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Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart

Incredible Numbers by Professor Ian Stewart | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

Numbers define the patterns of sunflowers; they bring pleasure through music; and they help us answer existential questions ... Put the beautiful concepts behind mathematics at your fingertips., and let bestselling author Professor Ian Stewart be your guide. 

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Digital Roadtrip • Supporting Computing from Digital Roadtrip on...

Supporting Computing from Digital Roadtrip on Vimeo.
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Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images

Thousands of years of visual culture made free through Wellcome Images | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
We are delighted to announce that over 100,000 high resolution images including manuscripts, paintings, etchings, early photography and advertisements are no
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Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
The best apps to teach your children aged 10-18 coding on the iPad.
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Jim Harmon's curator insight, January 24, 9:02 AM

Should your child know a programming language in addition to a foreign language? Why not?

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Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas

Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Ever since I was a kid, I loathed back to school commercials. They always showed parents gleefully skipping through aisles of pencils and notebooks as the kids, sullen and dejected, sluggishly follow
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Lee Hall's curator insight, January 17, 1:24 PM

Edmodo and Google Drive will work together to provide students with the ability to do their work and turn it in without ever actually touching paper.

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Are iPads and tablets bad for young children?

Are iPads and tablets bad for young children? | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Paula Cocozza: Tablet ownership has more than doubled in the past few years – and as many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using them. But are these devices harmful to their development?
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Apps Playground's 100 Best iPad Apps for Kids

Apps Playground's 100 Best iPad Apps for Kids | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

Apps Playground is the UK's leading website reviewing children's apps, and this is a hand-picked selection of our favourite iPad apps from 2013. Discover the best apps from famous children's brands and new developers alike. We've sorted them by category and age level, and if they use in-app purchases, we've clearly explained how they work.

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18 advanced iBooks Author tips

18 advanced iBooks Author tips | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet   Last year I started working with iBooks Author and made my first iBook to use in class. A year later, I now have about 8 iBooks under my belt. At the Apple Distinguished Educator...
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10 best children's maths apps for iPhone, iPad - iPad/iPhone - Macworld UK

10 best children's maths apps for iPhone, iPad - iPad/iPhone - Macworld UK | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Getting the kids to want to learn can be tricky, especially when it comes to maths. But numbers don't need to be boring, as demonstrated by these 10 maths apps for children.
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Angie Mc's curator insight, December 14, 2013 1:58 PM

Practice, practice, practice math.

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CfA study finds tablets make perfect platform for 3-D simulations ...

CfA study finds tablets make perfect platform for 3-D simulations ... | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
A new study by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows that students grasp the unimaginable emptiness of space more effectively when they use iPads to explore 3-D simulations of the universe, compared with traditional...
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rthibert's curator insight, December 13, 2013 1:42 AM

De l'intérêt des simulations 3D notamment pour l'enseignement apprentissage des matières scientifiques

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Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound

Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games ... Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies ...

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How To Use Instagram In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Use Instagram In The Classroom - Edudemic | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
You can actually use Instragram in the classroom and library. Here are a few simple ways that should help you start trying something new!
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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, September 4, 2013 1:39 AM

How to use instagram in school AND in libraries...

hedgeshandy's comment, October 17, 2013 3:29 AM
Its trendy :)
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An Excellent Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning

An Excellent Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

It starts with setup tips, offers some thoughts on how you view the tablet, and even gets into workflow a bit. While we might move #4 to #1, this is a useful graphic for any #edtech teacher just getting started with tablets and mobile learning in general.

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hedgeshandy's comment, October 17, 2013 3:28 AM
Its interesting<br>
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Listly List - Book Creator apps for the iPad

Listly List - Book Creator apps for the iPad - Scribble Press - $3.99, Shutterfly Photo Story- FREE, Picturebook - FREE, Bamboo Paper - FREE, Picturebook: School Edition - $3.99, StoryBuddy 2 - $2.99, Paper by FiftyThree - FREE, Mooklet - FREE, My Story - $3.99, Express Books - FREE, TinyTap - FREE, Book Creator- $4.99, Scribble My Story - FREE, StoryKit - FREE, and Story Creator - FREE
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Alex Watson's curator insight, February 10, 8:21 AM

Nice resource. Thanks.

sarah's curator insight, February 19, 1:39 AM

intéressant pour les cours

CGagliolo's curator insight, March 1, 6:53 AM

This is a great list of book creators for the iPad. It is missing our favorite, which is Book Creator for iPad.

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: Helen Mowers, co-creator of the Tech Chicks podcast, contributed to this post.

It's hard to imagine a single career that doesn't have a need for someone who can code. Everything that
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It's All Story: Games, Coding and Student Writing | MiddleWeb

It's All Story: Games, Coding and Student Writing | MiddleWeb | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Tech teacher Mark Gerl reflects on the key role that language arts plays in successful video games and the chats his students have with adventure game designers
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8 Great iPad Apps for ESL Students - Edudemic

8 Great iPad Apps for ESL Students - Edudemic | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
When you’re talking about learning a language in the U.S., you’re generally talking about ESL which refers to “English as a second language” or the study or use of English by speakers with different native languages.
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Stacey Campo's curator insight, January 18, 10:34 AM

It is wonderful to see the resources being developed to target audiences.  Check out these tools

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Five iPad Apps That Help Students Start Creative Stories

Five iPad Apps That Help Students Start Creative Stories | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
In the year that I taught language arts before moving into the social studies department one of the challenges that my students faced in writing short stories was coming up with ideas to get starte...
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Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar

Top 9 Apps and Tools for Learning Grammar | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
If you ask students what their favorite subject is, it’s a rare kid who will say grammar. If you ask teachers the same question, it’s also a rare teacher who will say that s/he enjoys teaching grammar more than any other subject.
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3D Printing in the Classroom: 5 Tips for Bringing New Dimensions to Your Students' Experiences -- THE Journal

3D Printing in the Classroom: 5 Tips for Bringing New Dimensions to Your Students' Experiences -- THE Journal | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Advice from a middle school science teacher who uses 3D printing to help students learn design, production and persistence.
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38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad

38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
38 Of The Best Educational Games For iPad
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Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool

Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Middle school students create their own 3D virtual worlds and learn lessons about communication, collaboration, and digital citizenship through the first-person sandbox-style game called Minecraft.
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Sugar Coated Coding

Sugar Coated Coding | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Is this app a door opener to coding for some learners?  Coding and programming don’t come naturally to me. I have to work hard to get the basic principles. I think a move to making and understandin...
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10 Time-Saving Videos All About iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Time-Saving Videos All About iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to use iPads in the classroom is a bit easier thanks to these useful videos. They cover an array of topics but are worth a watch for busy teachers!
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AppoLearning For iPad Helps Parents & Teachers Find The Educational Apps Worth Buying | TechCrunch

AppoLearning For iPad Helps Parents & Teachers Find The Educational Apps Worth Buying | TechCrunch | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
With an ever-expanding selection of apps on the market making educational claims, parents today have a tough time deciding which apps are worth their investment.
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