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  • 1. Using iPad apps for scienceinquiry projectsRichard Beach Slideshare:Chapter 4:Accessing/AssessingInformation
  • 2. Reading: PlatesCollaboration Online collaboration(both online and face-to-face) around reading • Social Bookmarking and sharing links/tags in class Diigo groups • Students tag bookmarks and annotate online texts/sites using sticky notes
  • 3. Reading: PlatesCollaboration: Vocabulary Tagging: Diigo, Flickr, Google Images, YouTube, etc. Identifying key terms/categories Folksonomy (bottom-up) vs.Taxonomy (top-down)
  • 4. Modeling search strategies Webquests ◦ QuestGarden Pathfinders ◦ TrackStar Games ◦ Fact Monster Pose questions ◦ Thinkpal app
  • 5. Voice search: Requiresvocabulary Google Search Siri iPhone 4S older IPhones: Voice Ask app ChaCha:Assessing information literaciesTRAILS
  • 6. Science resources/apps Science resources ge/14904896/Science cesci.html Science apps: The Elements: A Visual Exploration Periodic, Table of the Elements, OnScreen DNA Model, 3D Brain, Google Earth, NASA App, Introducing Planet Earth, Star Walk, Sky Safari, Moon Atlas, 3D Sun, National Geographic World Atlas
  • 7. Personal learning networks(PLNs Links blogs, wikis, podcasts, Twitter, or social networking sites RSS Reader such as Google Reader Curation news sites: Flipboard, Zite
  • 8. Personal information space(“learning commons”) iGoogle ( Google Sites, LiveBinders, Netvibes (, Prototype (http://portopage), or PageFlakes ( wikis created with PBworks, Wetpaint, or Wikispaces
  • 9. Reading: Food: Reflection:digital annotation/note-taking iAnnotate for iPad, Notes (IOS apps), Evernote, Penultimate, Notes Plus, Simplenote, SoundNote ( ◦ Problem: formulate in own words and schema/purposes
  • 10. Results as maps or clouds earchCube ( presents results in the form of 3D cube of thumbnails of web frontpages that can be clicked on. Sites such as Spezify (, Quintura (, Quintura for Kids (,TouchGra ph (, Tag Galaxy (, and oSkope (, presents results in the form of maps, graphs, or word clouds
  • 11. Purpose: Acquiring and subscribing to/sharing information• Social Bookmarking and sharing links/tags• Sharing links in class Diigo groups• Adding annotations to online literary texts for sharing responses to literature
  • 12. Using Diigo for adding a sticky- note response1. Add Diigo to your toolbar2. Find an online text3. Highlight sections of the text4. Click on the icon to add a Sticky Note response5. Have other students add their responsesAnnotating "Womanhood," Catherine Anderson
  • 13. Reading: PlatesVocabulary: Wiki/Wikipedia iPad Wikipedia apps: Qwiki, Articles for iPad, Wikipedia Mobile, Wikipanion Plus, Simplepedia, iWiki onics Versus Qwiki s
  • 14. Reading: Food:Vocabulary: Digital mapping iPad apps: iBrainstorm, MindMeister for Ipad,, Sundry Notes, Idea Sketch, Total Recall, inShare, iMindMap MindNode, iThoughtsHD, Popplet Lite Hierarchical/logical relationships between key concepts Issues of definitions: “unhealthy” foods
  • 15. Reading: Food:Vocabulary: Digital mapping Relevant topics/issues? Sugar intake on the body (SF Chronicle) ◦
  • 16. Visual Representation: PlatesMapping data Focus on details and specifics Earthquake ($1.99) & Earthquake Lite (free) app (data reports) Quakewatch
  • 17. Use of Flickr: Image hub ShowMe or Voicethread Folksomony tagging system, as well as geo-tagging by location. Search: different types of categories Groups—people who share a common interest in certain topics or phenomena portrayed in their images or video clips. The Commons link, they can access images from archives of The Library of Congress, The Smithsonian, The New York Public Library and The U.S. National Archives.
  • 18. EcoMOBILE (Ecosystems MobileOutdoor Blended ImmersiveLearning Environment) AR Virtual representation of a pond ecosystem Capture pictures, video, or voice recordings Video o/
  • 19. iTunes U app: coursematerials/videos Science: Plate Techonics video (4:25) and Assessment Berkeley: Earthquakes course Open University: Volcanoes Lawrence: OSS Food and Nutrition
  • 20. Game app: Puzzle Planets Assemble planet’s tectonic plates Smash them together to cause massive seismic activity See life sprout on continents that rise from the ocean Defend your creation from mega disasters long enough for strange creatures to evolve
  • 21. Globaloria: Students createscience games: Chemistry: Elements ames-front-page/item/elemental- elegance
  • 22. Visual Representation: Food:Interactive images Focus on details and specifics Demonstrate processes
  • 23. Digestive system app
  • 24. Science 360 videos app
  • 25. Science 360 videos
  • 26. Videos on iPad: Food Snagfilmsdocumentaries Farm to Table How to Get Fat without Really Trying Young Agrarians (organic farming in CA) The Family Meal (obesity)
  • 27. Google Images Search for images related to their topic Google Googles s/#text ◦ Take photo on iPad/iPhone and obtain information about that image from Google Images
  • 28. QR Codes Create: Qrafter,, Kaywa Read: QR Reader, QR app, NeoReader, Scan, QR Scanner, i-nigma, Optiscan different ideas for using QR codes in the classroom: Assignments, videos, maps, podcasts , directions, tutorials, websites, survey s
  • 29. Camera skills: Science Museum:
  • 30. Study: Images of fast food
  • 31. Effects of subliminal imageexposure on reading speed Experimental: fast-food images Control: red blocks Results: Experimental: read words faster Experimental: recall eating at fast-food restaurant Control: recall going to grocery story Results: Experimental: preferred time- saving devices Zhong CB, & Devoe SE (2010). You are how you eat: fast food and impatience. Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS, 21 (5), 619-22. PMID: 20483836
  • 32. VoiceThread: Multipleaudio/written comments on sameimage
  • 33. Produce image tutorials forpeers: Doodles and audio voice-over ShowMe: Earthquake in Japan yC Explain Everything VoiceThread.ed ◦ Earthquates images ◦ ◦ Fast food restaurants ◦ ◦ #u11815.b652878.i3454378
  • 34. Writing: Plates: Onlinecollaborative writing appaffordances Mixed Ink Google Docs, Loose Stitch, TeamSpinner, Thinkature, Portrayl, or Novlet ◦ Defining roles and responsibilities for who’s responsible for what tasks Wikis (on iPad browser/no apps) ◦, Wikispaces, or Wet Paint.
  • 35. Writing: Plates: Online resources Scholastic: Earthquakes Institute of Crustal Studies
  • 36. Writing: Food: Digital note-taking/diagraming: arguments Wireless Generation: note-taking tool (mesh with drafting?: see Inspiration mapping:
  • 37. Talk: Plates: Small-groupdiscussions: CMS platformoptions Ning ◦ Mini $20.00 a year; Plus is $25.00 a month ◦ ($3.00 or $9.00 a month) ◦
  • 38. Talk: Plates: Small-groupdiscussions: CMS platformoptions Pearson’s OpenClass (free; linked to Google Apps) ◦ 1 Edmodo (free; also an app) ◦ Schoology ◦ rcampus (cloud-based) ◦
  • 39. Talk: Food: Small-groupdiscussions Posting warm-ups: accountability? Use of online role-play?
  • 40. Apps for Sharing/PublishingWriting ePub: Mac Pages (soon to be on iPad Pages) Apple Author (requires OS Lion): iBooks Dotepub or Inkling books ◦ Human Biology Inkling textbook MoGlue Books ebooks for reading on eReaders by submitting properly formatted Word files to, Bluefire Reader App, or Book Creator
  • 41. Professional LearningCommunities