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30 Mobile Apps Reinventing Music Education - Online Colleges

30 Mobile Apps Reinventing Music Education - Online Colleges | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Here are some apps that we think are helping to revolutionize music education, offering fun, information, and instruction anywhere, anytime.
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5 Useful iPad Apps For Any Classroom | Edudemic

5 Useful iPad Apps For Any Classroom | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"Children and college students alike respond to the interactivity of learning material on tablets in the form of free and modestly priced educational apps. The iPad in particular has many engaging and informative apps for those who want to incorporate tablet usage into their lesson plan. Here are 5 of my favorites."

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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Qwiki | iPad Insight

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Qwiki | iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This week’s pick is Qwiki – an amazing app that lets you explore 3 million topics and presents each of them in a fun, exciting way that gets you hooked right away. Here’s a bit of its App Store intro:"

 

 

 

"Qwiki combines thousands of sources to present concise, interactive summaries of millions of people, places and things in an experience optimized for the iPad. Explore topics by searching or browse a worldwide map highlighting landmarks, monuments, cities, towns, and more."

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10 Killer Apps for Engineering and Science Majors

10 Killer Apps for Engineering and Science Majors | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
These 10 apps will help science and engineering college majors grasp complex topics and more efficiently manage their heavy workloads.
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Five iOS apps to help you say goodbye to summer, hello to fall

Five iOS apps to help you say goodbye to summer, hello to fall | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For many people here in the US, summer is quickly coming to a close. School is back in session, summer vacations are done and the temperatures are getting a bit cooler. It can be hard to leave behind the fun of summer, so we've put together a list that'll help you say goodbye to the warm, sunny weather and hello to fall."

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Creating Digital Artifacts « techchef4u

Creating Digital Artifacts « techchef4u | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

I recently wrote a post about “Creating and Collecting Digital Work“. When my son brought home this really charming and heart-warming hand drawn “about me” book, I instantly wanted him to tell me about each picture. His descriptions were so amusing and charming, I felt inspired and compelled to create a digital artifact of his work… with my iPad."

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40 Free HD Retina Display iPad 3 Wallpapers | inspirationfeed.com

40 Free HD Retina Display iPad 3 Wallpapers | inspirationfeed.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Looking for some gorgeous high resolution images for your new iPad? Here are a handful of gorgeous retina wallpapers, each measuring 2048×2048 pixels. Click on any of the images below for a full sized version. Yes, we understand that ‘iPad 3′ is not the official name, however that’s hat we’re rolling with. Enjoy!"

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20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It's time for this week's roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps, based on a mixture of App Store trawling, press releases and developer submissions."

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My iPad my classroom | Teaching and Learning in the 21stC

My iPad my classroom | Teaching and Learning in the 21stC | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I have had the the iPad2 for a few months now, and thought I would share how it is transforming my classes, and the way I reflect on my teaching, and my students achievements.
So….here are my top 10 iPad features or tools which make my life easier."

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Get FireFox on the iPad (Sort Of) with Foxbrowser

Get FireFox on the iPad (Sort Of) with Foxbrowser | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Foxbrowser is a new web browser for iPad that’s basically Firefox for iOS – though not officially – thanks to an open source fork broken off from Mozillas abandoned FireFox Home app. It’s surprisingly fast and best of all has full support for the convenient Firefox Sync feature, keeping your tabs, bookmarks, and history the same across all your Firefox browsers be them on the desktop in OS X, at work in Windows or Linux, or right on the iPad in Foxbrowser."

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100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom | Edudemic

100 Ways To Use iPads In Your Classroom | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There’s likely a new iPad getting unveiled in the very near future. Like, in the next couple of weeks kinda near future. What better time to take a step back and figure out how to actually use these devices in your classroom?"

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Library increases attendance with iPhone, iPad apps and classes

Library increases attendance with iPhone, iPad apps and classes | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

I"In this day and age of digital books, library attendance is falling as people pick up their Kindles instead of paperbacks. One library in Illinois decided to win back patrons by embracing this technology instead of fighting it, says a report in Winnetka Talk."

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Whatever Happened To iBooks?! | Edudemic

Whatever Happened To iBooks?! | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Recently, I saw a post on a discussion board that asked, “Whatever happened to iBooks?” I found that a really entertaining concept, because my EdTechTeacher colleague – Greg Kulowiec – and I have spent hours on iBooks this summer in our workshops. In fact, iBooks is one of the first apps that we discuss, and one of the last ones that we reference. However, our use of this tool follows along a path from consumption to creation"

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The 10 Best News Aggregator Apps For Those On The Go

The 10 Best News Aggregator Apps For Those On The Go | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Because there are so many news aggregation apps out there, we've rounded up what we think are the best apps out there and the reasons why you'll find...
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PicView’s iPad app lets you add voice tags and annotations to pictures to tell your story

PicView’s iPad app lets you add voice tags and annotations to pictures to tell your story | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"PicView is a new, free iOS app that enables users to add voice tags and annotations to images, videos and business applications. We’re giving it an early review, as the app is only available for iPad and supports only photos for the time being."

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New Study Finds Tablet Users May Develop Neck Problems | Edudemic

New Study Finds Tablet Users May Develop Neck Problems | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If you’re reading this on the iPad or browsing through our iPad magazine, you’re going to want to read this. A new study from Belkin, Harvard School of Public Health, and Microsoft has found that tablet users may be at high risk to develop neck discomfort based on behaviors driven by the limitations of tablet designs."

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Infographic: Apps and Education

Infographic: Apps and Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

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Friday Favorite: Haiku Deck for iPad concocts instant presentations

Friday Favorite: Haiku Deck for iPad concocts instant presentations | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Giant Thinkwell's free iPad app Haiku Deck may prove to be the spice rack for your flavorless decks. The idea is straightforward: use one of Haiku Deck's provided two-line templates for your slides, and the app will search Creative Commons-licensed photos to provide a fitting visual complement to your verbiage. You can swap in your own local photos from the iPad or ones from social services; to share, upload your deck to the Haiku Deck site or export it to a PowerPoint file."

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How to set up a QR Code Treasure Hunt

How to set up a QR Code Treasure Hunt | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"A QR-Code Treasure Hunt is a fun, simple way to get students using their mobile devices to continue learning outside of lesson time. Here's how we set one up at the International School of Toulouse with some guidance on how to do the same with your own students using the QR Treasure Hunt Generator at ClassTools.net."

 


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Create Your Own Photo E-books Using Pholium For The iPad

Create Your Own Photo E-books Using Pholium For The iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Ever since its initial release, the iPad has been for me the best mobile tool for showcasing photos. While several basic iPad image programs, including the built-in Photo app, are great for photo management and quick slide shows, the latest version of the Pholium iPad app includes tools for actually creating ebooks."

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Back to School: 40 Best Science iPad Apps for Students - Fun Educational Apps: Best Apps for Kids Reviews iPad / iPhone / iPod

Back to School: 40 Best Science iPad Apps for Students - Fun Educational Apps: Best Apps for Kids Reviews iPad / iPhone / iPod | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
For some students the summer holidays are almost over and if you are looking for some great apps to ease up your way back to school here are some great science apps! Apps for Science can help students learn in a different way. The iOS technology is bringing new tools for students that can really help and support learning. Thanks to a group of students from Best College online, Fun Educational apps is happy to share their findings on some of “40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students."
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Revised Third-Gen iPads Could Be On Their Way Next Month, And Might Mean No iPad 4 in 2013 | Cult of Mac

Revised Third-Gen iPads Could Be On Their Way Next Month, And Might Mean No iPad 4 in 2013 | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Now a new report from research firm DisplaySearch claims that a new iPad is indeed scheduled to arrive alongside the iPad mini, which will be lighter and cooler. We’re starting to think this makes sense."

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PadGadget Essentials – This Week’s Apps and Accessories for Fashion Week | PadGadget

PadGadget Essentials – This Week’s Apps and Accessories for Fashion Week | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
September brings the beginning of the fall season, meaning all new winter wardrobes filled with stylish jackets, warm boots, and flashy scarves.
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Top Apps for PE Teachers – Part 18

Top Apps for PE Teachers – Part 18 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Run-Lap-Tap Designed for PE Teachers and Coaches, this iPad app enables the tracking of up to 12 runners times and other vital statistics. Start by entering in the lap length and the number of laps...
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iPad Self Portraits and Photo Editing on the iPad | The Middle Pages

iPad Self Portraits and Photo Editing on the iPad | The Middle Pages | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Our first project in our Multimedia Technology class was to use the iPad in a variety of ways to take and edit self portraits. After learning some iPad photography basics, the students used Fotolr, BeFunky, Pixlromatic, and other apps (listed here) to add effects onto their photos. "

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