Top Tips & Tricks for iPads and Tablets
The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom: ". My lesson from ZIS is that we should make sure we have teachers who understand how to help children learn from the technology before throwing a lot of money into iPad purchasing. It wasn’t the 600 iPads that were so impressive— it was the mindset of a teaching staff devoted to giving students time for creation and reflection."
The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom
Use Bloom's Revised Taxonomy when creating lesson plans for 21st century learners.
Bloomin' Apps - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
Standardize tablets’ wallpapers to display students’ names, ID numbers, or homerooms in case devices are misplaced.
Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts
Remind students about the essentials of digital citizenship – how to be safe, responsible, and respectful online – with these informative and engaging posters.
Classroom Posters | Common Sense Media
Add shortcuts or “webclips” for commonly accessed websites on home screens.
On students’ desks, use inexpensive textbook holders to keep tablets propped up on desks and inexpensive book boxes to keep tablets in a set place.
My quotAlternativequot iPad Stand - Book Holder as iPad holder
Keep headphones always plugged into devices to avoid “noisy” interruptions (especially good for younger students!)