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High School iPad/iPhone Teacher Resources

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This site was created out of a desire to network in an inclusive way with all teachers who wanted to find iPad, iPhone, and iPod resources that can be useful at the secondary level. 


Many on-line articles say things like "The 10 best reading apps", but many of the suggestions are aimed at primary and junior students. Hopefully the suggestions on this site will put intermediate and secondary teachers in touch with a few resources that apply more directly to them and their students.


Via Cyndi Danner-Kuhn
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apps primarily aimed for secondary students classified by secondary subjects 

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Carol Leynse Harpold's curator insight, April 8, 2013 11:57 PM

A curated listing of app for secondary students.

 

Carol

Ann Sciabarrasi's curator insight, April 9, 2013 5:21 AM

Nice to see some high school info.

 

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 18, 2013 12:06 PM

Very helpful to have the list for Secondary only.

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Nice list of extensions and apps for Chrome that will help many students.  Choose the ones each student needs

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students can see opposites and synonyms to their chosen word. 

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