Tag Archives: IPad

The iPad as a Tool For Education – a case study

  English: iPads offer a variety of software (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This case study focuses on the implementation of an an iPad programme, at Longfield Academy in Kent (UK). Longfield Academy is a mixed secondary school for students aged 11 … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in the classroom…sound odd to you?

The iPad on a table in the Apple case (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have just finished reading a post (and comments) that was recommended by Greg Carroll, and found it a thought-provoking read: Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old … Continue reading

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Publishing a book made easy as ABC…but there’s a hitch or two

Nick Billowes shared this via email today, and, while I have some reservations (see below), I can see why he’s excited by the potential. Nick posted: “I have seen the future… well a small glimpse of a small part anyway! Now I … Continue reading

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Equipping lecturers for the iRevolution: iPads in action

Image via WikipediaJames Oldfield presented on a project that both he and Thom Cochrane have been working on at Unitec. James started with a bit of an overview of the background to the project, especially around the question “what is … Continue reading

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Apple tools Smacdown – some inspiring ideas?

Image via Wikipedia The session started in a lively fashion, and the folk facilitating were certainly enthusiastic. To get a good idea of the smacdown you can visit the site here. Overall, the idea is that each the audience get … Continue reading

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Being Different May Be Cool – On The Autistic Spectrum

If you are working with learners who are on the Autistic spectrum, or who have other special needs, or learning disabilities like dyscalculia, you may find these two resources of interest. The first is a blog site called Teacher Space … Continue reading

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eLearning attributes of mobile devices with an emphasis on smart phones and the iPad (Peter Looms at Sharefest)

Peter Olaf Looms opened this session about the attributes of mobile devices, smart phones and iPads with a suggestion that the wait and see approach is an approach but perhaps not the most positive! Do we want to be reactive … Continue reading

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