iPad apps

(This is reposted from my blog) For some time now, I’ve been intrigued by the movement towards more “augmented reality” apps are allowing people to layer information on top of the view of physical objects. I suppose this idea has been given a great big push forward with the emergence of the Google Glass project. But, how to experiment with it? Erin Klein, a friend in several teaching networks,...
As part of a successful bond proposal, my school district was able to update infrastructure making all our school buildings wireless. They also purchased SmartBoards and iPads.  I knew I wanted to integrate this technology into my third grade curriculum to increase the learning potential for each of my students. My colleagues were also excited about the cart of iPads and quickly began filling...
Over the past year, The Atlantic Wire has posted first-person accounts from journalists, political leaders, and authors about the media they consume each day under the topic Media Diet.  Finding the pieces fascinating, I used The Atlantic’s model to catalog my own daily media diet.  Since I always strive to create instructional environments that mirror real life, this piece is just another...