Welcome to the Victorian Government

iPads for Learning website

This website is for educators who want to learn about using iPads in education. Here you will find
information about the Victorian school iPads for Learning trial including specially selected apps,
classroom ideas and technical tips.

I-Pad Educational Apps

Useful Websites (from iPads in Education March 7th, 2011 by Cathy Oxley)


Victorian Education Dept http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/, http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/support This has useful downloadable or PDF booklets for students and teachers.
Cybraryman’s iPad User Guide http://www.cybraryman.com/ipad.html
Blog – Reihler Blog http://www.riehler.com/tag/ipad-apps/
Blog – Apps in Education http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/
YouTube – using the ipad in the classroom – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFnWoEGWCVY
Ning – iPads in Education – http://ipadeducators.ning.com/
Wiki – Teach with Your iPad http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/
Free iPad Childrens’ ebooks – http://www.epubbud.com/
The best apps, accessories and tips for iPads – including entertainment, music

(see the Redlands iPad Programme Portal)


iPads in education from edna.edu.au

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The iPad is being trialled in a large number of schools and educational settings across Australia. This theme page provides links to school trials, app review sites, blogs by teachers using iPads and a range of other useful resources for iPads in and out of the classroom.

Apple sites

Apple in Education apps

http://www.apple.com/education/apps/


Apple support centre for Australian iPads

http://www.apple.com/au/support/ipad/


iPad Special Education apps (requires iTunes to be installed)

http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMultiRoom?fcId=422394159

School trials

iPad Trial by the Department of Education Victoria (http://bit.ly/Vicipadtrial) in 10 educational settings, includes 3 case studies from:
Trinity College iPad pilot (residential college in the University of Melbourne)

http://ipadpilot.wordpress.com/

iPad trial by the Queensland Department of Education (http://bit.ly/Qldipadtrial) at

  • Kedron State High School; and
  • Doomadgee State High School
Redlands College (Qld)

http://ipad.redlands.qld.edu.au/
West Moreton Anglican College(Qld)

http://wmaccommunity.com/wmacipadprogram/
Newspaper article discussing New South Wales iPad trials (http://bit.ly/fgvhsm) at:
  • Trinity Grammar (NSW)
  • Ascham (NSW)
  • SCEGGS (NSW)
  • Knox Grammar (NSW); and
  • Shore (NSW)
iPad trials in Australia
http://smik.posterous.com/ipad-trials-in-australia

iPad resources

40 educational apps for kids

http://www.onlineclasses.org/2010/06/16/40-amazingly-educational-ipad-apps-for-kids/


Apptivities

http://www.apptivities.org/


ATMac: empowering disabled Apple users

http://atmac.org/


iPad activities: examples

http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/IPAD+Activities+Examples

iPads in education: sample lessons

http://sites.google.com/site/ipadined/sample-lessons

iPad resources for District Administrators

http://www.mhric.org/ipad/
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps for Special Education

http://www.scribd.com/doc/24470331/iPhone-iPad-and-iPod-touch-Apps-for-Special-Education
Learning and teaching with iPads (Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta)

http://learningwithipads.blogspot.com/
Apps for Literacy Support

http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/apps-for-literacy-support

App reviews

iPad curriculum

http://www.ipadcurriculum.com/


i Education Apps Reviews (iEAR)

http://www.iear.org/
App reviews for AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) in Special Education

http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad-apps-for-aac

Implementation

iPads for Learning: 21 steps to iPad success (Department of Education Victoria)

http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/1-to-1-learning-success

Preparing your school for an iPad implementation

http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing-your-school-for-an?xg_source=msg_mes_network


The essential iPad guide for Principals (PDF)

http://www.eduleadership.org/wp-content/essential-ipad-guide.pdf

iPod and iPad user group (Wiki)

http://wiki.canby.k12.or.us/groups/ipodusergroup/

Blogs and discussion sites by Educators

Collection of papers from 2010 Australasian Tablets in Education Conference (ATIEC) at Monash University

http://monash.edu/eeducation/events/atiec2010/abstracts.html

iPads in Education: Exploring the use of iPads and eBooks in schools and colleges (Ning group)

http://ipadeducators.ning.com/

iPad 4 Edu (Discussion forum)

http://ipad4edu.com/

iPod User group includes action research projects and classroom activities

http://wiki.canby.k12.or.us/groups/ipodusergroup/blog/

Mobile pedagogy and mobile devices

http://www.edugeekjournal.com/2010/09/15/mobile-pedagogy-and-mobile-devices/


iTouch and iPad in the classroom

http://www.thenerdyteacher.com/2010/05/itouch-and-ipad-in-classroom.html


Use of iPads in Secondary education (Google doc)

https://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=1uK8n1LeSIBScALUxGQdD2H2lprE9BCYLvkvFsGi7Fl4&authkey=CPGx8L4H&hl=en&pli=1#
Ed Tech Crew 154: iPads vs netbooks vs laptops debate (podcast, run time 1:17:02 mins, size: 53 MB)

http://www.edtechcrew.net/2011/03/23/ed-tech-crew-154-ipads-vs-netbooks-vs-laptops-debate/

Apps in Education

http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/
Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies: Blog (Ipads and iPods in Special Education focus)

http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/category/ipod-ipad/
Slide to Learn (Ning group)

http://slidetolearn.ning.com/
Slide to Learn: Beginners guide to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in Education
http://slidetolearn.info/