iPads in Education

Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.

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"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."

--William Butler Yeats 

 

"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank...but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child."

-- Forest Witcraft

 

"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education ... If we are to develop our students' sense of curiosity, we must be mindful to carve out time to allow our students to inquire and explore." -- Albert Einstein

Mobile devices promise to dramatically impact education. This Ning network was created to explore ways iPads and other portable devices could be used to re-imagine the process of education and re-kindle students' innate desire to learn.

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What are you using for student blogging on iPads?

Started by Sam Gliksman in General. Last reply by Doug Taylor Aug 6. 3 Replies

What platform and app are you using for student blogging on iPads? How satisfied are you with the editing features of the app? I've yet to find an option that offers good account management options along with an app with a good user interface for…Continue

Tags: blogging, blogs

iPad apps - story makers - any suggestions

Started by Anne Pead in General. Last reply by Sam Gliksman Aug 4. 1 Reply

HiI am looking for a good story maker app for iPad to be used by Primary school (elementary school) students.  I have come across a few names but would love it if someone could recommend one based on a successful experience with the app.ThanksAnneContinue

Tags: writing, write, book, maker, app

Apple Configurator, help needed!

Started by rtiffey in iPad Device Management. Last reply by Sam Gliksman Jun 26. 1 Reply

Hello! I am a new tech teacher for a K-8 school, and we have the iPad cart which holds 30 iPad 2's. We just finished our first year with the iPads and have more coming for the new school year. I need a refresher course on using the Apple…Continue

Tags: configurator, apple

What are your "cant do without" iPad accessories?

Started by Sam Gliksman in Carts, Cases & Accessories. Last reply by Louise Winsor Jun 13. 9 Replies

There's a thriving market in iPad accessories. It can be very difficult to know which ones give you the best value for your money. Some of the more popular accessories include:iPad case or keyboard-caseexternal keyboardstylusearbuds or…Continue

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