The slideshow features 102 ways to use iPad in the classroom and these tips are relevant for all teachers regardless of the subject matter or content area they teach. Most of these tips if not all are accompanied by links to apps that you can download and use on your iPad, not all of the apps included are free but they are really great.
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
These apps don’t neatly fit into a neat curriculum-based category, yet would still offer a great deal of functionality within a learning-based environment. Several of these are planning and organising apps which suit the iPad’s big screen, whilst others are good for presenting ideas and other work...
This is content creation at its easiest. The touch and swipe environment has been utilised to ensure a quick and easy presentation in next to no time. Select a theme, use your own images or let Haiku Deck present you with a plethora of images from the in-built Creative Commons image search. This is itself great practice to be modelling to students...
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.
iThoughtsHD app is a handy mind mapping application that has been specially designed for iOS devices. One of the biggest advantage of using this application is that it not only allows creating new mind maps but also...
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