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Voicee : Voicee - talk whenever!

Voicee : Voicee - talk whenever! | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

SMS for voice.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 24, 2012 12:08 PM

Voicee is a form of instant messaging that uses voice instead of text. This is a really nice simple tool for asynchronous voice communications. Great for recording and sending audio drills to students or building up narrative line by line.

carldowse's curator insight, December 25, 2012 5:04 AM

A nice simple app for asynchronous speaking practice in the classroom and between lessons. Could be used for practising telephone call or meetings

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SMART Educator2Educator Virtual User Group - Cool Tools for your SmartBoard - Oct. 28 - 5:00 (EST)

A wealth of knowledge about SMART products exists in SMART educators - people like you who are passionate about the products and their role in enhancing teaching and learning.

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Connect. Share. Learn. How are you using the clone tool or capture tool in SMART Notebook? Join Heather (@heatherlamb08) & Ashleigh (@ashjenJensen) as we review these cool tools and more. Jeff Peterson (@jefflcisd) will join us to share a few of his own best ideas.

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How to ‘auto play’ Bookry widgets in iBooks Author

How to ‘auto play’ Bookry widgets in iBooks Author | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Learn how to "auto play" @theBookry widgets in the new version of #iBooksAuthor http://t.co/ToFTTawzxm #edTech #iPaded

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Peter Pappas's curator insight, Today, 10:31 AM

A clever hack

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VEGGI RIDER - Healthy eating for kids

VEGGI RIDER - Healthy eating for kids | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Get VEGGI RIDER - Healthy eating for kids on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 22, 2:11 AM

A visual recipe book in an app for students - Veggi Rider has clear images and includes a timer. 

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A Simple iPad Model For Teaching -

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A Simple iPad Model For Teaching  by TeachThought Staff At TeachThought, we love models and frameworks. In a single visual, they describe how things work–context, function, potential, and interdependence.

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Penzu: Free personal journal and online diary

Penzu: Free personal journal and online diary | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

Free personal journal and online diary.


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Dorian Love's curator insight, October 21, 6:12 AM

Cool interface!

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Rhyme to Read - A library of early phonics readers - iPad App Review - Fun Educational Apps for Kids

Rhyme to Read - A library of early phonics readers - iPad App Review - Fun Educational Apps for Kids | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

Rhyme to Read - Complete Set of Books is a sight word book app for iPad that comes complete with 20 books to read filled with stories that revolve around basic word families. Each book focuses on a different word family. This app is great for emergent readers just beginning to use basic phonics.

Read more: http://www.funeducationalapps.com/2014/10/rhyme-to-read-a-library-of-early-phonics-readers-app-review.html#ixzz3Ggd12lDE


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Easily Create Classroom Posters and Flyers Using Canva for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Easily Create Classroom Posters and Flyers Using Canva for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
The popular web platform Canva has recently released a great free app for iPad users. For those of you who are not yet familiar with Canva, this is a web tool that allows you to create beautiful visuals, posters, and flyers. The simplicity of Canva is what makes it a viable tool for using in class with students. You do not need to be a graphic designer to use Canva. All you need is a computer or iPad and internet connection. Canva provides you with a variety of pre-made templates and layouts that you can choose from to create your poster. It also provides numerous images and illustrations to use on your layout.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, October 18, 1:02 PM

new tools for teachers and teacher candidates 

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iBooks Author Gains New Import Options - TidBITS

iBooks Author Gains New Import Options - TidBITS | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Joining the other updates pouring from Apple’s servers recently is one for iBooks Author 2.2, which brings some new templates, the capability to import from EPUBs, and a collection of other enhancements to the ebook authoring software.

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Peter Pappas's curator insight, October 19, 1:48 PM

Best review to date of the iBA 2.2 update

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5 iPad Apps for Every Learner - catastrophic blog

5 iPad Apps for Every Learner - catastrophic blog | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Below I have compiled a list of what I think are the best FREE iPad apps for children in preschool through third grade with disabilities. This list focuses mainly on autism and building social skills as well as children with low fine motor skills, but the skills acquired from these apps can be beneficial to a wide variety of students, with and without disabilities.

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John Evans's curator insight, October 17, 6:51 AM

Check this blog post out from Cat Hoyt, a senior at Burlington High School! 

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Our Story for iPad: The Best Digital Storytelling App for Young Writers

Our Story for iPad: The Best Digital Storytelling App for Young Writers | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
There are a lot of digital storytelling apps for the iPad. Each is just a little bit different from the others, but one stands out among the others, at least for me, because of its simplicity, ease...

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Worksheets Troublesome Due to Handwriting Difficulties? SnapType App to the Rescue!

Worksheets Troublesome Due to Handwriting Difficulties? SnapType App to the Rescue! | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Not everyone has legible handwriting, and sadly I fall into that category! However, for individuals with dysgraphia or other disabilities impacting writing, it is not just messy handwriting. It is ...

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Hindie Becker Dershowitz's curator insight, September 27, 12:24 PM

snap Type for Occupational Therapy, allows students to take pictures of their worksheets on their Ipad and then type or write their answers

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Keedogo: Child-Friendly iPad Keyboards for iOS 8

Keedogo: Child-Friendly iPad Keyboards for iOS 8 | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Keedogo: Child-Friendly iPad Keyboards for iOS 8

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6 Ways To Access @YouTube Videos Even If They're Blocked at School

6 Ways To Access @YouTube Videos Even If They're Blocked at School | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

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Free eBooks & More - Resources

Free eBooks & More - Resources | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Resources for Education- Technology Integration & Tools for Students & Teachers

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Five Facts about Assistive Technology - YouTube

Technology Tuesday is a fact!!! http://bit.ly/1sdSvoC Every Tuesday, Aidis Trust will launch a new video in order to raise public awareness of the importance...

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7 Web-based Tools for Creating Short Video Stories

7 Web-based Tools for Creating Short Video Stories | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

Here are some nice web-based tools for quickly creating short videos.


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New in iOS 8 for Teachers & Students - Learning in Hand

New in iOS 8 for Teachers & Students - Learning in Hand | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

"Learning in Hand Show #28 is about some of what's new in Apple's iOS 8.  Instead of showing you the major features you might already know about, I demonstrate the lesser known additions that teachers, students, and parents will be interested in."


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Sally Tilley's curator insight, October 21, 12:52 AM

Great to have a summary aimed solely at educational functionality, thanks for sharing!

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Dropbox app updated with optimizations for iPhone 6 and support for Touch ID on iOS 8

Dropbox app updated with optimizations for iPhone 6 and support for Touch ID on iOS 8 | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Dropbox has just updated its official iOS app with optimizations for the new iPhones and additional improvements for Apple’s new mobile operating system.

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The Best iPad Apps in Art Education | Listly List

What iPad Apps are most useful for student learning and engagement? We have listed our top apps that promote CREATIVITY and ORIGINALITY. Please help rank the most useful, leave a comment, and add to this list of the BEST apps for art education!

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Apple’s OS X Yosemite can be downloaded from the Mac App Store now for free

Apple’s OS X Yosemite can be downloaded from the Mac App Store now for free | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
After officially being announced earlier today at a special media event, OS X Yosemite can be downloaded now from the Mac App Store. Here’s the direct link.
The free softwareupgrade is available for users running OS X 10.6.8 and above.

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iBooks Author updated with ePub and InDesign importer, new templates, and more

iBooks Author updated with ePub and InDesign importer, new templates, and more | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Apple has updated iBooks Author for OS X Yosemite and added support for new file formats and other enhancements. First among these is the ability to import Adobe InDesign and ePub files to a projec...

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iOS 8 Accessibility Overview

iOS 8 Accessibility Overview | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Apple has released iOS 8, the latest version of its operating system for mobile devices such as the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. This update is not as dramatic an update as iOS 7 was, with its comp...

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Hindie Becker Dershowitz's curator insight, September 20, 1:32 PM

A very nice explanation of the new accessibility features in IOS 8

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Epic! presents a gift for educators — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Epic! presents a gift for educators — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it

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Hindie Becker Dershowitz's curator insight, September 27, 12:16 PM

Turn on voice over or use with other speech to text apps and its free

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How to Stream Google Hangouts On Air to Twitter and Facebook

How to Stream Google Hangouts On Air to Twitter and Facebook | idevices for special needs | Scoop.it
Are you using Google Hangouts on Air? This article shows how to stream your next Google Hangout On Air to your Facebook and Twitter followers.

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