iPad Apps for Education
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iPad Apps for Education
An exploration of apps for teaching and education
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teachwithyouripad - Science Apps

teachwithyouripad - Science Apps | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"Science apps are the most abundant in iTunes. There are several solar systems, and periodic table. If you search science in iTunes, you will find pages. The only thing science apps are missing is a projection app."


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These 7th Graders Have Already Published Their First iBooks Author Bestseller | Cult of Mac

These 7th Graders Have Already Published Their First iBooks Author Bestseller | Cult of Mac | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

How many 7th Graders can say they best selling authors? Well this group of kids from Woodlawn Beach Middle School in Northern Florida can thanks to their teacher Andrea Santilli and iBooks Author.


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Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind | Langwitches Blog

Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind | Langwitches Blog | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The app development market is exploding. More and more companies are creating “educational apps”. In some cases, they are simply digital versions of a book or a web based tool.
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Ohio State Athletic Department budgets $400K for athletes’ iPads

The Ohio State Department of Athletics has budgeted $400,000 to buy iPads for all of its student-athletes beginning in the fall, and some OSU students do not think the program is worth the money.

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iPad Education Games | Teach.com

iPad Education Games | Teach.com | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Five of the most popular and highly rated education apps available for the iPad to help stimulate students through fun and engaging educational games.
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Teacher-Developed Apps Fill Lesson Gaps - High School Notes (usnews.com)

Teacher-Developed Apps Fill Lesson Gaps - High School Notes (usnews.com) | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Educators take technology into their own hands, using classroom insight to create educational apps.
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itouchthefuture [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Apps for Every School Leader to Consider

itouchthefuture [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Apps for Every School Leader to Consider | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

When properly configured, tablet devices like the iPad or those running an Android OS are great tools for school leaders. There are all kinds of productivity and utility apps that can be used to streamline tasks and help leaders make better use of their valuable time and resources.

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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Sami Rahman shared some of his best tips and tricks for getting started using an iPad for people with disabilities.
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Best iPad Apps

Best iPad Apps | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
On this page, you will find the best 108 iPad apps for all your needs. We’ve taken the effort to categorize the apps and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you.
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Step-by-Step: How to Create a Collaborative Class eBook  | Langwitches Blog

Step-by-Step: How to Create a Collaborative Class eBook  | Langwitches Blog | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Previously, I have published the following posts about creating eBooks: Create your own eBook (on the computer ) for the iPad  First Graders first iPad Encounters Students Create ePub iPad Book for the World More and more classrooms are wanting to...
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iPad Basics: How To Do iPad OS Software Updates Over the Air (wirelessly) — iPad Insight

iPad Basics: How To Do iPad OS Software Updates Over the Air (wirelessly) — iPad Insight | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
One of the ‘PC Free’ features of iOS 5 on the iPad is the ability to update the iPad’s operating system software (iOS) over the air. – as in, without needing to connect to iTunes on a PC.
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iPad productivity apps - Matt Gemmell

The apps I keep on my iPad for working and travelling.
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14 Ways to Use Garageband in the Classroom

14 Ways to Use Garageband in the Classroom | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Garageband is a great app that I think any student or teacher using an iPad should consider buying. It is a multi-track audio editing app that is as robust as you will ever need (unless of course you teach audio production). Later this week I will be posting a new page full of Garageband resources for teachers, students and learning

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REVIEW: PadFolios Makes Photo Portfolios a SNAP!

REVIEW: PadFolios Makes Photo Portfolios a SNAP! | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
PadFolios iPad app is simple to use yet gives professional-looking results! Watch our exclusive video-review to try before you buy!

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Where do iPads fit? A Reflection... | Connect!

Where do iPads fit? A Reflection... | Connect! | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Near the start of this year, our Grade 7 team began a research project about using iPads in the classroom: Through a variety of sub-questions, we hoped to address the larger question, “Where do iPads fit in Education?”

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8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great Free Web Resources Focused on Using the iPad in Education | Emerging Education Technology | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Some of the Internet's best resources dedicated exclusively to educational uses of the iPad.
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Wausau School District to issue more than 1,200 iPads to students

Wausau School District to issue more than 1,200 iPads to students | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The students in first-grade teacher Heather Trollop's class spent part of Wednesday afternoon making movies.
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LectureTools iPad App Brings Active Learning to a New Level

LectureTools iPad App Brings Active Learning to a New Level | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

As educational institutions from kindergarten through college increasingly explore iPad initiatives, app developers and educators say LectureTools' latest foray could be transformative in the classroom as well as a flipped classroom tool.

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The new nanny: Tablets and other mobile devices teach and entertain kids

The new nanny: Tablets and other mobile devices teach and entertain kids | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
An interesting article on Schools.com....
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MediaPost Publications Dictionary.com Using Apps To Redefine Itself As Education Media 05/15/2012

MediaPost Publications Dictionary.com Using Apps To Redefine Itself As Education Media 05/15/2012 | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Dictionary.com Using Apps To Redefine Itself As Education Media - 05/15/2012...
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Helping Students Make Better Movies on iPad (or any device)

Helping Students Make Better Movies on iPad (or any device) | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

"Of course, the basis for a great film is a great story. I won’t be covering how to write good stories in this post, but in the future I will share some resources that I have found useful. For now, the focus is on the film technique and technical side of making a great movie."


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iPad: Creation versus Consumption

iPad: Creation versus Consumption | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
  What type of iPad user are you? Do you mostly use your iPad for consumption purposes or creation ones? I would argue that the vast majority of the public will fall into the consumption categ...

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Learn how to create ebooks for the iPad | TechRepublic

Learn how to create ebooks for the iPad | TechRepublic | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Paul Strobeck walks you through the steps so that you can create an ebook for your Apple iPad.
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eBooks That Report on Your Kid’s Reading

eBooks That Report on Your Kid’s Reading | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Interactive children’s storybook library provides personalized reports on child’s reading experience.
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The Latest Top 10 Facebook Page Apps Driving Fan Engagement

The Latest Top 10 Facebook Page Apps Driving Fan Engagement | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
There are many apps out there that are available for both consumers and businesses but at times it gets difficult to distinguish between what is effective for me to use as a business and what’s j...
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