Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Links of Interest 2.13.13

A Teacher's Guide to Google Drive for iPad
Learn how to create and manage Google Drive documents on the iPad with the Google Drive app. This is essential for student-shared iPads since they can log in and log out of their Google Drive accounts and protect their work.

Kami C. told me that some of her students are using the "myHomework" app to keep track of their assignments and classes. "If you publish your class information on Teachers.io, students can easily access your syllabus, assignments, announcements and course materials within their myHomework app!"

If It Were My Home
IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.

9Slides App
This is ideal for mobile learning and any district that uses iPads.  This can be used by either a teacher or student to create a stunning presentation and engage their audience by providing an actual video narration to their presentation.  The free app works w/ a wide variety of presentation styles such as: Adobe, Microsoft PPT, Google Drive, and more. (Recommended by Technology Tidbits blog)

On Multiplication.com students can choose from dozens of games to play to practice their multiplication skills. Students can play single-player and multi-player games. Before they play the games students can refresh their memories by working through the "fact" and "quiz" navigators that provide visual explanations of multiplication facts. (Recommended by Free Technology for Teachers blog)

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