Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better. One of the iPad's more intriguing business uses is making presentations before a live audience.
The device is portable and fun to use, and the swipe and pinch gestures can make for some dramatic presentations. Sadly, iPad presentations haven't lived up to their potential - especially for users of Microsoft PowerPoint. But the lastest version of Brainshark's free SlideShark app could help change that. Normally, the latest version of a mobile app wouldn't merit coverate on ReadWriteWeb, but this is a game changer, especially for experienced speakers who are used to running their PowerPoint presentations with "presenter" mode.
This is the ability to see your speaker notes and adjoining slides on the computer monitor at the podium, while the audience sees only a separate screen with the slide content. iPad Presentation Problems There are several issues with giving a speech using an iPad. The Power of Presenter Mode. Blackboard Learn. Piazza – Ask. Answer. Explore. Whenever. The Always Current iOS 5 Tips and Tricks Guide. ADHD Students Get Help from iPad App. iPad Apps | News Students with ADHD Get Help from iPad App Memory on Demand is testing a new iPad app designed for adults and children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Focus GPS was created to help users with ADHD improve executive functions of memory, concentration, and organization. Focus GPS uses memory-by-association and multiple pair comparison tools to walk users through complex thought processes. The tools were designed to help users learn how to organize unrelated complex thoughts and better manage changing priorities and tasks, areas where ADHDers typically struggle.
Focus GPS is the brainchild of Memory on Demand founder Ray Omholt who suffered a stroke in 1990 that impaired his executive functions, according to a statement released last week by the company. The company plans to release iOS and Android versions of the application. About the Author Kanoe Namahoe is online editor for 1105 Media's Education Group. iPads in Mathematics. Around this time last year, I wrote a post about the lack of engaging Maths apps on the iPad that went beyond “skill and drill” number activities.
Since then, developers have introduced a greater range of apps across all areas of the Maths curriculum that can be used to enhance the Maths teaching and learning in your classroom. Here’s a selection of 20 apps that cover Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, and Statistics and Probability ( these are the Content strands (CS) Australia’s Mathematics curriculum has been categorized under ). They also cover the proficiency strands (PS) of Understanding, Fluency, Problem Solving and Reasoning. I’m sure other countries’ curricula are similar in many regards and you will be able to make the connections. Undecided (free at time of writing) CS -Statistics and Probability PS – Reasoning Decide Now! Does what Undecided doesn’t with spinner.
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These inexpensive apps allow your student to learn while having fun, at home, or on the go. SuperKids States and Capitals. States and their capitals are among the first things students need to memorize in elementary school. Help your child master this requirement, and become a SuperKid in school! SuperKids.com's educational software experts have tested and reviewed thousands of programs since 1995. Each SuperKids App provides a coordinated tool and game pair that makes learning easy and fun. APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps. 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom. Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow Friday, October 7, 2011 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World?
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