IELTS tip-a-day #App #Apple #Android #Free http://www.ielts.tips/ Use the IELTS Tips app to help you get the IELTS band score you need.
British Council IELTS experts, experienced IELTS teachers and successful IELTS candidates share their most useful advice every day for a month. Tips cover Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing and preparation.
Quizboard http://quizboard.com/ Quizboard is a free trivia game for iPhone and Android.
Use your knowledge and clever tactics to beat your friends or random opponents!
Heads Up! http://goo.gl/Tg6Cs Heads Up! is a neat guessing game that works with players of all ages.
They way it works is that one player holds the iPad on their head, the app then displays a word for the other players to act out. The player with the iPad then needs to guess the word. When they get it right they tilt the app forwards (or pass by tilting it backwards).
SubText : iPad App to support Reading http://www.subtext.com/ SubText : iPad App to support Reading
Turn any book or document into a digital classroom.
Subtext is a free iPad app that allows classroom groups to exchange ideas in the pages of digital texts.
You can also layer in enrichment materials, assignments and quizzes—opening up almost limitless opportunities to engage students and foster analysis and writing skills. Download the App for the iPad
The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers http://huff.to/114AB55 The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers "The iPad's many uses include turntable, toddler flypaper, and bird catapult. But when you couple it with an external keyboard, it turns into a surprisingly versatile writing machine. Most writers are easily distracted; trying out just one more app often sounds better than slogging through your manuscript. To save you untold hours of procrastination, here's my current setup of ten apps for writing, drafting, outlining, editing, and generating story ideas, divided into five essentials and five remarkable aids for inspiration and creativity."
iPad Apps For Struggling Readers and Writers http://bit.ly/XFbZhO 50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers
Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.
English and Mobile ... Video case studies http://www.theconsultants-e.com/training/resources/m-learning.aspx English and Mobile ... Video case studies
Listen to teachers from around the world share their experiences of introducing mobile devices and mobile learning into their institutions. Find out how they ran pilots and trained teachers, about the challenges they faced and how these were overcome. Each case study teacher shares advice about how to implement mobile learning. We will be adding to these case studies regularly, so watch this space!
Shakespeare and The iPad http://www.wirededucator.com/blog/2012/06/13/shakespeare-the-ipad/ Shakespeare and The iPad
As an English teacher, I believe the that the best way for my students to learn Shakespeare is to interact with his words. The iPad and other iOS devices are the perfect tools allowing students to fully connect with Shakespeare’s text.
Language Arts : Wireless Laptops in Education http://etc.usf.edu/plans/default.htm No Strings Attached: Wireless Laptops in Education
Over 100 videos taped in Florida schools
Choose the lessons you wish to view from the matrix.
They are presented in a brief, open-ended style to make them easy to adapt to many situations
6 Apps Every Aspiring Poet Should Have http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-apps-aspiring-poet-device-ios/ 6 Apps Every Aspiring Poet Should Have On Their Device [iOS]
There are apps for writing poems, finding words that rhyme, reading other’s poems for inspiration, finding writing prompts and even watching videos of people performing their poetry live. If there is something you want your iPhone to do that is related to poetry, an app can handle it.
Learning to Write on the iPad http://appsineducation.blogspot.fr/2012/04/learning-to-write-on-ipad.html Learning to Write on the iPad "Lots of people have been asking about using the iPad as a way of teaching young students to write. I personally would not advocate this as the primary way of teaching youngsters the intricacies of handwriting and letter recognition but as fun supplementary activity it might provide some motivation. Here are a couple of fun apps that reinforce some of the basic writing skills taught by parents and teachers.
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus - Free App http://dictionary-com-dictionary-thesaurus.en.softonic.com/iphone Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus - Free App for iPad iPhone
Top-rated app with trusted reference content from Dictionary.com & Thesaurus.com. WORKS OFFLINE - no Internet connection needed when searching words. ★ Time Magazine ‘Top 10 Back-To-School App’, Apple ‘Top 10 App’ High School Survival Guide, Winner: CNET Top 100 Mobile App Award
Plus ... the blue speaker button enables you to hear the correct pronunciation of the word ... and you can dictate (speak) your word into the search. So useful for speaking and listening as well as vocabulary.
iPads can’t improve learning without ... http://bit.ly/Aq7meb iPads can’t improve learning without good teaching Pt 2 – Writing
Writing and technology has been a controversial subject for many traditionalists in education. “Spell check stops children from learning to spell”.
English Apps for Middle School http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2012/01/english-apps-for-middle-school.html English Apps for Middle School
For any 1:1 iPad program to be really successful appropriate apps need to be sourced that will not only meet curriculum outcomes but also address the learning needs of your students. The following is a list of apps that have been researched and evaluated specifically for use in the Middle School English course.
English iPad Apps http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/p/english-ipad-apps.html English iPad Apps
One of the hardest thing with using the iPad in the classroom is finding the time to go through all of the apps in the iTunes Store listed under the education banner. We have started to list some of the apps we've found under each of the Key Learning Areas.
Gregory Swanson NSW Australia
Book Creator http://www.redjumper.net/bookcreator/ Book Creator Click for review
Book Creator is an app that “finally” allows to anyone to create a book by staying completely within the iPad environment. It is an app that takes the concept of transformative teaching and learning to heart. I can envision many more uses for teachers and students.
The app is super intuitive! I was working on a book for my 7 year old niece (who lives in Brazil) in no time. It took me about 30 minutes to put together a book for her, publish in iBooks and email the ePub file to my brother…to open it up on his iPad…. for my niece to read it.
Showdown: 5 iPad Reading Apps http://gigaom.com/2010/06/29/showdown-5-ipad-reading-apps/ Showdown: 5 iPad Reading Apps
Now that all the commercial e-book distributors have made their iPad apps available, it’s time for an overview of how each app performs, along with their pluses and minuses.
Typ-O HD - writing is for everybody http://bit.ly/nmefzG Typ-O HD - writing is for everybody
Dyslexic, or just not that good at spelling (yet)? Typ-O is for you!
Typ-O uses a powerful word prediction engine and a sophisticated spelling error model to help you write, even if your spelling isn't perfect. The integrated synthetic voices let you inspect the word predictions before selecting them, and check your text before emailing or pasting it into other applications.
The iPad version adds spell checking, file management and a selection of four synthetic voices.
Conversational Mobile ESL Simulations http://ESLai.com Conversational mobile web ESL apps (free, no ads) as well as access via Android, AppUP, Meego and NOOK.
Practice conversational English with a virtual character in the simulations.
Mobile Learning at the British Council http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/mobile-learning Mobile Learning at the British Council
You can now get LearnEnglish apps on your mobile! Download our Android and iPhone apps from the store to help you learn English. We have new Facebook apps too!