5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) Over the last few years K-12 schools and districts across the country have been investing heavily in iPads for classroom use . EdTechTeacher has been leading iPad professional development at many of these schools and we’ve seen firsthand how they approach iPad integration. While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives. We’re sharing these common challenges with you, so your school doesn’t have to make them. 1) Focusing on content apps The most common mistake teachers make with iPads is focusing on subject-specific apps.
ADAPRO - Adapted Word Processor adapro is a free-to-use word processor geared towards individuals with a learning difficulty like dyslexia or a developmental disorder such as autism. Its adapted, seamless and configurable interface provides a simplified environment that can be relied, fostering the user's sustained attention. Adapted Some learning difficulties such as dyslexia require attention to preventing visual confusion between letters. iPad - projecteur/projector If you’re using iPads in your classroom, at some point you’ll want to be able to display your iPad screen to the entire classroom. Fortunately, a couple methods exist that allow teachers to do just that. Display iPad screen through your classroom projector. Method One The most common method (although not the one I recommend for Mac users) is to mirror your iPad’s display using an Apple TV device that is connected to your classroom projector via a HDMI cable. Mirroring (showing what is on your iPad display) is done using an iPad feature called AirPlay introduced with the iPad 2.
GeekSLP: Your source of educational apps and technology The universe of paid and free apps for speech-language pathologists grows daily. Some are original, innovative or useful and others we download, open once and never use it again. Over the last four years, I have came across apps that have made a tremendous impact on how I perceive apps, and even how I develop my own app.
Recevoir AirServer Windows 10 Desktop Edition - Microsoft Store fr-FR AirServer Desktop Edition transforms your PC into a universal AirPlay + Miracast + Google Cast receiver. Note: The download includes 14-day fully functional free trial. With AirServer running on your PC, you can wirelessly mirror your iOS devices or Macs over AirPlay, cast your Android devices and Chromebooks over Google Cast or project your Android or Windows 10 devices using Miracast. All this without needing to install any 3rd party applications on your source device. AirServer Desktop Edition is completely hardware accelerated and can handle simultaneous mirroring connections from multiple devices at the same time, even on low spec'd hardware. As a result you get stable, buttery smooth mirroring performance with high fidelity audio.
Gamification – Learning is what happens when you play Gamification is the new buzzword these days. But it’s far more than a fad. Gamification is pretty much the process of allowing learning and innovation to piggyback on people’s natural predilection for seeking enjoyment through play and skill mastery.
AirPlay Receiver on Windows and OSX Free Trial Download: Download for Windows Version: 1.2.15 File Size: 600 KB System Requirements: Win10, Win8/8.1, Win7, Vista, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 Other Platform: j If you need LonelyScreen AirPlay Server for MAC OS X, Please click here Download for MAC Back-to-School Guide for Dyslexic Students: Apps and More With the school year fast approaching (or already in full swing) here are my favorite apps and products for accessibility. Hopefully these apps and products will help make the school year successful for those needing assistive technology to support their reading and writing. This list is geared toward students with dyslexia but many of the apps and products can also benefit other students.
How 7 Education Technology Platforms Have Changed How We Learn Education technology has changed what’s possible in learning. No longer are students confined to desks, textbooks, or even classrooms or schools. Today, a student has at least the potential for access to apps, an incredible catalogue of videos, podcasts, learning simulations, digital communities and so much more, all through a simple internet connection. The following 7 educational technology platforms are good representatives of some of these changes, and the chart above is a snapshot of how exactly they’ve changed what’s possible in learning, from new sources of data to the potential for a global audience. 1. MOOCs