Ipads are becoming more and more common in the classroom. There are some amazing apps out there that just make teaching so much easier.
Recently I attended a professional development day based around using the ipad in classrooms. Slide2Learn is worth attending. They hold a conference each year and this year it was in Perth.
It was held at the Sienna Centre in Perth which is owned and run by the Catholic Church.
I did feel better that the Bishop popped in to bless the buildings.
Apps that I cannot survive teaching without include .....
App designed to randomly pick students names.
and of course
This App is incredible - place to take roll call, record your marks, arrange seating plans.
An App that students can use to do tests and quizzes on that have been made up by the teacher. The results arrive in the teachers email account.
This is like giving your students a slide show but it is right in front of them on the iPad. They can contribute to the lesson by responding to polls, answering questions and quizzes and even drawing responses. The teacher can then