Tagged: IPad

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Geogebra for iPad…

I looked into the feasibility of using iPads in the maths classroom last year and concluded that the time wasn’t quite right. The ‘planets were moving into alignment’, with the direction of technological development leading towards the iPad being a brilliant learning tool in the maths classroom, but they weren’t there yet. The lack of Flash compatibility was a big...

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Khan Academy releases iPad App

The Khan Academy has just released a free app for the iPad. For people unfamiliar with the Khan Academy, it is a website featuring over 2500 free educational videos about a variety of topics including maths, science, art and much more. Salman Khan, the site’s author delivered a superb TED talk last year explaining his vision. Many people who are...

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Textbooks of the future, available today. Apple have done it again…

  Today Apple announced iBooks Author, a brand new free app that makes creating textbooks as easy as drag and drop. I’m going to stick my neck out and say that what Apple have planned for textbooks is going to change everything. I think this could be a defining moment when the way we deliver content at school could change...

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Quick Graph on iPod Touch/ iPhone and iPad

I found out that all the pupils in one of my year 11 class own a iPod Touch. This has got me thinking about how I can use these wonderful devices to improve the learning of my pupils. When surfing the web one night I stumbled across a graph plotting app called Quick Graph. First impressions are very good and...

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All MathsMaster.Org videos now on iTunes!

All MathsMaster.Org’s videos are now available for free viewing/ downloading from the iTunes store! In addition to watching the videos through our website, your pupils can now download and watch the videos on their iPod/ iPhone/ iPad, mobile phone or any other electronic device they have which plays videos! You can find the videos in the iTunes store by either:...

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The iPad Infographic

This past year I’ve found that mentioning any of Apple’s shiny wonder-devices really engages the pupils. It mustn’t be overdone but a couple of examples I’ve used include: Designing questionnaires– imagine you have been asked to design the iPhone 5. You need to design a questionnaire to find out what people want in the next iPhone. Percentage decreases– the Apple...