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Presentation at the Meridian School District Tech Expo 2013

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  • 1. 8/15/13 Meridian School District Tech Expo Evaluating Apps Gretchen Caserotti, Meridian Library District Photo by Flickr user Johan Larsson, creative commons licensed
  • 2. Decisions...Decisions... Photo by Flickr userPaulSh, creative commons licensed
  • 3. Evaluation Criteria •Appropriate •Non-Commercial •Accurate/Correct •Usability •Price •Educational Soundness •Sharability •Manageability •Customize/Personalize
  • 4. Appropriateness Photo by Flickr user FlickingerBrad, creative commons licensed
  • 5. Photo by Flickr user FlickingerBrad, creative commons licensed Non-Commercial
  • 6. Photo by Flickr user TheUnquietLibrary, creative commons licensed Accurate/Correct
  • 7. Usability/Design Photo by Flickr user DaveElf, creative commons licensed
  • 8. Manageability Photo by Flickr user TeachingSagittarian, creative commons licensed
  • 9. Photo by Flickr user Kentucky Country Day, creative commons licensed Price
  • 10. Sharing/Publishing Photo by Flickr user Pasco Schools, creative commons licensed
  • 11. Photo by Flickr user hdurnin, creative commons licensed Educational Soundness
  • 12. Customize/Personalize Photo by Flickr user datbates, creative commons licensed
  • 13. Photo by Flickr user Kathy Cassidy, creative commons licensed More Questions
  • 14. Let’s Practice Photo by Flickr user FlickingerBrad, creative commons licensed
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  • 16. http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html
  • 17. APPitic; app lists for education - app reviews by subject area, themes, languages and more. http:// www.appitic.com/ Children’s Technology Review - more than just a review site, stay up on current tech trends and tools for kids through this website. Worth a subscription. http://childrenstech.com/ Common Sense Media - app reviews can be broken down by age and/or type. Highly descriptive, err on the conservative side. http://www.commonsensemedia.org/app-reviews Digital Storytime - app reviews for kids, robust database. Her blog, Digital Media Diet (http:// digitalmediadiet.com/) is highly recommended to follow for those interested in the subject. http://digital- storytime.com/ Kirkus Children’s Book Apps - one star is a good thing here, it means it is highly reviewed in this go- to source for librarians. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/childrens-book-apps/ Langwitches - tutorials, app recommendations tied to Bloom’s Taxonomy http://langwitches.org/blog/ 2012/03/31/ipad-apps-and-blooms-taxonomy/ Little eLit - collaborative blog of librarians with subject lists, presentations and more. Working on developing A to Zoo Apps resource http://littleelit.com/app-lists-reviews/ School Library Journal Apps - frequent posts on the Touch and Go blog with descriptive reviews and feature articles on apps and enhanced media for children. http://www.slj.com/category/technology/ apps-tech/ Teachers with Apps - detailed reviews include screenshots and are sorted by age group and type. http://teacherswithapps.com/ Resources
  • 18. ThankYou gretchen@mld.org @gcaserotti