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iPad app recommendations for schools; a set of lists (trailblazer pages) of iPad educational apps
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SAMR Model: Explained

Watch this video to learn about the SAMR model! Brought to you by EasyBib! Check out these sites to learn more about SAMR: Ruben Puentedura's SAMR Model:…
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14 Apps for Telling Stories

14 Apps for Telling Stories | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Storytelling is such an important skill and there are plenty of ways to turn your students into storytellers using a mobile device.  These apps are perfect for kids of all ages and can be tailored ...

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Jan Eade's curator insight, April 23, 4:11 AM

Some useful apps to assist in storytelling.

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Comment on 40 iPad Apps For Science By Category by J.Jenkins

Comment on 40 iPad Apps For Science By Category by J.Jenkins | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
I have created a Lab diagram app. It produces diagrams to insert into Lab reports etc.
It is called Science lab diagram and can be found on the App and Play stores. Possibly it might make the next list.
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LEGO® Movie Maker

LEGO® Movie Maker | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Get LEGO® Movie Maker on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Randy Rodgers's curator insight, March 31, 10:36 AM

FREE stop-motion app for iOS from the folks who make Lego. Great potential as a digital storytelling tool!

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A Handful of Great Apps for literacy Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Handful of Great Apps for literacy Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
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The best science apps for kids: Back to School Tech Guide 2013 - Cool Mom Tech

The best science apps for kids: Back to School Tech Guide 2013 - Cool Mom Tech | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
While science may conjure up memories of chem labs and memorizing Newton’s Laws, we think kids are ready to explore science as soon as...
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50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic

50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today - Edudemic | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Finding the best education technology tools is a time-consuming task. It may even be viewed as a chore (for some). Not with this fabulous list, though!

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Donna Browne's curator insight, May 7, 2013 2:36 PM

Symbaloo provides an easy way to link to many resources.  This "Symbaloo" contains links to popular, well established tech sites that enhance education.

Larry Huyser's curator insight, June 5, 2013 12:00 AM

Never have enough tools...

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Five iPad Apps That Help Students Start Creative Stories

Five iPad Apps That Help Students Start Creative Stories | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
In the year that I taught language arts before moving into the social studies department one of the challenges that my students faced in writing short stories was coming up with ideas to get starte...
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Shared List of Learning Lab iPad Apps 1:1 Devices focused on Creation - Google Docs

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7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
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5 Great Places to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Students and ...

5 Great Places to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Students and ... | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
5 Great Places to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Students and Kids. As the school entry is getting closer, teachers and educators are deeply immersed in getting their teaching gears organized and ready for work.A major part of this ...

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Curation tools to help you cope with info-overload

Curation tools to help you cope with info-overload | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Image courtesy of verbeeldingskr8 How Scoop.it, Google Plus & Twitter can turn chaos into order [author]If you do anything professionally related to online technology, you understand the immense amount of data you need to sort through each day. Th...

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Jan Eade's curator insight, April 27, 8:28 PM

Not exactly iPad related, although it is a great article on how to use a collection of tools, all of which I use except "Delicious" (I use "Diigo") to help you filter out the articles, blogs etc. which contain the information you might need, including those on iPads.

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Storyboard That Classroom Edition - Starting at Just $5.95 per month

Storyboard That Classroom Edition - Starting at Just $5.95 per month | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Designed for Educators! Have your students create unlimited amazing storyboards in a private and secure area. Two week free trial! Learn More.
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Help students prewrite their stories with this tool

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iPad Apps for Dyslexia/Reading Writing Support

iPad Apps for Dyslexia/Reading Writing Support | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Staff at CALL Scotland have produced a helpful Wheel of Apps guide for iPad that may be useful for students with dyslexia or who just need some additional support with reading and/or writing diffic...

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, April 1, 12:40 PM

iPad Apps for students with Dyslexia.

Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, April 27, 7:44 AM

Great resources!

Erin Schettler's curator insight, August 14, 6:47 AM

This is an AMAZING compilation of apps to aid struggling readers!

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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.
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Maket Mania!

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Jan Eade's curator insight, April 29, 4:37 AM

 Here are a great list of iPad resources divided into 10 types of "makers" which can assist students construct their learning in 21st century style.

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iPad Apps for Education

iPad Apps for Education | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
     iPads are more than just a cool tech tool, and the ways they can be used to support and enhance student learning are endless! Below you will find a list of iPad apps, organized by subject,...
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57 Free Digital Interactives For All Teachers... Plus 8 Free Mobile Apps

57 Free Digital  Interactives For All Teachers... Plus 8 Free Mobile Apps | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
Welcome to a post that examines an amazing free collections of educational digital interactive programs and apps. You are sure to find something that will fit your classroom in the very near future...
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The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom - Edudemic

The 4 Apps Needed To Run A One iPad Classroom - Edudemic | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
I've got news for you. You don't need a billion apps in a one iPad classroom. You need just four and this is how (and why) you should try them out.
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StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS

StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS | Appy Trails | Scoop.it
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Recommnded apps for students to create narratives

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