The ’Post PC’ era of mobile devices has seen an explosion of apps to support learners. The key We have started to bring in some of the work other teachers and learning communities are doing to identify great apps from across Australia and around the world.
iOS devices (iPod, iPad, iPhone)
- Padagogy Wheels originally, developed by Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Allan Carrington of the University of Adelaide embeds apps into a digital Blooms framework. Allan’s work inspired:
- Mobile Learning with Blooms Taxonomy (Apps for Middle Years) by ADE Cherie Pickering Unley High School
- Personalised Learning with Blooms Taxonomy (Apps for students with diverse learning needs) by Cherie Pickering Unley High School and Amanda Pickering Woden Special School
- Apps for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders by ADE Mark Coppin
- Northern Territory Special Ed Unit – iPad Apps
- Apps for learning - Apple’s highlight of apps by key learning area hosted on their website.
- Education Apps - Apple Australia’s own list discoverable on iTunesU
- Apps in Education by ADE Greg Swanson (NSW)
- Appitic - a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs)
- iEAR - Education Apps Review
- iPads for Learning (K-12) – Victorian Dept of Education.
- iPad 4 Schools by Richard Wells
- iPad Curriculum - Search apps classified by Bloom’s Taxonomy
- Teach with your iPad wiki
- Special Education Apps (Spectronics Conference)
- WAY COOL “APP”TIVITIES IN EDUCATION - the Colorado Department of Education’s school-based SWAAAC teams. (SWAAAC – StateWide Assistive technology Augmentative, Alternative, Communication)