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teachwithyouripad - home iPad Project Blog | Learning & Teaching Development @ York St John University Presented by Sarah Montague, BBC Radio 4 have created a new three part series called ‘My Teacher Is an App’ that explores the changes in education being brought about by technology. York St John University staff and students can access the recordings using BoB (Box of Broadcasts). To listen to the recordings, click on the links below and […] Share this post! Often International students arrive in the UK and don’t have the confidence to stand up and present in English, particularly when it is not their first language. On 13 December we hosted an event ‘iTeach @ YSJ: Case Studies on Using iPads for Learning, Teaching and Assessment’. 13th December, 12.30 – 14.30 (Lunch provided) The Learning and Teaching Development Team are hosting an event to showcase the great work that is being done with iPads to enhance Teaching, Learning and Assessment at York St John University. What is it? What is it? What is it? What is it? What is it? What is it?

Rebecca’s Teaching & Learning Blog iPad and the Writing Process Our latest project is looking at ways we can harness the motivation and engagement properties of the iPad to raise standards in writing. Particularly in Boys’ writing. Targeting teachers that may not have worked on previous iPad projects, but are in schools that have rolled out iPads. We started by looking at how the iPad could be integrated within writing planning in such a away that it augments rather than intrudes on the process. We decided on a few basic principals: we needed to keep the apps to a minimum – we didn’t... read more Choosing from iBooks iBooks is a brilliant app for buying, organising and accessing books and with more publishers getting involved the choice of books is increasing every day. Creating with Creatorverse Example from the cloud sharing facility Each object can have properties assigned to it which affects how it relates to other objects. Talking Maths Apps by Assessment Focus for Reading iPads in Primary School – Where to begin?

Learning and Teaching with iPads iPads in Primary Education Slide to Learn Home - The iPad in the Classroom Two Guys and Some iPads iPad Tips: Getting Started with the iPad Have you just got a shiny new iPad as a holiday gift, or maybe just bought one for yourself? Here’s an easy Getting Started Guide that will help you get the most out of your new favorite tablet: The iPad has been a huge hit ever since it first hit the market back in 2010. This guide is divided up into short sections covering key topics, so you can dive in and out of them as needed for subjects you are interested in. iPad External Buttons – Turn It On and Off and Lots More You’ve probably noticed that the iPad has very few buttons. How to Power Off the iPad: To power off the iPad, hold down the Power button for a few seconds, until you see the ‘Slide to Power Off’ bar across the top of the screen. Uses for the Home Button: The home button is your key to navigating your way around the iPad. If you have multiple home screens (which you will if you start adding more apps to your iPad) pressing on the home screen will take you back to the screen that the last used app is located on. Or …

iPad Curriculum SonicPics - Education Apps Snap, Talk and Share! Now for the iPad! SonicPics makes digital storytelling fun and easy! Turn your photographs into narrated slideshow movies to share with your family and friends! 1. Once you are finished, you have an enhanced m4v movie with your images synchronized to your narration. Features: - Create and narrate custom photo slideshows. - Records your voice while you flip through your images. - Automatically synchronizes your images to the audio recording. - Publish your recordings to YouTube, share to your computer via wifi, save to your photo library, or email to your friends. - Present your stories on the big screen using video out while recording or to watch recordings. - Make .m4v movies of your images and narrations from your iPhone or iPod Touch or iPad. - Record up to 60 minutes per session! Make a great digital story now with SonicPics!