"When the gift-giving season for 2011 came around, the dreaded word ‘iPad’ appeared on the wishlist of nearly half the children in America. Parents across the country feared that the expensive handheld would become just another video game console tossed in the toybox. Now, while the flashy graphics and wide array of entertainment apps can paint that sort of picture, many app designers are actually tending toward interactive learning tools for their younger users. Was this portable PC really designed with education in mind?"
Apps on multi-touch devices like the iPad or Android smartphones have the potential to revolutionize early childhood education, and help build a stronger foundation for lifelong learning in the 21st century.
"Every Thursday the Featured area of the iPad App Store gets a refresh and adds some new and often topical featured sections. This week one of these is titled ‘Education Collections’ and it’s one of the best and most complete sections of this type that I’ve seen."
On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that the adoption of the iPad by educational institutions was "unlike anything I've seen in technology." It's not just a cheaper iPad 2 that's driving record K-12 iPad sales, but Apple's total education apps...
For a limited time, the eNotebook note taking app for the iPad is available at a discount of over 60% on iTunes. | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
When The Westside School decided to grow its established primary school into a leading middle school program, parents, teachers, students and administrators mapped out an integrated project-based le...
These are my favorite apps for demonstration projects and presentations. Click on the icon or the link to connect to the iTunes Store. HINT: I use many of these apps with screenshots taken from what we are studying. To take a screenshot on an Apple device, hit the home button and the on/off button at the same time and the device will automatically capture whatever is showing on your app’s screen. Need a photo of Abe Lincoln? Google it, zoom and frame it so it fits the entire screen, then take your screenshot. You can now import it as a photo into most of the apps below.
Provides meaningful feedback and data-driven reportsRedlands, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 Digital Edge Learning announced the release of digiCOACH, an iPad app-based formative coaching system for K-12 school administrators and instructional leaders.
The list of AirPrint enabled printers is growing but many of us just don't have one. Several app developers have jumped in to fill that void and in doing so, offer features way above and beyond simple printing from your iPad. And if you think this is only about paper based printing then think again. We'll also look at virtual printers for delivering content from an iPad to other computers, people and applications.
Redditor GrandHarbler is a musician and music teacher. He took to the popular social news sharing site today to start a conversation about how the iPad has improved his own practice, teaching, and music learning workflow.
"Yesterday was technically the first day of the Olympics. The opening ceremony doesn’t take place until Friday night, but the Men’s and Women’s Soccer events went out live on Wednesday morning and throughout the day. If you want to catch every moment of the action, check out this list of apps for live and simulcast streaming of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London."
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