Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Siri on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad! Siri is the name of Apple’s personal digital assistant. It’s basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and context, and with a personality straight out of Pixar. Ask Siri questions, or ask Siri to do things for you, just like you would ask a real…

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Like lots of manuals or Ultimate Lists, there’s arguably way too much information in this guide which means that there is a lot of redundancy in this post. Nonetheless it does have a useful lists of contents so if you get the time to check through it this article could be a useful reference, (at least until the next iOS update).

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Do Teachers Need iPad Training? – Edudemic

We have come to a point in the education technology journey where it seems rather dull to still be asking if the iPad is the right device for the classroom. The answer, in case you’ve missed the last few years of debate is that it is a great option, but this is not universally accepted …

Source: www.edudemic.com

This article makes the oft acknowledged, (but too rarely acted upon), need for teacher professional development when looking to integrate technology in the classroom. Better still it makes the point that such PD needs to be personalised and enabled over an extended period of time rather than the one-off catch-all too often provided.

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21 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do

Be an iPhone ninja with these 21 awesome tricks

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Unlike most lists, this one contains quite a few tips that I didn’t know about though the challenge again is to see which ones I remember and which become embedded into my normal practice.

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