iPad vs. Chromebook: A Comparison of Key Features

As I mentioned in my last post, I am currently working on vetting out device options for a brand new 1:1 program. The iPad and the Chromebook were two of the early forerunners, so I figured the best way to work out which one was a better choice was to dive into the key differences … Continue reading iPad vs. Chromebook: A Comparison of Key Features

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25 Ways Teachers Can Use iPads In The Classroom

I stumbled across this fantastic chart by the fine folks at TeachThought and Edudemic and had to share! Unlike my charts on aligning Twitter and Pinterest with Bloom's taxonomy, this chart focuses on teacher actions rather than student actions. Like my charts, however, it is broken down into three main ways teachers can use iPads: consume, … Continue reading 25 Ways Teachers Can Use iPads In The Classroom

Your iPad In A Nutshell: A Quick Reference Card

  The fine people at Custom Guide have created one-page reference cards for many popular technology products, but I found this iPad reference guide particularly useful. It is a fantastic summary of the basics of the iPad, including hardware, buttons, home screen applications and important gestures. It is definitely not a comprehensive guide to using the … Continue reading Your iPad In A Nutshell: A Quick Reference Card

LOL of the Week

Well, it's almost the end of another week, and time for another educational technology cartoon!  This cartoon perfectly sums up the change I am hearing about across the web - replacing textbooks with iPads and other eReader devices! What does this look like in your school? Do you support the idea of replacing books with … Continue reading LOL of the Week