Easily Transfer Third Party Movies To Your iPad - WiredPen We’ve started using the iPad to stream movies to the AppleTV so that we can watch them on the big screen. It’s one thing to stream a show we’ve bought from the iTunes store or a clip off YouTube. Those are very straightforward. But what about other (third party) video files? (1) If you have a DropBox account (and time), you can upload the video file (acceptable file types without additional software: .m4v, .mp4, and .mov). 20 Powerful Google Docs Uses Handout file: Click here (PDF) PowerPoint presentation file: Click here (PDF) FREE Connected Educator Guide: Click here (PDF) IntroductionSharingTeachingManaging filesAssessmentsConclusion Matt Miller (@jmattmiller) is a high school Spanish teacher at Turkey Run High School in Marshall, IN.
5 Ways Video Conferencing Is Bringing Exciting Collaborative Interaction To Teaching and Learning Many of us are familiar with the use of computers, iPads, Smart Boards, and other technological tools in today’s classrooms. One relatively untapped tool for our classrooms is video conferencing. There are so many exciting possibilities that come with being able to see, hear, and communicate with people all over the world from the comfort of your classroom (or wherever you are learning). Image Source: mnn.com Apple publish 'For Education' collection on the App Store Apps, iBooks and iTunes U resources presented in one handy place. Apple recently added a new section to their App Store called ‘For Educators‘. Here, teachers can find resources – apps, guides, iBooks and iTunes U courses which Apple recommends. Tools for teachers
Nearpod Step 1. Go to Nearpod.com to create a Nearpod account. Step 2. Create presentations by logging in to your Nearpod account on your computer and using their web based presentation tools. You can not currently create presentations for Nearpad on the iPad. Step 3. 5 Ways to Increase Your iPhone 5 Battery Life Posted 10/17/2012 at 1:00pm | by Cory Bohon The iPhone 5 is great in pretty much every aspect, but battery life continues to be an issue for some despite its slightly larger battery than the iPhone 4S. While you can't swap out the battery for a larger one, there are 5 simple usage tips that can keep your iPhone 5 running longer than it would otherwise.
3 Edtech Tools You Can Use To Gamify Your Classroom Gamification is one of the buzzwords in education right now, and for a good reason: Gamification is empowering, exciting, and under the right circumstances can be the disruptive innovator many teachers desperately need in order to change the dynamics between knowledge and the learner. There is an explosion of EdTech tools destined to gamify the classroom, most of which are web-based, while others come in the form of an app. Understandably, a teacher might wonder what is the best way to navigate through this sea of new, and subsequently, not thoroughly tested activities and tools. Throughout the school year I tried several game-based platforms with my students. Here are three game-based classroom solutions that helped me transform my fourth grade classroom into a dynamic learning environment. All three tools are completely free.
50 Of The Best Teaching & Learning Apps For 2016 50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 by TeachThought Staff What are the best teaching and learning apps for 2016? That’s a good question this post looks to answer. Every year, we put together a collection of what we believe are the best teaching and learning apps for that year. (Here, for example, is our 2015 version of the list below, where you will notice about half the apps are the same, and half have changed. 65 of the Best iOS Apps From 2014 Another year, another great set of new apps that hit the iOS store. As you unwrap your new iPhone or iPad, get these apps installed on your new device! More of an Android person? Check out 60 of the best Android apps launched in 2014. Workflow