iTunes U Updated to Version 3

Apple’s iTunes U app provides what an instructor or teacher needs to help students work together on the iPad, including building lessons with apps and materials. Teachers can grade student’s assignments, mark up PDF assignments and discuss matters. The updates include: • Students can hand in their homework assignments • Annotate PDF assignments directly in iTunesContinue reading “iTunes U Updated to Version 3”

L.A. School Board To Increase iPad Distribution

According to the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. school board has voted to distribute iPads to 38 more campuses. This is part of a $1-billion effort to provide a computer to every student, teacher and administrator in the nation’s second-largest school system. The iPads will be shared by different classes during a six week test period.Continue reading “L.A. School Board To Increase iPad Distribution”

iPads for San Diego Unified District

San Diego Unified School District is going to be outfitting 340 classrooms before the end of next year with iPads. The district plans to purchase about 25,700 iPad 2s for 5th through 8th grade classes as well as some high-school students. The school district began to distribute iPads last week. The process is part ofContinue reading “iPads for San Diego Unified District”

Khan Academy iPad App – Educate and Learn

Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. The company has been featured on NPR and at Fast Company. They have over 3,000 videos covering various academic topics including: math, physics, finance, history and more. Its not just for adults.  The company just released an iPad app to view Khan Academy’s complete libraryContinue reading “Khan Academy iPad App – Educate and Learn”

iTunes Charts and iTunes U

  Feeling like a lemming. Want to download what others think are good apps? Just want to peruse the app store to see what is selling well? Apple has a site for you to visit. iTunes Charts lets you browse the top apps (paid or free), TV shows, albums, songs, etc. are at the moment.Continue reading “iTunes Charts and iTunes U”