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Explore New Worlds, Past and Present: iPad Apps for Teaching Social Studies

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Do your students sometimes have difficulty relating to other cultures, unfamiliar land masses, remote areas, historical figures, or other Social Studies topics you are trying to cover? Have you considered using iPads and other tablets to help your students explore new worlds, both past and present? Join Monica Burns as she shares her favorite apps for content consumption and content creation in the social studies classroom. She will show how your students can use these powerful devices to access interactive experiences and demonstrate what they have learned through exciting iPad projects. Specific examples shared are geared primarily to elementary and middle school students.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Social Studies
Last aired on: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 2:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: iPads, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: cultures, elementary, geography, history, iPad apps, middle school, social studies

Reviews (26)

Full Member
This was great, thank you! Social Studies is the part of my day that I struggle with the most, so I'm excited to use some of these apps in my elementary classroom! I know the kids will enjoy them, too!
Wonderful for my Social Studies. Thank you
Basic Member
Thanks for sharing!
Full Member
OMG these aps are awesome!
Basic Member
thank you for sharing this!
Full Member
Awesome ideas for social studies using technology
Full Member
My students really enjoy Stack the States! The others sound really good as well.
Full Member
I have used NPR and the National Park Service in my classroom. They are both great resources. I will need to look into the others. Thank you.
Basic Member
One of my favorites....useful ideas as I teach SPED World and US history
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