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Primary School Case Study: Recommended iPad apps

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Teachers are often interested in case studies from other primary schools. Purchasing iPads and using them effectively across the school is challenging but there are schools that have spent the last year or so, building up a set of apps to enhance the primary curriculum.

The following embedded presentation shows recommended iPad apps for each year group. You may find apps to inspire the use of iPads in your school and you may have some of your own to recommend ...

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Where can teachers find information on apps for education?

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There are a wide range of apps for iPads, Android Tablets and mobile phones which  claim that they are designed for education. It is easy for busy teachers to spend many precious hours (not to mention £s) trying them out only to find they are not suitable.

Below is a list of  recommended websites where teachers can find useful information and reviews about the best educational apps available ...

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Comic Life App for iPad review

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Making comics is a great way  for teachers to inspire pupils writing.

Recently, the well-known Comic Life software has been released for the iPad. The Comic Life app is intuitive with students and teachers needing only a short time to learn the basics.

It’s easy to add captions, speech bubbles or thought balloons to photographs taken with the iPad camera. Other photographs, clip art and scanned images can also be imported into the Comic Life app.

Comic Life App ...

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Apple for Educators

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Apple for Educators seminar was well attended yesterday at Eynsham Hall … report as follows:

“You had a choice of curriculum / technical iPad sessions … I did the iPad curriculum session lead by @Joe_Moretti.
The focus was on free teacher tools and following free iPad apps were recommended:

  1. SHOWBIE … works as a hub for teachers to set and share class projects … unlimited storage (for 500 accounts use the promocode joemoretti when registering)
  2. APPSHED – Build your own app

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    , spotted at BETT 2013, looks very interesting for schools introducing mobile devices into the classroom as it allows pupils to work together designing a school app.

    It is a website where pupils can build apps freely and very easily. It is all done by dragging and dropping components and would make a great site to be used in a computer club. If your students do make any completed / working apps they can ...

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