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Van Hise Library! : Technology

New in the library!! IPAD Chord for the Projector

 

There are two ways to project your iPad screen

1. Use an iPad VGA adapter, unfortunately these devices easily come unplugged and the user has to remain hardwired to the projector

      Cost $29.00

      http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC552ZM/B/apple-vga-adapter

2. Use the Reflection App, this method is completely wireless. It projects your iPad screen to a website which can be opened on the PC that is attached the projector.

      Cost $14.99

Reflection/MeetingBurner
iPad and computer screen sharing software.

Ways to use these apps in your class:

Reflection
  • Wireless way to project your iPad screen
    •   Reflection mirrors your iPad screen onto your desktop. You will project from your desktop just like you always do, but the projected image will be whatever you're doing on your iPad

MeetingBurner

  • Mirror your computer screen onto your iPad or share with colleagues’ computers. Also chat via webcam.

App of the week- Science Apps for Research-Look below in the Printable version for more detailed explanations of these apps

 

HudsonAlpha iCell
Free

Periodic Table Project
Free

Virtual Cell Animations
Free

Virtual Heart
Free

Germ Blaster
Free

Spacecraft 3D
Free

Sources

 

App of the week-Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation Writes while you speak.



Ways to use Dragon Dictation in your class:

  • For a slow typer who needs to complete their work quickly and independently.
  • To record what you say in class for a student to read later
  • Have students record their small group discussion.
  • Record students reading aloud.
  • Try using with ELL students - it dictates in many different languages.
  • It is Free

 

Printable Version  *Click here to get step by step instructions

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

App of the week- Educreations

 

App of the week: Educreations

 

A Free App that is an interactive white board where you and your students can create lessons. 

Here is an example created by Helen age 8

 

New Apps to Share

web tools for teachers

Apptic.Com

http://appitic.com/

 

                        

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