Tag Archives: iOS

Inclusion and the power of participation

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

This is an inspiring story. It about inclusion and the power of participation. “A child tried to quit band, teacher had other plans. As his body weakened from a muscle disease, young Ethan knew the time had come. He told his music teacher he’d have to give up his favourite school activity. “I was lagging behind,” says Ethan. “And they… Continue Reading Inclusion and the power of participation

Reaching deaf babies with implants, iPads and therapy

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

Joint program between Stanford and the Weingarten Children’s Center, BabyTalk, which integrates iPad and FaceTime to help families living in more remote areas develop listening and spoken language skills for children with hearing loss. The story highlights the positive impact of iPad on three families, including one bilingual family who lives in a California rural… Continue Reading Reaching deaf babies with implants, iPads and therapy

App instructor guides

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin
App Instructor Guides

A new set of free ‘instructor’ guides are now live on the iBooks Store. Inspired by the work of Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) in the classroom, these guides provide tips and lesson ideas for using some of our most popular apps across different grade levels and subject areas.  More titles are in the pipeline. Discovering… Continue Reading App instructor guides

iOS Management

Published on: Author: Greg Alchin

The successful use of any technology to support  learning and teaching involves some form of IT planning and management. Some of the questions to be considered are: Who will own and manage the devices? Who will own and install apps onto the devices? How will device settings be configured and updated? How will the devices connect to the school’s… Continue Reading iOS Management