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Archive for August, 2010

iPad and iPod Touch

iPad

There are so many app currently available for the iPod Touch and iPad it can be overwhelming. Managing those resources is always a challenge- but not when you have a blog!

Listed below are a few links to great resources for apps for the iPad and iPod Touch or iPhone:

Carolann Cormeir at ConnSense Bulletin has one of the most extensive lists I’ve seen:

http://www.connsensebulletin.com/2010/05/apps-for-education/

Eric Sailor has information on apps and accessories and more information about the iPod and iPad:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/29172122/iPod-touch-Apps-Accessories

Other links containing reviews of iPod and iPad apps are at:

  • Questions on protective cases for the iPod and iPad are frequent. The Otterbox Defender made specifically the iPod and one for the iPad appear to be favorites but not the only cases used. Check out more  information on the Otterbox  website.

    Otterbox Defender
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    Early Literacy Links

    Searching for web based links to support literacy learning for emergent learner is always on my to do list. Here is my list of favorite websites for early literacy learners, both typical learners and special needs such as switch users:

    1. Shiny Learning: http://www.shinylearning.co.uk/

    2. Helpkidzlearn: http://www.helpkidzlearn.com/

    3. Starfall.com: http://www.starfall.com/

    4. Literacy Center: http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.php

    5. Hiyah:  http://www.hiyah.net/

    Other favorites? Please share!

    Intellitools Classroom Suite

    In preparation for an Intellitools Classroom Suite Course I located several resources of free Intellitools activites on the Internet for students of all ages and skill level. Listed below are the resources and their links:

    1. Connective Technology Solutions:  http://www.connectivetechnologysolutions.com/resources.php 
    2. Intellitools Activity Exchange (free; requires membership sign-up) : http://aex.intellitools.com/ 
    3. Learning Magic – Free created Intellitools activities created: http://www.learningmagicinc.com/ 
    4. Ann Brundige resources: http://www.annbrundigestudio.com/category/app/itools/ 
    5. SET BC: http://www.setbc.org/curriculumset/
    6. Region2 Library of Curriculum Activities: http://region2library.org/suite.htm

    Intellitools has many templates and activities available on their activity exchange however, check out the  other listed resources also!