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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 [...]
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.
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
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”?
I have always got a pocket full of other people’s business cards. I can never find the one I want though.
Every now and again I resolve to get rid of the cards by adding them into Evernote. Evernote is a sort of cloud based Bookmarks database that you can access on multiple devices and [...]
I am often asked by teachers who to host websites with at low cost. As websites tend to be quite time consuming to build and update. I am constantly looking around for affordable solutions that will suit Teacher needs.
There are many different solutions that will suit the differing needs of teachers. However, after attending [...]
3D Gaming in the Classroom
3D computer games in schools provide a hugely stimulating way to learn.
MissionMaker allows students to create visually 3D rich worlds for first-person ‘Missions’ – complete with backdrops, animated characters, dialogue, music and video music. Students can:
Mission Maker has an extensive object library to create a unique game [...]
I was recently at the Apple RTC conference in Wickford Essex, where I ran into my old friend and associate Oscar Stringer. Oscar was talking about a new animation camera that he was using in his projects. He kindly sent me one for review. This review is aimed at Schools who want to find animation [...]
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