eBook: "An Educator's iPad" ... published on Amazon and Apple iTunes.
... written for educators and parents who have an interest in mobile learning and especially the use of Apple’s iPad. It is not a “how-to” manual but a resource for enabling more informed decisions regarding the use of…
Hi, everyone! I have created a document that might be of use to those of you who are using the Bretford iPad Sync Carts. This document is a work in progress, but it outlines the process of setting up iPads for one of these carts. I hope you will find it of benefit!…
This was a discussion that I posted in the iPad group. Laptop Learning member, Joel (from Nashville), replied with this great list of resources. I have moved this list to the main blog for easier access. Enjoy and add to the list!
There are two GREAT educational technology conferences held each summer which focus on laptops in education. Although one of my all-time favorite conferences is ISTE (previously known as NECC), these two conferences are unique because of their focus on ubiquitous learning. I encourage you to consider attending either or both of these events this summer. They absolutely will be worth your time, and I hope to see you there!…
In a "CDL Progress Report" (Consortium for Digital Learning) that was published as the result of research in Alaska, Dr. Jason Ohler presented positive information about the effects of a laptop program on both students and teachers. You can download the report and other information from the website below.
Want to make learning more collaborative fun activity,look no further. A new interactive educational website funnelbrain gives you a platform on which you can share and increase your knowledge on a particular topic. Start a group or join an existing group where you can create flash cards with questions and answers relating to the topic.Flash Videos, audio and photos files are displayed to explain the topic more effectively.The web space is customized to… Continue
Added by Mac William on August 5, 2009 at 3:34am —
While those of us involved in successful laptop programs recognize the power and impact that laptops can have on student learning (and on teachers' teaching), we are always looking for resources to support our programs. And, we are constantly being asked to justify the program even after several years of implementation. Research support has been slow and tedious, and much of it is anecdotal.
iSummit 2009 is the premiere conference for educators using Apple laptops in a 1:1 program in independent schools and charter schools. This conference is sponsored by Apple and the Coalition of Lighthouse Schools.
iSummit 2009 is being held in Memphis, TN from July 8 to July 10 at St. Agnes Academy/St. Dominic… Continue
Added by Julene on March 23, 2009 at 10:00pm —
The 2009 Laptop Institute in Memphis, TN will be held from July 19-21 this year. This conference is a leading one-to-one conference for educators involved in or planning to implement laptop programs in their schools.
Come to Memphis to network with others who are involved in creatively integrating laptops into their education programs. Learn, share, and create at this year's… Continue
Added by Julene on March 23, 2009 at 9:30pm —
This week I had my students use Voicethread to provide feedback on the latest round of their cigar box panels.
A little bit about how this worked - the students were put in groups (combined editing groups from across my two Humanities classes) and asked to provide specific and detailed feedback to their peers. I prepared this list of elements…
What are the top three software programs you install on laptops in your schools? By "top three," which are the ones you and your students use most creatively or productively? Okay, if you can't limit this to three, then give us the top ones! ;-)
In your reply, please indicate if you have Macs or Windows laptops at your school, then list the top apps your students use (not web-based). Do NOT include Movie Maker on Windows machines or iLife on Macs as those come pre-installed. Share… Continue
What are your favorite top three web 2.0 tools that you use? Please share three for each of the two categories below. And, as in the other posted blog about favorite installed laptop software, you may list more if you can't limit your lists to three each.
Let's all share and learn from each other! Please list your answers in these two categories. Thanks!