Category Archives: Apps and other tools

24 iPad Apps to Support Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy, introduced in the 1950s as a system of organizing learning objectives into a pyramid, traditionally has started with creating at the top, followed by evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering. Some educators today are flipping the triangle so that remembering is on top, followed by understanding, applying, […] During an edWeb.net webinar, educational technologist Kathy Schrock presented a… Read More »

Viva Las Vegas! SmartCamp Finals is here!

Mentoring session at SmartCamp Finals inside the MGM Grand Today’s the big day! SmartCamp Finals is here!… Check out the finalists in our Spotlight Series: WakingApp Stelae Technologies Rosie Netshow.me Kinetise Insight Robotics eyeQ Borda Technology blue, Inc. […] Click here to view original web page at ibmsmartcamp.com

Testing Google’s new Translate app in Times Square, ‘the tourist capital of New York’ – video

Testing Google’s new Translate app in Times Square, ‘the tourist capital of New York’ – video The new Translate app launched this week, promising instant translation by using phones’ cameras to interpret different languages into English. According to Google, this will take us closer ‘to a world where language is no longer a barrier.’ The Translate app can… Read More »

How can I make my smartphone smarter?

Your life in your hands Presented by Prof Danielle George Engineer and lecturer In association with The Royal Institution External Many of us own a smartphone and use it everyday for making calls and sending messages. But as the name suggests, smartphones can do much more than these simple tasks. […] Click here to view original web page… Read More »

A Clever Plan to Teach Schoolkids New Languages With a Free App

In developing countries like Ethiopia, Malaysia, and Mozambique, the market for English language learning is red hot . These are places where, often, English proficiency is seen as a stepping stone to a better job and a one-way ticket out of poverty. But one major kink in […] Click here to view original web page at www.wired.com

The Best Way to Build Student E-Portfolios: Use Evernote

With language learning incorporating e-portfolios for practice and assessment purposes, Evernote can serve as a powerful Mobile-Assisted Language Learning (MALL) tool. By Edudemic Staff on October 20, 2014 Although Evernote already is a fairly well-known app, very few educators realize its potential building and sharing student portfolios. Having a well-organized e-portfolio is important: It can follow students from… Read More »

PhotoMath app

Instant results PhotoMath reads and solves mathematical expressions by using the camera of your mobile device in real time. It makes math easy and simple by educating users how to solve math problems. Step by step solving Learn how to solve captured expressions and equations through ‘human like’ solving […] PhotoMath from MicroBLINK on Vimeo.     Click… Read More »

How to Select and Implement ESL Mobile Apps?

TESL Ontario 2014 ESL Apps – A Palalas from Agnieszka (Aga) Palalas

Towards a Framework for Evaluating Language Learning Mobile Apps

Towards a Framework for Evaluating Language Learning Mobile Apps from Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

The First 5s with iPads

by Beth Holland @ Edutopia With the start of school approaching and the looming expectation of incorporating iPads into the curriculum becoming a reality, the big question many educators are asking is: “Where should I begin?” Last year, I wrote about 5 Steps for the First 5 Days. However, what about the five days after that? It can… Read More »