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Evaluating an iPad Trial in School ‘How are you going to measure the success of the iPad trial?’ Grades?Student work?Staff feedback? A topic that promotes in-depth discussion. There is no easy answer. The decision to move forward with a 1:1 programme is therefore based on ‘soft’ evidence and provokes debate. Any decision must also take into account whole school implications: A developing pedagogyCost of wireless network and supportTraining of staff and acceptance of new technologyTraining of students and workflowAssessment modificationParental supportLease/purchase deviceE-safety Concern is tempered by the amount of schools who have moved forward with a 1:1 iPad programme, particularly in Australia and USA. There are a number of presentations to prepare for with SLT, governors, parents and staff all interested observers. If you are contemplating using iPads in your classroom what evidence would you like to see? All thoughts very welcome. Like this: Like Loading... Evaluating an iPad Trial in School
Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom Updated 01/2014 If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Perhaps a better question is what would I do with them that I could not do with other tools that are available and cheaper? Speaking of computers, they were supposed to be the transformation of teaching and learning as we know it. Kinesthetic Learners The iPad has a number of unique features that provide for interesting possibilities in teaching and learning. As a completely portable learning tool, the iPad camera allows documentation to be taken to a whole different level. Students can also attach videos, and voice recordings to their field notes. In math class the GPS of the iPad establishes locale in ways that are profound. Connecting Beyond the Classroom Of course, the mobility provided by the iPad's wireless telephone connection capability allows the unprecedented access to the Internet anywhere students are. Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom
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I updated & improved my QR Code Quest Scavenger Hunt lesson I previously blogged about this year & used it again with my AWEsome ESOL kids & 6th graders. I wanted to share those changes with you because it seems as if you like QR codes! Of my top 5 most viewed blog posts 3 have to do with QR codes (and yes, you know I'm barmy for 'em!) In fact, the first posting about this lesson has had, as of today, 17+K hits! WOWIE! Improved worksheet and graphic clues! I found that I needed to make the scavenger hunt questions simpler & the clues more graphic. I then Photoshopped it adding the University of Maryland Terps logo onto her cute red t-shirt because she's a U of M alum & a super fan! To do this lesson, students use the two iPod touch (Gen4) from Amazon (LOVE Prime!) share in small groups. Qr code quest_table View more documents from gwyneth jones QR Voice adds a super neat new addition to the QR TEXT message. Birds! UPDATE! Want to know how I make these lovely Comic Infographics? Resources: The Daring Librarian: QR Code Quest Scavenger Hunt- Part Deux! The Daring Librarian: QR Code Quest Scavenger Hunt- Part Deux!
Mobile Learning Books and Courses for iOS Devices Educators are creating great mobile learning content and sharing that content with the rest of us via iTunes U and iBooks. I am going to review some of these useful resources. To read the iBooks, you need to use an iPad to view most of these. (The new version of the Apple desktop operating system, Mavericks, includes iBooks for the desktop….finally!) Mobile Learning Books The Teacher’s iPadoPedia Philip Johnston May Subtitled “An A-Z of Using iPad in the Classroom”, Johnston includes chapters on archiving, attendance, brainstorming, behavior management, calculating, communicating co-curricular/coaching, and this is only through the letter “C” in the alphabet! Engaging iPad Lesson Ideas Jigsaw24 October iPad Basics for the Classroom Teacher John Patten July Mobile Learning Books and Courses for iOS Devices
Common Core State Standards & iPads

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is engaging teachers, administrators, and education experts across the State and nation in the creation of curriculum resources, instructional materials, professional development materials, samples of test questions, test specifications, and other test-related materials that will help with the transition to the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS). United States Map Showing States that Adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)(New York State Adopted the CCSS on July 19, 2010) In order to assist schools and districts with the implementation of the Common Core, NYSED has provided curricular modules and units in P-12 ELA and math that can be adopted or adapted for local purposes. Full years of curricular materials are currently availableon EngageNY, for grades Kindergarten through 9th grade in Mathematicsand Kindergarten through 8th grade in English Language Arts (ELA). Common Core Curriculum & Assessments Common Core Curriculum & Assessments
Eight problems with Common Core Standards Eight problems with Common Core Standards Correction: The original post said incorrectly that the Common Core was written with no public dialogue or feedback from experienced educators. The post now says there was insufficient public dialogue and feedback from experienced educators. This was written by Marion Brady, veteran teacher, administrator, curriculum designer and author. By Marion Brady E.D. Hirsch, Jr.’s book, “Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know,” was published March 1, 1987. So it was probably in March of that year when, sitting at a dining room table in an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, my host — a Third grade teachers learn how to teach common core mathematics in Tennessee. I don’t remember what I said, but it was probably some version of what I’ve long taken for granted: Most people think that whatever they and the people they like happen to know, everybody else should be required to know. It’s a bad idea. Two: The world changes. Five: The Common Core kills innovation. “Why a whole week?”
5 Big EdTech Trends Worth Knowing About 5 Big EdTech Trends Worth Knowing About The EDTech industry is yet in its infancy and is expected to grow cumulatively at the rate of 23 percent in the next five years. It is anticipated to be a $255 billion global business in the next 5 years (by 2017) as per GSV Advisors. E-learning is undoubtedly the future of the education industry. While the future is yet to unfold itself, we have a countdown of some interesting tidbits from the year 2013. The Runner Up: MOOCs If the most promising contestant of the year is to be awarded to e learning, the runner up award for 2013 is bagged by MOOCs. Most of the ED-Tech organizations were reinventing themselves and more emphasis was on finding and being better. In 2012, just one of the largest universities had over 36000 registrations in a single course. Flipping The Classroom: Encouraging More For Less Giving an example and to make students understand a concept and then to provide them the term and its bookish definition is no longer considered the best way to educate.
Padagogy Powered by Traduttore When I received the invitation from the new Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, I decided to completely upgrade two seminar workshops. Dr Ian Green from the School of Education here at Adelaide and I have used Padagogy101 (introduction to iPad in HE) and Padagogy201 (more advanced use for L&T) to train over 600 faculty from universities in Australia. For Singapore, Ian wasn’t going to be with me and I was solo, as well I needed a better way to leave resources in place for people to revisit. However I was completely surprised at what else happened. It was a huge amount of work to meet the Singapore deadlines and involved quite a bit of lost sleep. with the action verbs. I have added 62 iPad apps to the wheel and put them where they could serve the pedagogy. When I first posted this blog entry I had the files and resources for the presentations in my Public folder of my dropbox. Padagogy
Come collegare iPad alla TV Hai caricato un bel film sul tuo iPad e vorresti godertelo sul televisore del salotto? Ti piacerebbe mostrare pubblicamente, ad amici e parenti, le foto delle vacanze che hai salvato sul tuo tablet ma non sai come fare? Nessun problema. Con i cavi e, soprattutto, con gli adattatori giusti è possibile trasmettere lo schermo dell’iPad e tutti i file multimediali presenti su quest’ultimo direttamente sul televisore di casa. Non c’è nessuna configurazione particolare da fare. Una volta acquistato tutto l’occorrente dovrai connettere l’adattatore AV alla porta Lightning o Dock del tuo iPad, collegare il cavo HDMI (o composito) al televisore e selezionare il contenuto da riprodurre sul grande schermo. Se vuoi saperne di più, ovvero se vuoi scoprire quali sono i cavi e gli adattatori di cui hai bisogno, prenditi cinque minuti di tempo libero e leggi la guida su come collegare iPad alla TV che sto per proporti. Adattatori digitali Adattatore da Lightning ad AV digitale Apple Apple TV Chromecast Come collegare iPad alla TV
Come sbloccare iPhone 6 Come sbloccare iPhone 6 Vorresti effettuare il jailbreak sul tuo iPhone 6 ma non sai bene come procedere? Hai bisogno di chiarimenti circa la validità della garanzia Apple sui dispositivi sbloccati? Vuoi sapere quali versioni di iOS sono compatibili con il jailbreak e quali no? Certo che ne hai di domande… Scherzi a parte, fai benissimo a interessarti a un tema affascinante come il jailbreak, e oggi, nel mio piccolo, sono qui per aiutarti a capirne qualcosa di più. Cominciamo sottolineando una cosa importante: fare il jailbreak non significa installare app “piratate” sul proprio device. Si tratta di una procedura molto più “nobile”, che consente di acquisire i diritti da amministratore su iOS e quindi di effettuare tante operazioni che, normalmente, il sistema operativo di casa Apple non permette. Non è tutto rose e fiori però. Pro e contro del jailbreak Il jailbreak e la garanzia – il jailbreak non è illegale, ma Apple non lo ama. Cosa fare prima di sbloccare iPhone 6 Come fare jailbreak iPhone 6
Un tuo amico ti ha fatto vedere com’è riuscito a personalizzare il suo iPhone grazie a Cydia e muori dalla voglia di provarlo anche tu? Allora sappi che devi sottoporre il tuo caro “melafonino” a una procedura di sblocco denominata jailbreak. Il jailbreak è un processo mediante il quale si sfruttano alcune vulnerabilità di iOS, il sistema operativo di iPhone e iPad, per acquisire i diritti da amministratore sul dispositivo e installare Cydia. Acquisendo i diritti di amministratore diventa possibile installare applicazioni da fonti esterne all’App Store (come per l’appunto Cydia) e si può personalizzare il proprio dispositivo in maniera più approfondita rispetto a quanto permette di fare normalmente Apple. Cydia, al contrario di quello che si crede comunemente, non è uno store di applicazioni “piratate”. Informazioni importanti Prima di effettuare il jailbreak sul tuo iPhone o sul tuo iPad devi sapere alcune cose importanti. Operazioni preliminari: backup Come installare Cydia Complimenti! Come scaricare Cydia
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När jag var ny som lärare hittade jag ganska snabbt en kompis i overheadapparaten i klassrummet. Med hjälp av dem kunde jag visa eleverna många olika saker på storbild så att de såg ordentligt. Det är ett antal år sedan jag hade en sådan i klassrummet nu. Var utan i många år innan en dokumentkamera kom in i klassrummet. Den blev välanvänd men tyckte inte att den var riktigt bra på att visa skarpt och få till det bra. Jag har sett många kreativa lösningar här på Internet hur folk har riggat surfplattor/telefoner för att kunna filma när de bland annat ska göra flippfilmer. När vi har saker som vi vill att hela klassen ska se samtidigt, så kopplar vi upp iPaden till projektorn. De är också perfekt att ha till exempel en gemensam genomgång med hjälp av iPaden. En annan sak som är rolig är att använda den som ett förstoringsglas. Du kan läsa mer om hur Reflector och AirServer fungerar här. Använda iPaden som dokumentkamera
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Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In Ipadschools Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In Turn off "Getting Started" Loading... Managing a Classroom Set of iPads
How To Use Technology To Provide Feedback How To Use Technology To Provide Feedback If someone was to ask me what technology I use more than any other in education then the answer would be simple: screen capture technology. I first came across it in 2000 while at the BETT conference in London and at the time it simply amazed me. The technology allows you to record the screen of your own computer as if you have a video camera pointing at it. Screen capture and feedback In 2006 I came up with an idea for using screen capture software in a new way. Tangible advantages The advantages of this approach are pretty obvious, particularly for online teachers. In this example above, I have provided feedback to a student on their written work in the target language. Media interest in the idea This feedback idea generated a substantial amount of publicity and a short while after first working with the idea, the Times Higher newspaper published an article about the idea. Versatile You don’t have to use the feedback idea on a one to one basis.
Apple - Macbook - Airplay - Apple TV - firewall port findings Symptoms Just in case some one else may share a similar experience. Controller software version - trying to setup firewall policy to allow ipad, iphone, macbook, and appletv to share photo's, music, videos, and presentations in a customer conference room on a single SSID and single vlan. initial policy was set to only allow http(s), dns, and dhcp. Diagnosis Apples documentation for typical ports, airplay ports, ect., did not work, and only assisted in getting the 'option' to share to an appletv to finally show up on devices. Other post mentioned ipv6 and qos struff that did not seem to apply to us. Solution After working with Aruba support (Sreejith Mankiavil - was incredibly helpful), we were able to obtain a list of ports that were being used, but not listed in the apple docs...Not that I could find. Sreejith showed me an incredibly helpful command to identify attempted, and failed, port utilization. show datapath session table <clientIPaddress>
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