Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.
"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
"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
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We have a 1000 ipad rollout going on and we are finding especially with our Middle Schoolers that the kids are having a hayday with Google Images. We have a LightSpeed web filter on but some of these images are still pretty inappropriate for school.…Continue
I am looking for iPad 4 cases that also have a cover for the screen. The iPads will be in the hands of 2nd and 3rd graders, so they need to be strong yet not too expensive or bulky.Any advice would be beneficial.Thank You!Continue
I know this has been discussed, but I'm struggling to figure out which iPad cases would be best for my class set (15 iPad 2's for High School students). So far, we're on day #3 and already one iPad has a hairline crack. I know the OtterBox cases…Continue
We will be using the Bretford PowerSync mobile carts to store sets of 30 ipads (iPad 2). I want to get some covers to protect the ipads as they will be used by various classes.Any recommendations for a cover that will fit into a Bretford Model…Continue
I would like to hear about the experience that other schools using iPad2s have had with screen breakage. One of the biggest unanticipated problems in our program is that about 25% of the iPad2s in grades 3-8 now have cracked screens after only 8+…Continue
We are deploying 26 iPads to various classrooms on our K-8 campus. I am convinced there must be a less expensive way to store, transport, and charge the iPads! The carts available online are so pricey. Has anyone come up with a do-it-yourself…Continue
With a built in camera and microphone along with a wide selection of media editing apps, the iPad is an ideal tool for media projects in school. What media projects have you used successfully in your classes? What was the subject and grade…Continue
The Los Angeles Unified School District has boldly moved towards giving an iPad to every student in Los Angeles' public school system. The $1 billion plan will become the largest single educational technology initiative in history. While it's still…Continue