iPad Apps for Education
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iPad Apps for Education
An exploration of apps for teaching and education
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Keep Your Kids Entertained with These Educational iPad Video Apps | PadGadget

Keep Your Kids Entertained with These Educational iPad Video Apps | PadGadget | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
It is no secret that kids are naturally drawn to iPads, which can work to your favor. If you have an upcoming car trip or doctor's appointment and need to keep your kids entertained, download one of these video apps that are fun and exciting to watch, but also educational. Your kids will be little angels, quietly watching entertaining videos – and as a bonus, they might just learn a thing or two."
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Educreations Interactive Whiteboard: Watch And Create Educational Videos [iPad]

Educreations Interactive Whiteboard: Watch And Create Educational Videos [iPad] | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Most people love to learn something new. The desire to gain knowledge is something that seems to be hard-coded into each person. Many people also love to teach others what they know. After all, if no one taught, there would be nothing to learn.
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Space Place apps for iPhone and iPad :: NASA's The Space Place

Space Place apps for iPhone and iPad :: NASA's The Space Place | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

This app for the iPad presents a selection of the latest NASA Earth and space images and videos, as well as a rotating selection of Space Place articles and activities.

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12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom

12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Implementing iPads isn't exactly a just-add-water proposition. While they are wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you want it will take planning, design, and reflection.
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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, July 1, 2013 6:16 AM

How can you harness an Ipad to enhance learning, it needs some thought planning and creativity...

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8 Highly Recommended iPad Apps for Homeschoolers | Emerging Education Technology

8 Highly Recommended iPad Apps for Homeschoolers | Emerging Education Technology | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
A selection of apps covering a range of grade levels and academic subjects, great for home schoolers. Guest post by Chris Martin.
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Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education [Feature] | Cult of Mac

Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education [Feature] | Cult of Mac | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

The iPad became a big hit in the K-12 education market over the past year. Pioneering schools that brought Apple’s tablet into the classroom last school year proved that the iPad can be a excellent learning tool – one that has immense power to transform education.

 

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Top 25 Best Free iPad Apps: the Best of the Best of Our Weekly Picks | iPad Insight

Top 25 Best Free iPad Apps: the Best of the Best of Our Weekly Picks | iPad Insight | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
One of the best things about using an iPad is the great apps that we can run on it. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of.
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Back to school apps help with organization, learning across all ages - The Denver Post

Back to school apps help with organization, learning across all ages - The Denver Post | iPad Apps for Education | 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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Must-have iPad Apps for the Classroom | OLE Community Blog

Must-have iPad Apps for the Classroom | OLE Community Blog | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"There are lots of things to look for in a good classroom app. It needs to be engaging, fun, and user friendly. But above all, a good app pushes students to reach higher levels of thinking."


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13 Free iPad Spelling Apps to Easily Teach Kids to Spell Correctly

13 Free iPad Spelling Apps to Easily Teach Kids to Spell Correctly | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
I don't know if you share the same view or not but many people say that using technology, word editors and other online writing platforms that provide automatic spelling correction weakens our spelling skills and increases the chances of making spelling mistakes once using a paper and pen more than ever before.
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50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners | Edudemic

50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners | Edudemic | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school. For them, life provides an overstuffed cornucopia of educational opportunities that don’t necessarily require hefty loans and navigating different professorial strategies.

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Today's Education: Smarty Britches education app | todaysthv.com

Today's Education: Smarty Britches education app | todaysthv.com | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

There are countless games, social media, and other time-involved apps available nowadays, but what about helpful apps that helps kids learn?

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New free iPad medical app shows future of surgical patient education

New free iPad medical app shows future of surgical patient education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Wrist Repair comes from newcomers Meditech and offers a fascinating insight into the future of surgical patient education apps.
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Improve Communication Skills with These Comprehensive iPad Apps for Special Needs Education | PadGadget

Improve Communication Skills with These Comprehensive iPad Apps for Special Needs Education | PadGadget | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The iPad is a wonderful teaching tool to help both children and adults with special needs.
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To Sketch, to Draw, to Create, With No Pencil in Sight

To Sketch, to Draw, to Create, With No Pencil in Sight | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Put away the sketchbook and pencil. Sketching has gone digital, and several apps make it easy.
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Apple’s iPad Mini could be a hit in education, but its business appeal is more of a mixed bag

Apple’s iPad Mini could be a hit in education, but its business appeal is more of a mixed bag | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
A smaller iPad is bound to have success with consumers, but could well attract use in business, healthcare and education, according to market observers.
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Dictating for Foreign Language Fluency

Dictating for Foreign Language Fluency | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

n essential part of improving student’s fluency in a foreign language is providing practice in speaking. However, for practice to be effective, students have to receive feedback on their pronunciation skills. This apptivity is designed to give students an opportunity to document their fluency improvement.

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iPads in Education - LiveBinder

iPads in Education - LiveBinder | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The iPad has quickly become a common place tool in schools around the world. This LiveBinder will highlight sites and information about the iPad and how it is being used in classrooms and schools.

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Working On An Ebook Using iBooks Author? These Template Packages Can Make It Look Like A Masterpriece | Cult of Mac

Working On An Ebook Using iBooks Author? These Template Packages Can Make It Look Like A Masterpriece | Cult of Mac | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Although Apple pitched iBooks Author as a tool for educators, the company fully supports anyone who want to create an ebook using iBooks Author to do so. 

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iPad Mini: 11 Perfect uses for Apple’s smaller tablet - iPAD.BLORGE

iPad Mini: 11 Perfect uses for Apple’s smaller tablet - iPAD.BLORGE | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
iPad Mini: 11 Perfect uses for Apple’s smaller tablet...
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Make-your-own-ebooks platform: Aerbook Maker

Make-your-own-ebooks platform: Aerbook Maker | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

I’ve spent the past few months reporting on platforms that help school librarians make ebooks available to their patrons. But what about librarians and other educators who want to go beyond a read-only experience and enable their students to easily create, share—and even market—their very own slick, tablet-ready graphical ebooks and mobile apps? Enter Aerbook Maker.

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iPad Today 111 : New apps for kids, Trapit, Pinterest goes universal

iPad Today 111 : New apps for kids, Trapit, Pinterest goes universal | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
We show off some kids' app picks from creative parents, RIP Mixel, Pinterest goes iPad, Trapit, & more!
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Best iPad Apps for Art Education, 2012 | ArtSite Blog

Best iPad Apps for Art Education, 2012 | ArtSite Blog | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"The new school year is about to begin so it’s time to take a look at what’s available in the app store for art teachers and students. Here are my top picks from the current crop:"


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MmeHawtree's curator insight, June 29, 2013 11:07 PM

Arts and technology do go together. Here is a collection of iPad apps to check out.

Jennifer McCarthy's curator insight, July 16, 2013 1:10 PM

Great additions for my classroom!

janebeck's curator insight, May 31, 10:21 AM
Artset in particular looks very user friendly.  Some really good app ideas for digital pedagogy in visual arts