April 6, 2012
Tom Whitby tweeted recently about ways to video-conference on an iPad. The link above goes to the web site Apps in Education, a blog that lists iPad apps by subject. Obviously video-conferencing on an iPad requires one with a front-facing … Read on...
March 9, 2012
This week Rozz speaks about the latest news with the Teaching Council and the fiasco of their election mix up and the potential downfall of CEPP. She also looks at ways of protecting your iPad and finally talks about how … Read on...
January 20, 2012
Apple has unleashed iBooks Textbooks today, where they claim that they have “reinvented the school textbook.” Apparently, these books will be “an entirely new kind of textbook that’s dynamic, engaging and truly interactive.” I am somewhat sceptical.
Don’t get me … Read on...
April 30, 2011
While there is a lot of software out there to run on PCs and laptops, there is a trend towards handheld devices and tablet PCs. The most popular of these are made by Apple – the iPod Touch, iPhone and … Read on...
December 7, 2010
A great and inspiring video from Bernie Goldbach, Tipperary Institute. Although this article is written from a 3rd level context, it is certainly relevant to all levels of education. To watch the video, please go to: http://www.insideview.ie/irisheyes/2010/12/blindly-using-an-ipad.html
OKI YUSEF IS … Read on...
November 19, 2010
Fís is a wonderful project in Ireland that allows primary school children to make films. Each year there is an award ceremony and children are invited to showcase their work with an overall winner selected at the end. It is … Read on...
July 22, 2010
Today the iPad is being launched in Ireland. So while you are queuing outside your local Currys or PC World to get your hands on one, I thought I’d give you something to read!
I bought my iPad in America … Read on...
July 19, 2010
Toy Story on the iPad
The iPad will be launched on Friday in Ireland. I’ve written some articles about iPads in the classroom. Must have app for me: Toy Story – great for reading, recording, rewarding and lots of other … Read on...
June 5, 2010
So I gave in. My friend was getting married in Milwaukee and my wife and I decided to spend a couple of days in Chicago beforehand. On the obligatory shopping day, I walked into the Apple Store where about 50 … Read on...
April 15, 2010
My iPad and iPhone face off!
When the iPad was launched a few weeks ago, I smirked at the “fools” who queued up for days to get their hands on one. “Sure, it’s just a giant iPhone”, I muttered in condescending … Read on...