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Jessika Richter
Jessika Richter
(Lund - Sweden)

The short and sweet: I have been a passionate teacher since 2001.  I first worked with the National Park Service in Washington (state), then moved to Australia where I completed my DipEd at the University of Melbourne and then taught at Hailebury  ...

Teaching with Mobile Devices in the Classroom

Mobile Apps for Learning


7x7 Presentation of Mobile Apps for Learning

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Link to mobile apps


Mobile apps for learning

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning


Discover how to use internet in your classroom and with you students . A list of important webtools reviews and tips.

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Nichols iPod

Kent Nichols, co-creator of the popular "Ask A Ninja" podcast, describes how the introduction of the video iPod created a wide audience for homemade video content.

Discuss other cultural changes that have taken place since portable digital music players became available.

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iTunes U

When opening iTunes, see the panel on the left titled "iTunes Store" and find the link to iTunes U below.  When you get to this page within iTunes, click on the link called "iTunes U: Learn More."  This will take you to a video that describes what types of content are available and how to search for exactly what you need.

To guide you in the right direction, try this:

Click on "Open University" under the "Featured Providers" menu on the left hand, bottom side of the screen.  Then, click on "Science" under "OU Learn" on the top left side of the screen.  There you will find a course titled "Earth and Life."  This course has great information on volcanoes and Tibet, both useful in understanding Plate Tectonics.

Next try searching in the very top right hand corner of iTunes for "plate tectonics."  Once you do this, you will want to filter your search in iTunes U (there will be a drop-down that reads "all results").  The top three items that come up in this search are good resources.  Two are podcasts from UC Berkeley and the third is a video from Intelecom.  Though you can download these to an iPod if you have access, you can just as easily watch them within iTunes.

After trying these two options, explore on your own to see how much information you are able to find.

Ipad use in the classroom


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IPad by Holly Koly and Megan Merrill


An instructional video on the uses of IPad applications in the classroom.

iPads & Education


This video utilizes schmaltzy acting to demonstrate the growing role of iPads for educational purposes.

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