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Today as I was going through my feeds I stumbled upon this awesome slideshow on how teachers can use iPad in their classroom. I know we have already written a lot on this topic here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning but sometimes you find new and creative ways others include in their use of iPad and that is the case with the one below. It has some novel ideas as to how teachers can use iPad for instructional purposes. For those beginners of you who have just started or planning to start using iPad with their students, we do recommend that you have a look at this guide first. It will be of great help to you. Without any further ado , I will let you read the slideshow and if you have any comments or suggestions then share them with us below.
Flowboard is a free iPad App that allows users to create presentations and digital stories on the iPad with a simple user interface design. Each screen uses simple touch gestures to create the presentation and then presentations can contain buttons, videos, and galleries to make a presentation interactive. Once a presentation is completed a Flowboard is shared by providing a URL that works on any browser or within the app. Once shared, the Presentation can be viewed online or offline.
Description The Blogging App offering the best way to manage your blogs on the iPad, brought to you by Apple Design Award winning Pico, original creators of Versions app for the Mac. ★ New to Blogging? No problem. Creating a brand new blog from scratch in Posts is extremely easy. You'll be writing on your new blog using Posts app in no time.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about using Little Story Maker to create your own short books on your iPad. After publishing that post a bunch of people asked me to review Book Creator too. Book Creator is not a free app ($4.99 as an individual and less with volume purchasing) but I think that it is well worth the money that I spent on it.
Lenny Gonzales By Terry Heick When it comes to deciding how or whether to use iPads, schools typically focus on budget issues, apps, networking logistics, check-in and check-out procedures, school and district tech-use policies, hardware precautions, and aspects of classroom management. But it’s also important to think about instructional use, and to that end, consider the following questions. 1.
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Feb 02 Apple has introduced a ‘print’ button onto iPads, iPhones and iPods to allow you to print directly to a printer from your iOS device. Unfortunately you need a special AirPrint enabled printer. Thankfully there is a free application called ‘AirPrint Activator’ that allows you to print to any printer, here’s where to get it and how to use it.
There are numerous sites that are now offering Tutorials and how-to guides for creating ebooks in iBook Author . As teachers are now comfortable with the idea of creating their own e-textbooks more and more people are looking for resources to learn how to build touch enabled books that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities. Inserting video and high resolution photographs is one thing but how about inserting 3D manipulatives and models that are touch sensitive. Here is a list of some of the resources online.
iPad is gaining momentum in the educational sphere and might , in the near future, be integrated as a leading learning method. iPad is part of the gesture-based technology that is widely embraced by teens and which has pushed some school districts especially here in Canada and also in the States to start using the BYOD approach, for the costs of iPad and their apps is still relatively high. As a teacher who has not yet tried mobile technology in his teaching, you might be wondering where and how to start. What resources to use ? Well, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has some answers for you. We have collected a set of some useful resources on the use of iPads in the classroom which can help you dig your way into the world of mobile learning and teaching.
iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. Below, you will find a list of objectives, each one connecting to recommended apps and tools. I want my students to...
Flickr:Flickingerbrad By Matt Levinson For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there’s wisdom to be learned from others who’ve gone down that road.
6.30 am: Woken by the dulcet tones of Lana Del Rey and a new ‘ Wake up Light ‘. Contemplate staying in bed then notice the email icon flashing with a number of new messages – check twitter . 7.00 am: Access news app whilst devouring breakfast. Apologise for spraying coffee during reaction to latest education announcement.
Learning is rarely fun; it’s even less fun when being taught within the confines of a lecture hall or classroom. While this may be true, there’s no reason why you can’t make the process more entertaining and challenging. The tablet market has paved the way for educational resources in the form of slick, new apps, with text-books now being replaced by online downloadable versions of themselves. An array of stunning apps are at your disposal waiting to be exercised, so with this in mind, we decided to whittle down our top 10 iPad educational apps for students. Evernote
19 Oct I’ve said it before – I love using QR codes in my classroom! There are a lot of reasons: Takes students directly to a website you have chosen Eliminates frustration of typing in long web addresses (perfect for students in an inclusion class, occupational therapy, etc.)