iPads and Tablets in Education
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Curated articles highlighting uses of tablet and mobile devices in education
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How to Record Skype Calls on your iPad

How to Record Skype Calls on your iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
This tutorial describes a simple technique that will help you record Skype calls on your iPad or iPhone using free apps. For video calls, the audio (voice) portion is recorded.
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Content is king as one in four Australian homes to own tablet

Content is king as one in four Australian homes to own tablet | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
MORE than 5.5 million Australians will own a tablet computer such as an iPad within four years, creating a massive shift in media consumption and even gaming habits.
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Five things students say they want from education

Five things students say they want from education | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Although this article doesn't relate directly to iPads, it may guide your use of technology at school.
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How To Make Airplay Work With Just About Any App On iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

How To Make Airplay Work With Just About Any App On iPhone, iPad, iPod touch | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Not every app available in the broad range of iOS apps is designed to be fully AirPlay compliant, however as with most limitations beset upon our digital devices, there is usually someone else on hand with a tweak or a workaround in order to...
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Socrative | Student response system | Engage audiences

Socrative | Student response system | Engage audiences | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms
through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets.
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ScreenChomp digital whiteboard for iPad

ScreenChomp digital whiteboard for iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
ScreenChomp is a digital whiteboard that users can write and draw on with the touch of a finger. You can draw using twelve different pen colors. All activity on ScreenChomp can be easily recorded and then if you want, edited through Camtasia for Mac or Camtasia Studio.
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Become a more effective reader with Acceleread for iPad

Become a more effective reader with Acceleread for iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
We all want to accomplish more everyday. Unfortunately, there are only 24 hours in each day.
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The Wonder That Is AirPlay

The Wonder That Is AirPlay | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Using the iPad to replace my PC doesn't have to be all business, so today I am looking at the uses and benefits of streaming content from my iPad with AirPlay.
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Book apps: A reading revolution, or the end of reading?

Book apps: A reading revolution, or the end of reading? | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
The latest in publishing technology, sophisticated book apps let users watch videos, view hundreds of photos and follow annotated maps. So what does that have to do with reading?
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5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad

5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
It seems as though the minute the iPad was announced, innumerable light bulbs went off as developers and entrepreneurs everywhere came to the same realization: "We could totally use this device as a digital whiteboard!" Indeed, a search for the word "whiteboard" in the App Store returns a whopping 170 iPad apps
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Word Wizard - Talking Educational App for iPhone and iPad

Word Wizard - Talking Educational App for iPhone and iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Educational app that fully exploits natural sounding text-to-speech voices to help kids learn word building and spelling. Kids can now build any word or sentence using a Movable Alphabet and immediately hear the text they wrote, as well as verify spelling using the built-in spell checker.
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Probe Turns iPad into Digital Thermometer

Aginova Inc., a sensor technology company, announced today it is launching iCelsius Pro, a product that extends your iPad by using a temperature probe that turns iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a digital thermometer. The app downloaded from the App store will read the temperature, create graphs, set up alerts, store data and email graphs.
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Inkling opens textbooks on the iPad - USATODAY.com

Inkling opens textbooks on the iPad - USATODAY.com | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Matt MacInnis decided to reinvent textbooks as a multimedia experience for the iPad.
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WriteRoom Takes iPad Text Editor Crown

writeRoom is an excellentbtext editor for the iPad that takes full advantage of an extended keyboard for easier movement through tour document.
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Apps for college students with learning disabilities

Apps for college students with learning disabilities | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to Part 9 of There's A Special App For That series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs.
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Ustream Lands On The iPad, Gives Couch Potatoes The Perfect Soapbox

Ustream Lands On The iPad, Gives Couch Potatoes The Perfect Soapbox | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Ustream has landed on the iPad.

Today, the streaming video service has launched its first iPad-optimized app, allowing users to view live and recorded content streaming through the service — and to stream their own footage direct from their iPad 2.
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How to download and keep YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad | TiPb

How to download and keep YouTube videos to your iPhone or iPad | TiPb | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
If you have ever wanted to download YouTube videos directly to your iOS device and haven't found a good solution yet, well we may have the answer.
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4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities

4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Touch devices like the iPad are revolutionizing the lives of children, adults and seniors with special needs.
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Working With Files on the iPad

Working With Files on the iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
There are some things iOS and the iPad are awesome at, and there are some things they struggle with--like file management.
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Control Your PC From Your iPad With Remote Desktop Apps

Control Your PC From Your iPad With Remote Desktop Apps | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Want to drive your computer from your Apple tablet? We tested four of the top iPad remote-control apps to see which one dominates desktops best.
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Bloomin' iPad by Kathy Schrock

Bloomin' iPad by Kathy Schrock | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
A listing of iPads apps categorized by their relationship to a revised version of Bloom's Taxonomy
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TechRadar: 5 best Bluetooth keyboards for iPad

TechRadar: 5 best Bluetooth keyboards for iPad | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
does the job for short bursts of text, but if you want to use your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for long-form writing, you're better off using a discrete keyboard.
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iPads give a voice to disabled kids

iPads give a voice to disabled kids | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
A LEARNING revolution is under way in special schools, with the lives of disabled students profoundly changed with the introduction of iPads.
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Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals

Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals | iPads and Tablets in Education | Scoop.it
Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals. These FREE iPad apps will help you organize yourself and your routines. This is something where us IT guys have a hard time.
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