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10 iOS Apps that Support Inquiry-Based Learning


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As we begin a new school year, the thought on everyone’s mind is how to make 2016-2017 even more interactive, educational, and engaging for students than last year. Here are ten apps that supplement inquiry learning in kids.

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10 iOS Apps that Support Inquiry-Based Learning

  1. 1. 10 iOS Apps that Support Inquiry Based Learning As we begin a new school year, the thought on everyone’s mind is how to make 2016-2017 even more interactive, educational, and engaging for students than last year.
  2. 2. Here are ten iOS apps that all teachers can use to support inquiry-based learning in their classrooms. Feelfree to share this SlideSharewith teachers.
  3. 3. 1 Analogies 4 Kids Analogyquestions are frequently asked in gifted & advanced learning programs. The "Analogy" app can be used to challenge young minds on their cognitive skills and plays an important role in the development of students’ analytical thinking, problem solving, perception, spatial skills, memory & creativity.
  4. 4. 2 Popplet Greatfor work and for school! Popplet is a platform used to generate excellent ideas. Its simple interface allows you to move at the speed of your thoughts. Users can capture your ideas, sort them visually and collaborate with others in real time.
  5. 5. 3 Idea Sketch Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram & convert it to a text outline, vice versa. Students can use it for brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists & outlines, planning presentations, creating organizationalcharts etc.
  6. 6. 4 Visual Poetry Students all over the world are using Visual Poetry to create stunning, visually appealing poetry. The app is appropriate for both elementary and secondary school classrooms. The app’s name implies that it only works for poetry, but it will work with any text that students write.
  7. 7. 5 VideoNotes VideoNotes is a free web tool that helps students take notes on a video they are watching. The notes are synchronizedwith the video being viewed. The advantageto using VideoNotes is that it is integratedinto Google Drive, which makes it easy for students to savetheir work when done.
  8. 8. Explain Everything ExplainEverything is a greatinteractive screen-casting whiteboard app that students coulduse to create their own video tutorials and explanatory guides. The app is easyto use and offers a hostof features that make creating and sharing learning experiences fun. 6
  9. 9. 7 Book Creator Book Creatoris one of the best apps students can use to create next- generation PDFs and comics. It is versatile enough to be used in any content area and students can extend their creativity by app-smashing and creating images with other apps.
  10. 10. Lino Lino can be used when researching alone or in groups and for sharing files, videos and pictures quickly from one computer to another. Students can also write tasks for each member of their inquiry group on a sticky,so that everyone has a responsibility. 8
  11. 11. Stoodle Stoodle , an online white board service, enables students and teachers to quickly create and work on a collaborative whiteboard space. The app allows you to write, draw and upload images. It also enables you to connect it with your device’s microphone and talk to the people you collaboratewith. 9
  12. 12. Plain Text A simple texteditor with an uncomplicated,paper-like user interface.Biggest feature is the ability to create and organize documents in folders and then sync everything with Dropboxfrom within the app. 10
  13. 13. Thank you for reading my deck. Feelfree to share this SlideSharewith teachers.
  14. 14. About Alex Noudelman Alex Noudelman is an educator in Ontario and Influencer on LinkedIn. He’s taught every grade from K-12 and has amassed over 16 years of experience since entering the field in 2000 as an afterschoolteacher. Feelfree to share this SlideSharewith teachers.