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Actively Learn- Engaging Reading

Actively Learn is an online e-reader that allows teachers and students to work together within a text.  Teachers can embed resources and quizzes into texts to check for understanding and provide personalized instructions.  Students can highlight and take notes.  Sign up is free and teachers can track their students comments and answers to questions and […]


Flipping your classroom?  Using tutorials? Have iPads?  Here’s a great brand-spanking new resource from TechSmith.  As of right now, this is a free app for iPad only.  Find out more at the Ask3 website: http://ask3.me/ How might you use this in your classroom?  How might students use this with each other?

Teaching with Aurasma

For our last post before the May ICN, we wanted to give you a view of real folks using this in teaching.  Check out this video of practical applications of Aurasma in your classroom from YouTube users TexanTutorialsGov. They offer augmented reality applications for economics, history, math, showcasing exemplary student work, and more.

Aurasma in your Classroom

These kids are in Doncaster, UK and they used Aurasma to make a few projects. Book reports, reports on famous people, science fair presentations… The possibilities are endless.  Check it out!

Aurasma: Augmented Reality

We are super-psyched about using Aurasma at the upcoming May instructional coach network here at Region 13.  If you haven’t heard, Aurasma is a free app that helps you integrate videos, links, pics, or other media that come alive when a person hovers their smartphone or tablet camera over an image in the real world. […]

Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Grant Name: Verizon Innovative App Challenge Funded by: Verizon Description: The Verizon Innovative App Challenge provides the opportunity for middle school and high school students, working with a faculty adviser, to use their STEM knowledge, their ingenuity, and their creativity to come up with an original mobile app concept that incorporates STEM and addresses a […]

iPad Video Editing App – Free for Limited Time

Hello readers.  I was informed of an iPad app that I think you might want to hurry and get. It is free for only a limited time.  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pinnacle-studio/id552100086?mt=8 Pinnacle Studio is a pretty robust video editing suite and seems very easy to learn to use.  I can imaging classrooms of students using the camera feature […]

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