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How A British School Successfully Integrated Technology. The following is from our November issue of Edudemic Magazine for iPad . Be sure to check out in iTunes to view the rest of the articles from authors around the globe! For those of you who didn’t catch the last couple months of Edudemic Magazine, Adam Webster from the UK will join us each month to offer his perspective on what’s happening in the education arena in the UK. To learn more about Adam, check out his blog at In the last few weeks I was lucky enough to visit one of the great success stories from the ‘academy’ school system that has been developed under the current Education Secretary. Essa Academy in Bolton nearly doubled its pass rate at GCSE within just two years and has grabbed global headlines for its innovative use of technology around the school. The school’s motto is a simple, but powerful statement: ‘All will succeed.’

Indeed, simplicity seems to be the common thread in all that you see as you walk around the school. The Students Remove All Barriers. Bryan L Miller » “Nearpod”ize Your Classroom iPads. I have been wanting to write a post for a while about the amazing tool that we came across last year, that has truly changed the way we use iPads in our classrooms, but haven’t had a venue to do so. Now that I have my new website, I decided it was a must! If you aren’t familiar with this groundbreaking App, Nearpod, I want to take a minute to share it with you and explain how it changed our school.

Nearpod is an App that allows teachers to share presentations; but wait, there’s more! It also lets you be a fully engaged participant and interact with the presentation through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing interactivity, website-sharing, self-guided quizzes and more. Starting Out With Nearpod I’ll never forget my first experience with Nearpod. At Pine Crest, we differentiate instruction, and the iPad is great for that, but we still also provide whole group instruction.

Felipe came to me to share this revolutionary App and he walked me through the experience. Feedback Becomes Reality. Presentation Materials - Leading Change in Changing Times: EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA. Here you can find almost all of the presentation materials from the Keynotes, Featured Presenters, and Concurrent Sessions from the November 7-8. 2012 Summit at Harvard University.

They are listed alphabetically by schedule. Wednesday, November 7th – 9:45am Session iLessons (on the iPad) for Higher Order Thinking Skills – Sue GormanPDF File (10 MB) Flipped iPad ClassroomGoogle Presentation Evidence Works on iPad – Thomas HermansonGoogle Presentation Logistics – A TEAM Approach to setting up, launching, and maintaining a 1:1 iPad School – Mitch LawsonGoogle Site Who Learned More?

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 7TH – 11:00AM SESSION Curating 24/7 Learning Networks – Lainie RowellGoogle Site iAssessment – Jo Bouldin & Chris LindsayGoogle Presentation From Possibilities to Practices: How the iPad is Changing Science Instruction – Derrick WillardGoogle Doc How is Standing in One Place Interactive? iPad Tablet Technology: Examples of Student Centered Projects – Vince DelisiGoogle Presentation Google Presentation. Five Things to do NOW if You Are Deploying iPads in the Fall | Terice T. Schneider's Digital Home.

August 1 is here, and in Texas that means school starts this month. As we prepare the buildings and new teachers, we are making sure every detail is covered for our next deployment of iPads: 2500 at our largest high school. These are the things we are working on, and I thought that they might help you too. 1. Wireless–Coverage and capacity You must have coverage for all areas and capacity for twice the number of devices you think you will have. 2. Good covers are vitally important. We choose to put the school asset sticker on the back where the Apple symbol is, make sure the iPad glass is sparkling clean, and then install a pristine cover. The Otterbox company stands behind their products 100%, and they have made every effort to keep us happy.

These are more expensive, but we were able to negotiate a reasonable price through ARC and Otterbox. 3. Insurance & fee- Will you self-insure or use a company like the Worth Ave. 4. 5. Like this: Like Loading... The iPad as a Tool For Education - a case study. In the first two terms of implementing an iPad programme, Longfield Academy in Kent have noticed a great impact on teaching and learning. Research carried out on behalf of Naace and supported by 9ine consulting is published here.

It’s really exciting to be able to announce our research into the use of iPads. After a successful implementation at Longfield Academy in Kent and two terms of embedded use, the research shows some incredibly positive impacts on teaching and learning. The report on the research, carried out on behalf of Naace and supported by 9ine Consulting is available below. Please note: the tablet implementation surveys here include the questions used in this research. Any further queries can be directed via The iPad as a Tool For Education - a case study. Tascam iM2 Stereo Microphone for Apple iOS Products IM2 B. Mhines: marvelous group of educato... iPad in Education. SocialEdCon Ed Tech Unconference Attendees Share Conversation, Web 2.0 Tools. Hundreds of educators attended SocialEdCon, the fifth annual unconference held before the ISTE annual conference and exposition at the San Diego Convention Center earlier today.

SocialEdCon is organized onsite based on the interests and expertise of participants. Topics at this year’s event covered a wide range of issues, including social media and student bullying, building online courses, professional development strategies, effective blended learning, and organizing virtual conferences. “It’s just a really engaging day. It’s about conversations and not presentations. Formerly known as EduBloggerCon, organizers changed the name of the event this year to indicate greater inclusiveness of all social media tools used in education. Jena Sherry, a middle school teacher from Viola, Wis. and first-time ISTE attendee, had the following to say about her SocEdCon experience: “There are lots of things to think about so far.

WhatIsYourEduWin? iPad Resources for Administrators. Real Racing 3 is an award-winning franchise that sets a new standard for mobile racing games – it really must be experienced to be believed. Mobile Excellence Awards - WINNER: Best Mobile Game 2013 Game Connect Asia Pacific - WINNER: Game of The Year 2013, Technical Excellence, Excellence in Art Meffy Awards – FINALIST: Best Mobile Game 2013 Real Racing 3 features a continuously expanding roster of officially licensed tracks, a 22-car grid, and over 70 meticulously detailed cars from makers like Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz, Bugatti, and Audi.

Plus Real-Time Multiplayer, Social Leaderboards, Time Trials, Ghost Challenges, and innovative Time Shifted Multiplayer™ (TSM) technology, allowing you to race anyone, anytime, anywhere. **This is a resource-intensive game featuring extremely high quality visuals. Please make sure you have at least 1.5GB of free space on your device. 50 resources for iPad use in the classroom.