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Music Discovery Apps Featured in iPad App Store This Week — iPad Insight

Music Discovery Apps Featured in iPad App Store This Week — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Each week the iPad App Store has a few featured sections that highlight a particular category of apps. This week Music Discovery is one of these and it’s a great looking group of apps that are highlighted.
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Top 10 children’s apps for Smartphones and Tablets

Top 10 children’s apps for Smartphones and Tablets | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Check out here Top 10 children’s apps for Smartphones and Tablets. TSomes is bringing you some of the top 10 apps for children...
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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 had the privilege of teaching with an iPad in my grade one class."
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Four Fun Math Apps

Four Fun Math Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"“Mom, can I play that math game?” These words are a frequent refrain around my house these days, and they’re music to my ears. Here’s a look at four great math apps my kids are not just enjoying, they’re begging to play."
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View from the Library » Blog Archive » Ipad Apps tried and tested!

"Here are some links to useful apps and setup structures:"
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Google Earth for iPad, iPhone gets 3D cities and guided tours | Digital Trends

Google Earth for iPad, iPhone gets 3D cities and guided tours | Digital Trends | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A Google Earth update for iOS devices rolled out Thursday adds some cool 3D imagery and a neat 'virtual tour' function.
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Janet L. Ort's comment, July 31, 2012 3:20 PM
Good stuff
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Google Now Lets You ‘Handwrite’ Your Search Queries On Your iDevice

Google Now Lets You ‘Handwrite’ Your Search Queries On Your iDevice | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
How's your handwriting? As long as it results in the least bit of legibility, you can put it to use with Google’s latest mobile search innovation. Google has already provided users of touchscreen mobile devices with plenty of search innovations.
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REVIEW: Groundbreaking CGI Interactive Storybook: Kodee's Canoe - Echo for iPad - Teachers with Apps

REVIEW: Groundbreaking CGI Interactive Storybook: Kodee's Canoe - Echo for iPad - Teachers with Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"With a unique and charming design, stunning tappable CGI animation on every page, and a focus on soft science and learning to read, Kodee’s Canoe ‘Echo’ will keep children entertained for hours. Follow Kodee and Raccoon as they find themselves puzzled by the mysterious voices that are coming from a small island on the lake. Included is a fun feature where you can speak into your iPad and hear your voice return to you as an echo."
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The AppAdvice Week In Review -- AppAdvice

The AppAdvice Week In Review -- AppAdvice | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The first iOlympics arrived, as did OS X Mountain Lion. These stories and more made news this week.
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25 Tips to Become an INSTANT iPad Power-User

25 Tips to Become an INSTANT iPad Power-User | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Tips from Mac Life Magazine.


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Jon Samuelson
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The Best iPad Tips and Tricks

The Best iPad Tips and Tricks | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
These best tips and tricks come in handy especially when you've just got an iPad in your hand.
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iPad Apps for Middle School | iPad in Schools

iPad Apps for Middle School | iPad in Schools | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
This is a list of iPod and iPad apps that can be used in middle school learning environments.
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Patrizia Tirel's comment, July 28, 2012 3:58 AM
Could be tablet-PCs a better alternative to iPads? I wonder why there are only iPads being offered....
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iPad Navigation: How to Use Your iPad & GPS to Find & Map Your Way

iPad Navigation: How to Use Your iPad & GPS to Find & Map Your Way | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You may think navigation with the iPad is impossible without a data plan of some kind or be surprised to learn you can access a live map on a moving bus without Wi-Fi. You can actually do both.
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Weekend iPad Wallpapers: Big Cat — iPad Insight

Weekend iPad Wallpapers: Big Cat — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
This weekend’s featured iPad walllpaper is the spectacular White Siberian Tiger shot shown above on my iPad lock screen.
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Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (7/24-7/30) | Leading Change in Changing Times

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (7/24-7/30) | Leading Change in Changing Times | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This week, we completed our 10th Annual Summer Teaching with Technology Workshop Series. During that time, we taught five iPad workshops ranging from Leveraging iPads, Laptops, and other Digital Tools to Create Differentiated Learning Environments to The iPad Classroom to iPads, ePubs, & iBooks Author. We often say that we learn as much from our participants as they learn from us. To prove it, we’ve compiled a Top 10 List of what we learned this summer."

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Kentucky Department of Education Puts News An App | LEX18.com | Lexington, Kentucky

Kentucky Department of Education Puts News An App | LEX18.com | Lexington, Kentucky | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
FRANKFORT (AP) - The Kentucky Department of Education has launched a new app that allows users of iPhones, iPads and iPods easy access to information from the agency. The KDE News app is available as a free download.
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iPads in Education is on holidays!

I'm taking a much needed break so you'll notice very infrequent postings to iPads in Education until I return next week due to spotty wifi in the wilds of northern Ontario, Canada!

Enjoying the "unplugged" sensation while it lasts! Cheers!

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Free Technology for Teachers: Beyond the App - You Found an App, Now What?

"With all of the technology integration and the plethora of academic apps flooding the market, the time is ripe for teachers to take advantage of these teaching tools.  More and more, classrooms are incorporating iPods and iPads into everyday instruction.  This is such a gift for today’s students.  There is no denying that iDevices, when used efficiently, are some of our greatest teaching tools.  However, using this technology for effective instruction is a challenge that teachers need to face and accept."
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Learn About Heart Disease with iHeart Touch – iPad App Review | PadGadget

Learn About Heart Disease with iHeart Touch – iPad App Review | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"Nucleus Medical Media has designed this iPad app, iHeart Touch, to assist doctors with patient education on both the diagnosis and progression of coronary artery disease, so it has all of the information you need on heart issues."
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You Won’t Forget Anything on Your Next Trip with Packing Pro – iPad App Review | PadGadget

You Won’t Forget Anything on Your Next Trip with Packing Pro – iPad App Review | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Summer is a time for travel, and whether you’re simply heading across the country to visit family or making the trek across the pond for the once in a lifetime chance to see the London Olympics, you’ll want to download this packing app.
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How to Cancel an iPad Newspaper or Magazine Subscription — iPad Insight

How to Cancel an iPad Newspaper or Magazine Subscription — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
I see this question asked on iPad and iOS forums often lately: how do I cancel an iPad subscription to XYZ magazine (or newspaper)?
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Canadian Divers Utilizing the iPad to their Advantage at London 2012 Olympics

Canadian Divers Utilizing the iPad to their Advantage at London 2012 Olympics | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad has become an essential tool at the London 2012 Olympics, changing the way diving coaches are able to show and instruct video to divers. Aaron Dziver coaches Canadian Olympians Alexandre Despatie, Reuben Ross, and Jennifer Abel.
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Top 25 Best Free iPad Apps: the Best of the Best of Our Weekly ...

Top 25 Best Free iPad Apps: the Best of the Best of Our Weekly ... | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
One of the best things about using an iPad is the great apps that we can run on it. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad.
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How to Add Gmail Calendars to an iPad

How to Add Gmail Calendars to an iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You can quickly and easily add your Google Calendar information to your iPad and use Google instead of (or as well as) iCloud calendars. Here's how to add your Gmail account to your iPad via the Settings app.
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iPad Today 108 | Mountain Lion marries iOS, LastPass, Art Set

iPad Today 108 | Mountain Lion marries iOS, LastPass, Art Set | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We show off Mountain Lion features that act like iOS, Apple's insane iPad sales, Dropbox shared folders, Art Set, iTunes U!"

 

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