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Best iPad Apps for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome | BookRoom Reviews

Best iPad Apps for Autism and Asperger's Syndrome | BookRoom Reviews | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
I am the mom of a beautiful and amazing son who just happens to have a diagnosis of High Functioning Autism. A few months ago I read an article on Blogher called miracle of iPad.
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iPad hits the mark at Edith Cowan

iPad hits the mark at Edith Cowan | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
WESTERN Australia's Edith Cowan University has created an iPad app to replace traditional paper-based marking of student work.
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Photo Measures - App review

Photo Measures - App review | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Your iPhone’s camera can do more than just take photos. It can also help you record measurements for do-it-yourself projects.

 

I recently tested two apps – one that lets you record measurements on the photos you snap and another that also taps into your iPhone’s accelerometer to do the measuring for you. Here’s my look at how both these apps measure up.

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Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores

Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Inkling is an e-book publishing platform that's currently running an app on the App Store, and while Apple has been making an official push for more textbooks in iBooks, Inkling is strengthening its own holdings.

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24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

24 Educational iPad Apps for Kids in Reading & Writing « Imagination Soup | Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
As I started a go-to list of the best educational iPad apps for kids, the list got so long, I split up my posts into categories.
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Three free apps for securely signing documents with your iPhone | TechRepublic

Three free apps for securely signing documents with your iPhone | TechRepublic | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
eSignatures are a secure way for mobile workers to sign important documents.  All of the apps in this post require a brief initial setup of your signature in the application.
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Welcome | Redlands College iPad Portal

Welcome | Redlands College iPad Portal | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Our goal is for students to use iPads as a tool to support key processes in learning - accessing, organising, processing and publishing information, collaboration, creativity and communication - and for teachers to use them as an environment to facilitate deeper engagement in learning and higher-ordering thinking.

 

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8 Informative Websites Focused on iPad Resources for Education

8 Informative Websites Focused on iPad Resources for Education | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Some of the Internet's best resources dedicated exclusively to educational uses of the iPad. They have searched out some excellent free Internet based web sites and resources dedicated to the use of the iPad in the instructional setting.


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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

For the community of people living with disabilities, the iPad may have broken even more ground. The iOS device is not only cool, but provides education, therapy and, of course, entertainment.


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Seven iPad keyboard tricks | Macworld

Seven iPad keyboard tricks | Macworld | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
If you use the iPad's keyboard, here are seven tricks--for entering special characters, ending sentences quickly, splitting the keyboard, and more--that you ought to know about.
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Should Kindergarteners Use iPads in the Classroom?

Should Kindergarteners Use iPads in the Classroom? | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
As mobile devices become more popular, education leaders differ on when and if devices like iPads should be integrated into K-12 curricula.
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Content curation: More signal, less noise

Magnify.net founder and "Curation Nation" author Steven Rosenbaum says associations -- and their members, for that matter -- have a choice: Become trusted content curators or risk becoming irrelevant.
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Apps in Education: 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks

Apps in Education: 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

One of the hardest thing with using the iPad in the classroom is finding the time to go through all of the apps in the iTunes Store listed under the education banner. We have started to list some of the apps we've found under each of the Key Learning Areas.

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ipadology

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Your iPad can transform the way you learn, teach, share, create, and collaborate; if you know how to utilize and locate the best applications -“apps.” A collection of resources to help you increase your App-titude...

 

Curated by Joquetta Johnson

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6 Educational Android Apps for Adults

6 Educational Android Apps for Adults | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Whether you need to brush up on a skill or dive head first into a new topic, there are many great education apps. Here are six we like.
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Collaborative Podcasting on the iPad

Collaborative Podcasting on the iPad | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Creating videos on the iPad has become such a powerful feature that some people have over looked an amazing feature that the recent update to GarageBand brings; 'Jam Session'.
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Emerging Technology in Education: iPad Exploring...learning more!

A professional learning community where educators can collaboratively explore emerging technology is important. This blog is an avenue for our PLC members to network and share their experiences using these tools.

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Wi-Fi Finder (Free)

Over 650,000 locations in 144 countries worldwide!

Quickly and easily find FREE or paid Wi-Fi when you travel with the JiWire Wi-Fi Finder for iPhone and iPod Touch. Download all of the locations offline, so you know how to stay connected when you are on the road.

Using the GPS function on your iPhone, the Wi-Fi finder will tell you exactly where the closest Wi-Fi hotspot is, and how to get there.

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iPad gives voice to kids with autism - CNN.com

iPad gives voice to kids with autism - CNN.com | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
The accessibility of online stores as a platform for apps has opened a new avenue for parents whose children have autism.
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How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices?

How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices? | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

A frequently asked question is “How do I transfer items created on my iPad to other devices?” This leads to the issue of workflows and document management on an iPad.
In Doug’s i-Story he shares his thoughts on how to share content created on iPads. Thanks to Doug Lauder for sharing his i-Story. Doug works in education supporting teachers as they use technology. He will be presenting on document sharing and workflows on iPads at the M-Learning in Education@ECU Twilight events on the 5 & 6 June at Edith Cowan University in Perth Australia.

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5 iPad Learning Strategies Doomed To Fail

5 iPad Learning Strategies Doomed To Fail | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

"iPads are a fantastic resource for learning – when used correctly. Unfortunately, in the haste to take advantage of this new tool, the initial enthusiasm of the sales force is often squandered by well-meaning but misguided approaches to learning. The following are the most common missteps we see and some tips on how to avoid them."


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Infographic: 60 Percent of App Developers Don't Break Even

Infographic: 60 Percent of App Developers Don't Break Even | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
A new survey from app marketing firm App Promo revealed that 80 percent of developers are not generating enough revenue with their app to support a standalone business.

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Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles

Vocre is a Free Voice Translation app that Breaks the Language Barrier | App News | App Chronicles | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

"There are a few translation apps out there that claim to get the job done when it comes to cross language communication issues. Vocre is one such app put out by the folks at mylanguage, and it’s quite impressive. With Vocre, 2 people speaking 2 completely different language."

 

NOTE: Free for a limited time.


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LibGuides Community Site

LibGuides Community Site | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Are your patrons using Google and Wikipedia when doing library research? Introduce them to LibGuides - the librarian created portals to high quality research information. You, the librarian, are the key to successful research. Nobody knows research better! With LibGuides you help patrons find the stuff they need and show them information they didn't even know existed. LibGuides' flexibility and ease of use empowers librarians of any technical skill level to quickly and effortlessly create content-rich, web 2.0 multimedia guides.

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