Author Archives: Mary Elizabeth Meier

About Mary Elizabeth Meier

Program director of Mercyhurst University Art Education Program.

Reflections from ISTE – Inquiry As Stance

I returned from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) conference with a renewed sense of commitment to the notion of “inquiry as stance” (Cochran-Smith & Lytle, 2009) as theoretical and practical guide for professional learning. For the past … Continue reading

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iOS4.3 – Audio/Video Mirroring is Here!

From my perspective as an educator, perhaps the most enticing new feature on the iPad2 is the ability to send a video signal to a projector or TV that allows others so see everything. I have missed this feature sorely … Continue reading

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iOS 4 – Screen lock changes to mute switch?

When I updated my iPad to the iOS 4, I suddenly had no sound. It took me a few minutes to discover that the mechanical switch on the side of the iPad had become a mute switch. Previous to the … Continue reading

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Pogo Sketch, the juicy pen for the iPad

I am list maker. There is something so satisfying about checking off items on a to-do list with a really great juicy pen. Although I prefer to compose long forms of writing at my computer keyboard, there are times when … Continue reading

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iPad keeps the seat warm

Today at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Board meeting in Kutztown, the iPad served as a “stand in” for two colleagues who could not be physically present. The iPad rested on an acrylic craft easel at the place to my … Continue reading

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iPad User Guide in iBooks

I was searching in the iBooks store when I came across this free user guide by apple. The following two ebook user guides may be of use to teachers who are adopting the iPad and would like to use a … Continue reading

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Searching for a PDF reader

I discovered that I really do enjoy reading text on the iPad. So, I decided it was time to put the iPad to work in service to my research and productivity as a graduate student in art education. Time to stop playing around and get back to work. I went in search of a PDF reader. Continue reading

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