Using Apps and Social Media in Education
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A collection of online learning tools dedicated for educators and students to learn how to effectively use Apps and educational media
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5 Free iPad Apps I Love Using In My Classroom - Edudemic

5 Free iPad Apps I Love Using In My Classroom - Edudemic | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Listed below are 5 of my favorite free iPad apps (app-tivities as I call them) to use in my class.


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QR Stuff-Get your QR codes out there!

QR Stuff-Get your QR codes out there! | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
QR Stuff Free QR Code Creator - Color QR codes, 20+ data types, no sign-up required...

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7 Learning Apps You should not Miss

7 Learning Apps You should not Miss


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Using QR Codes in Education | District Administration Magazine

Using QR Codes in Education | District Administration Magazine | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.

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Nice slideshare presentation on the Use of QR codes in education

Just scan my QR Code… … new ways to enhance student learning...

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QR Codes: Applications in Education

QR Codes: Applications in Education...

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Using QR Codes in AI Classrooms | Education Closet

Using QR Codes in AI Classrooms | Education Closet | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"Have you ever seen those black and white squares that seem to be everywhere and wondered what all the rage is about? These are QR codes and they have such awesome possibilities for an AI Classroom."


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62 Ways to Use iPad with your Students

62 Ways to Use iPad with your Students | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Today as I was going through my feeds I stumbled upon this awesome slideshow on how teachers can use iPad in their classroom.


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How teachers use social media in the classroom to beef up instruction

How teachers use social media in the classroom to beef up instruction | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

"While plenty of their parents might see using social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and blogs as a leisure time activity, students today know better: These days, those web portals can be some of the best places to find information on the subjects they’re covering in school. In fact, professors have been integrating these tools into their curriculum with positive results."


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How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research)

How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Last year, with a fearless group of 10th graders in Katrina Kennett’s English class at Plymouth South High School, we attempted to transform the traditional research process to a completely paperless one using a fresh new cart of iPads.

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Great iPad Learning Apps you Should Not Miss

Great iPad Learning Apps you Should Not Miss | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Today, we are providing you with some great learning apps. These apps are highly rated and have great educational value.


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88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning [Infographic]

88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning [Infographic] | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Would you like some brain food for your iPhone? Here's a list of the 88 best iOS mobile learning apps to get smart on-the-go.

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Evan Yeung's curator insight, March 20, 2013 9:34 AM

some interesting apps

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30+1 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom « Magic in education! | Diigo

Facebook isn’t just a great way for you to find old friends or learn about what’s happening this weekend, it is also an incredible learning tool. Teachers can utilize Facebook for class projects, for enhancing communication, and for engaging students in a manner that might not be entirely possible in traditional classroom settings. Read on to learn how you can be using Facebook in your classroom, no matter if you are a professor, student, working online, or showing up in person for class.


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24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com

24 Game-Based Sites That Make Studying More Fun - Online Universities.com | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Here are just a few of the great sites that are embracing game-based learning, helping make studying more fun.

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Top 6 Apps for Flipping Your Classroom

Teachers all over the world are flipping their classrooms. Instead of doing homework and projects at home, students watch lectures and videos. When they get to class they engage students with activities and tests designed to test what students have learned. While flipping your classroom may sound like a good idea, it requires having a way to present information to students at home. These top 6 apps for flipping your classroom will give you the tools you need to turn your classroom upside down.


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5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education

5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
QR codes… Disposable fad? Or useful technology? Opinions on whether QR codes are of real value is a hotly debated topic. But regardless of polarized views on the technology, there are some...
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Social Me - QR Codes in Education | Microsoft Tag Art

Social Me - QR Codes in Education | Microsoft Tag Art | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Social Me QR Codes in Education | Microsoft Tag Art | Scoopit: 2dcodeA QR Code Hypnotist a World Record That Isn...
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QR Codes In Education

QR Codes In Education | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Resources For Getting Started With And Using QR Codes In The Classroom...


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QR codes in Education: qr codes education | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students

QR codes in Education: qr codes education | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
See the Glog!QR codes in Education: qr codes education | Glogster EDU - 21st century multimedia tool for educators, teachers and students...

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Innovate My School - Managing your iPads

Innovate My School - Managing your iPads | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

With a class set of iPads to manage, many schools are finding themselves in the predicament of where to store, charge and synchronise all of these devices; with this concern in mind, LapSafe® Products created the UnoCart™ for iPads sync and charge trolley...


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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog

iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
Check this interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain.

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Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in Education

Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in Education | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

iPad is a cool versatile tool that has a huge potential in education. It is widely  believed that iPad has started tranforming the face of education and revolutionizng modes of learning. Results coming out of pilot studies on the integration of iPads in the classroom seem to be promising.


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The world’s most comprehensive list of iPad apps for tweens (and their parents)

The world’s most comprehensive list of iPad apps for tweens (and their parents) | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it
It used to be easy to pick out appropriate iPad fare for my son and I to enjoy together. What amuses a toddler or young child, however, doesn’t necessarily engage a tween.

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Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Explained [INFOGRAPHIC] | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

Socialmedia explained (with coffee)


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Alessio Manca's comment, October 17, 2012 12:14 PM
Pretty old, but still very actual :) TY John
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20 Free iPad Apps Educators Can’t Live Without! | Simple K12

20 Free iPad Apps Educators Can’t Live Without! | Simple K12 | Using Apps and Social Media in Education | Scoop.it

There are thousands of free iPad Apps out there, but finding the perfect ones for you can be tough. We’ve spent hours searching for the best-of-the-best, free iPad Apps for Educators, and we’re sharing all of them with you in this eBook!


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