Gradually Releasing Responsibility Using iPads in Early Reading
In this article in The Reading Teacher, Laura Northrop (University of Pittsburgh) and Erin Killeen (Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools, Ohio) note that there are plenty of jazzy early-literacy apps for iPads.
Customising the iPad to accommodate the needs of diverse learners For students with diverse learning needs including students with special education needs, students with learning and literacy difficulties...
Earlier this month I wrote a glowing review of the Book Creator iPad app. Book Creator allows you to create narrated books on your iPad. Today, Book Creator 2.4 was releasedwith some nice new tools.
The latest version of Book Creator allows you to combine books that you have created using the app. In fact, you can even combine books from multiple iPads. What this means is that you could have students work on the creation of a book together from separate iPads. Have each student work on a chapter then combine all of the chapters into one book. Click here for complete directions on combining books
Want to create your own interactive eBook for the iPad? It's actually really simple using the iBooks Author program that Apple provides for free! Writing eBooks has so many awesome business applications and benefits.
Slate Magazine The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom Slate Magazine As part of a tour to talk about my book, Screen Time, I was treated to three days of visits to nearly a dozen classrooms at the Zurich International School, a private school...
Cleaning a touchscreen is simple. You don’t need a special cleaning kit or cleaning solution to safely clean your tablet or smartphone’s touchscreen – you can do it with materials you probably have on hand.
Now that everyone has access to iOS 6, we thought we should show off one of the most under rated features – Shared Photo Stream. Today I’ll walk you through how to set up, and share a Photo Stream. Plus we’ll talk about all the pros and cons.