Last Thursday was a great day of professional development as 30 educators from around the Northwest visited Westside’s iPad Open House. This was an opportunity for IT directors, teachers and administrators to see students in action and learn about the process of deploying a 1-to-1 iPad program.

As part of the event, we put together a list of resources, from multi-iPad management tools to educational apps to digital learning communities (embedded after the jump for website viewers).

I also attempted to take the past year’s experiences & tutorials and synthesize it into a single pre-deployment survey that covers pedagogy, infrastructure and budgetary considerations. This document can be used for either an iPad deployment or a laptop deployment and is free to download.
iPad one-to-one deployment resource from edTechPartnership.com


About the Open House presenters

Don Cunningham is the Assistant Head of School at Westside School (www.westsideschool.org). Don has extensive middle school classroom experience and strongly values the use of technology to enhance and enrich learning experiences for students.

Jac de Haan (@techwithintent) is a co-founder of edTech Partnership (www.edtechpartnership.com), Westside’s Technology Integration Specialist, and a regular blogger at Tech with Intent (www.techwithintent.com).

Westside School is located at 7740 34th Ave SW, Seattle WA 98126 
Phone206.932.2511 
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10 months with a 1-to-1 iPad deploymentLessons learned from an iPad one-to-one program deployed at a Seattle area middle school. Presented by The Westside School & edtechpartne…

Deployment resources

Apple – Education – Tune-in Series: Technology Seminars for Educators and IT LeadersThe Tune-in Series is a collection of free webcasts focused on introducing educators and IT leaders to the capabilities of Apple technolo…
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Download iOS Updates Once for Installing on Multiple DevicesIf you have several iPhones, iPads, or iPods that need updating to the latest version of iOS, you can use a nice trick to save some bandw…
Apple – iPhone – iPhone in Business – ResourcesTechnology Overviews All Deployment Scenarios A consolidated PDF with all of the deployment scenarios below. Download PDF Microsoft Excha…
JAMF Software: Client Management Software for Macintosh ProfessionalsSimple, powerful management for the Apple platform. The Casper Suite 8.5 continues the evolution of client management for OS X and iOS, b…
1-to-1 Learning | 21 Steps to iPad Success”At our College we are toying with the idea of trialling a 1:1 iPad Trial with our Prep Cohort in 2011. During the week we conduct…

Apps

Apple – Education – Volume Purchase ProgramThe Volume Purchase Program allows educational institutions to purchase iOS apps and books in volume and distribute them to students, tea…
Bloomin’ AppsThis page gathers all of the Bloomin’ Apps projects in one place! Each of the images has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for …
Westside School iPad apps – updated 4/12Westside School Apps list by Westside School is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Productivity – Apps for Academics: mobile web sites & apps – Research Guides at MIT LibrariesBest iPhone & iPad apps for academic use.
Apps in EducationI have yet to find the perfect Digital Portfolio app that I think I would use exclusively in a Visual Arts class. Some apps can be used a…
I Education Apps ReviewI Education Apps Review believes devices like ITouch / IPhone / IPod have a … Many argue that the iPad is the premiere consumption de…
Apple – Education – AppsTake a look at some of our favorite educational apps from the thousands available on the App Store.

Learning communities

iPads in Education – Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices …Exploring the impact of iPads and mobile devices in schools and education.
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iPads in EducationNews, reviews, resources and more on the use of iPads in the learning environment. [Page 1]

About this Open House at Westside School

Westside SchoolAt Westside, classrooms buzz with energy and curiosity. Teachers cultivate learning environments celebrating students’ individuality and …
Interest-based projects – student exploration at Westside Schoolwestsideschooltech
Thanks to attendees from the following schools: 

Adams Elementary

Annie Wright

Bertschi School

Epiphany School

Evergreen School

French-American International School

Giddens School

Jewish Day School

Meridian School

Naches Valley High School

Northshore Christian

Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences

Seattle Country Day School

Seattle Girls School

Soundview School

Villa Academy

West Sound Academy

iPad Open HouseEducators, IT directors and administrators are invited to visit The Westside School to learn about our first academic year with an iPad i…

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