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‘Podcasting’ on the iPad

‘Podcasting’ on the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Attached to the end of this post is a PDF of a Keynote presentation to accompany a hands-on workshop I have run twice now on using the iPad to create learning content for pupils along the ‘fl...
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Manhattan Beach teachers union questions district's iPad program - The Daily Breeze

Manhattan Beach teachers union questions district's iPad program - The Daily Breeze | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
As Manhattan Beach school officials consider expanding a celebrated program to embed iPad technology in the classroom, the district has a skeptical participant in the teachers union, whose members havent received a raise in five years.
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Microsoft allies with Barnes & Noble on ebooks

Microsoft allies with Barnes & Noble on ebooks | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Microsoft teamed up Monday with US bookselling giant Barnes & Noble in a venture aimed at grabbing a bigger share of the rapidly growing market for electronic books.
The world's biggest software group will make a $300 million investment in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary focusing on the bookseller's digital reading capabilities, including its Nook tablet, and its college businesses.

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Demibooks launches Storytime, a curated marketplace for interactive children's books on the iPad

Demibooks launches Storytime, a curated marketplace for interactive children's books on the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Demibooks, Inc. (demibooks.com), a leading digital publishing technologies company, announces the launch of its new reader app, Demibooks® Storytime. Storytime is a curated, multi-publisher marketplace for interactive children's books produced on the Demibooks Composer platform.

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Tribal Nova Launches Suite of Early Childhood Learning Apps for iPad

Tribal Nova Launches Suite of Early Childhood Learning Apps for iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Today, Tribal Nova, the developers behind the award winning PBS KIDS PLAY! and CBC WONDERWORLD online learning programs announce the launch of "i Learn With", a suite of early childhood education apps designed exclusively for iPad.
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Popular Children's App Kandoobi Animals is Now Available for the iPhone

Popular Children's App Kandoobi Animals is Now Available for the iPhone | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Formerly only available for iPad, now all iPhone and iPod touch users can download the 4-in-1 activity app known for its wide variety of animal, bug and reptile characters.
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iPads in the Classroom are Changing the Face of Education | Mac|Life

iPads in the Classroom are Changing the Face of Education | Mac|Life | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

How two school districts in Maine are adopting the iPad in the classroom and changing the face of education

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How the iPad Is Changing Education

How the iPad Is Changing Education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The iPad may only be two years old, but it's already begun to change many things. Reading is one of them. Work is another. It is selling like crazy, but it will be some time before most of the people you know own a tablet.
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25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic

25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

In case you haven’t heard the news, we’re putting out a special mini-issue early next week. It’ll be available in the Edudemic Magazine iPad app and, best of all, FREE to subscribers! If you’re not (yet) a subscriber, it’ll be just $0.99.

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Oh My Tech: Setting up the iPad for classrooms

Oh My Tech: Setting up the iPad for classrooms | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
I work at a school where the students’ mobile phones aren’t allowed into the classroom.
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Mobile apps reshape toys and learning

Mobile apps reshape toys and learning | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The world of apps and mobile devices is reshaping toys and education for kids, who are steering children's media toward a blend of entertainment and education. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
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25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning

25 Apps for Global Mobile Learning | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Computers and, later, Web 2.0 have changed the way young people learn. Now apps are set to do the same.
An “app” is short for software application.
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Learning Chinese is a blast for kids & parents with 123 Chinese for iPad

Learning Chinese is a blast for kids & parents with 123 Chinese for iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

123-Kids, an emerging children's mobile applications developer, is excited today to announce the launch of 123 Chinese onto the App Store. Compatible with all iPad devices, this vibrant language learning utility is geared towards young children but powerful enough to prove fun for the whole family! The developer's inaugural iOS release, 123 Chinese provides kids with a straightforward solution to begin learning how to read, write, and pronounce basic Chinese words.

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SCOtutor for iPad Tutorial App now free for Mac, iPad and iPhone

SCOtutor for iPad Tutorial App now free for Mac, iPad and iPhone | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
prMac is a free press release distribution service aimed at enhancing the visibility of press releases in the Mac world. With a Publish Once, Broadcast Many philosophy, we offer world-wide agency distribution services as well as top-notch RSS feeds.
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PaperDesk in Education: Schools Utilize Note Taking App in The Classroom

PaperDesk in Education: Schools Utilize Note Taking App in The Classroom | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
With schools world-wide purchasing iPads to replace pen and paper, PaperDesk is quickly becoming a robust note taking solution for students using the iPad in the classroom. WebSpinner, LLC, the indie development team...
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OnLive Desktop: An iPad Based Technology for the Classroom | Higher Education Teaching and Learning Portal

OnLive Desktop: An iPad Based Technology for the Classroom | Higher Education Teaching and Learning Portal | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

This article presents a review of the iPad application “OnLive Desktop” and discusses its potential classroom benefits.

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Workman Publishing and Dreamkind Release Brain Quest App for iPad, iPhone, iPod and NOOK Tablets - PR.com

Workman Publishing and Dreamkind Release Brain Quest App for iPad, iPhone, iPod and NOOK Tablets - PR.com | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Workman Publishing and Dreamkind Release Brain Quest App for iPad, iPhone, iPod and NOOK Tablets - on PR.com...
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The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative

The Digital Transformation of Education: A 21st Century Imperative | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
As we push forward with the digital transformation of education, it's worth taking a look at just how greatly technology can impact teaching and learning in this country.
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8 Essential iPad Apps for the Educator | Tips | The Mac Observer

8 Essential iPad Apps for the Educator | Tips | The Mac Observer | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
If you’re an educator of any kind, from grade school through the university level, you’ll find the iPad is a great portable device for everything from presenting to writing to reading to managing student relationships.
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Mac in the Classroom: How a School got into App Development | Analysis | The Mac Observer

Mac in the Classroom: How a School got into App Development | Analysis | The Mac Observer | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
As schools integrate emerging technology into the classroom, a challenge emerges to properly leverage the technology without sacrificing the educational merits of the curriculum.
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Apps in Education: Science Probes for the iPad

Apps in Education: Science Probes for the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Science is one of those subjects that really excite students because they get to see cause and effect, they get to create, record and then document results and they get to manipulate the variables that produce the data. Students then get to make connections between what they do and the real world.

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iPad in the Classroom: A Launchpad to Learning | nola.com

At an Alexandria, Va., elementary school, a second-grader who has autism is using an iPad to communicate to his teachers that he is hungry, and would like pizza and chicken nuggets for lunch.

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Can Apps Change Education? - PSFK

Can Apps Change Education? - PSFK | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
TV historian's timeline-based second world war iPad app reflects his passion for interactive media.
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MEDB Celebrates Earth Day with App Giveaway | Maui Now

MEDB Celebrates Earth Day with App Giveaway | Maui Now | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Maui Economic Development Board is celebrating Earthy Day this week by giving away free downloads for their Clean Energy Hawaii STEM App.
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