Posts Tagged ‘ipad’

The iPad’s Killer App

Presenter: Ben Rimes Location: Mattawan, Michigan, United States @techsavvyed   Presentation Description: For the hundreds of thousands of apps on the iPad, there is one often neglected app that already comes pre-installed; the Camera App! Exploration of the world around us using video and images allows students to capture elements of curiosity and real world […]

Constructing Identity with an iPad

Presenter: Claire Kreuger Location: Moose Jaw, SK CANADA @ClaireKreuger   Presentation Title: Constructing Identity with an iPad Presentation Description: “…everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind […]

Digital Portfolios

Presenter: Candice Clark Location: WV @ClarkCandice3 Presentation Title: Digital Portfolios Presentation Description: I show a cool app by PEGeeks called Easy Portfolio. I demonstrate the basics of how to use Easy Portfolio on the iPad to create student portfolios electronically. It is a simple and neat app that is easy to use and very useful […]

Photography for All

Presenter: Luis Perez Location: St. Petersburg, Florida @luisfperez Presentation Description: The saying from photographer Chase Jarvis that the “best camera is the one you have with you” captures the power of mobile devices as tools for documenting our lives through photography in ways that were not possible before. Today’s mobile devices, including the iPhone and […]

Using iOS App Affordances to Foster Literacy Learning in the Classroom

Presenter: Richard Beach and Jill Castek Location: Minneapolis, MN, US/Portland, OR, US Twitter: @rbeach   @jillcastek Presentation Description: This presentation describes students’ uses of iOS app affordances to foster collaborative reading, writing, and speaking/listening literacy practices in the classroom given the need to determine how apps can be used to foster literacy practices. By app affordances, we […]

Kicking It Up A Notch Keynote Teaser: It’s Not About the Apps

Take a sneak peek to Mathew Needleman’s K12Online12 Keynote presentation for the “Kicking Up a Notch Strand”. Look for the full presentation on Monday October 29, 2012.

Going One-to-One

Presenter: Patrick Fogarty Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA Twitter: @fogarty22 Presentation Title: Going One-to-One Presentation Description: “One-to-one computing” is more than another educational buzzphrase; it’s a movement whose proponents aim to make our classrooms resemble the workplace of today and tomorrow rather than the factories of the 19th century. It’s an idea developed through thirty years […]

iCreate vs. iConsumption

Presenter: Scott Meech Location: Chicago Suburbs, Illinois, USA Twitter: @smeech Presentation Description: Many argue that the iPad is the premiere consumption device at this time but it isn’t very good at creating. I want to walk through some thoughts to battle that thinking. Creating on the iPad is different but it is an effective creation […]

Sandpit QR Code Presentation

Presenter: Allanah King Location: Nelson, New Zealand @Allanahk Presentation Title: Sandpit QR Code Presentation Presentation Description: In this presentation Allanah King describes how she has used QR codes with her class of Year Four children. She also shares a number of other uses of QR Codes that may be useful in teaching and communicating with the wider community. The ideas in […]

Project Based Learning in Hand

Presenter: Tony Vincent Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Project Based Learning in Hand Presentation Description: Handheld computers are everywhere. From mobile phones to handheld games, it’s a very familiar sight to see people of all ages gazing into screens that they can hold. Schools are discovering that […]