iPads in Education

Innovating education with technology.

November 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Redlands College iPad Programme, Qld Australia.

Thought I would share a little about our iPad programme. Further details of our programme can be found on our iPad portal: http://ipad.redlands.qld.edu.au/

 

A Little background:

Redlands College has sought to incorporate information communication technologies (ICT) in learning in a meaningful, responsible and cost effective manner. In recent years, the number of computers available to students has…

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Added by Dale Lopez on November 22, 2011 at 8:14pm — No Comments

You can Never Really OWN Your iPAD (repost)

…at least not the way Apple wants you to.  If I find a new way to use the device, sync it with a non apple item (I recently used the iPAD to upload ramblings from my dusty AlphaSmart – to see if it could be done, Apple genius’ at the local store simplye and rather insolent response was “Apple doesn’t support that.”

What if I told a student who developed a wonderfully creative way to reach senior community members in a service project, through social Media that “We don’t support that.”…

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Added by Marcus Twyford on November 13, 2011 at 8:13am — 3 Comments

Making the device your own

Our school has recently made the leap to provide not only iPads as an available technology to classes, like the laptop carts and desktops in labs, we have also committed to giving out iPads to students as they arrive in the 9th grade year.....

As I am digging for content and apps that fully utilize the adoption of the new technology, I can't help but think of the 'geeks' that will blaze new trails in the use of the device.  Why the geeks?  Geeks are celebrated for not only learning…

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Added by Marcus Twyford on November 5, 2011 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Give Your Students a Voice with Micro-Podcasts

Most of us grew up with a clear educational directive - learn to read and write if you expect to get a career and succeed in the world. Text has been the primary medium used for communication and instruction ever since the invention of Gutenberg's printing press eventually led to the mass distribution of printed books and papers. Not only have students been expected to read text - and usually in black and white for economic reasons - but schools have traditionally demanded that students…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on November 1, 2011 at 6:11pm — 5 Comments

Lists of ipad/iphone apps for Education

This is a Prezi presentation I am working on currently and features useful apps for education.

It will evolve and grow, please feel free to comment and leave me any useful education apps that might be good to add to this:

 

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Added by Matt Ewens on November 1, 2011 at 8:06am — 2 Comments

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