iPads in Education

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Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad and a Green Screen

One way to depict the cycle of education is that it moves between the development of learning and the subsequent expression of understanding ... and the amazing growth of inexpensive mobile technology tools is affording learners the ability to communicate their understanding in ever more creative and personalized manners. Media is moving center stage (yes, the pun was fully intended) and what once required tens of thousands of dollars in equipment and training can now be accomplished with an…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on February 14, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Creating and Managing Digital Portfolios

Polls continually reveal that employers are more interested in what you can do over what you studied and traditional resumes are slowly giving way to digital portfolios as the primary gauge of your employability. A portfolio is both a container and a presentation platform for your…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on August 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Animating Your Classroom

The art of animation - a series of related images that depict movement - is arguably several thousand years old. The use of equipment that could display animated images in rapid succession to create the illusion of motion is a more modern phenomenon that gained wide popularity with the development of motion pictures. Cartoons and animated movies from the studios of companies such as Disney, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon and others have had a tremendous impact on…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on January 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

You Want iPads For Your School ... But Is That Enough?

Everywhere I turn schools seem to be buying iPads. Critics, even in this forum, question whether investment in a relatively new and untested technology can be justified, especially given the current economic climate. To some degree, I think their scepticism has merit.



Buying iPads for your…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on June 30, 2011 at 11:30am — 12 Comments

Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation

Planning is imperative for any technology initiative - iPad or otherwise. You need to ensure that you clearly understand and communicate how the technology integrates with your overall pedagogical objectives. Too many institutions purchase technology and then search for ways to utilize it ... or leave it collecting dust on the shelf.



Planning needs to consider both infrastructure needs and the educational applications of the new technology. Without the proper…

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Added by Sam Gliksman on February 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — 22 Comments

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