iPads in the classroom

Many pastors spend a good share of their time in the classroom. Here are a couple of articles showing innovative uses for the iPad 2 for education purposes.

5 Awesome Things You Can Do with an IPad and an LCD Projector
AirPlay: The Hidden Gem for Education in iOS 5

Some of my favorite iPad apps for the classroom:

  • Attendance ($4.99): Keep track of students’ attendance and participation.
  • Keynote ($9.99): Prepare and display Keynote (or PowerPoint) presentations.
  • MindNode ($9.99): Mind-mapping app which could be displayed live with AirPlay.
  • Flashcards Deluxe ($3.99): Download packages or make your own flashcards for memorization.

You might also want to visit the App Store to see a variety of education apps. What iOS apps have you used in the classroom or for religious education in general?