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Fragile Earth App Shows the Effect We're Having on the World

Fragile Earth App Shows the Effect We're Having on the World | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

Fragile Earth shows dramatic before and after scenes of areas in the world that have changed over time due to the environment.

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iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.

iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education. | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

Ning network of several thousand educators exploring the potential of iPads and mobile devices in education. Free membership.

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Olli Hatakka's curator insight, February 26, 2013 1:05 AM

I think this is a very good starting point for educators starting to use the iPads in Education.

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18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life

18 Apps That Will Inspire Creativity In Your Everyday Life | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality. The tablet or s...
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Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use

Flipboard for Educators: Creating digital magazines for classroom use | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
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Kimberly House's curator insight, September 7, 10:53 AM

A good starting point for teachers wanting to use Flipboard with their classes. 

Ana Ibis's curator insight, September 9, 1:29 PM

Habrá que revisarlo

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adicionar a sua visão ...

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5 Lessons Drawn from the LAUSD iPad Fiasco

5 Lessons Drawn from the LAUSD iPad Fiasco | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

It’s becoming difficult to read the news in Los Angeles these days without running across yet another article about the problems faced by the sputtering LAUSD…

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Tips & Tricks for Recording Audio Narration

Tips & Tricks for Recording Audio Narration | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Are you looking for tips on how to record audio narration? Check out this post and the weekly challenge to learn more about how to record audio narration.
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iPads Allow Kids With Challenges To Play In High School's Band

iPads Allow Kids With Challenges To Play In High School's Band | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
On the surface, the PS 177 Technology Band looks like a typical high school orchestra. But there are two big differences.
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Apple announces iTunes U update with iPad Course Creation, Student Discussions & more

Apple announces iTunes U update with iPad Course Creation, Student Discussions & more | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

Apple today announced an update to its iTunes U educational app that includes a number of new features for iPad including course creati...

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Apple opens applications for $100 million program to improve tech in schools

Apple opens applications for $100 million program to improve tech in schools | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is starting to send out letters soliciting applications for its portion of larger White House initiative to improve the connectivity and technology in schools.
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teachintechgal's curator insight, June 19, 6:20 PM

Awesome:)

mrsjgarcia's curator insight, June 20, 9:47 AM

Apple opens a program for tech in schools

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What are your "cant do without" iPad accessories?

What are your "cant do without" iPad accessories? | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

There's a thriving market in iPad accessories. It can be very difficult to know which ones give you the best value for your money. Which ones are essential to getting your work done? 

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Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators

Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Fraser Speirs is a leader in bringing the iPad into schools. Here's what he thinks iOS 8 will bring to the education market that iOS 7 didn't.
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The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014 | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on...
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Thatquiz.org: A Great (iPad-Friendly) Freebie for Skill Practice & Formative Assessment

Thatquiz.org: A Great (iPad-Friendly) Freebie for Skill Practice & Formative Assessment | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

Thatquiz.org is a simple website with more power than meets the eye.  At first glance, it’s a menu of mostly math skills for students to practice. 

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PaschalLibrary FWISD's curator insight, May 12, 8:44 AM

Great quiz generator for teachers in lots of different subject areas. Great quick assessment tool or Flipped Classroom tool.

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Education Update: Apple Extends iPad Warranty to Educational Institutions

Over the past few years, and most especially within the last 12 months, Apple has been campaigning to educators around the world to implement an iPad program in their schools.
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The First 5s with iPads

The First 5s with iPads | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.
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6 Ways to Learn Collaboratively with iPads

6 Ways to Learn Collaboratively with iPads | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

You’ve heard “collaboration” repeatedly referenced as an important 21st century skill. With built-in interfaces for connectivity, mobile devices such as iPads offer a wide variety of alternatives for people wanting to connect and work together. Collaboration can take many forms in an educational context and you may want to consider different tools depending on your specific objectives. Here’s a list of some common collaborative activities and the tools and apps you might want to consider for each one.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 8, 7:33 AM

6 Ways to Learn Collaboratively with iPads

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How to save a web page as a PDF in Safari on your iPad

How to save a web page as a PDF in Safari on your iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
This article will show you how to easily convert any website into a PDF on your iPad using the bookmark tool.
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Great little trick. You can also use a service such as Pocket or Diigo to tag and save the page for later reading.

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regina.rogers's curator insight, August 30, 2:54 PM

Great resource to engage students using an iPad. 

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10 Valuable iPad Accessories for Educators

10 Valuable iPad Accessories for Educators | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it

Share, collaborate, record ... you can maximize the educational impact of iPads with the addition of some valuable accessories. Here's a list of some of the more essential accessories for educators.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 8, 7:34 AM

10 Valuable iPad Accessories for Educators

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What you should know about iPad cases - Innovation: Education

What you should know about iPad cases - Innovation: Education | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
What you should know about iPad cases: We've operated a lending library of 20 iPads for educators for 3 years, and here's what we know about iPad cases.
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Sue Osborne's curator insight, August 12, 7:03 PM

Handy information to have!

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Using TPACK to Guide a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot -- THE Journal

Using TPACK to Guide a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot -- THE Journal | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
TPACK shaped the design of instructional activities and student learning projects at Alexandria Country Day School (VA) as they piloted iPad integration in their fifth grade. A group of teachers, learning specialists and administrators came together to design a curriculum that would integrate an “Information and Communications Literacies” approach to support an inquiry- and project-based curriculum.
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Lego's New Product Lets You Build Stuff And Then Virtually Play With Your Creations On Your Tablet

Lego's New Product Lets You Build Stuff And Then Virtually Play With Your Creations On Your Tablet | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Lego Fusion is all about blending the real and virtual worlds for an immersive experience.
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Building a budget iPad cart for education

Building a budget iPad cart for education | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
I was asked at one of my recent sessions if I could write a 'how to' for the iPad carts that I collaborated on building for 10 classrooms in my current school.  I am going to do that, but before I ...
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Best iPad accessories - CNET

Best iPad accessories - CNET | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Air, Mini, or otherwise, these are the most useful accessories for your Apple tablet.
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Here Are The Apps Apple Just Killed With iOS 8

Here Are The Apps Apple Just Killed With iOS 8 | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple filled in the gaps with its newly announced iOS 8, generously borrowing from other apps and leaving their continued success a question.
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K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy - Edutopia

In this six-part series, I will highlight apps useful for developing higher order thinking skills in grades K-5 classrooms. Each list will highlight a few apps that connect to the various stages on Bloom's continuum of learning. Given the size and current exponential growth of the app market, I will also assist educators in setting criteria necessary to identify apps that maintain the integrity of teaching for thinking.

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Games in the Mathematics Classroom

Games in the Mathematics Classroom | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Educational app developer and guest blogger Patrick Feeney looks at what makes a good math gaming app and lists some of his favorite puzzles that engage students while teaching them effectively.
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Illustrating Past Tense with Stop Motion Animation

Illustrating Past Tense with Stop Motion Animation | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
As part of our grammar study during the second half of the year, we have been learning about verbs and regular verbs in the past tense. My students noticed that the pattern was we either add -ed or...
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