Even though tablet purchases are on the rise among college students, most of them still prefer to use laptops for learning. At the same time, overwhelming majorities of students believe tablets will serve more and more educational functions in the future.
Join Cathy Hunt and learn how to infuse your classrooms with engaging, creative tasks for 21st century learning! iPads are powerful tools, but do you know how to integrate digital tasks and mix paint and pixels in your classroom? These inspirational workshops will give you powerful lesson seeds, apps and ideas to ﬁre up your students’ creativity, enhance divergent thinking and improve visual literacy. And you’ll have a lot of fun in this hands-on session where you create and play to learn!
“ Below is a selection of some of the best iPad apps we have reviewed in the last couple of years. These apps are particularly curated for student researchers and academics. They provide a wide variety of features geared towards helping you with your research papers and enhancing your academic productivity. Check them out below and share with your colleagues.”
So, you have actually obtained an iPad and it’s beginning to get a little sluggish on you. Quit me if this sound familiar- first, you do your ideal to maximize as significantly storage space as you can collect by erasing old, unused apps. Next off, you determine to unload your photo collection and information to iCloud, or whatever other preferred cloud service you choose. Still not enough? While these are really user-friendly, and also helpful actions, there are still a couple of added approaches available to you to bring your iPad back to life and make it seem like it’s a newer device once more. In no particular order …
Apple is preparing a significant upgrade to its iTunes U educational catalog on Thursday to help teachers communicate with students, handle homework and incorporate educational apps into their course materials.
What started out in 2007 as a repository within iTunes for university video lectures has expanded into a suite of content and apps for students and teachers.
DIY Lake Science is a relatively new iPad app from the Lawrence Hall of Science. The free iPad app is designed to help students learn about lake ecosystems. In the app students will find a small simulation of a lake ecosystem. Students can change the depth of the lake, the temperature, and the general climate around the lake to learn how those changes alter the ecosystem. After using the simulation students can learn more about lake ecosystems in the DIY Lake Science video library.
Lynn University also introduces a digital publishing platform.
ipad-universityLynn University is launching an iPad-powered online bachelor’s degree program, which will be called iLynn.
“Technology has enabled us to reimagine college,” said Lynn President Kevin M. Ross. “We have been using iPads on our campus to improve student engagement and reduce the cost of traditional textbooks by up to 95 percent. Now, we are excited to announce that we are using that same mobile technology in our iLynn program to reduce the cost of tuition by 20 percent.”
Today we revisited the iPad list of music apps we shared last year and wanted to add some interesting new apps to it. While some of these apps are totally free others like NotateMe is really pricy. Browse through the titles listed below and see which ones you want to use in your music class. Enjoy
"Finding interesting ways to evaluate, reflect and report on work and projects can be tricky. Many students struggle to engage with the reflection properly as it is often a dry, unentertaining end to any unit or project. But that’s where the Green Screen App can help. (How-to help sheet below)
People don’t learn from experience. People learn when reflecting on experience. People learn more when they can witness their own reflection."
Code and programming may not be the most important topics on the planet but it is an area of study that sufferers two major problems. one: an industry with millions of unfilled job positions and two: a world where not enough teachers feel confident to run programming projects. The iPad can offer a solution in these situations.
In September 2013, the Alliance College-Ready Public School charter school network in Southern California diligently prepared to deploy over 10,000 mobile devices to students and teachers in response to the new California Common Core State Standards and fresh online testing platform. Home office sta
Part of the magic of the magic of the iPad are all the great apps that can turn them into so much more than a tablet. With the maker movement in schools in full force across the country, it seems like students everywhere are excited and interested in learning about programming, electronics, robotics, and more. When apps can help them make and learn, all the better.
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