Posts Tagged ‘iPad’
Uno schermo Multi-Touch incredibilmente reattivo. Un ampio display IPS retroilluminato LED ad alta risoluzione. Un design tanto sottile e leggero da seguirti ovunque. iPad non è solo il miglior dispositivo nel suo genere, è proprio un mondo tutto nuovo. Ed è pronto a rivoluzionare il panorama didattico.
Con le app per iPad, imparare è un’esperienza completamente nuova, in aula e fuori. E c’è un’applicazione per tutti: dalle lezioni interattive ai sussidi didattici, fino agli strumenti per una maggiore produttività.
Con il tuo iPad, la scuola è sempre a portata di mano. Sull’App Store ci sono già migliaia di app istruttive da scaricare: tanti nuovi modi per organizzare i compiti, prendere appunti e studiare per gli esami. E per i docenti ci sono app per preparare le lezioni, valutare i risultati e organizzare il lavoro. E siamo solo all’inizio.
On Wednesday, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire tablet. The Fire, priced at $199 and lacking many of the features of Apple’s iPad, garnered a mixed response from analysts. On the one hand, they noted that Barnes and Noble and many of the Android-based competitor tablets should be worried. On the other hand, the consensus was strong among market observers that Apple should not be concerned at all and that it should keep on doing exactly what it’s doing — making more powerful tablets. Many analysts believe that Amazon failed to unveil the iPad killer that many anticipated the Kindle Fire could be.
The iPad is for show-offs. And the iPhone 4 makes it difficult to make a simple telephone call. Apple used to be hip, stylish and ahead of the curve. Now, though, it has become totally uncool — and not just since Steve Jobs stepped down.
Welcome to our LiveBinder of iPod Touch & iPad resources for preK-12 educators. Start by clicking the subtabs in this section to learn more in general about the iPod Touch and iPad. Click on other tabs to find resources including recommended apps, review, and articles related to this topic.
The Apple iTunes Store sells many applications, apps, to support children’s early education. Most recently, Apple introduced Montessori based apps that toddlers can use independently. There are many Montessori kids apps for sale and some downloadable for free. The kids’ free apps can be downloaded to an iPhone, iPod or iPad.
Hewlett-Packard’s financial results showed falls in PC sales – but tablet owners are more likely to have bought a computer in the past two years. But Forrester says change is coming, and fast.
Educators say students who use the touch-screen devices for class appear to be more engaged in their studies. Students can view their school work anywhere and eMail their teachers anytime. It seems to be making a difference: Test scores of iPad-using students are climbing.
How can teachers use iPads in the classroom? Here are 10 ideas.
Mobile digital devices rocketed to popularity around 10 years ago with the release of the iPod. Mobile computing went mainstream with the release of the iPhone in 2007. With the release of the iPad just one year ago, we are now seeing a significant shift in the dynamics of computer purchase and practice – moving away from desktops and laptops to iPads and other mobile devices. Their cost relative to laptops along with the promise of mobile computing has raised tremendous interest in iPad use in education.
I don’t believe Apple anticipated the demand for iPads as educational devices. When they were first released, more than one Apple sales representative suggested that iPads were designed for personal media consumption and laptops would be a more appropriate investment for schools. In response to overwhelming interest among educators, I started our online community – iPads in Education – within weeks of the iPad’s release.
When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad and referred to it as a magical device, lots of people snickered. Most iPad owners will tell you that it can indeed inspire the kind of astonishment you might have felt while watching your first magic show — that is, if the device is properly loaded. Here are my 10 favorite apps, plus a few extras to make the iPad magic happen.