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Student workflow on iPad in your lessons

Student workflow on iPad in your lessons
iPad Published on April 22nd, 2012 | by Mark Anderson It has been obvious to me for some time now that any learning that is based around use of an iPad should really not be hung on one particular app. With that in mind, I’ve been thinking that really, there are two main tiers of creation based apps for the iPad. Once you have this kind of framework, you can then slot the different apps that you have in to those two areas, which will then inform lesson and activity planning which in turn will enable learning to take place. Compilation tools: iMovieAvid StudioCreative Book BuilderBook CreatoriBook Author (if you have a Mac as well)PagesKeynoteExplain EverythingShow Me / Educreations Creation tools PuppetPals HDMorfo BoothGreen Screen Movie FXCameraBrushesPenultimatePaperVideoGaragebandComic LifeHalf TonePaperThis list could go on for a very long time – what do you think should be on it? Tags: #iPad, elearning, learning, workflow About the Author

The iGeneration: iPhones in the Classroom | Sept/Oct 2010 Today, teachers are struggling to engage and motivate students of the “iGeneration.” Part of the problem has to do with generational differences in technology. Today’s students are almost completely “digitalized”—most of their teachers are not! Instead of banning the iPhone and iPod Touch from the classroom, we need to incorporate them into our lessons. I’m relatively new to the teaching profession and younger than many of my peers. What role can the iPhone or iPod Touch play in education? Get the iPhone into the classroom These few suggestions barely scratch the surface. Top classroom apps TweetDeck By Geoff Chaffin TweetDeck helps you interact with Twitter and Facebook accounts. TweetDeck StoryKit There is no better way for students to demonstrate that they understand a concept than for them to create a story about it, and Story Kit lets them do this. StoryKit Camera I teach special education and my students range in their level of disability. Camera SimpleGoals – Goals and Habits Tracker

Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer Mobile Computing | Spotlight Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer By Mitchell A. Technology is redefining traditional educational paradigms, and many schools are interested in integrating the latest technological advancements into the school curriculum. Two schools, The Master's Academy in Oviedo, FL and Delmarva Christian High School in Georgetown, DE have initiated ambitious technological programs, providing an iPad for every high school student. Leadership Perhaps the most critical, yet overlooked, issue related to technology deployments is leadership. Based on our experiences, successful schools will have a senior administrative leader driving this initiative. Cost How will you pay for your initiative? Regardless of the approach, schools must consider the life expectancy of the device purchased and future expenditures needed to keep the technology current. One additional concern related to cost is "bring your own technology" (BYOT).

I Education Apps Review - I Education Apps Review 107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8 Great iPad apps for K-8 Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. A growing number of schools across the world are jumping on the digital bus and embracing iPads (less often, other tablet products) as the latest tool to teach literature in multimedia, history through games and simulations, and math with step-by-step animation of problems. Not surprisingly, student scores improve when they use iPads and their interest in school soars. I say not surprisingly because students love digital toys and in my experience work harder and longer if given the opportunity to do so with any of the digital offerings (ipods, laptops included). In my school, we have been rotating one set of Pads this year through K-8. Drawing AirSketch Free–Turn your iPad into a wireless whiteboard! Geography Health Human Atlas (lite)–With this free download you can experience just some of the power of the Blausen Human Atlas. History Maps Math Algebra Intro–Free. Mind Mapping–Thinking

iphome products Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom There has been a lot of conversation and debate in multiple forums, both online and face-to-face, about schools adopting or already working in a 1:1 environment. While many of these conversations revert back to replacing teachers and what device is best, the real conversation begins with providing our students with the best learning environment possible. At Burlington High School in Burlington, MA, we are entering our eighth month of a 1:1 iPad initiative that began in September 2011. Don't get me wrong, we think the iPad is a great device for learning and gives each of our students a dynamic learning tool that can be used across the content areas and to accomplish a variety of tasks. Many of the critics claim that we are backing our students into a corner by giving them one brand and one skill set to learn exclusively on one device. This is not the case at Burlington. Our teachers have been compiling exemplary work and engaging our students in a diverse manner. Recently, Ms. 1.

Middle School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager 25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom In case you haven’t heard the news, we’re putting out a special mini-issue early next week. It’ll be available in the Edudemic Magazine iPad app and, best of all, FREE to subscribers! If you’re not (yet) a subscriber, it’ll be just $0.99. The following is an excerpt from just one of the articles in the mini-issue. It’s all about iPads in education, Apple’s role in the future of learning, and much more than that. Want to get the mini-issue free when it comes out? So you’ve got one or a few iPads that you want to use in the classroom.

Supercharge Your iPad For School: The Apps And Accessories Every Student Needs [Feature Photo by {Flixelpix} David - Earlier this year Apple announced iTunes U, making it clear that Apple intends to make the iPad ubiquitous in academia. The iPad is truly coming into its own as a legitimate alternative to the PC. I sat down with a Boston-based PhD student who, for the past year, has been using her iPad nearly exclusively for her studies. Portable Keyboard (peripheral). Description. Suggested Use. Stylus (peripheral). Description. Suggested Use. Notability – Your Note Taking App. Description. Notability lets you organize your notes by class or subject Suggested Use. iAnnotate PDF – Your Reading App. Description. Suggested Use. Add notes to your documents with iAnnotate PDF You can also easily share documents through iAnnotate PDF and you can control how you share them. Organize your documents however you like in iAnnotate PDF Photo To PDF / DocScanner – Paper Document Conversion App. Description. Suggested Use. SimpleMind+ – Your Brainstorming App. Related

6 Reasons Why We Should Be Using iPads | iPads for Learning Vineet Madan, vice-president of McGraw-Hill Higher Education eLabs, spends time developing ways that technology can improve learning among college and university students. He recently talked about the reasons why iPads are ready for the college classroom. K-12 schools across the country (and just down the street) are putting huge chunks of cash aside for 1-to-1 iPad initiatives. Madan argues that iPads are tailor-made for the university level. I think they are. iPads Are the Best Way to Show Textbooks iPads are capable of displaying incredible ebooks featuring images, video and audio. And when there is text, the iPad allows students to highlight text, take notes in the margin and access a dictionary directly within the book itself. Kids Are Ready for Tablets While iPads have been around for just over 14 months, kids have been using smartphones for years and understand touchscreen technology. iPads Can Raise Test Scores iPads Have the Software to Be Competitive Is the iPad a silver bullet?

Babies with iPads 10 Videos You Could Use to Inspire Writing. From the time teachers first viewed The Piano by Aidan Gibbons on a training course, it suddenly became legitimate to use short independent film to inspire writing. Films like the Piano are perfect for lessons as they are often: Emotive and thought-provokingAesthetic - the animation is often captivating and of high qualityShort and therefore easy for children to take in and teachers to build questioning aroundOriginal – as the children have not seen the film before they do not come at the clip with expectations or baggage. I love finding clips which I use with my class as a weekly alternative to class story. Alternatively I use a well-chosen piece as part of our literacy work for a way into poetry or story writing. I have also found that embedding a clip on our class blog has led to some excellent review writing. Though I have watched these myself and feel they are appropriate to use in class, I do advise you to watch any of these clips all the way through and make up your own mind.

My Guide to iPad Deployment in School Almost two years ago to the day, I wrote a post, “The iPad: Why Teachers Should Care.” Flash forward to today, both of the schools I work at have purchased one iPad for each classroom. Although I’ve already mastered how to manage all the iDevices in my personal household, learning to manage iPads in an institutional environment involved a bit more learning due to the complexities of software licensing and the necessity to keep institutional accounts separate from personal ones. School Accounts You’ll Need: 1. To repeat, you deposit gift cards into the VPP account and then redeem the download codes you receive through your school’s Apple ID. Although you buy 20 codes, you really only redeem one of the codes. We do not share any of the passwords for these accounts with the teachers at our school. Personal Accounts You Should and Shouldn’t Use Some schools do not allow teachers to install their own apps on the school iPads. Setting Up the iPads iPad Apps in Folders What’s in a Name? Update