Donny Khalaf

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50 Ideas for iPads in the Classroom….

In Tablet, Technology on April 24, 2013 at 3:43 pm

50 Ideas for an iPads in the Classroom provides a great advice on how you can prepare your class to use the iPads. It applies from elementary to high school levels.

I’m super excited to know that my campus will be getting an iPad Mini this fall.


Donny 🙂


Using Ladibug Document Camera with Smart Board Interactive white board…

In Smartboard, Technology on April 12, 2013 at 4:08 pm
English: Gooseneck document camera

English: Gooseneck document camera (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


I am able to locate guide to help set up the LadiBug DC120 and DC158 that is connected directly to computer via USB cable to make it work using SMART Notebook software. To set up your SMART Notebook software to use LadiBug Document Camera, please follow the step by step below (Click on the link below)

Using LadiBug DC with SMARTs

This will help you to take advantage of using SMART Notebook software to integrate well using LadiBug Document Camera. You can also use it for different brand as well as long as it is newer model.


Donny 🙂

Download ANY Web Video from website…

In Software, Technology on April 12, 2013 at 8:16 am

I have many teachers that asked about a way to download video from any website to be save for their PowerPoint presentation and complaining about slow bandwidth. Look no further, I found the best utility that allow you to download video from any website and to make it better, allowing you the option to pick which format to save. Also, it will show you the list of format to save and size so you can determine which format you want. You can download any video from thousands of websites. From YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and 10,000+ sites. Download MP3 from YouTube, convert any online video to AVI, MKV, MP3, iPhone, iPod, Android, etc.

Check the website URL to download and to make you happy, it is entirely free! Click ME to download free Video Downloader.

Hope this will benefit you to collect educational video clip for your class.


Donny 🙂


New iOS Apps for Your Classroom

In SmartPhone, Tablet, Technology on April 2, 2013 at 7:00 am

New iOS Apps for Your Classroom

CK-12 StudyNow! is a free iPad app that helps students learn, do homework, and conduct research for projects. Featuring free content from CK-12, the app includes content for English, history, math, science, and technology courses. The content can be viewed as interactive objects, videos, quizzes, images, mind maps, and flashcards.

Math Champ is two free apps working together to deliver math challenges to your students’ iPads. The Math Champ Host app allows you to create classes and select questions to use in the quizzes that your students take. The host app also lets you see how students are doing on the quizzes. The Math Champ Client app is used by students to take quizzes.

The Measurement App from the Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop demonstrates the relevance of measurement and the impact it has on our daily lives, whether it be weight, liquid measurement, linear measurement, or BTU’s. The free app teaches basic standards that determine quantity, dimension, time, temperature, capacity, weight, and mass.

Instead of struggling to read text on the screen of your iOS device, use the free NaturalReader Text to Speech app to have any text read to you in one of over 30 natural-sounding voices. The app can read Word documents, PDF files, web pages, ebooks, and many other formats.

The Ocean Science app is a fantastic journey deep into the sea. Learn and enjoy the seven essential principles of ocean science with movies, 360° pictures, outstanding animations, and motion graphics. This free iPad app is best for secondary students.

Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Italian for free with the Duolingo app for iOS. Students can have fun while they learn, level up, and compete with friends.

Quizlety, a free app for all iOS devices, syncs to Quizlet so that the teacher can create new study sets and questions for students. You can also access your classes, sets, and favorites automatically with the new app. A free registration to the Quizlet website is required.

I hope you will find this information helpful for all of your iOS’s needs.,


Donny 🙂