Thursday, 18 October 2012

15 Ways to Use an iPad in Middle & High Schools

I have had the privilege of being able to plough new ground in my classroom with a class set of iPads. I now have over a year of experience in using them with my students everyday. Over that time I have had alot of trial, error and troubleshooting. But now into my second year I have the benefit of being familiar with iPads strengths and weaknesses. All of the apps in my list of 15 Ways to Use an iPad are ones that I have used with students.

Below is a copy of my presentation/workshop I gave on Friday October 19th, 2012 to a Middle School who just received a set of iPads.

In this workshop, I focused on some easy to use and powerful apps that I use regularily in a High School. I tried to focus on some quality apps that I have found great to use with students.

I have organized the apps into three categories:
  • Consuming 
  • Collaborating 
  • Producing


Here is a Direct Link to the SlideShare above.

My list of favorite apps for use in High School.
Other Interesting Blog posts on iPads I wrote earlier.
 Extra Links for iPad information


  1. HI,

    Thanks for sharing. I tried to look at the presentation though and there is no link. It appears to only be a picture and not an embedded slideshow.
    Peace, Megan

  2. If you are using some mobile devices, then slideshare does not always play well.
    Here is a link to the presentation:

  3. Great list! I love using iPads with my students - check out my blog using iPads in the classroom:

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