Monday, April 8, 2013

Links of Interest 4.8.13

Why Teachers are Trying Out Apple TV in the Classroom
http://edudemic.com/2013/04/apple-tv-in-the-classroom-2/
Apple TV, when paired with an iPad and projector, is a little black box that can work miracles in a classroom.

iPad as the Teacher's Pet (Infographic)
http://learninginhand.com/blog/2013/4/7/ipad-as-the-teachers-pet-infographic
Spend some time with this infographic 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. Click on the infographic to download it as a .pdf file. Then click on the names of the apps and web sites to learn more about each.

Sight Words Hangman
https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id467936869?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Sight Word Hangman is a excellent iOS app for teaching kids Reading, Spelling, and Word Recognition through the use of the game Hangman. Read more on the Technology Tidbits blog.

Using Shared Google Drive Folders to Distribute Assignments to Students
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/04/use-shared-google-drive-folders-to.html#.UWLRgzfouZg
This is a great way to distribute assignment descriptors, lab report templates, grading rubrics, reading materials, or videos to your students. At the beginning of a semester create a folder, share it with your students, and then for the whole semester you can distribute assignments to students by just adding new content to the folder. (Note from Barb:  This is how I created your "Tech Training" folder on Google Drive.)


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