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Top 12 Comprehension Apps | Reading Rockets

Top 12 Comprehension Apps | Reading Rockets | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The ultimate goal of reading is good comprehension. We've gathered information about apps that provide practice with specific comprehension skills, including sequencing, differentiating between fact and opinion, developing word awareness (through antonyms, synonyms, and homophones), as well as several mind mapping apps."

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Text-to-Speech for PDF on iPad or iPhone with Voice Reader | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner

Text-to-Speech for PDF on iPad or iPhone with Voice Reader | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Voice Reader is a low cost ($1.99) app for iPad or iPhone that provides text-to-speech that reads PDF’ files aloud–in 21 languages, with 32 available voices."

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NewsFlash – a Very Clean, Fast News & RSS Reader for iPad — iPad Insight

NewsFlash – a Very Clean, Fast News & RSS Reader for iPad — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
NewsFlash is a relatively new breaking news and headlines RSS reader app for the iPad and iPhone. It uses quite a simple interface and offers breaking news and top stories from around the world and in a number of languages.
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Use A Screensaver As Your Desktop Wallpaper [Video How-To] | Cult of Mac

Use A Screensaver As Your Desktop Wallpaper [Video How-To] | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Ever wanted to spruce up your plain, boring desktop? There’s actually a way you can use your screensaver as your desktop wallpaper. In this video, I’ll show you two different ways of going about doing this."

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Complete Guide to educational and special needs apps, complete list at One Place for Special Needs

Complete Guide to educational and special needs apps, complete list at One Place for Special Needs | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"With over 300,000 apps it's easy to become overwhelmed by the number of app choices. It's also easy to spend a small fortune on a lot of useless apps. As a special needs parent I wanted to get right to the "good stuff" and figured you did too. Check out our guide that breaks down the best of the apps by skill set so you can easily find and buy apps that most benefit your child. Great for kids with autism, ADHD, apraxia, learning disability, sensory issues and more. Included are apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and some Android apps."

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NASA Gets into Games – Releases Free Air Traffic Control for iPad and iPhone | PadGadget

NASA Gets into Games – Releases Free Air Traffic Control for iPad and iPhone | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Sector 33 is a new educational game from NASA that allows anyone to step into the shoes of an Air Traffic Controller."

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Makers of Jot iPad Stylus introduces their JotStudio Art App – FREE this week only! | iGo With My iPad

Makers of Jot iPad Stylus introduces their JotStudio Art App – FREE this week only! | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Adonit has released their own drawing/painting iPad app. Below we will cover what the JotStudio app does for you, but let us point out that it is free this week only."

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Now we're talkin'!

Got yourself a new iPad2 and looking for some ideas on where to get started? Check out Joe Dale's new daily podcast!

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8 Expensive iPad Apps Worth the Cost - TheStreet

8 Expensive iPad Apps Worth the Cost - TheStreet | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You might be used to getting all of your apps for free, but some pricier ones can actually pay for themselves.
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Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) | ZDNet

Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) | ZDNet | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad is a great tool for doing web research, especially when used with Evernote and Skitch. Here is how I do it on a daily basis.
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More advanced photo editing on the iPad | iGo With My iPad

More advanced photo editing on the iPad | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There are some things that just work better on a tablet over a desktop. Photo enhancing/editing keeps getting more powerful on the iPad. Tapping, pinching and sliding all works more naturally for zooming into spots on a photo for fine tuning."

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10 extremely awesome iPad tips and tricks | ZDNet

10 extremely awesome iPad tips and tricks | ZDNet | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Think you know all there is to know about your iPad? Think again!
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First iPad App for Children With Autism « Physician's Weekly Blog

First iPad App for Children With Autism « Physician's Weekly Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
App developers and education and informatics researchers from the University of Edinburgh have collaborated on a new iPad game called FindMe — the first-ever attempt to fuse autism research with iPad gaming. The app could help improve social skills in autistic children as young as 18 months.
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TypeWay iPad Keyboard Adapts To Fit Your Hands Perfectly

TypeWay iPad Keyboard Adapts To Fit Your Hands Perfectly | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The limitations of typing on a touchscreen hinder how effective tablets can be as productivity tools. There is hope, though, at least for iPad users. This TypeWay keyboard supposedly makes things easier, by adapting the key layout for each user.
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Using an iPad to Boost Productivity

Using an iPad to Boost Productivity | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Jaime and Mark Van Wye, owners of dog-training franchise Zoom Room, say they're running a more efficient business thanks to tablet technology."

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Apple’s New iBooks Won’t School College Bookstores Any Time Soon

Apple’s New iBooks Won’t School College Bookstores Any Time Soon | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"On its face, matching iPad textbooks with college students seems almost perfect. But Apple’s plans for its new iBookstore, from the way it has structured book purchases to its development strategy for multimedia e-books, doesn’t seem like it’s well suited for the college textbook market at all — if it even has that target in mind."

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Photogene for iPad Updated – Support for Evernote, Tumblr & More — iPad Insight

Photogene for iPad Updated – Support for Evernote, Tumblr & More — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Photogene for iPad, one of the more capable photo editing / effects apps for the iPad, has had a major update this week, to Version 3.3.
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Hot Apps 4 HOTS Live in iTunes! « techchef4u

Hot Apps 4 HOTS Live in iTunes! « techchef4u | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"After months of work and preparation, our ”Hot Apps 4 HOTS” ePub is now officially available in the iBookStore for download.  The book includes 9 step-by-step apptivities that focus on each level of Bloom’s (some levels have more than one apptivity). "

 

Note: Just downloaded this and it's pretty AWESOME! - John

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iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Tune-in Tuesday: This Week's iOS Made Music

iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Tune-in Tuesday: This Week's iOS Made Music | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Creating music on an iPad is one of the most enjoyable things we (try to) do and it is a real joy for us to hear what other people are making on their iPad."

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iPad vs. laptop Part 1 | Elementary School Tech Ideas

iPad vs. laptop Part 1 | Elementary School Tech Ideas | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"I believe that I have now gotten to the point of giving up my laptop (MacBook Pro) and just use my iPad 2 for everything that I do. My poor laptop has not left my desk for months, but how do I really get things done (like work) on my measly little iPad (16 GB model)?"

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Top 5 Apps for Organizing School Work | Edudemic

Top 5 Apps for Organizing School Work | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"While digital media gives us nearly unlimited access to info, organizing that info is critical–and that’s where these five resources can come in handy."

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iPaddiction: Draw Venn for iPad

iPaddiction: Draw Venn for iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In every classroom setting, I always start with the educational content that students need to discover and build tech tools around that. At 8:00 am yesterday, I knew we were going to discuss the two different major armies in the American Revolutionary War. With that came us describing each advantage that the armies had while fighting. This led to some differences that they had as well."

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iPad Basics: How To Use Notification Center on the iPad — iPad Insight

iPad Basics: How To Use Notification Center on the iPad — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Notification Center is one of the headline features in iOS 5. It’s a major improvement to how notifications were previously delivered in iOS and it works wonderfully well on the iPad.
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Making your selection count!

Making your selection count! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Just got yourself an iPad2 and looking for some ideas on where to get started? Check out Joe Dale's new daily podcast!

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Top social media apps for the iPad 2 unveiled at Macworld

Top social media apps for the iPad 2 unveiled at Macworld | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"During the 2012 Macworld | iWorld conference, social media guru Shellie L. Hall reveals the top social media apps for the iPad 2."

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