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50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities - Online College Courses

50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities  - Online College Courses | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills.

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GREAT iPad App Pinterest Collection

GREAT iPad App Pinterest Collection | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Tons of educational iPad apps organized by grade levels and categories.


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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, August 10, 6:49 PM

There are hundreds of apps here: the list is a bit Americanised but very useful. The apps are sorted into categories and rough year levels. 

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Helpful collection of educational apps organized by grade levels and categories

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Will iPads Replace Textbooks In K-12 Classrooms?

Will iPads Replace Textbooks In K-12 Classrooms? | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

"Tim Cook wants to put an iPad Mini in the hands of every K-12 student in America. While reviewers pick over Apple's (AAPL) recent line of products and analysts comb though the iPhone 5 sales projections, the real story - Apple's push into America's classroom - is being largely ignored. That's a mistake."


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Appolicious Showcase: Find Math Apps with iMathTools.com

Appolicious Showcase: Find Math Apps with iMathTools.com | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
Apps that can be downloaded to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are about more than just fun and games. In fact, there are approximately 100,000 educational apps to choose from in Apple’s iTunes App Store.
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Hairy Balls - Free App A Day - The best paid apps for free daily ...

Hairy Balls - Free App A Day - The best paid apps for free daily ... | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
BEST FREE GAME ON THE APPLE APP STORE ★★ Simple to play, hard to put down, highly addictive, it will challenge your brain ! If you like brain training, ...freeappaday.com/app.php?

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The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2)

The 30 Best iPad apps for university students and academics (part 2) | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
This second part of a three-part series on the best iPad apps for university students and academics discusses apps for conceptualizing and presenting ideas.

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The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic

The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

If you’re a special education teacher or are simply looking for an innovative way to reach a student… this is for you ...


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iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog

iPad Applications In Bloom’s Taxonomy | Upside Learning Blog | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
Check this interesting graphic that actually places example iPad applications into Bloom’s levels of performance in the cognitive domain.

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Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom

Six Examples of iPad Integration in the 1:1 Classroom | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
Andrew Marcinek is an instructional technologist at Burlington High School in Burlington, MA. He is also a regular blogger on Edutopia.

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Classroom in the Cloud: 5 Awesome Things You Can Do With an IPad and an LCD Projector

Classroom in the Cloud: 5 Awesome Things You Can Do With an IPad and an LCD Projector | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

I've always wanted a document camera in my classroom, so yesterday I made my own - using my iPad. Here's a quick rundown of how to do this ...


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Top 5 Free History Apps

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The Literary Platform is dedicated to showcasing projects experimenting with literature and technology. It brings together comment from industry figures and key thinkers, and encourages debate.

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Top iPad Apps for PDF Files

Top iPad Apps for PDF Files | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
Many students and teachers at BHS have trouble with PDFs on their iPads. They don’t know what apps to use to view them or how to edit them within those applications. Thats why in this article...

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50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic

50 Apps Students Will Be Using In Your Classroom | Edudemic | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

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Apple - iTunes U Live Webcast Series

Apple - iTunes U Live Webcast Series | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
iTunes U gives educators an easy way to design complete courses with audio, video, and other content and distribute them through the iTunes U app.

November 13: Getting to Know iTunes U 
November 27: Creating Courses with iTunes U Course Manager 
December 4: Creating Learning Materials for Your Course

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K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy

K-5 iPad Apps According to Bloom's Taxonomy | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

"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."

 

See the entire series below:

 

Part One: K-5 iPad Apps for Remembering

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-diane-darrow

 

Part Two: K-5 iPad Apps for Understanding

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-understanding-diane-darrow

 

Part Three: K-5 iPad Apps for Applying

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-applying-diane-darrow

 

Part Four: K-5 iPad Apps for Analyzing

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-analyzing-diane-darrow

 

Part Five: K-5 iPad Apps for Evaluating Evaluation

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-evaluating-evaluation-diane-darrow

 

Part Six: K-5 iPad Apps to Evaluate Creating http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-creating-diane-darrow


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Electric Slide - Wirelessly present PowerPoint, PDF, MS Office, and videos from your iPad or iPhone

Electric Slide - Wirelessly present PowerPoint, PDF, MS Office, and videos from your iPad or iPhone | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Using Electric Slide you can present to any computer with a web browser, so when you walk into a conference room simply type your Electric Slide URL into the computer and you’re good to go. Any computer with a web browser will work – it doesn’t even need PowerPoint, and you don’t have to install anything ...

Free starter account.

Read the review here http://www.insidemobileapps.com/2012/11/02/electric-slide-makes-presenting-easy/


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10 Best Apps for iPads in the classroom

10 Best Apps for iPads in the classroom | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
The huge outpouring of apps for iPads in education should come as no surprise. The task now is picking the best apps for your iPads in the classroom.

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The best children's apps are about great storytelling and strong characters

The best children's apps are about great storytelling and strong characters | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Stuart Dredge: "Technology doesn't replace traditional skills, but it can bring kids into the creative process" ...


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The 88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning | Edudemic

The 88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning | Edudemic | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Our friends at Online Universities took a recent list of top iOS apps that ran on Edudemic and turned it into a handy visualization that any teacher could refer back to in a time of need. Be sure to scroll down for the list and links to each app ...


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Apple Has Quietly Started Tracking iPhone Users Again, And It's Tricky To Opt Out

Apple Has Quietly Started Tracking iPhone Users Again, And It's Tricky To Opt Out | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Tracking you by default....The company has started tracking users so that advertisers can target them again, through a new tracking technology called IFA or IDFA Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ifa-apples-iphone-tracking-in-ios-6-2012-10#ixzz2ADEgnR00

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What can you do with an iPad in the classroom?

What can you do with an iPad in the classroom? | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
It’s a tool, it’s a tool, it’s a tool. The iPad is not going to replace teachers or ‘fix’ education. There is a cost implication that must be taken into account and on...
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This is how to Use iPad to Enhance Students Reading Skills

This is how to Use iPad to Enhance Students Reading Skills | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

iPad is still fascinating me with its huge potential in education. After the Teachers Guide to The Use of iPad in Education and all the other posts I have published about iPad as a learning tool, I am trying today to explore some ways teachers can use this device to improve students' reading skills ...


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Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials

Apps in Education: Monster List of iBook Tutorials | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Useful list of guides for creating ebooks that take full advantage of the iPad capabilities.


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9 Surprising Ways Schools Are Using iPads Around The World

9 Surprising Ways Schools Are Using iPads Around The World | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks.

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PicView - Add Voice to Images

PicView is a free app which enables you to add voice tags to the images you create on your iPhone or iPad. The images can then be sent to people. It looks from the reviews like there are still a fee bugs with this, but still worth investigating as a way to create an audio visual dictionary.


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