There are more than 1.5 million iPads currently in use in educational institutions and schools and thousands of educational apps to choose from. Here's our thoughts on best educational applications for students and teachers.
“There’s lots of evidence that what we think about is what we know later. I want to increase the amount of thinking going on in math class.” and... "By concentrating on what, and leaving out why, mathematics is reduced to an empty shell."
I love teaching Social Studies through simulations. The kids love them and they remember the experience. Interact-Simulations has some amazing ones to choose from. Getting ready to try: CLASSROOM CITY: A Simulation of Local Government and Economics in a Classroom Mini-City