background preloader

15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom –

15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom –
Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond! The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are hoping that you can use at least a few of these new and creative ideas. This post is a collaborative piece that was created with the help of two respected educators: Jonathan Wylie, a Google Apps Certified Instructor and Instructional Technology Consultant from Iowa, USA. Please take time to check out his blog at Find Jonathan on Twitter at @jonathanwylie. Meg Wilson, an Apple Distinguished Educator, special education teacher and technology specialist from, Connecticut, USA. 1. With this app, and the help of a dedicated, or DIY, mount you can use your iPad as a document camera, annotate over anything you set under the camera, and even record what you show. 2. You can create 3D models of anything in your classroom simply by taking pictures of it using this innovative app. 3. 4. 5. Have lots of interesting photos to share? 6. 7. a. b. 8. 9. 10.

Related:  Educational TechnologyTechnology in the Primary ClassroomClassroom Technology Collection

7 Online Tools to Make Custom Learning Games (No Coding Required!) By Elizabeth Kahn It is a fact that even in the 21st century, students need to study and review information they’ve been taught in class. In fact, many scientific studies have asserted that learning doesn’t take place without repetition. Study guides created by the teacher or student in the form of lists may help when a student is preparing to take a test but may not be the best route for learning.

5 Tech Tool Combinations for Taking Your Class Global Few students in the United States today have any memory of a time before the Internet. With a world of interactions (both good and bad) a mere click away, it is crucial to prepare our students for a connected existence that values respect, awareness, and collaboration with others from diverse backgrounds – in essence, to make truly global citizens. How can it be done? By harnessing the power and design of many familiar apps and websites, teachers can bring this global diversity and collaboration into their classrooms.

- How Does iPad Workflow Fluency Look in Kindergarten 3 Comments February 5, 2013 By: Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano Feb 3 Written by: 2/3/2013 4:58 PM Using Apple Teacher for Professional Development What does it mean to take ownership of your professional development? In a previous post, I included tips and strategies to help educators grow their knowledge base. Self-paced learning activities provide a way for teachers to work through a certification or badging program at a tempo that works with their schedule and interests. Badging Programs Aren’t New Professional development sites like SimpleK12 let teachers earn badges for watching a certain number of webinars or engaging in their communities.

Edutech for Teachers Laura Moore-NEISD Instructional Technology Specialist Blogging About The Web 2.0 Connected Classroom

This is a list compiled with the help of Jonathan Wylie and Meg Wilson. It shows 15 ways to use iPads in the classroom. Many of them are great and can be used with a wide range of ages. by ampengilley Jun 29