"Users of the Safari web browser in the iOS world probably already know that you can close a single browser tab with either a tap of the (X) button, or by swiping the tab away to the left of the screen on the iPhone or iPad. But what if you have a whole bunch of browser tabs open at once that you want to close all together? Rather than swiping each and every one of them away or tapping a bunch of close buttons, you can use a quick trick to ditch all open Safari tabs."
"Something about playing a game on an iPad can turn a simple series of math practice activities into a fun experience for students. The following five free iPad apps do a nice job of offering a fun way to develop and practice elementary level mathematics skills."
"Hot Apps for HOTS is an excellent guide packed full of apps and activities to support higher order thinking skills (HOTS). I learned about this eBook from a post by Tony Vincent in Learning in Hand almost a month ago and since then I downloaded the guide and read it from cover to cover and was really thrilled by the depth and practicality of the learning materials provided by the authors: Lisa Johnson and Yolanda."
Since Gingko is tree-based, one person can work on the overall organization, while a second is writing the main points of a particular section, and a third is taking those points and fleshing them out in a subsection.
Hands on: Shutterfly Photo Story for iPad makes photo books that talk TechHive Now, a new iPad app called Shutterfly Photo Story lets you use your tablet to create both online and hard copy photo books, complete with your own audio narration.
DVICE Keyboard Case Turns Your iPad Into a Pint-Sized Piano Mashable While there are many iPad cases out there with built in keyboards, one company is attempting to bring a more musical type of keyboard to the iPad.
"Creatorverse is an awesome new and FREE app available for your IOS or Android device. You can make your creations come to life with this app- the objects you add and create have physical properties that you can set in motion. The objects you design can bounce, roll, accelerate, and more. Users can build simple machines and games and designs can be shared so you can play with other users' creations too. Watch the video to see the app in action:"
"Looking for a different way to present content and engage students in your lessons? Take a look at SlideIdea - a free app for the iPad that sets out to rival Keynote, Nearpod, Haiku Deck, Swipe and other presentation apps for the iPad. Here are 5 features that I think make it a great app for the classroom."
"For the past couple of years I've been really fortunate to have access to iPads in my classroom. The increased access to this mobile technology has provided my students with that many more individualized opportunities to show and share their learning. Now if you're new to this blog you may not realize that student choice and voice is something I believe very strongly about. Very strongly. This means I am constantly looking for apps that allow my students to learn, show, and share their knowledge in innovative ways. As a result I purchase and download many, many iPad apps for my work iPad. I take them for a test drive sort of speak before they make their way onto the iPads my students have access to. The reality is very few apps I test drive end up on my student's iPads. But why? Below you will find some of the questions I ask (and why) before an app will make it on my students iPads. I am hoping this information will be of benefit for both teachers purchasing apps for their students, and developers creating apps for students. Here are my top eight questions."
"Educational apps are everywhere yet it is hard to find the appropriate ones for classroom inclusion. This exactly why we have created iPad Resources section in this blog, just to help you find your way through the cloud. We are also adding the booklet below to that section. This is basically a collection of some of the best iPad apps special education. These apps are organized into different categories from Math to Sign Language."
Penxy is the easiest way to control and deliver your presentations from your iPad or iPhone during a real event. You can seamlessly stream your presentations (including your voice) online. Better yet, you can record your presentation so that you can share it with your social networks.