By popular demand, the switch that allows to choose between new and old PDF displaying engines is available in Settings. Switch back to the original GoodReader PDF engine if for some reason the new one doesn't work for you. Introducing Higher quality images switch in Settings for PDF files.
If you don't have Dropbox, get it. It's a life-saver for educators. Notability isn't free, but it's pretty cheap. Open Notability and in the library, click one of the icons in the upper right corner to import. As you can see, you can import from iDisk or WebDAV, too. You want the student work to be saved as pdf files.
Karen writes: Hey Ben, do you have any suggestions for how to get the Pinterest pin button to work on an iPad 2? I had no trouble installing it on my PC laptop, but the directions for adding one to the iPad don’t seem to work. Thanks for any guidance you may be able to provide.
Google "Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers" or access the site via the URL above. Peruse all 38 graphic organizers in 9 different categories. Select a graphic organizer. Tap "Open in..." in the upper right hand corner. Open the PDF in an annotating app like PaperPort Notes or Notability.
How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 13.56K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be.
Most of what we do is for the students. The focus of this and many other blogs and websites is about learning, and rightly so, but there are also apps that will make our jobs easier too. I am talking about that catergory of apps that are designed specifically for the classroom teacher.
Description The TechChef4u app offers multiple resources to support teachers and parents in their search for FREE quality apps for their children and students. While the TechChef4u app is an educational app store that provides searchable and categorized lists of FREE apps for PK-12, the app doesn't stop there.
With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a Retina display, the new iPad is the world's best tablet device. It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. Here we present 50 really useful iPad tips.
Learning to type well on the touchscreen keyboards of an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can take some time. To speed that process up, here are a handful of great tips to make typing on iOS virtual keys much easier and faster. Some of these you’ll probably know and some you probably won’t, but all are very worthwhile to learn and master:
Whether you’re new to the iPad or a longtime user, here are some great tips to help you get the most out of the device. A few of these are intended for using on the new iPad, but most of them will be relevant to all iPad models of all ages. Switch the Mute Button to Orientation Lock
Over the last couple of months I have just about switched from my trusty old laptop to the iPad as my primary work computer. Basically, the iPad does everything I could do on my PC and a great deal more through all of the apps available specifically for teaching. As a result of this, more of our staff are fronting up to work with iPads as they can also see the benefits in using a tablet for conferencing with students, checking email and using with their interactive white boards. The first questions I get from new users are generally "What can I do with it?" And "What apps should I have on it?" I think we have covered in detail more than once many of the great apps that are out their for education so today we are going to look at 10 tips are specifically useful for teachers who use an iPad.
Basics Home Button Volume When the iPad first launched, there was no dedicated mute button anywhere on the device. However, with iOS 4.3 Apple has given you the choice of using the lock switch to mute the sound or lock the iPad's orientation.
Think you know your Apple tablet inside and out? Oh, sure, you're well aware of double-tapping the Home screen to see all open apps, enabling iCloud to wirelessly sync content between devices and how to group apps into folders -- but there is a lot more to your beloved 9.7-inch iPad (from $499). And so the following is a handful of lesser-known tips and tricks to getting the most out of your iPad. If you have a few suggestions to share of your own, be sure to submit them in the Comments section below — so you get the credit for them.
Got a few minutes? Catch up on current iPhone, iPad Tech & Net News. See Breaking iPhone News on the Home page in the right sidebar. Lingo of the Day: snarky - The classic definition is that of a colloquialism to mean short-tempered, snappish, or irritable. It is also a word used by author Lewis Carroll that refers to an imaginary beast. "Snarky" is making it's way onto the Web, primarily used by gamers, to mean a sort of "unknown" type of occurence, or unknown thing, (which in this case, ironically is the word itself).
Any self respecting designer holds a special place in their heart for a properly kerned word, an elegant serif, or a satisfying counter. There are countless typographic blogs, books, and magazines dedicated to the subject but now there are some mobile apps beginning to pop up which can be used not only for mere entertainment but are also supplemental to a work environment. So whether you’re seasoned designer looking for a new way to compare/browse fonts or a mere type fanatic who wants some playful ways to interact with typography, you’ve come to the right place. After the jump we have a wide range of apps which service all of the above.