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10 Innovative School-Created Apps | Edudemic

10 Innovative School-Created Apps | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"One would think mobile technology would explode on college campuses, but designing and distributing applications still has yet to fully catch on as a valuable support tool. Slowly, however, schools have started taking advantage of what smartphones have to offer pretty much anyone affiliated with — or hoping to be affiliated with — their educational opportunities."

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Essential Apps For the New iPad Teacher

Essential Apps For the New iPad Teacher | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Congratulations! You just received your first iPad. Imagine the possibilities! I know what you’re thinking. This new piece of technology can help me…where do I start? This is often a co...
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Smart Case for iPad review | iMore

Smart Case for iPad review | iMore | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Immediately following the keynote at WWDC, Apple silently announced a new case for the iPad called the Smart Case that offers customers a way to protect the back of their iPad while still utilizing the functionality of a Smart Cover -- well, in theory."

 

JE - I have to agree totally with this review. I was very disappointed in the fit and took it back the very next day.

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Cybraryman Internet Catalogue" iPad (Apps) Evaluation Forms

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue" iPad (Apps) Evaluation Forms | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Force quit an app to speed up your iPad speed.

1. When you exit an app by returning to the home screen, does not completely close. the app will remain open in the iPads memory. This can slow down you iPad...


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Reset the Home Screen Layout and Remove Folders in iOS

Reset the Home Screen Layout and Remove Folders in iOS | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Ever wished you could easily start over from scratch when laying out your app icons on an iPhone or iPad without resetting the entire device to factory defaults? You can thanks to a handy feature that resets the app icon layout to it’s factory default settings. Not only will this restore the iOS home screen to its default icon arrangement, but it also has the added benefit of removing every app that is contained within a folder, removing all folders in the process."

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REVIEW: ThinkBook: A Powerful Digital Notebook | iPad.AppStorm

REVIEW: ThinkBook: A Powerful Digital Notebook | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
From grade school to today a notebook is always a valuable resource. With the digital revolution occurring and the iPad creating an entirely new market, the power of a digital notebook has never been more apparent.
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iPad Creative - iPad Creative - iPad Challenge: Shoot, edit and score a film using just your iPad

iPad Creative - iPad Creative - iPad Challenge: Shoot, edit and score a film using just your iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Nothing will hone your iPad skills quite like rising to a creative challenge. I wanted to get a better understanding of GarageBand's new Smart Strings section, plus I still felt that there was more to explore with the new iPad's camera."

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REVIEW: New Math App in Groundbreaking i Learn With Educational Program for iPad - Teachers with Apps

REVIEW: New Math App in Groundbreaking i Learn With Educational Program for iPad - Teachers with Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Today, Tribal Nova, the developers behind the award winning PBS KIDS PLAY! and CBC WONDERWORLD online learning programs announce the launch of a new app in the “i Learn With” suite of early childhood education apps designed exclusively for iPad. The new i Learn With Boing: Savannah Adventures! App teaches young children many core math subjects such as number recognition, counting, ordering in ones and tens, adding and subtracting, with three highly engaging games, including one that encourages parent and child to play together."

 

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5 Kid-Friendly Apps For Your Next Road Trip

5 Kid-Friendly Apps For Your Next Road Trip | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you're planning a summer trip, there are several iPhone, iPad and Android apps to keep the kids occupied while you're on the road.
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Apps in Education

Apps in Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This list is curated by Jeff Piontek, "an author, keynote speaker and teach". Jeff has curated a number of Literacy and iPad Learning Apps for younger students. This is a list that has an app for all types of kids. It has pre-reading apps, word recognition apps, starting to read apps as well as poetry and story telling apps. Well worth a look."

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So You Want To Learn How To Use An IPad

So You Want To Learn How To Use An IPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

This playlist will take you through screencasts that will talk you through, step by step, the basic features of the iPad and some of the key apps that you might want to use, particularly if you work in education.

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Mark Anderson's Blog » The iPad and the Swiss Army Knife

Mark Anderson's Blog » The iPad and the Swiss Army Knife | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
It's known in many circles that I'm leading on how the iPad can be used to inform and support teaching and learning at Clevedon School.
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iPad Today 102 | TWiT.TV

iPad Today 102 | TWiT.TV | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We go through our favorite iOS 6 features announced at WWDC, plus the "real" any.DO, BuzzVoice, RSS Talk, vjay, ichi, & more!

Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/ipt."

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Stream iTunes From the Clouds to Your iPad

Stream iTunes From the Clouds to Your iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Now it's possible to stream your iTunes right from the cloud to all your Apple iDevices! No more downloading all those files to your iPad! Find out how!

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Kindergarten Math on the iPad…Many Questions… | Langwitches Blog

Kindergarten Math on the iPad…Many Questions… | Langwitches Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It all started with a weekly reflection our teachers leave on our school’s closed Professional Development Ning. Mrs. Y, our Kindergarten teacher pondered how her five and six year olds were learning and practicing subtraction:"

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Teacher's Guide to The Use of Google Docs in The iPad

Teacher's Guide to The Use of Google Docs in The iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"iPad is one of the best tablets available in the market. Many educators and teachers use it for both professional and personal purposes. Some are experienced users and others are still fighting their way through its intricacies. No matter what user you are, the spreadsheet below will be of great help for you."

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Whit's End: iPads in the classroom--The student perspective part one

 iPads in the classroom--The student perspective part one
There's lots of buzz out there about iPads, going 1:1 and technology in the classroom. I've just completed a school year of having my students using iPads in my classroom on a damn near daily basis, and I wanted to know what they think this tool was good for. Did it help them? hurt them? make them better students?


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Huffington Post Launches New ‘Huffington’ iPad Magazine | PadGadget

Huffington Post Launches New ‘Huffington’ iPad Magazine | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"HuffPost isn’t a minor news organization. With nearly 500 editors and reporters producing over 70 original stories every day, they have content galore to share and part of that endeavor will be accomplished with a new iPad magazine that they have called Huffington. Included in that publication are the stories they consider to be “narrative jewels” or the very best of the best pulled together into a single location."

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REVIEW: Explain Everything App - A Teachers iPad App

REVIEW: Explain Everything App - A Teachers iPad App | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It doesn’t take more than a cursory exploration of the application Explain Everything for the iPad, to find out that it is an incredibly useful and versatile app. So what is Explain Everything, exactly and what does it do? Well the answer to that question is in the name of the application itself. You can use the app to explain and share tutorial videos, collaborate with others and develop ideas and you can also use it to do live interactive presentations, using an iPad in the classroom."

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App Review - PressReader Offers U.S. & World Newspapers on the iPad | iPad Academy

App Review - PressReader Offers U.S. & World Newspapers on the iPad | iPad Academy | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
PressReader isn't a news clipping service or article aggregator. Rather it delivers full, digitized newspaper pages that mirror the printed copy. App offers 2,100 full-content newspapers from 95 countries in 54 languages.
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What causes my iPad battery to run down faster sometimes than other times? | iGo With My iPad

What causes my iPad battery to run down faster sometimes than other times? | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
There are apps that keep running in the background, more than just being available through the Multitasking bar (double tap the Home hardware button).
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The best iPad apps for special needs kids

The best iPad apps for special needs kids | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Speech-language pathologist makes her picks for kids with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
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iPads more fragile than expected and other lessons from first year of Zeeland high schools' iPad program

iPads more fragile than expected and other lessons from first year of Zeeland high schools' iPad program | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
While issuing 1,800 iPads to students at Zeeland East and West eliminated the classic excuse that the dog ate my homework, some students faced some new challenges.
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Educational app series Motion Math reaches one million download milestone

Educational app series Motion Math reaches one million download milestone | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We often hear about games reaching one million downloads, but, today, educational app Motion Math http://ow.ly/bzBFM announced it has reached this notable milestone, too. Motion Math develops four math-oriented titles for the iPad and the iPhone including its self-titled debut, Motion Math. All four titles (Motion Math, Motion Math Zoom, Motion Math: Hungry Fish and Motion Math:Wings) contributed to this million downloads milestone."

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