"This post is born out of a request for help from someone that I met at the Teacher 2 Teacher conference in Bow Island, Alberta. She was looking for some free online talking storybooks to use in her grade 1 class. I didn't have anything coming to mind right off, so I searched Diigo and my blog archives to find these three places to find and free online talking children's storybooks."
"While the iPad is not the savior for learning–or even mobile learning for that matter, if you use one for five minutes it’s easy to see that it is an amazing piece of hardware.
"We’ve talked about how to use them in a PBL environment. And how to record ideas with them. And even separated ideas for using the iPad in the classroom by complexity. (Or, see ten of our top iPad posts here.)
"But what else can it do? From the whimsical to the interesting, below are 50 things to do on the iPad."
Scrollshow is an iPad application enabling the creation of borderless panoramic presentations as an alternative to the traditional “slide-by-slide”. Very user-friendly, Scrollshow moves the elements of the deck at different speeds along an horizontal axis following the finger’s scroll.
With this innovation, Scrollshow is bringing one of the most spectacular effects of video games and animated movies to presentations - the parallax scrolling.
"iPad is definitely a gadget of huge potential in education. Many schools in the States and Canada are adopting it as a learning tool within their curriculum. Developers have already started creating e-textbooks with enhanced mobile compatibility. More important, there are now several apps that are easy to use and that enable teachers to create their own teaching content to go on iPad.
"Given this growing important of iPad in education, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning deemed it crucial to provide its readers with some of its best guides and posts we have published here during this year. Be it a beginner who has just started using iPad or an advanced user, these guides will definitely help you better understand and use iPad for teaching and learning purposes. Enjoy ::"
iPad: Haiku Deck makes creating beautiful presentations a cinch and a joy, whether you have design skills or not. You can quickly apply new layouts, photo backdrops, and font styles to get the perfect look for your pitch or story.
"When using iPads with students, consider apps which allow students opportunities to create media which demonstrates understanding and lets them show what they know and how they feel. This is a very engaging, challenging, and meaningful way for students to learn and for teachers to understand and assess what their students comprehend."
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