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10 Must Have iPad Apps for Librarians ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

These interesting suggestions from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning range from citation tools, to writing tools and collation tools. 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Librarians       Photo Source: Twenty Days | LBPSB Library Resources

Practical Ed Tech Tip from Richard Byrne – Create Short Comic Stories

  Richard Byrne is a popular blogger who, based on his teaching experience, creates films on using a variety of apps and online tools in the classroom.  The Inquiry Process website has compiled many online tools and apps that allow students to present the information that they've found in very imaginative ways, [...]

Free Technology for Teachers Suggests 5 Good Ways to Send Text Notifications to Students & Parents

Source: Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Ways to Send Text & Push Notifications to Students & Parents - A Handout This isn't the first time that I've posted a link to Richard Byrne's wonderful blog, Free Technology for Teachers. It's one of my favourite sources for finding free online [...]

Tools for Making Video Mashups

Big Heart of Art, qthosmasbower, cc Attribution by 2.0 Mashups are creative and fun to make, I hear.  I don't know how to make one, but if I wanted to learn, I would check out the resources in Creating Video Mashups.  This article reviews some handy tools such as Weavly, [...]

Inklewriter for Interactive Story Telling

For teachers who are looking for a way to mix creativity, computer skills and storytelling, there is a new and free app called Inklewriter.  According to the web site: The inklewriter lets you write as you play, branching the story with choices, and then linking those branches back together again. [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|Categories: App Reviews, Blog Posts, Cool Tools|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Apps to Help Students Study

Photo via Flickr Creative Commons by UBC Learning Commons Edudemic recently posted about cool tools to help distracted students get down to work in The Five Best Study Aid Apps.  In fact, they even list an app called Self Control.  Apparently, technology can help the "Distracted Generation" concentrate.  For example, [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Categories: App Reviews, Blog Posts, Cool Tools|Tags: |0 Comments