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Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads

Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Now that we're back from Thanksgiving break, our iPad pilot classrooms have really hit the ground running. Our students have used the iPads in so many different ways already...

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iPad Shows Promise in the Classroom

iPad Shows Promise in the Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
More than 2,300 K-12 school districts in the U.S. are running iPad programs for students or faculty.
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Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads

Timeline: Classroom technology from papyrus to iPads | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Though today's classroom technology is mostly digital, teachers have always used innovative tools to supplement their teaching. This timeline outlines the most prominent pedagogical tools.
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10 Apps for Working Easily with PDFs

10 Apps for Working Easily with PDFs | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

I got sent a form the other day that the sender needed filled out and sent back immediately. Fortunately for them they were using an app that allowed me to tap on the form, type in the required information and send it back. Many apps give you the ability to write anywhere on the PDF. I thought this was great and so sourced a number of cheaper apps so I could do this on the iPad.

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Google has ported most of Chrome OS onto the iPad

Google has ported most of Chrome OS onto the iPad | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
With the announcement of its new Search app, Google gave iPad users more than just a slick and well-made native search app that bests the experience on any Android tablet. It also managed ...
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The iPad: An RTI Intervention Toolkit

The iPad: An RTI Intervention Toolkit | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

While waiting for the iPad to arrive in my reading intervention classroom, I’ve had a lot of time to think and plan how I will use the device...

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100 Essential iPad Tips And Tricks

100 Essential iPad Tips And Tricks | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

iPad Tips and Tricks. Get more from your iPad by digging deeper into its default apps and unleash the extra features in its operating system...

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30 Awesome Web Apps for Your iPad

30 Awesome Web Apps for Your iPad | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
As incredible as it seems, it's been over a year and a half since the original iPad was released, forever changing what the world thought of tablet computers.
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My Teacher Is an App

My Teacher Is an App | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

More kids than ever before are attending school from their living rooms, bedrooms and kitchens. The result: A radical rethinking of how education works...

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5 Reasons the iPad 2 Rocks in the Classroom

5 Reasons the iPad 2 Rocks in the Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

The iPad 2 is a perfect learning companion for teachers and students, as it brings the tablet experience to teaching and learning, with some handy apps and features. Students can track their assignments, take notes, create presentations using Keynote, and use Safari for browsing the Web, among other cool things...

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Amazon Kindle Fire could Burn Up iPad's Lead

Amazon Kindle Fire could Burn Up iPad's Lead | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
A new survey shows that a genuine contender to Apple's tablet supremacy has arrived on the scene: with three times as...
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Apple’s plan to get its products in schools? Educate the educators.

Apple’s plan to get its products in schools? Educate the educators. | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Apple products have penetrated multiple markets, shaking up the way people work, create, design and learn by using the company's range of desktop computers, notebooks and handheld devices...

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An iPad in Every Classroom: Teacher Tested, Student Approved!

An iPad in Every Classroom: Teacher Tested, Student Approved! | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

On opening day I stood in line at my nearest Apple Store for the release of the iPad. Sure, I was anxious to experience the latest and greatest from Cupertino, but I also wanted to test its capabilities in the classroom...

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Top 20 Must-Have Educational Apps

Top 20 Must-Have Educational Apps | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
With the advent of the 2011/2012 school year, teachers who have access to mobile technology are scrambling to find the best education apps for the iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone.
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10 Apps that are Fun and Innovative for the Classroom

10 Apps that are Fun and Innovative for the Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Some apps 'wow' us with their interface. Some apps 'wow' us with the way they connect information. Some just do things in ways that we would never have considered relevant in education. Once we see how students interact with these apps, we can hardly believe how we had our students learn these concepts previously.

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iPads and iPods 'are helping our pupils learn without realising they are doing it'

iPads and iPods 'are helping our pupils learn without realising they are doing it' | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Teachers at a south Wales school say investing in smartphones and MP3 players has helped pupils improve their literacy skills...
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iPads in Schools LiveBinder

iPads in Schools LiveBinder | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

This is one of the most comprehensive iPad Resources on the net - iPads in Schools Livebinder. Lots of people will already know about this one but if you do not, it is an absolute wealth of resources. Make sure you check all the tabs across the top...

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iPad Fluency with Elementary Students

iPad Fluency with Elementary Students | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

I am NOT interested in using the iPad with my students as a worksheet substitution! Kill and drill apps on the iPad are still just that… kill and drill activities...

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100+ iPad Apps Perfect For High School

100+ iPad Apps Perfect For High School | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

If you’re a student, teacher, or administrator at a high school looking into adopting iPads for educational purposes, it’s important to know that the iPad is more than just an easy way to browse the web or visit the app store...

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Auburn hosting national iPad education conference this week

Auburn hosting national iPad education conference this week | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Educators from across the United States and as far away as Chile will be here this week to learn how kindergarten students are using iPads for reading and math.
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How to use an iPad effectively in your classroom

How to use an iPad effectively in your classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Feedback on students’ work is, according to the research (John Hattie and Dylan Wiliam), the most effective way to raise achievement. Despite knowing this, we find it hard to give the necessary time to discuss in depth the strengths and areas for development due to perceived constraints...

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Teaching All Students: Cheap, DIY options for iPad Stands

Teaching All Students: Cheap, DIY options for iPad Stands | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Cheap, DIY options for iPad Stands #iPadEd #mlearning #edtech #assistivetech. Continuing on with the Do-it-Yourself theme, below are several interesting options that people have shared on YouTube for creating cheap, ...
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Why the iPad Needs Siri

Why the iPad Needs Siri | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

From the moment it was demo’d at the Apple event in October, we all wanted to give Siri a try. We wanted desperately to know if it could possibly be as awesome as it looked (and sounded).

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iPads for every high school student in Michigan district

iPads for every high school student in Michigan district | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

As students walk through the halls of high school here, their backpacks are a little lighter...

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