The Interactive Whiteboard for iPad. Gadget Turns an iPad into a Document Camera. AV & Presentation | News Gadget Turns an iPad into a Document Camera Belkin today unveiled a device, set to ship in March, that converts an iPad into a document camera for classroom presentations.
A free companion iPad app, available now, provides whiteboard capabilities and wired and wireless video output for classroom presentations. The Belkin Tablet Stage, pictured, is a stand that's compatible with most tablets, according to the company, including the iPad and iPad mini, with or without a case. It provides an adjustable mount that allows educators to alter the orientation of the iPad, adjust its angle (from flat to vertical), and adjust the device's height.
The free software, called simply Stage, is an iOS app that provides document camera features and annotation capabilities. Other features include: Ability to save labels; Ability to save annotated graphics; Background switching (video, stills, or canvas); Multiple pen colors; and Multiple pen widths. iPads in Schools.
Recent Mobile Learning Findings. iPads in the Classroom. iPads for Learning Getting Started. iPad Curriculum. Apps I Like - Apps I Use. Teach with your ipad. How to Roll Out a 1:1 iPad Program. When The Westside School decided to grow its established primary school into a leading middle school program, parents, teachers, students and administrators mapped out an integrated project-based learning environment designed to engage and challenge all participants.
The planning team made a list of skills and tools that would support learning, and decided on a 1:1 iPad program to support their vision. I was brought on as technology coordinator to plan and support the curricular and technical deployment for the start of the 2011-12 school year. After a year or two of early adopter experimentation with education-based iPad deployments, a collaboration of IT departments, edTech consultants and third party vendors pieced together a best practice scenario for iOS management.
Equally as important to successfully implementing a 1:1 program is the social and curricular roll-out to your school community. Outline of a Phase-In EdTech Guiding Statement Week 1-2: Personal Academic and Social Success.
OETC - Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum. 29 iPad Resources, Tutorials, and Guides Every Teacher Should Know about. iPad is gaining momentum in the educational sphere and might , in the near future, be integrated as a leading learning method. iPad is part of the gesture-based technology that is widely embraced by teens and which has pushed some school districts especially here in Canada and also in the States to start using the BYOD approach, for the costs of iPad and their apps is still relatively high.
As a teacher who has not yet tried mobile technology in his teaching, you might be wondering where and how to start. What resources to use ? Well, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has some answers for you. We have collected a set of some useful resources on the use of iPads in the classroom which can help you dig your way into the world of mobile learning and teaching. 100+ Tips on how to Integrate iPad into your Classroom. I don't think you should ever miss this slide from Tom Barret.
It is one of the best ones available online that provides awesome tips on how teachers can use iPad in their classrooms. We have already covered this topic in several posts in the past but upon checking this slideshow we discovered we mere missing some other tips which we are really glad to know about. The slideshow features 102 ways to use iPad in the classroom and these tips are relevant for all teachers regardless of the subject matter or content area they teach. Most of these tips if not all are accompanied by links to apps that you can download and use on your iPad, not all of the apps included are free but they are really great. If you are planning to kick off this school year with an overall plan on the integration of iPad in your teaching then I recommend you bookmark and download the slideshow below, it will be of great help all throughout the way. Here is the link to read and download it in Google Docs.
103 Interesting Ways to use an iPad in the Clas... - "Google Docs". 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom. The transition to the more extensive use of technology in classrooms across the West has resulted in the integration of bring your own device (BYOD) schemes, equipping students with netbooks and tablet computers, and lessons that use social media & online services.
Gesture-based technology is on the rise; according to the latest NMC Horizon Report, gesture-based technological models will become more readily integrated as a method of learning within the next few years. The iPhone, iPad, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect technology are examples of these kinds of developments, and in particular, resources for Apple products in education are becoming widely available online. For teachers, some of which are just beginning to use tablets and mobile devices in class, these resources can be invaluable in promoting more interactive classrooms and understanding how best to use and control such products. Tutorials: 1.) iPads for learning: Getting started 2.)