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Lauren Rosen

Subtext - 52 views

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    social reading. sharing texts and annotations. chapter quizzes
Jeremy Brueck

Playing by the Book: What eBooks Do Best » Kidscreen - 66 views

  • what are the things that interactive eBooks do especially well?
  • Simultaneously highlighting text with recorded audio, creating thoughtful tap-on support for both words in the text and elements in illustrations, and providing options to support different reading abilities are all wonderful ways to foster emergent reading skills.
  • One of the most intriguing opportunities in eBooks is the ability to show different characters’ points of view
  • ...4 more annotations...
  • When you think about it, this is something that’s incredibly hard to do in any other format.
  • Making the reader an active part of the story experience is where story and game can really combine in interesting ways
  • hearing your name spoken by the pigeon in Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App give the user an agency and a presence in the story that’s engaging in a totally different way than reading a book aloud or watching a movie on a movie screen.
  • Interacting with the story in an active way, a way that is immediate, visible, and makes an impact is exactly the sort of agency that is unique to an interactive experience.
Stacy Olson

App Learning Tasks By Brad Wilson www.21innovate.com - 5 views

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    Lists of learning tasks matched with apps and Bloom's - Math, reading, storytelling, writing, language arts, social studies, and science.
Mark Gleeson

Whatever Happened To iBooks?! | Edudemic - 40 views

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    Tips on how to use iBooks in your reading program
Roland Gesthuizen

24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing « Imagination Soup | F... - 172 views

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    "As I started a go-to list of the best educational iPad apps for kids, the list got so long, I split up my posts into categories. So, today we'll start with my favorite iPad apps for literacy - reading and writing for toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary-age kids. Also, I've included special needs iPad app resources at the end of this post."
Randolph Hollingsworth

iPad as a tool for Global Health fieldwork research | Center for Instructional Technology - 46 views

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    multidisciplinary course - using iPads for fieldwork: background research, observation notetaking via text and voice, interviews, surveys, writing/syncing notes
Randolph Hollingsworth

Using the iPad to edit and annotate documents | Center for Instructional Technology - 116 views

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    using iAnnotate to help students work on writing French
Randolph Hollingsworth

EReading Pilot Project - The iPad and Reading and Writing Practices | Center for Instru... - 83 views

  • writing happens across long lengths of time, in little pockets of thinking, and that the little notes and ideas one may jot down at random times throughout a day are just as significant as those moments of longer, sustained writing. In a way, then, the iPad encouraged me as a writer to capture my thoughts in a succinct way and let them percolate for a while until I had time to expand, abandon, or adapt them later at my computer.
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    Denise Comer, Writing Program, with Kenneth Rogerson, Public Policy, and Rebecca Vidra, Environment, examined the pedagogies of integrating ereading technologies into writing intensive courses - preliminary findings are that scholarly reading is easier (notetaking easy) but extensive writing is not convenient... posits that we may be defining "writing" too rigidly
megan Heath

Apptivities - 9 views

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    application of apps for educational use
Gerald Carey

Is Mobile Affecting When We Read? « Read It Later Blog - 66 views

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    An analysis of how how mobile technology MAY be changing when we read.
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