Apptivities supports teachers in using mobile applications effectively to improve student learning. An apptivity is a specific learning activity using apps on mobile devices. Apptivities provide models for successful instructional practices with mobile devices and media resources that give a “view” into best practices in the classroom.
Examples of apptivities:
Create a puppet show about the Gold Rush on an iPod touch
Lovely Lady Liberty: Active Media Engagement for Young Learners using an iPod touch
Dictating for Foreign Language Fluency using an iPod touch or iPad
Making Decisions With Data: A Windy Proposition using an iPad
Mapping Concepts and Communities using an iPod touch or iPad