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Fluently Launches to Provide Those Trying to Find their Voice with Speech Therapy On the Go

Fluently Launches to Provide Those Trying to Find their Voice with Speech Therapy On the Go | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
For more than 15 years, Tufts junior Jack McDermott has been visiting a speech therapist, working hard to try and find his voice. As he’s continued to make
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Apple Will Now Let Any Teacher Publish Content to iTunes U

Apple is upping its bid for its hot-selling iPad to be a teaching device.
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Gadget Turns an iPad into a Document Camera -- THE Journal

Gadget Turns an iPad into a Document Camera -- THE Journal | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Belkin today unveiled a device, set to ship in March, that converts an iPad into a document camera for classroom presentations.
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5 Tough iPad Cases For Your Classroom - Edudemic

5 Tough iPad Cases For Your Classroom - Edudemic | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Taking a look at five tough iPad cases to help your classroom devices weather the storm of student use! (RT @Edubeat: 5 Tough iPad Cases For Your Classroom: A month or so ago, I was in a little surf shop...

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Kanex meDrive A File Server for Apple Devices: Expanded Storage

Kanex meDrive A File Server for Apple Devices: Expanded Storage | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Kanex myDrive is a file server that turns USB storage into a local network drive. Ideal for iOS devices or a Mac +PC.
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StrataLogica Geography Reference Released as Free iPad App -- THE Journal

StrataLogica Geography Reference Released as Free iPad App -- THE Journal | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Herff Jones/Nystrom has released a new geography reference tool for the Apple iPad.
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National Geographic World Atlas

Get National Geographic World Atlas on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Although reviews are poor, National Geographic is offering this App FREE for a limited time.  I would think that the developers will fix all the glitches, but if you wait till then you will have to buy it.

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A Free Interactive iPad App To Teach Algebra - Edudemic

A Free Interactive iPad App To Teach Algebra - Edudemic | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
For many students algebra seems too abstract and hard to learn. They often resort to ineffective memorization and in the long run find only frustration and failure.
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How to Lock the iPad to a Single App for Kid Mode

How to Lock the iPad to a Single App for Kid Mode | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Lock the iPad to a specific app, turning on Kid Mode, in iOS 6 on the iPad. Lock out sections of the screen to keep kids in a section like Netflix for Kids.
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How to use fancy gestures on the iPad (and why you should)

How to use fancy gestures on the iPad (and why you should) | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Apple added 4- and 5-finger gestures last October, but the features don’t seem commonly used. After two weeks with my new iPad, however, I’m suddenly taking advantage of these gestures and they make the iPad experience even better.
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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic

1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price - Edudemic | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it

TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) to the rescue! TCEA regularly tests available apps and recommends appsthat teachers should be using.

TCEA maintains a list of recommended apps in a shared document via Google Docs. The list is organized by subject area and free apps are color coded in white.

Click Here To View The Mega Google Doc (H/T Apps In Education)

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iPad Resources, Sources & Tools - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - blended learning, iPad

iPad Resources, Sources & Tools - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - blended learning, iPad | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
36 Lists of iPad Resources  39 sites for using iPads in classrooms 10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers 10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom 40 iPad Apps Librarians Love 40 Most Awesome...
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23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow

23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow: ipad, classroom, visual, project-based learning, pbl, 21st century learning
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New Version of Blooms Taxonomy for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

New Version of Blooms Taxonomy for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
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Will Teacher Enthusiasm About Digital Learning Put an iPad in Every Backpack? | PadGadget

Will Teacher Enthusiasm About Digital Learning Put an iPad in Every Backpack? | PadGadget | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it

Last week included Digital Learning Day. Didn’t realize it? You’re not alone. Do not, however, mistake the lack of awareness about the day with a concurrent lack of enthusiasm about the role of technology in educating preK-12 students.

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10 high quality Science Learning Apps For iPad | Digitaldir

10 high quality Science Learning Apps For iPad | Digitaldir | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Apple iPad is a magical window which can also serve as a great educational tool. The iTunes store bags numerous science apps for iPad with which you can make learning science much easier than ever before.

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"...Furthermore, the science apps designed for iPad also allows you to explore the galaxy, look inside the human body, test the theories and even dissect an animal.

To narrow down your search, we are sharing with you the best iPad science apps that are intellectually rewarding, appealing and entertaining that you won’t even surmise you are learning something while using them..."

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iGeneric: how can I incorporate iPad in all subject areas?

iGeneric: how can I incorporate iPad in all subject areas? | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
A group of science teachers were sitting around on the staff room table. They were having a faculty meeting. One of them said, "I found this great app about biological cells! We can use this to tea...

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Lou Salza's curator insight, February 5, 2013 3:36 PM

"...In Andrew Douch’s words, the iPad is a “Swiss-army knife” of tools! Subject-specific apps are great, but generic apps are even greater! There’s so much you can do in every subjectwith just a bunch of generic and cheap/free apps! Using the iPad in the classroom does not just mean using apps that are subject-specific. It is more useful to think of learning processes and activities, and how the iPad can facilitate these learning activities, not replace the designated reference used in the subject (i.e. textbook).

Here are some generic learning activities (or learning processes) that can incorporate the iPad, and using apps that are not subject-specific:.."

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iPotty: Toilet training ... now with added iPad

iPotty: Toilet training ... now with added iPad | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
The iPotty is a child's toilet training potty with a built-in iPad stand.
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My Top Picks For Content Creation iPad Apps ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog

My Top Picks For Content Creation iPad Apps ~ Mrs. Wideen's Classroom Blog | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it

This slide is the inspiration for this blog post.  I personally, have been on a crusade to let my students create rather than spoon feed them content.  I want them to play with the information I give them, I went them to feel a sense of ownership of the knowledge and I want them to create something using the knowledge I have given them.

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Using iPads in the Art Room

Using iPads in the Art Room | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
 Below are the slides I submitted to Sumit Vishwakarma, iPad artist and speaker. He will be including Dryden's art program in his presentation at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco titled iPad Art Innovation. I also sent him a video with footage and stills of my students exploring and creating on their iPads (scroll down).
If you are interested in exploring more ideas for using iPads in art, take a look at myCreating on iPads page with tutorials, examples, and files for experimentation.:
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Anatomy 4D - An Augmented Reality Human Body App for IOS

Anatomy 4D - An Augmented Reality Human Body App for IOS | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Anatomy 4d is a very cool free app for iPhones and iPads which allows you to explore an augmented reality 3D body.
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How an iPad is a More Powerful Content-Creation Device Than a Laptop.

How an iPad is a More Powerful Content-Creation Device Than a Laptop. | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
That the iPad is a great content-consumption device has never been disputed. But just 30 months after its launch the iPad is now in some ways a more powerful content-creation device than a laptop i...
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This blog post does NOT claim that an IPad is better than a laptop in some areas of content creation, rather it points out rather well that it is better at it than most assume.

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iPad How to Videos Posted by Apple

iPad How to Videos Posted by Apple | Educational IPad Info | Scoop.it
Apple recently posted video/screencasts on using the iPad in one convenient location. These can be viewed in iTunes or from within a browser and are free. The topics range from collaboration on pro...
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