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iPads in the Classroom

Anyone using or wishing to use the iPad/iPod or iPhone in the classroom and wishing to share lessons and ideas

Website: http://ipadschools.wikispaces.com
Members: 236
Latest Activity: Jul 13

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Opportunity to Try Innovative Digital Writing Program

Started by Beth Peery Aug 21, 2012. 0 Replies

I just wanted to share some information about our upcoming study of Pearson’s iLit program: Are your ninth-grade reading materials effective? Do you need up-do-date, high-quality reading materials…Continue

How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages.

Started by Richard Wood Aug 9, 2012. 0 Replies

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the app , available for the iPad, is a…Continue

iPad applications for 5th graders.

Started by Tanya Horton. Last reply by Vicki Fishman Aug 5, 2012. 3 Replies

I am a 5th grade teacher. I am one of the first in my grade level to get an iPad. I am looking for suggestions on iPad applications other 5th grade teachers are currently using in the classroom. I am…Continue

Tags: apps, ipad, 5thgrade

Apps You Wish You Had

Started by Wendy Eiteljorg. Last reply by Richard Wood Jan 11, 2012. 3 Replies

I am lucky enough to have a classroom set of iPads for my 5th graders. I have found some great apps (NumberLine, Ancient Egypt Brittanica, MyScratchWork, and iCardSort come to mind). But, I have been…Continue

Tags: wishlist, app, iPad

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Comment by Rachel Young on November 2, 2010 at 1:07pm
Using an iPad to make my planning and annecdotal notes paperless. Looking forward to sharing ideas with you.
Comment by Colleen McGuire on October 9, 2010 at 1:21pm
you might also check out the wiki: http://ipadschools.wikispaces.com
Comment by Joquetta Johnson on September 12, 2010 at 9:23am
Great wiki
Teach with your ipad
http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/
Comment by Shamblesguru on August 29, 2010 at 2:00pm
Lots and Lots of iPad resources and advice on the Shambles website ... most at

http://shambles.net/ict/#mobile

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Comment by Shamblesguru on August 29, 2010 at 1:58pm
Applying an anti reflective cover to an iPad screen

On the 3rd Floor of Airport Plaza (which is not at the airport) Chiangmai, north Thailand is a technology area ... this shows one of the small open stalls putting a anti-reflective coating onto an iPad ... about Baht 600 .... US$20 .
Looks easy ... would you do it yourself?

VIDEO at http://www.youtube.com/shamblesguru#p/a/u/1/hbFyc9HSWFo

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