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Here's a list of great creativity tools that every teacher with an iPad must know.
I have found that this actually works with my capstone research...but it is global in that it lists applications that teachers can use to help students learn to navigate social media and the ever evolving technologies stemming from media advances.
As a new episode of My Teacher is an App airs on BBC Radio 4, Edward Lawless urges teachers to embrace digital technology in the classroom – however frightening it seems
No matter what the conditions may be – online or face-to-face – the quality of the educational experience depends on the integrity of the curriculum, the teacher and the learning community.
That said, it's normal that teachers and leaders find the integration of online technology in education frightening. First of all, our generation of "digital immigrant" teachers must shift out of our comfort zone and into the world of our "digital-native" students. Second, it requires bricks-and-mortar schools to take a leap of faith into a medium that's essentially an unknown world. They have to let go of the familiar model that we hold dear – not necessarily because it works so well, but because it's what we know so well – to embrace an educational medium that many of us don't use, don't understand and don't trust. Third, and most importantly, it requires us to shift the power of learning from the teacher to the student; to become the facilitator for learning rather than the deliverer of knowledge and in so doing, to let students lead their own learning. That is a very disturbing prospect for many educators – and parents – because it's all about relinquishing control and taking risks.
But the internet is a natural part of students' lives and for many of them it has been that way since before they could walk. It's their natural environment for watching movies and TV programmes, accessing music, communicating with friends and organising their daily lives. It's not surprising that these digital natives don't consider online learning as such a risky venture. The internet already empowers our students with unprecedented educational access in ways that we could never have foreseen as teachers in training. The question is – how are we teaching them to use that power?
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The iPad continues to give new ways for individuals and businesses to communicate and collaborate. A new crop of apps this year have continued to push the evolution of connecting with other employees and colleagues.
Starwalk es una aplicación interactiva para iPad y iPhone que muestra las estrellas, constelaciones o planetas visibles desde tu posición en la Tierra.
Para llenar tu clase de estrellas o entender las aplicaciones de la realidad aumentada
Can you have too many creative tools? Here are more!
Presentation software that will make your presentations shine. Slide Pocket helps you create presentations, making every single step easier!
SlidePocket is an app that gives you one more option for creating presentations on your iPad.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to work with SlidePocket http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66ceUL6tx0A
The app is free, so it is suitable for using in schools.
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - The appoLearning.com website has added expert-curated educational apps for the iPhone, Android phone and Android tablets to its existing iPad section.
Animoby is a new way of doing presentations, tutorials and animations, with pictures, drawings and even audio. Show and explain with the speed and agility you want.
Animoby. Creare presentazioni, tutorial e animazioni