The Swiss Army Device

The year 2012 saw many schools purchasing iPads for use in their classrooms.  The iPad has made made huge in-roads into education, and quickly developed a reputation as being a must-have device.  The content available through the AppStore has appealed to teachers of all learning areas, and across all ages in the K-12 spectrum.  The

The Future of Maths?

As a mathematics teacher, it always used to frustrate me that people seemed to increasingly rely on a calculator to do what could be accomplished in their head. Even if the answer requires more accuracy that can reasonably be accomplished mentally, the process of approximating a solution seems to be becoming a 'lost art'. The

Sharing files on iOS devices

I was recently given the challenge of compiling video from multiple iPads into a single device's Camera Roll so that an iMovie could be made. If anyone has tried to do this, you will appreciate just how challenging this is. While iCloud and PhotoStream allow for the sharing of photos amongst my own devices, there

60 Apps in 60 Minutes

Came across this presentation during a PD session with Aubin Grove Primary School. Someone has put together a list of applications available for education in a very cool and powerfully engaging Prezi! [prezi id='http://prezi.com/swceiv2g3bbt/60-educational-apps-in-60-minutes/' width='600'] Here's the link to the 60 iOS applications here - http://goo.gl/3co8s

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