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Using iPods in the classroom (cont)

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This interesting site gives some very practical uses of iPods in classrooms – especially with regard to using them to track development in students’ reading. The teacher stores children’s recorded reading using iTunes, and collecting these as a playlist within the Audiobooks section. Very clever. This certainly expands the idea of running records, as each entry is separate and date stamped, but all are stored in the one list.

iPod literacy

From Colin Harris (@digitalnative) on Twitter:

@jdeyenberg Some uses of iPods in the literacy classroom athttp://ipodliteracy.com5:09 PM Sep 26th from Tweetie in reply to jdeyenberg

Then, a couple of hours later, this tweet from Tom Barrett (@tombarrett)

For those teachers at #aisitic09 What happens when you give a class of 8 year old children an iPod touch each?

20 minutes ago from TweetDeck

Take a look at the way these 8 year old English children have taken to using iPod Touches:

Make sure you scroll down to the video file – something of an eye-opener.


Written by Damien Morgan

September 29, 2009 at 11:22 am

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  1. Cathy-Anne

    October 7, 2009 at 3:55 pm

  2. Hey, you have a great blog here! I’m definitely going to bookmark you! Thank you for your info.And this is site. It pretty much covers iPods NEW related stuff.

    ipod classic

    October 13, 2009 at 11:08 am

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