6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2015: A thoughtful selection of new-ish tools you can use to improve classroom discussions, enhance formative assessment, teach higher-level thinking skills, and improve the feedback you give your students. Each tool is clearly explained and includes a demo video to show you how it works.
Cursive Writing HD ($0.99) It provides not only letter by letter but 234 words, which show the users how individual(lower and upper case) letters are combined into words and sentences. ** Features - Learn to write both upper-case and lower-case letters A to Z. - Each letter will be shown the way to trace it. - Stroke guidelines and pronunciation of each letter are provided. - Practice connecting the letters together - Type any sentences you want and practice writing them.
The two above images are good examples of purposeful thinking about iPad usage in schools. One, a screenshot of an oft-used tool known as iPad As.. by edtechteacher.org, focuses on what the iPad can be used for and provides links to various apps that can be utilised for those functions. The other, The Padagogy Wheel, is one of many variations on applying Bloom’s Taxonomy of skills to iPad apps.