Most Importantly...It's not about the tool,it's about how you use the tool!
Research on the Impact of Technology on Learning Differentiating Instruction with Technology Grace E. Smith & Stephanie Throne
Research & Technology 1. Technology is most effective when integrated with curriculum content. 2.Technology improves performances when the application provides opportunities for student collaboration. 3.Technology improves performance when the application adjust for student ability and prior experience, and provides feedback to the student and the teacher about student performance or progress with application.
Research & Technology 4. Technology improves performance when the application is integrated into the typical instructional day. 5.Technology improves performance when the application provides opportunities for students to design and implement projects that extend the curriculum content being assessed by a particular standardized test.
Research & Technology 6.Technology improves performance when used in environments where teachers, the school community, and school and district administrators support the use of technology.
Apps * Google Play/Android is estimated to have 800,000 apps (Jan. 4, 2013) * Apple iOS App Store recently reported 775,000 apps (Jan. 7, 2013) * Windows Phone Marketplace is up to 125,000 apps (Oct. 25, 2012) *Blackberry World is now up to 70,000 apps (Jan. 30, 2013)
Math Quizzer/Basic Math Math Quizzer http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/math- quzzer/id293618952?mt=8 Math Quizzer is an interactive and fun way to, not only learn, but also to boost your skills in; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division. It offers an easy to understand chalkboard visual, which keeps track of your "score" as you progress.
Advanced Math Quick Graph http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick- graph/id292412367?mt=8 Quick Graph is the best graphic calculator available on the AppStore! It is a powerful, high quality, graphic calculator that takes full advantage of the multitouch display and the powerful graphic capabilities of the iPad and iPhone, both in 2D and 3D. A simple, yet intuitive interface that makes it easy to enter and/or edit equations and visualize them in mathematical notation. It's capable of displaying explicit and implicit (opt) equations as well as inequalities (opt) in both 2D and 3D, in all standard coordinate systems: cartesian, polar, spherical and cylindrical, all with amazing speed and beautiful results, which can be copied, emailed or saved to the photo library.
Storytelling Puppet Pals http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals- hd/id342076546?mt=8 Create your own unique shows with animation and audio in real time! Simply pick out your actors and backdrops, drag them on to the stage, and tap record. Your movements and audio will be recorded in real time for playback later. This app is as fun as your own creativity. Act out a story of Pirates on the high seas, fight as scary monsters, or play the part of a Wild West bandit on the loose. You can even combine any characters however you want!
Google Art Project http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/ art-project?hl=en
Fotobabble http://www.fotobabble.com/ Create talking photos and slide shows.
Voki http://www.voki.com/ What is Voki? Voki is a FREE service that lets you: Create customized avatars. Add voice to your Voki avatars. Post your Voki to any blog, website, or profile. Take advantage of Voki's learning resources.
Projects Project Noah http://www.projectnoah.org/ Red Stamp http://www.redstamp.com/
Tagxedo http://www.tagxedo.com/ Welcome to Tagxedo, word cloud with styles TagxedoTagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.
Google sites http://sites.google.com Thinking of creating a website? Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages. Learn more.Learn more.
Assignment Write a Content Object Write a Language Objective Provide App or Website that will be used Today you will learn how to...and will create a concept map to show steps...Then you will explain the concept by recording steps in educreations. This will be posted on lino.