Tag archives for ipad

  1. ReadWriteThink

      Every so often one needs to be reminded of the powerful resources that organizations like the International Reading Association are providing for our students.  What a wonderful surprise when they are now available on other mobile platforms like the iPads for FREE.  Thank you IRA for providing these amazing resources for our students! Check […]

  2. Apps Smackdown

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    At the recent Halifax, Nova Scotia 21st Century Learners conference, a number of iPad apps were presented.  The genre of these apps ranged from photos, creativity, organizational and learning. All the apps mentioned were free.  Some do have an upgrade if you choose to buy it. The photo and movie apps include:  iMotion, Haiku Deck,  […]

  3. Students as Teachers

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    I recently presented at a conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia where two 6th grade students were attending as IT helpers.  It soon was apparent that they were much more than that. These students loaded the iPads with apps that were needed for the presentations.  They also were trouble shooters. When a teacher could not get […]

  4. GURU Webinar Resources

    First you must put the DE site on your home page on the iPad. Open Safari and go to the DE website. Click on the “send to” arrow right next to the URL and a new window will open. Choose ADD TO HOME SCREEN and a nice DE icon will be placed on your ipad […]

  5. April 2013: Mirror, mirror on the wall…

    Who does not want to share Discovery Education resources wherever they are? Whether showcasing the Web page, the DEN blogs, or a content-rich Discovery Education Streaming (DES) video, you need to become familiar with the many ways to project and mirror your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch) to be able to share […]

  6. DEN iCloud Event in WI!

    Join us at the Apple Store in the West Towne Mall, Madison, WI on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. to learn about how iCloud can be utilized to the fullest. Learn how your iPad, and/or your Mac, and iCloud can work to your advantage to make things easy and integrated. iCloud is seamlessly integrated […]

  7. Come Hangout and Learn

    What are you doing this Thursday, February 28th at 6pm? Come learn about how to integrate Discovery Education and iPads. Here is an example of just a little of what you will learn. This is just one of several excellent opportunities to learn about Discovery Education while never leaving the comfort of your favorite learning […]

  8. I WANT my MTV!

    SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: This post contains links to songs from the 80s so listening may result in Dancing With Myself (Billy Idol) Remember the first time you saw Michael Jackson dance in “Thriller“? The 80s decade was ruled by music and for music junkies like myself it was Just like Heaven (The Cure). There were […]

  9. iPad iMovie Trailers

    So the first of a series of after-school workshops at our school wrapped up with an amazing example of what can happen when students are given the opportunity to create.  The greatest accomplishment of any educational activity is when students become inspired and the learning does not stop at the doors of the school. iMovie […]

  10. Techbook at the Tip of Your Finger with Brad Fountain

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    Intrigued by this latest touch-based technology? Wondering how these new devices are reshaping the learning landscape of our schools? Brad Fountain explores techniques for building a mobile learning toolkit powered by Discovery Education. Want the latest updates for accessing Discovery Education Techbook content on mobile devices as we shift our student’s focus from consuming content […]

  11. iPad iMovie Trailers

    Next month, several students and I will be leading an after-school course on designing iPad iMovie Trailers.  In my search to learn about how to create an iMovie on the iPad, I found some really amazing resources. Teaching Paradox has a wonderful PDF that can be downloaded to storyboard the trailer. http://teachingparadox.edublogs.org/files/2012/08/iMovie-Trailer-Storyboard-2b1qirp.pdf I didn’t know […]

  12. iPads Here We Come!

    Since last spring our district, Unionville-Chadds Ford, has been exploring BYOD vs. iPads in the classroom. We have debated different tablets, netbooks, and laptops, but have finally settled on using iPads in the middle school. This was a long debate and discussion with over 25 people involved. Recently our administrative team from district office and building visited […]

  13. Super Awesome Massive List of Websites You’ll Love!

     Super Awesome Massive List of Websites You’ll Love!  Thanks, edjudo, for compiling the original list that I enhanced.   You rock. 280 Slides– Create PowerPoint style presentations online (free) 4Shared- An online storage site allowing you to upload and share music, photos, video and documents (free 10GB) 5min Life Videopedia – Short instructional videos for every […]

  14. Exciting Enhancements to Discovery Education!

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    On Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th, Discovery Education will be presenting a webinar that’ll help you transition into the multitude of new updates for our services. Join us on either date to find out how Discovery Education is going mobile, social, and adding even more functionality for you and your students. In this webinar, […]

  15. iPad Apps iLike

    I was lucky enough to spend a week with a group of wonderful educators at the Discovery Education Summer Institute.  Some of these apps I learned about from the conference and some I have used before, but most importantly, ALL of these apps can be used in your classroom- no matter what subject or grade level […]