Blog Archives

23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.


Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their own book and their own creative assignment.

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Blog

Social Media in de klas #TheCrowdNL event

the Crowd(vector)

Gisteren verzorgde ik samen met Frans Droog en Patrick Vaanhold de workshop Social Media in de klas op de kanaalschool in Almelo voor the Crowd. The Crowd is een organisatie voor onderwijsprofessionals die hun professionalisering in eigen handen willen nemen. Onderwijzers die

Posted in Blog, Presentations & workshops

Apple announces iBooks 3.0 and iPad Mini


iBooks 3.0 Rumours had already been spreading about the iBooks 3.0 after a developer accidentally added “requires iBooks 3.0″ or later. Having been busy writing new iBooks with iBooks Author all week for the new term, I was curious what

Posted in Blog

Open brief aan Aleid Truijens


In reactie op de column van Aleid Truijens, “Big Brother ziet alles, en de iPad is zijn oog” in de Volkskrant van maandag 8 oktober 2012.   Beste Aleid Truijens, Met veel verbazing las ik vandaag uw column over onze

Posted in Blog

Autosyncing Notability and Dropbox.


Dropbox and Notability are two powerhouses of iPad education. Notability is arguably the best notetaking app for students and Dropbox, second only to Google Drive, is the best place to store students work. At the Berlage Lyceum we’ve started syncing the

Posted in Blog

Monitor Classroom Behaviour and Bilingual Attitude with Classdojo

Positive points for speaking English in different situations

The popular classroom behaviour tool, Classdojo, has just become available as an app for iPhones and iPads which now makes it even more easy for teachers to keep a record of their student’s behaviour. Teachers can use this tool to

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Google Drive ios app adds live editing and collaborating.


Many of the schools that have introduced iPads in the classroom also use the Google Apps for Education suite. Unfortunately these two do not always mix well together. Using Google Apps on the iPads has always been quite tedious, but today

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog, iPad Lesson Ideas.

5 Best Notebook iPad apps for students

2012-09-07 02.11.41

Below is an overview of the 5 best note-taking apps. Berlage students can request access to the document with the description on how to download the apps here. Whichever note taking app you chose to use. Stop using the simple Notes

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Wekelijkse workshops


Tot de herfstvakantie zal ik elke dinsdag een korte workshop geven over het inzetten van ICT in het onderwijs aan het docententeam van het Berlage Lyceum. Elke week komt er een ander onderwerp aan bod. Deze workshops zijn ook open

Posted in Blog

My first iBook made with iBooks Author


Update July 2013: All of my iBooks made this year can be found here In the run up to the start of the new school year I’ve been experimenting with iBooks Author. We don’t use books in the year that

Posted in Blog