any good tips or tricks for organizing in Google Dr?)!
And it is free!
....Plus we know all those possibilities with sharing videos and photos that exist with a Google Dr (share url links, create private YouTube videos and share them, send links to share with others for download, etc. endless?)
Too Long Didn't Read - (TLDR) provides cognitive rescaling tools for students with cognitive or learning disabilities. The Chrome and Android app (free) provides a synopsis or summary of an article in four different options. A great option for students with disabilities and teachers needing to reduce the vocabulary and condense the contet of articles.
Richard Byrne on his Free Tech 4 Teachers Blog shares a short guide to creating and sharing Google Calendars. Although this is a pretty easy thing to do, he also shows how to attach a document or assignment to the calendar event.
Check out this additional way to make sure assignments, instructions and other documents are available to students through their calendar/ electronic agenda!
Let no assignment or due date be left behind!!
What a great way to scaffold supports for students with executive function challenges!
Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It's gone mobile - the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chan...
Co:Writer app is currently available for iOS. Great to see this as an options for struggling writers. Word prediction, text to speech, topic dictionaries, grammar support now for your mobile device with Co:Writer app!