Category Archives: iPad

Apple in the Classroom, What’s Next on the Chopping Block?

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato I just read the article, Apple planning to make original TV shows and movies as hardware sales soften. I decided to try and remember what I used to be able to buy for the … Continue reading

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If This, Then That: Link Apps Together to Double Your Productivity!

You can create connections between apps/products that you love to make them work more efficiently for you – if this… then that happens Continue reading

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Pocket: An Easy & Quick Bookmarking Tool that’s Free

I love Pocket! It’s a Chrome extension, and it’s something that I actually use. Yes, you have to sign up first, but that’s pretty painless. And it’s free. There is a premium version, but it seems unnecessary. Everything that I … Continue reading

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Folders, Files, Sharing, Storing and the Myth of Speed

Warning: This is about Educational Technology, Teachers, and Students. This is not a cloud for business article, although some points are valid for all groups of cloud users. Let us get this out of the way: Harddrives go bad, and … Continue reading

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Why do schools want iPads? Do the math, and you won’t understand it.

I will make this a simple conversation. I will choose 10 qualities that a traditional educational technology resource should have. If the iPad has a quality in full, I will award it 1 point. If it is partially capable, I … Continue reading

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Consumption vs Creation

Lately I have had many discussions about mobile devices and iPads. It is very difficult to get people to focus on the negative side of something that is innately exciting.  You may ask why I have to be so negative, and the … Continue reading

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Educational iPhone Apps – March

I thought I would try something a little different this time. I decided to try and get some March appropriate apps and boy did I get some good ones. They’re free, helpful, and can do some good in the classroom. … Continue reading

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Let’s go to school! Maybe not quite yet.

I recently responded to a post Less Do, More Think, where Jerri Kruse warns the educational community about rushing blindly towards technology integration. I agree with many of his points, and there have been some good comments left on my … Continue reading

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You’re Smart So Use That Smart Phone!

Technology is wonderful wouldn’t you agree? Well sometimes it can suck, but mostly I love it. I love teaching it, love using it, and love learning new and exciting ways to use technology in my life. So it makes sense … Continue reading

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Educational iPhone Apps #2

Ready for the second installment people (or person according to the blog stats). More iPhone apps for your consideration. Use em, don’t use em, it’s totally up to you, but they are all free and so why not huh? You … Continue reading

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