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Adding a digital device to the classroom without a fundamental change in the culture of teaching and learning will not lead to significant improvement.
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I love Science and I've never seen any of these sites! Check them out now! - JE
For The Science class and Science little nerds!
A really great collection of useful links and activities for students of all ages.
You spend like half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.
Useful iPad features.
Handig! En een boel onbekende trucs...
Well my mind remains intact, but there are certainly some potentially useful tips and tricks in this list, and 19 isn't too many (although 8-10 might have been better! ;).
"There are tons of fantastic math apps for iPads and here are ten you should download today! "
Keep maths fun and interesting. Many learners are taken to advanced levels well before they're ready for it, struggle and are then put off for life.
Some good, simple maths apps here - most are for lower year levels but could prove useful for skill practise and/or differentiation in the classroom.
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.
Herramientas para presentaciones más activas
Nice review of 3 alternative (to PowerPoint, Keynote or Prezi) tools for Class Presentations:
Haiku Deck: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724
Google Presentation Tool: https://docs.google.com/templates?type=presentations
[column-group] [column] Getting Started While setting up an individual iPad is really simply, configuring and managing large numbers of
Teachers who are a bit nervous about a 1:1 iPad implementation can get started by using the iPad camera to capture learning as it happens.
One of the most utilized apps on the iPad for retelling and summarizing.
Our students have a sound recorder, camera and video camera at their disposal. Make sure you remember this when planing a lesson. Here are some ideas for the camera in your classroom.
Good ideas about getting started with the iPad.
Did you know that Google raked in $50 billion in 2012? It has come a long way its early days, back when it was known as BackRub.
"“Ms. Clark, when are we going to do that again?” Nothing makes me happier as an educator than hearing those words – and lately I have been hearing them a lot! It is not the question as much as the look on the faces of my students that I enjoy the most. It’s the inspiring glow of engagement and enthusiasm and the fire in their eyes that makes me want to keep trying new projects. Their relentless desire to do collaborative-based work is proof that they enjoy the journey, the connections and the role of play in their learning. One of the thrills about being an educator in 2013 is this ability to redefine the typical classroom landscape in this way. This year we did it campus wide with some pretty amazing projects that helped everyone see the value in collaborating, and the immense power of thinking outside the box – in this case, I literally mean the constrictive box of the traditional classroo"
"If you are using iPad with your students in class, chances are you might be looking for some apps to turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard. This is a great way for creating screencasts, tutorials, and guides to help students learn better. Visual explanations tend to increase students comprehension much more than the textual ones. Today, I have handpicked for you three good apps to help you turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard. Check them out below :"
tauletes digitals a l'aula
In this weeks blog eSpark Learning describes how easy iPad management can be when deploying numerous iPads to schools and districts
This is great thank you. I wasn't able to find the Meraki you mentioned however. Do you have another link for it?
Helpful to learn how to add educational apps for many ipads at once!
We learn to do something by doing it.-John Holt I've been teaching myself Spanish. I've used a variety of methods, including Rosetta Stone. All have taught me some good basic Spanish; however, no...
School is just about to start, or has already started, and you have been armed with iPads for this year. Whether your students will be 1:1 or you have access to a handful of shared devices, the expec
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Interesting to note that multilingual skills also translate to higher math skills, too.
teach kids to code
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
Are you looking to figure out exactly which Twitter hashtag is the right one to follow? There's no shortage of options and it can feel overwhelming. Sure, there's the popular #edchat and #edtech hashtags most of us follow.
The Global Search for Education: Got Tech? - Australia - The Huffington Post
The rush to purchase iPads often precedes the careful planning and preparation that’s so crucial to their success as educational tools. Technology alone is never the answer.
"A couple of days ago I posted here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning about iPad apps for playing math games and I received several other suggestions of new apps which I will compile in a new list to be published this week. One of the readers has also sent me a link to this wonderful symbaloo page full of math web games for young kids. It features over 40 math games covering a wide range of mathematical topics including : "counting, sorting, matching, and number identification". This resource is first shared by Mattbgomez which is one of my favourite edtech blogs."
Excellent place to start for parents looking for apps to let their child use to practice math!
A brilliant collection of maths apps for the iPad
thank you so much
" Being creative means setting free your imaginative powers to experiment with new worlds and experiences. The art of comic creation is one of the best representation of creativity at work. As teachers and educators, we can use the power and versatility of iPad to cultivate a creative culture within our classes and among our students through helping them tinker with and design comics. Here is a list of some great iPad apps you can use for this purpose:"
I am using one of it....visual learners might be happy with it...
Learn by doing. The LEC team can try this approach and try out these apps at the project kickoff. (scooped by José)
"We’ve taken a look at QR codes before–how they can be used to empower student voices, for example.
While the potential is great, in short a QR Code is a physical link that can be scanned by smartphones or tablets in mobile learning circumstances. The following list from listly user Marianna Talei offers a huge variety of QR resources, from QR code generators to attaching images and hosting QR code treasure hunts."
Some great ideas for the classroom :)
useful Resource about QR Code
Have you ever been in a presentation and looked at a slide that was so terrible that you instantly wanted to walk out of the room Good people make ba
In this post we have tried to collect all the tips, sources, tweaks, methods and much more to help you comprehensively use GarageBand for iPad.
A very comprehensive guide for using GB on an iPad.
Make the most out of Garage Band.
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Resources helping integration of technology in teaching