"Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely.
The following is our list for the 55 best apps for learning we can find. Some are formal learning–math drilling and phonics, for example–while others are RSS readers, social media platforms, and the like. Nonetheless, these represent the 55 best we could find as of Q1 2013."
Just in time for the Ontario Family Day Holiday, here is a great site to help you find highly recommended iPad & iPhone Apps for kids( in case you missed it last August). Be sure to play outside with your kids, too! :-)
The State of Social Media 2012 is seen in this great Infographic. It succinctly illustrates the monthly growth of Social Media during 2012! The State of Social Media 2012 by The SEO Company Credit: SEO Company.
Unfortunately, there is not much about the rising effect of Social Media on Education!
Net NewsledgerCyber-bullying and youth sharing images electronically are in the newsNet NewsledgerTHUNDER BAY – Editorial – The issue of cyber-bullying and youth sharing images electronically are in the news in Thunder Bay and across Canada.
The app development market is exploding. More and more companies are creating “educational apps”. In some cases, they are simply digital versions of a book or a web based tool. Some seem to have “no educational value” to it at all, but are still sold under the label of “education”. These apps need to be evaluated.
Parents and educators are greatly interested in this timely topic! Please add your own comments to contribute to this interesting report. Do you agree with encouraging young children to use mobile devices for learning?
Look around at any restaurant or mall and it’s easy to see: adults are always connected to their mobile devices. But as this technology becomes even more ingrained in our lives, what can we expect for our children? Studies show that – used wisely – technology can be an important part of their everyday lives as well.
Check out the infographic below to see how mobile technology is integrated into the lives of even the youngest kids.
Mobile technology is still so new, in education. It is everywhere in our daily lives, but what are the effects on children's learning skills? How does it affect their social attitudes and physical growth? The Pros and Cons are still being studied and determined. Tell me what you think.
Since 2006, the Education Inspections Act has made it the legal responsibility of every headteacher to ensure their school's behavioural policy addresses the prevention of bullying in all forms.This timely report is very relevant in today's society. In extreme cases, bullying can lead to feelings of depression, worthlessness, and even suicide.
While researching social skills apps appropriate for individuals with autism, I stumbled upon an extensive app list entitled “A List of Apps for Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorders“ compiled by Jessica Chase, MA.
This playlist will take you through screencasts that will talk you through, step by step, the basic features of the iPad and some of the key apps that you might want to use, particularly if you work in education.