iPads in Education
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Resources for teachers/schools/districts using iPads in teaching and learning.
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How To Use iPad 2: iPad 2 At a Glance | iPad 2 User Guide | TCGeeks

How To Use iPad 2: iPad 2 At a Glance | iPad 2 User Guide | TCGeeks | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A comprehensive visual guide to help you how to use iPad 2. User guide to your iPad’s switches, buttons, and ports.
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Four handy iOS 5 tricks for the iPad

Four handy iOS 5 tricks for the iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Now that you've upgraded your iPad to iOS 5, check out these handy tricks for navigating your apps and entering text faster. Read this article by Sharon Vaknin on CNET.
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Multitasking gestures, text shortcuts, quick-access dictionary, and split keyboard to type with thumbs. All of these tricks also work in iOS 6. 

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I finally did, today! I ALWAYS wait a week! #BUGS

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How to Use iPad 2: Gestures & Techniques | iPad 2 User Guide | TCGeeks

How to Use iPad 2: Gestures & Techniques | iPad 2 User Guide | TCGeeks | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
We’ll walk you how to use iPad 2 through basic gestures, help you take control of navigating and organizing, and throw in some typing tips.
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iPad Orientation

iPad Orientation | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
iPad Resources iDevices Tutorials
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Great classroom management video embedded on this web page. Could work for general BYOD as well. 

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wwwatanabe: Introduction to iPads: Part 2--iPad Integration

wwwatanabe: Introduction to iPads: Part 2--iPad Integration | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Specific ideas for using iPads in the classroom, including procedures and expectations and apps.

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25 essential iPad mini tips

25 essential iPad mini tips | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Part of the iPad mini's appeal is its simplicity -- just switch it on and go -- but there's plemty more to explore if you dig a little deeper.

 

Whether you've treated yourself to a new iPad mini or came across one underneath the Christmas tree, you should find these tricks and tools useful in helping you get more out of Apple's latest tablet. Many of these tips can also be applied to other devices running iOS, including the iPad mini's bigger brother."

 

 


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Good tips for any iPad. I learned some new stuff!

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6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads - Edudemic

6 Ways Students Can Collaborate With iPads - Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The app store is loaded with options that allow students to share and collaborate with iPads. Here's a few helpful tips and apps for you to try out!
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Tutorial: Creating a Narrated Slideshow with ShowMe for iPad

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Tutorial: Creating a Narrated Slideshow with ShowMe for iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

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iPad Basics Cheat Sheet

iPad Basics Cheat Sheet | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
While working on Blooms Taxonomy Apps for iPad I came across this awesome cheat sheet that features some of the basic things we need to keep in mind when  using our iPad. Of course you might...

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5 iPad Apps to Help Students and Teachers Collaborate

5 iPad Apps to Help Students and Teachers Collaborate | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
There are not an abundance of apps for the iPad that really encourage a worthwhile level of collaboration between students or between students and teachers. There are several that would allow stude...
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Back to Basic: Top 6 iPad Shortcuts Gestures

Back to Basic: Top 6 iPad Shortcuts Gestures | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Greg Buckskin an avid iPad enthusiast. The iPad is a landmark device for several reasons, and chief among them is the sheer joy of
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How to Charge Your iPad

Charging an iPad properly is important to ensure that you optimize its battery life. Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn more about charging your...
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Short and sweet and great for newbies! Wish it clarified that iPads can't charge off of Windows computers, though...

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Finding Effective Apps...Where Do I Begin?

Finding Effective Apps...Where Do I Begin? | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Apple's iOS devices are exploding into the education scene.  They are tremendous tools that provide an enormous amount of opportunity to students of all ages and ability.  There are an overwhelming...
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With Just One iPad, Teachers Improve Classroom Lessons

With Just One iPad, Teachers Improve Classroom Lessons | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
While K-12 schools around the country search for funding to provide iPads to every student, an education researcher in North Carolina has found that even a single iPad can make a huge difference in the classroom.
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iPad Apps for Education

iPad Apps for Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
     iPads are more than just a cool tech tool, and the ways they can be used to support and enhance student learning are endless! Below you will find a list of iPad apps, organized by subject,...

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Recommended Apps from an Elementary School

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Apple - Press Info - Apple Launches iPad

Apple - Press Info - Apple Launches iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Love it or hate it, it has become a game changer in education. Enjoy this flashback to 2010...

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Learning In Burlington: Is The iPad King? It Is For Us And That's All That Matters (For Now)

Learning In Burlington: Is The iPad King? It Is For Us And That's All That Matters (For Now) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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"So I guess I continue to worry about schools that gobble up iPads (or any other digital device) thinking that it alone will have a transformational effect on learning.  Greg Kuloweic made the point very well in answer to the question "Why iPad?" on the EdTechTecher Site.

 

"Fundamentally, I believe that an iPad can neither be good or bad. All it can ever be is an iPad. I argue instead, that when used effectively and with specific goals in mind, iPads can have a positive impact on education." 


So after a long lead in to reiterating the fact that people change schools, not devices, I am at my second and larger concern.  This one revolves around our ability and the ability of our students to think outside of the platform that we have chosen..."  

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