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Explain Everything: Using iPads in the English Classroom {Video Blog}

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Oct 15, 2013 7:03:30 AM

I just found an awesome iPad app that can be used by teachers and students to capture and annotate images and video lectures.  Explain Everything is perfect for the flipped classroom and also for increasing access to information in the traditional classroom.  It can easily be used by students to create assessments or by teachers to create lessons.  The possibilities are boundless, but I put together a video blog with 3 options that I could see implementing into my curriculum easily.  I'd love to hear your thoughts, questions and ideas, so please comment at the bottom!

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Topics: Classroom Tech, ipad, teaching tips, technology, tips, video, explain everything

How to Use Evernote with Students

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Jul 15, 2013 3:13:23 AM

As it becomes more common for schools to allow or require students to have laptops, tablets, or other devices for school use, teachers have the monumental task of researching, testing, and implementing the flood of applications on the market. Today, I want to share with you Evernote, which is one of my favorite school apps that can be used across the curriculum to help students organize resources and study effectively. Evernote is not specifically designed for students, but it is an amazing tool that they can use to transition from a successful high school career to a successfully organized college life and beyond. Check out the video tutorial below and be sure to leave me a question or comment sharing your thoughts. Thanks for stopping by!

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Topics: back to school, Classroom Tech, evernote, ipad, notes, organization, technology, video, writing tips

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