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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school. | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

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Great way to get kids to think about their thinking!

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:53 AM

Create, not consume!

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Create, not consume! This approach should apply to all mobile technology in learning, not just iPads. 

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How to Record Your iPad Screen - Jonathan Wylie

How to Record Your iPad Screen - Jonathan Wylie | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Once you learn how to record your iPad screen, you will be able to create your own iPad tutorials and app demonstrations. Here's what you need to know to screencast your iPad.

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EUSD BTSA/Induction's curator insight, February 17, 10:37 AM

I'm excited to try this!

Lee Hall's curator insight, February 17, 4:20 PM

Very helpful to be able to explain how to work an app for the children.

SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, February 18, 4:01 PM

Always learning something new.

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6 Good iPad Apps to Enhance Kids Mathematical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Good iPad Apps to Enhance Kids Mathematical Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Great apps to support the foundations of math at any age.

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12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
All education is self-education.  Period.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sitting in a college classroom or a coffee shop.  We… (All education is self-education.  Period...

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Did you ever wish you had a chance to learn something new?  Here is a list of FREE top-notch self-education resources.  Have a look, I couldn't believe some of them myself.

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Katelm's curator insight, August 16, 2014 7:03 AM

Liste de site pour trouver des formations gratuites (en anglais).

Robin Yu's curator insight, September 10, 2014 6:29 PM

Lots of familiar sites and some new ones too.

delta14's curator insight, September 19, 2014 12:12 PM

Sugerencias para su perfeccionamiento académico /profesional

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23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.

23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report. | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more fun for them we let them chose their...
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I haven't seen many book reports since the implementation of our new curriculum.  Here are 23 ideas to bring them back via an iPad.

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deck - one-touch presentations

Get deck - one-touch presentations on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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This app is worth a try.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 19, 2013 10:57 AM

The creators of Deck which is a browser tool for creating presentations have recently released an iPad/ iPhone app. It lets you put together your content, choose a presentation theme and bring your content to life without effort.

You can sync your Deck presentations across all your devices.

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills | iPads in Education | 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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Our fourth grade students just had their first intro to coding and loved it!

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8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent iPad Apps to Create Portfolios ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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I use evernote as my notetaking tool everywhere.  It allows me to access my notes on the go.  Love it:-)  I have been looking for a tool to create digital portfolios in our 1:1 so I am going to try one of these apps.

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- Quick List of Apps For Learners And Curators

- Quick List of Apps For Learners And Curators | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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10 great apps!

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Isolation is now a choice educators make.

Isolation is now a choice educators make. | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

When I started a blog, I thought it was kind of a useless activity, but when I immersed myself in it, I found it to be the best thing that I have ever done for my own professional development.


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Being a connect learner is a choice.  Great case to show why and how blogging as an educator can help students learn to blog for a purpose. 

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J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, October 11, 2013 10:42 AM

Blogging is a good way to build your professional network and to contribute to community.

The Rice Process's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:42 PM

Blogging provides a reflective stance.  It is an energizing exchange of ideas. I find it empowering.

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Teachers' Guide to iPad ( Everything You Need to Know about Your iPad)

Teachers' Guide to iPad ( Everything You Need to Know about Your iPad) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

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Philippe Porte's curator insight, February 15, 3:27 AM

Peut être intéressant car «Tablettes are coming»... Enfin, si ils n'achètent pas des tablettes francaises pour nos eleves, c'est à désespérer....

SMARTERTEACHER's curator insight, February 15, 2:25 PM

We can always know more.

Safety Train's curator insight, February 16, 5:23 AM

One of the most suspect packages I know :)

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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
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These apps are great tools for engaging students in their own learning.  If you take the time to implement one you will be surprised at how many task you can do with just one app.

 

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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school. | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Via Robert Richmond, Kathy Benson, EdTechSandyK
Donna Meehan's insight:

Great way to get kids to think about their thinking!

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:53 AM

Create, not consume!

EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 2014 7:55 AM

Create, not consume! This approach should apply to all mobile technology in learning, not just iPads. 

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Augmented Reality in Kindergarten with Aurasma

Augmented Reality in Kindergarten with Aurasma | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Aurasma is a free app that is similar to QR codes except the QR code part can be any image instead of a code. What that means is you can set the "trigger" to be just about any image you want. My mi...

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Steps for creating an Aurasma.

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Resources To Help You Start Your Own Class Twitter Account ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog

Resources To Help You Start Your Own Class Twitter Account ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.
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I just learned what a selfie is -  take a picture of yourself.  Unbelieveable all the shortcuts worth a look.

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Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category

Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."


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csleynse's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:17 AM

Utility and project based learning apps for teachers and specialists. Worth checking out!

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carldowse's curator insight, January 19, 2014 8:43 AM

Productivity and teaching apps - old and new -  listed and even easier to find now

Monika Macias's curator insight, February 22, 2014 12:10 AM

Apple finally gives us our own category! 

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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads
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List of apps with their suggested purpose.

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iPad Frozen? Try a Hard Reboot - Another Way

iPad Frozen? Try a Hard Reboot - Another Way | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It happens. iPads freeze up and become completely unresponsive. The screen doesn’t respond; the home button doesn’t work; the sleep button doesn’t work; holding down the sleep button to power down doesn’t work. Now what?

 

A hard reset."


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iPads do freeze, good tool to have for the moment it does.

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