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Recommended iPad Book Apps for Older & Reluctant Readers Ages 8-12 | The Digital Media Diet

Recommended iPad Book Apps for Older & Reluctant Readers Ages 8-12 | The Digital Media Diet | Edupads | Scoop.it

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Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App | Fast Company

Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App | Fast Company | Edupads | Scoop.it

Offline learning is the latest tool for the unorthodox education organization. Here's how that and other new features will power Khan Academy's new app.


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English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App

English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App | Edupads | Scoop.it
A high school English teacher developed an app in his spare time that takes a new, red-ink free approach to grammar lessons.
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Visual Talks – Quickly create animated presentations

Visual Talks – Quickly create animated presentations | Edupads | Scoop.it

App Review: Visual Talks is a handy tool for your iDevice (iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) that will have you churning out the most impressive presentations yet.


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Simpl. for iPad creates and publishes websites simply | TUAW - The ...

Simpl. for iPad creates and publishes websites simply | TUAW - The ... | Edupads | Scoop.it
Simpl. is a brand new website creation and publishing tool for the iPad. Version 1.0 has just hit the iOS App Store and I was invited to take a.
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On Fire for Bloom’s « techchef4u

On Fire for Bloom’s « techchef4u | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Just finished a Super Saturday “Hot Apps 4 HOTS” workshop. Wish I had come across Brad Wilson’s “App Learning Tasks” sooner. What a fantastic resource! Have included his site with seven others I thought might be useful for promoting higher order thinking skills when utilizing an iDevice."


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Eliminating the App Gap: Marc Prensky (PDF)

"Should we be concerned about the fact that today there are a great many students who already have phones, or iTouches or iPads with the ability to download whatever apps they need or want (and the accounts and means to do so), and, of course, many more that do not? I think we should absolutely be concerned, because apps include some of the most useful learning tools that have ever been available."


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Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps - List Of Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps | Tech Holik

Top 20 Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps - List Of Must-Have Educational iPhone & iPad Apps | Tech Holik | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Today, we bring you 20 of the best and must-have educational apps for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. These apps can be utilized for different levels of classes. Not only these apps educate the students effectively, but students also take keen interest in learning with help of mobile devices and apps. Nearly all of these apps have been recommended by teachers and educators. Come, let us have a look at these educational apps."


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iPad is the mobile poster and flyer creation tool… simple and quick solution | iGo With My iPad

iPad is the mobile poster and flyer creation tool… simple and quick solution | iGo With My iPad | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Phoster comes with over 90 templates. They allow for font, color and size of text changes. The background color of the poster/flyer can be changed and images added/removed. Phoster isn’t a completely blank canvas like using Pages, but it does what it is supposed to without the need of a large manual. A simple appearing tool that makes us look good at work and at home."


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20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp

20+ Fun Free Apps that Promote Student Centered Learning & Literacy : Teacher Reboot Camp | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Lately, I have discovered many cool free apps that are incredible for creating digital stories, reading stories, and interacting with stories. These apps are incredibly engaging and meet the needs of our diverse learners. They allow learners to interact with the plot, characters, and even design of the story. They also support multiple learning styles because they are visual, have sound, and animation."


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iPaddiction: iPad and Google Form Directs Reteaching

iPaddiction: iPad and Google Form Directs Reteaching | Edupads | Scoop.it

"As many of you know, I have started to get the hang of using @mrschwen 's Google Assessment tool. It has really helped with individual teaching of concepts that students do not understand. Without iPads (or any digital device) and Google forms, I would not have been able to gather data that easily translates into individual learning sessions."


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iPads at Burley: Photography with 5th Grade Students

iPads at Burley: Photography with 5th Grade Students | Edupads | Scoop.it

"In the next few weeks these 5th grade students are going to be focusing on photography to accompany their writing with both their classroom teacher as well as with me during Technology. The remarkable thing about having only 30 minutes to introduce this very large topic with my students but doing so with iPads, is that all 29 5th graders are sitting on the rug in front of me with a camera, digital darkroom, and publishing suite resting on their laps!"


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Apps in Education: Maths Apps for Primary School

Apps in Education: Maths Apps for Primary School | Edupads | Scoop.it

"I got a great phone call the other day from a teacher who had been given the opportunity to develop a intervention program. The school had identified a group of students who had been struggling with their Maths. We talked about what outcomes were important and came up with a cross section of apps that might cater for Counting, Operations and Place Values. Obviously some of these are more appropriate for the younger students but we have looked for ones that will make maths a fun thing to learn about."


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My Story - Book Maker for Kids

My Story - Book Maker for Kids | Edupads | Scoop.it
Create and share stories on the iPad. My Story combines tools for drawing, writing and recording stories in an easy-to-use interface for kids.
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1.5 Million Lessons And Growing: ShowMe App Emerges as Leader in iPad Digital Education Revolution | Singularity Hub

1.5 Million Lessons And Growing: ShowMe App Emerges as Leader in iPad Digital Education Revolution | Singularity Hub | Edupads | Scoop.it

In 2011, the poster child of digital education was the Khan Academy, Sal Khan’s brainchild of over 3,000 lessons, but a new star is emerging for 2012 that’s taking Khan’s approach to the crowd. It’s a free whiteboard app called ShowMe that will currently play 1.5 million teacher-produced lessons ...


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40 Wonderfully Creative iPad Apps | iPad.AppStorm

40 Wonderfully Creative iPad Apps | iPad.AppStorm | Edupads | Scoop.it

We all have the capacity to be creative, it's in our very nature. The iPad is a wonderful tool for creation is almost every sphere you can imagine, from expressing poetry to capturing artistic ideas, from exploring musical invention to manipulating captured light. ...


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Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work?

Amidst a Mobile Revolution in Schools, Will Old Teaching Tactics Work? | Edupads | Scoop.it
Related posts: Should Schools Subsidize Mobile Phones for Kids? Points & Praise: Video Game Tactics in Teaching Parents Weigh In On Paying for Mobile Access in Schools Mobile Learning: Are We On the Cusp of Something Big?
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Apps For Kids Finder

Find the best iPad and iPhone apps for your child by watching the app-in-use videos. Eliminate the hassle of downloading and deleting bad apps. (RT @Mitchell1969: Please check out my new iPad apps for kids site.
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Steve Dembo: iThink iNeed iPads in the Classroom – DEN Blog Network

Steve Dembo: iThink iNeed iPads in the Classroom – DEN Blog Network | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Bright, learning device, technology leverager, iApps savvy. Think I’m describing the new iPad? Rethink–and meet Steve Dembo, Discovery Education‘s Director of Social Media and Online Community, Mr. iPad Mavin and today’s (1 – 2:30 PM Terrace Ballroom B) Featured Distinguished Presenter. Steve began his presentation with a confession: his initial bias against the iPad."


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iPad Today 91: Track Your Life, Paper app, EyeEm

iPad Today 91: Track Your Life, Paper app, EyeEm | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Leo & Sarah show off a sleep recording alarm clock, Nike+ FuelBand app, EyeEm, Paper by FiftyThree, the Targus Versavu case & more!"


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Vokab - Teachers with Apps

Vokab - Teachers with Apps | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Vokab by Harbinger , is a clean, straight forward, and effective app for students to acquire and master much needed vocabulary skills."


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First look at Apple Configurator + Resources | Tech Recess

First look at Apple Configurator + Resources | Tech Recess | Edupads | Scoop.it

"Apple Configurator is a brand new application aimed at making it faster and easier to deploy, manage, and configure iOS based devices. The great thing about this utility is it does not require an OS X Server or an MDM solution and provides a fast way to get devices ready-to-go. You can download Apple Configurator from the Mac App Store. It is a free application."


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App-tastic Middle School Mathematics « techchef4u

App-tastic Middle School Mathematics « techchef4u | Edupads | Scoop.it

"I had the pleasure of delivering a staff development workshop to 25 Middle School Mathematics teachers at South San ISD this past weekend. The workshop began with a Google Form Survey to model how teachers could gather data and information from students using Google Forms and the iPad (the form could be accessed from a QR code and a bit.ly address)."


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iPads at Burley: Making assessment meaningful

iPads at Burley: Making assessment meaningful | Edupads | Scoop.it

"The iPad makes new assessment practices possible. First, just being able to hear a student explain his or her thinking is a transformative event."


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iPad Literature Circles

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"Conducting Literature Circle with mobile devices such as the iPad, not only provides immediate access to a diverse selection of books, but also to reference materials, research tools, interactive maps, and a slew of creation and dynamic notebook apps. Within this single device, students can quickly check the meaning of a word, run a quick background check on a historic event, or articulate their understanding of text with a range of multimedia apps. Teachers can now easily differentiate the processes students can use to demonstrate understanding."


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