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iPad Lessons - a Pinterest collection by Lisa Johnson

iPad Lessons - a Pinterest collection by Lisa Johnson | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u.
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Your iPad may be keeping you awake at night - Times LIVE

Your iPad may be keeping you awake at night - Times LIVE | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Want a good night's sleep? Opt for a book over your iPad before bedtime, according to new research.
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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Since November I've had the privledge of teaching with an iPad in my grade one class. Along the way I have discovered a lot of great ways to use it to help my students have their individual learning needs met. "

 

** A repeat posting of Karen's great blog post! A must read for early years educators with access to iPads in their classrooms! - John**

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How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard

How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It’s really simple–so simple that you’re going to feel silly for not having already known this–and if you tweet this out to a colleague without checking out the stunning simplicity of it all, you’re going to feel crunchy (remember that term?) later when you realize it wasn’t quite the revelation you’d thought it might be."

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Report Says iPad Cannibalizing PC Sales in Education Market | iPad Insight

Report Says iPad Cannibalizing PC Sales in Education Market | iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"PC sales data for the June quarter of this year provides some clear evidence that the iPad is cannibalizing a significant chunk of PC sales in the education market – at least according to one Wall Street analyst."

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Run Office on your iPad | Macworld

Run Office on your iPad | Macworld | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A look at three cloud-based services that let you access Microsoft Office remotely...
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iPad Creative - iPad Creative - 5 reasons why the iPad is better than the iPhone

iPad Creative - iPad Creative - 5 reasons why the iPad is better than the iPhone | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"A recent survey showed that people are actually more excited about the iPad than the iPhone. Why might that be? Let's explore..."

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10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers With Technology | Edudemic

10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers With Technology | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Combine Jenn responding that she has iPads, iPods, laptops, and SMART Boards, with a 2-hour layover in the Dulles airport followed by a two hour flight, and you have a recipe for 10 ways to create literacy centers with technology."

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Four Apps that Help Kids Love to Learn!

Four Apps that Help Kids Love to Learn! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Kids learn best when they’re having fun and don’t even realize that they’re learning. Apps that teach while entertaining can help make learning painless. If you have a child who does best when learning is fun…wait…If you have a child, check out these iPad apps that make learning."

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Seven Poets and the Assassin’s Secret: Week Three Round Up | PadGadget

Seven Poets and the Assassin’s Secret: Week Three Round Up | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Summer may be ending, but Seven Poets is still churning up serialized drama on the iPad.
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Expand the App Capacity of the Dock by Adding Folders on iPhone & iPad

Expand the App Capacity of the Dock by Adding Folders on iPhone & iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you have more favorite apps than what fit in the iOS Dock by default (4 on iPhone, and 6 on iPad), do yourself a favor and place a folder of more frequently used apps into the Dock.
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My "Paperless" Classroom: Gadget of the Day: my Ipad 4 Ed App List

My "Paperless" Classroom: Gadget of the Day: my Ipad 4 Ed App List | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Since I act like I know what I am doing and I carry an Ipad, a number of parents, teachers and friends have asked me which apps I recommend. This list is really just an inventory of what is currently on my Ipad, for each app I will discuss why I have decided to keep it. There have been many apps that have cycled through my iTunes, but only the most useful and least annoying get to have a permanent home."

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How to Add a Webpage Icon to your Home Screen

How to Add a Webpage Icon to your Home Screen | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Here, courtesy of Tablet in a Minute, is a short instructional video on how you can create an icon on your iPad’s desktop that links to any webpage."

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Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition

Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
According to Apple, in January of this year, at least 1.5 million iPads were adopted by educational institutions and an astounding 20,000+ education-related apps were found in the App Store.
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad - It's THE Bomb!

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad - It's THE Bomb! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"What blog entries would you share with someone just getting started with an iPad initiative that was facing a bit of opposition in-house?"

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App #20: Pinnacle Studio for iPad

App #20: Pinnacle Studio for iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Great news for iPad 2 (or newer) owners! Pinnacle Studio (formerly known as Avid Studio) is currently available for free for a limited time only. Grab a copy now before it's too late ($4.99USD...
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Getting Older Kids to Read with Longer Text Book Apps - momswithapps.com

Getting Older Kids to Read with Longer Text Book Apps - momswithapps.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Longer text book apps – a hybrid of a book and an interactive game – are an emerging trend in the literary landscape. They can be read on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, so anyone with a portable device can carry a library in their pocket. As someone who has always loved to read, I can’t think of a more wonderful thing."

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Preparing for a Deluge of iPads

Preparing for a Deluge of iPads | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"From where I'm sitting, with one foot in research and one foot in practice, evidence continues to mount that schools and districts are making major iPad purchases at an astounding rate. In this post, I first want to share some evidence about the incredibly rapid adoption of iPads, and then share some things that I'm involved with to help educators make the most of this new technology. "

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September 6th: The App Backpack - Free Webinar September 6, 2012

September 6th: The App Backpack - Free Webinar September 6, 2012 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"While many schools may already have an Apple VPP program already in place, we know that a number of teachers will also be purchasing apps themselves. In this webinar, Greg and Beth will elaborate on the App Backpack blog post and explore free as well as paid-for apps to meet essential learning objectives.

 

This event will be held LIVE at 4:00 pm EST in our Blackboard Collaborate Room."

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Front Row Vocab - Great App for the Middle & Upper Grades - Teachers with Apps

Front Row Vocab - Great App for the Middle & Upper Grades - Teachers with Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Front Row Vocab, by Front Row Education, is a brilliant new app. They claim: interactive vocabulary learning software that figures out what you don’t know and helps you learn it. We, here at Teachers With Apps, can vouch for that!"

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Exploring the Use of the iPad for Literacy Learning

Exploring the Use of the iPad for Literacy Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The goal of this investigation was to explore how a fourth grade teacher could integrate iPads into her literacy instruction to simultaneously teach print-based and digital literacy goals.
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An example of using both print and digital in the classroom.

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Rubrics for Evaluating Educational Apps | AvatarGeneration

Rubrics for Evaluating Educational Apps | AvatarGeneration | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
How do you choose the best app for your classroom? Check out this great post from Tony Vincent on LearningHand, sharing his own rubric to help teachers evaluate educational apps and other rubric resources.
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App #19: Notebook for iPad – SMART Board iPad app [REVIEW]

App #19: Notebook for iPad – SMART Board iPad app [REVIEW] | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This weekend I was excited to see that an iPad SMART Board app has been released, at the end of August. I was flipping through my iPad reader on Zite when the title: SMART Boards and the Notebook for iPad App hit my eye"

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These back to school apps get straight As

These back to school apps get straight As | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
School supplies are no longer restricted to pens, folders and anything else you can find in a stationary store. In fact, many of the best learning tools around can comfortably fit into your pocket.
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Presenting with the iPad – Part 2 Setting up an Ad Hoc network « RJ Hogue Consulting

Presenting with the iPad – Part 2 Setting up an Ad Hoc network « RJ Hogue Consulting | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Setting up an Ad Hoc network (otherwise known as peer-to-peer network) is actually quite simple on the Mac. I think it is just as simple on the PC, however, I no longer have a PC laptop, such that I cannot test solutions."

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