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i Teach With Technology: The Creatorverse App: Physics and Art Fun!

i Teach With Technology: The Creatorverse App: Physics and Art Fun! | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"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:"


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Great marriage of science and art!

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could have a lot of fun with this 

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13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom

13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

Is there an app for that? Well, chances are there are dozens of apps for anything you want to do, but sometimes you find one app that is robust enough to have multiples uses for you and your students. For me, iMovie is that app. Use it for everything from slow motion videography to documentation, to presentations and everything in-between.


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So many creative ways to get students engaged. Love new ideas for students to express learning.

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New Generation of Apps Make Reading Assignments More Productive and Enjoyable for Students and Teachers

New Generation of Apps Make Reading Assignments More Productive and Enjoyable for Students and Teachers | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
These Reading Apps for Smartphones and Tablets are Ushering in big Changes in how we Read. The modern reading landscape stretches beyond the limits of an

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So many students do not enjoy reading. I would try just about anything to get them more engaged in the written word.

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iPads as Part of a Universal Design for Learning Toolkit - YouTube

iPads as Part of a Universal Design for Learning Toolkit - YouTube | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Classroom 2.0 LIVE webinar, February 2, 2013. The topic for today is "iPads as Part of a Universal Design for Learning Toolkit." with Alex Dunn.http://inclus...
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UDL is all the rage in my county- I love the way technology is being integrated
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Teachers Use Tech: Create a Vocabulary Spinner with the Decide Now! app

Teachers Use Tech: Create a Vocabulary Spinner with the Decide Now! app | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"The app, Decide Now! has been a terrific addition to my Vocabulary instruction.  Any time I introduce a new word to our Academic Vocabulary list, students immediately add it to their "Vocabulary wheel" within this app!"


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I imagine this would be cool if your school had 1:1 iPad adoption.

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Storehouse - Visual Storytelling for iPads

Storehouse - Visual Storytelling for iPads | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Get Storehouse - Visual Storytelling on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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This looks wonderful

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Use iPad as a tool to create visual stories with your students

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great app for story telling; 

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#storytelling for #ipads

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A million first steps - Digital scholarship blog

A million first steps - Digital scholarship blog | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books and concern a startling mix of subjects.

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as a middle school social studies teacher I have my students analyze images from the cultures we study. I would love to have the kids look at some of these on our iPads.

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10 Tools For Mind Mapping Ideas

10 Tools For Mind Mapping Ideas | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
“ Educational Apps & Game Based Learning”
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Wow! Great variety of useful apps for all areas!
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Eliminating the Box: New Year's Resolutions, IEPs, Learning ...

Eliminating the Box: New Year's Resolutions, IEPs, Learning ... | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Eliminating the Box. Exploring meaningful pathways to inclusive and personalized learning for students with complex learning differences and disabilities because education should prepare all students for a lifetime of learning.
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Reading this article really sparked my interest in how technology can be used for differentiation in the classroom.

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How to use Voice Dictation on Your iPad and iPhone

How to use Voice Dictation on Your iPad and iPhone | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Do you see that microphone button at the bottom left of the iPad screen when the keyboard appears? I always knew about the dictation feature, but I never really used it before a couple weeks ago. I...
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I teach special education students and this seems like it could be a great alternative to having a human scribe for assignments.
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15 Engaging and Creative Ways to Use iPads in a K-12 Classroom - Jonathan Wylie

15 Engaging and Creative Ways to Use iPads in a K-12 Classroom - Jonathan Wylie | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"If you are looking for unique and innovative ways to use the iPad in your classroom, then you have come to the right place. In this post I teamed up with Stephen Lai and Meg Wilson to bring you 15 ideas that will help you think outside the box and bring new levels of creativity to your iPad classro"

 


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Great ideas! Can't wait to try some.

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700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!!

700 iPad Lessons Pinned HERE!!! | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u.
Also check out the new TechChef4u FB!

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Sometimes when I read about how to encorporate the iPad apps in the classroom I don't feel convinced that they provide anything better than a notebook and pencil. However, I am keenly interested in the inquiry portion of this pin.

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Okay, this is my last "list" posting for awhile....it got me at the 700 number...
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Interesting Resource for iLearn

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Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

Travel the World from Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Not every school has the resources necessary to take their students on an airplane . . . or spaceship. The iPad can bring the world to your students' fingertips in ways never before possible. Many na
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It's so hard to find iPad applications practical for social studies! This may actually be something I can use.
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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
Wondering what will happen if your school brings iPads into the classroom? Is your district discussing the purchase of iPads as opposed to laptops? Here at Bellevue Public Schools in Bellevue, Nebras
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Add Your Insight...steps for schools starting to incorporate iPads in the classroom.
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19 Amazing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know - Top technology products : iPad Air, iPhone, Smartphones, Tablets , Cameras and Apps

19 Amazing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know - Top technology products : iPad Air, iPhone, Smartphones, Tablets , Cameras and Apps | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
1. You can make typing more comfortable on your iPad , if you switch keyboard to thumb mode.

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Good trouble shooting tips that could be helpful when using iPads with students.

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Eight Reasons for a 1:1 iPad Program in Elementary Schools ...

Eight Reasons for a 1:1 iPad Program in Elementary Schools ... | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
“The iPad is a game changer for education. it will effectively support teaching 21st century skills. iPads empower students in all areas of ... There is no limit to the potential for students to produce meaningful, engaging work.”
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I would love someone with decision making power in my district to read this!
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Teachers need confidence to teach coding properly - Phys.org

Teachers need confidence to teach coding properly - Phys.org | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
“Learning needs to be engaging, social and interactive. It is also vital that the ... And it needs to be relevant and meaningful to a child's different experiences beyond the classroom. The type of tools we use in the classroom will help.”
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Coding is a topic I'm seeing a lot about right now. There are some ways to have young kids do this with iPad apps like hopscotch
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Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images

Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are no

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Wow, I would love to mark some of these for my students to examine!

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i Teach With Technology: The Creatorverse App: Physics and Art Fun!

i Teach With Technology: The Creatorverse App: Physics and Art Fun! | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"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:"


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Great marriage of science and art!

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Aunty Alice's curator insight, January 31, 9:24 PM

could have a lot of fun with this 

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I Scooped this from "iTeach with Technology" blog. Karen Ogen is the author there, but she got it from David Kapuler's blog, "Technology Tidbits."  CreatorVerse looks like a niche which hadn't been filled. Physics and Art! Linden Labs develops games, but has stepped out with more collaborative "gaming."

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Lessons and Apps for The iPad in Visual Art ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Lessons and Apps for The iPad in Visual Art ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"Pad is a versatile tool that can be used like a Swiss Knife, you mention it and there is an app for it. One of the cognitive areas we can improve through the use of iPad is creativity. There are several excellent apps out there that are specifically designed to unleash learners creativity, drawing and painting tools are some of them. Having access to apps is one thing but using them effectively is another thing and that's where a  practical guide such as the one below comes in handy."


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Exactly what we need!

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Inquiry Based Learning in Math and Science with iPads – iPads in Education

Inquiry Based Learning in Math and Science with iPads – iPads in Education | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

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Inquiry based learning seems to be up and coming- glad to have ideas on how to use the iPads to support inquiry based learning
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Apple - Education - iPad - Teaching with iPad

Apple - Education - iPad - Teaching with iPad | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
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Here are some tips and links from apple to support educators who use iPads in the classroom
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How iPads Can Create a More Engaging Classroom ...

How iPads Can Create a More Engaging Classroom ... | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
“As for distance learning, the iPad can contribute to the online elementary school learning experience by creating an efficient, stylish and easy interface that makes the relationship between abstract (education) and concrete (student) more enjoyable.”
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I would like to try some of these ideas to see if the engagement is actually higher than with more traditional methods.
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8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School - Teachers With Apps

8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School - Teachers With Apps | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it

"MISTAKE ONE – Underestimate the power of the iPad

 

Students do not need to be taught how to use the iPad, but rather how to get the most out of it. They need to be taught how they can use it to create amazing things, to share their learning and connect it with the real word, and to broaden their thinking."


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Great cautions and hints for making the most of iPads for learning. I don't see a way around the issue of not having 1:1 though.

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Using QR Codes to Differentiate Instruction

Using QR Codes to Differentiate Instruction | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
An expectation of the Common Core Learning Standards is that teachers differentiate their instruction to meet the needs of all children. This includes special education and general education students
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I've really got to try making QR codes- teaching students of such varying ability- this could be a great way to differentiate without making it obvious to the students the levels of others.
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Note-Taking with iPads

Note-Taking with iPads | enhancing education with iPad technology | Scoop.it
I vividly remember how I first learned to take notes. My sixth grade geography teacher lectured in outline style: "Roman Numeral one - China. A - Qin Dynasty. 1 - Rulers . . . " We wrote down precis
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How much better can this really be than taking notes the old fashioned way? Is this applicable to one class set of iPads that are shared by an entire school?
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