Active Learning with Mobile Devices

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  • Active Learning with Mobile Devices 50+ Ideas, Free Apps, & Tips iPad by George Yi, Flickr
  • Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the ac3vity of learners. - John Holt
  • Active learning promotes g ement manag ell-bein sroom ental w s tter cla ical & m Be Phys Real-world learning uous learning Contin g centered learnin StudentCreativity
  • Take pictures Record audio Scan with QR codes Text & write notes Create videos Geotag Augment your reality Do more with apps
  • Draw your favorite ame a category (pet, cartoon, etc.) N tudents draw their favorites S et Jmer- 30 sec. S hen they hold up their drawings T tudents scan the drawings to nd a S peer with the same favorite hey sit next to that student & chat T for 1 min Jll the next category Drawing on the iPads by Kathy Cassidy, Flickr
  • Mingle with Devices ISA Square Danc by LafayeGe College, Flickr
  • App Mingle air students P et Jmer- 30 sec. S tudent A shows a S favorite app eset Jmer- 30 sec. R tudent B shows an app S hen the Jmer stops, W students switch partners Student iPad 008 By ickingerbrad, Flickr
  • QR Code= Quick Response Barcode
  • Suggested QR Code Apps/ Tools I-nigma QuickMark QR CodeWiz QRidee
  • *Integrate with realia *Jigsaw
  • Scan the following?
  • Match the right qr code!
  • Active learning via photography, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  • Picture Apps Instagram InstaCC BeFunky Flickr PicCollage Tellagami ImageChef CamMe You Doodle Stipple Buncee Thinglink Comics Head Friendstrip Chatterpix Kids Write About This Tell About This Frame Artist Coolibah Muzy
  • n object from home A n their textbooks I round the school A hat represents a T math, science, or grammar concept
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  • Ex. I Spy Geometry Shapes Choose an object around you that represents 1 of the shapes from the previous slide. Take a picture of the object. Show your object to a person. They will guess which object you took a picture of.
  • Examples: Mission: Snap a photo of gra3 you consider art. Explain why? Points: 10 pts. photo & wriGen reasons, 20pts. with mul3media app (Thinglink, Buncee, Audioboo), 30pts. app + posted on your blog Mission: Snap photos of 5 substances in your surroundings. Post their chemical formulas. Mission: Snap a photo that represents a frac3on. Create a word problem., Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  • InstaCC App- Instagram Calendar & Challenges
  • Collages, Text, Magazines, Calendars & More! You Doodle Pic-Collage IOS/ Android Frame Ar3st Image Chef
  • Create Interactive Image Posters Buncee
  • Collage Activities Examples: n animal in its habitat. Describe A what you observed. ecJons of an object/ place & S make it into a puzzle. Write clues. Your peers will guess what it is. escribe an event you witness in D a series of pictures. Cell phone camera by L-ines, Flickr
  • Nature book Rock collecJon Moments / blog Bug IdenJcaJon Plant IdenJcaJon Water by Incase, Flickr Digital Scrapbooks
  • BookCreator Lite App asiest way to E create multimedia books & publish to iBook store nclude audio, I music, videos, images
  • Stories & Comics with Their Images Example: Comics Head Lite IOS/Android Create a comic about a sibling, rela3ve, friend, pet or you as a superhero.
  • tudents walk outside and S take pictures of trash they see outside hey then record stories of T how the trash got there from a 1st person point-of-view ry ChaXerPix T
  • ChatterPix IOS Free App
  • Field Observations air/ group students P ith their devices they W observe a specimen, make hypothesis, take notes, geotag, take photos, collect research resent their ndings P, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  • Image by Adam Bellow, Founder Educlipper- Video/ Audio/ Portfolio/ Curation
  • Send them on scavenger hunts! air or group students P ives them a list of items G tudents document with S their mobile device through video, images, audio or text
  • Scavenger Hunt with Friends IOS/Android App
  • Active learning through video Animoto Instagram iMovie Vine Youtube Lightt Magisto Explory TouchCast WeVideo Videolicious Educreations QuoFX Video Game Your Video Action Movie Creatures FX Foteo IOS CineBeat @Video Directr Las aventuras de Zepi_2 by Citoplasmas, Flickr
  • Lesson Ideas
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  • Real World Word Problems air/group students P tudents create a visual S word problem that represents a math concept in ac3on ass to peers to solve P ry Educrea3ons, Touch T Cast, Drawp, or TinyTap
  • Drawp for Schools IOS Free App Drawing + photo + voice Collaborative assignments
  • Newscaster air/ group students P hey create news brief of T a current / local/ domes3c/ interna3onal event/ topic hey research then T summarize into a newsbyte & capture footage uggested Apps- Talking S Ben & Tom News Reporter, Touchcast, Popplet, Educlipper, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  • Ecobugs App Augmented Reality
  • Alessi's turn on the iPad by Marcus Kwan, Flickr Tips
  • iPad by zeromk, Flickr
  • Use a Stylus 'Fellowes Multi-Stylus Found on
  • Give them tasks that use their senses to explore, Photo by Lexie Flickinger, Flickr
  • More Recommended apps Educlipper Book Creator Tiny Tap Evernote Audioboo Edmodo Popplet LinoIt iPadio Voicethread SocraJve Piiig Talk Padlet Diigo Aurasma Google Drive StoryKit Draw for Schools ColAR Voicethread Dropbox Scoodle Jam Space Team Share Board Garageband Lets Learn How to Draw Amazing Space Journey 3D iPad at Web414 by Pete Prodoehl, Flickr
  • The Future? esture based apps G ugmented reality A earable technologies W CamMe App Facemo3on App
  • Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. ~ Bill Gates


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