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Resources for Using iPods in the Classroom

Resources for Using iPods in the Classroom

Written by Kate Leuschke Blinn
October 14, 2010

The iPod has the potential to be a great tool for classroom and professional literacy and learning. Here are a few resources to consider:

On WritingFix, teachers from the Northern Nevada Writing Project describe their inservice class for teachers, iPods Across the Curriculum Course and share writing prompts, lessons, templates, and resources.

This slideshow lists apps for the iPod that might be appropriate for special education, in categories like communication, organization, writing, and art.

(Creative Commons Photo from Barrett Elementary School photostream)

“iPod Literacy” has resources for primary, junior, and ELL learners. The site also has suggestions for ways to use iPods for student assessment and teacher professional development.

iTunes U has more than 350,000 free lectures, videos, films, and other resources from universities, museums, and libraries around the world.

This article from Open Culture suggests 10 Ways to Make your iPod a Better Learning Gadget