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Top 7 YouTube Science Experiment Channels

Top 7 YouTube Science Experiment Channels | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

We had a great reaction to our Top 7 YouTube Channels for Learning Math, and so we have listened to you guys and put together our favorite YouTube Science Experiment Channels. These channels are great to look through to get ideas for the classroom, and liven up a chemistry, biology or general science class.

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20 Time-Saving Grading Apps

20 Time-Saving Grading Apps | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Can apps help teachers to save time grading? Check out BestCollegesOnline list of the 20 Time-Saving Grading Apps for your classroom.
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10 Artistic Apps for Art History

10 Artistic Apps for Art History | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

The world’s best art museums are the ideal place to study art history. Unfortunately, visiting some of the world’s preeminent museums to study art history is not always possible. Museums such as the National Gallery in London, the Getty Museum and the Louvre give you a chance to browse some of their collections through interactive apps. These artistic apps, along with other apps highlighting famous works of art and art movements are a must-have for art history teachers and students.

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15 Smartphone Apps to Teach Yourself Chinese

15 Smartphone Apps to Teach Yourself Chinese | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Learning a new language is never easy, but Chinese can be one of the hardest for English speakers to master as it requires not only learning to speak a new language but also to read and write using an entirely different set of characters. Learners don’t have to go it alone, however. As the popularity of learning Mandarin has exploded over the past few years, so have the number of helpful resources catered to language learners that can aid in studying, learning, and practicing key language skills.

 

Even better, many of these resources are available over a smartphone, making it possible to learn at any time and from anywhere and often at no or a very low cost. Here we highlight just a few of the best Chinese language learning apps out there today, offering language learners the chance to use flashcards, look up words, draw characters, and practice vocab on-the-go.

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Top 10 Apps for Physical Education Teachers

Top 10 Apps for Physical Education Teachers | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Physical education involves more than playing games all period long. As a PE teacher, you are also responsible for teaching students to develop healthy habits and realize the importance of making physical activity a regular part of their lives.
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7 Must-Have Apps for Calculus

7 Must-Have Apps for Calculus | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
With all of its limits, functions, derivatives and formulas, calculus can make a student’s head swim. The 7 must-have apps for calculus help clear up some of the confusion.
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7 YouTube Channels for Learning Math

7 YouTube Channels for Learning Math | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

If you search for ‘Math’ on YouTube, almost 650,000 results appear, and it can be hard to find good quality videos for learning math. We love looking through YouTube to find interesting edtech videos, and we have sifted through the best of these math videos to bring you ten of the highest quality math YouTube channels for learning.

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Mathletics Meets iPad in Schools - The "Learnification of Gaming"

Mathletics Meets iPad in Schools - The "Learnification of Gaming" | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

World-leading education resource Mathletics has been launched on the iPad. The free app Mathletics Student is the company’s long-awaited move into the tablet-based educational arena and a sister app for Android tablets is due for release shortly.

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8 Awesome Apps for Teaching Reading

8 Awesome Apps for Teaching Reading | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Teaching kids to read is a big job. Not only does it take a lot of time and patience, it also takes a lot of resources. These 8 awesome educational apps should be added to every reading teacher’s resource collection. From fluency finders to resources to help find the right books for students, they are designed to make teaching reading a little easier.

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My Bird World Educational App

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The Nature Conservancy has partnered with Five Ravens to create a new version of My Bird World, an educational app for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone.
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Exploring Einstein's Brain through an Educational App - AvatarGeneration

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The National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago have launched a new educational app which lets us examine Albert Einstein’s brain via the safety of our iPad. The app allows microscopic examination of the cells in his brain using a virtual microscope. This educational app would be a great addition to science classes and allows its users to examine the Nobel Prize-winning physicist’s neuroanatomy as if they were sitting in front of a microscope.

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Amazing Alex: Physics App from the creators of Angry

Amazing Alex: Physics App from the creators of Angry | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Angry Birds creators have released a new Physics App - Amazing Alex! The educational app is a new physics-based puzzle game.
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50 Best iPad Educational Apps for Reading Disabilities

50 Best iPad Educational Apps for Reading Disabilities | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
View just a few of the amazing educational apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun,...
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8 Must-Have Apps for Geography Class

8 Must-Have Apps for Geography Class | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Ask a student what the capital of Burkina Faso is and most will give you a blank stare. Most would be lucky to even tell you the continent the country is a part of. With these 8 must-have apps for geography, not only will students learn the capital of Burkina Faso (it’s Ouagadougou by the way), but they will learn a lot of geographical facts, as well as information that will help them navigate and better understand the world.

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Top 10 Apps for Middle School Teachers

Top 10 Apps for Middle School Teachers | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Dealing with pre-teens and teenagers is tough. To survive, middle school teachers need to have a lot of tricks up their sleeves. The top 10 app for middle school teachers provide teachers with the tricks they need to keep students engaged and organized, thereby making working with middle school students much easier and more enjoyable.

 
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Top 6 Apps for Flipping Your Classroom

Top 6 Apps for Flipping Your Classroom | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
Teachers all over the world are flipping their classrooms. Instead of doing homework and projects at home, students watch lectures and videos.
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The top 20 data visualisation tools

The top 20 data visualisation tools | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

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...


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This looks like it might be a good source for integrating infographics into the classroom.

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MyCQs: Social Revision App with Multiple Choice Questions

MyCQs: Social Revision App with Multiple Choice Questions | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Two medical students from the University of Leeds (UK) have created an innovative social revision app called MyCQs that lets students with an iPhone or iPad create their own Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and then share them with their friends on Facebook.

 
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10 Best Apps for Elementary Art Teachers

10 Best Apps for Elementary Art Teachers | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Elementary art teachers have the opportunity to help students build their artistic skills and develop an appreciation for art. To do this, they must incorporate different artistic mediums into their lessons and allow students to express their creativity in a variety of ways. The 10 best apps for elementary art teachers introduce students to new ways to create art and expose them to some unique forms of art around them.

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Awesome Upstander!: Anti-Bullying App for Kids

Awesome Upstander!: Anti-Bullying App for Kids | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

In an effort to bring awareness and to proactively address the growing bullying epidemic in the U.S., HealthTeacher, Inc., the interactive leader in youth health, created Awesome Upstander!, the first anti-bullying app for the iPhone®, iPad® and Android® that teaches kids that they can stand up to bullies in a safe and positive way when they stand strong together as upstanders.

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7 Great Apps for Speech Therapy Teachers

7 Great Apps for Speech Therapy Teachers | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

As a speech teacher, you encounter a wide variety of speech problems and disabilities on a daily basis. Every student’s problem is a little different, which means you must have a wide variety of resources on hand. These 7 great apps for speech therapy provide speech teachers with the activities, resources and support they need to effectively work with students who have a wide range of speech problems and other disabilities that affect their speech. This allows you to spend less time searching for resources and more time helping your students.

 

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Top 8 Apps for Health Education

Top 8 Apps for Health Education | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Health education class used to involve watching dated videos and looking at graphic pictures in a textbook. Thanks to apps, it is now a little more exciting. With these top 8 educational apps for health, students can access interactive, engaging information and be inspired to make healthy decisions.

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LetterSchool Handwriting App For Kids: Learning to write letters

LetterSchool Handwriting App For Kids: Learning to write letters | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
LetterSchool is a handwriting app for kids that lets them have fun while they practice the complex skills of handwriting. The method’s educational value is strongly appreciated by parents, teachers and therapists.
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The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it

Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out there that can help you keep up with the latest and greatest developments in educational technology. Pinterest is rapidly becoming a favorite tool of educators all over the nation, and many have amassed some pretty great collections of edtech-related pins that teachers and students alike can use to explore new ways to learn, share, teach, and grow.

 

While it would be nearly impossible to highlight every edtech pinboard out there, we’ve shared some of the boards we think stand out among the crowd here. Many are maintained by major educational websites, key figures in edtech, and well-known bloggers, but others were created by teachers just like you who simply want to share resources and tips with others in education.

 

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7 Educational Apps to Explore American Literature

7 Educational Apps to Explore American Literature | Top iPad Apps & Tools | Scoop.it
These seven educational apps to explore American literature provide you with an opportunity to read some of the literature on your smartphone or tablet and also offer commentary, analysis and other resources to make sense of it all.
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