Thinner, lighter and faster, that’s what Apple promises in its newest iPad, which also has a new name: the iPad Air. Watch the video below or visit this CNN link for more information. The video below does take a little time to load.
Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts
Red Dragonfly Mathematics Challenge Booklet is an English adaption of a classic Japanese mathematics problem solving book called Math Brain Quiz (Red) by Mr Yasuhiro Hosomizu. It was written by the State of NSW Department of Education and Training in 2010. The main focus of Red Dragonfly is to provide students with higher-level mathematical problems, rather than routine procedural tasks. In addition, it increases opportunities for students to discuss alternative […]
SoundingBoard is a free communication app which allows you to link images with sounds or messages. You can access preloaded boards or create your own. This app is ideal for Special/Adaptive Education and English as an additional language (EAL). It is also ideal for teachers who are wanting to create their own boards based on a desired vocabulary. This app is not currently available in Google Play.
Millie iPad books are great because they are interactive and they include a combination of fictional illustrations and photo images with ‘real life’ video footage of Millie. Meet Millie is free but the other books usually cost about $1.00. I have purchased them all, however, Kathryn recently told me that Millie’s Crazy Dinosaur Adventure and Millie and the Lost Key are currently free. I am not sure how long they […]
“In recognition of the widespread use of iPad in schools and general education, Apple recently released a new “Apps for Teachers” category in the App Store” (Sam Glicksman). To find the category on your iPad: 1. Go to the App Store 2. Select all Categories and then select Education 3. Go to the bottom of the page and there is a list of quick links, select Apps for Teachers. […]
Story Bots is a great iPad app for little people. The free version gives you three songs to play. Songs include Mary Had a Little Lamb, Row Your Boat and This Old Man. If you upgrade the app is based on a membership of $4.99 per month for 11 songs (personally I think this is very expensive) however the free version is great fun! There is also great free online […]
This is a great iPad app which normally costs $2.99. Download it today for FREE! You will need to be quick though.
The Slide Share presentation combines several samples of presentations/training sessions into one. The apps are hyper linked to iTunes for download. I hope you like it. iPad apps K-Y2 presntation example by J Villis from Joanne Villis
I have shared one of my iPad training presentations online through Slide Share. You can view the presentation below. Please note, it is not word heavy as I talk about the apps, demonstrate the apps and then give ideas for practical applications for classroom use. If the first video link does not work here it is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxvyc2RVAyk . I will share one of my iPad training presentations for K-Y2 soon. iPad […]