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Active Learning with Mobile Devices
50+ Ideas, Free Apps, & Tips

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Picture Apps
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InstaCC
BeFunky
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Create Interactive Image Posters

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Collage Activities
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BookCreator Lite App
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Stories & Comics with Their Images
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Scavenger Hunt with Friends IOS/Android App
Classtools.net/QR/index.php
Active learning
through video

Animoto
Instagram
iMovie
Vine
Youtube
Lightt
Magisto
Explory
TouchCast WeVideo
Videolicious...
Lesson Ideas
Storyboard, Bit.ly/claystoryboard
Real World Word Problems
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Drawp for Schools IOS Free App

• Drawing + photo + voice
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Newscaster
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Ecobugs App

Augmented Reality
Alessi's turn on the iPad by Marcus Kwan, Flickr

Tips
iPad by zeromk, Flickr
Use a Stylus

'Fellowes Multi-Stylus’ Flickr.com/photos/64149699@N00/10046028. Found on flickrcc.net
Give them tasks that use
their senses to explore

Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
More Recommended apps
Educlipper	
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  Creator	
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  Tap	
  
Evernote	
  
Audioboo	
  
Edmodo	
  
Popplet	
  
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Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting
the kids working together and motivating
them, the teacher is the most impo...
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  1. 1. Active Learning with Mobile Devices 50+ Ideas, Free Apps, & Tips iPad  by  George  Yi,  Flickr   ShellyTerrell.com  
  2. 2. Learning  is  not  the   product  of  teaching.   Learning  is  the   product  of  the   ac3vity  of  learners.     -­‐  John  Holt  
  3. 3. Active learning promotes… g ement manag ell-bein sroom ental w s tter cla ical & m Be Phys Real-world learning uous learning Contin g centered learnin StudentCreativity
  4. 4. Take  pictures   Record   audio   Scan  with   QR  codes   Text  &   write  notes   Create  videos   Geotag   Augment   your  reality   Do  more   with  apps  
  5. 5. Draw your favorite… •  ame  a  category  (pet,  cartoon,  etc.)   N •  tudents  draw  their  favorites     S •  et  Jmer-­‐  30  sec.   S •  hen  they  hold  up  their  drawings   T •  tudents  scan  the  drawings  to  find  a   S peer  with  the  same  favorite   •  hey  sit  next  to  that  student  &  chat   T for  1  min  Jll  the  next  category   Drawing  on  the  iPads  by  Kathy  Cassidy,  Flickr  
  6. 6. Mingle with Devices ISA  Square  Danc  by  LafayeGe  College,  Flickr  
  7. 7. App Mingle •  air  students   P •  et  Jmer-­‐  30  sec.   S •  tudent  A  shows  a   S favorite  app   •  eset  Jmer-­‐  30  sec.   R •  tudent  B  shows  an  app   S •  hen  the  Jmer  stops,   W students  switch  partners   Student  iPad  008  By  flickingerbrad,  Flickr  
  8. 8. QR Code= Quick Response Barcode
  9. 9. Suggested QR Code Apps/ Tools I-nigma QuickMark SparQcode.com Visualead.com Unitaglive.com QR CodeWiz QRidee
  10. 10. *Integrate with realia *Jigsaw Thepegeek.com/2009/03/25/learning-the-skeleton-with-qr-codes/
  11. 11. Scan the following?
  12. 12. Match the right qr code!
  13. 13. Active learning via photography Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  14. 14. Picture Apps Instagram InstaCC BeFunky Flickr PicCollage Tellagami ImageChef CamMe You Doodle Stipple Buncee Thinglink Comics Head Friendstrip Chatterpix Kids Write About This Tell About This Frame Artist Coolibah Muzy
  15. 15. •  n  object  from  home   A • n  their  textbooks   I •  round  the  school   A •  hat  represents  a   T math,  science,  or   grammar  concept  
  16. 16. Image from questgarden.com
  17. 17. Ex. I Spy Geometry Shapes Choose an object around you that represents 1 of the shapes from the previous slide. Take a picture of the object. Show your object to a person. They will guess which object you took a picture of.
  18. 18. Examples:   Mission:  Snap  a  photo  of  graffi3  you  consider  art.   Explain  why?   Points:  10  pts.  photo  &  wriGen  reasons,  20pts.   with  mul3media  app  (Thinglink,  Buncee,   Audioboo),  30pts.  app  +  posted  on  your  blog   Mission:  Snap  photos  of  5  substances  in  your   surroundings.  Post  their  chemical  formulas.     Mission:  Snap  a  photo  that  represents  a  frac3on.   Create  a  word  problem.     Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  19. 19. InstaCC App- Instagram Calendar & Challenges
  20. 20. Collages, Text, Magazines, Calendars & More! You  Doodle   Pic-­‐Collage  IOS/   Android   Frame  Ar3st   Image  Chef  
  21. 21. Create Interactive Image Posters Thinglink.com Buncee
  22. 22. Collage Activities Examples:   •  n  animal  in  its  habitat.  Describe   A what  you  observed.   •  ecJons  of  an  object/  place  &   S make  it  into  a  puzzle.  Write  clues.   Your  peers  will  guess  what  it  is.   •  escribe  an  event  you  witness  in   D a  series  of  pictures.   Cell  phone  camera  by  L-­‐ines,  Flickr  
  23. 23. Nature  book Rock  collecJon Moments  /  blog Bug  IdenJficaJon Plant  IdenJficaJon Water by Incase, Flickr Digital Scrapbooks
  24. 24. BookCreator Lite App •  asiest way to E create multimedia books & publish to iBook store • nclude audio, I music, videos, images https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-creator-free/id661166101?mt=8
  25. 25. Stories & Comics with Their Images Example:   Comics  Head  Lite  IOS/Android   Create  a  comic   about  a  sibling,   rela3ve,  friend,   pet  or  you  as  a   superhero.    
  26. 26. •  tudents  walk  outside  and   S take  pictures  of  trash  they  see   outside   •  hey  then  record  stories  of   T how  the  trash  got  there  from   a  1st  person  point-­‐of-­‐view   •  ry  ChaXerPix       T
  27. 27. ChatterPix IOS Free App
  28. 28. Field Observations •  air/  group  students   P •  ith  their  devices  they   W observe  a  specimen,   make  hypothesis,  take   notes,  geotag,  take     photos,  collect  research   •  resent  their  findings     P Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  29. 29. Image  by  Adam  Bellow,  Founder     Educlipper- Video/ Audio/ Portfolio/ Curation
  30. 30. Send them on scavenger hunts! •  air  or  group  students   P •  ives  them  a  list  of  items   G •  tudents  document  with   S their  mobile  device   through  video,  images,   audio  or  text    
  31. 31. Scavenger Hunt with Friends IOS/Android App
  32. 32. Classtools.net/QR/index.php
  33. 33. Active learning through video Animoto Instagram iMovie Vine Youtube Lightt Magisto Explory TouchCast WeVideo Videolicious Educreations QuoFX Video Game Your Video Action Movie Creatures FX Foteo IOS CineBeat @Video Directr Las aventuras de Zepi_2 by Citoplasmas, Flickr
  34. 34. Lesson Ideas
  35. 35. Storyboard, Bit.ly/claystoryboard
  36. 36. Real World Word Problems •  air/group  students   P •  tudents  create  a  visual   S word  problem  that   represents  a  math  concept   in  ac3on   •  ass  to  peers  to  solve   P •  ry  Educrea3ons,  Touch   T Cast,  Drawp,  or  TinyTap   Kidblog.org/MrsWideensClass2/annalyseec/bus-­‐math-­‐problem  
  37. 37. Drawp for Schools IOS Free App • Drawing + photo + voice • Collaborative assignments
  38. 38. Newscaster •  air/  group  students   P •  hey  create  news  brief  of   T a  current  /  local/  domes3c/   interna3onal  event/  topic     •  hey  research  then   T summarize  into  a  newsbyte   &  capture  footage     •  uggested  Apps-­‐  Talking   S Ben  &  Tom  News  Reporter,   Touchcast,  Popplet,   Educlipper   Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  39. 39. Ecobugs App Augmented Reality
  40. 40. Alessi's turn on the iPad by Marcus Kwan, Flickr Tips
  41. 41. iPad by zeromk, Flickr
  42. 42. Use a Stylus 'Fellowes Multi-Stylus’ Flickr.com/photos/64149699@N00/10046028. Found on flickrcc.net
  43. 43. Give them tasks that use their senses to explore Schooltechnology.org, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  44. 44. More Recommended apps Educlipper   Book  Creator   Tiny  Tap   Evernote   Audioboo   Edmodo   Popplet   LinoIt     iPadio   Voicethread   SocraJve   Piiig  Talk   Padlet     Diigo       Aurasma   Google  Drive   StoryKit   Draw  for  Schools   ColAR     Voicethread       Dropbox   Scoodle  Jam   Space  Team   Share  Board   Garageband   InfusedLearning.com   Let’s  Learn  How  to  Draw   Amazing  Space  Journey  3D   iPad  at  Web414  by  Pete  Prodoehl,  Flickr  
  45. 45. The Future? •  esture  based  apps   G •  ugmented  reality   A •  earable  technologies   W CamMe  App   Facemo3on  App  
  46. 46. Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” ~ Bill Gates
  47. 47. ShellyTerrell.com/survivalJps/mlearning  
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