50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom

I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, and has created an enormous amount of resources for language teachers to use. I asked her if she wanted to collaborate on this post,…

5 Valuable iPad Apps for Student Health

This article talks about a few special health apps that could influence a young child's life, because teachers could use them to help their students learn valuable life skills.   As a teacher, it is an integral part of your job to share valuable life skills with your young students. These days, it is easier…

9 Apps for Teaching You Haven’t Used (and 1 You Have)

In recent years, schools have tried to integrate the latest electronic and Internet-based technology into classroom instruction. By doing so, educators seek to engage students by using familiar forums to teach and prepare them for life after school.

Using DisplayNote to Collaborate with Students on iPads and Mirror Your Lessons

DisplayNote is a software and app solution that gives a way of tying all these elements together. Simply load the software onto your computer (Mac or PC). When you open it up, it will work as an overlay to the computer desktop and give you a bank of interactive tools that you can use from your computer or any interactive display.

Social Media as a teaching tool: How to Tweet your students some knowledge

As teachers, the pull of social media on your students attention will already be well known to you. The online world exerts a magnetic lure on the attention of young people today, offering community and information sharing, entertainment and gossip in ways that often pull students away from the blackboard. Understanding this dynamic, some educators…

6 Kid-Friendly Educational iPad Apps for Learning

Educating our children is made easier with the use of new devices available today. iPad games and apps for kids are not just a mindless waste of time. There are tons of educational apps that can help your kids learn more. Finding the best ones is the challenge.

How iPads Can Create a More Engaging Classroom

Not long ago, a teacher had nothing more to rely on than knowledge, textbooks and a few markers. Technology has slowly changed that in the past few years, with the Internet, multimedia programs and computers increasing their presence in the classroom. But with the rise of tablet tech, the student-teacher experience is facing a subtle…

5 Advantages of Using the iPad in the Classroom

The use of iPads in the classroom brings a multitude of advantages. Here are 5 of them: 1. Internet Access An iPad is a great tool when surfing the net. During class discussions, students could make use of this tool for reference aside from their books for information and ideas. Writing of assignments and creation…

Guest Post: How iPads Became Truly Universal Devices

It is hard to imagine these days that there was a time when many people had no internet access. These days most of us have internet access in our pocket 24/7, and even our mothers and grandmothers know how to send e-mails and text messages. But not that long ago, this was not the case….

How to Use an iPad and Other Technology to Get Kids Excited About Space

This article lists gadgets, apps and websites that teachers can use to teach a class about space and provide them with some truly incredible experiences. Space is a fascinating topic, and it is one that should be relatively easy to engage children with. This isn't some dull mathematic equation, or story about a long-dead king…

Guest Post: 10 Great Ideas for Using iPads in the Classroom

The iPad isn’t just a great tool for reading your e-books or surfing the web while you’re waiting for your plane. It is a powerful and sophisticated piece of technology that can help teachers connect with students and facilitate learning in the classroom. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of great apps that can help…

Guest Post: Five Benefits of iPads for Education

Five Benefits of iPads for Education Modern technology has definitely helped with the way teachers and students can interact. The Internet has made it possible for students to earn a college degree through online instruction. The latest technology in the past three years, the iPad, has virtually changed the face of education. The Apple App…