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John, thank you for sharing. Would you mind to send us a list of the iPod applications you use at your school. Here a instruction how to generate a app list from itunes: http://forums.ilounge.com/showthread.php?t=241727 Thanks you! -- Leo Willems IT Specialist International Community School, Singapore www.ics.edu.sg > X-From: John Orban <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > We bought two carts of iPod touch devices last summer as part of our > transition from Windows to Apple. At first I thought they would be a more > developmentally appropriate device for younger pupils, but they seem to have > infiltrated all grades in our K-8 school. > > Clearly useful for "drill & skill", they have been used for everything from > audio books for 2nd graders to math calculators for 6-8 graders, to letter > formation practice for kindergarten. They have been used, primarily, as an > additional tool for classroom instruction without all the extraneous process > of logging onto the network, and that sort of thing. You turn it on and go > to work. > > We have over 170 applications on our devices. They include music tools, art > programs, resource guides, a dice rolling application used in 4th grade > math, a coin flip program used in kindergarten; I literally could go on all > day. We (teachers) are constantly finding apps they want to try out. At 99 > cents per app for all the iPods, software cost is a non-issue. > > The carts are in constant use and, while we were skeptical at first about > buying them, they have turned out to be one of the best purchases we have > made. --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH