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Why You Need to
Add Smartphones
and Tablets to Your
Learning
Environment



              Aaron Puley
      Parent and Stu...
Bloggucation.com

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  1. 1. Why You Need to Add Smartphones and Tablets to Your Learning Environment Aaron Puley Parent and Student Engagement Consultant HWDSB
  2. 2. Bloggucation.com
  3. 3. Polleverywhere.com
  4. 4. Polleverywhere.com
  5. 5. iTouch / iPhone / iPod / Android With more and more students carrying iTouch, iPhone, and Android devices, the question often comes up….. How can I use these devices to benefit the student’s learning and to accompany my program and curriculum?
  6. 6. The iPod Classroom News segment about an iPod touch program in Fluvanna county, VA. The iPod touch has a huge amount of potential in the classroom to revolutionize the way students learn and teachers teach. http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=16 472
  7. 7. The iPod Classroom 5:4 2 http://ipodclassroom.wikispaces.com/
  8. 8. NFB Films
  9. 9. Productivity: Notetaking, documenting, scrapbooking, checklisting
  10. 10. Productivity: Notetaking, documenting, scrapbooking, checklisti ng
  11. 11. Evernote
  12. 12. Egretlist: To Do List, Checklists, Assignments
  13. 13. Documents To Go Premium • Docs To Go is the only app with viewing and editing capabilities for Word, Excel, & PowerPoint
  14. 14. iBlogging • iPhone and Android apps for bloggers are carving out a niche in the mainstream blogging world. It's not far when bloggers would adopt to a new vogue – iBlogging.
  15. 15. Wordpress
  16. 16. Tumblr
  17. 17. Tumblr Teachers Students • Engage / stimulate • Can post blogs in a students in creative variety of way environment (audio, video, text, etc.) • Facilitate learning in a • Opportunity to be digital environment creative (customizable) • Develop • Posting is seamless oral, visual, and writing (bookmarklet allows skills in one platform posts from websites) • Online, paperless • Can use Smart Phone
  18. 18. Tumblr Lesson Ideas • Field Trip / Scavenger Hunt (document the trip in words, images, and video) • Research – post links, commentary, and ideas • Journaling / Book + Reading Logs • Anything really!
  19. 19. Twitter
  20. 20. Dragon Dictation
  21. 21. Dragon Search
  22. 22. Dropbox
  23. 23. Dropbox
  24. 24. Google Mobile
  25. 25. Google Earth
  26. 26. Lino
  27. 27. 30 Benefits of Ebooks Ebooks… Pastore Copyright © 2008 by Michael 1. Ebooks promote reading. People are spending more time in front of screens and less time in front of printed books. 2. Ebooks are good for the environment. Ebooks save trees. Ebooks eliminate the need for filling up landfills with old books. Ebooks save transportation costs and the pollution associated with shipping books
  28. 28. 4. Ebooks, faster to produce than paper Ebooks… books, allow readers to read books about current issues and events. 5. Ebooks are easily updateable, for correcting errors and adding information. 6. Ebooks are searchable. Quickly you can find anything inside the book. Ebooks are globally searchable: you can find information in many ebooks. 7. Ebooks are portable. You can carry an entire library on one DVD.
  29. 29. 10. Ebooks defy time: they can be delivered Ebooks… almost instantly. Ebooks are transported to you faster than overnight shipping: in minutes or in seconds. 11. Ebooks defy space: ebooks online can be read simultaneously by thousands of people at once. 12. Ebooks are cheaper to produce. Thus, small presses can attempt to compete with media giants. 13. Ebooks are cheaper to buy.
  30. 30. 14. Ebooks are free. The magnificent work of Ebooks… the classics at Project Gutenberg, and other online public libraries, allow readers to read no cost. 15. Ebooks can be annotated without harming the original work. 16. Ebooks make reading accessible to persons with disabilities. Text can be re-sized for the visually impaired. Screens can be lit for reading in the dark. 17. Ebooks can be hyper-linked, for easier
  31. 31. 21. Ebooks, with their capacity for Ebooks… storage, encourage the publishing of books with many pages, books that might be too expensive to produce (and purchase) in paperback. 22. Ebooks -- without outrageous DRM schemes -- are made for sharing. Ebooks can be quickly duplicated, and then distributed to strangers or given to your friends. Worry no more about your loaned books that will never be returned. 23. Ebooks empower individuals to write and
  32. 32. 25. Ebooks posted online encourage Ebooks… accuracy -- comments, corrections, and feedback -- which eliminates mistakes and improves especially important when dealing with scientific and technological issues. 26. Ebooks allow publishers to publish (and readers to read) works by a larger number of authors, and works on a wider variety of topics. Critics of traditional book publishing (such as Jason Epstein and Andre Schriffin) state that economic pressures have reduced and limited the number of authors and topics that traditional publishers will now produce.
  33. 33. 28. Ebooks help paperbook publishers to sell Ebooks… for free, has paperbooks. Cory Doctorow has explained that the giving away of ebooks, helped to sell the paperback editions of his stories and novels. 29. Ebooks are evolving. As technology develops, ebooks may contain new features. For example, a book of recipes may contain a recipe calculator to figure how much maple syrup is needed to bake 200 cookies. An ebook that prepares you for the GRE could include an interactive test. An ebook about politics might allow you to click a link and
  34. 34. Book Readers
  35. 35. Stanza
  36. 36. Amazon Kindle
  37. 37. eReader
  38. 38. Bloggucation.com
  39. 39. Some Sites to Check Out • iPod touch. Touching student lives in the classroom. – http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?ite mID=16472 • iPods in the Classroom. – http://ipodclassroom.wikispaces.com/general • The iSchool Initiative – http://teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id =104980&title=The_iSchool_Initiative

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