iPod : A Tool For Learning “Preliminary research ... found students were more willing to come to school, did more homework and used their iPods more than laptops or desktop computers” ‘Homework is fun on an iPod Touch’
Are these Students Learning?
Creating an eLearning environment on the iPod is easy.
Download a dictionary application such as Dictionary.com.
Download a flashcard application that suits your learning style such as Cram. Create a custom flashcardset Or Download a premade flashcard set from the database in the flashcard application.
Download a periodic table app such as EleMints. Tap on the element(s) in which you need more details.
Download a note-taking application Evernote. Select the type of notes you wish to enter. Enter a name for the notes that you are going to save.
Learning is portable and accessible almost anywhere. Learning resources Fit in your pocket Or your back pack.
Examples of how the iPod is used in the classroom Kids use iPods in school to help with language skills September 13, 2009 Hilton Head Island Middle School http://www.islandpacket.com/2009/09/13/965830/kids-use-ipods-in-school-to-help.html Apple in the classroom: Students using iPods, iPads to improve reading,math January 10, 2011 Logan Schools http://news.hjnews.com/news/education/article_937f4736-1c7b-11e0-94f2-001cc4c03286.html