"Below is an updated list of some powerful iPad apps for creating books that you can use with your students. I have only selected ten of what I think are the best and ideal apps for using with different age groups from kids up to adults. I invite you to check them out and share with your colleagues."
Via John Evans
"In order for students to tackle the multi-step word problems they'll be asked to solve as early as elementary school, they need to have mastered their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts. By answering 4 + 12, 15 - 5, 9 x 7 and 18 / 3 quickly and accurately, students can focus on reading word problems to figure out what the question is asking them to do. There are tons of fun apps that help children build their math fluency through games and flashcards. Check out some of these fantastic math apps."
Via John Evans
“ "I'm not very tech savvy" is the response I usually hear from teachers that struggle with technology. Whether it's attaching a document to an email or creating a PowerPoint, some teachers really have”
Via Deborah Welsh, Lucie Salucop
"Edmodo is a powerful web-based platform that has a huge potential for us in education. The features and functionalities provided by Edmodo for teachers and students are invaluable and hence the importance of having access to a handy guide like the one below. This visual guide aims at helping teachers tap into the educational potential of Edmodo."
Via John Evans
“ There are a lot of web tools out there. Many of which are free or, at the very least, freemium. In other words, you can do a free trial to see if you like it. With so many to choose from, it’s tough to figure out which ones work best, are popular, are well supported, …”
Via Abraham Tumuti
"Guest blogger Dave Guymon, an online middle school teacher and edtech Master's candidate, defines visual literacy and proposes using three popular social media modes - Instagram, Emoji and memes - to enhance ..."
Via Leona Ungerer
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Via Dennis T OConnor
"Having had the same class for the last two years, I have been able to develop the children's ICT skills across a range of iPad apps. Along with working with myself, both David and Chris have also worked with my class on several occasions which has given them a good understanding of a range of apps. As a result I felt it was time to allow the children to begin to choose how they wanted to present their learning, instead of instructing them on a particular app I wanted them to use."
Via John Evans
“ Apple's consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years; while the company's newest version isn't perfect, there's plenty to like about it.”
Via Sam Gliksman
From simple charts to complex maps and infographics, Brian Suda's round-up of the best – and mostly free – tools has everything you need to bring your data to life... A common question is how to get started with data visualisations. Beyond following blogs, you need to practice – and to practice, you need to understand the tools available. In this article, get introduced to 20 different tools for creating visualisations...
Via Lauren Moss, Baiba Svenca, Mayra Aixa Villar, LucianeCurator
“ Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis provides a wealth of tips and links for mobile learning apps that work across multiple platforms, which is an essential feature for any BYOD classroom to work effectively.”
Via Lucie Salucop
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