Apps bring technology, functionality, and creativity into your school library program. Since apps are a part of our everyday lives, especially those of students, they have the power to totally change the way students and teachers think about learning. In “Virtual Library Program Development,” Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, reviewed an A to Z list of 50 apps to virtualize your school library program.
I “test drive” each of the featured apps so that teachers can make a determination about whether or not to download and try them. Researching, downloading, and sampling these apps can take a LOT of time – I show you ten awesome apps in one hour or less!
In 2015 edWeb.net hosted 300 webinars – from gaming and code to literacy and art, we explored so many topics in education this year. Check out our list of the top ten attended webinars in 2015!
After being introduced to the project, her students began the researching and writing stages. When the class was in the library, they read nonfiction books to become familiar with the structured of writing, and why the author chose a particular style. The students began reading as writers.
Apps are everywhere, and it is a fact that apps can help people deal with any situation! In this edWeb webinar presented by middle school administrator, Shannon Holden, his top 15 smartphone apps to help teachers get organized, keep track of student grades and behavior, and engage students in the learning process are listed. K-12 educators using iOS or Droid smartphones are benefited.
It’s time for our annual app review! Participants discovered apps that change the way students and teachers think about learning. The presentation featured apps that promote essential 21st century learning skills – creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.
One great aspect of the “App Revolution” is that new apps are being developed for students and educators every day! In this webinar, Assistant Principal Shannon Holden showed educators how to find and implement iPad apps that will take student learning to the next level.
History is everywhere! It is part of our past, present and future. Attendees learned about a wide variety of web tools and apps that spark excitement in the classroom, and help kids better understand the world around us. Say “goodbye” to mindless worksheets and “hello” to engaged students who cannot wait to get to class.
All of a sudden. . .POOF. . .it seems like everyone has a tablet. Using iPads (smart phones and other devices) have become a “big deal” for individuals on the autism spectrum – but there must be more than Angry Birds or Candy Crush. This webinar focused on 5 key skill areas that apps can help preschoolers, school age and adults participate in life activities working toward achieving more independence.
What are the top apps, websites, and games for learning of 2014? In this webinar, Common Sense Graphite Certified Educator, Dr. Ruth Okoye, shared five of the top tools for 2014 by Graphite. Ruth demonstrated Shadow Puppet, Prodigy, Newsela, eduCanon, and Curriculet and gave specific examples of how to use them with students.