Alternative Summer Learning - 15 Ways to Use the iPad. Note: Although written as ways to use the iPad in the classroom, these are good activities to do at home over the summer to keep your student engaged in fun learning during the break.
As I began to investigate ipad apps for story writing to introduce to the faculty, I realized they fell into two groups. There are those that allow you to create your own story and use images, sound, and text in your own way. Then there are apps that guide you through the story making process with the help of steps, scenery, and props (often that are rather commercial and rather cutesey). Here are the ones we are going to investigate and use with our students.
Here is a solution to save you time by enlisting and empowering your students: Create an Upload Station! Whether you use iPads or cameras, an upload station will save you valuable time and do double-duty teaching your students some photography basics.