Apps for a One iPad Classroom – Teaching Techie Teens. Over the last year I have gone from BYOD classrooms, to one-to-one iPad to a class with eight shared iPads.
Having spent most of my teaching career in classrooms where every student had a device, no matter what that device was, it was quite a mental shift now teaching with only 8. With 27 students, that means that even 1:2 is not possible. As such, I have had to change my teaching approach and the apps I am using with my students.
Here are come of my favourite solutions for teachers with anywhere from one to ten iPads for their class. Plickers This has quickly become one of my favourite tools. EduGame Spotlight: Brainbean. One classroom - one ipad. Sadly our class set of iPads has been taken away from us and reassigned to Heads of Departments to use, I suspect, largely as personal management systems.
I have had one iPad since November and this recent reassignment of the school's class set of iPads has got me thinking about how my colleagues can use their iPad for more than managing their time and reading online. Of course, many schools are now embracing new technology and have gone down the route of 1:1 iPads. This has not been the case for me (yet) but I have still been able to use my iPad creatively in my classes. I have been free with the iPad I have been given. I have always taken the line that I am lucky that school gave me the iPad to use and I wanted to repay the gesture by ensuring that the pupils I taught also benefitted from it. In the first instance I have handed my iPad to one or two pupils to do research on the internet. It is even possible to download kahoot.it as an app. Webmix Wednesday: Apps for the One iPad Classroom. Recently, I was asked for app recommendations for a one iPad classroom.
After compiling several recommendations, I decided this would be a perfect fit for a Symbaloo webmix! I'm sure there are other apps I might add, but these were some of the first that came to mind. One classroom - one ipad. The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom. If you don’t have the luxury of a 1:1 classroom or even a 10:1 classroom then you might want to sit down.
I have some seriously shocking news that you might not be adequately ready to hear. Ready? Sitting? Creative Uses for iPad in the Classroom. 15 Apps for the One iPad Classroom. 5 Ideas for the One iPad Classroom. I am excited to be part of a plan to roll out iPads to all teachers in my school this spring.
All classroom teachers in our schools will be getting an iPad, an Apple TV for projection and a stand to utilize the device as a document camera. The initial goal of this one iPad classroom is to allow wireless mirroring of an iPad through the projector in the classroom. This will add some interactivity and recording capabilities. I can think of many good ways to utilize this iPad equipped classroom, but of course, this is not yet something I have gotten my hands on so my depth of knowledge and experience has a lot of room for growth. Only 1 iPad in the Classroom? [for additional ELA/Reading specific apps and ideas see Reading on the iPad] Is only one iPad in a classroom worth it?
This question keeps reappearing on the EC Ning and in other blog spaces. The answer is easy: YES, especially if the teacher has access to a Mac desktop or (preferably) laptop and a wifi network in the classroom. It is an even larger YES if the Mac device has the most current operating system. Having a computer to which the iPad can sync is not absolutely necessary, but it is a Best Idea. If more iPads are in the future, you might want to check out iPad App Reviews and iPad 3C's: Some Planning Questions.
Setup and Projection You will definitely need to set up a unique Apple ID (iTunes acct.) with a password that is kept secret from the students. One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps. 6 Helpful Tips For The 1 iPad Classroom. By Ben Lovegrove, inkids.com.au While most educators and teachers are aware of the benefits that can arise in the classroom through the use of iPads and tablets, budgetary constraints can often limit the way that technology can be used to augment learning activities in smaller schools (or school districts).
In many cases, schools find that the money required to buy iPads for an entire class would be better spent on other equipment or products but this doesn’t mean that the classroom should be an iPad free zone. There are countless benefits to be gained from having one or two iPads in the classroom a single device can still be a useful asset for your classroom for lesson planning and supporting curriculum. There are several ways that teachers can make effective use of a small number of iPads in a classroom here are some ideas to get you started. 6 Helpful Tips For The 1 iPad Classroom 1. 2. 3. 4.
Again, only 1 iPad is required. 5. 6.