Mobile Learning Apps for K-12
HOW IT CAN BE USED IN A K-12 Setting: Students could be asked to shake the app and write a journal entry based upon the prompt given. This activity could be 5-10 minutes in length and used everyday to strengthen writing skills and creative thinking. It also could be used to generate prompts for students struggling to come up with their own ideas in a creative writing setting.
HOW IT CAN BE USED IN A K-12 SETTING: DuoLingo can be used to help students learn a second language and aid in for individualized learning. It can be personalized and is flexible to each individual learner. It can be used in a k-12 setting by being a supplement for second language learners.
ZEUS VS MONSTERS
HOW IT CAN BE USED IN A K-12 SETTING: This app can be used during free time or down time for students to practice math while playing a fun and interesting game. It can used once a student has completed other work and needs something to do. This game can also be used to promote math skills and for students who need extra practice.
HOW IT CAN BE USED IN A K-12 SETTING: By using a teacher account, teachers could select articles each week, and provide discussion questions for students to think, debate, and respond to. Monthly, students could select an article of their choosing, research it further, answer why they choose the article and respond in a report, video, audio book or presentation. Teachers could also enhance interdisciplinary and understanding between subjects by asking students to read and respond to a science article while applying their science knowledge to their writing.
HOW IT CAN BE USED IN A K-12 SETTING: Students who are struggling with math or a certain area of math could play the game while simultaneously learning basic math. It can be used by students who have extra time as well. It always students to get lots of math practice in a fun setting.