Now that mobile learning is advancing in a quicker pace than we ever expected and that our students and kids are embracing more and more mobile devices in their life, we are left with no other alternative but to swim with the torrent. It is the onus of our responsibility to teach our students how to educationally benefit from this influx of mobile technology We need to equip them with apps that can help them learn and become confident learners.
Fortunately enough, in this age of wired comunication and cloud based connections nothing is hard to get anymore. There are now several platforms designed specifically to meet teachers and students needs in using mobile devices in education. These websites are, most of the time, created and run by educators and provide reviews of awesone apps to use for learning. I have compiled a list of these resources for you to bookmark and access whenever you want to look for a certain app to share with students.
1- Educational technology and Mobile Learning
This is the blog you are reading right now. As you can see in its name, the second section is called mobile learning and is dedictaed to reviews of educational apps that teachers can use with their students, so stay tuned with me here.
2- One Place for Special Needs
This website provides a detailed app guide for special needs families, speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and teachers.
3- Teachers with Apps
This website was created to help parents, grandparents, teachers, administrators and anyone else wade through the vast number of educational apps being introduced on a daily basis.
4- The iPod Touch Classroom
This network allows teachers around the globe to communicate and collaborate regarding the use of iPod Touch in the classroom.
This app offers a multiple resources to support teachers and parents in their search for free quality apps for their children and students.
6- Kinder Town
Kinder Town transforms mobile devices into powerful teaching tools by finding and organizing the best educational apps for kids ages 3-8 years old.
7- Moms with Apps
This website supports family-friendly developers seeking to promote quality apps for kids
8- Bridging apps
This is a volunteer community of parents, therapists, doctors, and teachers who share information on how we are using the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices with people who have special needs.
9- Fun Educational Apps
This is a website where you can discover the best iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for kids.
10- Teaching Appz
This is another great website where you can browse for educational apps based on age category, subject or device.
11- iPads in Schools
This is a livebinder that contains several awesome resources on educational apps for teachers, students parents, administrators and many more.
12- iPads for Education
iPads for Education features some of the best educational apps available for teachers and students. It has a great interface and all apps are organized into categories for easy navigation.
This is a directory of apps for education by Apple Distinguished Educators to help you transform teaching and learning. These apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
14- Apps in Education
This a great website for iPad apps that teachers and students can use in their education.
15- iPads in Education
This is a Scoop.it page that provides news, reviews, resources and more on the use of iPads in the learning environment.