February 1, 2012

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (1/23)

iPadEdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland maintain a Diigo Group full of iPad resources. The list below represents their finds for the week of January 23, 2012. This week’s list features classroom examples, blog entries, and articles related to successful iPad integration into the curriculum.

Transforming Classroom Practice with iPad Content Integration – YouTube
This is a video of a webinar given at the Reform Symposium in July 2011. The speaker gives ideas about best practices for integrating iPads into the classroom

Tags: ipad, education, classroom, practice

Teaching like it’s 2999: A Sync-y Situation…
This post from Ms. Magiera’s Technology in Education Blog describes the challenges and lessons-learned surrounding setting up an iPad cart.

Tags: sync, ipads

Teaching like it’s 2999: Quick iPad Management Tips!
Another blog post from Ms. Maiera’s Technology in Education Blog, this one provides some essential iPad management strategies.

What It’s Like To Actually Deploy iPads In Classrooms | Edudemic
From cart unboxing to management and deployment, this blog post from Edudemic walks through the process.

Teaching like it’s 2999: Some iPad Management Tips, Part 2!
As a follow up to Ms. Magiera’s initial post, this one offers additional suggestions for iPad management such as color-coded cases, creating apps folders, and using Dropbox.

Tags: management, iPad

Teaching like it’s 2999: It’s an Interactive Whiteboard! It’s a Doc Cam! It’s… Apple TV!
The many uses of Apple TV in an iPad classroom all described in one blog post. From document camera, to interactive whiteboard, Ms. Magiara describes how one device can fulfill multiple rolls.

Tags: management, iPad

Education Week Teacher: Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps
A great article from Education Week that describes how one educator transformed her classroom with iPads.

Tags: technology, ipad, education

With this free app, you can now access Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files on your iPad if you also have a Dropbox account.

Tags: ipad, apps, technology

Teaching like it’s 2999: Secrets to Successful EdTech Rollouts (as I see it)
This blog post highlights the need for effective, sustained professional development in order to launch a successful iPad program.