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8 Unique Music Apps for Music Appreciation

8 Unique Music Apps for Music Appreciation | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Music appreciation involves developing an understanding of different musical movements and genres.
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Apps and Thinking Levels

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An educator shares lessons learned from two decades of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Michael Fisher Back in 2009, my colleague Paula White and I created a Bloom’s Pyramid of Web 2.0 tools, sorting an...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Add Interactive Elements to Videos With TouchCast

Free Technology for Teachers: Add Interactive Elements to Videos With TouchCast | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

TouchCast lets users record a short video and then overlay widgets called vApps. These moveable vApps can hold live web pages, live Twitter streams, photos, maps, or multimedia, and you can even ask your audience live questions. Anyone watching the video via the TouchCast app (or website) can click on a vApp and interact with it all while remaining in the video ...

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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, May 15, 10:38 AM

This is beyond exciting. Is there a  catch?  I am downloading the free app can't wait to get started.  

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Night Zookeeper - Discover & Create Magical Animals

Night Zookeeper - Discover & Create Magical Animals | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Play Night Zookeeper, create art and write stories about magical animals! Defeat monsters on our creative mobile apps. Discover more magical animals and fun learning resources than you can shake a Teleporting Torch at!
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Why App Smash?

Why App Smash? | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

Inspired by the last #1to1iPadChat , I thought it was time to post on the world craze that is App Smashing - a term coined by the great Greg Kulowiec (@gregkulowiec) of EdTech Teacher fame ...

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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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Jonathan Jarc's curator insight, January 24, 12:02 PM

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, 4:24 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 4:58 PM

Practice, practice, practice math.

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The iPad’s next killer app: Osmo connects iOS kids' games with the real world

The iPad’s next killer app: Osmo connects iOS kids' games with the real world | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Osmo is combining simple but elegant hardware with clever computer vision technology to turn Tangram shapes, letter cards and everyday objects into iPad game controllers.
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mrsjgarcia's curator insight, May 23, 10:50 AM

This is a really cool way to harness the power of the ipad through virtual reality.

mkostur's curator insight, May 24, 10:45 PM

This looks good! I think I will try one.

Jaimezebus 's curator insight, May 30, 3:20 AM

Nuevas formas de interactuar con las tabletas  y los juegos , aumentando los niveles de comprensión y desarrollo. 

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I made a video game with a pencil and paper

I made a video game with a pencil and paper | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
When I was a kid, video games didn't end the moment I turned off the NES. If I wasn’t holding a controller, I had a pencil in my hand, furiously scribbling out maps of Hyrule or alien caves for...
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How Can We Maximize the Potential of Learning Apps?

How Can We Maximize the Potential of Learning Apps? | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Depending on the context in which it is used, and the priorities of the educators (which includes those present in the classroom, lurking at home, or at their drawing boards or computer screens at an educational publisher), one can skew the same application toward app-dependent or app-enabling ends.
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Tales of Fourth Grade Somethings

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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, 11:21 AM

Nice resource. Thanks.

sarah's curator insight, February 19, 4:39 AM

intéressant pour les cours

CGagliolo's curator insight, March 1, 9:53 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, 1:34 PM

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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