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iPad app for learning classic music

Play and Learn Classical Music (#iPadchat, #edapps)(0)

08/21/2013

Imagine that you can listen to famous short classical pieces performed by world-class musicians, and watch a story unfold with the melody. Imagine that you can paint to the music, or play maze games, or have illustrated characters come alive at your fingertips. Imagine that you can learn about classical music and increase your IQ… Read More ›

iPad increases intellectual engagement

Using Mobile Technology for Fostering Intellectual Engagement (#mlearning)

Using Mobile Technology for Fostering Intellectual Engagement Armando Paulino Preciado Babb, Candace Saar, Chenoa Marcotte, Jim Brandon, Sharon Friesen, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Published on International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (Articles in this journal are published under the Creative Commons Attribution Licence , CC-BY.) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3991%2Fijim.v7i3.2888 Abstract Student engagement, and in particular intellectual engagement, has been… Read More ›

A “Video Web” Production Studio on Your iPad – TouchCast

TouchCast for iPad gives the power of a broadcast television production studio to everyone with an iPad. From its blog : TouchCast is a new kind of video that is part of the web, not apart from it. Each TouchCast can contain web pages, documents, videos, pictures and interactive regions we call video Apps (vApps)… Read More ›

iPad apps and bloom taxonomy

Mobile Learning of Bloom’s Taxonomy (#mlearning, #iPaded, #iPadchat)

62 iPad apps were organized in this Pedagogy Wheel V2.0, it’s developed by Allan Carrington and has become very popular. Enjoy and think outside the box! The Padagogy Wheel by Allan Carrington is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.  Based on a work at http://tinyurl.com/bloomsblog. Check out the blog for more details. A larger version : Padagogy Wheel V2.0

Using iPad and iPod inside and outside The Science Classroom

This presentation by Britt Gow is a nice round-up of useful iPad Apps for Science teachers. Go through the Apps from not only the user’s perspective, but also from a designer’s perspective –  a learning designer!

(Infographic) iPad as Teacher’s Pet

Tony Vincent made an infographic that showcases iPad as a toolbox to help you become an even better teacher! Spend some time with this infographic (download PDF file) to discover how your iPad can be your handy assistant. It’s filled with apps and services that you’ll wonder how you ever lived without. View on Scribd : iPad as Teachers Pet… Read More ›

Quick! IEEE Spectrum Robots for iPad is Free This Week

We never shout out for any App “free for a limited time”, but this one is COOL! The IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) is sponsoring the Robots app from 6-14 April in celebration of National Robotics Week in the U.S. Get it free now! IEEE RAS is an international society of engineers and technologists… Read More ›

13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 (#edapps)

by Teachers With Apps, published on TeachThought : 13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 TeachThought and TWA are pleased to bring you another ‘Best of 2012′ app list: 13 Of The Best Special Needs Apps of 2012! 1. See. Touch.Learn. Pro by Brain Parade is one app that can have many purposes, including creating your own lessons. The most important asset… Read More ›

Are Apps the New Textbook? (#edapps)

by  Terry Heick, TeachThought.com : Are Apps the New Textbook? Apple’s recent entry into the textbook market was a bit anticlimactic after news of a “major announcement” rippled through the internet. The news that Apple would soon enable teachers to create personalized and interactive textbooks was interesting if you’re merging old ed-thinking with modern tech-thinking. Textbooks have… Read More ›

7 Lists of Free iPad Learning Apps (#iPaded, #EdApps, #iPadchat)

Dear readers, You might find these selections on free educational iPad apps by Christopher Pappas useful. Enjoy! 24 Free Chemistry iPad Apps for Students 20 Free Multiplication iPad Apps for Kids 14 Free Alphabet iPad Apps for Kids 21 Free Counting iPad Apps for Kids 13 Free Addition iPad Apps for Kids 9 Free Subtraction iPad Apps… Read More ›

5 New Free Tools for iPad Classrooms Worth Your Attention (#iPadEd)

Several new tools might be worth your attention for flipped classrooms or iPads classrooms. These tools are all free to use and meet different needs. GoClass (beta) Instructors can string together resources in a lesson plan format along with lecture notes and questions for formative assessment through a single app, and then deliver it through the… Read More ›

An Example of Developing A Successful Educational App (Infographic)

Mobile apps and tablet computing are playing more important roles in digital learning without doubt. Muhammad Saleem made this infographic about how in the span of 2 years an independent developer earned nearly $700,000 in profit from educational apps. It’s worth a read since now there are a lot of tools and resources helping you put your ideas… Read More ›

14 Ways To Store And Share Files On iPads

This post was written by Terry Heick, first appeared on TeachThought.com. iPads are neat little devices that can pretty much do it all: play music, support interactive content, reshape how we think of textbooks, produce high-quality videos, and even take a step back and function as a good old-fashioned typewriter. The iPad does, however, have… Read More ›

20 Apps (Games) for Play-based Learning

Even though older adults might still carry a negative association with video game consoles and devices, today’s technology is vastly different than it was 20 years ago.Apps have exploded on the scene, and while there are plenty of time wasting games available on the market, today’s offerings also include a wide range of affordable apps… Read More ›

50 Resources on iPads for Learning

50 Of The Best Resources On iPads In Education by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com 36 Lists of iPad Resources  39 sites for using iPads in classrooms 10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers 10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom 40 iPad Apps… Read More ›