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,…

Use Instant Alpha to Remove the Backgrounds of Images on iPad

A recent new and relatively little-known feature was added to the Keynote and Pages apps that makes removing the background of any image an easy task. The other day I showed one of my classes a picture of me jumping in front leaning tower of Pisa from a few years ago. Since this was a…

How to use Voice Dictation on Your iPad and iPhone

Do you see that microphone button at the bottom left of the iPad screen when the keyboard appears? I always knew about the dictation feature, but I never really used it before a couple weeks ago. I’m actually writing this post by speaking it, all while in the car!

Evernote for Dummies: The App to Finally Organize Yourself!

Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your everyday life using your computer, phone, tablet and the web. –Evernote.com (Try out ONE MONTH of the Premium version of Evernote for free by clicking the link at the bottom of this post!) I’ve always wanted to write a post on Evernote. It…

10 iPad Features Every iPad Owner Should Know

Are you relatively new to iPads in the classroom? Are you looking for some tips to help you navigate the new iOS 7? Today we take a look at 10 Features Every iPad Owner Should Know, so that you have the knowledge and confidence you need to shine in front of your students. This post…