Author Archives: Mara Linaberger

iPads in the Sandbox

Do you take your iPad to the beach?  Would you take your iPad in a sandbox?  Well come and see 47 art, music, and theater teachers do that with their iPads – using virtual sand of course! On Friday, May … Continue reading

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A Dozen Great Ways to Use the iPad!

As part of our documentation of the ArtsEducator 2.0 project, we have been collecting stories of how the iPad is being used in classrooms across the 3 counties that IU1 serves.  As of today, our video count has reached twelve … Continue reading

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A “Splashy” New App

Earlier this week I read about an app called “Splashtop Remote” on the PA CFF Coach listserv.  $5.00 and about 30 minutes later (after reading through the procedure at Jim Gates’ Tipline Blog) I can now access my home desktopfrom … Continue reading

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Teach this Old Dog New Tricks

Our arts educators have had their iPads for approximately 7 months now and they are really beginning to innovate with them.  In a multi-purposed gathering last Friday (a lunchtime iPad focus group) we had a chance to hear more stories … Continue reading

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What will you do with the iPad2?

Well my friends, it arrives in stores on March 11th.  Two integrated cameras, smaller, lighter, faster, and it even comes with its own magnetic cover! Begs the question… what will you do with your iPad 2?  And for your ArtsEducator2.0 … Continue reading

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It Will Be One for the “Record Books”

With just a week to go before our next ArtsEducator 2.0 gathering, the excitement is mounting.  We are looking forward to working again with some incredible young musicians from Pittsburgh, Cello Fury. Our faculty faciltator and co-blogger,  David Berlin, has … Continue reading

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Death of an iPhone

Catchy title huh? (thanks Camille).  In the style of Arthur Miller’s play, “Death of a Salesman” this will be sort of a stream of consciousness post.  Hopefully with a much happier ending! As the sun rises on our heroine… We … Continue reading

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