2-Minute Tech Challenge #3: iTunesU

This edition of the 2-Minute Tech Challenge is all about a great and often ignored tool that is on most teachers’ desktops: iTunes. Specifically, it’s about iTunesU, which is an amazing collection of lessons, lectures, demonstrations, and other resources on just about any and every topic imaginable. Elementary teachers can find math lessons on basic addition, for instance, while calculus teachers can take advantage of a large selection of lessons on math topics that might as well be in Martian to me. Seriously, it is an outstanding resource, and one that every teacher and student should explore.


And that is it–probably as easy as a 2-Minute Tech Challenge will ever get. Just post the title of the podcast/lesson you found in the comments and tell us why it interests you.

One more point I should make here is that Apple has created some great tools to allow teachers to put their content on iTunesU. If you’re a Seguin teacher who is interested in exploring how to do this, please get in touch with me, and we will make it happen. Have a great week!


  1. I chose Genres in Children’s Literature – David Beagley on Graphic Novels, Anime & Manga

  2. Education Is-Podcast (on Motivation)

    I chose this topic because motivation is the biggest challenge I face as a teacher of Sophmores.

  3. Sharon Villalpando

    December 21, 2012 at 11:58 am

    I chose 60 Second Adventures in Thought because one of the adventures was about Schrodinger’s Cat which I know about from The Big Bang Theory. I don’t think I’m smart enough to understand all of these adventures!

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