Www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/ipads. 5 Awesome iPad Posters for Teachers. Are you planning to incorporate iPad into your classroom next school year ?
You probably are already in search for the educational apps to use in your instruction,Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a rich resource of the most popular educational apps you might need. These apps are organized into different categories pertaining to various content areas. Check out this list to learn more. Having a repository of handy educational apps is a good thing but is not enough per se. There are several other things that you need to recommend to your students most important of which is an acceptable use policy. To help you pave the way for using iPad in your class, I have brought you some great classroom posters to share with your students. 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom.
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iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education. Only 1 iPad in the Classroom? [for additional ELA/Reading specific apps and ideas see Reading on the iPad] Is only one iPad in a classroom worth it?
This question keeps reappearing on the EC Ning and in other blog spaces. The answer is easy: YES, especially if the teacher has access to a Mac desktop or (preferably) laptop and a wifi network in the classroom. It is an even larger YES if the Mac device has the most current operating system. Having a computer to which the iPad can sync is not absolutely necessary, but it is a Best Idea. If more iPads are in the future, you might want to check out iPad App Reviews and iPad 3C's: Some Planning Questions.
Setup and Projection You will definitely need to set up a unique Apple ID (iTunes acct.) with a password that is kept secret from the students. OK - I have apps, now what can I do with them? 1:1 initiative and implementation. One to one. APPitic: Home. iPADs in the Classroom. Teaching With Tablets. Stephanie Hedge is a graduate student in the Department of English at Ball State University.
You can follow her on twitter at @slhedge. I love my iPad. iPad Literacy Project by David W. Malone. Education - Resources - Teachers and Administrators. Educreations - All about apps in YOUR classroom! iPads Make Better Readers, Writers. Literacy Skills iPads Make Better Readers, Writers In a research paper titled “Unlocking Literacy with iPad,” Ohio English teacher James Harmon found that state-compiled statistics indicate that those students with iPad access in the year leading up to the Ohio Graduation Test had a 6-percent greater chance of passing the test’s reading portion than those without, and an 8-percent greater chance of passing the writing portion.
By Margo Pierce09/06/11 Once upon a time teachers stood in front of a blackboard writing letters of the alphabet with chalk and drilling students to develop literacy skills. But now that children are growing up with laptops, streaming video, and even iPads, what’s a teacher to do? iPads in Education. Bloom's Apps - 21nnovate. Learning and Teaching with iPads. iPads in Schools. Ten Sites Supporting iPads In Education… A Post Of Resources. Welcome to the iPod & iPad User Group Wiki. We welcome you to our wiki and blog for supporting iPod & iPad devices in education.
Although our focus is K-12, many of the techniques should work for you at any level and with any number of devices. On the wiki side of this site are the deployment and management articles, and on the blog side, you will find the action research projects and classroom activities (written primarily by teachers) where iPods and iPads are supporting academic achievement for our students. Further, we have posted videos that were filmed at the end of the 2010-2011 school year that reference both our 3rd grade iPod touch and iPad 1:1 programs.
50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks. An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar.
This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all iPad 2 tips and original iPad tips - get 'em here! With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a thinner design, the iPad 2 is the world's best tablet device. iPad 2 review It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. 1.
iOS now supports folders. 2. Double-clicking the Home button shows you all the apps that are running on your iPad in a bar along the bottom of the screen. 3. The internet got mightily upset when Orientation Lock was replaced with Mute on the iPad during the last iOS update. 4. If you're carrying around sensitive data, you can now enable a feature that'll erase all the data on the device if someone inputs the incorrect passcode 10 times. 5. 6.
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