“…leaders from leaders from Samsung, NAF (National Academy Foundation), SOTI, and the Verizon Foundation are joining students in Omaha to roll out the National Academy Foundation Samsung School Solution Initiative, NAF (National Academy Foundation), SOTI, and theVerizon Foundation are joining students in Omaha to roll out the National Academy Foundation Samsung School Solution Initiative.” SOTI provides mobile device management solutions. This group interviewed students to learn what benefits they get from working with tablets.
Some great resources for teaching flipped classes.
The World of Madagascar was based on the movie “Penguins of Madagascar.” It was designed to help viewers improve their language skills.
“A poetry-writing aid, this app helps users find rhyming words, organize poems, and collaborate with other writers. Users can also publish their poems via the app and read others’ work. A haiku syllable checker is also included.
“Combine images, text, music, animation, and more to create realistic-looking ebooks, ideal for telling complex stories. Users build their stories by creating pages, and then linking them together via navigation at the front of the book. There is a free version and a $9.99 version with additional features.”
“FlipBook® and FlipBook Lite are the #1 animation apps for your iPhone, with well over 2 million downloads! Easily make your doodles come to life and share them with your friends. FlipBook has everything you need to get started animating, from an eraser to onion skinning (which lets you see a faint image of the previous and next frames) to layered drawing. Load images from your photo library, including images taken with your iPhone’s camera, and draw on top of them. If you make a mistake, just touch Undo. Touch Play when you’re ready to see how your movie looks. Share your movie by uploading it to flipbook.tv so that everyone can see it. FlipBook puts animation into your hands. ” $4.99 from the App Store.
“Creative Book Builder enables everyone to create, edit and publish ebooks in a few minutes on the go. All published ebooks can be read by any EPUB reader including iBooks. Everyone is professional writer now! Besides EPUB, you can export your book into PDF, audio and video format.”
“A Novel Idea is the premier tool for plotting your story and recording bursts of inspiration. Use its simple interface to create your characters, locations, scenes, and novels and then link them together to create your story’s plot. Use the Idea feature to quickly jot down your creative sparks and link them to your story elements. Arrange your scenes.”
Follow this link to register for a free webinar from McKinnon Secondary College in Melbourne, Australia, on how it is using Google for Education. It will be broadcast from 2-4 PM, CST, on December 11.