Available this summer, you and your students will soon be able to use SMART Notebook collaborative learning software on your personal or school-owned iPads with our upcoming release of the SMART Notebook app for iPad. This convenient new app enables a seamless transition between whole-class, small-group and personalized learning, allowing you to enjoy the engaging lesson materials of SMART Notebook software anywhere and at anytime.
The past few months have indeed seen a surge of AirPlay-compatible desktop utilities and apps that take advantage of Apple’s technology for audio and video streaming. From games enhanced with AirPlay to enable new controls and interactions, to several desktop utilities that are now connecting Macs and Apple TVs with AirPlay, there’s plenty of options out there to beam images and audio to devices running iOS or OS X.
After the excitement of just having an iPad in your classroom fades a bit, it's time to make it truly make an impact in your daily lessons. Take a look at some of these ideas that Lisa Johnson has collected.
The iPad is a truly great platform for writing. With the option of the iPad's on-screen virtual keyboard, or physical keyboards (such as the Apple Wireless Keyboard, or the iPad Dock Keyboard), iPad owners can quite easily type on their iPad as if it were a computer. But, which apps should you use as your portable word processor? Read our AppGuide on the "best word processing apps," and discover which we think are worth checking out ...
A channel dedicated to instruction videos of useful apps for education...I hope to create my own set of instructional video on the iPad as our school district implements there use. Be sure to check out http://www.k12techapps.com
This is a great tool if your school district uses Macs along with iPad2s. One of the major issues people have with their iPads and Apple TVs are getting them on the same wireless network. This seems to be a great setup and easy to use for multiple users in the room.
After working with Keynote on the iPad for the last month, I've come up with five presentation tips I want to share with you. Used properly, and in a situation that allows it to play its strengths, the iPad can be an effective presentation tool.
ShowMe is a free iPad app that allows teachers and students to both teach (via its simple interactive whiteboard recording feature) and also learn via its ever-growing library of quality educational videos from teachers around the world.
Paint FX is a universal iOS photo-editing app that is particularly powerful and fun to use on an iPad, where you are able to adjust an entire photo or just portions of it. Read this blog post by Matt Elliott on How To.