IPODS and MP3's in Education


Examples of educational/classroom uses for iPods:
Apple's Learning Interchange has many resources for teachers that are made by teachers, including lesson plans that use iPods and iTunes.
http://www.learninginhand.com/ipod/lessonplans.html

100 ways to use an iPod to learn and study better:
http://oedb.org/library/beginning-online-learning/100-ways-to-use-your-ipod-to-learn-and-study-better

Examples of some educational podcasts you can subscribe to for the classroom through itunes:

Health: Nutrition, Relationships, and current events (Ex. H1N1 information).

Physical Education: Yoga, Pilates, and Workout podcasts.

Social Studies/History: CNN student news.

Foreign Languages: A large variety of foreign language podcasts.



Physical Education and Health Examples


iPod Touch

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Nike + iPod Compatibility
Nike + iPod Compatibility

1. Just slip the Nike + iPod sensor into your Nike shoe and start running.
2. The Sensor communicates wirelessly with your iPod touch.
Tracks:
Time
Distance
Calories

3. Gives voice feedback on your progress
4. Works with Nike + iPod compatible treadmills, ellipticals, stair steppers, and stationary bikes.

Sync with nikeplus.com
Sync your iPod touch with iTunes and transfer your exercise data to nikeplus.com.
Tracks:
Workouts
Set goals
Challenge friends

Fitness Builder Application

Contains a large database on workouts, exercise images, and videos. Can also have one-on-one guidance with a personal trainer.
Allows you to:
1. Ask
Discuss fitness goals with a personal trainer. Look at standard questions

2. Create
Can access 2,200 "standard" workouts, 5,600 "plus" workouts, with images and videos
Create your own workouts with custom intensities (reps/sets/weight/cardio)
Create your own images

3. Track
Strength tracking (sets/reps/weight) and rep max
Cardio tracking (level/incline/speed/distance)
Add workout as you go

4. Share
Share with friends
Users receive unlimited workouts
Post workout progress to your Facebook wall
Tweet completed workouts
Email logs to yourself and friends

5. Measure
Recored ou body weight and measurements
BMI, BF%, Healthy weight and target HR
Add before and after photos
Progress shows all stats for review over time

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Nutrition Menu-Calorie, Exercise, Weight & Water Tracking Application

Has nutritional information for over 92,000 food items.

Food Features
Over 41,000 restaurant menu items
Over 51,000 entries for common foods like apples, meat, frozen meals
Nutritional information includes calories, fat, carbs, fiber, serving size, protein, cholesterol, sodium, sugers

Exercise Features
149 built in exercises
Add your own exercise
Activity score calculator
Calculate calories burned

Journal Features
Shows daily summary with progress bars
Breaks down calories in pie chart
Show all food and exercise for the day

Weight Tracking features
Weight tracking with graph

Water Features
Use cups, oz, mL
Set your personal goal

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Recorded Lessons


Web Page Tutorial