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Ipadschools - home I Education Apps Review - I Education Apps Review Home | Fraser Speirs 10 Free E-Book Sites for iPad Want to get the most out of your iPad - Are you using it as an e-reader? There are multiple sites that offer free downloads of both classic and contemporary publications and the reading experience on the iPad is actually quite good. The font size, the instant access to chapters and pages and the .......all make for a positive reading experience. Coupled with this is the fact that this is about the only way to get anybody under the age of 20 to read for any length of time at all. For younger readers and kids learning to the read the interactive experience will engender a love of interaction with the written word. But what is available as Free e-books or downloads and where can you access them. 1. Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 23,469 Classics to go OK this one is not really FREE. 9.

NRICH Packages Packages are handy bundles of NRICH resources which you can either preview online or download for later offline work - good for interactive whiteboards or in classrooms with no internet access Three reasons why you should use NRICH packages: We've done your searching for you! We have saved you time by collecting together NRICH resources which help to develop a mathematical idea. Packages include extra guidance for using the resources in the classroom. By downloading a package, you will still be able to use any interactivities within a resource, even if you are not online. To use a package offline, download either the teacher or student zip archive, unzip it, and use your internet browser to open the file called 'index.html' in the unzipped folder. In Windows, select 'Extract all Files' to unzip the archive. You'll also be able to load NRICH packages into any Virtual Learning Environment which supports the SCORM1.2 standard. We would welcome feedback on how helpful you find these packages.

iPad Curriculum 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here Sites to Follow Friday, October 7, 2011 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World? 5 Great iPad Apps For Early Childhood Teachers10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom40 iPad Apps Librarians Love40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students50+ iPad Apps By a Geography Teacher62 Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom100 Incredibly Useful and Free iPad AppsBest Academic Reference Apps for the iPad- some $$, some freeA Day in the Life of the iPad ClassroomThe Debate Over iPads in EducationDigital Storytelling with the iPad Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom Newer PostOlder PostHome

A Workable Model for sub-1:1 iPad Use The iPad is designed to be owned and not shared. It is a personal device. This isn't Apple screwing you over or ripping you off. It's just the way it was designed. If you want a multi-user operating system, Mac OS X will do a fantastic job for you. I remain a strong advocate for 1:1 and I believe that it is transformational to the educational experience. What I want to do here is save sub-1:1 schools and teachers a lot of wasted time and heartache trying to pretend that iOS is a multi-user operating system when it isn't. When looking at the iPad, it's important to break out of the old mindsets. Let's call this model "thin slicing", where each pupil gets to use an iPad for an hour or two a week. iOS has no such clear distinction. I'd like to propose a better model, that we can call "chunking". When you're deploying iPads to the same pupils for 8 weeks, it suddenly becomes a lot more feasible to reconfigure those devices for those pupils. What are the benefits?

Testeando - El trivial educativo para colegios Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation Planning is imperative for any technology initiative - iPad or otherwise. You need to ensure that you clearly understand and communicate how the technology integrates with your overall pedagogical objectives. Too many institutions purchase technology and then search for ways to utilize it ... or leave it collecting dust on the shelf. Planning needs to consider both infrastructure needs and the educational applications of the new technology. Campus Infrastructure Considerations Signal Strength: If you’re using wifi iPads then you’ll need a strong and reliable connection to the web. Pedagogical Considerations: Pedagogical Models:Have you discussed how the use of iPads will be integrated into your educational processes? Your iPad implementation plan requires careful thought and preparation. Sam Gliksmansamgliksman@gmail.comTwitter: @samgliksmanSpecial thanks to Howard Chan and his article, “Considerations Before Deploying iPads and iPods”

Monte Vista Christian School - iPad Information for Parents Dear Parents, This page contains all the information necessary to have a smooth and successful experience during the pickup process. iPads can be picked up in the ARC Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30-3:00. When you arrive on campus you will need bring your signed contract and your $50 warranty fee to the business office and get a receipt. Once you have the receipt in hand, you may proceed to the Academic Research Center (ARC) to pick up your iPad. Be sure you have the following items when you arrive at the ARC: COMPLETED 2013 – 2014 Contract Warranty Payment Receipt Focus Login Information Middle School parents also need to bring a signed copy of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) Your student will then be issued their iPad and walked through the process of setting up their school provided email on the iPad. If you have any questions please email us at All the necessary forms can be found below. iPad Contracts and Forms for 2013-2014 iPad 2013-2014 Contract (2 pages)

Las mejores aplicaciones de iPad para profesores y alumnos La primera vez que cae un iPad en tus manos, te maravilla su pantalla táctil, su navegación y los vivos colores de sus libros y revistas. De hecho normalmente se considera el iPad como un tablet elegante para consumir información digital, más que como un medio para editar y producir contenido. Sin embargo, a medida que vas descubriendo sus maravillosas aplicaciones, ves que te permite generar un potente flujo de trabajo para mantener la información organizada, construir material académico y plasmar ideas de forma creativa. Para facilitarte el trabajo de elegir entre miles de aplicaciones, he creado unos mapas mentales que se centran en las mejores aplicaciones que el profesor y el alumno puede usar para mejorar su productividad, su organización, su pensamiento creativo y la creación de contenido. Muchas de ellas son gratuitas y las demás merecen realmente la inversión. 1. (Para ampliar la imagen, haz doble clic sobre ella) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Entradas Relacionadas:

How the iPad Wants to be Used I've recently had the opportunity to email, Skype or visit with many schools interested in the iPad. One theme that keeps cropping up is a misunderstanding of how the iPad wants to be used. I don't say that with any malice or contempt whatsoever. It may seem odd, offensive even, to veterans of the PC age to be told what your computing platform "wants". I speak to a lot of schools who envisage the iPad in the roles that PCs formerly occupied. That's not how the iPad is designed and, it seems to me, the iPad is an extremely uncomfortable fit for those roles defined in an earlier era. The iPad is an intensely personal device. The idea that you can use an iPad without leaving a data footprint on the device is not outright wrong, but such an approach to this device will either lead to confusion or a lot of time taken up with "restoring" iPads back to known-clean backup images. This requires a re-think in school budgeting too.

Cuatro Áreas para Mejorar el Diálogo de Tu Historia Cuatro áreas para mejorar el diálogo de tu historia En este artículo, Palibrio identifica cuatro áreas en las que deberías concentrarte para que consigas escribir un libro que apasione a los lectores. Sin embargo, antes de empezar a ver cómo mejorar tus diálogos, vamos a recordar qué debería aportar el diálogo a nuestra historia. Sabemos que la regla de oro del diálogo es mostrar en vez de decir, por tanto es imprescindible que tengamos las siguientes funciones en cuenta cuando leamos y editemos el manuscrito. Las seis funciones del diálogo: El diálogo en nuestra historia debería: Mostrar el personaje (en lo que dice y no dice)Proporcionar la información pertinenteConducir el argumento de forma que construya tensión y dramatismoMostrar la química y las relaciones entre personajesCrear una parte emocional de los personajesCrear espacios en la página para evitar romper o dificultar la historia para el lector Ahora que has acabado el primer borrador de tu manuscrito, es hora de editarlo.

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