iPad Apps for Education
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iPad Apps for Education
An exploration of apps for teaching and education
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iPads in Education: Wake up and smell the future — iPad Insight

iPads in Education: Wake up and smell the future — iPad Insight | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
I love it how a few days after the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Las Vegas ended, where people lustily obsessed over 55-inch wafer-thin screen TVs, Apple has got people talking  arguing about education reform.
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Apple’s New iBooks Won’t School College Bookstores Any Time Soon

Apple’s New iBooks Won’t School College Bookstores Any Time Soon | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
On its face, matching iPad textbooks with college students seems almost perfect. But Apple's plans for its new iBookstore, from the way it h...
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Free Technology for Teachers: LiveBinders Comes to the iPad

Free Technology for Teachers: LiveBinders Comes to the iPad | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

The popular online online bookmarking, digital notebook service LiveBinders released a new iPad app last week.

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How to figure out the new iTunes U

How to figure out the new iTunes U | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
With the spotlight turned on education after Apple's iBooks 2 media event, iTunes U has gotten a facelift as well as some important resource pages on Apple's Web site. Read this blog post by Joe Aimonetti on iPhone Atlas.
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Books are books, and Apple gets it - GeekWire

Books are books, and Apple gets it - GeekWire | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
I think Apple's strong push here is a huge boost to a more vibrant, more competitive ebook ecosystem.
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iPad app credited with 20% jump in math scores at middle school

iPad app credited with 20% jump in math scores at middle school | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Computers in the classroom have long been a source of controversy as to just how much they improve student’s education and augment teacher instruction and more traditional tools.
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Apple's new vision of education

Apple's new vision of education | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Apple made it clear this week that one of the industries it hopes to reinvent is education -- an area in which the company has a long history. Columnist Ryan Faas explains what Apple has in mind for schools.
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eBooks on the Go: ebrary Releases iOS App and Adds Facebook Login Option

eBooks on the Go: ebrary Releases iOS App and Adds Facebook Login Option | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
More Info/Download New ebrary iOS App
From an ebrary Announcement:
Available on the App Store, the free new app gives researchers an optimized way to experience authoritative content – both onl...
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Apple drops new iPad apps for digital textbook creation and distribution | Inside Higher Ed

Apple drops new iPad apps for digital textbook creation and distribution | Inside Higher Ed | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Apple made its much-anticipated move on the education technology industry on Thursday, announcing a revamped version of its iTunes U platform that could challenge traditional learning management systems. It also unveiled new tools for creating and distributing low-cost digital textbooks that could speed the pace of e-text adoption.

 

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Apple Pushes Interactive Textbooks On iPads : NPR

Apple Pushes Interactive Textbooks On iPads : NPR | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
The company began selling electronic versions of a handful of standard high-school textbooks on Thursday. But it's far from clear that even a company with Apple's clout will be able to reform the textbook market.
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Apple Launches iBooks Author Ebook Creation Tool [Updated] | Product News | The Mac Observer

Apple Launches iBooks Author Ebook Creation Tool [Updated] | Product News | The Mac Observer | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Along with iBooks 2, Apple unveiled iBooks Publisher on Thursday during its special education-related media event in New York City. iBooks Author is a tool for building interactive textbooks, although it can be used to create other ebooks as well.
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5by5 | The Ihnatko Almanac #16: Some Assembly Required

5by5 | The Ihnatko Almanac #16: Some Assembly Required | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

5by5 - The Ihnatko Almanac #16: Some Assembly Required... This is an excellent discussion about new iBooks Author just released by Apple.

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Hit the Books: A Collection of Essential App Reviews Sorted by Editor's Rating | Macworld

Hit the Books: A Collection of Essential App Reviews Sorted by Editor's Rating | Macworld | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Hit the Books. The App Store is loaded with Apps.
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Expo Notes: The highlights of the Macworld iWorld Expo - Mac - Macworld UK

Expo Notes: The highlights of the Macworld iWorld Expo - Mac - Macworld UK | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Here are some of the highlights from the Macworld iWorld Expo in San Francisco...
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Gallery: Using Prezi on the iPad for education: Prezi U

Gallery: Using Prezi on the iPad for education: Prezi U | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
February 2011 brought a lot of beautiful prezis through the Ipad+Prezi contest . While I was thinking about great ways to engage students, the first thing that came into my mind were these prezis I...
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The top 50 iPad apps

The top 50 iPad apps | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
It's the apps that bring the iPad to life. If you want to read a book, watch a movie, make a video call, paint a picture or just browse on the sofa, there's an app for you.

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Infographic: The rising numbers of tablets in the workplace

Infographic: The rising numbers of tablets in the workplace | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
TabTimes uncovers an interesting infographic from VentureBeat, which details the current state of tablet adoption at work.
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Why Apple's Increased Presence in Education Matters

Why Apple's Increased Presence in Education Matters | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Education is slow to change, but Apple has enough muscle to significantly influence the way we learn.
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iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports

iPad a Solid Education Tool, Study Reports | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
More and more schools are jumping on the digital bandwagon and adopting iPads for daily use in the classroom. Apple's education-related anno...
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Design Science News: Create math ebooks with MathType and Apple’s new, free iBooks Author app

Design Science News: Create math ebooks with MathType and Apple’s new, free iBooks Author app | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Apple just released a free Mac application called iBooks Author that allows you to create ebooks that can be viewed on iPad tablets. This is great news for educators looking to prepare classroom materials for classrooms that have iPad tablets.
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Creating books with Apple’s iBooks Author is a doddle — EBOOK MAGAZINE

Creating books with Apple’s iBooks Author is a doddle — EBOOK MAGAZINE | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

After yesterday’s announcement, I popped along to the MAc App Store to grab myself a copy of Apple’s new eBook authoring tool, iBooks Author.

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Why the iPad won't transform education just yet - CNN.com

Why the iPad won't transform education just yet - CNN.com | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Apple has a long way to go -- and logistical hurdles to clear in tens of thousands of schools -- before it dominates K-12 classrooms.
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Enhanced eBooks: Next Frontier or Passing Fad?

Enhanced eBooks: Next Frontier or Passing Fad? | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
A new crop of digital books comes loaded with videos, songs, animated shorts and pop-up graphics. Is this the future of publishing or just a passing fad? Alexandra Alter has details on Lunch Break.
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Lulu.com Helps Apple Authors Extend Their Reach; Sell Even More Books - Free

Lulu.com Helps Apple Authors Extend Their Reach; Sell Even More Books - Free | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it

Publishing became that much easier today with the Apple® announcement of their new iBook Author® tools - especially for educators looking to customize solutions for the classroom. Selling these new stories and textbooks has also become easier than ever before through Lulu.com, the leader in self-publishing.

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Apple unveils iBooks 2 for digital textbooks, self-pub app (live blog)

Apple unveils iBooks 2 for digital textbooks, self-pub app (live blog) | iPad Apps for Education | Scoop.it
Company announces today iBooks 2, a 'new textbook experience' for the iPad and Apple's attempt to bury traditional schoolbooks. Read this blog post by Josh Lowensohn on Apple.
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