How to Prepare Your iPad for the New School Year

Basics: How to prepare your iPad for the new school year Back to school. Three words teachers either despise or are very excited for. If you’re using an iPad for teaching for the first time, going back to school can feel nervewracking and overwhelming. While the learning curve for teaching with iPads is not necessarily…

Your Perfect Solution For Sharing Student iPad Projects

There is an ever growing number of teachers and students using iPads for creation projects. Little by little, people are understanding that the iPad is not just a consumption device for reading emails, watching YouTube and checking FaceBook and Twitter. The iPad is a powerful creation device. But an issue arose during the year at…

My Response to “Our School Would Be Better Off Without iPads”

Here is a quote from the article entitled “Our School Would Be Better Off Without iPads”. It is taken directly from the comments on a previous article on Edudemic from a student of a teacher who misuses his iPad: “I get that iPads can help students learn and it can open up new opportunities to…

App #34: Instatube ($1.99)

Good news for all of you who missed out on TubeBox Pro, a great app that was pulled from the App Store a couple weeks ago. A re-release under a new name, Instatube¬†($1.99)¬†is now available . Download it now before it gets pulled like its predecessor. It works exactly like the second release of TubeBox…

App #32: Penultimate for iPad (now FREE!)

Great news! Penultimate for iPad is now available free of charge (formerly $0.99). This is the ultimate handwriting and sketching app for iPad. Like Skitch, Penultimate was purchased by Evernote in 2012, and has since included full Evernote integration through all devices. Not an Evernote fan or user? You have the option to not sync…

Dropbox tip: Save your email attachments directly to Dropbox!

We all know Dropbox is a great tool for placing files onto your iPads. It is a service that allows you to store your documents online and view them on all your computers, mobile devices, and even on any computer via its website. Having Dropbox has literally freed me from EVER plugging in my iPad…