With the introduction of iPads and tablets into education I thought it would be a good idea to start a collection of interesting links and suggestions around how these devices are being used in education.

Apps and Literacy

Here is a great annotated list ipad/ipod apps for literacy that we got from a listener on the Ed Tech Crew shared.

Click on the following link to an elluminate recording on iPads in education. It's a discussion around how iPads are currently being used in classrooms as well as the varied experiences of participants

Applications for Education

Link to a google spreadsheet that lists some good applications - https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AurJI49o5M_0dC00a011WGRSd09paTFFTmhOSHowU1E&hl=en&pli=1#gid=0

Will iPad replace the textbook? Here is an interesting blog post from Peter Pappas where he discusses how iPads might have the potential to replace textbooks. I like the example that Peter created and has embedded in his blog post. An interesting concept. external image 6a00d8341d880253ef0133ec9463d5970b-800wi