Home. 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom. Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow Friday, October 7, 2011.
And students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) have been lucky enough to use them in the classroom for an entire school year. Teachers at various CPS institutions are using the iPad to heighten student learning at all grade levels. Whether it’s helping special education students “speak” to grocery store clerks on field trips, assisting high school physics students in “building” roller coasters to understand motion and energy, or conducting daily formative assessments to improve student performance, the iPad engages students — and according to experts, that’s the most rewarding part. The Study. My school is involved in a study with the University of Toronto.
The study is examining the effect of using touch technology in classrooms with students who have a developmental disability. The study is not only examining the effect that using these devices has on students' communication skills, but as well the effect that they have on their social peer relations. In the fall of 2009 some of the teachers had been excitedly talking about the new iPod Touch and some of the apps we had been hearing about for students who use AAC. When the parents saw what one of teachers was doing in class with her own personal device a dialog was started about using them in more classrooms and collecting data for research.
We partnered with the University of Toronto's iSchool (Faculty of Information) and Dr. In the winter of 2010 we bought some iPod Touch devices. Grenoble NE5 Proposal. How is This Project Innovative Our project is innovative in that it combines a cutting-edge, tactile,‘connected’ device (the iPad), with an accompanying change in teachingpractice (Problem Based Learning).
We are proposing a combination ofboth ‘structural’ and ‘instructional’ elements that will drive change inteaching and learning. Apps in Education. iPads for Education. Doodle Buddy. I am constantly amazed with the level of instruction and innovation in the classroom at HCMS.
Mrs. Musci, the speech teacher, invited me to observe her students presenting their iMovie Biographies. Ipad2educate - App Evaluation. APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps. Appsfortheclassroom - g. Doodle Buddy Examples. Doodle Buddy Doodle Buddy allows students to create drawings and paintings by moving their finger across the screen of any iDevice with this app.
There is an array of drawing tools, each with varying thicknesses and coverages, as well as a full colour palette to choose from. There is a stamp feature with size of options of small or large, many which have a a sound feature built in. Installed within the app are a number of backgrounds to choose from (ranging from seasonal landscapes to hangman to tic tac toe). Images from the Internet are easily added as backgrounds which students can then use the drawing tools to add to. Here are some examples of how we used Doodle Buddy with our students.Grade 1's practicing word families: Grade 4/5's creating Ted Harrison inspired art: Grade 5/6's creating mulitiplication/division families: Grade 1's creating addition and subtraction stories: Grade 2's creating growing patterns: 1. iPad Inquiry shares a Doodle Buddy "Group of Seven" art idea2. Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts.
Do delete content.
Since you are mirroring the computer's iTunes Library onto the iPods, deleting items from iTunes will delete them from the iPods. After you no longer have a need for a podcast, video, or audiobook, delete it so it is not taking up room and cluttering up the iPods. Chances are you want to use this content with a future class. If it's something you will use again, drag and drop it into a folder on your desktop. You can drag and drop it back into iTunes for the next time you want it synced to iPods. Do configure the Music app for easy access to playlists and podcasts.
iPads for Education. Creating an iTunes App Store account without a credit card. Languages The iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and Mac App Store share the same Apple ID account.
To create a new Apple ID for use on iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and Mac App Store without a credit card, follow the steps below. If you already have an Apple ID: When you use Apple services, such as the Apple Online Store or registering your product online, you create an Apple ID. You can use the same Apple ID for iTunes, the Mac App Store, iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Game Center, and more.
It is recommended to use only one Apple ID. Ipadlearning [licensed for non-commercial use only] / FrontPage. iPads In Education- Part 1. Blog. The iPads are finally set up and ready to go into the classrooms!
It happened to be our first graders who were the first ones to get their hands on them! A few days ago, I tested and reviewed a great new app: Book Creator. I felt it was a great opportunity for our first graders, who had just finished a unit on butterflies, to create a book about the different stages of a butterfly and their learning reflection as a culminating activity.