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Rhondda Powling

15 Essential Apps For The Organized Teacher - 2 views

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    "There is no single way to effectively organize a classroom. The big idea behind organization is systematic accessibility. When there is a clear system that allows the parts of that system to be accessible to those who need it, that's organization. Organization is a subjective idea, what works for one teacher may not work for another. The variety of apps here allow teachers to store files, manage class rosters, share student work, and consolidate everything into a single, synced calendar for all parents."
Rhondda Powling

Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps | MindShift | KQED News - 0 views

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    "The annual list of apps that educators favor this year shares some commonalities with last year's favorites. Teachers tend to drop apps if they become too expensive or sometimes if the updates are so overwhelming that they no longer know how to use the product. It's a delicate balance:"
Rhondda Powling

App Smashing For Educators: Leveraging Tools To Maximize Communication | Imagine Easy Blog - 2 views

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    "For decades, schools have attempted to build and maintain this crucial bridge to lasting learning. Research shows that the stronger the connection between home and school, the greater the academic achievement can be for students. There are some new tools listed here that all educators can leverage to easily maximize parent-teacher-student communication"
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

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today | Edudemic - 4 views

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    Edudemic post "Symbaloo created by user lcobbs detailing 50 great classroom tools that are all easy to implement into just about any classroom. From Animoto to Prezi to Dropbox to Stixy (wait what?), there's a lot to check out."
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    I posted this on ICT and Pedagogy Diigo site. Great blog and heaps of digital tools we can still learn about, thanks. Many more to add to my toolbelt!
Rhondda Powling

The 20 Best Education Apps And Web Tools Of The Year - Edudemic - 3 views

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    Article is an excerpt from the December issue of Edudemic Magazine. It lists the best apps (from educators around the world) resources for 2012.
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

The Best Twitter Tools and Twitter Apps - oneforty - 3 views

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    A directory of Twitter apps of all sorts.
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