PDF Expert

iBooks is a good way to store and organise your pdfs.

PDF Expert is a much better – in fact a great way – to store, organise, annotate and share your pdfs.

Example:

Whole day Australian Curriculum T & D, English / History focus (not my teaching areas). Download curriculum documents from the Australian Curriculum site onto my PC. My iPad is on the same wireless network, so I enter the iPad network address into the PC browser and I’m presented with an explorer-type interface. Hit the upload button and a minute or so later the five pdfs are safely in their folders. Continue reading

Classy Glass Interface

With so many teachers debating the value of even an iPad in the classroom, this video is going to appear just a little far-fetched. But hold onto your scepticism and watch the video through  to at least 5:35 where the teacher (with a wall wide / high interactive whiteboard) starts throwing a rainbow round like a pack of cards and the students grab colours from it to make their own palettes. Sigh. Beautiful.

Oh, and the trick with the music in the car is pretty nifty too.