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How To Use Google Forms To Create Your Own Self-Grading Quiz

How To Use Google Forms To Create Your Own Self-Grading Quiz | ipads in Education | Scoop.it
Are you a teacher or trainer? Someone involved in a hiring process? Do you need to check somehow that other people have the skills or knowledge that you expect them to? Well, you’re going to love what you can do using Google Forms.
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Good assessment technique to use with a flipped class.  Knowledge check before coming to class. 

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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) - Edudemic | ipads in Education | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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Reinforcing, it's not about the technology.  Technology is just the tool.  In some cases, teacher practice needs to change. 

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5 Terrific Mind Mapping Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Terrific Mind Mapping Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | ipads in Education | Scoop.it

"Today I am sharing with you a set of great  apps to visually capture your ideas and share them with others. The apps below are designed to enable you to easily create mindmaps and concepts to illustrate abstract topics and enhance learning.

The apps I am including below are selected based on their powerful performance and practical usablity. I know there are tons of other similar apps in the iTunes app store but the ones I handpicked for you below are ideal for educational settings and I would also recommend them for students."


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Vicki Mast's curator insight, July 10, 2013 8:05 AM

I've tried Inkflow and Idea Sketch, but will check others to see if there are add'l features I'd like. 

Melissa Evans's curator insight, July 10, 2013 9:15 PM

I am a massive Popplet fan! Great resource. 

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Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus

Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos | Faculty Focus | ipads in Education | Scoop.it
To increase the educational effectiveness of an online course video, consider the following active learning strategies. Pose a question at the beginning of each video
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Guided viewing... encourages active viewing.  Not different than active listening. 

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How To Use An iPad To Add Voice Comments To Grading

How To Use An iPad To Add Voice Comments To Grading | ipads in Education | Scoop.it
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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad - TeachThought

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad - TeachThought | ipads in Education | Scoop.it

"Creating books on the iPad doesn’t seem like the first thing you might do with one of the popular little tablets, but it’s really quite capable of doing so provided you’re not trying to write the next great novel."


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Tamra Dollar's curator insight, July 18, 2013 3:21 PM

This is my new tech tool kit for my creative writing class.