iPad Apps for Education
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iPad Apps for Education
An exploration of apps for teaching and education
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iPad App Lets You Share Your World with Autistic Children | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

iPad App Lets You Share Your World with Autistic Children | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
SpecialNeedsWare reports a new iPad app allows parents and therapists to create a simplified representation of the world for children with autism, enabling communication, behavioral learning, and social skill development.
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5 Must Have iPad Apps for Sci-Girls

5 Must Have iPad Apps for Sci-Girls | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Not all young girls want to spend their time playing games about makeup and clothes. Some truly find it fun to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

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What's Your Ideal iPad Lesson? - iPads in Education

What's Your Ideal iPad Lesson? - iPads in Education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Many of you are preparing for a new school year and others are in the middle of their year.
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Classroom presentations with Nearpod

"Marianapolis Prep Training Videos: Nearpod is a jaw-dropping presentation app that allows all your class to watch your presentation, answer multiple choice questions, draw, or answer open-ended questions.``


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Alternative iPad Browsers with tricks Safari can’t do

Alternative iPad Browsers with tricks Safari can’t do | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"Here are three alternative browsers that I use regularly to perform tasks I think are necessary for educational use and general use that I can’t do using Apple’s default browser."


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Students Can Attend WizIQ Online Classes on Their iPads

Students Can Attend WizIQ Online Classes on Their iPads | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

BOSTON, MA, Jul 16, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- WizIQ, a web-based education platform, announced its WizIQ Virtual Classroom App for the iPad today. The app is specially designed for students, giving them anytime, anywhere access to the WizIQ Virtual Classroom.

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Orca Health releases innovative 3D heart visualization iPad app for patient education

Orca Health releases innovative 3D heart visualization iPad app for patient education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The newest release by Orca Health may yet be their best.
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The iPad is changing the way that NFL players and coaches prepare for game-day

The iPad is changing the way that NFL players and coaches prepare for game-day | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The uses for Apple's iPad are nearly infinite: education, healthcare, small business, gaming. But what about professional sports? It seems like NFL teams are starting to adopt the ...
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Discovering Chinese iPad Edition App Review | App Picker - iPhone/iPad App Reviews & News

Discovering Chinese iPad Edition App Review | App Picker - iPhone/iPad App Reviews & News | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Apps aren’t just great for keeping you entertained, they can also be good for learning. This Discovering Chinese app is ideal for those who would like to learn the language of Chinese or even brush up on your Chinese skills.

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Successfully Learning: Math

Get Successfully Learning: Math on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Kurzweil Educational Systems Announces firefly App for iPad - Boston Business Journal

Kurzweil Educational Systems Announces firefly App for iPad - Boston Business Journal | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Kurzweil Educational Systems Announces firefly App for iPad PR Newswire NATICK, Mass., July 9, 2012 NATICK, Mass...
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Blackboard Web Conferencing Software Update To Include iOS Support -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Web Conferencing Software Update To Include iOS Support -- Campus Technology | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has updated its Web conferencing application to add mobile support, user-oriented improvements, and tighter integration with learning management systems, including Moodle.
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Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: 15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"Flipboard is a phenomenal reading app for the ipad and was the big reason I begged my family to give me one for my birthday.

However, because so little content is really produced FOR the flipboard, you have to know how to add it. You only get two screens of content (for now) so use it well."


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iPad Apps for Administrators

iPad Apps for Administrators | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Check out these must have apps that I have vetted and use on a routine basis as an educational leader.

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Using Subtext (an iPad App)

Using Subtext (an iPad App) | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
At IRA I stopped at the Subtext booth and was completely surprised to find out that it was a FREE app for iPads.  I just started exploring it today to see how it might be used in a classroom, and I...
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8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook

8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
These eight tools will make the experience of creating your first ebook painless and even fun.

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Blurb Enables Adobe InDesign Users to Design ebooks for the iPad

Blurb Enables Adobe InDesign Users to Design ebooks for the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Blurb, the creative publishing and marketing company, today announced massive improvements to its ebook platform and plug-in for Adobe(R) InDesign(R). Creative professionals can now design fixed format ebooks for iPad using the new plug-in for Adobe(R) InDesign(R), optimize them for the iPad using a brand new online editing tool, and then share and even sell their work for a profit in the Blurb Bookstore. For a limited time, Blurb ebooks for the iPad can be created for free.

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Learning and Teaching with iPads: Science in the iPad classroom

Learning and Teaching with iPads: Science in the iPad classroom | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

In a blog post on Science topics Lisa Johnson from Techchef4U covers a lesson idea for Climate Change and also lists some great lesson ideas from Lisa Carnazzo on a range of topics including: The Water Cycle, Seasons, Weather etc. (scroll further down the page on the post)

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Apple Loop: iPad Naming Rights, App Store Fix and Going on Holiday in Cupertino - Forbes

Apple Loop: iPad Naming Rights, App Store Fix and Going on Holiday in Cupertino - Forbes | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Keeping you in the loop on some of the things happening around Apple this week. Cost for iPad Name in China: $60 Million.
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Mini iPad may arrive by holidays, along with new Kindle Fire | firstcoastnews.com

Mini iPad may arrive by holidays, along with new Kindle Fire | firstcoastnews.com | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Apple is building a miniature iPad to rival Amazon's Kindle Fire and Google's new Nexus 7 tablet, as a battle royal over tablet computers shapes up among technology's biggest names.

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The Seven Inch iPad is Coming!

Well, maybe.  But all of the legitimate tech blogs are picking up the story, which seems to indicate that a seven inch iPad will hit the market this fall.  John Gruber has been posting on the story...
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TED Books launches iOS store, with subscriptions

TED Books launches iOS store, with subscriptions | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Conference organization TED already publishes ebooks. Now it's selling them through a new app, Ted Books for iOS (s AAPL). Readers can also buy subscriptions.
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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Ben Johnson served as an administrator in large and small schools, and at a charter school.
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Apps in Education: Accessing Students Work on the iPad - Digital Roadtrip

Apps in Education: Accessing Students Work on the iPad - Digital Roadtrip | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

I saw this link on Twitter this morning via @jnxyz @digitalroadtrip. This is the sort of workflow that will make things easy for teachers.

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