The iPod Touch Classroom

An online community for schools using iPod Touches in the classroom

This network allows teachers around the globe to communicate and collaborate regarding the use of iPod Touches in the classroom.

What is an iPod Touch?

An iPod touch is a portable media device which has wireless capabilities.

What is an app?

An app is a program which can be downloaded onto your iPod touch via the iTunes store on your pc/mac or iPod touch either by syncing or wireless networks. There are also web apps which can accessed through safari.



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Jill Rimmer updated their profile
Aug 4, 2012
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Jul 4, 2012
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May 24, 2012
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May 19, 2012
Profile IconSandra McCorkle, Albert Arvenas, Jane Doe and 13 more joined The iPod Touch Classroom
Feb 22, 2012
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Feb 16, 2012
April Hill posted a status
"I am an ITRT for middle school and we use iPods almost daily in classes. I hope to share ideas and get some new great ones!"
Feb 16, 2012
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Feb 16, 2012
Cindy Buchanan replied to Adam Currey's discussion App Reviews - Let us know what you like and why!!
"Here is a list of iPod Touch apps that we use at our school - I teach K-5 Technology.  Hope this helps!"
Oct 25, 2011
Profile IconRobin McKean, Debbie Martin, Tara Randall and 1 more joined The iPod Touch Classroom
Oct 10, 2011
Lewis Carter left a comment for bexerlex smith
"ur just wrong x"
Oct 8, 2011
Lewis Carter commented on Tim Tober's blog post History
"i have a class set of iPods touches and, what I call, a sync box which enables me to synchronise all 16 of my iPods at the same time. It sound to me this is what you need... any Qs give me a shout."
Oct 8, 2011
Lewis Carter posted a status
"looking for ideas on how to use iPods in class"
Oct 8, 2011
Troy Seyfert posted a discussion

Ipod Touch

I am thinking about incorporating the Ipod touch into my classroom.  I teach grade 6 and am looking for help to decide which apps to use.  So, please give me some input as to what your favorite apps to use with middle school aged students are.  Thanks!
Oct 5, 2011
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Sep 30, 2011
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Jul 30, 2011


App Reviews - Let us know what you like and why!! 14 Replies

Started by Adam Currey. Last reply by Cindy Buchanan Oct 25, 2011.

Ipod Touch

Started by Troy Seyfert Oct 5, 2011.

Hooking up iPod Touch for projection 6 Replies

Started by Nick Lutz. Last reply by Alex Jun 25, 2011.

What do you wish you could do with your iPod touch? 31 Replies

Started by Stacey Kelly. Last reply by Deon Scanlon Apr 9, 2011.

Using iPod as audio guide 1 Reply

Started by Rachel Gendron. Last reply by Deon Scanlon Apr 9, 2011.

Blog Posts


Hi,Unfortunately we have had another  'spammer' on the site. . I hope I have removed all their content. I apologise to anyone who has recieved an unwanted email from 'Vera'. As you can appreciate it is hard to know exactly who you are getting when you approve people. We try to keep it open to as many people as we can while removing th eobvious frauds. Unfortunately we can't always get it right.


Posted by Michelle Roscarel on June 27, 2011 at 0:01

The "M" Generation

Check out this commercial from Verizon that truly captures the spirit of this new generation of students.  Teach them well and then get out of the way! 

Posted by Harry Walker on May 8, 2011 at 11:00

Teacher Mobile Class Websites

Check out this latest post:  IPod Pilot Teachers have created their own mobile websites on Wirenode.  They are easy to set up and manage.   The kids use them throughout the day and can access them from home.  You can link directly to the teacher sites and check them out from: 

Posted by Harry Walker on May 5, 2011 at 22:10

Check out our new blog!

If you are interested in the use of mobile technology in schools, you have to check out our newest blog - I Teach Therefore IPod.  It's only been up for three weeks and we received over 1,500 visits.  Follow if you like.  We'd love to have fellow enthusiasts join our group.


Here is the link: 


See you on the web,

Posted by Harry Walker on May 4, 2011 at 10:29

Special Education section on Australian iTunes Store!

I am very pleased to announce that the Australian iTunes Store now has a Special Education section for iphone and ipad apps!

iPad Special Education Apps

iPhone Special Education Apps…


Posted by Greg Alchin on March 4, 2011 at 20:30

TeamViewer App

I recently stumbled upon an incredible iPod/iPhone app called TeamViewer This FREE app (as long as you use it non-commercial) will provide remote access to computers via another computer or your iPod/iPhone. It's also compatible with Win/Mac/Linux. I have it installed on two comps at school - Mac and Win - as well as my iPod and a Win laptop at home. I can access…


Posted by Wes on December 16, 2010 at 1:01

ISO Elementary IPod Programs

Good day Fellow IPod Teachers,

We are in our first year of a pilot for our district using IPod Touches in our fourth and fifth grade classrooms. We are looking to connect with other teachers across the world that are using IPods with elementary-aged children in order to provide the greatest benefit for our students. Please visit our new page and join in our conversation. We'd like to set up an elementary specific community. We look forward to connecting.…


Posted by Harry Walker on November 18, 2010 at 2:41

ePubs now in iTunes U

Apple have added an important product update to iTunes U the addition of ePub file format support.

The three providers who are providing ePub collections at launch are:…


Posted by Greg Alchin on November 1, 2010 at 20:52

ProScope Mobile

I have just discovered this little beauty!…


Posted by Greg Alchin on November 1, 2010 at 19:22 — 1 Comment


I teach American History to 8th graders and have been trying to find a solid basis on which to build a case for itouches in my classroom. Does anyone have any ideas of how they are using them in history classes?

Posted by Tim Tober on October 22, 2010 at 22:13 — 3 Comments


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