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Learnist – a ‘Pinterest for Education’ #iPadChat #edtech

Learnist – a ‘Pinterest for Education’ #iPadChat #edtech | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, social learning company Grockit launched Learnist as a Pinterest-like platform for education. The company is on Thursday rolling out iPhone and iPad apps for the new platform.
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50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom

50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Androids, iPhones, and the like might be pricy, but they definitely pay off. Read on to check out our picks for the very best smartphone apps that can help students this back-to-school season.

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The Nerdy Teacher: Using My iPad in the Classroom This Year

The Nerdy Teacher: Using My iPad in the Classroom This Year | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

I thought it would be fun to do an updated post having used the iPad in my class for two years. Now that I have a class set of iPads, the number of apps that I use or will be using has changed and I thought I would share that with everyone.

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The Top 30 Education Apps From 2007 To Today

The Top 30 Education Apps From 2007 To Today | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Looking at what was big a few years ago, you can really see how Education 2.0 and Back-To-School have changed over the years, and we’ll let you in on what’s new for 2012.

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Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education

Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

As the new school year begins, and hundreds of thousands of students across the U.S. become iPad users thanks to one-to-one iPad deployments, there’s already talk that the iPad’s success in schools will be short-lived. The belief is that iPads will quickly be replaced by tablets running Microsoft’s Windows RT or Windows 8.

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40 iPad Apps For Homeschooled Students

40 iPad Apps For Homeschooled Students | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
The iPad has become well established as a great tool for education, for both school and home classrooms.
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Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads - INFOGRAPHIC

Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads - INFOGRAPHIC | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Below is an awesome infographic shedding more light on the use of iPad in education.It provides some amazing facts about the potential of this mobile device in learning and reviews the reasons behind this growing popularity of iPad in the educational circles...

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Apple Updates iTunes U App for iOS with New Tools for Teachers

Apple Updates iTunes U App for iOS with New Tools for Teachers | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Yesterday Apple released an update for its free iTunes U app that will allow any teacher to create private courses, even if their school or institution does not have a public iTunes U affiliation.
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8 Back-to-School Apps for Teachers

8 Back-to-School Apps for Teachers | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

This new digital age can put a strain on the teachers when it comes to enforcing the "no phones in class" rule, but it can also streamline the teaching process to make things more accessible and easier to understand. Here are eight apps that can help teachers better reach their students without pulling them away from their iOS devices.

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How to Create Your Own Learning 'App'

Simple (and hard) ways for students and educators to start developing learning apps, from flowcharts to coding classes.
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5 Fun Ways to Use Facebook in Your Lesson Plans and Teaching

5 Fun Ways to Use Facebook in Your Lesson Plans and Teaching | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
The most popular site on the Internet can be leveraged in the classroom in engaging and useful ways.
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How to Roll Out a 1:1 iPad Program

How to Roll Out a 1:1 iPad Program | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
When The Westside School decided to grow its established primary school into a leading middle school program, parents, teachers, students and administrators mapped out an integrated project-based le...
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The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning

The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

The idea of implementing mobile learning into a course or instruction may be daunting for many educators. They may assume that mobile learning (aka m-learning) is too complicated and so decide to stick to the methods they have more experience with. Besides, the old fashioned methods of learning have worked for centuries, so what’s the need for change?...

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10 Must-Have Apps for Successful High School Students

10 Must-Have Apps for Successful High School Students | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
A high school student's plate isn't just filled with classes, but also tons of extracurriculars. Turn to your phone or tablet to manage the load.
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How Hard Is It To Get iPads Into The Hands Of Thousands Of Students?

How Hard Is It To Get iPads Into The Hands Of Thousands Of Students? | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Many school districts around the country are embarking on new territory this back to school season – deploying hundreds or thousands of iPads to students. Most of the deployments will be one-to-one initiatives where every student receives a school-owned iPad to use for this school year or their entire scholastic career. Planning such a roll out isn’t easy, but schools and districts making the shift this year have the advantage of looking what worked and didn’t work from counterparts that pioneered the iPad in the classroom last year.

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Back to School: the best apps for every student

Back to School: the best apps for every student | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Apps are the wave of the future, man. Soon every classroom will be filled with apps of all shapes and sizes, replacing your books, and maybe even your friends... 

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Back to school apps help with organization, learning across all ages

Back to school apps help with organization, learning across all ages | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
The iPad has been around for only two years, but the tablet computer and its many competitors are already starting to change the way both parents and teachers approach education.
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My Brain on Apps - INFOGRAPHIC

My Brain on Apps - INFOGRAPHIC | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
This infographic reaffirms how difficult it can be to “sift and winnow” apps when there are more than 67,000 educational iPad apps. Finding the right one to support individuals with spe...
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The Top 50 Apps for Kids: Our favorite picks for education, music, art, and more!

The Top 50 Apps for Kids: Our favorite picks for education, music, art, and more! | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Find it impossible to get your kids to sit still for 5 minutes? Not anymore. Babble’s top 50 apps will leave them entertained for hours!
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How the iPad Suits All Learning Styles

How the iPad Suits All Learning Styles | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Was this portable PC really designed with education in mind?

Many schools are turning to iPads as an educational tool, using apps for every learning style, and even learning disabilities...

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M-Learning beyond the classroom walls

M-Learning beyond the classroom walls | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Mobile devices are changing our lives, but how can they best be used in classrooms?

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Augmented Reality on iPads & Android Devices

Last month Greg Kulowiec introduced me to the augmented reality app Aurasma Lite. On Monday I showed the app to a couple of elementary school teachers and they just loved it.

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440 Ways to Use Social Media in Education

440 Ways to Use Social Media in Education | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

I’m convinced that when used appropriately these sorts of tools can help improve teaching and learning. But a lot of us shy away from using them in education because we’re not sure what that use looks like. So here ya go. Lots of ideas on using social media in the classroom.

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