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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices.
Appy Hours 4 U

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices.

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Education

Episodes

Apps for Instructional Exploration and Educational Gaming

Jun 1, 2012 00:32:00

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  Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Punflay. Punflay is responsible for a wealth of apps for Prek-High School in multiple formats ranging from books and games to edutainment. In addition to showcasing kid-friendly apps and talking about the design elements in creating apps for education and young children, we will also discuss how apps like frog and rat dissection can benefit children of all ages.

Apps 4 Language Learners: Pedagogy and Design

May 30, 2012 00:38:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Dave Wingler, of Futaba. Futaba is part of the  InKids family of apps which currently features a list of 8 apps: Flashcards for iPad, Futaba Classroom Games, Puzzle Land, Math Champ, French for Kids, Chinese for Kids, Futaba Word Games, Alphabet Blocks 3D. The app are designed for both language learners and small children. In addition to showcasing kid-friendly apps and talking about the design elements in creating apps for education and young children, we will also discuss the pedgagogy of using the iPad with small children: multi-tasking, hands-on with parents, spotlight search, and learning on the go.

Project-Based Learning in the iClassroom

May 24, 2012 01:02:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Aggie and Director of IT Services for Bastrop ISD, Bryan Doyle (Follow him @BryanPDoyle).  He will be sharing how the district's technology curriculum and assessment has changed with mobile devices and a focus on project-based learning. Other highlights will include a focus on the students as teachers model, structuring a successful BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology), and resources for living in an iWorld. Check out his blog: http://bryanpdoyle.blogspot.com/  

iLearn App Development Project

May 22, 2012 00:40:00

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  Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Carlotta Eaton and representatives of the iLearn App Development Project which focuses on the theme "students creating educational games for students". We will cover the idea of gaming in education as well as the process of student-created apps. (Check out their video series). The teams, New River Community College (NRCC Games) and Radford University (Games Lab at RU), will also be sharing their journey to the app store, upcoming features of their apps, how students and teachers are using their apps in the classroom, and some tips for those of you who choose to embark into app development.  Visit the Student-Created Apps 4 Students List.ly for a complete list of their apps.  

Surprisingly Educational Apps: Part 5

May 18, 2012 00:52:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of Surprisingly EDU Apps (FREE edutainment apps) & explain how they can be used in the classroom in multiple content areas & grade levels. Featured: HGPlus for iPad,Snapguide,iK Calendar FREE, iBanner!,Tom's Messenger,Mover Lite,Weatherwise,Geometry Pad,Where's My Water? Free,Make-N-Match,Family Trees, TimeTours,Lego Super Heroes Movie Maker,Philosoraptor Pro

Mobile Learning Recap: Sharing Innovations

May 15, 2012 01:03:00

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Join Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker with guest Susan Reeves as we recap all of the innovative ideas and tools that we gleened and gathered from Mobile 2012. Topics will include customizing YouTube for educational purposes, sharing the many features Quizlet has to offer on the iPad, highlighting how to grade a Google Form with Flubaroo and the benefits of using a Google Form for a campus technology walkthrough, and showcasing how to usse the email to dropbox feature. We will also share highlights from Tony Vincent's Project Based Learning, Kathy Burdick's Common Core Apps, BrainPop's Andrew Gardner's Digital Storytelling, Diane Darrow's Literature Circles on the iPad, Wesley Molyneaux's iPads in the Science Classroom, Jenny Ashby's iGeography, Derek Keenan's The Paperless Classroom, Eric Marcos's Math Train Keynote, and a grab bag of extra tech goodies. All materials for the sessions are included on the Mobile 2012 Conference Resource Site.    

App Development Revealed

May 1, 2012 01:11:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined two of our favorite app developers: Root-One & Morris-Cooke. Both teams will be sharing their journey to the app store, upcoming features of their apps, how students and teachers are using their apps in the classroom, and some tips for those of you who choose to embark into app development. Root-One (@Root_One) develops the apps StoryLines for Schools, StoryLines, Word Joust, X-Words, and Word Kung Fu. Morris-Cooke (@morriscooke and @explainevrythng) develops the apps Explain Everything, Organizer+, PhotoPuppet HD, PhotoPuppet Go, and VideoPuppet for iPhone.

Mobile Learning: Jon Samuelson (iPadSammy)

Apr 24, 2012 00:48:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by local veteran teacher and iClassroom Educator Jon Samuelson (Follow him @iPadSammy). Jon Samuelson has been teaching for 16 years and was named Technology Teacher Leader in Anchoarge in 2005. Jon has presented multiple professional developments for teachers including "Tech Integration in the Classroom", "Twitter for Educators", "Educational Gaming", "iLearning Innovation", "$5 Apps in 45 Minutes", and "Apptivities - Creative Lessons for the iPad". Jon will be sharing his personal experiences with his iClassroom as well as some of the ideas and innovations he has learned from the recent mobile conferences he has presented at and attended. Jon also co-presented "60 Apps in 60 Minutes" at Mobile 2012 with Lisa Johnson.

Mobile Learning: Kathy Burdick

Apr 20, 2012 00:58:00

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  Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by esteemed Innovative Educator Kathy Burdick. (Follow her @iAppleLearner). Katherine has worked in the education sector for over 30 years. She actually had her start in Oak Grove elementary right here in NEISD! Kathy has held positions with Pearson, Scholastic Inc., and for the last 7 years Learning A-Z. Currently she reviews apps through her blog. Kathy Burdick also presented this past week at Mobile 2012 and has a range of apps in the app store: Tools 4 Students, K-5 Mobile School Reading, & Book Chat.  She will be sharing resources from Mobile 2012: how to find apple apps that meet common core standards, how to group apps by theme, as well as other gems of iLearning.  

Mobile Learning: Travis Allen iSchool & Diane Darrow

Apr 13, 2012 01:03:00

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Educator & App Enthusiast Lisa Johnson will be joined by President & CEO of iSchool Initiative - Travis Allen.  Travis Allen is a young visionary for Digital Learning in the classroom. Before graduating high school, Travis created a viral YouTube video on revolutionizing education in America through mobile learning. Today, Travis is a junior at Kennesaw State University (KSU), where he operates his growing non-profit organization, the iSchool Initiative. Working closely with the Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization at KSU he has been able to turn his vision into a full blown movement with schools all over the world adopting the iSchool Initiative's concept. Travis manages a team of thirty people who are touring the country providing seminars, workshops, publications, and a network for students and educators, to motivate them to embrace becoming life-long digital learners in the Information Age. Travis is quickly becoming one of the top leaders in the emerging digital learning revolution movement. Travis presented at Mobile 2012! Twitter: @iSchoolAdvocate

Mobile Learning: Derek Keenan

Apr 10, 2012 00:47:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Technology Learning Lead and Mobile Learning expert - Derek Keenan. Derek Keenan will be presenting this week at Mobile 2012! Derek will be sharing his mobile learning research and insight as well as the informaion on the development and implementation of virtual learning environments and educational gaming and MUCH MORE!!! Derek's Mobile 2012 Presentions include: Creating and Sustaining Effective Leadership in Digital Learning, The Educational Implications of App Innovations, The Paperless Classroom: Tools and Processes for True Digital Learning. Twitter: @mrkeenan

Mobile Learning: Carl Hooker

Apr 6, 2012 00:48:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Eanes ISD Director of Instructional Technology Carl Hooker.  He will be reflecting on his iPad 1:1 initiative, publishing content to iTunes U, as well as sharing info about TECSIG iPad Palooza.  Twitter: @mrhooker

Mobile Learning: Tony Vincent & Felix Jacomino

Apr 5, 2012 01:04:00

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  Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Mobile Learning Guru Tony Vincent and Director of Technology and 1:1 iPad Implentation Felix Jacomino. Both Tony & Felix will be presenting at Mobile 2012 next week! Tony is an Organizer for Mobile 2012 and will be presenting 3 sessions focusing on the topics of Project-Based Mobile Learning and Collaboration. Twitter: @TonyVincent Felix's sessions at Mobile 2012 will include 21st Century Learning & Tools in Primary Grades and Combining 21st Century Skills and Project-Based Learning Twitter: @FelixJacomino

Podcasting & Podcasts

Mar 23, 2012 00:47:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker will guide you through the process of how to create your own podcasts and how teachers and students can use existing iTunes podcasts in the iClassroom to support differentiated instruction, higher order thinking skills, and a flipped classroom model. We will also share some classroom ideas for creating your own podcasts as well as innovative ways to utilize exisiting podcasts to support instruction and core concepts.

Surprisingly Educational Apps: Part 4

Mar 21, 2012 00:48:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson andYolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of Surprisingly EDU Apps (free edutainment apps) and explain how they can be used in the classroom in multiple content areas and grade levels. The following FREE apps with be featured: Visual Poet, TypeDrawing for Free, For All Seasons, Sketchbook Express, Bloom!, Create-O-Mat, Fotolr Photo Studio HD, Painting with Time, Painting with Time: Climate Change, Mad Lips, Political Time Machine, and VidRhythm.  

The 1 iPad Classroom

Mar 2, 2012 00:37:00

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  Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by classroom teacher Lisa Carnazzo. Lisa will share how she teaches with 1 iPad in her second grade elementary classroom including apps, ideas for learning stations and small groups, and classroom management strategies.  

Exceptional E-Book Creators

Feb 24, 2012 00:39:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Exceptional E-book Creators will highlight free apps that will allow students to produce their own books and provide classroom integration ideas for mutiple grade levels and content areas.  Nine FREE apps will be featured: Story Spine, Story Kit,PictureBook, iPen Free, Demibooks Composer, Clibe, Albums FX Lite, Album App, and ScrapPad.

Hot Apps 4 HOTS: From iCeption to ISBN

Feb 3, 2012 00:37:00

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Educators and App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker will be discussing their journey to the iBooks Store with "Hot Apps 4 HOTS". If you are interested in self-publishing, creating iResources for educators, or the content of the book, please tune in. This was a self-published effort by myself and Yolanda Barker and we are oh so appy and overjoyed to share it with the world. The book includes 9 step-by-step apptivities that focus on each level of Bloom's (some levels have more than one apptivity). The apps featured are: T-Chart, TED, ScreenChomp, Videolicious, FlashCardlet, Doodle Buddy, Puppet Pals, Popplet Lite, Talking Tom or Ben, Talking Tom & Ben Do the News and Qwiki. This resource will also be presented at TCEA 2012.    

Surprisingly Educational Apps: Part 3

Jan 27, 2012 00:38:00

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Educators and App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Surprisingly Educational Apps will highlight free edutainment apps like: TurboCollage, Photo Measures Lite, Tracing Paper Lite, Skitch, String, Epic Citadel, Video Star, Word Lens, My Secret Diary, Awesome Photo Calendar Lite, QR Code Beamer and explain how they can be used in the classroom in multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad Evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these wonderful devices, this show is for you.

Marvelous Music with Michael

Jan 20, 2012 00:33:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined again by Michael Benavides (a Garage Band Extraordinaire with an app-etite for music) who will be our guide through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Music 4 the Classroom will highlight free and paid apps: Groovemaker Free, Animoog $, Sound Drop, Pluto Learns Piano HD, PatternMusic  MXXIV, and Musician's Practice Journal Free. Michael will also be sharing these apps and more at TCEA 2012's iPlayground. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Notable Apps 4 Note-taking

Jan 13, 2012 00:39:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Notable Apps 4 Note-taking will highlight free note-taking apps and discuss how students share and submit work: Sundry Notes, PaperPort Notes (formerly Notarize), Neu.annotate PDF, Dragon Dictation, Flashcardlet (Flashcards*), iPen Free, Totes m’ Notes, Note Hub, NJoyNote Lite, and Note Record.  

Making Mathematics App-tastic: Part 2

Dec 16, 2011 00:34:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Making Mathematics App-tastic will highlight more free game-like apps for elementary and secondary: Computer Carl, Math Kid, Dinosaurs Kids Math HD Free Lite, Math Edge HD Lite, Motion Math Zoom, Splash Math: 2nd Grade, Splash Math: 3rd Grade, Pearl Diver, Number Line, Check Please Lite, MarkUp Mark Down, PercentDiff, Factor Race, Algebra Champ, and Slice it! Begins.

Comics 4 the iClassroom

Dec 9, 2011 00:32:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Comics 4 the iClassroom will highlight free comic and caption apps and generate multiple integration ideas that span across content and grade level(s). The following apps will be featured: Comic Touch Lite, Perfect Captions, Photo Captions Free, Captions, Camera Art FX Free, Doodle Buddy, Popplet Lite. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Making Mathematics App-tastic

Dec 2, 2011 00:33:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Making Mathematics App-tastic will highlight free game-like apps for elementary and secondary: Apples in Hour Hands, Bills & Coins, Coins, Counting Money, Sticker Shop, Lil Kitten Shopping Cart, Freddy Fraction, Fraction Factory, Pizza Fractions, Pizza Time! Make More Pizza, and Portion Platter. The focus of the show will be discussing how these apps canbe utilized to create purposeful instruction utilizing multiple delivery methods and task cards. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you. 

Surprisingly Educational Apps: Part 2

Nov 18, 2011 00:34:00

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Educators and App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Surprisingly Educational Apps will highlight free apps like StoryLines, Aroundertouch, TourWrist, Time Shutter Lite, PicCal,MyPlayhome Lite, To Me By Me, Sonic Pics Lite, Bill Atkinson PhotoCard Lite, and Coolibah and explain how they can be used in the classroom in multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad Evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these wonderful devices, this show is for you.

iPodsibilities 4 Preschool Primary

Nov 11, 2011 00:35:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Two Tech Chicks (ADE educators from Killeen ISD and the hosts of Tech Chick Tips). Together we will guide you through a custom menu of iPod apps that can be used with preschool and primary students. As always, these apps will be paired with a healthy dose of pedagogy to highlight how these itools can be utilized to create purposeful instruction utilizing multiple delivery methods and task cards. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Hot Apps 4 Literacy

Nov 4, 2011 00:34:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Hot Apps 4 Literacy will highlight free game-like apps for elementary and secondary. The focus of the show will be discussing how these apps can be utilized to create purposeful instruction utilizing multiple delivery methods and task cards. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Cautionary Apps

Oct 28, 2011 00:33:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Susan Reeves (App-tastic ITS and Google Certified teacher). We will be discussing cautionary apps: how to review apps, where to find the best apps, and the pedagogical practices behind selecting appropriate apps for classroom use. We will also be sharing a specific list of cautionary edu apps and how teachers can avoid or prepare instruction around these selections. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Eanes ISD: How do you set up a 1:1 iPad Program?

Oct 21, 2011 00:33:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker will be joined by guest, Carl Hooker, Eanes ISD Director of Instructional Technology. He will be discussing Eanes' 1:1 iPad program for students touching on implementation, acquiring apps, teacher training, and classroom integration. If you are a teacher, district, or education entity with iPads in your classroom or school, this episode is for you. 

Videolicious Student Products

Oct 14, 2011 00:32:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Michael Benavides will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Videolicious Products will highlight free apps for student video production (Videolicious, Splice Video Editor, Cartoonatic, VideoEditor Free, Flixlab, iMotion HD, SocialCam, PopMyVideos, andAnimoto) and discuss how they can be used in the classroom with multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Music 4 the Classroom

Oct 7, 2011 00:32:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will be joined by Michael Benavides (a Garage Band Extraordinaire with an app-etite for music) who will be our guide through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Music 4 the Classroom will highlight free and paid apps: Garage Band, Beatwave, Barrel Tones, Virtuoso Piano Free, LoopJ, MadPad HD, and Six Strings and explain how they can be used in the classroom with multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Hot Apps 4 Brainstorming

Sep 30, 2011 00:32:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Hot Apps 4 Brainstorming will highlight free apps like Tchart, iBrainstorm, Simplemind+,Stickyboard, Idea Sketch, and iCardSort Lite and explain how they can be used in the classroom with multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Words 4 Students

Sep 23, 2011 00:28:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with selected apps. Words 4 Students will highlight free apps like Mad Libs, Tacky Wales, Radlibz, Wordventure, and Sparklefish and explain how they can be used in the classroom with multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Puppets 4 the Classroom

Sep 9, 2011 00:32:00

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Educators & App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson & Yolanda Barker will guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Puppets 4 the Classroom will highlight free apps like Puppet Pals, Sock Puppets, PhotoPuppet HD Lite, and Tortoise and Hare Puppet Show and explain how they can be used in the classroom with multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these appolicious devices, this show is for you.

Screencasting & Problem Solving 4 the Classroom

Sep 2, 2011 00:29:00

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Meet Educators and App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker. They will lead/guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Screencasting & Problem-solving 4 the Classroom will highlight free apps like ShowMe, ScreenChomp, Doodle Buddy, and Popplet Lite and explain how they can be used in the classroom inmultiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad Evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these wonderful devices, this show is for you.

Surprisingly Educational Apps

Aug 26, 2011 00:32:00

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  Come sample the finest (and most affordable) educational apps from the Techchef4u signature list. Meet Educators and App Enthusiasts Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker. They will lead/guide you through a menu of app-ealing lesson ideas, apptivities, and pedagogical practices paired with the selected apps. Surprisingly Educational Apps will highlight free apps like Talking Tom, ABC Magnets Lite, Quarters, and Songify and explain how they can be used in the classroom in multiple content areas and grade levels. If you are an app addict, iPad Evangelist, parent, or educator who owns or has access to these wonderful devices, this show is for you.