Monthly Archives: April 2012

1:1 at Burlington High School, USA

Patrick Larkin @bhsprincipal and Eric Conti @ericconti discuss 1:1 at Burlington High School, USA. Great point made about when a school is ‘ready’ for 1:1 – “you can plan forever, though I don’t think you’re ever ready.” bit.ly/In02fT

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How to setup an Apple TV with a Smartboard

Brad Ratcliffe and Kim Warner are at it again. This is a very good video where Brad clearly explains how to setup an Apple TV in a classroom with a Smartboard. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtOgvUb3Jk8&feature=youtu.be

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iPads for Learning

This site is part of the Victorian Government’s iPad Trial. Search through educational categories to find suitable apps. http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/education-apps

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You’ve created a BYOD program, but is it safe?

“Until recently, student electronic devices, from cell phones to iPods to laptop computers, were the forbidden fruit in schools. But with technology budgets languishing and such devices becoming more powerful, affordable and omnipresent in students’ lives, district technology leaders are … Continue reading

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Apple TV in the classroom

Kim Warner (Teacher) and Brad Ratcliffe (SLSO), from Towradgi Public School, demonstrate how they use an Apple TV in their I.O. classroom. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjyKnKst3JI Towradgi have some other great videos on their YouTube channel too! An Illawarra school really embracing technology.

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Lesson for parents in public schools

“One of the most disturbing parts of the current discussion of schools is the growing assumption that public schools are woefully underfunded and inadequate.” Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/lesson-for-parents-in-public-schools-20120415-1x1bq.html#ixzz1sAT9wBj0

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Saving iPad Pages files to the cloud

Warren McCullough @wazmac has made this handy how-to guide for saving and accessing iPad Pages documents from the cloud. Includes Dropbox, Box and WebDav options. If you have iPads at school, you need one of these options. http://www.box.com/s/1aa73d3257718d17c132

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K-6 iPad Group Meeting

The next K-6 iPad Group Meeting will be on Thursday the 24th of May at 4pm, ISER Regional Office Warilla (same site as Warilla North Public School). A special guest from Apple will be attending. This group is a regular … Continue reading

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Preparing Your School for iPad Implementation

An article detailing the many considerations for schools considering implementing an iPad program. http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-your-school-for-an?id=5840223%3ABlogPost%3A5303&page=1

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Students Accessing Inappropriate Content on an iPad

An interesting post from Sam Gliksman answering questions on preventing students accessing inappropriate materials on iPads inside school. http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/accessing-inappropriate-content-on-an-ipad

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