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The Influence of Apps in Education

The Influence of Apps in Education | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

How many apps do educators download? Are Apple or Android apps more popular? Learn how fast apps are infiltrating schools.

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iPad Apps for Multiple Intelligences

iPad Apps for Multiple Intelligences | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

The theory of multiple intelligences spearheaded by the celebrated cognitive scientist Howard Gardner has received so much acclaim within the educational circles since its inception some decades ago.  Gardner defines intelligence as the ability to solve problems in a given context. He argues that there are at least 9 kinds of intelligences :

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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning? | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

One principal in an affluent Bay Area School is striving to do more than just "enhance" classroom learning with iPads.

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The Similarities Between Montessori And Digital Learning

The Similarities Between Montessori And Digital Learning | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

At first glance, the intersections between Montessori education and high-quality digital learning are not immediately apparent. To those of us with some knowledge about Montessori methods, its natural materials and deep traditions seem to stand in opposition to the vision of a futuristic, technology-rich digital or blended learning environment. Here are five intersections between Montessori education and digital learning that this author has observed as a parent to a Montessori preschooler, online educator and an education policy researcher.

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The ABCs of Digital Citizenship

The ABCs of Digital Citizenship | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Terry Heick's has created a excellent list of 26 'Bits & Pieces Of Digital Citizenship'  that ALL citizens need to know.

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33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity

33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Here are some great apps for storytelling and creativity. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are for creating stories in various ways and others are to help kids plan out a story. Matt has listed them in the order of importance for his classroom. The first 10 on the list are the 'must have' for all elementary classrooms.

 

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, December 25, 2013 11:50 AM

Matt Gomez is one of the best resources I know for elementary education integration of technology.  He is one of the leaders for student engagement in Texas. 

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8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms

8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Teachers who are a bit nervous about a 1:1 iPad implementation can get started by using the iPad camera to capture learning as it happens.

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Skitch : Quick Intro to Basics of This App and Applications for the Classroom [Video]

Skitch : Quick Intro to Basics of This App and Applications for the Classroom [Video] | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

A 7 minute video on the basics of using the FREE app Skitch in the classroom. Matt Gomez has written about using skitch for lessons in his classroom.

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How Technology Can Support Creative Writing

How Technology Can Support Creative Writing | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Technology can be used to support any subject and technology to support creative writing is one such area. Here are some favourite but often overlooked sites and tools as well as some staples for inspiration, creation and publication and they work just as well in primary as they do secondary education.

 
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Just Look How Far Technology Has Come!

Just Look How Far Technology Has Come! | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

I've found you never truly know where you're headed until you understand where you've been. In terms of education technology (emphasis on technology), we've come so far...just take look!

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 28, 2013 11:41 PM

Awesome images - and in such a short space of time! Sometimes I lament that this generation will never hear, 'Get off the internet, I need to use the phone!' 

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4 Apps and Web Tools Perfect For Digital Art Class

4 Apps and Web Tools Perfect For Digital Art Class | Everything iPads | Scoop.it
We have plenty of english and math apps right now But what about the more creative ones for a digital art class?
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15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad

15 More Apps To Create Books On The iPad | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Creating books on the iPad doesn’t seem like the first thing you might do with one of the popular little tablets, but it’s really quite capable of doing so provided you’re not trying to write the next great novel.

 

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Hearing From the Consumer: What Students Think About Using iPads in School

Hearing From the Consumer: What Students Think About Using iPads in School | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Students weigh in on how devices change what happens in class, how they think about learning and how they organize their school work.

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Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad & a Green Screen

Creating a Classroom Studio with an iPad & a Green Screen | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Here's a few ways that green screen technology can be integrated into some engaging educational projects.

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10 Great Resources to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Class

10 Great Resources to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Class | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Top 15 websites where you can find educational app recommendations. Think of them like educational app engines that you can use to easily find apps to use in your class.

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Tellagami App-Talking Avatars to Share Favourite Picture Books

Tellagami App-Talking Avatars to Share Favourite Picture Books | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Children love the chance to explore, read, and share their favourite books. We often get so busy with all of the things we must teach them, this time is overlooked. This teacher library used Tellagami App to create and share a quick animated avatar videos about what the children read. What fun the children had... and so many more applications!

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12 Apps and Online Tools for Mindful Meditation

12 Apps and Online Tools for Mindful Meditation | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

You don't have to leave the digital world behind in order to make meditation, and its benefits, a part of your life. Here are 12 online meditation tools to help you be more present, more mindful, and more creative.

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7 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

7 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Teachers really like the ability to display their iPad or their students' iPads on a projector screen. Projecting on a large screen is great for demonstrations, simulations, explanations, and showing examples. There are several ways this can be done in the classroom. 

 
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Bridget McKnight's curator insight, January 14, 2014 5:23 PM

great tips for teachers to project, an apple tv IS NOT the only option!

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iPads in schools: The right way to do it

iPads in schools: The right way to do it | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

The Los Angeles public school district's troubled iPad rollout has been billed as a security fail, but experienced educators say that locking down iPads isn't the answer. Here are some suggestions on "the right way to bring iPads to schools"!

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*App Review- Skitch - A Tool to Visually Communicate Ideas, Share Feedback & Collaborate

*App Review- Skitch - A Tool to Visually Communicate Ideas, Share Feedback & Collaborate | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

The popular image annotation tool Skitch, a part of Evernote’s suite of apps, is among the best and easiest ways to quickly edit an image and send it to someone.

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Visual Poetry - Create Word Clouds On Your iPad

Visual Poetry - Create Word Clouds On Your iPad | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Visual Poetry is a nice iPad app for creating custom word clouds. The app's name implies that it only works for poetry, but it will work with any text that you write. Visual Poetry allows you to ch...

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Critical Search Skills Students Should Know

Critical Search Skills Students Should Know | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.

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4 Gr8 iPad Apps to Create Designs with Words

4 Gr8 iPad Apps to Create Designs with Words | Everything iPads | Scoop.it

Creating designs with words can be a great way to reinforce spelling , learning of new words and describing a theme or topics.  Students can create their own designs and use them to decorate the classroom. here are 4 great apps which allow you to design using words in different ways.

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