iPads in Education

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March 2011 Blog Posts (5)

How are i-Pads being used

I am very interested to hear how educators are using i-Pads in class.  I posted to my blog site earlier this evening asking the same question and stated how I am currently using my classroom set of them.  Please check it out and leave a comment.

 

how are i-Pads being used in your classroom?

Added by Lincoln Whitaker on March 31, 2011 at 6:38pm — 4 Comments

why did you choose the Ipad vs. Droid tablets

Can any one help with the pros/cons of implementing, (from scratch), Ipads in a school next year vs. waiting for some of the less expensive Droid tablets to catch up.

Added by Thomas Evers on March 31, 2011 at 2:28pm — 2 Comments

Ipads in Special Education

Let me tell you a story.  Last year I envisioned a classroom where I could make a difference to my students. i have a classroom of students with disabilities, most of whom have Autism.  My instincts told me that technology could make a difference, but I found pcs or laptops difficult because of they way they were set up ...mostly they face a wall, or with laptops, students are hidden behind them.  I then heard about the new…

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Added by Karen Barley on March 30, 2011 at 5:29am — 7 Comments

Quia

Quia

As I continue to use the i-Pads in my class I am looking for different ways to make use of them.  While looking for new actives I started to think about lessons that I had done in the past using desktop computers in…
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Added by Lincoln Whitaker on March 27, 2011 at 10:01am — 4 Comments

Can Your iPad Replace Your SmartBoard?

Whatever your philosophy regarding frontal teaching methods and the uses of Smartboards, there’s no denying two facts:

  1. Smartboards have become extremely popular tools in educational institutions
  2. Smartboards are relatively expensive and eat major portions out of our shrinking school budgets

What if you could create a parallel experience using nothing more than an iPad and a $50 piece of software? One software product with a matching iPad app claims that it…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on March 15, 2011 at 6:10pm — 27 Comments

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