Haiku Deck, a free iPad app, is a completely new kind of presentation software designed to make your slides stunning. Whether you are pitching an idea, teaching a lesson, delivering a keynote, or igniting a movement, Haiku Deck makes presentations simple, beautiful, and fun.
When Kevin Beverley was in his mid-thirties, he was attacked and beaten in an unprovoked fight. His injuries were so severe that he was left paralyzed on the right side of his body and he hasn’t been able to speak for 20 years.
Do you remember the first time you came face-to-face with the Periodic Table of the Elements? Was it exciting? Daunting? Maybe a little boring? We’ve selected a range of iPad apps that teach the periodic table to a number of age ranges.
What is Dyslexia ? Dyslexia is a specific type of language-based disability that is caused by a defect of some sort in the way the brain processes graphic symbols. Dyslexic people experience severe difficulties with reading, writing, listening and spelling.However, dyslexia is only a language related disorder and does not arise from any a developmental disability or physical limitation.
Lets compare these two devices in terms of function, cost, and extras. I will look at what the devices do similarily, how much the average cost is for the devices, and what other advantages one tool might have over the other, and then you decide!
The tiny French-Canadian startup EXOPC wowed the crowds of the Consumer Electronics Show in 2012 with its prototype for the EXODesk, a table-sized multitouch tablet that cost just over $1,000. (You can check out photos and video the prototype here; the real thing is featured in the YouTube video below). In the year since, the company has changed its name to EXO U, added staff and signed a deal to ship 25 of its EXODesks to the Latin American country Panama, where its first futuristic classroom is being prepped for the start of the semester in March.
Write to Read is an educational iPad app that helps young kids, ages 3-10, hone their reading skills through writing, specifically story creation. The Write to Read experience is based on the idea of ‘learning to read by writing’ and ‘writing and discovering’ where the child uses his current level of written language abilities to create text to accompany pictures taken with the iPad camera.
There are times when this connectivity is lost or when WiFi is not picked up or when you are in the woods with no cellular service, in cases such as these, does your iPad have any value any more ? Jeff Dumm has the answer for this. He had diligently worked on the graphic below to share with us what we can do with our iPads when there is no connectivity
To create a narrated picture book on Story Creator start by inserting a picture as your book’s cover. To create a page just tap the “+” icon and import a picture, draw a picture, type some text, or do all three. After completing one or all three of those previous actions tap the microphone icon to record your narration. After making your recording you can quickly adjust it so that each word of text is highlighted to match the timing of your narration.
he Haiku Deck blog has a post containing five examples of using Haiku Deck in school. That post contains a link to Haiku Deck's Education Case Studies Pinterest board. That board currently contains 76 examples of Haiku Deck being used by students and teachers.
If you are new to the iPad, or maybe you’re just not tech savvy, there may be some things about your touchscreen tablet that you don’t know about. That’s why we are here to help. Last week, we gave you some helpful hints on using the iPad’s keyboard.
The AppVentures iPad Play Case is an easy-to-fit case that snaps over your iPad and turns it into a playhouse for your firefighter or doll figure. When you purchase the Play Case, you’ll get one figure with a scannable QR code that can be used with the compatible $0.99 iDollhouse or iFirefighter app. When you scan the figure, it will be virtually transported to the app so you can interact with your iPad and your playhouse.
Penultimate provides a place for you to hand-write notes on your iPad. The app allows you to create multiple notebooks with multiple pages in each. You can change the color and size of the pen strokes that are created when you write in your notebooks.
Are you planning to use iPad in your teaching this year ? Are you still looking for resources to help you with the implementation of this mobile device in your classroom? I know those first steps can sometimes be extremely hard particulalry in regard to a piece of technology that is still relatively new in education. You might also have problems convincing your school staff about the importance of iPad in yur teaching. You need to have solid ground to stand on and to do this you need to have recourse to the different educational resources you can put your hands on. Fortunately this modest blog can provide you with a head start into the world of' ' iPadology '.
Having accumulated a modest experience in dealing with educational iPad apps, we deem it important that we share with you some of the learning goals you should keep in mind when using iPad with your students. We have particularly associated sets of educational iPad apps with each learning goal to make it easier for you to achieve the targeted goal.