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60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers. 60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern, Mobile Teachers by TeachThought Staff In the conversation around teacher quality and performance, crucially missing is the notion of time.

60 iPad Productivity Apps For Modern Teachers

Simply put: Teachers. Don’t. Have. Assessment design. Grading. Data extraction. 10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen. In my visits to various schools, I'd say that Apple TV, AirServer, Reflector, and X-Mirage work about 50% of the time.

10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

That's because AirPlay requires the device and the computer or Apple TV to be on the same network (unless you're using the newest Apple TV and iOS 8). Often schools have different networks for mobile devices and for PCs so AirPlay won't work. Also, AirPlay requires specific ports to be open on the network for Bonjour (and frequently they are not configured to be open). Mirroring360 has a feature called Mirroring Assist. It can work without the need to open ports for Bonjour. Even if your network allows for AirPlay connections, it also needs to be reliable. If your Wi-Fi network won't cooperate with AirPlay, you should check out iTools.

After upgrading to to OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac users can mirror their iPad's screen using a Lightning cable. iPad will show up as a camera source in QuickTime. Finally! Record the Screen of Your iPad in Any App, with Narration. A Practical Guide for Teachers with iPads. Photo courtesy of @iPadWells – Richard Wells – made specially for this post!

A Practical Guide for Teachers with iPads

So you finally got a class set of iPads and you are not sure what to do next and where to start? Here is a very simple list of tried and true tips to help. Don’t Start Collecting Apps! This is every teachers first inclination. So Stop! Here is my onescreen of Apps – these include a few of my own personal productivity favorites. Remember the iPad is Not a Computer The purpose of an ipad is to be a creation device, it is NOT a small laptop.

Learn About The SAMR Model As you begin to make new lessons that you will deliver with the help of your exciting new device – think to yourself – where does this lesson fall on the SAMR model? Put Some Limitations On Personalization Have some ideas in mind about the personalization of the devices before you start the school year. How many pictures will you allow on the camera roll? Suzy Brooks has a great example of an “iPadding License on her blog. Workflow Here are the most popular: The Best iPad Apps for Creating Videos, Animations and Tutorials for Students. May , 2014 There are a variety of iPad apps that teachers can use to create different kinds of video materials.

The Best iPad Apps for Creating Videos, Animations and Tutorials for Students

In this post, you will get to learn about the apps you can use to create different video projects. I have divided the video categories into three main sections: apps for creating tutorials for flipped classroom, apps for creating stop motion videos, and apps for creating documentary videos. I- Apps for creating tutorials for flipped classroom Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.

Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. 2- Doodlecast Pro Doodlecast Pro is the easiest way to create presentations on your iPad. 3- Replay Note ReplayNote is an app that records your writing and voice, then converts it to YouTube video. 4- Show Me 5- Educreations 6- Board Cam Pro 7- Knowmia 8- Screen Chomp. Top 4 iPad Apps for Making Presentations and Slideshows. October 11, 2014 If you ask me about the best iPad apps for creating and sharing presentations and slideshows the five listed below are what I would highly recommend for you.

Top 4 iPad Apps for Making Presentations and Slideshows

Yes this is a personal view and I know there are tons of other apps out there that can be used for this purpose, but from my own experience of app reviewing and based on my actual use , the apps I have handpicked for you have all the features you need to create a powerful and visually appealing presentation. Check them out and as always leave us a comment if you have other suggestions. Enjoy 1- Haiku Deck Haiku Deck is relatively new compared with the other apps in this list but it has really proved to be such an excellent presentation app. How to Read and Write on PDF or Image Files on iPAD. Do you have your child do math or reading practices with worksheets?

How to Read and Write on PDF or Image Files on iPAD

I have found many free printables recently while searching for some fun learning activities for the summer. These printables are great, but I don’t feel like to print out all of them, so I found a way to read and write on PDF or image files on iPAD directly. All you need is the app GoodNotes. GoodNotes can read files from your device’s photo album, your Dropbox, or Google Drive. It can read both PDF file and image file. How to use GoodNotes? First, when you find a printables you like, download them into your Dropbox or Google Drive. Then open GoodNotes. Once the file loaded in GoodNotes, you will see it on the bookshelf on the app’s open screen. There are other functions, such as underline or highlight the text, or add comments. Overall, it is a great app.