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Looking for STEM apps? Here's a top 50 list for iPad

Looking for STEM apps? Here's a top 50 list for iPad | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Online Universities recently came out with a list of the top 50 iPad applications geared specifically for students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 60-Second Guide To Smartphones In Education [INFOGRAPHIC] | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Are smartphones really that big a deal in education? Let’s examine the facts:

- Ownership of smartphones continues to rise at a brisk pace

- Smartphone owners download between 50 and 80 apps each

- Students studying using smartphones are three times more likely to track their progress

- Flashcards and self-quizzes are popular: more than 70% of students use this type of app

- Most students use the built-in apps a lot. The calculator, notepad, and camera all play critical roles.

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How To Engage With Active Learners In The Classroom

How To Engage With Active Learners In The Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Students are currently enjoying the last gasps of summertime in most countries right now. They’re outside, engaging in social activities, and constantly on the move. So what would happen if these students were thrown into a slow-moving and old-fashioned classroom? The students would get distracted, disconnected, and feel lost...

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One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps

One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
 (www.langwitches.org) From a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programme to a 1:1 iPad initiative there are a number of options available to schools when embracing new technology in the classroom. Cons...
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8 Free Apps To Make This School Year Your Best Yet

8 Free Apps To Make This School Year Your Best Yet | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
If Mom thinks your phone distracts you from your schoolwork, consider (kindly) asking her to think again.
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Free iPad Apps for Kids: Spelling

Free iPad Apps for Kids: Spelling | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Hey there, dear parents and teachers. I compiled almost 40 free iPad spelling Apps for your kids and mine too! I wanna have this documented or saved in this post so that I can go back easily if I need to find them again.
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There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps

There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

In an effort to NOT see only apps and to turn the focus on pedagogy and the iPad as a LEARNING and THINKING tool, I am continuing to try to bring attention to apps THROUGH THE LENS of Bloom’s Taxonomy, Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences and 21st Century Skills and Literacies.

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Apple gives $50 off refurbished new iPads

Apple gives $50 off refurbished new iPads | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a smashing deal on the new iPad, it probably doesn't get better than that.
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Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas

Free e-Book: 20 iPad Lesson ideas | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

I came across this great e-book from RM education today that is full of realistic lesson ideas about using the iPad in the classroom. It covers all key learning areas and is definitely worth the free download. ENJOY! 

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10 Real-World Tips For Using iPads In Education

10 Real-World Tips For Using iPads In Education | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

If you’re considering iPads (or really any device purchase), give your due diligence and take a look at the following cases. I went through each of these cases and tried to ascertain the biggest takeaways. Hope they help you in your journey to iPad implementation!

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What are the effects of iPads on Teaching and Learning?

What are the effects of iPads on Teaching and Learning? | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Description of Research Plan/ Methods via Chris Roche

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A Friendly Guide to Deploying iPads at Your School

A Friendly Guide to Deploying iPads at Your School | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Consider this a freshman level tutorial. We can cover more advance topics at a later date, if you’re interested.

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Augmented Reality Apps Turn Smartphones into Digital Tour Guides

Augmented Reality Apps Turn Smartphones into Digital Tour Guides | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

It’s the traveller’s curse: You’ve journeyed far from home, and you’re ready to experience all it has to offer. But in this unfamiliar town, street signs look like hieroglyphics, the waiter at the local restaurant doesn’t understand your dinner order, and you have no idea where you should start exploring or how to get there.


Luckily, your smartphone knows how to do all that for you.

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iPads seem to raise classroom math scores in charter school study

iPads seem to raise classroom math scores in charter school study | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, the folks who created the YourTeacher math tutoring and test prep system teamed up with KIPP Academy to gauge how well the iPad performs in the classroom. 

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Carrier data confirms it: Half of US now owns a smartphone

Carrier data confirms it: Half of US now owns a smartphone | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
According to a new report from Chetan Sharma Consulting, the US has reached 50 percent smartphone penetration.
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7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom

7 Ways to Collect Student Work in an #iPad Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

Which solution is best for you? 

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Strategies for Making the Most of Mobile Learning Tools in the Classroom

Strategies for Making the Most of Mobile Learning Tools in the Classroom | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Smartphones and gaming consoles require far more than tweaks to the funding and management models of one-to-one programs. These best practices can help districts adapt.
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How can mobile learning address different learning styles?

How can mobile learning address different learning styles? | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
An article detailing the VAK learning model (Visual, Auditory, Kinaesthetic) and how relevant it is to mobile learning. It discusses popular web learning services, as well as the debate surrounding the VAK model.
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8 Back to School Apps for Science Teachers

8 Back to School Apps for Science Teachers | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Science can be a struggle for many students, especially those who do not have logical/mathematical brains. Start off the school year by directing your students toward apps that will make science a little easier.
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Using iPads in Education: Resources for teachers

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This page is for sharing resources for teachers, tutors, and parents that are integrating iPads into education. Please share this if you find it helpful!

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iPad App helps autistic children communicate better

More children than ever before are being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 88 children are identified with the disorder. Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.

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Education Scotland Looks to Expand Use of Tablets in Schools

Education Scotland Looks to Expand Use of Tablets in Schools | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
The use of mobile devices and tablet computers in Scottish classrooms could be expanded in a bid to modernise teaching and learning.
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iPad Learning Objectives

iPad Learning Objectives | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

In order to help educators integrate iPads effectively, we have compiled a list of apps focused on learning goals consistent with the CRCD framework. While many of these apps have also appeared in our iPads in the Classroom section, this list is driven by specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments.

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The History 2.0 Classroom: Back to School App-pack

The History 2.0 Classroom: Back to School App-pack | #iPadChat | Scoop.it

While many schools may already have an Apple VPP program already in place, I know a number of teachers will also be purchasing the apps themselves. Therefore, I will do my best to include both a pay & free app for each objective.

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Cell phones in the classroom: It’s the law

Cell phones in the classroom: It’s the law | #iPadChat | Scoop.it
Cell phones in the classroom? It's now a state law.
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