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Google Drive for iOS Needs Work to Compete With Dropbox


Sharing Folders via Google Drive Eliminates Dropbox Hassles

Bugs and a Lack of Key Features Make Google Drive a Tough Choice You may recall my post Sharing Folders via Google Drive Eliminates Dropbox Hassles and the plan to begin the 2013-14 school year using Google Apps for Education in my classroom. Although I have taken action on the plan with students using the same Google school domain account for all of their online logins, the cloud file sha...


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Naiku Quick Question: Turn Any Device into Classroom Clickers


Naiku Better Assessment. Better Learning.

Classroom Assessment is Quick and Easy with Naiku Thinking about trying out a new classroom clicker alternative for your BYOD classroom? You might want to consider Naiku Quick Question as an audience response system alternative for your next classroom poll. Unlike Google Drive Forms, eClicker Presenter or Menimeter, there is no preparation required. While Naiku Quick Question is comple...


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Evernote App for Assessment and Evaluation


The Best App for Assessment | Evernote App for Assessment and Evaluation

Why Evernote May Be The Best iPad Assessment App For the past two years, I have utilized Google Drive Spreadsheets to record student assessment data for convenience and to keep all stakeholders aware of how students are performing. However, through my work with the GECDSB Middle Years Collaborative Inquiry project, I have been trying to find ways to easily collect data during class in order to...


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Explain Everything iPad Video Apps for the Classroom


Explain Everything - Video Tool to Create Lessons for your Students

Explain Everything Screencast App Review for iPad http://youtu.be/_tR7lF_z_5k What Is Explain Everything iPad App? Explain Everything is an iPad video app that allows you to create screencast videos on your iPad. Although it can be a useful app in many fields, I find it especially useful in the classroom. The app is setup in a manner similar to a presentation application like PowerPoint or Keyn...


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GoodNotes PDF Annotation App Review | Write on iPad


GoodNotes PDF Annotator Fountain Pen Offers Smooth Writing on iPad

Best App to Annotate PDFs on Your Classroom iPad http://youtu.be/as_0AomF_cU Why GoodNotes PDF Annotation App? GoodNotes PDF Annotation App for iPad is one of the easiest PDF Annotators I have personally used on the iPad. After using neu.Annotate+ in my classroom for over a year and downloading other PDF Annotation apps such as PDFpen, pdf-notes, iAnnotate PDF, Notability, EvoNotes, ...


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The Best Math iPad App – Solve Equations With Dragon Box


The Best Math iPad App | Solve Equations With Dragon Box

Game Based Math Learning on iPad for Solving Equations Updated Jan 19, 2014: I created a post explaining how I use Dragonbox in my classroom with some resources in PDF form. Access it here. Dragonbox Resources Dragon Box is an interactive PC, Mac OS, iPad iOS, and Android app which quickly teaches the player the concept of opposite operations and other rules required to solve co...


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Reflection App: Use AirPlay to Mirror iPad Without Apple TV


Reflection App: How to Mirror iPad Without Apple TV

AirPlay Mirroring iPad on Computer Eliminates Need for Apple TV     Just this past Friday, I spent the majority of the day at the Greater Essex County District School Board Office working with my superiors in an attempt to make a technology purchase order for the mathematics Middle Years Collaborative Inquiry (MYCI) project. The goal of the purchase is to provide teachers involved ...


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Mac OS Upgrade Mountain Lion – A Classroom Must!


Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion Upgrade Notification Centre

Mac OS X Mountain Lion Provides Great Improvements While the brand new Apple Mac OS upgrade to Lion called Mountain Lion provides more than 200 features, I purchased the new Mac OS upgrade the day it was released to allow my MacBook Pro to catch up to all of the great features I already enjoy on my iPhone 4. Notifications, Reminders, Built-in Sharing, and Screen Mirroring with Apple TV were th...


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Creating Khan Academy Accounts on iPad & Adding Coaches


Khan Academy - Add the Email Address of Your Coach

In my grade 9 academic & applied math classes at Tecumseh Vista Academy, we have been using the Khan Academy website for extra practice during class and at home.  The website has some great features including topic videos in math, science, finance & economics, humanities, test prep, and general educational videos which help students learn new and review prior concepts while away from schoo...


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Combining Like Terms & Distribution | Khan Academy


Khan Academy Practice - MFM1P - Foundations of Mathematics Grade 9 Applied

Today, in my MFM1P - Grade 9 Applied Math class, we learned about Collecting Like Terms and Distribution.  Using the Khan Academy practice activities for Collecting Like Terms, students spent time going through stacks of simplifying expressions and competed to be "top dog" in the class. Links To Collecting Like Terms & Distribution Practice Activities Combining like terms 1 | Khan Academ...


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