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ERIC Number: ED525900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 224
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4522-2532-6
ISSN: N/A
Apps for Learning: 40 Best iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone Apps for High School Classrooms. The 21st Century Fluency Series
Dickens, Harry; Churches, Andrew
Corwin
This first book in a three-book series offers a wealth of strategies for integrating 40 of the most effective applications--or apps--for the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone into K-12 classrooms to cultivate 21st century fluencies. The authors show how to use them to enhance teaching and learning and to address curricular objectives in an engaging, relevant, real-world environment. Written by practitioners for practitioners, key features include: (1) Apps with an extended shelf life, such as Pages, Keynote, iMovie, and Google Earth; (2) An overview of each app's cost, application type, curriculum area, basic functions and features; and (3) Examples for using each tool in practice. This remarkable and revealing three-book series on the best choices for learning apps in the classroom covers mobility apps categories for utilities, general classroom applications, and also specialty apps designed to be unique learning tools that students can utilize both in class and on the go. Each book is devoted to a specific level--one for each elementary school, middle school and high school. Inside "Apps for Learning: 40 Best iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone Apps for High School Classrooms" you'll find detailed descriptions of some of the best apps around for high school students. Explore the versatility of utility apps like Evernote, Pages, and Dragon Dictation, or have fun on projects while using GarageBand, iMovie, or Whiteboard HD. Or create unique learning adventures using specialty apps like Comic Touch, StoryKit, VideoScience, or NASA App HD. They're all here, plus more, and they're waiting for you and your students to discover. The Apps for Learning books will show how both you and your students can get the most out of our versatile mobile technology and turn classroom into a personal digital adventure in learning.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A