Flash, you served us well, delivering Reading Challenges for the past several years, but it’s time to bring a new partner into the world of TCI Subscriptions. Coming this summer, we’re welcoming HTML5. What does this mean for you? 1) Full iPad compatibility for Student Subscriptions. Reading Challenges, text tools, and all other student features […]
Everyone’s talking about Apple’s recent announcement that they want to play in the textbook sandbox. Apple released three free pieces of software and launched iBooks 2 all with the end goal of having kids read content on an iPad or Apple device instead of from a print textbook. When I say everyone’s talking about it, […]
About 25 years ago, my friend Bob predicted the e-book reader. One day we were having a spirited discussion about the future of books. Bob, a sales representative for a high-tech company, posited that the printed book would someday be available in electronic form. Coming from the perspective of an editor who had always developed […]
Many teachers and schools are snapping up iPads, especially since the iPad2 has dropped the price of the 1st gen. How could you use the iPad in class as a teaching tool? Alive in Five shares a nifty app called Splashtop ($4.99) from the iTunes store that allows you to use your iPad as a […]
Posted: March 11th, 2011 under Classroom Technology, Educational Trends and Issues, History Alive! The United States Through Industrialism, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: Apple, education, ipad, itunes, splashtop, teaching
Do you use or are curious about education apps for your smart devices such as iPads or Android-enabled phones? Join Brian Thomas (@Brian_ThomasTCI) and Ryan Canton (@TheSwish) for a TCI webinar on February 23, 2011 from 6:30 – 7:30 eastern. Participants will get an overview of eight to ten apps, how they can be leveraged […]
Posted: February 18th, 2011 under Challenging Students, Classroom Technology, Educational Trends and Issues, Grants and Funding, TeacherGenius, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: android, education apps, ipad, iphone, ipod touch, teachers
Here is a quick guide to six more killer apps in the iTunes store that you can use with TCI lessons. Noted under the icon is overview, idea of use, and price (if any). This is not an exhaustive list or ranking. We’d like tohear of other apps you’ve found to be helpful in Bringing Learning […]
Posted: January 25th, 2011 under Classroom Technology, Professional Development, PureGenius, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: Apple education apps, apps, education, ipad, iphone, ipod, iTune apps for education, teaching