iPads in Education

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February 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Technology Is Not A Substitute For Teaching

I had the opportunity last week to go to an iPad Boot Camp given by Sam Gliksman. Sam runs the popular iPads in Education Ning (http://ipadeducators.ning.com/) and recently published iPads Apps for Education for Dummies (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1118375386/?tag=wwwwileycom-20). He gave a fascinating class about effectively using the plethora of different iPad apps… Continue

Added by Yisroel Pollock on February 11, 2013 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Tips for Sharing iPads in Schools

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Excerpted from new book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on February 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

iPad Rollout Strategy

We are piloting iPads, but I can already see some dilemmas.  Training is challenging.  Unlike PC/Mac applications, there are no standard menus or behaviors - each app has a different interface.  The relative newness of apps means that the set of apps will change over time - new apps will be introduced, some apps will disappear, and others will overcome their major limitations. The fluid nature of apps worries me given that teachers are not always the most adept at managing change.…

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Added by John Faig on February 8, 2013 at 10:27pm — 1 Comment

Great app for the systems administrator

I just bought this app for my iPad/iPhone https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ad-helpdesk/id366597535

 

It lets you add and remove users, reset passwords, lock accounts, and everything a systems administrator needs. This is very helpful so when teachers or students approach me in the hallways and need their account unlocked or password reset all I do is whip out mu iPhone and reset their password. A great app for…

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Added by Tony DiGennaro on February 8, 2013 at 12:57pm — 1 Comment

Using a OS X server with ipads

         So I work at a private High School and we are currently in a iPad pilot program this year (2 classes)and plan to deploy 480 iPads to our underclassmen next September. I have been testing and testing and testing ways to monitor, restrict, and control this many devices. We have a apple server that I just installed Mountain Lion Server on. I linked it to our active directory using the golden triangle.

         I have found that I can add iOS devices to the mac server and set…

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Added by Tony DiGennaro on February 8, 2013 at 12:48pm — 4 Comments

10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program

Portions excerpted from new book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on February 8, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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