22 History and Geography Apps for Kids
AJ's been playing The Oregon Trail on the iPad so I figured it's time for a round-up of history and geography apps. We haven't tried them all but I'll
Turn Your Classroom Into A Time Machine [Infographic] - Hongkiat
Teachers around the world are warming up to the idea of introducing tech into schools, and we're not referring just to augmented reality or 3D printing
FOSTER A POSITIVE SCHOOL CLIMATE WITH AUDIO QR CODES
What a sweet idea! Make Audio QR Codes that say a kind message for Character Ed. Would be great for kindness week or teambuilding in the classroom!
Sutori is a collaborative instruction and presentation tool for the classroom. For all age groups, Sutori is the perfect partner for Social Studies and English Language and Arts (ELA) multimedia assignments.
FREE App: European Exploration - The Age of Discovery
European Exploration is a free app for kids where students can play the simulation games and learn about the history.
Year 6 History Unit - Australia as a Nation - Australian Curriculum Lessons
Summary: This history unit of work is aimed for a year six class and is on the topic of Historical Knowledge and Understanding / Australia as a Nation. The content descriptor that correlates to this unit of work is as follows: Key figures and events that led to Australia’s Federation, including British and American influences […]
Australian History Timeline - primaryedutech.com
The Australian History Timeline features over 150 film clips outlining Australia's history from pre 1770 to contemporary history. Looking more closely at a decade presents you with information presented in film clips and related websites on events that occurred during that decade.There is also a World Events section highlighting what big world events were happening during the same period.
Learn History with Britannica Kids Ancient Rome
Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome is such a great app for upper elementary and middle school kids. It has rich content yet all at the appropriate age level, no matter it is the length of each article or the vocabulary choices. The games are fun and are tied very well with the main contents. As an app full of historical facts, it is surprisingly engaging. When kids open the app, they will be at the articles section. At the bottom of the […]
Unique History App - Timeline Eons
Timeline Eons is an app that displays major events throughout the history of the world. All events are organized along the timeline. You can choose to zoom the timeline to see more events during a certain time period. Most events have pictures. Tap on each single event will bring up more detailed information of that event. If you are connected to the internet, the app will also bring up the auto search results of the event in Google or Wikipedia. […]
Project-based learning: essential questions and authentic tasks | Leader of Pedagogy
Essential questions and authentic tasks work together in a project-based learning environment Via Catherine Smyth
PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for GPS and Navigation | PadGadget | Geography
For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found eight great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have included eight GPS and Navigation apps in this week’s bundle.
Tools for digital history: Google Map Engine Lite | National Council on Public History
The turn to spatial history has been aided by the explosion of digital mapping tools. While there are many options for mapping out there (including HistoryPin as described by Aaron Cowan in a History@Work post earlier this year), one look at the projects being completed by leaders in the field like the Stanford Visualization Lab […]