The iPod Touch Classroom

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CAP Blended Learning Resource

The Country Areas Program have just created a Blended Learning resource which can be accessed here. Useful and practical resource for teachers well worth a look.

Added by Stacey Kelly on March 20, 2010 at 13:45 — No Comments

Student Response Network iPod Touch App

Some of you especially in NSW might be interested in Stu Hasic's Student Response Network (SRN) (virtual clicker) comes installed on DER machines. He is in the process of developing a client for the ipod touch/iphone. Watch this short movie for an overview:…

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Added by Stacey Kelly on February 6, 2010 at 14:41 — 2 Comments

Presentations

Below are various presentations that staff have completed at various conferences sharing their knowledge of the iPod touches in an educational setting.



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Added by Stacey Kelly on October 28, 2009 at 11:36 — No Comments

Charging/Syncing Doc for 20 iPod Touches/iPhones

Just came across this...looks interesting.



Check out the movie on youtube..



"The PARASYNC from PARAT Solutions is a dock that charges and synchronizes up to 20 iPod or iPhone devices to one iTunes library. It's the perfect solution to manage multiple iPod or iPhone devices...

The PARASYNC from PARAT Solutions is a dock that charges and synchronizes up to 20 iPod or… Continue

Added by Stacey Kelly on September 21, 2009 at 10:12 — 2 Comments

ACU Mobile Learning Conference

ACU had a conference during our school holidays and podcasts/vodcasts of the conference are avaliable for download. Check out their website

Added by Stacey Kelly on July 28, 2009 at 9:30 — No Comments

Tethering your iPhone as a wireless modem with Telstra

http://macintoshhowto.com/internet/how-to-find-the-best-telstra-plan-for-an-iphone.html

Check out this site to learn how to use your iPhone as a modem for your laptop - works well. You do need firmware 3.0.

Stace

Added by Stacey Kelly on July 20, 2009 at 14:42 — No Comments

iSchool Initiative

This website - iSchool Initiative is a website I have come across which has some compelling arguments why iPod touches/iPhones should be used in schools. It is an American site and I have also uploaded their movie to this ning - worth a watch!

Added by Stacey Kelly on June 1, 2009 at 19:26 — No Comments

iAudioze

Is a program that allows you to convert word docs/webpages/emails etc to mp3 and save them as podcasts in iTunes.
Click here for their website - I have just downloaded their trial so I will let you know what I find out.

Added by Stacey Kelly on June 1, 2009 at 19:17 — No Comments

IEAR - Educational App Review Website

I Education Apps is an online website which reviews educational apps. They also have a podcast which you can subscribe to via iTunes. Their website can be found here.

Added by Stacey Kelly on June 1, 2009 at 17:34 — No Comments

Educate App

Over the weekend came across an app called Educate costs about $8-9. Seems to have potential. Some of the features include:
Lesson planning
Range of teaching strategies
Student attendance and progress
Collaborative aspect
E-Learning - allows you to access your e-learning system such as Moodle / LAMs
Built in stopwatch, audio recorder and image creator

Click here for their website.

Added by Stacey Kelly on June 1, 2009 at 17:24 — No Comments

Podcasting Booklet

Just came across this step by step booklet for podcasting using all FREE software. Seems very suited for windows users too. I found it on Tony Vincent's website.
Podcasting_Booklet.pdf

Added by Stacey Kelly on June 1, 2009 at 17:07 — No Comments

Bookmarklets

As you know on your iPod touch you can access bookmarks (favourite websites) in safari. Now you can use 'bookmarklets' to able to search webpages and carry out other functions. They are little pieces of java script which allow you extra functionality in safari. I am still doing some research on these and will re-post when I have it all figured out.

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 23, 2009 at 8:43 — No Comments

Live Mathletics App

Did you know the app store in iTunes has been opearating for only 6-7 months and in that time there has been over 15 000 apps developed for the iPhone/iPod touch? Also did you know that these apps have been downloaded close to over a billion times?

Most people are aware of the online maths program called Mathletics well now they have released an app called Live Mathletics which can be downloaded from the iTunes store for $3.99.

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 23, 2009 at 7:37 — 1 Comment

Excellent Podcast using iPod Touches in the Classroom

I have across a fantastic podcast in the iTunes store called Learning in Hand: iPods which talks about using iPod touches in the classroom and also apps that can be used as well. This podcast is created by an American teacher called Tony Vincent, his blog can be accessed here.

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 23, 2009 at 7:32 — No Comments

Flip Book App

I was listening to a podcast on the weekend from the USA and they were speaking about an app called FlipBook which allows students to create their own flipbooks and shre them with class mates. Costs $12.99 - I haven't tried it but it looks good.

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 23, 2009 at 7:26 — No Comments

Student Attendance App

On the weekend as you do when you bump into another teacher with an iphone you start talking and swapping favourite apps. Deb Morton from Hillston CS showed me an app called 'Attendance' which allows you to mark your class roll from your iphone and or ipod touch. Further information can be found at this site http://web.me.com/dave256/MobileMe/Attendance_iPhone_App.html.

This can be downloaded from the itunes store… Continue

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 23, 2009 at 7:20 — 1 Comment

Audio Recording wih the iPod Touch

I have been asked by a few people to post some thoughts about recording audio with the iPod touches. The following link Ipod Audioprovides a number of headphones/headsets that have inbuilt microphones. For our iPods at Ungarie as part of the bundle with Apple students will have a… Continue

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 17, 2009 at 22:06 — No Comments

iPod Touch Project - Shepparton HS, Victoria

Some of you over the holidays may have seen in the Sydney Morning Herald an article about Shepparton HS and their use of iPod Touches in the classroom. John Larkin has supplied the following links to the articles that appeared in other newspapers:



The Age: http://tinyurl.com/86vapx



The SMH: http://tinyurl.com/8auak2



The Land: http://tinyurl.com/9433uv



Further the learning management system they used was Studywiz which has quite a nifty iPod Touc… Continue

Added by Stacey Kelly on February 8, 2009 at 13:30 — No Comments

Convert PowerPoint for iPod Touch

Anne-Maree Moore from Murrumburrah PS just emailed me this link which allows you for free to convert PowerPoint and put on your iPod touch.

Looks good and very helpful for teachers and students a like.

http://www.authorstream.com/powerpoint-to-video.aspx

Added by Stacey Kelly on November 30, 2008 at 19:43 — 1 Comment

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