Using Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works ISTE 2012
Lecture by Matt Kuhn
The coolest part is that the teacher is doing his presentation off an iPad!
If you want to purchase technology get a mix of iPads and Netbooks- cheep and you can get a bunch of them to do cloud computing. Get a zagg keyboard to connect to iPad.
3 themes of Apps that are relevant for Teachers to Use
Create an environment for learning
extend & apply knowledge
brainstorming idea mapping app that students can add to.
Idea Sketch - free
brainstorming idea mapping app to set objectives with students
eclicker - free for participant $9.99 for the host
edmodo - devise agnostic app. It is a Space for learning and interacting with students
Intro to Math $4.99
Free Grammer - free (4-5 level)
apps that reinforce learning objectives
Monkey Thinks- Praises young children learning to speak and read. Look at the pictures and say it out loud to the iPad.
Easy Chart HD $.99
ongoing chart making software so that students can see how efforts pay off
SyncPad $9.99host, readers are free turns your app into projection too. One 'leader' projects to other iPads so that the teacher can share the material with students
Brainstorm Together (use with syncpad)
use the ipad like a smart board and it will projection on the screen. Students could also get the power to project and show their thinking on problems.
Great assessment tool instead of testing. Cooperative group work- storyboard, practice, edit, listen, watch
Bring in video/photo, photos, record sounds, bring in sounds and stitch them all together.
Brain Pop free app but $ for subscription (highly recommended as a purchase)
assessments, games, videos, etc you will need subscription
WatchKnow - free
Educational videos that are free unorganized. You can easily use this instead of YouTube for schools since it is monitored and rated by teachers as safe for student/class viewing.
Make a tutorial with students and then make available for students to watch
Better then powerpoint software. Students can pop in during a presentation to engage and comment during presentation by other students
allows you to take regular written notes and add audio notes
word documents for iPads
looks like paper and you can write and draw on it
My Editing Buddy $.99
Simple to use. 2 screens, one where students write and the other a student will correct the work and use symbols to correct it or give editing suggestions. Teaches students to write well and collaborate.
Bobo Explores Light $4.99
sophisticated science app for older students (middle and high school)
Math Pentagon subscription required
Wide range of levels (K 12) track progress and student performance.
Inspiration $6.99 (webspiration on browser)
compare and contrast diagramming
iDesk Lite - free
similar to the 2 above for free
sophisticated graphing program with scientific graphing calculator type equations . *makes the TI calculators obsolete
Generating and testing hypothesis
3D Cell Stain free
teaching about body cells, great drawings
Isaac Newton's Gravity HD- free for a few levels
illustrates the way that the formulas feel. You will need to know and understand the formulas and laws of motion.
SPARKvue App use with Pasco Airlink that collects data and takes measurements. 80 meter radius from iPad and collects the data (temperature, PH, etc)
Sites that recommended Apps
http://apple.com/education/apps Apple reccommended apps
http://go.gl/7o3GU Top 20 must have Educational Apps from Appolicious Advisor
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