Science: Apple Summer Semester
By José Garcia and Bill Seng
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In this collection you’ll learn how MacBook, iLife, and a Challenge Based Learning approach have helped eliminate the use of textbooks, create a digital classroom, and empower Greene County Middle School students to be responsible for their learning. You’ll also hear how Lenape High School ninth graders have used Apple products such as iPad to author their own textbook chapters—maximizing individual contributions to group-based research and strengthening their organizational, research, and communication skills in the process. Use the video tutorials to begin applying these ideas in your learning environment.
|1||VideoScience Webcast||This Apple Summer Semester webcast features the ways in which science educators Bill Seng and José Garcia are using MacBook, iPad, iPod touch, iWork, and iLife to enrich their science curriculum and transform learning in their classrooms. Recorded on June||7/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video"Photabulary”: Creating Photo Glossaries with Mobile Devices||Learn how to strengthen literacy by having your students create photo glossaries with MacBook, iPad, iPod touch or iPhone, and applications such as Apple Mail, Keynote, Pages, and TypeDrawing for iPad in this tutorial delivered by Bill Seng, Science Educator at Lenape High School.||7/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoThe Paper-Free Laboratory: Producing and Annotating PDF files||Learn how you can create a more environmentally friendly classroom by conducting your lab activities on mobile devices such as iPad, with PDF files and apps like neu.annotate, instead of paper. This tutorial was created by Bill Seng, Science Educator at Lenape High School.||7/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoScience Through Podcasting: Creating an Enhanced Podcast with GarageBand||Learn how to create a podcast complete with voice narration and photos using GarageBand to make science content relevant, engaging, and rigorous. This tutorial was created by José Garcia, Science Educator at Greene County Middle School.||7/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
This comes across as a sales pitch for apple products. Boo.
I watched the Photabulary and Paper-Free Laboratory segments. I was impressed with the practicality and motivational aspects of the two.
- Category: Education
- Language: English
- © 2011 Apple Distinguished Educator Community