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Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes | Atomic Learning Blogs

Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes | Atomic Learning Blogs | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store. "

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Seven Poets and the Assassin’s Secret: Weeks 6 and 7 Wrap-up | PadGadget

Seven Poets and the Assassin’s Secret: Weeks 6 and 7 Wrap-up | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
We’re bringing you double the excitement by covering weeks 6 and 7 of Edmund Pevensey’s Seven Poets and the Assassin’s Secret.
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Lucky Pilgrim: Super Techy - Megan Black

Lucky Pilgrim: Super Techy - Megan Black | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The new school I am at is about to roll out several iPad carts. It is all very glamorous and exciting. However, before we unleash them onto the greater community we need to think through how to set them up, how students will use them, and what safety features to lock down etc... We also wanted to come up with applications that would be useful on all of the devices regardless of grade. What follows is my recommended list for deployment. By the way, all of these apps are free. I've an inherited weakness for freebies."

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Einstein's brain is now interactive iPad app

Einstein's brain is now interactive iPad app | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"While Albert Einstein's genius isn't included, an exclusive iPad application launched Tuesday promises to make detailed images of his brain more accessible to scientists than ever before. Teachers, students and anyone who's curious also can get a look."

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Go Full Screen with Safari on iPhone & iPod touch to See More While Browsing the Web

Go Full Screen with Safari on iPhone & iPod touch to See More While Browsing the Web | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Go Full Screen with Safari on iPhone & iPod touch to See More While Browsing the Web...
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I Love When That Happens | mathycathy's blog

I Love When That Happens | mathycathy's blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I stumbled upon an app last evening that was right on time – the freebie entitled “Number Line” was just what I needed for today’s scheduled “no homework night”. "

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GRADE 8 MOBILE ONE-TO-ONE WITH IPADS Component of the Millis Schools Personalized Learning Initiative

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Apple TV updated to iOS 5.1, bringing Shared Photo Streams, AirPlay broadcasting and more

Apple TV updated to iOS 5.1, bringing Shared Photo Streams, AirPlay broadcasting and more | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Apple has updated the Apple TV software to version 5.1, bringing along with it support for the new Shared Photo Streams introduced in iOS 6, as well as iTunes Account Sharing and other goodies, reports MacRumors."

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9 iPad Apps for the Special Education Classroom | Concordia Masters of Education

9 iPad Apps for the Special Education Classroom | Concordia Masters of Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The following are just a few of the many iPad apps that special education teachers can integrate into their classrooms.
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Apple releases iOS 6 users guide as e-book

Apple releases iOS 6 users guide as e-book | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"iOS 6 users can now download a free guide-book on the new mobile OS from Apple's iTunes bookstore."

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YouTube for iPad: Here's a great alternative app for iOS6

YouTube for iPad: Here's a great alternative app for iOS6 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Are you looking for an alternative to Apple’s YouTube iPad app, which the company removed from iOS 6? Then look no further: An independent iOS developer just published a new iPad app called Jasmine that offers all you need, and then some.
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Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad...Offline!

Watch Interactive Videos on Your iPad...Offline! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This blog post is inspired by John Richards and an idea he shared on our community forum. John has a great deal of knowledge and pushes Camtasia Studio, often using it in creative ways with other products and services. We thank him for sharing! In this post I took his method of combining Camtasia videos and an iOS app called GoodReader to make them available offline, while still maintaining the interactivity present in the TechSmith Smart Player."

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5 Wolfram|Alpha Apps That Are Perfect For The Classroom

5 Wolfram|Alpha Apps That Are Perfect For The Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Well, what if I told you that Wolfram|Alpha also makes desktop PC and mobile applications that, for all of the notoriety that their’s websites received, I’ve hardly ever heard anyone talk about? And what if I told you that most of these apps were specifically designed with certain subjects in mind, such as statistics, geography, and chemistry? I don’t know about you, but I’d be intrigued!"

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iPads in Primary Education: iPad Training for a 21st Century Classroom

iPads in Primary Education: iPad Training for a 21st Century Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The 'iPad Journey' continues at Spring Cottage Primary School with the introduction of 16 iPads in Key Stage 1, 16 iPads in Key Stage 2, both with a syncing/charging trolley and 63 iPod touches for children in Year 6."

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PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for Meetings and Conferencing | PadGadget

PadGadget Weekly App Series – Apps for Meetings and Conferencing | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found great apps to add to your iPad collection.

This week's category is: Apps for Meetings and Conferencing
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Dissecting Frogs Without the Guts: Frog Dissection Biology App

Dissecting Frogs Without the Guts: Frog Dissection Biology App | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We came across this cool little app for dissecting frogs without the blood and guts. The virtual frog dissection biology app is a great alternative or supplement to traditional frog dissections in biology classrooms. It features dissection tools like pins, markers, scissors, scalpels and forceps, and has detailed labels and information on frog classification and their life-cycle. It also has a quiz section and works on iPads, desktops, laptops, netbooks and interactive whiteboards."

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Seven Reasons the iPad Should be the Device of Choice for Any 1:1 Program

Seven Reasons the iPad Should be the Device of Choice for Any 1:1 Program | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

T"The device does matter! It seems like every school considering a 1:1 program or every pundit talking about implementing a 1:1 program attempts to make the politically correct statement that the device doesn't matter, instead insisting what really matters is what you do with the device."

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The Invisible Apps – from Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times

The Invisible Apps – from Beth on Edudemic | Leading Change in Changing Times | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"As a follow up to my post, Whatever Happened to iBooks????, I thought a lot about how iBooks and the Camera may be two of the most powerful apps on the iPad, and yet the most under appreciated. In many ways, they are essentially “invisible apps.”

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The Power of Educational Technology: iPad Ideas for Sept 24th, 2012

The Power of Educational Technology: iPad Ideas for Sept 24th, 2012 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Getting your contacts into the Mail App - The built in Mail App on the iPad doesn't automatically fill in contact addresses. You can fix that by adding your email account as a Microsoft Exchange account (rather than as a Gmail account)."

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Assessment Made Easy with Three Ring

Assessment Made Easy with Three Ring | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Ongoing assessment in the classroom provides us with a more complete and accurate picture of student progress.
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Science Classroom Strategies

Science Classroom Strategies | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In a three-part series of articles, we are going to share how use of the iPad and other tablets can be maximized in multiple contexts: learning with the iPad, teaching with the iPad, and leading with the iPad. "

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Apps used in the Classroom

Apps used in the Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Here is a list of some of the apps that I use in the classroom and a brief description. Future blog posts will contain more in-depth insight into these apps. The apps have been grouped into specific categories:"

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Dr. Suess Reading apps leveled easiest to hardest - A Listly List

Dr. Suess Reading apps leveled easiest to hardest - A Listly List | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I have leveled many of the Dr. Seuss apps so you can use them with your iPad reading groups."

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Virginia Publishes Digital Textbooks on iPad Platform -- THE Journal

Virginia Publishes Digital Textbooks on iPad Platform -- THE Journal | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The state of Virginia has published the first of two textbooks developed on iBooks, Apple's iPad digital textbook platform.
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