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100+ Great Educational iPad Apps for Teachers

100+ Great Educational iPad Apps for Teachers | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
A treasure trove of educational iPad apps from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Blog's Pinterest board with more than 100 apps that teachers and educators can use. These apps cover a wide range of topics including, apps for kids, reading apps, writing apps, drawing apps, mindmapping apps, storytelling apps,video apps, audio apps, bookmarking apps, grading apps, presentation apps, cartoon making apps, and many more.
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30 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

30 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

"Welcome to our weekly roundup of brand new iPhone and iPad apps released in the last seven days, from cars, productivity apps and crafty shopping through to photography, theatre and uber-violent cartoon cats and mice."


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7 Must-Have Apps for Elementary School Teachers

7 Must-Have Apps for Elementary School Teachers | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Elementary school students have short attention spans. Teachers must change gears every 15-20 minutes, which means having multiple activities and resources at their fingertips.

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iPads in CPS: Mirroring your iPad with AirServer

iPads in CPS: Mirroring your iPad with AirServer | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

"Mirroring (displaying) your iPad through your projector is huge. If you are in the classroom, you want to be to have this seemingly simple tool for instruction. Surprisingly enough, it's taken such a long time to get viable solutions for this indispensable teacher tool."


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The Clever Sheep: 15 Efficient e-Portfolio Tools

The Clever Sheep: 15 Efficient e-Portfolio Tools | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

15 Efficient e-Portfolio Tools
As more and more educators bring rich learning opportunities to their students, it makes sense for us to engage students in the creation of electronic portfolios of their work.

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Google Chromebooks for Education allow schools and districts to use the power and simplicity of the web for unlimited teaching and learning opportunities and to engage all constituents from parents, students, teachers, and administrators. Chromebooks are great for the classroom and beyond for dynamic learning environments, easy scalable IT management, and the unique ability to harness the best of the web to fit school's curriculum and student achievement goals.

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50 Useful Apps For Students With Reading Disabilities | Edudemic

50 Useful Apps For Students With Reading Disabilities | Edudemic | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

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The ultimate guide on how to annotate PDF files on the iPad

The ultimate guide on how to annotate PDF files on the iPad | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
This post discusses three PDF annotation and management user profiles and presents an overview of 13 apps to annotate PDF files.

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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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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Here are 39 sites for using one of the greatest innovations: THE iPAD


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Dico Krommenhoek's comment, December 9, 2012 2:52 AM
Great post again, Timo! Thanks!
Shannon Gray's curator insight, January 1, 2013 4:32 PM

Great list of links to several sites for using the iPad. Something for every

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Chris Brumbaugh's curator insight, January 3, 2013 9:12 PM

Helpful list of links for iPads.

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18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration

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You know from experience that when you enjoy a subject, learning about that subject is easier, more fun, and you retain the information longer.


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20 Educational Apps Approved By Parents - Edudemic

20 Educational Apps Approved By Parents - Edudemic | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

The influx of technology into parenting and the day-to-day lives of children is too big to ignore.


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What you can actually DO with an iPad – From Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times

What you can actually DO with an iPad – From Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Several ways an iPad can be used in an educational environment.


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Why Tablets Are Important for Educating Our Children | GeekDad | Wired.com

Why Tablets Are Important for Educating Our Children | GeekDad | Wired.com | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
The other night I was at a information evening at my children's school here in Melbourne, Australia.
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48 iPad Apps That High School and College Students Love

48 iPad Apps That High School and College Students Love | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it
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The Weather Channel: Complete Weather Coverage | iPad.AppStorm

The Weather Channel: Complete Weather Coverage | iPad.AppStorm | iPads  For Instruction | Scoop.it

Weather is a very popular subject.I’m sure many of you have found yourself talking to someone you’ve just met, or aren’t very familiar with, and the...


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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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MrsTucceri's curator insight, September 1, 2014 8:17 AM

Helpful collection of educational apps organized by grade levels and categories

Karen E Smith's curator insight, October 25, 2014 8:57 AM

Every teacher should create a list of apps that work/don't work for their teaching purposes.

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, October 25, 2014 10:28 AM

I really appreciate the early childhood apps. I'm gonna recommend them to my students' parents

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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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