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9 Great Math iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

9 Great Math iPad Apps for Teachers and Students | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"After publishing Free Web Resources for Math teachers, we got some emails from our readers asking about math apps for iPad. Digging through the different resources online we came up with the list below. This list is not conclusive and we might have missed other apps but the ones mentioned below are among the best ones available on iTunes market.We do have a strict evaluating system by which we judge whether to include apps in our lists or not and unless they have good ratings, you would definitely not find them here."

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8 iOS Apps for Karaoke Lovers | Mac|Life

8 iOS Apps for Karaoke Lovers | Mac|Life | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Not everyone is into belting out off-key ditties along to cheesy MIDI-blips in front of total strangers in a dark room, but you'd be surprised how many folks out there flock to karaoke for their late night kicks. Karaoke is practically a religion for some avid pub crawlers, and it's a staple of small town and big city nightlife alike. We've been bitten by the bug too, which is why we just had to compile this list of great apps for karaoke addicts. Grab some ear plugs and follow us!"

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My Book List 2.0 Free for iOS: Track To-Be-Read and Already-Read Books - Teachers with Apps

My Book List 2.0 Free for iOS: Track To-Be-Read and Already-Read Books - Teachers with Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Independent developer Giacomo Balli today is pleased to announce My Book List 2.0 free for iOS, an update to his books app that allows users to easily track books they plan to read, as well as books that they have already read. The ideal repository for book recommendations gathered from friends, reviews, and other sources, the app will locate the actual book cover and store it on its iBook-like shelf or as an entry on a list. The app can also access all the book titles, charts, covers, descriptions, and acquisition options in any of the iBookstores worldwide, Amazon, and the free texts at Google Books."

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Started iPad Rock Star Boot Camp Today | SchoolTechnology.org

Started iPad Rock Star Boot Camp Today | SchoolTechnology.org | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Today was my first lesson in my new iPad Rock Star Boot Camp that I am doing with the 4th and 5th graders at my elementary school. The funny things is that I know nothing about music — just to prove that anyone can really rock the iPad if they know a few tricks. So here are the things that we covered today."

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Apps #17 and #18: iSmug and uSmug

Apps #17 and #18: iSmug and uSmug | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Following my short review of the photo backup and sharing service Smugmug, I'd like to share two apps that allow for photo viewing on the iPad or iPhone. First, iSmug ($1.99, iTunes link) is a...
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One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps

One iPad in the Classroom? – Top 10 Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"From a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programme to a 1:1 iPad initiative there are a number of options available to schools when embracing new technology in the classroom. Consequently it is becoming common for school leaders to purchase a device to trial in the classroom before making any real financial commitment."

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Top 5 iPad Apps for the (Experienced!) Educator #edchat

Top 5 iPad Apps for the (Experienced!) Educator #edchat | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The majority of apps for the iPad are so intuitive that they are very easy to use. Indeed, developers who are successful, concentrate on simplicity to allow those of us with little technical know-how to use their product. This post is in response to a request for a follow up to the ‘Top 5 Back to School Apps‘. The apps below have multiple uses in school and have become integral to classroom practice for staff and students alike."

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Three Cheers for iPodagogy (or is that iPadagogy) « MHSS iPad Project

Three Cheers for iPodagogy (or is that iPadagogy) « MHSS iPad Project | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In the term since starting the three 1:2 classes in our iPad Project, there has been an excited buzz throughout the school. Of course students are really excited to be using mobile devices. But the biggest impact is definitely not about the devices themselves but the way they are changing learning for our students."

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good, Free iPad Timeline Apps for History Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good, Free iPad Timeline Apps for History Students | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"As a student I loved looking at timelines in my social studies textbooks. As a history teacher I still love timelines. Timelines in a web browser or as a stand-alone app can offer students more information than a paper-based timeline. Recently, I spent a little time looking for free timeline apps to use on my iPad. While there are a lot of paid apps I didn't find too many free ones that I liked, but I did find three. Here are the three that I like."

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AirPlay Direct Could Be The Best Business And Classroom Presentation Tool Ever | Cult of Mac

AirPlay Direct Could Be The Best Business And Classroom Presentation Tool Ever | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If Apple does announce AirPlay Direct, a new version of AirPlay that doesn’t require a Wi-Fi network, the company will have made the lives of business travelers, trainers, and educators even easier. It will probably also make network administrators in both business and education a bit happier as well."

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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic – Apps for Learning the Basics | PadGadget

Reading, Writing and Arithmetic – Apps for Learning the Basics | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Send the kids back to school this year with an arsenal of education. Instead of fighting with your third grader over how much time he should spend practicing his multiplication, give him something fun to play instead.
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How to send a video with iMessage from your iPhone or iPad | iMore.com

How to send a video with iMessage from your iPhone or iPad | iMore.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you've got an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5 or higher you've got iMessage, Apple's free MMS-like service that works with any other iOS device, and Mac running OS X Mountain Lion, to let you easily send videos without paying your...
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Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC] | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
This infographic shows that kids are way more into tablets than you might have guessed.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Visual Anatomy - An App for Anatomy Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Visual Anatomy - An App for Anatomy Students | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Visual Anatomy is an iPad app designed to help students learn the names of muscles, bones, organs, and systems in the human body. To use the app students select a system then click on the pinmarks in each image to learn about those parts of the body. The free version of the app has 300 pinmarks in standard resolution. The paid version of the app has 700 pinmarks with high resolution images."

 

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Disable the iTunes Store to Prevent Unwanted Purchases

Disable the iTunes Store to Prevent Unwanted Purchases | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the best ways to kid-proof (and generally fool proof) an iPhone or iPad is to turn off in-app purchases. That’s great for the iOS world, but for the desktop you can do something similar by disabling access to the iTunes Store completely, this will prevent unintended purchases of apps, music, movies, books, or anything else, by blocking access to the entire store."

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How to sort and organize alerts in Notification Center on iPhone and iPad | iMore.com

How to sort and organize alerts in Notification Center on iPhone and iPad | iMore.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The whole point of Notification Center is to make it easier to view alerts and stay up to date on the tasks that matter the most to you. By default, Notification Center will add app alerts in the order in which the app was installed.
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Kindle App For iOS Updated With New Layouts, Notebook, Adjustable Margins | Cult of Mac

Kindle App For iOS Updated With New Layouts, Notebook, Adjustable Margins | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The universal Kindle App for iOS was updated today with quite a few new features for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. "

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Keep Your Kids Entertained with These Educational iPad Video Apps | PadGadget

Keep Your Kids Entertained with These Educational iPad Video Apps | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It’s no secret that kids are naturally drawn to iPads, which can work to your favor. If you have an upcoming car trip or doctor’s appointment and need to keep your kids entertained, download one of these video apps that are fun and exciting to watch, but also educational. Your kids will be little angels, quietly watching entertaining videos – and as a bonus, they might just learn a thing or two."

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Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools

Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"As schools get ready to deploy iPads this year, each one is scrambling to figure out how to develop an efficient and effective system that works. With no standardized system or uniform roadmap to follow, at the moment, it’s up to individual schools to reach out through their networks to find information about best practices and smooth, streamlined service."

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Technology invades the classroom (infographic)

Technology invades the classroom (infographic) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Ever wondered about the impact apps and devices like the iPad are having on the classroom in 2012. Many students this year will start their school year using tablet computers.
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Teaching like it's 2999: 10 Tips for Getting Started in your New iClassroom

Teaching like it's 2999: 10 Tips for Getting Started in your New iClassroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The question continues to arise: OK, I'm getting iPads... How do I begin? While I've written posts about it here or there, it can be a pain to search an entire blog to find just what you need. So for your convenience, below I've curated 10 tips for getting started on your new iAdventure:"

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Good Free Apps of the Day: FIVE McGraw-Hill apps go FREE for a very limited time! - Smart Apps For Kids

Good Free Apps of the Day: FIVE McGraw-Hill apps go FREE for a very limited time!  - Smart Apps For Kids | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
McGraw-Hill has made five of their Everyday Mathematics apps free for a limited time! All of the apps work on both the iPad and iPhone. I can't find any info as to how long they will be free, so download now if you want them.
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Apple to Update AirPlay, Wi-Fi Router No Longer Required | PadGadget

Apple to Update AirPlay, Wi-Fi Router No Longer Required | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
According to a new report from The Telegraph, Apple will be updating its AirPlay streaming technology in the coming months. Currently, you need a Wi-Fi network to use AirPlay, but that’s set to change.
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How to disable Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad | iMore.com

How to disable Notification Center banners, popups, badges, and sounds on your iPhone and iPad | iMore.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

" Luckily, Notification Center also lets you turn off those banners, popups, badges, and sounds on an app-by-app basis, so you get to decide what's important enough to get your attention. That's right, serenity -- and sanity! -- can be yours again in just a few simple steps."

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Drafts for iPad: Write Anything | iPad.AppStorm

Drafts for iPad: Write Anything | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
When it comes to note taking and writing apps, it seems like there are a million different options to choose from, all of them with their own little perks and quirks.
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