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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Ed-tech | Scoop.it

" 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:"


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Syamsul Nor Azlan Mohamad's curator insight, November 3, 2013 7:29 AM

I am using one of it....visual learners might be happy with it...

Jose Pietri's curator insight, November 3, 2013 8:08 AM

Learn by doing. The LEC team can try this approach and try out these apps at the project kickoff. (scooped by José)

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How Digital Writing Is Making Kids Smarter

How Digital Writing Is Making Kids Smarter | Ed-tech | Scoop.it

Writing used to be strictly an in-school activity. Now, kids do 40 percent of their writing outside of school. Called “life writing,” young adults’ social writing spans texts, tweets, social media, and blogs -- and all of it’s making kids more literate.


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Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, October 30, 2013 1:27 PM

"Life writing" should be given it's due.  While it is often short and sweet, it should count as one part of literacy development.  The English teacher in me what's to say it doesn't effect classroom writing assignments, but the techie within knows that any practice expressing your ideas to other counts.  Learning both styles will produce a competent, educated person.

16s3d's curator insight, November 1, 2013 9:02 AM

Histoire de recadrer les pessismistes et passéistes: l'écriture est plus que jamais vivace!

Catherine Byrd Bushby's curator insight, June 21, 2014 10:13 PM

That's why we need to bring social writing into school.