The iPad

EdTech BYOD #fail

EdTech BYOD #fail

Never agreed with BYOD system. Fundamentally flawed. Inappropriate to impose such costs on a family. Students rarely prepared to use such devices in an effective manner.

App Smashing Ideas

App Smashing Ideas

The following links are resources for the App Smashing workshop at the iPads in Education Conference.

iPads in Education Conf

iPads in Education Conf

I am heading up to Sydney today to attend the iPads in Education National Conference. Shall be conducting a couple of presentations on Thursday and Friday.

Singapore National Academy

Singapore National Academy

I conducted a significant and rather special iPad in Education workshop at the Singapore National Academy in Surabaya, Indonesia, yesterday. I shall never forget this workshop.

Seen in Singapore

Seen in Singapore

Captured this moment as a visitor to Singapore gazed upon the shophouses in Chinatown. The camera preset was incorrect, yet, i like this picture as her upward look seems to express wonder.

Articles on the iPad

Articles on the iPad

An extensive set of links regarding iPad implementations, the experiences of teachers and students with iPads in the classroom, scholarly articles, and reviews of iPad apps.

Desktop iPad Support Apps

Desktop iPad Support Apps

Desktop applications that can enhance and empower your iPad experience include Disk Aid, Handbrake, Reflector and Air Server. Transfer files, convert video & display the iPad.

iPad and the Cloud

iPad and the Cloud

I have updated a number of documents relating to the iPad and accessing the Cloud. The three doucments in question provide guides for Readdle Documents, CloudOn and Google Drive.

Guide to iMovie on the iPad

Guide to iMovie on the iPad

I have updated my guide for iMovie on the iPad. iMovie on the iPad is in many ways a significantly better application than its much larger cousin on the Apple Mac.

Pages Guide

Pages Guide

I gave the guide for Pages a bit of a spruce up and I have uploaded the latest version to this web site. It covers just about everything you may need to know. Pages is quite a good app and if Apple only allowed users to access DropBox for the sharing of files it would(…)

Keynote Guide

Keynote Guide

Created a guide for Keynote on the iPad. It is quite comprehensive and covers just about all the features of the app.

Victorian iPad Workshops

Victorian iPad Workshops

Victorian iPad Workshops happening soon! See you at my Victorian iPad in Education Workshops facilitated by the team of Release The Geek. Melbourne and Wodonga.

iPad in Education

iPad in Education

This workshop is designed to demonstrate the practical use of the iPad as a tool in teaching and learning. Workflows, tactics and tips will be shared with all.

Full throttle writing

Full throttle writing

Full throttle writing and high speed engagement can be a good start to any lesson. Settling students at the beginning of a lesson can be a challenge. Organisation is the key

iOS6 file upload

iOS6 file upload

One can now upload files to sites on the Internet from within the Safari and Chrome browsers on the iPad following the iOS6 update. Specifically, images hosted in the Photos app.

iPad apps I possess

iPad apps I possess

I regularly conduct iPad workshops in Singapore for the Centre for Excellence in Teaching at Nanyang Technological University and also at the Institute of Adult Learning. As part of that process I wished to share the apps that I presently have installed on my iPad.

iPad Sharing Solutions

iPad Sharing Solutions

Sharing iPad files is challenging. This post shares a number of solutions collected by the author as well as teachers from across the globe.

CELT Workshops

CELT Workshops

This week has seen another series of workshops in Singapore. Topics covered included social media, digital storytelling and the iPad.

Schools take up the iPad

Schools take up the iPad

The Apple iPad has been in the news since the release of the iPad 2 & it is no secret that many forward thinking schools & educators are investing in the device.

Social Media Links

Social Media Links

Social media in education resources & links. The first collection link to articles by educators while the second set connects with news services.

iPad App The Elements

iPad App The Elements

The Elements iPad app is a multimedia tool that allows users to explore each element of the periodic table using exquisite imagery and excellent detail.

iPad App SoundNote

iPad App SoundNote

This is SoundNote. It is an iPad app that allows you to take notes and sketch diagrams whenever you wish.

WordPress and the iPad

WordPress and the iPad

Trendsetters, let me share something with you. There are two loves in my education technology life at the moment. WordPress and the iPad. I think the three of us together would make a lovely couple, of sorts. But, there is a problem. Worpdress does not play nice with the iPad. Or, perhaps the other way(…)

Mobile wordpress theme

Mobile wordpress theme

I have used the WPTouch Pro wordpress plug-in to give this web site a mobile theme. In the final analysis WPTouch is a very useful plugin and also handles mobile devices other than the iPhone.

iPad implementations

iPad implementations

Significant tech implementations in schools & institutes of higher education is not an easy task. Gathered together here are a range of guides for an iPad implementation.

The new iPad & education

The new iPad & education

I have been buying Apple products since the early 1990s. It was not until last year that I really demonstrated my geekiness when I pre-ordered the first iPad. I had never pre-ordered an Apple product before. I shall pre-order the new iPad as well. As far as I am concerned the iPad is a good(…)

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation

I am creating this blog post using Dragon Dictation. This iPhone app allows you to record your voice and it converts your voice to text. You can publish that text to Twitter or Facebook or you can e-mail it to another person. For example I intend to e-mail the text to my blog. I will(…)