Revisiting the iPad in education: 4 years on

When I first began writing about the iPad in education, I remember being enthused and excited by what it had to offer within the 21st century classroom. As one of the first colleges in the country to go iPad 1:1, I knew Parkside 6th were breaking new ground, with all the stresses that entailed. We learnt as we … Continue reading Revisiting the iPad in education: 4 years on

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My (and my students’) ten most useful free (or at least cheap) apps for iPads

When we started with the iPad at the beginning of the year, I was convinced that certain apps would quickly become invaluable. For me it was going to be all about screen sharing and connectivity, with losing the need for the whiteboard and having everything on the iPad's screen. I thought that FaceTime would be … Continue reading My (and my students’) ten most useful free (or at least cheap) apps for iPads

Finally, an iPad screen recorder for the classroom

There have been a few iPad recorders around for a while, such as Screen Chomp and Show Me. Both have their place, but have been limited by what you are able to show on them. What was needed was an app with a slide show format, that could show a series of slides, annotate them, … Continue reading Finally, an iPad screen recorder for the classroom