I enjoyed leading a session via Skype today, visiting with educators from the state of Washington discussing the iPad, apps and applications for teaching and learning.
Resources for Special Education
The iPad can be a powerful tool to help students with special needs. Here are resources I shared during our videoconference.
Special Education Collection
special education collection inside the App Store published by Apple
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education
Sailers, Coppin & Marden
large collection curated by 3 classroom teachers; links; no pricing info, no device info
Apps for Children with Special Needs
Dr. Gary Brown
great collection of app descriptions and reviews; video reviews of apps; includes pricing
iPads in Special Education: Suggested Applications and Activities
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
organized according to learning levels and special support needs
Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs
comprehensive collection of special needs and assistive technology resources
Finding Educational Apps
There are thousands of educational apps available for the iPad, making finding good apps challenging and time consuming. Here are the resources I shared for finding educational apps for your iPad.
App Store – App Collections for Educators
1300+ educational apps selected by Apple Distinguished Educators
IEAR Education Apps Review
30 volunteer app reviewers and over 500 educators contribute to this site.
Apps in Education
Curated collection of educational apps.
Apps for Finding Apps
App Deals (Free) – Daily Deals on Top Apps