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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, 2014 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, 2014 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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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 4:42 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 4:39 AM

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

hedgeshandy's comment, October 17, 2013 6:29 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 6:28 AM
Its interesting<br>
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8 Great iOS Apps for Recording Music :: Blogs :: List of the Day :: Paste

8 Great iOS Apps for Recording Music :: Blogs :: List of the Day :: Paste | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Whether you’re an engineer taming an untuned set of drums or a guitarist looking for a new tone, there are some great apps for creating music. Here are eight of our favorites.
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Op-Ed: iPads Transformed My Special Education Classroom

Op-Ed: iPads Transformed My Special Education Classroom | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Fed up with the sad reality special education students face, Neil Virani changed his students’ lives with technology.
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Mary Kate Lavin's curator insight, January 29, 2014 10:09 PM

This article describes how a teacher uses traditional teaching as well as an iPad in an all pull out classroom for students with severe special needs.  She explains how the iPad has changed the lives of her students and they are meeting goals that were perceived as unattainable.

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How To Use An iPad To Add Voice Comments To Grading

How To Use An iPad To Add Voice Comments To Grading | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

While K-12 education has (mostly) moved away from pure academic essays to measure all understanding, the writing process is more important now than ever. Grading a physical piece of paper is as simple as writing in the margins, using established editing symbols, or others marking the paper up.

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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, 2014 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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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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Apps in Education: Preparing Kids to Code - Apps for all Ages

Apps in Education: Preparing Kids to Code - Apps for all Ages | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

These apps are useful for all kids. They develop logical thinking and sequential planning. They encourage you to fail in order to develop the sequence ...

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AppAdvice Daily: Learn JavaScript While Gaming With Hakitzu -- AppAdvice

AppAdvice Daily: Learn JavaScript While Gaming With Hakitzu  -- AppAdvice | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever been interested in learning JavaScript, but don’t really know where to start, a new game that we’re looking at on today’s show will help. It’s called Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers  and it’s a game that will teach you JavaScript while playing, literally. Plus, with the latest update learning through the game has gotten even easier, not to mention you can also play others worldwide.

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What Is A Flipped Classroom? (Updated For 2013) - Edudemic

What Is A Flipped Classroom? (Updated For 2013) - Edudemic | "iPads for learning" | Scoop.it
Flipped learning has been around for awhile. It's a rethinking of the standard classroom model that puts students in the driver's seat. With the influx of technology into education, the flipped classroom model has really taken off.
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