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Higher Order Thinking with iPads (Part #9 - Using Camera)

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“No one man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.” - Ansel Adams

We began this journey recognizing analysis, synthesis, and evaluation as the three broad categories of higher order thinking. An expression of such thinking is necessary to document that learning has occurred.



People with Learning Disabilities can gain travel independence with the help of their iPhone

People with Learning Disabilities can gain travel independence with the help of their iPhone

 

 

Washington DC January 7, 2013- The app is the first version of “I Travel with my Phone” which was developed to help individuals with cognitive disabilities learn how to use public transportation. 


How much you know Bangladesh

How much you know Bangladesh

 

Reverie Corporation Limited launched “How much you know Bangladesh” in iOS platform to promote Bangladesh through lots of informative, interesting and useful questions related to Bangladesh. This application is suitable for any age group as it covers history, culture, natural environment, sports, heritage and common issues of Bangladesh.


Higher Order Thinking with iPads (Part #8 - Researching with Safari & Google)

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“A man’s errors are his portals of discovery.” - James Joyce

Students with iPads are primed for a voyage of discovery and Safari is their standard compass. Their ships are propelled by Google’s powerful search engine. All they need is a reason to pull up their anchors. We provide the reason and charts but the journey is theirs.



TANSTAAFL

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“There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” - Milton Friedman

It seems Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim found a “free lunch” when they founded youtube.com. As of 11:00 AM 1/10/2013 my youtube account contains 562 videos with 53,067 views and I have not seen one dime of revenue. At least not from youtube. 



Guess That Flag

Guess That Flag

"Guess That Flag is the biggest and best flag quiz game ever and comes with four game modes: easy, medium, hard and expert." 

 


Guess That Flag

Guess That Flag

"Guess That Flag is the biggest and best flag quiz game ever and comes with four game modes: easy, medium, hard and expert." 

 


With over 75,000 people playing join in the fun and Guess That Flag!

"Guess That Flag is the biggest and best flag quiz game ever and comes with four game modes: easy, medium, hard and expert."

http://www.thehermonapps.com/guess-that-flag.html

Games that are educational are that much more valuable to the family, and often preferred by parents. Most times, children will not even realize they are learning facts if the game is exciting and captures their attention. Guess That Flag is actually suitable for kids and adults with its multiple choice questions involving knowledge of the flags of various countries.


Udemy arrives on the iPad

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"Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and orginal manner possible." - Richard P. Feyman

 

Udemy is capitalizing on the growing market for video-based online education with a new interface and a new iPad app.



Build your very own Quiz App

Ever wanted to build your own app? Now you can with Makeyourownquizapp from TheHermonApps and iPhoneGlance. Makeyourownquizapp will teach the user step by step Instructions how to build your very own iOS quiz app, without any coding whatsoever!

http://www.thehermonapps.com/make-your-own-quiz-app.html

This app is designed for beginners who have never touched an Apple Mac before and will also help Mac experts who have never programmed before. Easy to use and simple to follow with first class tutorial videos throughout the app. Why not learn today how to design and run your very own quiz app in 17 simple steps?

App features the user will experience:
* 17 very easy to follow steps
* Over 15 video tutorials
* Links to helpful websites to help the user build there app


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