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.
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 [...]
Do you fancy running a trial using iPod Touches or iPads in your school? I have lots of experience using both devices. Being an ‘Apple Distinguished Educator’ I am constantly working with some of the best and most innovative educators in Europe. Using iPods and iPads in classrooms is something that I do on [...]
Over the last few weeks I have delivered both Photoshop CS and Dreamweaver CS Training to groups of Teachers across the country.
The Heritage School in Clowne, Derbyshire required Photoshop training. working with a local agency I delivered an Introductory course which brought great feedback.
On Wednesday 23rd March I delivered a full day’s [...]
Here are a couple of examples of how Teachers can use 3d Digital Media, in the classroom. I used MediaStage from Immersive Education to build these two demonstration videos.
Initially I built these videos after receiving IE training at Stoke-on-Trent CLC’s in Staffordshire.
I have recently been looking for a way to provide teachers with blogs for both themselves and their pupils.
I had been using Blogger.com for a couple of years. Blogger is now owned by google, and its generally a good , user friendly platform. However, blogger is a free platform and unless you configure the [...]
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