30 Examples of Stunning iPad App Interface Design The iPhone ushered in an era of beautiful interface design unlike anything we’d ever seen on a mobile device. This trend is now being revived and pushed further than ever on the iPad’s larger screen and the results are amazing. We’ve combed through the App Store to bring you 30 iPad apps with gorgeous interfaces. Keep in mind that the screenshots rarely do the apps justice and that you really should try a few out for yourself. Flipboard An iPod Touch in Every Classroom?: Yes, with Education Focused Apps « Wired Educator July 25, 2008 kcroy Conference, Hardware, Podcasting, Resource, Software, Technology, Uncategorized Applications, Apps, audio, Classroom, diversification, education, handheld, iPhone, ipod, iPod Touch, iTunes, learning, Mobile Learning, Podcasting, teach, teacher, teaching, U, University, video, wow I have been promoting the use of ‘An iPod in Every Classroom’ at eTech Conferences and smaller venues for the past few years.
Monster List of iBook Tutorials There are numerous sites that are now offering Tutorials and how-to guides for creating ebooks in iBook Author. As teachers are now comfortable with the idea of creating their own e-textbooks more and more people are looking for resources to learn how to build touch enabled books that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities. Inserting video and high resolution photographs is one thing but how about inserting 3D manipulatives and models that are touch sensitive. Here is a list of some of the resources online. 50 Must-Have Educational Apps It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities! What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone?
iPod Touch Schoolwide Implementation There are a number of posts from individuals interested in using iPod Touches for teaching and Learning. At Culbreth Middle in Chapel Hill, NC we began a pilot this past August to place the iPod Touch in the hands of staff and students. Our staff development for faculty to roll out the new technology centered on teacher coaches leading their groups in exploration through professional learning communities. Our AVID students use the iPod Touch in the AVID classroom and in all other courses. They have piloted this program, using the iPod Touches daily for note taking, keeping individual agendas, translation for world languages, and accessing research through the Internet.
30 Posts About Free Education Technology Tools & Resources The Internet Is Rich With Free Tools for Educators. Here’s A Bunch. I’ve been meaning to put together this list of the many free apps that I’ve blogged about, and make it available as a tabbed section on the site. I’ve got the list mostly together now and realized it would make for a nice mid-week post. All of the articles below reference free technologies and/or resources. The posts are simply listed in alphabetical order (I haven’t quite decided how best to organize them otherwise).
10 Photo Apps That Enhance Instagram Amanda MacArthur is an author, professional blogger, and speaker specializing in business marketing, technology, small business management and restaurant development. She is a founding partner at BuzzFarmers, an audience development company in Providence, RI. You can find her on Twitter at @amaaanda and read her blog on Amander.com. Ten years ago, you probably wouldn't have dreamed your cellphone would replace your camera. iPod Touch in High Schools - Benefits, Applications and Problems The iPod touch onscreen keyboard is best suited for typing notes rather than long documents. Many students can type quickly on their iPod or iPhone, though. They get lots of practice sending emails and text messages! I have a portable bluetooth keyboard from Apple which works well with the iPod touch.
42 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed No doubt your summer celebrations this weekend will leave you little time to catch up on reading. To help you out, we've compiled a handy roundup of this week's most helpful, informative and inspiring stories. We've celebrated iPhone's birthday, we've pondered celebrity impact on social good, and we've laughed over geeky gadgets. This week Mashable overflowed with engaging content.
A Revolutionary Education App Worth Talking About I work in a department that makes accommodations for students. That doesn’t mean hotel reservations or making their bed. It means helping students succeed in the classroom despite any mental or physical problem they may have. It is truly remarkable the amount of hard work that goes into making sure these students are treated equally and given the same chances as everyone else. That’s why I got in touch with members of my department the second I happened upon Proloquo2Go .
Using the iPod Touch in Education: Technology Tips for Teachers written by: Bright Hub Education Writer • edited by: Elizabeth Wistrom • updated: 11/29/2012 For the fortunate few, the iPod Touch is already being used in the classroom, but in the not too distant future, this minority may soon become the majority. Let's find out why as we explore the use of the iPod Touch in education. iPods in Class... Hurray!The iPod Touch was not designed to be used in an educational setting.