Posts tagged: iPads

An international superschool?

This article is worth a review for the tech ideas: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/9831417/World-class-a-superschool-for-the-global-age.html It’s interesting that they have a comprehensive 1:1 approach (I wonder when the students shift from iPads to laptops).  Also, it sounds like 90 percent of their materials are on the iPads instead of paper.  However, for an independent school, it’s unusual how heavily […]

Wednesday February 6th, 2013 in , , | Comments Off on An international superschool?

State-of-the-art, Teacher-designed Fourth Grade iPad Integration

I continue to be impressed and amazed by the strong work and careful thought being revealed in the 1:1 iPad pilot program currently in progress in two of ASL’s fourth grade classrooms.  The teachers are maintaining and publishing an active blog about their work and progress, and I recommend a visit: http://eureka4.edublogs.org/ Great work!

Monday December 31st, 2012 in , | Comments Off on State-of-the-art, Teacher-designed Fourth Grade iPad Integration

iPads with ZAGG Keyboards vs. 13 inch Macbook Airs

Benefits of iPads with ZAGG Keyboards Smaller and lighter than Macbook Airs 12 hour battery life 2 year replacement cycle (meaning newer and faster evolving hardware) Touch screens that enable different type of user interface For drawing, for math calculations using stylus, for ease of zooming and moving images on screen Portrait/Landscape Pad functionality For […]

Wednesday October 10th, 2012 in , , , , | Comments Off on iPads with ZAGG Keyboards vs. 13 inch Macbook Airs

iPads Revisited

I will confess to being less than an iPad advocate.  I’ve spent 20 plus years working on the development and optimization of 1:1 laptop programs (starting with the deployment of sixty Apple eMates to fourth graders), and we’ve worked very hard to resolve Mac and Windows imaging issues, file compatibility problems, cases, repairs, classroom management, […]

Saturday April 28th, 2012 in , , | 2 Comments »
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