Creating eBooks for use in Secondary Schools is relatively easy on an iPad. There are many ebook creation apps but Creative Book Builder is one of the most complete solutions with more advanced features.
I was recently invited to Hackney by Apple to deliver a short demonstration on how to create ebooks using iPads. Hackney Education [...]
I was really excited when I found out that Apple TV would allow wireless mirroring of the iPad. I was rather less excited when I discovered that Apple Tv only had an HDMI out option.
Connect your iPad to VGA
Most Schools in the UK still have VGA projectors for their whiteboards. So it would [...]
Teachers often ask me about ways to mirror their iPad2 to their Whiteboard. There are a few ways to do this, One is Using Apple TV, a great tool but this can be a bit of a faff because you need to buy an extra cable. In some cases your classroom will have a VGA [...]
Many teachers have been reporting to me that they are having issues with their Apple TV’s.
Usually the cause of this is that they are getting the devices delivered to their School and trying to set it up in their classrooms.
By default most U.K Schools have a p r o x y server filtering [...]
I have been thinking about creating a set of iPad tutorials for a while now, Tonight I finally made my first one. A really simple how to locate apps tutorial. The first of many to come. Please leave a comment.
Working with Sandford Hill Primary as one of our RTC bases. We are getting the students to create Learning Journals of their term. Students will capture relevant media for the project using MacBooks, and Flip Cams.
Their journals will be composed primarily on Pages . The students have been using Macbook computers [...]
Teachers who use iPad are always looking for simple ways to allow students to upload their work to a cloud drive with plenty of storage space.
Dav-Pocket is a surprisingly simple WebDAV server which allows you access to Google Docs. When using Pages, Keynote & Numbers
CUPERTINO, California—February 16, 2012—Apple today released a developer preview of OS X Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system, which brings popular apps and features from iPad to the Mac and accelerates the pace of OS X innovation. Mountain Lion introduces Messages, Notes, Reminders and Game Center [...]
Week 1/2- Teacher Blog
As this group of children had not previously used the Macs, we introduced the MacBooks to the mixed Year 5 / 6 group and they were received very enthusiastically. We explained to the children some of the key differences between Macs and PC’s and then demonstrated how to capture [...]
I am regularly asked whether schools should invest in Netbooks or iPads.
It’s a difficult question to address because my job dictates that I should keep my eye on advanced new technologies and disseminate that information to schools. iPads/tablets will eventually replace laptops completely but the question that remains is “Are Schools ready for the change”?
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