Apps to support Social Studies



How do you find quality apps for Social Studies?

Kathy Schrock Bloomin Apps http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html
How to find good educational apps that have been evaluated by educators – http://www.graphite.org/


      Build Content Knowledge
 BrainPop
www.brainpop.com
 netTrekker –
www.nettrekker.com

Organization – Mind mapping - Brainstorming

BrainPop - Make-a-map

http://www.brainpop.com/educators/community/video/introducing-make-map-tool-brainpop-powered-ideaphora/

Inspiration/Kidspiration  -  PC/Mac
Inspiration Map – iPad
Brainstorming Visually - grades 6 thru 12
http://www.inspiration.com/sites/default/files/filemanager/file/Brainstorming%20Visually.pdf
Mind Maps - tapping prior knowledge and Developing Ideas
http://www.inspiration.com/sites/default/files/filemanager/file/Mind%20Maps-Tapping%20Knowledge.pdf
Additional Inspiration Lesson Plans:
http://www.inspiration.com/lessonplans/inspiration

      Story Creation/Presenting
      Questions when evaluating apps for presenting:
      Can you add photos or drawings?
      Can you add text?
      Can you add voice recording?
      Can you share or publish?
      How do you see yourself using this in the classroom as a teacher?
      How do you see yourself using this in the classroom as a student?     

Haiku Deck


Lakota Wintercount & Haiku Deck - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires
       

Toontastic:
Lesson Plan 1: Mission Plan – The Dream

Lesson Plan 2:  BrainPop Inspired Movies (Create using Toontastic)
Story Design Worksheet:

Additional Toontastic Lesson Plans:

Story Creator



Speech Journal

Web-Based
Voki – www.voki.com

    

     Sharing
Facebook – Twitter
Email
Blogs – Edmodo, Schoology, Edublogs



No comments:

Post a Comment