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iPad for Education
Welcome to the ‘iPad in Education’ web site - concerned with using Apple’s iPad for learning and teaching. Although this is based in the UK, the site’s content will reflect practice from other counties and contexts in order to explore and learn from a wide field. I am Ian Wilson, a freelance Apple Professional Development Authorised Trainer based in the north west of England (Twitter: @Ian__Wilson ).
If you are a student, a teacher, a parent or just a science enthusiast, you can now expand your knowledge about science in a somewhat enjoyable and convenient method using your iPad. By downloading educational iPad apps designed for science learning, you can have access to vast storehouse of knowledge right there on your tablet. You just have to tap your iPad and there you are, exploring the realms of science in a fun, exciting, colorful and in some cases, realistically illustrated method.
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Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps Used By Real Teachers in the Classroom - iPhone app article - Shara KarasicWith the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone.
After the iPod revolutionized how society listened to music and the iPhone pushed the boundaries of smartphone technology, the iPad stands poised to alter the face of mobile computing. Many have praised its potential to make personal and professional lives that much easier – and that certainly includes the education industry! Teachers with a love of technology and a passion for nurturing the minds of their students can easily discover creative ways to incorporate the iPad into the daily routine, and some of these great educational and organizational applications are bound to help them get started.
Posted on Wednesday June 15, 2011 by Staff Writers
Who hasn’t heard the buzz around the iPad and for those of you lucky enough to have snagged one you know it’s not just hype.
The iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen.
The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom | Education Technology and Teacher Tools – EdudemicHow Students Benefit From Using Social Media
Britannica releases a new mobile app to help it stay relevant in the age of Wikipedia From wire service reports
Doing a presentation and want to impress your audience? Here are 5 ways to do that using an iPad. 1) ROAM FREE : Connect your computer to a projector.
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As part of the iPads for Learning trial, students had access to an iPad on a 1-to-1 basis, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week for the duration of the trial. 1-to-1 programs maximise learning opportunities for students by providing access to information anywhere, anytime. A major benefit of 1-to-1 devices is that they can be networked for two way communication and collaboration between teachers and students and extend learning beyond the classroom.
Every month, we review some of our favorite educational apps that have been released or updated. You can find all the posts in our series here . Below you’ll find a mixture of iOS, Android and Web-based apps.