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Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar

Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.
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Not sure how I feel yet about strict grammar apps, but I do know most of my students struggle with conventions and I'm willing to spend some instructional time finding out if there is an imapct.

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10 Augmented Reality Apps For Kids

10 Augmented Reality Apps For Kids | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
These AR apps are meant to accustom kids into using and enjoying augmented reality apps so that they can easily maneuver their way through whatever technological advances wait for them 10 or 20 years in the future.
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Top 15 Halloween Apps For Kids

Top 15 Halloween Apps For Kids | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Halloween is everyone’s favorite holiday. These top 15 kids Halloween apps will help kids to enjoy the wonderful spirit of Halloween and the spooky fun that comes with it.
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Top 10 Best Vocabulary Apps

Top 10 Best Vocabulary Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Vocabulary Apps are an awesome way to help a child in usage of words. Vocabulary apps engage a child through Scrabble and puzzle type games. Some of the apps center around the meaning of words, their synonyms, opposites and homophones. The various games are for solo use or to have fun with others. Some are free while others may charge a minimal fee. Consider some of the top 10 vocabulary apps to help your child increase their vocabulary and a love for reading.

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30 Virtual Reality (VR) Game Apps for the iPhone

30 Virtual Reality (VR) Game Apps for the iPhone | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Virtual reality games are coming and they are here to stay. Fully fledged VR headsets from several major tech companies are scheduled to launch near the end of 2015 and, once cheap enough for mass consumption, will shatter our video game paradigms forever. Until then, the general public will be limited to smartphones and Google Cardboard headsets to consume VR content provided by the VR apps, such as the ones in the following list.

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15 Apps For Teaching Kids To Read

15 Apps For Teaching Kids To Read | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Is your child struggling with reading? Do you have a hard time teaching reading? With so many words to learn that’s no surprise. Open up a world of adventure for your kids. Teaching kids to read using one or more of the top 15 reading apps for children makes it fun.

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Top 10 Telling Time Apps For Kids

Top 10 Telling Time Apps For Kids | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Help your kids learn to tell time in a fun and inspiring way when you download the most popular telling time apps. Some telling time apps will let your child earn rewards as they learn.
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Top 5 Apps For Dance Teachers

Top 5 Apps For Dance Teachers | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Similar to other subjects, dance teachers have a variety of mobile apps to choose from. From ballroom style dance and ballet to teachers who focus on young students, the following 5 mobile apps for dance instructors will help both improve classroom focus and alleviate much of the work involved with teaching a dance class

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10 Exciting Resources for Teaching with Graphic Novels

10 Exciting Resources for Teaching with Graphic Novels | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

For generations students have been slipping comic books between the pages of textbooks letting their imaginations run wild with superheroes and exotic adventures. With the growing popularity of graphic novels, reading the modern equivalent of comic books in class is no longer limited to the disinterested or unmotivated students. Graphic novels have given teachers another exciting tool to help engage students with educational content. These novels are not limited to superheroes either; they have been designed to cover a variety of topics including classic literature, historical figures and scientific discoveries, and can also be used outside of the language arts classroom.

 

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Top Apps to Help Make and Keep Goals for Teachers AND Students

Top Apps to Help Make and Keep Goals for Teachers AND Students | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Learning to make and achieve goals is one of the key skills for students to learn before they graduate, but it’s also one of the most challenging to teach and to learn. Keeping track of large assignments, breaking down goals into manageable steps, and working systematically to accomplish something, are all essential skills to learn in order to be successful as life becomes increasingly more complex.

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Educational Technology for Assisting Autistic Students

Educational Technology for Assisting Autistic Students | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Transcending all racial, socio-economic and ethnic groups, the developmental disorder Autism can make schooling a particular challenge to Autistic students. About 1 in 88 US children have an autism spectrum disorder, with boys almost 5 times more likely to display symptoms than girls. With such a significant portion of youth being on the spectrum, schools must determine the best way to meet students on whatever place on the spectrum they happen to fall.

 
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Top Apps for Creating FlashCards

Top Apps for Creating FlashCards | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

While students will often respond differently to study methods, flashcards are a classic option for a reason. With today’s technology, visual and auditory learners can also benefit from flashcard apps that embed audio and video into the process. It’s a whole new world now, no more stacks of index cards held together with a rubber band! Read on to find ten apps that may help you create study materials for students.

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9 Apps and Tools for Teaching Physics

9 Apps and Tools for Teaching Physics | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Physics is one of the most difficult subjects for students to learn and an incredibly difficult one for teachers to find quality apps for use in the classroom. With tools for a variety of ages, this list will hopefully help students solidify their skills and teachers diversify their instructional tool kit.

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Great tools for teaching science in your classroom.  

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9 Infographic Tools For Data Visualization in the Classroom

9 Infographic Tools For Data Visualization in the Classroom | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Information overload is a common complaint from young people, especially now that knowledge is easier to access and share over online networks. Being able to summarize, condense and visualize information meaningfully is an important skill for any student. Infographics have become a hugely popular tool for data visualization, and can now be created by both educators and students using online tools.

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Here are some tools both teachers, students and others can use when you want to focus visually on the key connections.

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20 Photo Editing Apps

20 Photo Editing Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Amateur photographers can now edit their photos on the fly with photo editing apps designed for iPhones and iPads. Editing a photo no longer means transferring a picture over to a full-sized computer
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14 Physics Based Puzzle Apps

14 Physics Based Puzzle Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Be impressed with what physics based puzzle apps can do to help your kids excel when it comes to understanding physics. Puzzle apps make learning physics fun. Let your kids’ creativity soar when they become tiny physicists to solve their physics apps and puzzle apps.

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18 Apps For Teaching Kids Programming

18 Apps For Teaching Kids Programming | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

So, what is the best way to present programming for kids? Through play, of course. The best way of teaching kids code is to present it as a game, such as using Minecraft and its red logic blocks. As a result, computer coding for kids has never been easier or more entertaining. The end result is to hopefully have kids coding all the technology they are using and thus create a better, brighter and more customizable future for themselves.

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10 Best 3D Building Game Apps for Kids

10 Best 3D Building Game Apps for Kids | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Build a fort! A treehouse! A fort on top of a treehouse surrounded by a moat filled with molten lava! Children are endlessly fascinated by what we adults considered mundane and their imagination truly knows no limits. Children are the best builders in the world and can use any building material in order to create the most vivid worlds. And now, there are building apps for kids so they can hone their building skills in a virtual world.

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12 Great Geometry Apps

12 Great Geometry Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
There are many great geometry apps on the market today that can help them improve in a fun and friendly way. With these popular geometry apps, you'll see a marked improvement.
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4 Top Educational Tools for Visual Learners

4 Top Educational Tools for Visual Learners | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

With the assistance of mobile technology, visual learners are given more opportunity to make the learning experience easier, more interactive, and fun. These people are able to comprehend words into pictures in their head and vice versa, according to a study by Penn Psychology. They are able to learn faster with the help of visual content, either as a photo or a video. This is not at all surprising as a recent study by the American researchers revealed that a human brain is able to process images in 13 milliseconds.

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4 Tools for Enhancing Instagram

4 Tools for Enhancing Instagram | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
These 4 tools and apps for Instagram will help you use Instagram in the classroom. Iconosquare, Quick, INK361 & Instaport will enhance your Instagram experience.
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10 Infographic Tools for Data Visualization in the Classroom

10 Infographic Tools for Data  Visualization in the Classroom | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Information overload is a common complaint from young people, especially now that knowledge is easier to access and share over online networks. Being able to summarize, condense and visualize information meaningfully is an important skill for any student. Infographics have become a hugely popular tool for data visualization, and can now be created by both educators and students using online tools.

 
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11 Apps & Online Software for Lesson Planning

11 Apps & Online Software for Lesson Planning | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Lesson-planning can be a tedious process and having to make changes to existing lesson plans every year can take even longer. However, online apps and software are designed to make the process of lesson planning much easier.

 

Not only do many of these give easy-to-use templates for creating lesson plans, they also offer other features, such as tracking standards coverage, providing tools for collaborative lesson planning and making lesson plans accessible from nearly any location. Using online lesson planning tools and apps can help teachers stay on top of their lesson plans and improve their organization in the classroom.

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10 Apps & Tools for Green Schools

10 Apps & Tools for Green Schools | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Schools are increasingly embracing environmental awareness, working to establish their green status through community-wide activities and initiatives. What better way to encourage this responsible citizenship than by encouraging green thinking through the use of these engaging apps?

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Top 10 Math Apps

Top 10 Math Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Math apps are in abundance! Math students of all ages can find a way to cement their classroom learning through gameplay and standard drills and teachers can find ways to keep students engaged through their math education.
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Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar

Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.
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Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, January 27, 2014 10:06 PM

Not sure how I feel yet about strict grammar apps, but I do know most of my students struggle with conventions and I'm willing to spend some instructional time finding out if there is an imapct.