Apps to support High School Science

How do you find quality apps?


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/
Search for App by Content Area, Grade Level
Common Sense Media - https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Children's Technology Review - https://childrenstech.com/
Education Apps Store - https://www.educationalappstore.com/


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

QR Codes
QR code generator:  http://www.qr-code-generator.com
Productivity Tool Apps
Apps designed to help teachers and students plan, develop materials, communicate, and keep records.
Science Apps for HS
3D Cell Stain
AtomsInMotion
Cells
Gravity 2.0
Labtimer
Nature_HG
Newton's
Periodic Table
Sparkvue

 UDL Tools
Supports multiple means of representation to give learners various ways of acquiring information and demonstrating what they know

Apps to Support Reading


How do you find quality apps?

Apps - Blooms Taxonomy
Interactive Ladder to assign apps to Bloom's Taxonomy:
Kathy Schrock Bloomin Apps http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html

Search for App by Content Area, Grade Level
Apps evaluated by Educators – http://www.graphite.org/
Common Sense Media - https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Children's Technology Review - https://childrenstech.com/
Education Apps Store - https://www.educationalappstore.com/

Pinterest - search for Reading Apps, Reading Apps Lesson Plans

20 iPad Apps to Teach Reading
15 Apps to Improve Reading Comprehension
50 Popular Apps for Struggling Readers

Reading Comprehension Strategies Chart

Ideas for Integrating into Classroom
eBooks
Whole group instruction - connect mobile device to projector, students take turns reading and discuss scene
Pairs - students read story together, take turns reading narration and dialogue
Reenact story
Ideas for integrating app on graphite.org - (check under How Can Teachers Use it)

Learn with Homer App

Bluster! (builds vocab skills)
Students select activities based on grade level
Pair students - play in Versus mode to see who can make the most matches first.