Using iPad in the Classroom

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Get Free E-Books for Education and Learning

If you teach reading in an iPad classroom, having access to free e-books is important, especially if your iPad budget is limited. Luckily, there are many sources of free e-books on the web. Many classics [more…]

E-Textbooks and the iPad Learning Classroom

If your students use iPads in the classroom for collaboration and research, you may want to add e-textbooks. Like digital e-books, e-textbooks for iPads can offer interactivity and search capabilities [more…]

Distribute Educational Material for e-Readers

In a classroom full of iPads, it’s only natural for teachers to want to distribute educational material in a format e-readers can use. Teachers can distribute content to e-readers on iPads easily by creating [more…]

How to Set Educational Objectives with iPads in the Classroom

To utilize iPads effectively for education, you must consider classroom iPads within the framework of educational objectives and learning that address the needs of our rapidly changing society. Simply [more…]

How to Share iPads in School Education

iPads are inherently personal devices, so sharing iPads in an educational setting or other learning environment (between classrooms or classes for example) is difficult. iPads don’t offer user logins or [more…]

Five Tips for Managing iPads in Your School Classroom

How should a teacher best manage iPads in a school classroom? iPad management in schools is likely to undergo some revisions soon, but these five tips should help make the task of iPad management a little [more…]

iPad Workflow Solutions for Classroom Education

When using iPads for education in classrooms, it's best to select workflow solutions such as Dropbox or Evernote, that work with your particular students and iPads. For example, sharing a cloud folder [more…]

Explore iPad Apps for the Science Classroom

The iPad is an ideal tool for investigation in the science classroom. Students can take iPads with them as they explore their environment and take scientific readings. iPads can be fitted with external [more…]

Biology Experiments and the TimeLapse Pro iPad App

Teachers can easily incorporate iPads into their biology science classrooms to research and record experiments. This activity uses iPads and the TimeLapse Pro app to measure the growth of mung beans over [more…]

Demonstrate Mathematical Concepts with iPad Presentation Apps

Teachers can use iPads and presentation apps such as Explain Everything or Keynote in their math classrooms to encourage students to apply mathematical concepts to real world examples. By creating presentations [more…]

Science Class and the ProScope Mobile iPad Microscope

Science concepts come alive in the iPad classroom when students apply their knowledge of the scientific method using iPad devices such as ProScope Mobile and AirMicroPad to collect and record their experiments [more…]

Science Class iPads and Observing and Recording Animal Behavior

Integrating iPads into the science classroom as an aid in research and the scientific method is easily done. For example, science class iPads can be used to help observe and record animal behavior, as [more…]

Math iPads and Hunting for Geometric Shapes

Teachers can use iPads in their geometry classrooms to encourage students to apply mathematical concepts to real world examples. By creating presentations on their iPads [more…]

Science Class and the Star Walk iPad App

The best science apps created for the iPad are those geared toward the teaching of astronomy and celestial exploration. With the Star Walk iPad app, science students can use the iPad's built-in accelerometer [more…]

iPad Educational Apps for Math and Science Classrooms

iPad math and science educational apps such as Video Physics, Reflection, AirMicroPad, TimeLapse Pro, Star Walk, and SPARKvue HD stress classroom investigation, experimentation, and real-world application [more…]

Help Your Visually Impaired Students with iPad's VoiceOver Feature

iPad comes with accessibility features that make it easier to use for the visually impaired student. VoiceOver is the main accessibility feature for visually impaired iPad users. VoiceOver narrates [more…]

iPad Accessibility Features for Visually Impaired Students

iPad comes with accessibility features that make it easier for students to see and use, even if they’re not visually impaired — Zoom, Large Text, Invert Colors, Speech Selection and Speak Auto-Text. Turn [more…]

iPad Accessibility Features for Hearing Impaired Students

iPad comes with accessibility features that make it easier to use for the hearing impaired student. If a student is hard of hearing, iPad sound delivery can be adjusted to make audio more easily distinguishable [more…]

iPad Accessibility Features for Attention Deficit or Physically Impaired Students

iPad comes with accessibility features such as AssistiveTouch and Guided Access, that make it easier for physically impaired students or those with attention-deficit or problems focusing to use iPads in [more…]

Proloquo2Go iPad App for the Speech Impaired Student

Proloquo2Go is an iPad app that helps student with speech impairments be more easily understood in the classroom. If a student is partially paralyzed, or suffers from multiple sclerosis or amyotropic lateral [more…]

Digit-Eyes iPad App for Visually Impaired or Dyslexic Students

Digit-Eyes is a great iPad app for the visually impaired. Digit-Eyes enables people without vision to create and read bar-code labels. Students can use Digit-Eyes to identify class textbooks, magazines [more…]

Help Students Create Educational E-Books with Book Creator iPad App

Book Creator is one of the simplest iPad apps for creating e-books. Book Creator frees students to work creatively on a range of e-book projects, and the completed books can be read in iBooks and published [more…]

Publish Classroom iPad Podcasts Using GarageBand

Creating GarageBand podcasts on classroom iPads is a great way to blend technology and learning. Project assignments that incorporate podcasts created with GarageBand iPad app tap student's communication [more…]

Publish Classroom iPad Podcasts on SoundCloud

Creating educational podcasts is a great way to blend technology and learning in an iPad classroom. Share student podcasts through SoundCloud, an Internet social audio sharing site. Assignments that incorporate [more…]

Publish Classroom iPad Podcasts on Audioboo or iPadio

Educational podcasts blend technology and learning in an iPad classroom. You can share the podcasts your students create through audio sharing websites like Audioboo or iPadio. Assignments that incorporate [more…]

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