´╗┐Blogs Worth Following:

  • Apps in Education: "One of the hardest thing with using the iPad in the classroom is finding the time to go through all of the apps in the iTunes Store listed under the education banner. We have started to list some of the apps we've found under each of the Key Learning Areas"

  • Sam Gliksman's Blog on iPads in Education: Exploring the use of iPads and eReaders in Schools and Colleges

Twitter-ers to Consider Following:

  • **smeech** "Technology in Education isn't the Future, It is the Present!"

  • **kathyschrock** "Educational Technologist, DEN Star, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher"

  • **fraserspeirs** "Developer at Connected Flow. Head of Computing and IT at Cedars School of Excellence, the world's first 1:1 iPad school. Apple Distinguished Educator"

  • **achurches** "Edublogger, Teacher, Author, Dad, Outdoor education instructor, DP workshop leader and ICT enthusiast"

  • **iear** "We recommend IPhone / ITouch Educational Apps..."

  • **A4CWSN** "Web-site dedicated to showing video reviews of Apps for children and those with special needs. Watch videos of the App before you buy them"

  • **appsined** "AppsinEducation.com main objective is to bring the best educational apps to you"

  • **apps4kids** "Rewiews of the best iPhone, iPod touch and iPad apps for kids"

  • **iPodsibilities** "Gonna start a revolution... spreading the word about teaching & learning with iPods and iPads!"

Multi-Media Sites to Further Your Understanding:

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iPod pilot in a kindergarten classroom

Learn how iPods are helping students improve reading and and math skills as well as how the iPod Syncing cart works

Here what educators have to say about their iPad pilot


Apple in Education. (2011). Retrieved from www.apple.com/education/

Banister, S. (2010). Integrating the iPod touch in k-12 education: Visions and vices. Computers in the Schools, 27, 121-131. DOI: 10.1080/07380561003801590

Carr, N. (2010). The shallows: Wht the internet is doing to our brains. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company Inc

Churches, A. (2011). Bloom's Digital Taxonomy. Educational Orgami [Wikispaces]. Retrieved from http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/Bloom's+Digital+Taxonomy

´╗┐Cormier, J. (2011, April 17). The apple iPad now has 80,000 dedicated apps [Web log post]. Retrieved fromhttp://www.theipadfan.com/apple-ipad-80000-dedicated-apps/

Crompton, H. (2011). Mathematics in the age of technology: There is a place for technology in the mathmatics classroom. Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology.7(1) pp. 54-66. Retrieved from http://www.rcetj.org/index.php/rcetj/article/view/149/237

Hu, W. (2011, January 4). Math that moves: Schools embrace the iPad. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?pagewanted=all

Murray, C. (2010). Mobile learning in the classroom. Agora, 45(1), 48-54. Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=9323b488-2608-43d5-be77-6bf870d5d06e%40sessionmgr112&vid=4&hid=102

Ohler, J. (2010). Digital community: Digital citizen. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin

Reilly, E. (2010). Professional Resource: Story Kit (2009). Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2(2), 177-180. Retrieved from http://www.jmle.org/index.php/JMLE/article/viewFile/124/76

Quinn, A. J., Bederson, B.B., Bonsignore, E.M., Druin, A. (2009). StoryKit: Designing a mobile application for story creation by children and older adults. Human-Computer Interaction Lab Onine Tech Reports. Retrieved from http://hcil.csumd.edu/trs/2009-22/2009-22.pdf

Schrock, K. (n.d.). Bloomin' iPad [Web log post]. Retrieved from

Swanson, G. (2011, June 14). 12 iPad apps for storytelling in the classroom [Web log post]. Retrieved fromhttp://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/06/12-ipad-apps-for-storytelling-in.html

Stav, J., Nielsen, K., Hansen-Nygard, G., Thorseth, T. (2010). Experiences obtained with integration of student response systems for iPod touch and iPhone into e-Learning environments. Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 8(2), pp. 179-190. Retrieved from http://ejel.org/front/search/index.html

Turkle, Sherry. (2011). Alone together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other. New York, NY: Basic Books

Valstad, H. (2010). iPad as a pedagogical device. Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Retrieved from http://www.iktogskole.no/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ipadasapedagogicaldevice-110222.pdf