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How to Design a Beautiful iPad Lesson: This is a beautiful lesson designed and presented by Rob Miller on Scrib.

How to Design a Beautiful iPad Lesson:

What I really like about this series of activities is that it allows the students or in Rob's case his teachers to articulate their own learning. It is never about a single app. It is the combination of apps that allow the learners to meet the learning outcomes. It is a great example of building a meaningful lesson around a concept and then providing the students with the tools to create content. The other great thing about this lesson is the beautifully designed yet simple instructions built by Rob.

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E Books. Creative Book Builder - All about apps in YOUR classroom! LibriVox. Load Up Your iPad with a Massive Library of Over 38,000 Free eBooks. The iPad is a great device to read on, and if your digital library is feeling a little bare then you’ve come to the right place.

Load Up Your iPad with a Massive Library of Over 38,000 Free eBooks

We’ve found some of the best places to get free ebooks, ready to be downloaded and opened with iBooks on your shiny new iPad (or iPhone, iPod, Kindle, Nook, or Android, for that matter). Project Gutenberg Top 100 – Full of classics, if you’re only going to visit one source for free ebooks, Gutenberg should be it. The rise of e-reading.

Released: April 4, 2012 21% of Americans have read an e-book.

The rise of e-reading

ELL Resources. Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom. One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads.

Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom

Many schools and classrooms all over are investing in these devices and educators want to know how to use them effectively, apps to consider and more. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme (last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom. ISTE iPad In Education Webinar Resources-A while back ISTE ran a great webinar with some fabulous educators on using iPads in the classroom. This site has loads of information, a collection of articles, lists of apps and information on Apple's Volume Purchasing Program. iPads For Education- While this site comes courtesy of the Department Of Education in Victoria Australia, there is lots of information that can cross the Pacific that you can use in your classroom.

Sample Lessons-iPads In Education-5 Quick Lessons using various iPad apps. iPad Apps. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks. An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar.

50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks

This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all. The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom. How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 14.60K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom.

iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and Tablet computers in education. 10 iPad Tips for Teachers. 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom. Pages - Menu This Blog.

39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

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Pearltrees tips. Productivity. TOOLS. LogMeIn Remote Access App. LogMeIn, formerly known as LogMeIn Ignition, is an excellent remote access app for the iPad and iOS – that allows you to access and control your Mac and Windows PCs from the iPad.

LogMeIn Remote Access App

The app has recently had its name changed and has become a free app – it was previously a $30 app. There are a number of very good remote access apps for the iPad, but I think LogMeIn is the best of a very good bunch. The free app does not offer all of the powerful features of LogMeIn, but probably offers enough for most users. Here’s the rundown on what the free app provides and then the full set of features available to those who do an In-App purchase to upgrade to LogMeIn Pro for $39.99. I prefer having the full set of features, especially the unique and hugely useful ability to copy and move files between remote computers and the iPad and iOS devices. Here’s an App Store link for LogMeIn. The following two tabs change content below. Communication. Flipped Classroom Resources. How A Flipped Classroom Actually Works [Interview] What happens when the students have more control in the classroom?

Flipped classrooms are being tested out around the world and we’ve featured a few examples in case you wanted to see who is flippin’ out. Until now, we didn’t have an in-depth look at the effects of a flipped classroom or answers to the big questions it raises. Thanks to Susan Murphy of Algonquin College (check out her awesome blog suzemuse.com !) , we have our answers. She was kind enough to answer some of my questions about her experiences flipping her classroom. She used the flipped classroom model for her First Year Video and Audio Production class which is part of the Interactive Multimedia Developer program. What inspired you to use the flipped classroom model? One of the big challenges I was having in my video production class was teaching the required software (Adobe Premiere Pro).

Common Core Resources. Steal These Tools. Blooms and iPad Applications. I just got tweeted a nice diagram showing iPad applications against different levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy.

Blooms and iPad Applications

Its a good and well considered diagram and I like it. Some applications there that I haven’t seen yet and I will have to look up. The only thing I would say is that the applications are just the medium in which the student demonstrates the level. They facilitate the cognitive action. – This is NOT a criticism, rather a statement from me and one I know that Kathy Schrock has definitely taken into account. Bloom's Apps - 21nnovate. 50 really useful iPad tips and tricks. With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a Retina display, the new iPad is the world's best tablet device.

50 really useful iPad tips and tricks

It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. Here we present 50 really useful iPad tips. We cover everything from customising your Home screen through to getting more from built-in apps like Mail and Safari. iPad Curriculum. Driving the Classroom with iTunes U. There was a time when iTunes U was just a section of the iTunes store where you could download audio and videos.

Driving the Classroom with iTunes U

Since Apple's recent education event, that's all changed. iTunes U is still a part of the iTunes Store but there's now a dedicated iTunes U app for iOS devices. The other major change to iTunes U was a policy change. iTunes U was previously only available to universities. At the January education event Eddy Cue stated that "starting today K-12 schools can sign up" to iTunes U. We didn't get pre-announcement access but I signed up as soon as I could and Cedars has been accepted to iTunes U. Content. Other Suggestions. Native or Apple, Inc.


  1. 111library Aug 17 2012
    New to Pearltrees. looking for information on iPad apps to show my colleagues. very interesting the amount of apps available for education areas.