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Rhondda Powling

4 Educational Apps That Schools Love | EdTech Magazine - 0 views

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    "Educators weigh in on their schools' favorite Google Play for Education apps."
Rhondda Powling

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes | MindShift | KQED News - 2 views

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    "Rachel Langenhorst helps teachers in her district find solutions for those issues. She used to teach social studies, but is now the K-12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach at Rock Valley Community Schools in Iowa. "Really be cognizant of the digital tools you're picking and why you are picking them." She put together a list of favorite digital tools for the social studies classroom and shared them during an edWeb webinar. She emphasizes that, as with any classroom technology, teachers need to be careful not to just substitute a tech tool for an analog one. Instead, technology should be used to enhance classroom learning in ways that wouldn't be possible otherwise, including expanding learning beyond the classroom walls."
Rhondda Powling

34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf - 1 views

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    "An assistive technology: a technology used by an individual with a disability to perform a function that might otherwise be difficult or impossible." Samantha Thomas, a student, future librarian, and educator at Kutztown University, created this handy collection of assistive technologies that you may find helpful. Some are commonly used with special needs individuals, such as augmentative & alternative communication apps and others are general consumer apps. Listed alongside each app is her assessment of its value as an assistive technology."
Rhondda Powling

What iCloud means for Education - You can "iCloud it" from Apps in Education: - 2 views

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    @AppsForEducation. "Steve Jobs announced iCloud along with Lion OS and iOS5 the other day at the WWDC. What is the iCloud and how will it effect the Education sector. iCloud can be explained as the new Digital Hub of our ever increasing digital lives; Photos, Video and Musi"c
Rhondda Powling

Apps in Education: Apps 4 Teachers - 6 views

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    "Most of what we do is for the students. The focus of this and many other blogs and websites is about learning, and rightly so, but there are also apps that will make our jobs easier too. I am talking about that catergory of apps that are designed specifically for the classroom teacher. There are plenty and I am sure as more and more teachers gain the confidence to design their own apps, there will be more suitable one to come. Here is a list of apps that you can use to make your job easier."
Rhondda Powling

250 best iPad apps: education - Telegraph - 6 views

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    A list of some of the best learning apps for iPad users of all ages
John Pearce

IEAR - I Education Apps Review for the IPhone and ITouch - 7 views

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    The I Education Apps Review Ning is all about working with iTouches, iPods and iPhones in education. It contains sections related to the use of these tools as well as regular reviews of applications. There are the usual forums and special interest groups within the Ning as well as links to an associated Wikispace and podcast.
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    The I Education Apps Review Ning is all about working with iTouches, iPods and iPhones in education. It contains sections related to the use of these tools as well as regular reviews of applications. There are the usual forums and special interest groups within the Ning as well as links to an associated Wikispace and podcast.
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