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This summer, I facilitated quite a few workshops about iPads in the classroom. I wanted to make sure that the sessions went BEYOND using apps to play games, replace worksheets and kill & drill activities, but that the focus was transformative and pedagogical use.

I am especially thrilled with the slides from the following slide deck… I took my own advice from Presentation Makeover and took all the images used myself…no stock images…the model guiding us through the presentation is my 8 year old niece, Sophia, who was so patient with me as I asked her to model with the iPad. Many times she became engrossed in playing on the iPad that she even forgot that I was taking photos of her.

The App Evaluation Guide broken down

Emphasis on iPads and Pedagogy

Skip ahead to slide 39 to see examples from the classroom.

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  1. [...] | 0 comments Lancwitches blog seemed beyond useful for me.  I was especially interested in the iPads in Education article.  The different slides Silvia has posted showing a wide range of ways iPads can help in [...]

  2. Chic Foote says:

    Thanks for this wonder collection of visually engaging and informative guides Sillvia. Your work is truly accessible for teachers. You provide clear rationale and guides while informing and upgrading skill levels for teachers in a way that is manageable in their busy high pressured lives. You make it possible to take small steps at a time and try something new as a purposeful part f the learning program. Thank you!

  3. Mike Byster says:

    As an educator, I believe it is very important to teach material that is important for the future of the students. When inventing my math and memory system Brainetics (http://www.brainetics.com), I wanted to focus on new subjects and innovative methods to teach. By teaching for the 21st century, students will be more prepared in the future. It seems like so many aspects of today’s society centers around the digital environment and teaching should be altered to adapt.

    Great article,

    Mike Byster
    http://www.mikebyster.com
    Inventor of Brainetics, Educator, Author of Genius, Mathematician

  4. [...] writing about it in an article, she wrote a paragraph summarizing her thoughts, but then provided a “slideshare” consisting of pictures and main ideas. For me, it was an easy way to understand the variety of ways [...]

  5. [...] use to the concept of blogging, I’m not quite sure how to work this site yet.  I thought the iPads in Education Slide Decks was very informative on how to use an iPad to facilitate learning rather than as a tool to just [...]

  6. [...] the slideshows that was short and simple, but that I found to be very intriguing was one on how to implement Ipads into the classroom past the basic apps and drills they are currently most used for. Overall I have been fascinated by [...]

  7. [...] noticed small slideshows about iPads and using them in education included in a post called iPads in Education Slide Deck. I clicked through a few and they kept my attention, but I found myself looking for deeper [...]

  8. [...] a lot about technology use in the classroom. I was able to read an article all about the use of iPads in the classroom. This was able to open my eyes to new ideas and thoughts about teaching outside of the [...]

  9. [...] stimulate growth and education in students. On her site, I found one particular post titled, “iPads in Education Slide Decks” extremely interesting. The presentations that were a part of this post showed the various [...]

  10. Hello Mrs. Tolisano,

    My name is Stephanie Tisdale and I am a student in Edm310 at the University of South Alabama. I enjoyed reading your blog post up above and looking through your pictures on the use of iPads in the classroom. I think iPads are such a great tool for students to use in the classroom these days. There are so many different apps on the iPad that students can use which can enhance their learning and creativity. Thanks for blogging about the use of iPads in the classroom.

    Take care,

    -Stephanie Tisdale

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