iPads and ELN
*** If you need the cliff notes version of this post, skip down to the Call to Action section! Last year I had a “hunch” about learning…specifically about curriculum. That hunch turned into a full fledged idea and a mission to do better for kids. Everywhere.
iPad Starter Set: Collection of 70+ Apps to Celebrate 50,000 Visitors/Month to Blog iPad Academy reached another milestone! From Nov. 1 to Dec. 1, Google reports the iPad Academy blog had 50,045 visits. Many thanks to our new and returning visitors for making this blog so popular. App Collections
List of academic paper on autism and iPad / iPod | iAutism Is it really so adequate to use devices like the iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for people with autism? Which is the best way to use them? What results can be obtained? There are already some academic papers on this topics, so I’ve compiled a list of them. Usually, you have to pay for this type of content, which employs a highly technical and academic language.
Autism is a developmental brain disorder that, in some manner, plagues one out of every 110 children (according to the Centers for Disease Control). It's usually discovered by the time the child is three years old. Varying medical and scientific authorities characterize the condition in different ways, but scientists generally agree that autism spectrum disorders (ASD) manifest themselves in social, communication, and behavioral challenges. The SF Weekly recently wrote about a number of families with autistic children and how the iPad is proving to be quite useful in helping them. A number of studies have been done on the use of iPhones and iPods as aids for the autistic. One such study was titled iPod Therefore I Can: Enhancing the Learning of Children with Intellectual Disabilities Through Emerging Technologies, and it tracked the progress of 10 autistic children who were using iPod touches in Australia. Helping autistic children with iOS devices