10 Starter iPad Apps, 2013 Version


I started this Christmas list of applications on the iPad in 2010.  It’s interesting to see what’s stayed and what’s gone.  It’s shared here for those of you lucky enough to score an iPad for Christmas.  I’ve had to do some weeding this year and you’ll see some titles with a strike through.  They mayContinue reading “10 Starter iPad Apps, 2013 Version”

Word Clouds on the iPad


I can’t ignore a good deal and I like visualizations.  Today, I had a chance to enjoy both! Cloudart was available for free on Friday – so I downloaded it – I can’t ignore that.  I’ve had some people ask for recommendations for a word cloud generator for the iPad so it seemed natural toContinue reading “Word Clouds on the iPad”

Little Help Needed


You know that I really like DropBox and the DropItToMe combination.  I think it’s genius when looking at a web-based hand-in folder for students.  I wrote a post about it once and do repeat it as a “post from the past” at the beginning of the school year.  With more students involved with BYOD, it’sContinue reading “Little Help Needed”

Investigating Opera Coast


I’ve always been a sucker for trying out new things.  One of my curiosities has always been the web browser.  I have a good collection on my desktop computer.  I seem to always be looking for the perfect solution.  Even on my iPad, I have a collection of browsers.  In fact, I have a folderContinue reading “Investigating Opera Coast”

Programming with Bee-Bot


Computer Studies teachers have known for a long time that there’s something very unique and engaging about assembling instructions to make a computing device do something.  As simple a statement as that is, I think that sums up my entire philosophy of Computer Studies.  The art and craft of the Computer Studies teacher is knowingContinue reading “Programming with Bee-Bot”