Category Archives: Education

Top Five iPad Productivity Apps for the Classroom

When we come into classrooms to support various science based lesson plans, we’re often presented with the over arching problem file management.  What will the students create their projects with?  How will they finish their projects next class period?  Can … Continue reading

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Microscope Camera Support from Exo Labs

Over the past six months we here at SEP have been in close contact with a new start-up called Exo Labs.  Their aim: create a microscope camera for consumer and classroom use. We’ve had several meetings with them to showcase … Continue reading

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North Mason High School

I’ve most recently traveled out on the Washington State Peninsula to Belfair and North Mason High School for a mini, one class, iPad experiment.  Anna Munkres’ 10th grade biology class was exploring the differences between mitosis and meiosis, and as … Continue reading

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NCCE 2012

Two week ago I attended the Northwest Council for Computer Education Conference conference at the Washington State Convention Center here in Seattle.  This year’s had a western theme complete with mechanical bulls and hay bales.  The theme felt very apropos because technology in … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy Catholic High School part 2

This time around the plan was to use the iPads to direct some learning through an online karyotyping lesson via University of Arizona.  The students previously had finished another karyotyping lab and were using this extra lesson as a in … Continue reading

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Technology in Education: An Exploration

Last week I met with Vicki Butler, Seattle Academy‘s Tech Director.  She’s been in the education/tech world for awhile and had a plethora of items to share with me.  Over at Seattle Academy they’re a 1:1(student:laptop) school and they’ve had … Continue reading

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iPad App Review: The Virtual Bacteria ID Lab

The Virtual Bacteria ID Lab(VBIL) is an app produced and distributed for free by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.  It also happens to be an extension of a flash program they already have running on the HHMI website.  SEP had originally downloaded VBIL because it … Continue reading

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