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By Leann on February 8, 2012
I just love it when something unexpected (that I like!!) occurs. I have been using Noteability to write on pdfs and for journal writing. I was pleasantly surprised this evening when I opened the app to find that they had changed some of the features for the better. I had written last time that I [...]
By Zimmerman on December 6, 2011
I have always been fascinated by National Geographic Magazine. As a matter of fact, it is one of the reasons I became a photographer. Recently I renewed my subscription after finding out that they now offer the magazine for the iPad. Although I still love the printed copy, it is amazing what is offered on [...]
By Elaine Bartgis on December 5, 2011
I know there was another post about a whiteboard but you may want to take a look at MediaSlate Pro. The price is only $1.99 and it looks pretty easy to use. Another app for the classroom is Gradebook Pro but it is $9.99. It’s handy and provides great reports. Both are worth a look!
By UCO Blog Admin on November 16, 2011
Here is a great opportunity to see how the iPad is enhancing the learning experience. I’ll be there, hope to see you! By the way, please leave a comment with your favorite apps for the classroom! Lunch and Learn: Best Classroom iPad Applications Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 A panel discussion on the best iPad apps [...]
By Zimmerman on October 10, 2011
Facebook just added their new app for the iPad. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/facebook/id284882215?mt=8 Long overdue! Seems like it’s pretty simple to use. So far I love the way it presents photographs in a gallery/slideshow format. Description: Facebook for iPadWith high-res photos, games, chat and more, now you can get the best of Facebook—on your iPad. – Enjoy bigger, [...]
By Darren on September 7, 2011
While the iPad takes fantastic video, the upload options are limiting. Using the raw video for a podcast is simply not an option due to the large file size generated by the 720p HD video it shoots. The best option, so far, seems to be recording then editing in iMovie. Once you have it in [...]
By Laura on September 2, 2011
I just found Teaching with Technology from Arizona State University. It has a video library of teachers talking about lessons they delivered. There are several math/science and elementary videos. This could be a powerful tool for those of us who prepare teacher candidates.
By Leann on August 26, 2011
I have been looking for an app to connect to the classroom computers to keep me away from the podium and I think I have found the solution. I downloaded the Splashtop Touchpad that Darren emailed today and was able to connect very easily to my desktop computer and use the iPad as a mouse. [...]
By Darren on June 30, 2011
I’ve put together a collections of apps that might be advantageous for those in Leadership courses at UCO. If you have any suggestions for the list, please leave a comment! Apps: AppShopper – Free AppStart for iPad – Free Discovr Apps – $.99 Books: iBooks – Free NOOK – Free Kindle – Free MacWorld iPad [...]
By Darren on June 23, 2011
A good slide show of the many academic used for the iPad. There is a problem with embedding it here, so just visit the original on this Google Apps page.
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