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iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments.

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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Wondering what will happen if your school brings iPads into the classroom? Is your district discussing the purchase of iPads as opposed to laptops? Here at Bellevue Public Schools in Bellevue, Nebras
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Featured Free and Reduced: September 14th! ALL Sesame Street apps, save $67 total! - Smart Apps For Kids

Featured Free and Reduced: September 14th! ALL Sesame Street apps, save $67 total! - Smart Apps For Kids | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Today's post is spectacular, and it's not even Friday! ALL of the Sesame Street apps are either $.99 or FREE! Not to mention the other amazing apps I found on sale today, including history, music, letters, and more.
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Free App Alert! Toca Builders (limited time only - normally $2.99)

Free App Alert!  Toca Builders (limited time only - normally $2.99) | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
FREE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!!!! Rated 4.5 Stars by Kelli, Toca Builders is like Minecraft for toddlers. Kids can build and create to their heart's desire but there are definitely no zombies or fighting to be found within this app.
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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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15 Apps for the one iPad classroom...

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colAR App

colAR App | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Coloring pages come to life!
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I love amazing creativity apps like this!

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My Favorite FREE Apps For Elementary

My Favorite FREE Apps For Elementary | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
If you know of a great FREE app I missed please add it to the comments!  Rocket Speller- FREE I use mainly for letter ID but the kids do pick up basic spelling as they play. Class favorite! AR Flas...
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just remember that free apps sometimes come with a cost (ads and in-app purchases)

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10 Free Apps To Jumpstart Your iPad Cart - Getting Smart by Guest Author

10 Free Apps To Jumpstart Your iPad Cart - Getting Smart by Guest Author | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it

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Creativity at Play | Launchpad Toys

Creativity at Play | Launchpad Toys | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Creators of Toontastic for the iPad and MonkeyGram for the iPhone. We're building digital toys that empower kids to create, learn & share their ideas through play.
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I love Toontastic - and Launchpad Toys has several other creative apps. Always a fan of open-ended creativity tools!

 

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Curious Hat | We design the digital playground for curious minds : Curious Hat

Curious Hat | We design the digital playground for curious minds : Curious Hat | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Curious Hat | We design the digital playground for curious minds
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I have used Oh No Fractions - interested in Infiniscroll as well.

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: Helen Mowers, co-creator of the Tech Chicks podcast, contributed to this post.

It's hard to imagine a single career that doesn't have a need for someone who can code. Everything that
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Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category

Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it

"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."


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csleynse's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:17 AM

Utility and project based learning apps for teachers and specialists. Worth checking out!

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carldowse's curator insight, January 19, 2014 8:43 AM

Productivity and teaching apps - old and new -  listed and even easier to find now

Monika Macias's curator insight, February 22, 2014 12:10 AM

Apple finally gives us our own category! 

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32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom

32 Augmented Reality Apps for the Classroom | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Educational iPhone and iPad augmented reality apps for use with students in the classroom, such as Aurasama, Fetch! Lunch Rush, Word Lens, Layar, etc.
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ToyTalk

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The Winston Show is this company's first app - they have $16 million in VC funding - app does require a parental account to use.

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Smart Apps For Special Needs: Slow Tunes - Review

Smart Apps For Special Needs: Slow Tunes - Review | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
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could also be used for audio books...

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ESU #19 eLearning (drferreyra)

ESU #19 eLearning (drferreyra) | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
ESU #19 eLearning is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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Collection of apps from Omaha Public Schools...

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Two Guys and Some iPads: Augmented Reality to Inspire Creative Writing

Two Guys and Some iPads: Augmented Reality to Inspire Creative Writing | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality to Inspire Creative Writing
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APPitic: Home

APPitic: Home | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Get recommended app lists, webcasts and resources selected by Apple Distinguished Educators. Our recommended apps have been tested in a variety of different grade levels, instructional strategies and classroom settings.
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Apps selected by ADEs...

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Redefining Learning Through Screencasting

Redefining Learning Through Screencasting | Apps In Elementary | Scoop.it
Introducing new technology into the classroom, especially iPads, can be overwhelming -- even daunting. When first getting started, the technology may seem like more of a distraction than a learning o
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Screencasting apps as a way to move to the Transformational stages of the SAMR model.

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