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3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using - Edudemic

3 Presentation Tools Teachers Are Now Using - Edudemic | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Presentations are more than just Powerpoint or Keynote. While those presentation tools will get the presentation-making job done, there are definitely better options out there.

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Jacqueline Panvini De Rubin's curator insight, November 22, 2013 8:52 PM

Herramientas para presentaciones más activas

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, November 24, 2013 6:06 AM

Nice review of 3 alternative (to PowerPoint, Keynote or Prezi) tools for Class Presentations:

 

Haiku Deck: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724 ;

Projeqt: http://www.projeqt.com/ ;

Google Presentation Tool: https://docs.google.com/templates?type=presentations 

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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Smartphones, tablets, e-readers -- today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile-learning resources from Edutopia and around the web.
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10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History - Edudemic

10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History - Edudemic | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
When I first started teaching English with 1:1 iPads, I was really jealous of the science and fine arts teachers. They had all of the most engaging apps, and I was left with a lowly word processor and an instant thesaurus. Fortunately, so much has changed. I now have the flexibility to duck in and …
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Creating Student Story Problems with Explain Everything and Notebook Apps on the iPad

Video shows how students and teachers can use the Explain Everything and Notebook iPad iOS apps to create their own math story problems.
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Top 10 iPad Apps for Lesson Planning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom by Monica Burns via Edutopia

11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom by Monica Burns via Edutopia | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students. Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can promote student engagement while increasing academic success.

 

Here are some free apps for iPads -- along with a few other tips -- that can transform your daily lessons and are definitely worth checking out!"


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Productivity & Creation Apps for Elementary Students - Chelsea O'Leary

Productivity & Creation Apps for Elementary Students - Chelsea O'Leary | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Mobile learning (m-learning) is the fusion of mobile devices and educational pedagogy. Mobile devices such as smartphones, digital media players and tablets are being used to support student learni...

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App #22: UPDATED! TeacherKit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch [REVIEW]

App #22: UPDATED! TeacherKit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch [REVIEW] | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
**This post has been updated January 2013 to show homeroom teachers how to duplicate a class for different subjects! Scroll to the bottom. Teacherkit for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is a free app (...
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Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to Using ClassDojo for Classroom Management ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teachers' Comprehensive Guide to Using ClassDojo for Classroom Management ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers save time, boost classroom engagement, and improve student behavior quickly and easily, with no painful data entry. ClassDojo also lets you communicate
student progress with parents and students. Best of all, it’s completely free.

Here is a list of some excellent features ClassDojo offers to its users. Click here for a downloadable PDF documents of these features."


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Apps for Outdoor Learning | Cool Tools - The Digital Shift

Apps for Outdoor Learning | Cool Tools - The Digital Shift | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
With spring in the air, students typically clamor to get outside—and teachers would often like to follow. April is an ideal time of year to explore outdoor learning opportunities, and these apps and sites can lead the way.

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5 Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Spell - iPad Apps for School

5 Free iPad Apps That Help Students Learn to Spell - iPad Apps for School | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"I was recently contacted by a teacher who has just received a new iPad to use for the rest of the year before her students receive them in the fall. She was seeking recommendations for free spelling apps. Here are five that I pulled from my archives."


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Free Technology for Teachers: Scrawlar - Share Drawings and Documents Without Using Email

Free Technology for Teachers: Scrawlar - Share Drawings and Documents Without Using Email | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
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Jamtok - App for Language Learning

Jamtok - App for Language Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Jamtok - learning a language is now fun and games!

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Ana Cristina Pratas's curator insight, March 14, 1:34 AM

Jamtok is an app providing music and games for language learning. So far Spanish and Japanese are offered. (free)

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We love the idea of jamtok as we also believe that songs are a great way to train your ear for a foreign language and memorize words, phrases, and sentences. We actually wrote several blogs on this and our "La Paloma" blog is one of our most read posts. This also reminds me that we should do a review of the app.

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Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns suggests nine free virtual field trip apps that bring students the world from the comfort of the classroom.
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Updated Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media

Updated Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Last year, we partnered with Common Sense Media to create a new resource for educators: the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit, which included activities and
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K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy

K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Diane Darrow is an artist, Reading Recovery teacher, and library media specialist at Bel Aire Elementary in Tiburon, CA. You can follow her on Twitter at @dianedarrow.



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The 10 best overlooked iPad features - and apps

The 10 best overlooked iPad features - and apps | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad has changed how we play games, watch videos, consume (and even create) content and and stay up-to-date with email and social networks. But even if you’re happy with how your iPad performs already there may well be a number of features and apps you wished you’d known about sooner.

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34 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad - te@chthought

34 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad - te@chthought | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Blended learning is a potentially powerful way of mixing the power of asynchronous access with face-to-face facilitation and instruction.

It’s this mixing of old and new that makes it tempting for many schools and districts wanting to dip their toes in the water of eLearning and far-reaching technology access while still depending on the expertise and training of human teachers."


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Designing for Learning's curator insight, May 7, 1:35 AM

A diverse list here from whiteboard apps to video creation tools - to help you kick start your blending!

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Thanks for the suggestion to re Scoop this from Lee Hall!

mrsjgarcia's curator insight, May 17, 10:25 AM

This is a really good list. I haven't come across x-mirage before and look forward to trying it out. Another great mirroring device, is Splashtop that allows you to mirror your Mac on your iPad and control it remotely.

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An Introductory Lesson in Keynote for Primary Students - APPSOLUTELY APRIL

An Introductory Lesson in Keynote for Primary Students - APPSOLUTELY APRIL | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"I loving using Keynote, both on the Mac and the iPad. Keynote is a powerful presentation tool where students can show off knowledge of a subject. There are many web-based presentation tools I love, but Keynote has some really cool features that really resonate with students. For this project, 2nd graders used Keynote to illustrate and animate the letters in their first names.  Here are some helpful tips if you do this project with your kiddos!"

 


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Creating an Ideal iPad App that Teachers Will Want - teachingwithipad.org

Creating an Ideal iPad App that Teachers Will Want - teachingwithipad.org | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPad comes pre-loaded with apps that can be used to carry out the basic functions of teaching. However, most (if not all) teachers who want to improve their teaching experience will be looking for more specific apps to tailor to their individual needs."


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iTeach 1:1: Student-Created Interactive QR Code Bulletin Boards

iTeach 1:1: Student-Created Interactive QR Code Bulletin Boards | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"It’s no secret that I love using QR codes in my classroom, but this year I’ve been trying to incorporate more student-created QR code activities.  I recently made an inference activity I’ve been doing for years more interactive by turning it into a student-created QR code bulletin board. 

 After having some fun with this inference riddle website, my students created their own inference riddles in a similar fashion.  I had them type their riddles in Powerpoint and then generate a QR code with their top-secret answer.  To generate the QR code, they went to QRStuff.com and clicked the “Plain Text” option.  Then they typed their answer in the text box and clicked “Download QR Code.”  The last step was to drag the QR code into their Powerpoint presentation."


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msayrach's curator insight, September 28, 6:32 AM
Estudiant-Crean taulers d'anuncis interactius QR Code 
Ramon Pavia's curator insight, September 29, 1:57 AM

A good example...

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Tales of Fourth Grade Somethings - Top 5 Math Apps in Grade 4A

Tales of Fourth Grade Somethings - Top 5 Math Apps in Grade 4A | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"In our class this year, we have been blessed with four available iPads for the kids to use this year during our Math Centre time.

 

However, I have been told by many of my students that they have gone home that night and downloaded many of the games!  I was shocked!  A good surprised kind of shocked that is. I know it is technology and it is more prevalent in our culture and society and especially schooling now that it has been and is still growing, but the fact they had enough fun during Math class to spend their own personal time at home to download a game was astounding!  It was also very rewarding and made me realize how much fun Math has become during our Math Centres!

 

For you parents or fellow teachers who are looking for some good apps (these do cost a little bit, but are worth it!) here are some maybe you can get your kids to work on their numeracy skills at home on your very own iPad devices. "


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5 Apps To Help Students Organize What They Learn

5 Apps To Help Students Organize What They Learn | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
5 Apps To Help Students Organize What They Learn
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Scrivener is fantastic but is not an app - it's software to be installed on a PC or Mac.

 

For those that prefer Thinking Maps, you might find Inspiration Maps a better option to Popplet as it provides more flexible mapping with varied shapes.

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