March 29, 2013

Weekly Resources to Wrap Up March
This week, our top resource is actually our own! Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland have re-designed and updated the iPad As.. page. They have a few more updates in the works, including recommendations for Math, Science, Art, and Elementary classes.

iPad Resources

Create an All-iPad Class Radio Show with AudioBoo, Bossjock, GoodReader, & SoundCloud Great post by Wes Freyer that outlines how to create and publish podcasts / radio shows from an iPad using a handful of apps. Canvas SpeedGrader for iPad Walkthrough Walkthrough of using Speed Grader for the Canvas iPad LMS PocketZoo This app curates web cams and content to create a portable zoo for students. A great tool for teaching about animal! Schoology vs. Edmodo, Round 2 – Also, why Schoology solved my iPad workflow woes Second comparison of Edmodo and Schoology by Jenny Magiera.
Apps for Pre-School
Endless Alphabet Great FREE reading app for pre-school/early readers. Students work through puzzles and games for each letter of the alphabet and build their vocabulary. TinyTap Turn photos into games with questions with this free app designed specifically for younger learners. MyStory Simple eBook creation tool for elementary students. Draw, type, and record audio within the app.

BYOD/1:1 Resources & Ideas

iFake Text – Having fun with Dialogue! Brilliant concept for digital storytelling and media literacy all rolled into one – create fake texts and then use screenshots in other projects. Ask the Gooru A complete web site of tutorials from the Google Guru. How to Activate Google Docs Offline on Your Chromebook Step-by-step instructions to setup offline access for Google Docs. Supercharge Your (YouTube) Content Video editing tools for YouTube to create better video content. 50+ Killer Apps for Your New Chromebook 50+ apps for Chromebooks – a great list of ideas.