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Beste apps voor je les op de MacScholenDag


Presentatie “Beste apps voor je les” tijdens de MacScholenDag. De presentatie was gepresenteerd met Nearpod. Ipad gebruikers klik hier voor de slideshare presentatie Tijdens deze presentatie probeerde ik te laten zien dat de leerlingen van nu moeten voorbereiden op de

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Google Drive ios app adds live editing and collaborating.


Many of the schools that have introduced iPads in the classroom also use the Google Apps for Education suite. Unfortunately these two do not always mix well together. Using Google Apps on the iPads has always been quite tedious, but today

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Google Search Challenge with Nearpod


In a 1:1 iPad classroom, Google is a student’s best friend. However, we cannot assume that, just because these students are stuck to their devices 24/7, they are digital natives. Google has so many more functions than simply typing text

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15 Great apps for teaching and classroom management

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  There have been tons of blog posts over the year about great apps that enhance learning, yet I have seen very little blog posts that review apps for teaching. For me introducing iPads into the classroom, be it for

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iPad lessons with Aurasma


The living pictures from the Harry Potter books just became a reality. With Aurasma you can make still images come to life on your phone. What the app does is bring the physical and the virtual worlds together by adding video

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Apps for multiple intelligences


What makes the iPad brilliant is that it caters to all different intelligences. In fact most apps touch upon all different types of intelligences. I’ve tried to match all of my favorite educational apps with their corresponding intelligences. For those

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6 different ways of getting student feedback in your iPad lesson.


Update 14-09-2012: Syncing Notability with Dropbox is possibly the easiest and best way of keeping track of your students’ work.  One of the most difficult challenges for the teachers at my school is changing from workbooks and worksheets to get

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Use tricks from “the classroom experiment” in your iPad lesson.


In 2010 Professor Dylan Wiliam took over a year 8 classroom at Hertswood School and tested six simple ideas that transformed the quality of the class’ education. At the end of the term, students apparently learned twice as much as they

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Peer assessment with Google Forms

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I like to have my students assess each other quite often. Whether it’s a poster they made, essay they wrote or during class presentations. It helps for them to critically look at what their peers are doing and what they

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Worksheets in iBooks.


On a typical paper worksheets a question would normally look something like this:   “What are the different figurative language techniques used in this text.” ______________________________________________________________   The lines on the paper gives students the space to write their answers.

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