iPad & Literacy
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iPad & Literacy
A resource for educators interested in improving literacy through the iPad and apps
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The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers

The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
Most writers are easily distracted; trying out just one more app often sounds better than slogging through your manuscript.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Ezzat Al-Kaliby's comment, May 11, 2013 5:52 PM
i'm trying to use some applications of web 2.0 in class
Paula Jamieson's curator insight, May 15, 2013 12:51 AM

It's like being back in the classroom. This afternoon I have discovered this interesting article........after taking a workshop on 'iPads to support Writing' this morning. Typical. There are a couple here I haven't used or explored. I find that articles like this often trigger my thinking back to "I use to use that" or "That's right I downloaded that but didn't have a purpose at the time......".

 

 

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10 Reasons You Should Switch to Chrome for iPad

10 Reasons You Should Switch to Chrome for iPad | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
Chrome was just released from its beta chains and made tech news headlines when it was offered in Apple’s App Store a few days ago.

 

KF:  This article highlights some of the key features that will enhance and change your experience of web browsing.  From swiping between tabs to voice activated search functions, Chrome takes iPad web access to new levels.  In just a few short days Chrome has made its mark.


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Digital Kindergarten: Teaching Tools: Handwriting Apps

Digital Kindergarten: Teaching Tools: Handwriting Apps | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
So when I got my first iPad and looked at my first GOOD handwriting app I thought YES!!! This is why iPads belong in Kindergarten! Handwriting instruction and practice really should be done with a 1:1 teacher student ratio.
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My Story - Book Maker for Kids

My Story - Book Maker for Kids | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it

 My Story is the simplest story maker and book creator in the App Store. Children can draw, use photos, record voice, type, and then send their finished creations to family and friends on the iPad. Cost: $1.99


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Reading on the iPad: 6 Elements of Instruction APP'd

Reading on the iPad: 6 Elements of Instruction APP'd | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
Using Box or DropBox (slightly more complex), you can create web-based folders of texts differentiated for specific students, reading levels, reading interests, or reading groups. These can be accessed directly from the iPad app.
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Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App

Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
Unleash your creativity.

Inkflow works like a Word Processor for Visual Thinking. Capture your ideas as easily as with pen and paper, then arrange and reorganize them with your fingers!

 

Inkflow is perfect for:

-BrainstormingPlanning and scheduling

-Graphic design and layout

-Sketching and doodling

-Notes, Sketch notes, Mindmaps, etc.

And pretty much anything else you would use pen and paper for.


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Michael Sabah's curator insight, May 6, 2013 6:53 AM
Tolles iPad Tool um Ideen kreativ zu visualisieren - For FREE!
Richard Whiteside's curator insight, December 6, 2013 8:19 AM

Work of genius. Capture images of your notes, your course book, the white board, students work or whatever you want. Then edit as you please, save and share. 

Mauricio Fierro's curator insight, November 12, 2014 6:19 AM

Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App | @scoopit via @baibbb http://sco.lt/...

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Hands On With the New iPad

Hands On With the New iPad | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
The new iPad with ultra-sharp Retina Display and 4G makes the world's leading tablet even better; we take it for a quick spin at the keynote event in San Francisco.
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Apps in Education: My E-Textbook Manifesto:

Apps in Education: My E-Textbook Manifesto: | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it

Greg Swanson has prepared an informative post on the integration of e-Textbooks, the use of iBooks Author and the interactivity of these tools on the iPad. He has outlined a number of considerations that would make the use of interactive textbooks a success in the classroom. With the introduction by Apple of the iBooks Author, teachers, and even students can become creators of content for differentiated classroom materials.


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Liberating Learning in Literacy | Inspiring third millennium learners

Liberating Learning in Literacy | Inspiring third millennium learners | iPad & Literacy | Scoop.it
With a theme based on consumer to creators, James Langley and Vicki Cox presented the group with tasks using Kindles, iPods, iPads, Web 2.0 and android. The morning session consisted of quick fire ...
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