December 21, 2012

Weekly Resources & Suggestions

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Highlighter · Comment, Save, Share Platform similar to SubText that allows teachers to publish PDF, ePub, Word and Excel & classes / students can read collaboratively on any device.  Documents are published using HTML5 = iPad friendly. Tags: reading, subtext, collaboration, collaborative_reading, read, reader, publish, Highlight, Highlighter, comment iPaddiction Solid list of iPad related articles under the "iPad Articles" section Tags: articles, resources, examples, blog Graphing Stories - 15 seconds at a time Great math activity with or without stories. Have students graph the story. Tags: graphing, Math, project Technology Integration Matrix Technology Integration Matrix with video examples for every topic and level of integration.  Not iPad specific, but a great place to start when integrating technology. Tags: integration, TIM, SAMR, matrix, technology, technology_integration, tech-integration iPad for Administrators - List | Diigo iPads for admins Diigo list Tags: administrators, admins, admin Publisher to PDF Free Online This free web tool converts Microsoft Publisher files into PDFs. Tags: pdf, publisher Apps in Education: Creating Books on the iPad Apps in Education blog post with a list of apps to create books. Tags: bookcreator, books, ibooks, ebooks Integrating Technology into the Classroom: iPad for the High School Math Classroom iPads in HS Math Tags: math, geometry, trigonometry, algebra Maths on Mobile Math for mobiles...not specifically for ipads, but helpful. Tags: math, geometry, trigonometry, algebra, maths KindergartenWorks: digital three ring binder {instant organization!} Blog post about using ThreeRing in an Kindergarten classroom Tags: portfolio, portfolios, eportfolio, eportfolios, ThreeRing Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know | Edutopia Full guide from Edutopia Tags: mobile_learning, byod TeacherKit - No classroom without it! for iPads, iPhones and iPods TeacherKit works on iPad and helps teachers keep track of students, content, and resources. Seems like an app-based LMS. Tags: LMS, ipad, workflow, teacher tool A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #103: Introducing ATEval2Go | Great set of video introductions to the ATEval2Go app - a tool for Assistive Technology evaluators to streamline the process of making evaluations and recommendations. Tags: ipad, app, assistive technology, differentiation, sped http://www.tcea.org/documents/PD/Free%20Must-Have%20Apps%20for%20Secondary%20Math.pdf List of apps for secondary math pulled together by TCEA Tags: geometry, math, maths, algebra Corkulous for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store Cork board type app that allows students to organize research or a project on their ipad. The free version allows for one board.  Online, collaborative version would be Wallwisher Tags: planning, corculous, wallwisher, research, brainstorming Trapit for iPad for iPad on the iTunes App Store Similar to Zite and Flipboard, this app allows you to curate content around your specific interests Tags: curate, reading, articles, Zite, Flipboard, PLN Trading Cards for iPad on the iTunes App Store Students can create Trading Cards based on people, places, events...I haven't played around with it yet.  Wondering about the ability to export content / share content from the app. Tags: study, trading cards, cards, readwritethink iPaddiction: Geometry Apps For iPad Geometry iPad apps Tags: math, Geometry My Rhythm New music app designed to help teach the concept of rhythm and work on rhythmic skills. Tags: ipad, music, app iPad Resources for Teachers « Making things… Learning Things Good blog post full of links for teachers about iPads. Tags: blog, resources The Chemical Touch Interactive periodic table for the iPad that allows students to explore elements. Tags: ipad, app, chemistry, science, middle school, high school Shakespeare Pro For $9.99 read the complete works of Shakespeare, search concordances, and get reading support. Tags: shakespeare, english, high school, app Easy Portfolio - ePortfolio Tool for Students & Teachers for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store Portfolio app that allows teachers to capture student work and sort into folders directly on their device.  Similar to ThreeRing Tags: portfolio, ThreeRing, Documentation, eportfolios, portfolios Draw and Show Lite for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store Combine this app with Explain Everything to create Common Craft style videos completely on an iPad. Tags: CommonCraft, ExplainEverything, Draw, Drawing Digital Literacy in Elementary Schools - Eileen Truitt's Page Interesting paper about the impact of mobile devices on elementary curriculum. Tags: digital literacy, byod, blog Sketchpad Explorer for iPad on the iTunes App Store Explore math on an iPad Tags: geometry, math, maths Sketch2Graph Use this app like "digital paper" to draw and create graphs that recognize hand-written mathematics with an underlying algebra system. Tags: graph, ipad, math, geometry, middle school, high school, apps Blowing Out the Digital Book as We Know It | MindShift How iPads are changing the textbook market / reading process. Tags: textbooks, reading List of Apps organized by content area List of apps recommended for high school students, organized by content area. Tags: ipad, apps, education, content-specific Quark DesignPad Desktop Publishing type of app for an iPad. Create newspapers, posters, newsletters... Export as a PNG file when done. Tags: publish, publishing, desktop, poster, newspaper Student Created iBooks! From Jennie Magiera in Chicago, documentation of curating student projects with iBooks Author. Tags: iBooks, iBooks Author, curation, project, elementary, ipad