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Apps for Learning, Middle School
iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone



October 2012 | 160 pages | Corwin
Turn your classroom into a digital adventure in learning!In the classroom of the 21st-century, the power of mobility has begun to play a significant role in the learning experiences of our students. The ubiquitous digital devices they use so frequently and unconsciously can be harnessed as powerful tools for learning, creativity, and discovery. With Apps for Learning, Middle School: 40 Best iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone Apps for Classrooms, Harry Dickens and Andrew Churches continue an exciting journey through the world of educational apps. Learn about some of the best apps for middle school classrooms, such as:Creative storytelling apps like Puppet Pals HDáPowerful language skill builders like Play2Learn and SpellBoardáNASA HD and Solar Walk, which allow you to take a trip across the galaxyáBook Creator to make your own unique digital booksDrawing Pad to produce a work of art These apps and many more are just waiting for you and your students to discover!
 
Introduction
 
1. Tools for the Basics
 
2. Tools for Literacy
 
3. Tools for Social Studies
 
4. Tools for Mathematics
 
5. Tools for Science
 
6. Tools for ESOL
 
7. Tools for Speaking in Tongues
 
8. Tools for Sharing and Talking
 
9. Tools for Creating
 
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Harry J. Dickens

Learn more about Harry Dickens' PD offeringsHarry Dickens is an Instructional Technology Consultant for several school districts in Arkansas and other states. Previously, he was the Technology Director for the Arkansas Public School Resource Center. Prior to his position at the center, Harry was a classroom teacher in Texarkana and El Dorado, Arkansas. He left the classroom to become the instructional technology director for the Texarkana School District. Harry teaches professional development classes on infusing technology into instruction throughout Arkansas, as well as at national conferences. He is a member of the core Technology... More About Author

Andrew Churches

Andrew Churches is a teacher and ICT enthusiast. He teaches at Kristin School on Auckland’s North Shore, a school with a mobile computing program that sees students with personal mobile devices and laptops. He is an edublogger, wiki author, and innovator. In 2008, Andrew’s wiki, Educational Origami, was nominated for the Edublogs Best Wiki awards. He contributes to a number of web sites and blogs including Techlearning, Spectrum Education magazine, and the Committed Sardine Blog. Andrew believes that to prepare our students for the future we must prepare them for change and teach them to question, think, adapt, and modify. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452243061
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