iPad Apps for Education
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iPad Apps for Education
An exploration of apps for teaching and education
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Inkling Habitat streamlines creation of e-books

Inkling Habitat streamlines creation of e-books | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
No one would mistake a book publisher for a tech company, but they do have one thing in common: offshoring. Just as Apple and other major gadget makers rely on companies like Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group to...
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South Bay schools on an iPad mission - The Daily Breeze

South Bay schools on an iPad mission - The Daily Breeze | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
For students in Gina Balls algebra class at Adams Middle School in Redondo Beach, taking quizzes on work sheets has suddenly become a thing of the past - now they just use the iPad.
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Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores

Report says giving iPads to Auburn kindergartners increases test scores | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
AUBURN, Maine — Kindergartner David Hall worked on math on his iPad Wednesday morning. Playing “Feed the Hippos Hot Peppers,” the Sherwood Heights Elementary pupil counted aloud as his fingers moved peppers into a hippo’s mouth.
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5 ideas for teaching numbers 1 – 10 using apps and mobile devices

5 ideas for teaching numbers 1 – 10 using apps and mobile devices | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Tweet View more from LearnAhead Here are five ideas for teaching numbers 1-10 using apps and mobile devices.
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10 Educational Apps for iPhone & iPad

10 Educational Apps for iPhone & iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
We’ve handpicked some of the most interesting educational apps for that autodidact in you. These apps will teach you a multitude of topics ranging from business to the elements.
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SPECIAL EDUCATION: Video website gets attention of hard-to-reach students

SPECIAL EDUCATION: Video website gets attention of hard-to-reach students | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Robots made from cardboard boxes, discarded electronics and scrap metal are the stars of Cari Parr's classroom at Barfield Elementary.
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The Santa Barbara Independent California Tide Pools? There’s an App for That

The Santa Barbara Independent California Tide Pools? There’s an App for That | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Now available for free at the Apple Store.
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18 Enlightening iPad Experiments in Education | Online Universities

18 Enlightening iPad Experiments in Education | Online Universities | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
These studies show whether iPads help make learning fun or waste money.
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- At last - An app to create lesson plans

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the Classroom | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
_ This site will be both a support site for my presentations about iPad use for teaching and learning and also include links to other iPad information pages. You will find a Google form below to...
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How MindConnex brings Shakespeare to life with its educational iPhone and iPad apps

How MindConnex brings Shakespeare to life with its educational iPhone and iPad apps | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
MindConnex just released their latest Shakespeare in Bits app for Hamlet, available for both iPhone and iPad.
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Technology Gives Special Education Students a Voice

Technology Gives Special Education Students a Voice | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
IPads, computers, and programs allow special education students to complete schoolwork and express their desires and feelings.
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iBooks Author policies may be a sign of things to come | Mobile Bloom News

iBooks Author is a new service from Apple that lets writers convert their work into ebooks that can be easily distributed. However, there is a slight catch in the license which states that authors have to share 30% of their earnings through sales of their books with Apple.

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Staying in touch: iPad app helps student communicate - Las Cruces Sun-News

Staying in touch: iPad app helps student communicate - Las Cruces Sun-News | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
"Want to go and do science?"Anastacia Marquez, a 9-year-old student at Sunrise Elementary, pauses for a beat, pondering the question from one of her teachers, Melissa Flavell.
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Report: iPad in the classroom raising kindergartners’ literacy scores | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence

Report: iPad in the classroom raising kindergartners’ literacy scores | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Apple began its full assault on education when it launched the iPad a few years ago. The iPad offers students apps and books that are used in the classroom to help students raise their test scores. While it is still on the way to seeing a larger adoption, Apple also introduced iBooks in January to help more in education, but how effective is the iPad in student learning?

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Apple iPad Aims to Revolutionize Education

Apple iPad Aims to Revolutionize Education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The iPad might change how a traditionally non-tech worker -- the high school teacher -- performs in the classroom.
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iPads in Education – How you & your iPad can volunteer together in your child’s classroom, Part 2 | The Digital Media Diet

iPads in Education – How you & your iPad can volunteer together in your child’s classroom, Part 2 | The Digital Media Diet | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Earlier this school year I began volunteering in my child’s Kindergarten class with my two iPads and a suite of apps that focused on early literacy skills. Now half way through the school year, I’ve discovered more about engaging kids with learning apps. You can read my first post, “iPads in Education – How you & your iPad can volunteer together in your child’s classroom” here: http://digital-storytime.com/wp/?p=916.

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Get the #1 iPhone and iPad Statistics App Created by RealSimpleEDU

Get the #1 iPhone and iPad Statistics App Created by RealSimpleEDU | 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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Bookle: Hands-on with the new Mac EPUB reader app

Bookle: Hands-on with the new Mac EPUB reader app | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
During Apple's January education event, one thing that many Apple bloggers were waiting for never appeared -- a version of iBooks for Mac.
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NASA Releases Free iPhone / iPad Educational Game App – Sector 33 Air Traffic Control

NASA Releases Free iPhone / iPad Educational Game App – Sector 33 Air Traffic Control | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
In a statement from the nation’s space agency, NASA announced that it has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices.
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Apple's iPad 3 expected to debut March 9

Apple's iPad 3 expected to debut March 9 | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The highly-anticipated next generation iPad could be announced in just one month...
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Rethinking Testing in the Age of the iPad

Rethinking Testing in the Age of the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Moving assessments onto mobile devices may open the door to quicker feedback for students and teachers as well as richer data, but integrating them into classrooms can be a challenge.
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Touch Type on Your iPad!?

Touch Type on Your iPad!? | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The brand new TypeWay app for iPads allows you to touch-type on your iPad! Our review shows you HOW!
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Expo Notes: More work tools for the iPad | Macworld

Expo Notes: More work tools for the iPad | Macworld | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Two companies at Macworld | iWorld are touting products that make the iPad a more powerful tools for business.
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Apple’s education event: Everything you need to know in one handy list

Apple’s education event: Everything you need to know in one handy list | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Apple is making a big push into education and "reinventing the textbook" with the launch of iBooks 2, the company announced today at a private event at the Guggenheim Museum ...
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