Best Blog Posts of 2014 – Learning in Hand
Here is a great list of top blog posts from Tony Vincent’s Learning in Hand site. Topics include QR Codes, favorite Apps, all about iOS8, Ed Chats, etc.
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Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Interactive White Boards, iPad | Posted on January 12, 2015
10 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen is another post from Tony Vincent’s Learning in Hand blog. If you are trying to use your iPad for presentations to your class, he has some practical advice to offer.
Whether you are new to the iPad and are looking for tips on how to use these Office apps on your tablet, or you are a long-time Apple user who needs assistance with some basic functionalities of the Office suite, these tutorials are designed with you in mind.
Here are some tips and tricks for using the Microsoft Office apps on your iPad.
Click here to access the tutorials.
AppoLearning iPad App
The appoLearning iPad app features the best apps across more than 165 categories handpicked by more than 65 educational experts and scored using a transparent methodology.
Sea of iPad Apps is a page on the Dozier Elementary web site that has multiple categories of educational apps for kids. This is one of the best collections I have seen.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Apple TV, iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone | Posted on November 12, 2013
Bringing Apple TV into the Classroom has great ideas from a classroom teacher as well as “how tos” to successfully implement Apple TV technology.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone | Posted on October 11, 2013
Best 100 iPad Apps for Middle School Students is just what it says – a list of links to Apps specifically geared toward middle school education.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on August 16, 2013
7 Time Saving iPad Tips for Teachers is a quick and easy tutorial for teachers new to the iPad.
10 Terrific Tips for Typing on a Tablet is a nice guide on the Blue Skunk blog.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on May 2, 2013
7 Ways to Use Your iPad in the Classroom is an article on Edudemic and explains these seven tips:
- Show (on the big screen)
- Manage (the classroom)
- Assess (student work)
- Interact (with students)
- Access (your files)
- Make (instructional media)
- Learn (new things)
60 Educational Apps in 60 Minutes is a slide presentation highlighting apps for everything from productivity to play.
The 3 Fastest Ways to Get Photos from an iPad to a Computer is an article from iPad Insights blog with easy ways to manage collections of photos from iPhone or iPad.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on March 18, 2013
15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student Should Have includes topics and links for creating presentations, books, documents, etc…
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on February 11, 2013
iPad Launchpad Wiki On the pages of this wiki (listed on the left hand side) you’ll find video tutorials, visual tutorials, lists of apps, and much more to help you learn more about your iPad.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on December 17, 2012
5 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen is a great article from Tony Vincent’s “Learning in Hand” blog.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad | Posted on December 5, 2012
Tony Vincent (Learning in Hand blog) has an excellent PDF on ways to project your iPad images onto a screen or interactive whiteboard. Click below for the PDF.
Ways to Display iPad
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Early Learning, iPad | Posted on October 31, 2012
Initial iPad Set-Up is a wiki designed to help primary teachers get started using iPads in the classroom. Lots of tips, hints, and app reviews.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Back to School, iPad | Posted on August 22, 2012
iPad Activity: Open House Scavenger Hunt is a great idea to get students and parents excited about starting back to school. It engages, educates, and integrates technology.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPad, iPod Touch/iPhone | Posted on July 9, 2012