The Multidevice Classroom: A Guide of Apps Found on IPad(IOS), Android and The Web part 1
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What does multidevice classroom mean? A multidevice classroom implies a classroom that students can use whatever device they want to accomplish the lesson at hand. For the purposes of this slide show we will include only "Apps" or websites that are available on Android, IOS and regular Web platforms. We have not included blackberry or Windows7 phones, since these devices are currently being overalled or reintroduced into this market. This is the operating system used by most phones and tablets that are NOT Apple products. Usually the device has access to the Android Market. Some devices like the Kindle or Kobo have limited android markets even if they are Android Devices Ipods and IPad run on this operation system.. It is important to remember that not all Apps found on one platform are available on the other. We are only targeting Cloud based apps in this presentation. Any PC or Mac has access to a standard Web browser allowing your to sync your apps in the cloud.
Google Docs <ul><li>Features of Moblie Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Access your document list for your Apps Account. Can set up more than one per phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Create, search, sort and filter your documents on the go. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit your documents </li></ul><ul><li>Edits you make on your mobile device will appear to other collaborators in seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit your spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Make quick changes using the list view. </li></ul><ul><li>View your documents, PDFs, images and more </li></ul><ul><li>View files you've uploaded in the mobile Google Docs Viewer. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your files </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly find the documents you need and share with others. </li></ul><ul><li>Print on the go </li></ul><ul><li>Using Google Cloud Print , you can print documents directly from your mobile device. </li></ul><ul><li>Upload files </li></ul><ul><li>Upload and convert files, or copy images from your gallery to Web Clipboard. </li></ul><ul><li>(Android app only) </li></ul><ul><li>Convert photos to text </li></ul><ul><li>Take a photo of anything containing text and turn it into a Google document. </li></ul><ul><li>(Android app only) </li></ul>Google docs is a free web based office suite that stores all your documents on-line (in the cloud). Users can create, collaborate in real time (now available via Google Docs App).
Evernote Evernote, turn your mobile or Pc device into an extension of your brain! Helps you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use It is great for taking notes in regular meetings, you can take pictures, record audio, convert documents to PDF and organize all this content in NOTEBOOKS. Syncs Across Devices! We recommend that you create a Webbased account first and then install on your device and begin taking notes! http://www.evernote.com/
Twitter is a social networking tool that is very adaptable and can be used in a myriad of ways. Below you will find a few video tutorials to explain the basics of twitter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WPVWDkF7U8 A great way to get students to give their opinion in real time using the device of the ir choice. You can easily create a private channel with your very own channel or hastag. Ex: #myeconomicsclass. Get students to include this in their tweet and everyone will be able to see what they have to say! Do all this in 140 characters or less to explain your opinion! We recommend the Twitter App released by Twitter co. to make things simple. You can use other apps, but to keep it simple use this app.
Interactive poll that uses website, twitter or texting to submit responses and can view live updates during presentation via embedded image. Adapted from Andrew McDonald, Real-time assessment of student understanding Replaces expensive elearning sytems and alows students to respond to your polls via SMS. *Not a series of apps, but worksacross devices * Free for audiences of 40 or less. Create multiple choice poll or text based response polls
Matt Kazan ORIGINAL SLIDE MODIFIED FROM: What is Edmodo ? It is a free school-safe social network that can be created by a teacher for their classes. Why use Edmodo ? This website offers a Facebook-similar interface for students to communicate with their teacher and classmates. It is very safe to use in the classroom as the entire website is teacher-moderated. Edmodo is a fantastic option for the classroom as it is interactive and many aspects of a class can be exclusively electronic. Creating a Social Network for your Class
Matt Kazan 2. Provide a class calendar Map out important dates on a calendar to help keep students organized and on task.Test dates, assignment due dates, field trips and more can be included in the calendar. 3. Assign homework Provide instructions for assignments and attach any necessary handouts or readings that are required to complete the task. 1. Send messages to the class Teachers and students can post messages with reminders, questions and other important information. The teacher and students can then reply to the messages. This can be especially important for students doing work outside of school hours. The following are just a few of Edmodo 's features 5. Poll the class Ask the class questions to determine the popular choice on class assignments and due dates. These polls can be kept anonymous. ORIGINAL SLIDE MODIFIED FROM: Matt Kazan 4. Assign a quiz Teachers can create multiple choice, true or false or short answer quizzes that can be completed online. A time limit can be implemented and studentsreceive immediate results.
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