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The App Teacher

Editors’ Welcome

On behalf of The App Teacher’s editorial board, we are delighted to present our inaugural edition. The App Teacher is an open-access journal that features peer-reviewed articles dedicated to educational apps, the professionals who use them, and trends in mobile technologies that impact PreK-16 education. The journal will feature articles that chronicle the successes and challenges teacher-practitioners face in their ...

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App Narrative: Teaching Investment Decision Making With The Baiiplus Financial Calculator Ipad App

William F. Rentz, Ph.D. and Alfred L. Kahl, Ph.D. Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa Authors: Both authors are Associate Professors at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Corresponding Author Email:  akahl@uottawa.ca Abstract This narrative discusses an innovative post-secondary classroom instruction methodology using the BAIIPlus Financial Calculator iPad App for teaching the two most ...

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Effective Use of Tablets (iPads) for Multimodal Literacy Learning: What We Learn from Reading Clinics/Literacy Labs

Laster, B., Tysseling, L., Stinnett, M., Wilson, J., Cherner, T., Curwen, M., Ryan, T., and Huggins, S. Abstract In this study, teachers used tablets (iPads) for literacy instruction. The survey data were collected at five university-based reading clinics that were geographically dispersed. Results showed the gains made by teachers in using apps for a range of literacy instructional purposes, including advancing ...

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