The iPad Project Shopping List: Other Important Items (Part 3 of 3)

The iPad Project Shopping List: Other Important Items (Part 3 of 3)

Below is a simplified list of what you absolutely need for an iPad Project. In this 3-part blog series, I’ll break down why each item on the list is necessary and provide some recommendations. In this post, I’ll focus on how to leads & adapters, accidental damage insurance and workflow... 

The iPad Project Shopping List: Syncing and Charging Devices (Part 2 of 3)

The iPad Project Shopping List: Syncing and Charging Devices (Part 2 of 3)

Below is a simplified list of what you absolutely need for an iPad Project. In this 3-part blog series, I’ll break down why each item on the list is necessary and provide some recommendations. In this post, I’ll focus on how to sync devices and which iPad cart/trolley to choose...

 

The iPad Project Shopping List: Selecting the Right Device (Part 1 of 3)

The iPad Project Shopping List: Selecting the Right Device (Part 1 of 3)

Part of the work I have done with schools is to look over an evaluate quotes for upcoming purchases. While working with a London based primary school, I managed their IT procurement. The school had already sourced a number of quotes from reputable Apple resellers. The school had done everything right, but I was still able to scratch off £40,000 worth of products and services that were completely unnecessary...

How to Develop Your School’s iPad Project Team

How to Develop Your School’s iPad Project Team

Imagine the following scenario: you are an English teacher who is on the senior leadership team at a large secondary school. You have been chosen to lead the iPad project that will see every department have access to devices. A few weeks into the project, the English department come to you saying they do not see the value of the iPad in their lessons. They cannot find any useful apps, students are more distracted than previously and they want to stop using the iPad in their department...

The 3 ways technology needs to improve schools in 2017

The 3 ways technology needs to improve schools in 2017

A new year is upon us and predictions for what new technology breakthroughs we’ll see in education are flying thick and fast. I’ve already read articles talking about the role that virtual reality and machine learning will have in the classroom, and while they are both certainly exciting and innovative technologies, no school is suffering right now because they don’t have them. These are the areas that schools must focus on in 2017...