Sunday, November 6, 2011

Episode 4 Podcast - Tablets in Schools

The State of Tech - Episode 4 - "Tablets in Schools"

Summary: In this episode we talk about tablets in education, iOS compared to Android, roll-out plans for schools, useful tablet apps for education, the benefits of tablets, and the challenges they pose for schools.

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Show Notes (click "Read more" to see full show notes if they are not already displayed below.)

  • Atomic Learning Applications Re-Opened on November 3rd. Applications will be accepted through November 25th or until all licenses have been issued.  (link)
  • OSBA Capital Conference at the Greater Columbus Convention Center November 13th - 15th. (link)
  • Register and volunteer at the 2012 Ohio Educational Technology Conference (link)

Awesome Thing of the Week
  • Sean: APPitic - Collection of 1,300+ apps for education picked by Apple Distinguished Educators. (link)
  • Eric C:
    • To Convert to PDF - CutePDF - Easy PDF converter for Windows. (link)
    • To Convert from PDF - Google Docs
  • Eric G: Quickoffice Pro - gives you the power to create and edit Microsoft® Office files from anywhere - anytime (link)
Main Topic: Tablets in Schools

Useful Links
  • Palm Beach County schools' iPad in Education wiki -  (link)
  • iPod and iPad Users Group Wiki - (link)
  • iPads at Burley - (link)
  • iPadschools Wiki - (link)
  • Northbrook 28 School District iPad Information and Resources - (link)
  • The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom - (link)
  • iPads in Schools Live Binder - (link)
  • Teach with Your iPad Wiki - (link)
  • iPad Management Bookmarks List - (link)
  • National Trail Purchased Tablets - (link)
    • Basics - Look for capacitive screen s5pv210
    • Tested ZT-180 - Resistive failed the test! - (link)
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