"iMovie has made a surge into classroom instruction, in part because of the rapid growth in the field of digital video and partly because of Apple`s superior software design that offers tremendous ease for the user. I am pretty sure many of you have already tried iMovie in a way or another but today I want to share with you some tips of how to use this powerful tool with your students to enhance their learning."
Ebooks are all the rage these days, and your iPad is a perfect device for reading them. Textbooks, too, are becoming de riguer for many students in college and even high school, as educators, schools, and publishers find a greater demand for electronic instructional materials.
But studying from a book requires interacting with the text at a greater level than just reading it, of course, as students need to keep track of specific passages, or comment on them as they relate to their learning or lecture notes. Most eReading apps, like Nook and Kindle, have these features as well, but iBooks definitely has the most well designed, so let’s take a look at how to use it to study with your electronic books."
I made a series of posters that I often hang around the room when I facilitate workshops. It's fun for participants to get up and scan them at break time. Each poster features a quote about education or technology .
Listly List - Student-Created iBooks & eBooks - iTunes - Books - Jacob's Angle by Dave Brown & Stuart Hunnable, iTunes - Books - Peter and Amy Go On a Picnic by Sara Lissa Paulson & PS 347's Kindergarten class K-207, iTunes - Books - Peter Goes On...
"A brief introduction to Book Creator. It includes how to add text, image/video, sound recordings, hotspots. It also shows how to import an already existing Book Creator epub in to Book Creator from a location such as Dropbox."
Authentic learning is a vital part of education in the 21st Century. The list of 10 characteristics below are a very useful for any teacher who wishes to ensure that authentic learning is supported in their classroom.
When a developer creates an app, they have an option of whether to participate in Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. If they check the box, that means their app is available to schools for bulk purchasing at a 50% discount.
"On the iPad, the ‘Print’ option doesn’t have a PDF export option. This is where the Universal app Web to PDF comes in handy. Upon launching, you are presented with a Web browser to go to the page you need a PDF of. Browse to a Web page and choose the button at the bottom right of the screen, “Create PDF”. The resulting PDF is a great way to read a Web page later when offline too!"