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John Evans

Is There an App for That? Word Work Edition - 8 views

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    "One of the most often asked questions these days seems to be "what are some good apps?" This is such a difficult question to answer, because the answer depends on the question "what do you want an app to do?""
John Evans

Creating a Visual Dictionary on the iPad | Langwitches Blog - 12 views

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    "te apps to use on my iPad. It creates great looking Scrapbook pages of multiple images in no time."
John Evans

Using iPad and iPhone Apps for Learning with Literature:MCTE 2012 P... - 5 views

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    PP presentation on uses of apps to foster literacy learning
John Evans

20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp - 8 views

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    "Lately, I have discovered many cool free apps that are incredible for creating digital stories, reading stories, and interacting with stories. These apps are incredibly engaging and meet the needs of our diverse learners. They allow learners to interact with the plot, characters, and even design of the story. They also support multiple learning styles because they are visual, have sound, and animation."
John Evans

20 Great iPad Apps for Primary Literacy | The Creative Education Blog - 9 views

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    "So I asked everyone on Twitter for some advice on what th best apps were out there, and @narthernlad came back with so many suggestions I'm going to split them over a couple of posts!"
John Evans

- iPad Literacy Program Increases Reading & Writing Ability - 0 views

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    "Footsteps2Brilliance (F2B) is an impressive educational game platform that supports students in prek - 3rd grade in learning to read and write."
John Evans

Unlocking Literacy with iPad - 5 views

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    "As a veteran English teacher in the Euclid City Schools, and someone who sees great value in integrating technology, I wanted to contribute to the ongoing dialog regarding tablet computing, specifically, the iPad, and its impact on student literacy and students' self perception of their own literacy. You can find an article detailing my teacher research below as well a short video I produced for this project and to share at the "
John Evans

Recommended iPad Book Apps for Older & Struggling Readers Ages 10 and up | The Digital ... - 24 views

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    "Of all the requests for recommendations I get, the most common seems to be from parents & teachers looking for book apps for children in 4-6+ grades (ages 10-12+) who are struggling with basic reading skills."
John Evans

37 Books in 1…for Free? « techchef4u - 14 views

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    "Preparing for a guest blog for Computer Explorers on the topic of "How Can iPads Support Literacy?", I spent some time looking for a few of my favorite titles of the "I Like…" series in the app store to determine which ones were currently free. And do you know what I found? Not one… but 37 Books in 1 for… free."
Bernie Rummonds

The Innovative Educator: iPad Literacy Program Increases Reading & Writing Ability - 5 views

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    "Footsteps2Brilliance (F2B) is an impressive educational game platform that supports students in pre k - 3rd grade in learning to read and write."
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    iPad Literacy Program Increases Reading & Writing Ability http://t.co/JQyAYMwH #iear
John Evans

How will iPad picture books affect young reader's literacy? | The Digital Media Diet - 4 views

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    "I have been thinking a lot about the topic of literacy as I review iPad books at Digital Storytime. As the mother of a preschooler who is just now learning to read, the idea of digital books both delights and terrifies me. When I first read an iPad book to my son, back in April of 2010, I had a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. What did these new picture books, with their instant appeal, mean for print books and more importantly, for reading as a pastime? Would my son 'read' or would he instead be distracted by books he could passively watch, or even worse, books that were more like toys and less like educational tools for literacy?"
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