Burlington High School (MA) Principal Patrick Larkin filmed the Burlington High School football team as it scored the first touchdown of the season last fall. He was not using a typical video camera; he was using an Apple iPad.
iPad is a cool versatile tool that has a huge potential in education. It is widely believed that iPad has started tranforming the face of education and revolutionizng modes of learning. Results coming out of pilot studies on the integration of iPads in the classroom seem to be promising.
Any list of "Best Apps for Teachers" quickly gets superseded in the new releases of apps. More and more apps each week are being released to assist teachers. Some of these are simple apps that perform single tasks exceptional well while others transform the way that we present in a classroom. Here are another 10 that might help to make the classroom a place of contemporary learning.
I have been thinking of buying a keyboard for a long time now. I am fairly fast at typing on the iPad but there are still times that I would like to have a physical keyboard…to be able to feel the keys on my fingers.
Over the past year I have written half of my blog posts on my iPad using Blogsy and have grown very fond of QuickOffice Pro HD. For these apps a dedicated physical keyboard is much more efficient.
iOS for iPad includes a nice feature that lets you triple-click the Home button to toggle ‘White on Black’ screen mode. If you haven’t used White on Black before it essentially inverts the screen, which makes reading at night or in low light conditions less harsh on the eyes.
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