"iBooks Author is a powerful tool for creating interactive textbooks for your students. Whether you work together as a class to gather content or simply curate resources to share with a class, the possibilities are endless.
If you’re looking to check out high quality content that is designed for the iPad, you’ll want to download E.O. Wilson’s set of interactive biology textbooks. You’ll see just how powerful an interactive textbook can be! These iBooks might supplement your science curriculum or just inspire you to dive into iBooks Author to create your own."
“ PixiClip is a great choice for teachers and students looking for a way to capture their doodles. This online interactive whiteboard works in any web browser. On an iPad you can capture your writi...”
Via John Evans
“ Managing tablets as learning tools in the classroom is not easy, especially when many kids use them largely as toys outside of school, if they have access to a tablet in their home environment. Here are some ideas on how to develop smart habits for class.”
Via Marian Royal Vigil, Karen Bonanno
You’ve heard “collaboration” repeatedly referenced as an important 21st century skill. With built-in interfaces for connectivity, mobile devices such as iPads offer a wide variety of alternatives for people wanting to connect and work together. Collaboration can take many forms in an educational context and you may want to consider different tools depending on your specific objectives. Here’s a list of some common collaborative activities and the tools and apps you might want to consider for each one.
Via Sam Gliksman
32 million people watched the Season 3 World Championships for the video game League of Legends this year. 8.5 million of those people watched at the same time. To put that in perspective, 13 million people watch a typical NFL game on Sunday. Last years’ World Series drew 18 million viewers. 8.5 million viewers at …
“ ThinkWrite is publishing a series of guides that provide background knowledge and assistance for a variety of aspects of implementing an iPad program in a school or district. The guides are adapted...”
Via Adelina Moura
"There was much buzz surrounding Apple’s latest initiative. In early January 2012, blogs buzzed and twitter tremored with anticipation, not so much because there was specific information expected, but because it was Apple. And Apple is, after all, Justin Beiber in a turtleneck."
"I just received an email from one of the readers of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning asking about some good iPad apps for creating citations and bibliographies. I have gone through my archive and compiled the short list below. Enjoy"
Via John Evans