Monthly Archives: August 2010

iPad VGA adapter severely limited

I wanted to purchase the VGA adapter for the iPad/iPhone 4, but the $29 thingamajig has a myriad of limitations, according to user reviews, and most of the apps won’t play. In Apple’s Q&A section on the user review page, … Continue reading

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Secondary students need more educational apps

Though there are some useful iPod/iPad apps for 6-12 classrooms, the selection is rather limited. Capitalism is hard at work in Apple’s App Store, and the vast majority of apps are geared toward the folks who are willing and able … Continue reading

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Apps for the language arts classroom

I have owned my iPad for about three months now and have amassed quite a few apps. I thought I’d share with you the ones that I think could be useful in a language arts classroom. Instead of spending $100 … Continue reading

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Apps for the science classroom

Why would Google direct you, Mr./Ms. Science Teacher, to a language arts site when you searched for science apps? Because I am a closet math/science fanatic, that’s why! I probably have more science-related apps on my iPad than any other … Continue reading

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Take a dip in the technology pool

How much technology should I integrate into my lessons? That’s a question many teachers are asking themselves. I want to help my fellow language arts teachers move into the digital age of teaching. Are English teachers using online forums? Are … Continue reading

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Resources for teachers

Welcome teachers! I’ll be posting useful Web resources here as well as provide you with lesson plans and materials. Please be patient with me, as I’m learning how to utilize Word Press to provide you with the best possible resources. … Continue reading

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