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There’s an App For That! Kimberly Bowers, M.Ed Pioneer School of the Arts
Learning tool not a Learning outcome – think of CCS/Reporting topics Most often “you get what you pay for” Watch for: “in-app purchases” Banner ads Limited use Only 1 or 2 levels accessible Limited number of items…saved, created, templates (is “free” worth the storage space?) Free vs. Paid
VPP Volume Purchasing Program Free vs. Paid Warning with purchased apps: Is student progress saved in the cloud or web-based? Management issues if app is device specific.
iTunes University Amazing Course App! This app is FREE and allows teachers to find video lessons based on textbooks that are already made! You can search for information in any subject area. This is a great resource for teachers who need another way to teach a student! iPads in the Classroom
Free – suggestions Boyne City Public Schools – download books of interest. Read aloud accommodation sources – ie. Shakespeare Apple Distinguished Educators – Explore Courses (install ones of interest to iBooks) iTunes University Courses of Interest to you. Download one to explore it (The course will install to iBooks) There are also iTunes U Episodes, podcasts and iTunes U Collections iTunes University
Free books available: iPads in the Classroom, Annalisa Kelly The Teacher’s iPadoPedia: An A-Z of Using iPad in the Classroom, Phillip Johnston iMovie Basics On the iPad, Robin A. Martin iPad User Guide search education category iBooks