Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.
The following blog post is an excerpt from the book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman.
Added by Sam Gliksman on November 9, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Your students created a wonderful puppet show or movie and turned it into a stunning video that you want to collect, assess and share ... yet you're not exactly sure how. Sound like a familiar scenario? Simple workflow headaches like this can create serious speed bumps in your iPad program. Let's take a look at a few potential solutions.
1. Old Faithful:…Continue
Added by Sam Gliksman on November 7, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students.
This post is a collaborative piece that was created with the help of Jonathan Wylie, a talented Instructional Technology Consultant from…Continue
Added by Steve Lai on October 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" category in the App Store. You'll find them…Continue
Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. -Evernote.com
Added by Steve Lai on October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hi everyone - there comes a time when every iPad using educator needs to contribute back to the communities that have fostered them - and for me that time has finally come in the form an iBook. Its the culmination of a few years of plugging away with mobile devices and thinking that gee, not only do these look and feel different to a traditional computer, they can also do much of what a PC can, and lots more beside.
I've also always struggled with just how does when do 'work' on a…Continue
Added by Jonathan Nalder on October 13, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second largest public school district in the USA, has approved a plan that will provide every K-12 student and teacher in Los Angeles with an…Continue
"I will safely assume anyone who reads this blog is probably already up to date with Dropbox and its features. Please share this article with colleagues at your school who still have not migrated over from the USB key days of the…Continue
Apple stock recently surged upon the report that over 14 million iPads sold in the last quarter. Astoundingly, around 1.1 million iPads were purchased by US schools.…Continue
Added by Sam Gliksman on July 24, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
J.J. Abrams (Lost, MI:3, Star Trek) is one of the most prolific, innovative and successful filmmakers working today. He is so successful that he is personally (and unfathomably) shepherding BOTH theStar Wars and Star Trek film franchises. But did you know the…Continue
Added by Jimmy Juliano on June 14, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
The question I’m asked most often is, “How do I assess whether my technology initiative has improved learning”? My answer is always the same - “What are you measuring?”
Don’t misunderstand me. There’s definitely value in assessment but I find that our horizons are often limited by the…Continue
Fostering digital literacy skills is one of the most difficult tasks for educators. Evaluating and analyzing online resources for accuracy is something that many adults struggle with – we’ve all been bamboozled before, haven’t we? But digital literacy is more than just determining if something is true or false –…Continue
Added by Jimmy Juliano on June 13, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Belkin Stage for the iPad is an iPad accessory that has the convenience of an ergonomic iPad stand. When used in conjunction with the Tablet Stage app, it also offers all the features of a document camera.
The Belkin Stage app can be downloaded free from the App Store and utilizes the iPad's camera to display any object in a video feed. Use the app's tools to sketch, annotate and label directly over the video. Display and annotate books, articles or any…Continue
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Did you know that filmmaking helps to develop higher order thinking skills? Check out …Continue
Added by Jimmy Juliano on June 7, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The following is a post by Michelle Pacansky-Brock and originally appeared at http://facultyecommons.org/gamify-your-class-with-voicethread-mobile/
Added by Sam Gliksman on April 25, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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I was recently giving a workshop at a local elementary school. Walking…Continue
I published this off my site: teachingwithipad.org about a month ago. I hope you enjoy the read. Please leave any comments that may be useful.…Continue
Added by Steve Lai on April 17, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Screencasting is the process of capturing the screen interactions on your computer - usually along with an audio narrative. It's been a very effective method for creating screen based tutorials on computer for a number of years. With the advent of screencasting apps on the iPad, screencasting has now become a great option for the creation of multimedia student presentations. It can be used for any number of student projects such as illustrating and explaining the solution to a problem in…Continue
One of the great things I’ve noticed in the last 2 years is how my teaching has evolved with the use of the iPads. It’s been a gradual shift, but the way I am using them now is different than the first pilot year in 2011.
In the beginning, I was focused on integrating the iPads into our day and was very much “app” oriented. We had a lot of success that first year and my …Continue
Added by Kristi Meeuwse on April 14, 2013 at 11:20am — No Comments
**** Interview from THE Journal...
The full article is at http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/04/10/7-tips-for-managing-your-ipad-classroom.aspx
iPads are a great tool to encourage continual sharing and collaboration in the classroom, says…
Added by Sam Gliksman on April 12, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments