Apple In Education

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Apple In Education

  1. 1. iPods in the Classroom A Teacher’s Nightmare, or Teaching Partner?
  2. 2. Why We Hate iPods • Distracting • High theft items • Distracting • Cause fights • Distracting
  3. 3. Traditional Solutions • Take iPods when used in class • Ban all electronic devices • Disciplinary action when iPod is used • Only allow iPods in halls or outside
  4. 4. Modern Solutions • Students have increased access to technology. • Utilize technology that interests them in the classroom. • Motivate students to use their technology in new, educational ways.
  5. 5. iPods in the Classroom • Apple iPod Learning Lab • Load content and charge multiple iPods. • Each student can use an iPod. • Comes with teacher guide to get started.
  6. 6. What iPods Can Do • Educational videos and audio books • Interactive games and activities • Quizzes and assessment • Student or teacher-made podcasts • And more!
  7. 7. iPod Touch and iPhone • Touch Screen • WiFi connectivity • iPhone camera • Student and teacher-made applications.
  8. 8. Apple’s Educational Resources • Professional Development • Workshops to help teachers integrate iPods into their curriculum. • iPod Lesson Plans • Download pre-made lesson plans for a variety of content areas.
  9. 9. Other Apple Curriculum Solutions • Apple Mobile Learning Labs • Laptop carts that store, charge, and sync multiple computers at once. • Each student can have access to his or her own computer. • High School Labs • Custom Apple computer labs.
  10. 10. Apple at the University • iTunes U • Administrators and Faculty can publish lectures and other educational material on iTunes. • Students can download videos and podcasts for their classes. • iPods allow mobile learning.
  11. 11. Reference • (2008). Apple in Education. Retrieved November 5, 2008, from Apple Web site: http://www.apple.com/education

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