iLearn - Creating Learning With iPads In The Classroom

By Arthur Preston | A collection of resources, tools and thinking for those teachers wanting to use iPads as a tool for teaching and learning in their classroom.

Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer. Student competencies that allow for deep learning include cognitive reasoning and problem …


Five iPad Apps That Help Students Learn Programming Basics

Even if your students are never going to become professional app developers, learning the fundamentals of programming can be helpful in understanding …


10 Tips For Smarter iPad Use In The Classroom


iPad Use Helps Teachers in Math Instruction, Study Finds

A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and …


What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

Two educators put the research to the test. When (and how) are iPads most effective?Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained …


Resources for Using iPads in Grades 6-8

Resources by Topic:<p>There are many resources from Edutopia and across the web for middle school teachers who are integrating iPads in their …

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Creating An iPad Workflow For Teachers, Students, And Parents


A Full Year of 1:1 iPads

Whilst we embarked on the 1:1 iPad journey in July of 2014, we have now come to the end of our first full year with 1:1 iPads in our classes. What an …

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iPad teaching is NOT about iPads

<b>Priority no.1 ?</b><p>I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a <b>teacher’s first priority when the</b> …


iPad Classroom Visit Look-Fors

I think we would all agree that a classroom with iPads looks and functions very differently than a classroom without iPads. While many administrators …


How to Take Awesome Notes on an iPad

It turned out a bit messier than I wanted but I still like it:


Download the FREE set of iPad Art Room Books

NEW RELEASE!Download my brand new multitouch book <br>More iPad Art: Lessons, Apps and Ideas for the iPad in Visual Art…it’s a ‘bestseller’ on the iBooks …


How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads

How to Use Green Screen Effects on iPads<p>Making Movies Magical<p>These days, very little comes out of Hollywood without special effects that have been …

Worksheets vs. iPads - The Surprising Truth

Reblogged from Mrs.Wideen's Blog Kristen Wideen teaches 2nd Grade in Windsor, Ontario Canada and is an Apple Distinguished Educator<br>Photo taken by …


6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling

May 18, 2015<br>Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers …

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Myth vs. Reality in a 1:1 Classroom

<i>Editor's note: Karla Evers, an English teacher at Grafton High School (Grafton, Massachusetts) co-authored this post.</i><p>Four years ago, I was part of a …

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Educational Leadership:Teaching with Mobile Tech:How to Transform Teaching with Tablets

Over the past four years, we at EdTechTeacher have seen an incredible surge in another type of technology in schools: the tablet computer. Led by …


Tips for Using iPads in the Classroom

While for some teachers, iPads in the classroom are already a familiar part of everyday life, as of Pearson’s 2014 Student Mobile Device Survey, only …


8 mistakes teachers make when integrating iPads in the classroom

Integrating iPads into the classroom is a learning curve – whether you are a seasoned pro adjusting to the new iOS update or brand new to using iPads …

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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

Students at Hillview Elementary School use iPads in math class.As schools across the country consider which devices to invest in, they must first …



<b>By Matt Levinson</b><p>As the school year heads into the final days and weeks, now’s the perfect opportunity to gather feedback from students about their …


The iPad as a Tool for Creation to Strengthen Learning

<b>By Justin Reich</b>Imagine walking up to a stream. On the far side lies our ideal learning environment — student-centric, inquiry-based, resource-rich — …


Building Early Literacy Skills With iPads

<i>Reading without reflecting is like eating without digesting -Edmund Burke</i>I am on spring break this week. It has been such a luxury to linger over …


Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

<b>Are you still trying to fight for iPads in your school?</b><p>Many obstacles that iPad cynics attempt to put in place when discussing a roll-out are based …

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Editor's Choice: The Best Educational Apps For iPad In 2014


How To Use An iPad To Add Voice Comments To Grading


7 Effective Ways to Use iPad In Your Teaching

March 27, 2015<br>You have probably already used iPad on your lessons before, and you know that children love everything connected with modern …



<b>By Sam Gliksman</b><p><i>The following is the first of a series of excerpts from Gliksman’s book iPad in Education for Dummies.</i><p>The digital aspect of …

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