Tag Archives: iPad

iPads in schools: production, consumption and collaboration

First day of the school year consisted of a trip to the Book room. Here, you were issued with a stack of textbooks, piled ever higher, that you would need over the coming year. Peeking over the top of the … Continue reading

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Exploring trends in learning: what is your experience with gamification?

It’s interesting that my iPad wants to correct ‘gamification‘ to ‘ramification‘, as it’s the ramifications of such trends that are on my mind this week. We are all subject to the latest trends, the latest buzzwords, concepts and fads, myself … Continue reading

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Creating space to be creative: how mobile learning can liberate us

My iPad makes me more creative. Or maybe i should say that it facilitates my creativity. Why? Because it captures my output in one place and because it makes it easy for me to repurpose that output into deeper, more … Continue reading

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Making connections in learning: joining the dots

It’s about four inches long and cost £30, enough money that i don’t want to have to buy another one, but i can’t find it anywhere. In white, with an iPad connector on one end and an HDMI socket the … Continue reading

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What does the iPad 3 mean for mobile learning? Technology and Community.

So the iPad 3 has hit the shelves, with something of a fanfare, but what’s actually new? What new opportunities will it give us in the fields of learning and development? What does this device do that the first and … Continue reading

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Heading North: The iPad and my Dad.

As i may have mentioned, i’m travelling with my parents. Father has bought an iPad. After a lifetime of computing with PC’s, he’s also bought a book on the iPad. It’s about the size of a telephone directory for a … Continue reading

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Spelling, and grammar. Why it’s increasingly hard to get away with it.

People worry that spelling and grammar are going out of the window. In a world of txt speak, in a world where ‘ask’ mysteriously becomes ‘aks’ (or ax?), in a world where even my middle class, podiatrist friend accidentally called … Continue reading

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Commuter skills: iTunes U and the way we spend our time.

Let me tell you, the train this morning is not a happy place. It’s cold, dark and an early start, so i could understand if everyone were gloomy, but it’s more than that. We haven’t all climbed on and fallen … Continue reading

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The view from the window: learning our sense of place.

Experiencing an unusual sense of writers block on the train this morning, i looked out of the window and caught the most wonderful view. The train takes me through the New Forest and today, thanks to an early meeting, I … Continue reading

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Small group learning using iPads. Ideas for practical applications.

The iPad is an ideal platform to be used in small groups: it’s small and independent enough to be passed around, but large enough to be viewed by a group and easy to project from. For these reasons, we can … Continue reading

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