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iPad Apps: Collaboration & Comprehension

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Presentation at California State University Northridge (CSUN) for teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Emphasis is on Common Core State Standards (CCSS)'s Speaking and Listening Standard 1

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iPad Apps: Collaboration & Comprehension

  1. 1. iPad Apps:Comprehension and Collaboration Adam Stone February 25, 2012
  2. 2. Two Things...1. Backchannel at TodaysMeet: go to todaysmeet.com/csun2. Take a photo of this slide! www.foundinblank.com adamstone@gmail.com
  3. 3. About Me• From San Diego, CA• RIT, UCSD (M.A. in ASL/English Bilingual Ed.)• 1st Grade Teacher at P.S. 347 The ASL and English Lower School www.47lowerschool.org• iPads at 347
  4. 4. What is an iPad?
  5. 5. Why iPads? Pros:
  6. 6. Why iPads? Pros:Engagement DurabilityEase of Use Price
  7. 7. Why iPads? Cons:
  8. 8. Why iPads? Cons:Management TypingCaptioning Sharing
  9. 9. Comprehension & Collaboration College & Career Ready (CCR) Anchor Standard 1Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively Speaking & Listening Standard 1 (K-5) Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade-level topics and texts • Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions • Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges • Ask questions for clarification or follow-up
  10. 10. Common Core
  11. 11. Two Parts1. App demonstrations that align with SL 12. Catalog of fun/interesting Grade Literary Nonfiction apps to use in the classroom • Many of those apps 4 50% 50% provide access to informative/nonfiction 8 45% 55% text 12 30% 70% • Remember - 50% (or more) of all classroom text is to be nonfiction
  12. 12. Collaborating• Any app/task can be turned into a collaborative activity simply by: • sharing one iPad among partners or a team • using apps that network with each other• Lets find a grade-level text!
  13. 13. FaceTime Alternatives:Google Hangout (Google App), Skype
  14. 14. iMessage
  15. 15. Dropbox File Sharing Video Library Alternatives:Evernote - especially for shared research
  16. 16. Whiteboard Lite Alternatives:Doodle Buddy, Scribble Press (neither do networking)
  17. 17. Lino
  18. 18. VoiceThread
  19. 19. Making VideosiMovie 8mm HD CollabraCam
  20. 20. Writing ResponsesPages Scribble Press ComicBook!
  21. 21. e-DioramasPuppet Pals HD ToonTastic
  22. 22. More Apps• Now lets look at more apps!• Categorized by subject
  23. 23. BooksiBooks Kindle Free Books
  24. 24. BooksMeeGenius Comics JibJab Jr.
  25. 25. ReferenceGoogle Google EarthQwiki Nations
  26. 26. ScienceScience 360 NASA Era of Dino
  27. 27. ScienceProject Noah HowStuffWorks SkySafari
  28. 28. MathMath Board CalcBot McGraw-Hill Math Apps
  29. 29. DemonstrationEducreations BoardCam
  30. 30. MiscellaneousGeoPop Doodle BuddyToy Story Rainbow Sentences
  31. 31. MiscellaneousTeachMe Big Words PBSKids
  32. 32. Last But Not Least Find My iPhone
  33. 33. Review• Turn anything into a collaborative activity by: • sharing one iPad among partners or a team • using apps that network with each other

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