Tag Archives: iPad
During 2014, I conducted research at my school to see if the introduction of iPads as a learning technology had any educational merit.
Introduction Never has one piece of technology caused such a divide among educationalists. ‘Going’ digital seems to be the new vogue and an unstoppable trend in education these days. To be able to research, create content and manage learning in … Continue reading
These are the mantras I would like every person I help to integrate technology into their teaching to chant quietly to themselves from their sternums when they begin to feel overwhelmed or despondent or negative. Chanting these mantras will realign … Continue reading
iPAD RULE ONE: THERE IS ALWAYS AN APP FOR THAT. Here are a few of my favourite less well-known, slightly strange, and strangely useful iPad apps. Click on the link below to access the list:
I’ve created a list of essential apps for educators on list.ly. Click on the link below to navigate to the list. Please feel free to return to this page to offer your suggestions in the comment box below. Happy shopping!
Want to go from iPad noob to iPad ninja in just a few days? Use this checklist to guide your development, grasshopper. Click here to download the PDF version: iPad Skills Checklist or click 'Read More' below to access the … Continue reading
Let’s talk about Steve Jobs. I think enough time has gone by since his passing that we can move beyond the mystique and be brutally honest. What Jobs teaches us, on a fundamental level, is that to be successful in … Continue reading
Without really intending to, I’ve written a few posts recommending apps for the iPad and iPhone. There’s the one where I recommend apps for Geography / Earth Science teachers… And then there’s the one for those interested in chess … Continue reading
Note: This post was published in 2013 and it may be slightly out of date. UPDATE: Here are 20 more! (December 2015) After a year or two of tinkering and experimenting with apps for teaching / learning Geography, I have (finally) … Continue reading
The following interview details the experiences of a South African teacher involved in an experimental programme in which boys and girls were split into separate classes in their English period. Melani van der Merwe’s experiences make for fascinating reading, and … Continue reading
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR IPAD: INTUITIVE, HANDS-ON, PLAYFUL TINKERING, SOCIAL & PERSONALISED LEARNING On that magical day when you got home from the iStore, peeled away the plastic shrink-wrap and opened up that white box to reveal the gadget … Continue reading