mlearning apps in a K-12 class

mobl21

What is mobl21: This app allows educators to develop content that students can access from their mobile device. It also allows students to study at their own pace and therefore perform better in the classroom.

How can this app be used by educators: Educators can use this app to create learning material easily and provide it to multiple users or groups. Teachers can use the many features to track and monitor content use and to view test scores.


Link to mobl21: http://www.mobl21.com/workflow/

Animation Creator HD Lite for Ipad

What is Animation Creator: This app allows students to create their own animations to tell a story. The app allows students to create their own characters and add audio to add special effects.

How can this app be used by educators: Teachers can have students create stories, dialogue and many other fun activities.

Link to Animation Creator: https://itunes.apple.com/app/animation-creator-hd-lite/id380381736?mt=8


iPad App Review: Animation Creator HD

Journal Jar

What is Journal Jar: Students shake this app on their mobile device and it will give them a prompt to write about. The teacher then sets a time limit for the students and they have to come up with a story fact or fiction about the prompt that they were given.

How can this app be used by educators: Teachers can use this as a starter activity for their students to get their minds thinking about how to approach writing about different topics.

Link to Journal Jar: http://exclusivetutors.com/homeworkhelp/free-educational-app-journal-topics-writing-prompts/#


Fotobabble App

What is Fotobabble App: Students take a picture and tell a story about the photo. Photos can include their favorite places, a scene from their favorite story or movie.

How can this app be used by educators: Educators can get their students to present their story and have them explain how they relate to it.

Link to Fotobabble: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/fotobabble/id353078443?mt=8


iPad Tutorial - Fotobabble

LearnCast.com

What is LearnCast: LearnCast's mission is to educate learners while providing measurable results to publishers. LearnCast provides empowering content that is designed and delivered high quality learning via easy to use developed learning tools.

How can this app be used by educators: This app allows educators to do many things for their class. You can create your own course in seconds with easy to use tools. These tools can help to create lessons, quizzes, exams and polls to help structure their course. Teachers can also enhance learning by adding images, uploading documents and videos. Expand pages with links and reference material.


Link to LearnCast: http://www.learncast.com/howitworks