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Teacher powerpoints and mobile phone apps

Teacher powerpoints come when teachers work with parents to use mobile phones apps to help students in school and after school. Teachers can explore which apps for mobile phones are the best ones for them to use in the classroom. Education and technology work together to help kids develop social skills, master academic subjects and research information on the Internet. Information technology education is important to understanding today's information age since technology including mobile phones has become part of everyday life in the 21st century. 

Historic house at the Manassas Battlefield.Students can use mobile phone apps to learn more about historic places like this house at the Manassas Battlefield in Virginia.

Learning is an ongoing process and the changing technology landscape is slowly changing the approach students take to increase their knowledge. Today the focus of education has shifted to eLearning using mobile phone applications or apps. Students can use various feature-oriented applications to help them learn at their own pace. Teacher powerpoints include the use of mobile phone apps helps to make learning fun and more engaging for students.

Teacher powerpoints app benefits for teachers

  • New learning methods
  • Enhanced parent teacher communication
  • eBooks and online study
  • Decreased communication gap between students and their institution
  • Classroom management functions
  • Audio recording
  • Live polling
  • Video projects
  • Online forums

The introduction of mobile phone applications in the education sector has led to the introduction of new learning methods. There are fun games that encourage students to think and understand new material differently. Library and book search apps make it is easier for students to find study aids that will help them do better academically in school. 

Parent-teacher communication apps help in building parent-teacher relations outside the classroom. New mobile phone apps make it easier for both teachers and parents to keep track of student attendance. School communication apps make it possible to send information to every student. These apps can inform them about new schedules, social school activities, various conferences and different forums.

Top app development companies are creating apps that make audio recording easier for both teachers and students. Students will have more access to personalized forms of learning. Teacher will spend less time explaining these lessons to students who have difficulty adjusting to more traditional forms of classroom instruction. Teacher powerpoints should include the use of mobile phones and apps in their daily lesson plans.

Teachers can utilize live polling apps to assess student knowledge. Forward thinking teachers are using mobile phone technology to create new and interesting projects. A student can use video to demonstrate what he or she has learned in school. Having the chance to discuss concepts in a more in-depth manner in an online forum serves to increase a student's understanding of the materials.

Teacher powerpoints experiences using mobile apps

Bridge in a park.Students use apps to help them plant objects that other people can find in places like this.

Jo Debens, a geography teacher, uses mobile apps to engage students in learning what they are studying in class. One example is a geocaching project. Students hid Olympic themed geocaches at Box Hill. They use mobile devices with GPS to access the geocaching.com website and online research. They do this before they hide the geocaches. They learn from watching these geocaches go live and watching real people from the public find their hidden geocaches.

A computer science teacher, Patrick Taylor, has partnered with Microsoft. He created an Introduction to Computer Science taster session covering mobile app design with resources extracted from the MTA and Microsoft school resources. Five lessons expose students to enough information to determine if they would like to pursue the computer science or ICT route.

Ken Halla, a social studies teacher, uses the Remind101 app to send students a text reminder when assignments are due. He also recommends many apps that are perfect for teaching social science courses. World Wiki is an app that provides demographic information for around 250 countries around the world. iAmerica is an app with information about each U.S. President and the history of the White House. U.S.Constitution provides students with access to one of the most important American documents.

 Metaverse is an augmented reality app that uses the camera in mobile phones to use augemented reality (AR) overlays of objects such as characters, scenery and animations onto the physical world. The app allows students to interact with those objects. When creating virtual experiences, teachers can easily add multiple choice and open-ended questions, speech bubbles and characters, Snapchat-like filters, web pages and embed YouTube videos.

More information about mobile phone apps

Teachers may find may useful apps or get ideas on which apps would be most helpful for their students at the Educational App Store.

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