Read a sample or download A Guide to the iPad in Primary Education by Adam Foster with iBooks. (RT @iPadTeachers: A Guide to the iPad in Primary Education now available. over 40 minutes of video tutorials.
"I have had the privilege of being able to plough new ground in my classroom with a class set of iPads. I now have over a year of experience in using them with my students everyday. Over that time I have had alot of trial, error and troubleshooting. But now into my second year I have the benefit of being familiar with iPads strengths and weaknesses. All of the apps in my list of 15 Ways to Use an iPad are ones that I have used with students."
"In this excellent 3 part article series, Principal David Mahaley shares lessons learned from the 1:1 iPad program that he has overseen in his role as Principle of The Franklin Academy. David has written several excellent articles for EmergingEdTech, and is the author of the eBook Teaching and Sharing with the iPad: Instructor Quick Guide. I am delighted to publish this series of posts in which he shares the perspective of the Administrator, the Teacher, and the Student, after nearly 3 years of experience with integrating the iPad into the Academy’s curricula. – KW"
"iMove is a powerful creative tool for teaching and learning. You can use it for a myriad of applications, such as digital storytelling, narrative, documenting experiences, reflecting on learning…and so much more. But if you have never used film making apps before, it can be difficult to know where to start. The important thing is to give it a go – you’ll see that it really doesn’t have to be hard. iMovie has some great features that will have you producing your own work in a few minutes. There is one warning, though – making movies can be addictive!"
"The power of the iPad as a tool for creating varied high-quality multimedia content is extremely useful in the classroom and with the app Creative Book Builder by Tiger Ng it has been possible to easily create instructional and explanation texts with video content. This app allowed pupils to have access to a video instruction manual during a design technology project. The app Touch App Creator also developed by Tiger Ng allows this technique to be taken a step further allowing books to be published online and easily hosted on Google Drive. This blog post explores the potential of this app and the way it can be combined with other powerful apps such as Explain Everything."
The Wordflex Touch Dictionary formerly Twig Touch Dictionary is the next step in the evolution of the English dictionary Developed exclusively for iPad – in association with the Oxford University Press – this fun fascinating app offers the first truly...
"eBooks should’ve been a game-changing technology.
The idea was simple enough: no longer did you need to travel to the library to wade through rows and stacks and floors and buildings and card catalogs only to wag home only as much as you could carry."
"In what follows, I'd like to offer you a mixed lucky-packet of apps I have discovered since. What melts the whole sticky mass together is that most of them are focused on creative content generation. And they're fun and easy to use. And highly lickable. I love using these apps and recommend all of them. As always, though, please check out the pricing, reviews and ratings on the app store and decide for yourself before you download them."
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