iPad App Tutorials
The iPad is an engaging and productive tool to support student learning and develop essential competencies such as communication, creativity and collaboration. These 5 videos model various apps that can be used to develop these competencies and support student learning across curriculum areas.
Aurasmas, or ‘Auras’ are an innovative way to provide personalized support for student learning. For example, when an ‘Aura’ image of a computational strategy is scanned, a video tutorial is played explaining how to use that strategy. This video models how teachers and students can create ‘Auras’ and use them to support learning in the inclusive classroom.
The PaperPort Notes app has many uses in the inclusive classroom. This video explores the many useful features of the PaperPort Notes app including built-in speech to text capabilities as well as the ability to annotate images captured from the Internet.
QR codes, or Quick Response codes, have many practical applications to support all students. This video guides you through how to create a QR code as well as exploring some uses of QR codes in the inclusive classroom.
The Socrative Student Response System (http://www.socrative.com) is an innovative tool to engage learners in classroom activities as well as providing a means of formative and summative assessment for teachers. This video models how teachers can use Socrative to create individual questions, exit passes and quizzes and how students can respond using either the Socrative App or the socrative student website from any device.
PicCollage & 30Hands
PicCollage and 30Hands are free, simple to use apps that can support student learning in the inclusive classroom. These apps allow students to represent their learning through a combination of images, text and/or voice recordings. This video guides you through how to use these apps in a classroom context.