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My Digital Footprint

John Seely Brown

The web has just begun to have an impact on our lives. As fascinated as we are with it today, we’re still seeing it in its early forms… My belief is that not only will the web be as fundamental to society as electrification but that it will be subject to many of the same diffusion and absorption dynamics as that earlier medium.

iPads in Education

Wondering how to use app technology and iPads in the classroom?  Ideas and reseach gathered here may assist the journey.  In such an exploding learning environment, it is the tip of the iceberg but will be a guide to practitioners and research.  See also Apps for Learning for a range of apps suitable for the classroom or home learning.

Apple in Education - iPads
A collection of video tutorials, classroom guides, and web pages for educators.  Topics range from iPad resources through to use of various Apple tools such as iTunesU and iBook Author.  Learning communities such as Challenge Based Learning provide an overview of 21st century learning and teaching.

Interesting ways to use an iPad in the Classroom - and tips - Slideshow presentation

iPads for Learning
Site of the Victorian iPad trial.  This page has resources for the novice through to more accomplished users.  Across the curriculum apps plus case studies and recommended practice. DEECD Victoria. Excellent support for Australian educators in particular.

Teaching with your iPad
This site is deceptive at first glance in that it has no side menu structure that we're familiar with in wikispaces. Follow the links on the homepage, however, and you will open a treasure trove of links to accessories, apps and activities.  Great website for the iPad beginner.

iPad Academy
Includes tutorials, tips, training and 'how to' articles for the iPad. You’ll also discover productive apps, practical applications and useful accessories to improve iPad knowledge and skills. Subscribe via the RSS feed to keep updated.

iPads in the Classroom - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
Through this resource, Kathy shares a valuable list of resources about using iPads in the classroom from setup tips to recommended apps and lesson ideas.  Wonderful resource.