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John Evans

The Making of a Story in Kindergarten and Amplification Thoughts | Langwitche... - 13 views

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    "Our Kindergarten teacher upgraded a traditionally created paper bound class booklet of the students illustrations and text of a Thanksgiving story to creating a TechnoTale. What is a techno-tale? A techno-tale is a digitally told story"
John Evans

7 Best Apps for High School Theatre Teachers - 13 views

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    "productions and readings of classic and contemporary plays. Unfortunately, funds are often limited and not only can you not take them to see high-end shows, you also often struggle to find a suitable performance space and quality works for them to perform. The 7 best apps for high school theatre teachers provide you a way to bring new dramatic experiences into the classroom for your students. Through the apps students will learn to express their creativity and also learn from some of the best in the world of theater."
John Evans

20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading | TeachThought - 22 views

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    "As anyone with a toddler knows, iPads are addictive for children. They seem to have some sort of special radar that lets them know when an iDevice is within their reach, and they'll do anything they can to get their hands on them. Resistance is futile, but instead of lamenting excessive screen time, you can make your child's iPad addiction a productive one with educational apps, including those that promote early reading.

    With these 20 apps, children can learn how to write letters, improve phonics fluency, and even write their own books."
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    Thanks for these great resources. I particularly liked play and sing, with its great British accent. I'm keen to find apps with UK spelling and accents for primary school. Any ideas or pointers would be appreciated.
John Evans

5 Must-Have iOS Apps For Writers | Edudemic - 3 views

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    "Check out these top 5 Apple applications for essay writing to make getting organizing and presenting your thoughts in a coherent manner a much easier process."
John Evans

iPad Literature Circles - Literature Circles - 6 views

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    "Conducting Literature Circle with mobile devices such as the iPad, not only provides immediate access to a diverse selection of books, but also to reference materials, research tools, interactive maps, and a slew of creation and dynamic notebook apps. Within this single device, students can quickly check the meaning of a word, run a quick background check on a historic event, or articulate their understanding of text with a range of multimedia apps. Teachers can now easily differentiate the processes students can use to demonstrate understanding. "
Mr Stewart

Seek 'n Spell - A Real-Time GPS-Based Word Building Competition | Apple iPhone School - 0 views

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    Seek 'n Spell is a, "a real-time GPS-based word building competition." The object of the game is to create words by collecting letters. The catch is the letters are located outdoors. You collect letters by finding the letters based on GPS location. Your iPhone's screen displays where each letter is located and then you must run (or walk) to that location in order to obtain the letter. You want to collect letters that will create the longest word…think real life Scrabble. To get a true feel of the application you will want to check out the demo video below.
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