More on Using iPads and Whiteboards

Check out this post at, How to Use Your iPad as a Whiteboard over at Edudemic. A bunch of new apps make the process easier and easier.

Projecting Your iPad

The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian’s Weblog has discovered and posted a YouTube video that explains how to project an iPad. The video also has pictures of the required cables and explains some of the issues that require troubleshooting.

A big thanks to this blog for identifying a resource with useful tips that can help our teachers as they begin using iPads in the classroom.   uploaded the video to YouTube by  on May 4, 2011.

10 Great Ways to Get More From Your iPad

This terrific article in PCWorld has all kinds of information that can help a person do some powerful things with an iPad.

  • stream movies from your PC to the iPad
  • use it as a secondary monitor
  • connect USB speakers and keyboards
  • connect more than a camera

…and more.

Can An iPad Replace a Whiteboard?

Click to visit Doceri website.

Take a couple of minutes to read Can Your iPad Replace Your Whiteboard, over at the iPads in Education Ning. The post, written by Sam Gliksman, describes an iPad application, Doceri, which interacts with the projection device software installed on a computer, and it can even be used as a remote for the projector. Doceri, may require some tinkering during the install process, but it is clearly a step in the right direction. The app costs about $50.

Doceri, paired with an instant-on device like the iPad, may have the potential to make accessing outside resources as second nature as using a pencil in the classroom.