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To this day I remain a big fan of the overhead projector. I truly believe it was more effective a tool for teaching than the projected Powerpoint slides will ever be. I stood facing the students, watching their expressions, which I could see since the lights were sufficiently bright. It’s been downhill ever since, …until this semester. This semester I’ve purchased an iPad2 and a software application called SplashTop Remote Desktop. To reach this new level of teaching nirvana I have found at least two routes (so far): The first requires that I simply bring my laptop (as I always did anyway) to class along with whatever cables/dongles needed to connect the laptop to the projection system, and my iPad.The second does not require the laptop but does require an AppleTV + whatever it takes to connect that to the projector. In both cases you could use the resulting system to present with KeyNote® but that would be so 90′s. Google+ Like this: Like Loading...

Annotation and Notetaking Tools Definition: There are available downloads, applications, and plug-ins that allow you to take notes, share them with other researchers, attach them to digital resources, and more. Tools: an "online annotation, collaboration, and indexing system for documents and images, supporting PDF and MS Office formats...lets you easily give, collect and store detailed notes on documents and web pages" (Free, web-based)Annotator's Workbench: "a software tool that enables depositors to create a collection from a set of existing video files, segment that collection at several levels, create annotations for those segments, assign controlled vocabulary terms to segments, and control access to parts of the collection." Created by the EVIA Project. (free? Resources: NoteTaking Tips? See Also:

iPad classroom examples BrainPop UK Bring learning to your fingertips with the BrainPOP Featured Movie app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz – free! School wide subscriptions can be purchased to have full access to all the videos. Edexcel Past Papers Edexcel Past Papers allows you to download past papers directly to your mobile device, allowing you to revise anywhere at any time. Evernote Peek Evernote Peek is a learning app designed for the iPad 2 Smart Cover. Simply peek under the cover to prepare for a quiz, practice a language or strengthen your memory. iMindMap HD iMindMap HD is the ONLY Mind Mapping app that is endorsed by inventor of Mind Maps, Tony Buzan, allowing for truly organic Mind Maps and freedom to draw as if by hand. Khan Academy Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. My Exams Create your own personal exam timetable using SQA’s Exam Timetable Builder. My Study Plan Quizlet YouTube

The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 14.60K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. However, social media offers plenty of opportunities for learning and interactivity, and if you take a moment to think about it, it's not too hard to see how students benefit from using social media. 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. To Flip Or Not Flip?

How to Design a Beautiful iPad Lesson: This is a beautiful lesson designed and presented by Rob Miller on Scrib. What I really like about this series of activities is that it allows the students or in Rob's case his teachers to articulate their own learning. It is never about a single app. It is the combination of apps that allow the learners to meet the learning outcomes. The other great thing about this lesson is the beautifully designed yet simple instructions built by Rob. I would like to thank Rob for sharing this resource. This series of activities has got me thinking about a whole range of tasks that I now want to design and share with my own students.

iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education. Teachers Guide on The Use of iPad in education iPad is a cool versatile tool that has a huge potential in education. It is widely believed that iPad has started tranforming the face of education and revolutionizng modes of learning. Results coming out of pilot studies on the integration of iPads in the classroom seem to be promising. Reed College, for instance, took the Apple iPad for a spin in 2010 and was pleased with the tablets performance as an educational tool. There are in fact more than 600 school districts in the States that have already adopted a 1;1 iPad program and the list is too long to include here ( check out webliography links below to learn more ).All this growing body of research clearly displays the potential of this gadget in education. Given this huge importance of iPad in education, let us now go through some of the reasons behind the raise of the iPad star in education and some of the ways we can leverage it in our classroom. Some video tutorials on the use of iPad in education 1- Learning with iPad

15 Ways To Use The New iPad In Classrooms A Useful Twitter Cheat Sheet 3.97K Views 0 Likes Think you're supposed to actually type a full 140 characters for each tweet? How To Use Vine In The Classroom 6.84K Views 0 Likes Students can quickly create their very own six-second videos for free. iPads in My Classroom