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Only 1 iPad in the Classroom?

Only 1 iPad in the Classroom?
[for additional ELA/Reading specific apps and ideas see Reading on the iPad] Is only one iPad in a classroom worth it? This question keeps reappearing on the EC Ning and in other blog spaces. The answer is easy: YES, especially if the teacher has access to a Mac desktop or (preferably) laptop and a wifi network in the classroom. It is an even larger YES if the Mac device has the most current operating system. Having a computer to which the iPad can sync is not absolutely necessary, but it is a Best Idea. If more iPads are in the future, you might want to check out iPad App Reviews and iPad 3C's: Some Planning Questions. Setup and Projection You will definitely need to set up a unique Apple ID (iTunes acct.) with a password that is kept secret from the students. OK - I have apps, now what can I do with them?

How to Roll Out a 1:1 iPad Program When The Westside School decided to grow its established primary school into a leading middle school program, parents, teachers, students and administrators mapped out an integrated project-based learning environment designed to engage and challenge all participants. The planning team made a list of skills and tools that would support learning, and decided on a 1:1 iPad program to support their vision. I was brought on as technology coordinator to plan and support the curricular and technical deployment for the start of the 2011-12 school year. After a year or two of early adopter experimentation with education-based iPad deployments, a collaboration of IT departments, edTech consultants and third party vendors pieced together a best practice scenario for iOS management. Equally as important to successfully implementing a 1:1 program is the social and curricular roll-out to your school community. Outline of a Phase-In EdTech Guiding Statement Week 1-2: Personal Academic and Social Success

3 EdTech Tools for the One iPad Classroom iPads are amazing learning instruments that can improve instruction and student engagement dramatically. Those of us privileged enough to work in 1:1 iPad classrooms can attest to that. But lets be realistic: most classrooms around the world do not have access to the funds and resources necessary to equip a full classroom with iPads for each student. There are numerous teachers who have access to only one iPad at school, or they just own an iPad and think it would be a great idea to be able to use in the classroom. Apple TV in the One iPad Classroom An Apple TV can literally transform the One iPad Classroom into an collective interactive experience for all students. Aurasma in the One iPad Classroom Augmented Reality has always been a captivating concept. The students can work collaboratively and use these pictures and videos to create auras and triggers. An Apple TV can easily transform the above activity from individual, to a collective educational experience.

educamp-art @ mixxt Das IPad als Medium. Da bin ich erstmal drübergestolpert, ist ja eigentlich nur eine Technik.Aber klar, kann man schon so sehen. Ich frage mich allerdings, was damit vermittelt wird. Ich habe die leise Ahnung, dass das iPad nicht die gesamte Bandbreite vermitteln kann. Das verlinkte Video bringt mich darauf. "Schüler der KAS lernt in 45 minuten selbstständig anhand eines YouTube Videos die Melodie des Songs auf dem iPad nachzuspielen. Tja … und das ist leider nicht mal die halbe Wahrheit. Wikipedia meint (und wichtig ist der letzte Satz): Das Medium kann eine stoffliche (z. Die Frage ist also nicht, wollen wir das Musikspielen über ein iPad vermittel, sondern können wir das, was wir vermitteln wollen, über ein iPad tun oder zumindest sollte uns klar sein, dass die App GarageBand eben nicht einem Schüler ermöglicht etwas auf der Gitarre zu spielen.

50 really useful iPad tips and tricks 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. We cover everything from customising your Home screen through to getting more from built-in apps like Mail and Safari. 10 best tablet PCs in the world today The vast majority of these tips will also work on the original iPad and iPad 2, so owners of any generation of iPad shouldn't feel neglected. For 50 more iPad tips, check out a new iPad app called 100 Tricks & Tips for iPad 2, brought to you by our colleagues on MacFormat. 1. iOS now supports folders. Your iPad will create a folder with both the apps in. 2. Double-clicking the Home button shows you all the apps that are running on your iPad in a bar along the bottom of the screen. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. The iPad supports a VPN connection.

6 Helpful Tips For The 1 iPad Classroom by Ben Lovegrove, While most educators and teachers are aware of the benefits that can arise in the classroom through the use of iPads and tablets, budgetary constraints can often limit the way that technology can be used to augment learning activities in smaller schools (or school districts). In many cases, schools find that the money required to buy iPads for an entire class would be better spent on other equipment or products but this doesn’t mean that the classroom should be an iPad free zone. There are countless benefits to be gained from having one or two iPads in the classroom a single device can still be a useful asset for your classroom for lesson planning and supporting curriculum. There are several ways that teachers can make effective use of a small number of iPads in a classroom here are some ideas to get you started. 6 Helpful Tips For The 1 iPad Classroom 1. 2. 3. 4. Again, only 1 iPad is required. 5. 6.

Mit dem iPad in der Schule | Letzter Versuch | Schulmusikerblog Für dieses Schuljahr habe ich mir noch ein letztes Mal vorgenommen, den Versuch zu starten, das iPad zu meinem zentralen Device im Unterricht zu machen. Bisherige Versuche waren ja häufig gescheitert, unermüdliches Apologetentum von u.a. Felix von EduShift oder auch dem werten Herrn Spang haben mich dann aber doch noch einmal zweifeln lassen: Bin vielleicht doch ICH zu blöd und nicht dieses flunderflache Tablet? Also noch ein Versuch. Wenn es jetzt wieder nicht klappt, dann wird das iPad ein Sofasurf-, Zeitungles-, Spielespiel- und MusikzumSpaßmach-Device bleiben. Bisher habe ich meistens meinen Laptop in der Schule dabei gehabt – da es sich dabei um ein MacBook Air handelt, trägt das nun auch nicht gerade auf, aber das iPad ist ja nun noch kleiner, da ließe sich ja dann vielleicht doch noch ein bisschen Platz in der Tasche sparen. Schulbuch (EN)Workbook (EN)Arbeitsblätter für Schülerggf. Was davon kann mir das iPad derzeit bieten, wo hapert es, was läuft schon ganz gut? TeacherTool

100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom 10 Ways To Become A Better Online Learner 7.61K Views 0 Likes There are some quick and easy ways to become a better online learner. Whether you're taking a class or just researching, here are the DOs and DON'Ts. Revisiting the One iPad Classroom: Resources There has been a few things going around Twitter recently about the 1 iPad classroom, and for me it has been good timing. I will be visiting a school on Friday who asked me to give some tips and ideas about how to use only a handful of iPads in the classroom. Some have one, some have two or three, but none have any more than that. So, I thought that this would be a great time to revisit the 1 iPad classroom to discover the latest ideas and influences. Too often, it is easy to get caught up in all the talk about 1:1 initiatives, or multiple iPad carts, when the reality for a lot of schools is quite the opposite. I myself ran a 4 iPod Touch classroom for a couple of years, so I remember the challenges of managing this, making sure all students have equal access to the technology, and trying to find ways to involve as many of the students as possible in meaningful learning activities. Tips for the One iPad Classroom and a Free iPad Rules DownloadOne iPad in the Classroom? Like this: Related

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8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education The popularity of the iPad in our schools continues to grow, and with it, the proliferation of related web articles, tips, how-to's, and so on. This week we searched out some excellent free Internet based web sites and resources dedicated to the use of the iPad in the instructional setting. 1. Here Apple has put together links to apps grouped by Academic Subject. 2. 3. ( This is a unique site, in that it has a great side bar for searching for content. 4. ( This site is a blog and resource listing, and a set of resources worth being aware of are their collections of apps organized by grade level. 5. 6. 7. iPadagogy YouTube Channel ( This is the only YouTube video channel we found that is dedicated specifically to “videos of useful apps for education”. 8. Bonus!

Watson, Teela - not visible / The One iPad Classroom Make FOLDERS to organize Apps/Periods/Groups You need a place to COLLECT STUDENT WORK (images, video,documents) EDMODO Ways to Use the iPad in a 1 iPad Classroom: 1) As aprojector a. b. c. d. e. f. 2) In a Center - allow small groups of students totake turns playing educational games on the iPad in groups of 2-4. 3) In Small Group Instruction - While one childanswers the question/problem on the iPad, the others work it on white boards or with manipulatives. 4) One at a Time - have student names on sticks and pull one each day and that student gets the iPad for that day. 5) Early Finisher/Hard Work/Most Improved 6) As an Assessment Tool a. b. Resources: EasyBib Convert Units ASSIST (found on iPhone Apps List) Notability T-Charts SimpleMind ShowMe Evernote Quizlet Edmodo Educreations Socrative Teacher Socrative Student BrainPOP BrianPOP ES BrainPOP Jr. Periodic Skitch InaWorld PuppetPals Phonto Toontastic PhotoComic VoiceThread My Story Wolfram Alpha TCEA iPad Apps List by Content and Skill iPaddiction

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10 Ways to Use 1 iPad in your classroom! Credit: The 3AM Teacher, Zip-ah-dee-doo-dah Designs, KG Fonts, Hello Fonts It's no secret that I use my iPad ALL the time in my classroom. Some teachers are REALLY lucky and they have a cart of iPads or a class set. I only have one Wi-Fi iPad (my personal iPad) to use with my kiddos but we make it work! Now that we're hooked up, here are 10 of my favorite apps/activities using my iPad that benefit all the kids in my classroom. 1. iBooks This is a free app to download from the iTunes. 2. mClass Assessment My district uses the mClass 3D Reading assessment (which also includes Diebels Next) as the K-3 reading assessment for our kiddos. 3. I have talked many times of my love for Scholastic Book Clubs, well the Storia app has added to that love. 4. About halfway through the year my kids grow a little tired of all the incentives I offer for good behavior. 5. We LOVE some Brain Pop Jr. in my class!! 6. I use my iPad ALOT in small group. 7. This is the simplest app but it is AMAZING! 8. 9. 10.