Using whiteboard applications in the classroom – Doceri and EduCreations

The first question that needs to get an answer is, why and how would you use whiteboard applications ? Well, the iPad is making serious inroads into the classroom and that has to start with how the teacher is using the technology. I would suggest that it is a good idea that a teacher that wants to use the iPad in the classroom for teaching, as in with the students Read More …

My New iPad WiFi model – iPad 3 for Educational use

Finally got the new iPad – My iPad 3 first impressions Being a fan of Apple products, it is only natural that I wanted to get the new iPad soon as it became available – on the iPad 3 launch date. Unfortunately, I had to wait until the money became available to get the new Apple iPad 3. I suppose the question to be answered is, why did I need Read More …

iPad Must Have Apps That You Really Should Have on Your iPad

iPad Must Have Apps – The Essential Ones iPad must have apps, will rather depend upon what is you want to do with your iPad. It is totally dependent upon how you wish to use your iPad, or what type of user you are. Having said that, there are one or two applications that have been made for the iPad that I think every iPad user should put on to Read More …

What can the iPad do? – For you the teacher.

Teachers want to Know What can an iPad do If you are a teacher, you are undoubtedly already using a computer, and with all of the fuss and palaver about the iPad, you’re probably wondering what the iPad can do for you. How will you be able to use the iPad in your classrooms? Is it possible to integrate the use of the iPad into your classes? How can the Read More …

iPad Textbooks The Future of Educational Publishing

It is inevitable with the growth of the ebook market and the huge strides with the technology of tablet PC’s that textbooks made with dead trees in paper based books will start becoming available in ebook form instead. No longer will students in schools have to carry around with them a huge backpack full of heavy books damaging their still growing spines. Students will be able to carry all of Read More …

Creating art on the iPad Using ArtStudio and a Stylus

Using the iPad for drawing is great iPad use for both kids and also for artists, the only difference will be in the finished quality of the work. Using the iPad for drawing like this is also an educational use of the iPad also. Once the old fashioned artist types get their head around using digital media they actually start to love the creative process. It is tough to lose Read More …

Using Scrivener On The Mac And iPad Writing Apps

There probably will not be a Scrivener for iPad. Keith the developer has enough to do with keeping the app for the desktop the best it can be. What he has done though is, worked out ways for us to be able to do the important task of writing on the iPad, so that it will sync back to the Scrivener application. The writing and the grabbing of ideas out Read More …

No We Dont Need Office for iPad

iPad and Microsoft Office What is the best iPad Office app or which is the best iPad office Suite are questions that get asked too often and come from people stuck in an old way of thinking. Do you really think there will be a Microsoft Word iPad version. One of the things that bugs me more times than I care to say is when you get someone coming into Read More …

The BoxWave Capacitive iPad Stylus

Boxwave iPad Stylus Review Whatever Steve has against the use of a stylus with the iPad and the fact that having one is fraught with the possibility of losing it pretty quickly, there are times when a BoxWave Capacitive iPad Stylus will be just the thing you need to get the best out of a particular application. Mainly I would be talking about the drawing applications when having a pointy Read More …

A day out with the iPad – Using Edito the Markdown Editor

Today I was a tourist professional, well that was my nominated title anyway. My wife is a teacher of teenagers in a vocational school. They learn how to be tour guides, tour operators, hotel receptionists and any other work in that line. Today was a trip with the youngsters to Roses in Catalonia and they had to give us tourist professionals a guided tour. So that we could recommend it Read More …