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This website has both articles and iPad apps (applications) for the administrator, but not too many that it is overwhelming. The site provides a breif descriptions so it easy to navigate. Read the reviews and download apps through iTunes.
As schools increase their use of Web 2.0 tools and mobile technologies, acceptable use policies (AUP) need to be updated. This SlideShare presentation by Oxiem makes the case for moving from an AUP to a social media policy. Use the slideshow with staff to start the discussion. Keywords: AUP, acceptable use policy, social media, digital citizenship
KQED blog, a part of the NPRnetwork on How We Learn. Sections grouped under Culture, Tech Tools, Research and Learning Methods. Blog Entries include: The Future School Day, Testing iPads in the Classroom, Three Trends That will Shape the Future of Curriculum.
Blog author Audrey Watters explores the pros and cons of use of iPads in the classroom in this post that appeared on the ReadWriteWeb blog on March 2, 2011.
This public Google Presentation provides suggestions for instructional activities using the iPad as well as tips. Educators from around the country have contributed to this resource which is still regularly updated.
In this TICALevision episode you will hear from the headmaster/principal, teachers, and students at Monte Vista Christian School in Santa Cruz County. This school was one of the first schools to implement iPads for one-to-one teaching and learning. Learn how the iPad is helping their school go paperless, engage students in active learning and promote autonomous learning with a variety of educational apps.
Doceri is a tool for presentations and lessons. Through the Doceri Remote iPad app and Doceri Desktop software, you can control a computer (Mac or Windows), easily launch any document or application, and annotate over them at any time. You can save drawings and play them back in the future allowing even better presentations to be created from your existing PowerPoint or Keynote slideshows. If you just want to use it as a whiteboard, you can create any handwritten/drawn content on any background of your choice.
A mind map is a diagram used to link words, ideas, concepts, and thoughts around a central theme, key word, or key idea. Mindmeister offers time-challenged administrators a handy, easy to use productivity tool for working alone or in collaborative teams. The strength of this tool lies in the ability to have collaborative thinking sessions in real time. The software stores change history through color-coding, allows access from many sources including mobile devices, and is visually intuitive and clutter free. Mindmeister offers the easy ability to embed URL links, videos, notes, files, images, and icons in all levels of each mind map. Interface features ensure that all users see the same map at the same time. Free trial is available for 30 days. Pricing structure varies by desired features. Low cost for schools.
Blog post that provides same policies to review if you are looking at beginning a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program in your school or district. Whether you are just beginning to look at mobile learning or are ready to begin allowing student to bring their own technology, these examples can assist in your next steps.
Trying to get a handle on mobile technologies for learning? Mobile is where it's at. Check out TICAL's Mobile Technologies for Learning mind map. You'll find planning support, apps, sample policies, devices, and uses.