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10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program

<b>10 Steps To A Successful School iPad Program</b><p>by <b>Sam Gliksman</b>, Author of <i>iPad in Education for Dummies</i><p>iPads have quickly become a the hottest commodity …

Education Technology

The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel

<b>The Big Picture Of Education Technology: The Padagogy Wheel</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Teaching is a matter of design.<p>That’s not new, but in an era of change …

40+ Fantastic iOS7 Tips & Tricks

I may not speak for everyone–and judging by a bevy of social media comments I’ve see, I don’t–but I’ve really enjoyed iOS 7 thus far. From the moment …

Apps

Mysteries of Apple's iOS 7 … Revealed!

This week’s release of iOS 7 and today’s iPhone 5S and 5C launch in stores mean huge numbers of people have just started using Apple’s latest mobile operating system for the very first time. Much of what they’re finding is equal parts thrilling, annoying—and confusing.<p>Developers (and other …

How To Be A Terrible iPad Teacher

I published this off my site: teachingwithipad.org about a month ago. I hope you enjoy the read. Please leave any comments that may be useful.<b>The</b> …

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Learning

Habits of an effective iPad Teacher

<b>Collaborative World</b><p><b>Canada meets New Zealand</b><br>I’ve recently had a very useful online chat with Steve Lai in Vancouver about not only the skills and …

Apps for Note-Taking With iPads

When students learn to hand-write their notes, they focus on content and organization within a <b>single medium</b> -- paper. They can write in outline form, …

An Interesting Collection of Handy iPad Tips for Teachers and Students

If you have an iPad and you want to get the maximum out of in order to enhance your iPadding experience and improve your productivity on it, the …

What does it mean to be a digital native?

The war between natives and immigrants is ending. The natives have won.<p>It was a bloodless conflict fought not with bullets and spears, but with iPhones and floppy disks. Now the battle between the haves and have-nots can begin.<p>The post-millennial "digital native," a term coined by U.S. author Marc …

Making lectures and lessons more interactive with mQlicker

As the traditional lecture has come increasingly under fire for being completely out of touch with modern teaching and learning methods, there has …

We Need More EdTech, But Less Technology In The Classroom

Technology plays a primary role in my teaching, but I rarely turn on the computer that makes the classroom “smart.”<p>Occasionally, I project the class tweet stream. I am an advocate of Twitter for higher ed. But generally, during class time, I try to avoid mediating my connection with students …

Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology

<b>Adjusting Your Teaching To Increasingly Powerful Technology</b><p>Curiosity is the “complex feeling and cognition that accompanies a desire to learn what is …

Show Me the Showbie! An Easy iPad Workflow Solution

Have you tried Showbie yet? If you have iPads in the classroom, and you’re struggling with how to have students submit assignments, you need to take …

18 iPad uses: How classrooms are benefiting from Apple's tablets

Apple's iPads are quickly becoming a popular and powerful educational tool for classrooms. Beyond the immediate benefit of engaging students, iPads …

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way …

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both …

Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps

Complete Coverage<p>In the fall of 2010, I was awarded a grant that brought 32 iPads to my classroom. I had high hopes that this would revolutionize …

5 Levels Of Technology Integration In Curriculum

The integration of technology in learning is not new.<p>In the 1980s, many schools had fancy calculators, Macintosh computers, and were even teaching …

Education Technology

10 Apps for Documenting Learning

One of the things that really excites me about the iPad is the ability of the students to show their learning. I am not talking about the end product …