Mark Willis

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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, …

Students' math scores jumped 20% with iPad textbooks, publisher says

A yearlong pilot program with digital textbooks on Apple's iPad found that students' algebra scores increased by 20 percent when compared to a …

Textbooks

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts.<p>After a yearlong pilot program in California initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the math scores of …

Education Technology

Creating Animations and Video on the iPad using Doceri 2.0

Can I just start with “WOW”!?!I got back from ISTE, overwhelmed with all the new and amazing tools and apps I learned about! Luckily the great folks …

iPad Integration in the Classroom – Training Session | Technology Integration for Math Engagement

Today, provided a new venture in the field of technology integration for me, as I was granted the opportunity to lead a staff development training on …

Free Awesome Math Worksheets for iPad

Today as I was wading through my mail I came across one email from artithmetictoday informing me about an awesome collection of math worksheets for …

Still hacking away at a solution to classroom presentation.  …

Still hacking away at a solution to classroom presentation. My goal is to stop using Whiteboards and skip the Interactive Whiteboards / Projection systems entirely for cost reasons.<p>I was enticed by the iPad/Apple TV practice until I priced out projectors, ceiling mounts, screens, and running AC to the projector (multiplied by all of our classrooms.<p>I began searching for solutions last year and came up with a few online whiteboards, and even tried a few during a math class but the lag time was …

Why AppleTV & iPad beats Interactive Whiteboard….every time.

My school has interactive whiteboards installed in every classroom. This is a fairly recently upgrade. It was just in the last few years that this …

Comprehensive guide to the iMovie app on the iPad for teachers & students

I have updated my guide for iMovie on the iPad. iMovie on the iPad is in many ways a significantly better application than its much larger cousin on …

Five Free iPad Apps for Creating Video Lessons (AKA Flipped Classroom Lessons)

One of the things that I’m often asked about is creating explanatory videos on the iPad. Whether you want to create these videos for students to …