Last year, Hattiesburg Public School District (HPSD) in Mississippi embarked on its 1:1 digital journey, dubbed the “Individualized Interactive Instructional Technology Initiative.” The goal was to provide individualized, personalized, and more interactive instruction. Going 1:1 has its benefits wh
The latest versions of iOS for iPad include a great multitasking feature called Split View, which, much as it sounds, allows users to split the screen on the iPad between two active apps side-by-side. iPad and iPad Pro users can adjust the size of each app panel or have them take up an equal amount of space, enabling users to essentially use two apps at the same time.
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This case study examined student satisfaction with Apple iPad technology in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. The iPad proved effective in student recruitment and engaging students in active learning. Although technical issues diminished its effectiveness as a teaching tool, these needs prompted important changes in network management at the institution. Overall, the adoption of iPads enhanced the students’ educational experience.
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
"iOS 9.3 may be Apple's most targeted release yet. While there are sure to be bug fixes, performance enhancements and other random feature updates, it appears the biggest changes will be all geared toward education.
"Apple offered a sneak peek at the upcoming version of iOS in a new web page. It states, "With the iOS 9.3 beta, you’ll find a preview of new features that will make it even easier for schools to put devices where they’ll have the greatest impact — in the hands of students."
What effect do digital devices have on our digital brains? To uncover the influence on learning of using digital tablets for reading, the Coast Guard Leadership Development Center conducted an experiment to ascertain differences in recall and comprehension between tablet and paper readers.
"Bloom’s digital taxonomy puts ‘creating’ at the top of the thinking pyramid followed by evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering. As an important 21t century skill, creating engages learners in a wide variety of cognitive processes and boost their power of imagination in ways that benefit them in their intellectual growth. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some of our favourite iPad apps you can use with students to enhance their creative capabilities. "
iOS 9 is the newest release of Apple’s operating system. iOS 9 comes with a bunch of powerful features and enhancements to improve your productivity and performance.We have been experimenting with some of the features embedded in this update and decided to share with what we think are the best things in iOS 9 for us in education.
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.”
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