Tag Archives: IPad

My Tablet Charging Station: Aleratec

I have been using the Aleratec charging station for almost a year. This has been a great tool for charging all of my devices. What is nice is that it is a small box that can be placed anywhere. I love how non bulky the Aleratec is yet still incredibly powerful. Optional tablet stands are available to […]

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Unleash the Power: A Quick Look at Google Classroom for the iPad

By Holly Clark Digital workflow has long been a problem for those trying to incorporate digital products into their classrooms. That was until Google Apps for Education came along and started making things more collaborative and turning in work in became easier with the use of shared folders.   Then in August, Google Classroom came […]

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iPad in Physical Education Bootcamp

I believe Physical Education is an important part of schools. Being an expert in EdTech, I will occasionally encounter a comment along the lines of “You can not use technology in PE.” I know many excellent PE teachers who are not only using technology in their classes, but are doing amazing things with it. Fellow Google […]

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Instructional Video Tips with Dave Mulder

Thank you to Dave Mulder for allowing me to share his playlist of videos. Dave is sharing some great tips on discussion boards in an online class.  In addition to interesting content, Dave did a great job creating the video. Here are some tips for making videos like Dave: Playlist Notice Dave opted to create a playlist […]

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Set Up an iPad Without a Credit Card

At a math conference where the teachers were handed iPads, one teacher did not want to set up her iPad with a Credit Card. It seemed that we have to enter either a credit card number or put in a gift card. However, she did not want to do either. Thank you to @techcoor who […]

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iPad Keyboard Tips

Keyboard Tips for the iPad Split the Keyboard Split the Keyboard by placing your thumbs in the middle of the on screen keyboard and pulling your thumbs toward the edge of the iPad. You are making contact with the iPad the whole time. You can move the keyboard up and down by holding your finger […]

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Draw Your Slides with Paper 53

  Recently Kids Discover posted my article on 5 Tips for Better Presentation Slides. One of the suggestions I gave was to draw your own slides in Paper 53. This helps you to ensure that you have the perfect image to go along with your message, and your presentation looks unique. Amy Burvall Amy Burvall does […]

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Guided Access on the iPad

  My little one was playing around on the iPad this morning. He does not know to not touch the home button since it will exit him out of the application. In the classroom if we are using an iPad as a station we may want help students stay focused on the app we are […]

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Using the Kindle App

  I have found that it is cheaper to purchase books through the Kindle bookstore rather than iBooks. I also have multiple devices including a Nexus 10 tablet and a Nexus 7 tablet. By purchasing books on Kindle I can access the books on my iPad, Nexus devices and the web. While reading on the […]

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Literature Book Covers for iPads

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year there was no shortage of cases being displayed.  Walking by the m edge booth I was excited to see iPad cases that featured classic book covers. Unfortunately I had to be in Vegas over my anniversary while my wonderful husband was at home. His favorite book […]

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Highlight on Diana Herrington and the iPad

I bought the iPad when it was first announced and immediately started integrating it into the classroom.  Undoubtedly it is a tool that with the right teacher can inspire students and increase student learning. I was honored to work for 13 years at Clovis High School with Diana Herrington who is an amazing math teacher. […]

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More note taking in the iPad

Especially for Geometry I am enjoying not having to wait for students to copy down the question. Students are able to take a picture of the image on the board and then start annotating it in almost any drawing app for the iPad.

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iPad Stylus

When I got the iPad 1 when it first came out I had obtained a couple of stylus’. The first one had a foam tip and was definitely not more accurate than my finger. I gave it away. I later got a stylus with a rubber tip which I liked a little better but it […]

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Graphing on the iPad

Want a fun way for students to graph? Try using Doodle Buddy or really any of the million drawing apps available for the iPad. Start by going to google images and typing in graph paper. Find a grid that you like, hold your finger down on the image and save the image. In the drawing program […]

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