“ I bought my iPad about eighteen months ago. I have said it before, and will say it again: it has changed my life! As an eLearning leader, one of the most common complaints I receive from staff is t...”
Vidyo, a screen recording utility for iPhone and iPad available at $4.99 on the App Store, seems like one of those apps that will soon be removed by Apple. By simulating an AirPlay Mirroring connection to the app itself, Vidyo allows you to capture your device's screen even when you're not using the app – […]
“ It's been about three years since I posted my original list of iPad apps teachers can actually use. Since then I have compiled a few other app lists: Chess Apps to Improve Your Game and Your Mind Creativity Apps Critical Thinking Apps Earth Science and Geography Apps But I do think it's time I update my original post. Or at least added to it. Most of the apps and tools on the original list are still around, but there are a whole lot more that are useful.”
6 Great Websites for Educators Using iPads in the Classroom - GAGGLE.NET | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...Despite news of Chromebooks surpassing iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools, iPads continue to play a very important role in K-12 education. It’s increasingly become more common for students to come to school with their own iPads, while other schools are implementing successful 1:1 programs.
The goal of any device should be to fade into the background, allowing learning to always be in the forefront. Tailoring your curriculum to include devices such as iPads can have a positive impact on student engagement in the classroom and continued learning outside the classroom. When iPads are integrated effectively, the outcomes can be amazing. Bookmark these websites for some great tips.
If recent predictions are to be believed, the podcasting scene will explode in 2016. For me, that's great to hear because I am a big fan of podcasts, but it is also great news for teachers who are looking for new ways for their students to communicate their ideas and reach a global audience. So,…
The latest versions of iOS for iPad include a great multitasking feature called Split View, which, much as it sounds, allows users to split the screen on the iPad between two active apps side-by-side. iPad and iPad Pro users can adjust the size of each app panel or have them take up an equal amount of space, enabling users to essentially use two apps at the same time.
Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week. Check out all out picks below and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.
This week’s pick is PDF to Word by Cometdocs.com Inc. PDF to Word is an application that makes it possible to turn all your PDF texts, forms and tables into editable Microsoft Word documents. Once you import and open your PDF from within the app it is sent to servers that quickly convert the document. Off-site conversion is necessary for two reasons–to keep your device from being slowed down by the process, and to allow for quick conversion on dedicated servers. When the process is complete, the new file is downloaded to you iPad.
With businesses spread far and wide nowadays, a lot of iPad collaboration software has cropped up, designed to help manage the logistics and work on projects with others wherever you are. Some cloud-based collaboration applications have iPad apps, while others that don’t have web clients that work well on iOS. These collaboration apps for iPad also help streamline and simplify teamwork on a global scale to improve efficiency and communication. You’ll find that most tools require a subscription to get the most out of the collaboration features available but some also offer free apps for iOS with limitations imposed depending on the account you’ve signed up for Here are 6 of the best iPad collaboration tools to make managing mobile work forces a lot easier.
Robots are everywhere, they open our garage doors, vacuum our floors and if you are lucky they even park your car. Until recently there weren’t many robots in the classroom and now I couldn’t imagine approaching STEM without them. Using the Sphero robots in my after school programming club has opened my eyes to both what can be taught using simple robots and how to do it. I want to share with you some tools and tips for teaching with robots.
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