October  8, 2010

Cape Henlopen and Indian River Partnership

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    1. Subscribe to the blog via email
    2. Authentic Engagement
    3. Set up a free Gmail.com account to use for outgoing email
    4. Posterous.com is the site for posting to a blog through email
    5. Quizlet is a site for creating and taking flashcard quizzes
    6. Shorten URLs with services like tinyurl.combit.lyj.mpow.ly, to.ly, and moourl.com.
    7. Text typed into Notes can be emailed
    8. iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch all use the iOS
    9. App Store metrics
    10. iPad can run most all iPhone and iPod touch apps
    11. Universal apps are one file that contains specific iPad and iPhone versions
    12. Jumbo Calculator is free
    13. Power Search the App Store in iTunes to narrow your search. The Power Search button appears on all search results pages in the top left corner
    14. Operations Lite is a free scientific calculator
    15. Audio Memos Free for recording and emailing audio recordings
    16. Dragon Dictation for voice-to-text
    17. Number Line is an app for comparing fractions, decimals, and percents
    18. Take a screenshot by holding down the Sleep button and quickly pressing and releasing the Home button. Screenshots are saved in the Photos app
    19. Adobe Photoshop Express for image cropping, rotation, and more
    20. Color Magic HD for coloring one object in an otherwise black and white photo
    21. Doodle Buddy for simple drawings
    22. iTunes U for selected educational content - K-12 and university
    23. Khan Academy is in iTunes U
    24. Podcasts for any kind of audio and video content
    25. Mathtrain.tv is a video podcast by students
    26. Math Dude is an audio podcast
    27. Blog post about teachers using podcasts as homework and some research results
    28. Project Based Learning - Students work over an extended period of time answering a Driving Question.  The question is so deep that it requires students to create a project to share their findings with others. 
    29. Learn Through Projects wiki (lots more info on project based learning)
    30. Rubistar for rubric creation
    31. Idea Sketch for planning a project and mind mapping
    32. When researching on the web, remember that anyone can put anything on the web
    33. Atomic Web is an alternative to Safari with in-page search and tabbed browsing
    34. Side by Side is an alternative to Safari that features up to 4 windows open at once
    35. Apple has three productivity apps: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
    36. Give students a choice in apps to use to present their projects
    37. Comic Touch
    38. Strip Designer
    39. SonicPics for creating narrated slideshows from image saved in Photos
    40. Storyrobe (free) for creating narrated slideshows from imaged saved in Photos
    41. Spoken Motion for recording and drawing
    42. StoryKit for making talking picture books that can be publshed online
    43. SketchyandFlipbookfor animations
    44. iear.org for app review from educators
    45. AppShopper.com for a web-based alternative to iTunes' App Store
    46. eClicker and eClicker Host student response system
    47. iPhone/iPod touch for Administrators at Apple Learning Interchange 

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