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.
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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
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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
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
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
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
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
The following is a post by Michelle Pacansky-Brock and originally appeared at http://facultyecommons.org/gamify-your-class-with-voicethread-mobile/
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I was recently giving a workshop at a local elementary school. Walking…Continue
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
**** 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…
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Excerpted from new book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman…Continue
Added by Sam Gliksman on February 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Partially excerpted from the new book, "iPads in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman
In between repeatedly imploring my youngest son to turn off the XBox, iPad, his…Continue
Using Physical and Virtual Printers with iPads
You've heard that you can print from your iPad to an AirPrint enabled printer, so you go to your favorite app and find the Print menu ... only to find that there aren't any printers listed. Your shiny new printer apparently doesn't support AirPrint. Join the club. The list of AirPrint enabled printers is growing but many of us just don't have…Continue
Added by Sam Gliksman on August 8, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
I recently received an email from a school administrator that is eager to bring iPads into his school but is also extremely concerned that it could grant students…Continue
One of the benefits of getting older is that you can reflect back on a time when things were done differently. Similarly, you can also clearly see when other things are essentially the same. Although the world around our schools is dramatically different, many of the pillars of our educational systems remain unchanged. Given the dramatic and accelerating transformation in the…Continue
Important update: May 6, 2012 - Mirror to your Windows PC as well
Shortly after the release of Relection a second mirroring solution called AirPlay was released - available at http://www.airserverapp.com/
Reflection and Airplay both allow mirroring of an iOS device to a Mac. Many site members had asked about a solution that would allow mirroring to a Windows PC. In its latest update, Airplay has now…Continue