iPad’s popularity in education is growing constantly, and with this, there is an increase of resources in form of articles, videos, tips on how to use it.
This week, we are sharing some social media groups, communities, pages, boards and accounts that you should follow to learn about iPad in education.
Twitter is among one of the most active social media platform. We have dig out some of the accounts available on Twitter that you can follow to get updates on ipad in education.
Jeff Johnson: Dedicated to a discussion of the role the iPad (and devices like it) can play in education. Apple Distinguished Educator. Twitter handle is @ipadeducators.
Kyle Pearce: Math 1:1 iPads, Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE), ADE CDN Advisory Board, Apple Authorized Trainer (APD), Google Certified Teacher (GCT), Instructional Coach. Twitter handle is @MathletePearce.
iPad Teachers: Sharing iPadEd Ideas & More. Teacher’s Guide to iPad App. Created for the teachers by a teacher. Twitter handle is @iPadTeachers.
iPad Education: Education on iPad has transformed the way we learn. Twitter handle is @ipad_education.
iPad Educators: Sharing best practice in the use of mobile technology. App reviews, feature articles, exclusive interviews and more. Twitter handle is @iPadEducatorsAE.
Brainfeed iPad: Brainfeed is an iPad app featuring educational and entertaining videos for children 7+, tweens, teens, and inquisitive adults. Twitter handle is @BrainfeedApp.
Joe Moretti: Apple Distinguished Educator. Worldwide iPad in Education Consultant, twitter handle is @Joe_Moretti.
Kimberley Sutton: She is teacher, tech lover, iPad educator, twitter handle is @TeachMissSutton.
Kim: 1:1 #iPad educator, blogging enthusiast, twitter handle is @Ipadkimmy.
Rich Stamper: iPad education app – simple for learners, parents & teachers to create projects in many languages for home or school. Twitter handle is @moveandmatch.
Dan Koch: Yearbook adviser, ELA teacher, and tech obsessed geek. iPad educator, flip class regular, always looking for ways to integrate technology and curriculum. Twitter handle is @danvkoch.
Pinterest is yet another platform that offers a lot of boards in iPad in education. Here are some.
iPads in Education: This pinterest board by Julie Millan, consist of 530 pins.
iPads in Education Resources: Kelly Walsh’s pinterest board includes ipad app review, many teaching tips and learning ipad for students and educators.
iPads in education by Amanda O’Connell: This board with 515 pines provides brilliant ideas, learning tools, and resource in ipad education.
iPads in Elementary Education/Reading by T. Ward: This board is dedicated to science and ipads. There is one more board by T Ward iPads in Education, here you will find resource related integrating iPads in the classroom.
iPads, Apps, & Lists of Apps: The board consist of apps for education, lists of apps, ways to use iPads in the classroom.
Teaching with Technology: On this board, you will find lots of helpful links for your elementary classroom.
Education: Social media, tech & Internet as tools: Mostly e-tools and infographics on social media, e-learning, mobile learning, digital humanities, educational technology, iPads, Androids, tablets, applications in general.
Though people use Facebook for personal purpose more, but there are a lot of groups on the Facebook that helps you to get the latest on iPad in education.
iPad Education Dreams: This group is committed to all things iPad in the classroom. If you are an educator or student interested in the iPad and its use in education, please request to join!
iPad for educators: This is a Facebook Group for educators to share iPad resources and information for all disciplines.
Educators’ iPad User Group: This is an informal online user group, for educators who are using the iPad for educational purposes, or who are just interested in learning more about the convergence of the iPad and education (K12, higher ed, continuing ed, etc.)
iOS (iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch) Education Users Group: Another Facebook group where you can interact with educators and updates related to iOS (iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch).
iPad Apps For School Kids: A group dedicated to learning based iPad apps for use in the classroom, and at home.
iPad Ed: A community on Google+ that talks about iPads and Mobile Media in Education.
Using iOS Devices in Education: Another popular group that shares and discusses about the iPads, iPods and iPhones in education.
iPad insights by Lisa Johnson: Lisa Johnson is an Educational Technology Specialist for Eanes ISD and have started a blog and podcast series devoted to creating iPad lessons and resources for teachers at techchef4u.com.
iPad insights by Sabba Quidwai: Sabba is currently serving as the Director of Innovative Learning for USC Keck School of Medicine. Sabba also shares her experiences and ideas as a featured writer for iPadEducators.com
Channel by Paul Hamilton: Paul Hamilton is a teacher and entrepreneur; iPad trainer of teachers and an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2013.
Tech EDGE: The channel focuses on innovation in teaching, learning and teacher education. Much of their current work is focused on iPads in the Classroom.
iPad Today: Tech geeks Leo Laporte and Sarah Lane love their iPads so much they’ve created “iPad Today,” the TWiT network’s first show highlighting the best apps, most helpful tools, coolest tricks, and essential news surrounding the iPad revolution. “iPad Today” is smart, informative, and lots of fun.
Official Apple Channel: Channel focusing on how Apple is defining the future of mobile media and computing with iPad apart from other Apple devices.
Karina Barley: Karina has taught in both mainstream and special education schools and it was her interest in autism and how to provide better educational opportunities for her students with autism that led her to iPads.