Tag: ipad

One iPad per classroom

The “One iPad” Classroom: If you have been allocated just one iPad for your classroom then you have very different issues to 1-to-1 classrooms as the iPad is not designed as a shared device. But don’t despair! There are apps for that! Via: @iPadWells via @WiredEducator Read more →

Using an iPad with your reading workshop

How Technology Can Support and Enhance Your Reading Workshop writes: As with most of my planning, I started with the end in mind. I thought to myself, “What if students could jot their thinking down, in real time, and receive feedback without interrupting the workshop?” Even if they didn’t receive feedback in the moment, could they at least jot their… Read more →

iPads for all

A School’s iPad Initiative Brings Optimism And Skepticism One of California’s poorest school districts, the Coachella Valley Unified southeast of Los Angeles, is currently rolling out iPads to every student, pre-kindergarten through high school. It’s an ambitious effort that administrators and parents hope will transform how kids learn, boost achievement and narrow the digital divide with wealthier districts. But, as… Read more →

Follow and backchannel the Apple event today

I’ve set up an IRC bot to feed MacRumorsLive Twitter account into the #eduk8me IRC channel on Freenode. You can use the web client or any IRC client to connect to the #eduk8me channel on Freenode. (I’m at the Ohio ITSCO Leadership Symposium, so I don’t know how much time I’ll have to join. 🙁 ) Read more →

iPads and reluctant writers

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: iPadifying the Writing Workshop – Part 1 “One of my students,” shared the 5th grade teacher whom I was interviewing for a podcast, “has trouble filling up the page. He just can’t do it. It’s too much. But, when writing on the iPad, using the on-screen keyboard, he can. He can type a few words at a… Read more →

Six months too young for the iPad?

Discovering That Your 18-Month-Old Is Using an iPad in Pre-School On a recent summer day in Nashville, Kara Teising opened her Facebook page for a lunchtime scroll through her timeline when she discovered a photo posted by her son’s daycare: an image of her 18-month-old son surrounded by other toddlers, their chubby faces glued to a brightly colored, animated screen… Read more →

Post Apple event 9-10-2013 notes

So the latest Apple event happened. I’m always a little disappointed in them. Maybe I put my expectations too high? Anyway, for schools, the big news is the inclusion of the iWork apps (Pages, Keynote, and Numbers) and two iLife apps (iMovie and iPhoto) now available for free with new purchases. Too bad they didn’t include Garageband, but for schools… Read more →

iPhone 9-10-2013 Event Predictions

Today is the latest Apple iPhone event, a time when the Internet turns to all things Apple. What will probably be announced The next version of the iPhone will probably be announced, the iPhone 5S. Purported to be twice as fast as its predecessor the other redeeming feature will be the availablility of the 5S in a Champagne color. To… Read more →

Pythonista, programming on your iPhone and iPad

Let me show you something that will make you feel young as when the world was new. — Dr. Carol Marcus I feel like a teenager again while playing around with Pythonista (Universal, $6.99), an app for iOS allows you to program in python directly on the device. It reminds me a lot about when I was learning to program… Read more →