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Cyndi Danner-Kuhn

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - iPad - 15 views

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    Apple's slate-style computer has been released in the U.S. The iPad runs the iPhone Operating System and can run almost all apps from the App Store. Schools are interested in iPad because of those apps and the promise of interactive textbooks. * Read Learning in Blog Blog posts tagged iPad. * Download Apple's 154 page iPad manual. * View Apple's iPad Guided Tour videos.
Cyndi Danner-Kuhn

Power to Learn - A Day on the iPad - 4 views

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    Apple's new iPad is out, and the big question for us is how it might help teaching and learning in school. So to test it's metal, I'm writing this article on an iPad. Writing is first in line of the things students do most with their computers in school, so this should be a good test. But how about the other things at students need to do in a typical day? That's the real test. So we'll go back a few weeks to an article called A Day in the Life, and see how many of the things that Sally needed her computer for could be done with the iPad.
Cyndi Danner-Kuhn

Will the iPad Make You Smarter? | Gadget Lab | Wired.com - 5 views

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    A growing chorus of voices argue that the internet is making us dumber. Web-connected laptops, smartphones and videogame consoles have all been cast as distracting brain mushers. But there's reason to believe some of the newest devices might not erode our minds. In fact, some scientists think they could even make us smarter. Could the cleaner and more modern interfaces that we see on iPads, iPhones and Android smartphones better suit the way our minds were meant to work?
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