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Try Fun Science Experiments At Home With These iPad Apps

Try Fun Science Experiments At Home With These iPad Apps | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Guest author Matthew Young recommends several iPad apps to easily incorporate science into your home education. Every student who graduated from high school would have done any of these experiments...
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Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 6, 2013 4:32 AM

Looks like fun! I'm going to download the app at school and see what it's like!

 

Audrey's comment, March 8, 2013 4:28 PM
You can get loads of really inexpensive fun science experiments from http://www.homeschoolsource.co.uk
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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 4:05 AM

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

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6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos

6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
6 Hidden iMovie Features for Better Instructional Videos
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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, May 30, 4:03 PM

Struggling with your #video recordings? Here are some great tips.

Chris Carter's curator insight, May 30, 8:43 PM
Wonderful resource for my Digital Productions class next year.
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Is Subversion the Secret to a Successful Education?

Is Subversion the Secret to a Successful Education? | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
          I recently watched a wonderful short video about how the Marines have started encouraging new recruits to develop self-motivation by breaking rules.…
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Apple's Classroom app goes live to bolster iPad in education

Apple's Classroom app goes live to bolster iPad in education | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Following the release of iOS 9.3 on Monday, Apple pushed out its new Classroom app for teachers that promises to deliver a comprehensive toolset for deploying, managing and monitoring iPads in the classroom.
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Search engine for children called Kiddle launches

Search engine for children called Kiddle launches | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Results are filtered to be child-friendly, but users testing Kiddle (screenshot shown) have found some dubious results, including one about a dead rabbit, racy pictures and blocking the word 'gay'.
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Apple iOS 9.3 Unveiled, It Has 3 Great New Features - Forbes

Apple iOS 9.3 Unveiled, It Has 3 Great New Features - Forbes | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Out of nowhere, Apple has dropped a major new iOS update...
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Alan Samuel's curator insight, February 29, 12:11 PM

Switched to Samsung/Android a few years ago and never looked back. Find the iOS rigid and counterintuitive.

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New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes

New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
An app will test whether smartphones can retrieve earthquake shaking information quickly. Named MyShake, the app is available on Google Android phones
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Third of pre-school children have their own iPad, says study

Third of pre-school children have their own iPad, says study | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Ownership of tablet computers among under-fives in the UK is widespread, with a quarter of under-threes having one of their own
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Top Tips for Teaching with Sphero Robots

Top Tips for Teaching with Sphero Robots | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Robots are everywhere, they open our garage doors, vacuum our floors and if you are lucky they even park your car.  Until recently there weren’t many robots in the classroom and now I couldn’t imagine approaching STEM without them.  Using the Sphero robots in my after school programming club has opened my eyes to both …
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How has Apple transformed your classroom? Part III

How has Apple transformed your classroom? Part III | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
In the final chapter of our three-part series, educators weigh in on Apple's role in the classroom. Read now.
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Nicky Wallace's curator insight, November 15, 2015 2:50 AM
The iPad is a transformative device in education.
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How smart is it to allow students to use mobile phones at school?

How smart is it to allow students to use mobile phones at school? | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that allowing use of mobile phones in schools harms low-achieving and low-income students the most.
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Book Creator 4.3: What have we improved? - Book Creator app | Blog

Book Creator 4.3: What have we improved? - Book Creator app | Blog | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
The latest update to Book Creator is now in the App Store with support for sharing audio, video, image and text straight into Book Creator from other apps.
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Go beyond group work – 9 fresh ideas for student collaboration

Go beyond group work – 9 fresh ideas for student collaboration | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Try these nine ideas to go beyond teacher-led discussions and traditional group work and bring more student voice into student collaboration.
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The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro

The best iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil + iPad Pro | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
After resisting the temptation for several months, I finally broke down this week and bought an Apple Pencil. I purchased the initial iPad Pro back in November when it first came out, but sold it a…
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6 Ways to Enhance Productivity in the Digital Classroom

6 Ways to Enhance Productivity in the Digital Classroom | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Informational workflows are the processes we use to pass information from one person or location to another. They’re a critical part of education. After all, a…
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The Road Not Taken RSA

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Interpreting literature with iPads and RSA animation
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AUGMENTED PRINT: COMBINING THE BEST OF PRINT AND DIGITAL CONTENT

AUGMENTED PRINT: COMBINING THE BEST OF PRINT AND DIGITAL CONTENT | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Sam Gliksman is the author of  Creating Media for Learning , one of the first “augmented print” books.  
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Apple is upgrading iOS for education in a major way

Apple is upgrading iOS for education in a major way | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Apple has always tried to position the iPad as a key tool inside the classroom, but it's never done all that much to tailor the device — or its software — for educational environments. Now that's...
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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, January 12, 6:58 AM

I wonder if this will be available to schools outside of the US.

Sandy Bernstein's curator insight, January 12, 11:46 AM

Great news!

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$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!

$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion! | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
The world is an interesting place, but it's fascinating up close.  Through the lens of a microscope you can find details that you would otherwise nev...
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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, February 5, 10:43 PM
Create a digital microscope for your classroom.
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Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges

Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
A collaboration between Pixar and Khan Academy hopes to show students what math looks like at work in successful animated films.
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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.
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Nicky Wallace's curator insight, November 15, 2015 2:42 AM
I wonder what effect this will have on our students as we go BYOD?
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Apple’s iPad Pro Leak Shares Unseen New Features

Apple’s iPad Pro Leak Shares Unseen New Features | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
When Apple announced its iOS 8, many rumors existed around the debate about the split screen multitasking feature, which many thought was going to be presented. New sources inform that Apple has be...
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Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps

Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Even elementary-age school children can learn programming principles with these clever games and tools.
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