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Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Great Note-taking Tools for Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: 7 Great Note-taking Tools for Teachers and Students | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This is another post that was prompted by a reader's email. The email was looking for a list of recommended note-taking tools. I've reviewed a lot of note-taking tools over the last five years, but I have never made a list. So here's my list of seven great note-taking tools for students and teachers."

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Shrewsbury schools to expand iPad pilot; 'technology fee' considered

Shrewsbury schools to expand iPad pilot; 'technology fee' considered | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Coupled with a plan to put iPads into the hands of more students, parents may be hit with a 'technology fee.'...
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The iPad’s Best Wallpaper App Updated with Retina Support & On Sale at 50% Off — iPad Insight

The iPad’s Best Wallpaper App Updated with Retina Support & On Sale at 50% Off — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you follow this site regularly you know that I do an iPad wallpapers post most weekends – and quite often the wallpapers featured come from the superb Pimp Your Screen app.
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CDW Survey: More Proof of iPad’s Enterprise Momentum — iPad Insight

CDW Survey: More Proof of iPad’s Enterprise Momentum — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"CDW are one of the US’ leading providers of technology and infrastructure to businesses of all sizes. So when they share their latest survey data on tablets – and iPad – adoption in the enterprise with me, I’m interested right away."

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Disable Automatic iTunes Backups for iPhone, iPad, and iPod

Disable Automatic iTunes Backups for iPhone, iPad, and iPod | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Having a backup of your iOS device and its settings is important, so rather than completely disabling iOS backups in iTunes, you can choose to selectively disable only the automatic backup process."

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Follow a National Geographic Expedition to Everest: Live

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Follow a National Geographic Expedition to Everest: Live | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The latest National Geographic magazine in the NG iPad app provides a realtime opportunity to track a current/live expedition to climb Mount Everest."

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iBook Lessons: Using Book Proofer to preview EPUB files

iBook Lessons: Using Book Proofer to preview EPUB files | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
iBooks Author is an amazing tool for laying out and publishing ebooks to iTunes.
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How to Save iPhone & iPad Apps & Downgrade an App to a Previous Version

How to Save iPhone & iPad Apps & Downgrade an App to a Previous Version | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We’ve all had the experience of one of our favorite app getting updated and the new version being worse than the previous version ..."

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Explore the Wonders of Morocco with New Fotopedia App for iPad | PadGadget

Explore the Wonders of Morocco with New Fotopedia App for iPad | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Fotopedia quickly became one of the most popular app developers in the photography category for the iPad due to the breathtaking images they bring to life. Today, the company has released their first Retina display compatible photography app, Fotopedia Morocco."

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Why the iPad Works for Writing

Why the iPad Works for Writing | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
When the first iPad launched in 2010, critics were quick to lampoon the device for being geared too heavily toward content consumption.
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8 iOS Apps for Budding Green Thumbs | Mac|Life

8 iOS Apps for Budding Green Thumbs | Mac|Life | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Smell that fresh, pungent aroma in the air? That's the smell of gardening season rapidly approaching. Well, that and pollen allergies. Depending on your location, it might not quite be time to roll up your sleeves and dig your hands in the earth just yet. But if you've got tilling soil, planting seeds, and plotting out your veggie garden masterpiece on your mind, then the App Store has some cool picks to get those green thumbs twitching."

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Course Design with iPad Apps: The DE Top 3 | Campbell University

Course Design with iPad Apps: The DE Top 3 | Campbell University | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Are you looking for ways to use your iPad to improve your course design? Distance Education presents their top 3 iPad Apps for improving course design.

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REVIEW: Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe | iPad.AppStorm

REVIEW: Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Following on from the success of the popular BBC television series of the same name, Brian Cox's Wonders of the Universe sees the popular scientist, lecturer, and former pop star present an app which makes use of both his typical style of breaking...
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Tap a Tune on Your iPad

Tap a Tune on Your iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Let your child Tap A Tune with this wonderful iPad app by Mindshapes! Bright illustrations and lively music are only part of its charm. See more in our video-review!
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Notable New iPad Apps: Total Film Magazine’s iPad Edition — iPad Insight

Notable New iPad Apps: Total Film Magazine’s iPad Edition — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Total Film, described as the modern movie brand for film fans, launched its iPad edition last week. It’s a very impressive looking title, one of the rare iPad magazines that feels like a genuine iPad edition.
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Flipboard for iPad Updated – Adds Audio Feeds and SoundCloud Connection — iPad Insight

Flipboard for iPad Updated – Adds Audio Feeds and SoundCloud Connection — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Flipboard, the flagship news / magazine app for the iPad, has been updated today – to Version 1.9.
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This app will help you find out your pet’s inner thoughts

This app will help you find out your pet’s inner thoughts | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If you’re a dog or cat lover, then you’ve probably wondered what they’re thinking about when they do the goofy things that they do. I People I know like to have one-sided conversations with their pets, but what if the conversation could go both ways?"

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REVIEW: Want-to-be Poets with iPads, Line and Verse is here to help | iGo With My iPad

REVIEW: Want-to-be Poets with iPads, Line and Verse is here to help | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"With Line & Verse, you, too, can write technically accurate poetry. It won’t make you a poet – Line & Verse won’t serve as your muse, unless you’re inspired to write an ode to iOS apps – but you should at least find it a breeze to keep the meter."

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Tips 2012 iPad App Guide #42: QuickGraph | TPACK iPad Project In Schools (TIPS)

Tips 2012 iPad App Guide #42: QuickGraph | TPACK iPad Project In Schools (TIPS) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"QuickGraph is simply the best graphing calculator app for the iPhone and iPad. Using a simple visual & touch interface, this app makes it easy to enter, edit, and visualise 2D and 3D algebraic equations and inequalities (optional) in all standard coordinate systems."

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Hello iPhoto for iPad & iPhone is an amazing new way to learn

Hello iPhoto for iPad & iPhone is an amazing new way to learn | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If there's one thing about iPhoto for iPad and iPhone that I've never been too happy with, it's that the apps aren't exactly self-explanatory and...
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REVIEW: Iris: The Beauty of Instagram on Your iPad | iPad.AppStorm

REVIEW: Iris: The Beauty of Instagram on Your iPad | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For a long time, the only platform you could use Instagram on was the iPhone. Uploading pictures is still only possible from your phone, but many of us would like to enjoy the images on a bigger screen like the Mac’s or the iPad’s. For the latter, there’s a beautiful new app that lets you immerse yourself in a beautiful Instagram experience. Readers, meet Iris. http://ow.ly/aXQpQ "

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These 10 Countries Love to Browse the Web From Their iPads | PadGadget

These 10 Countries Love to Browse the Web From Their iPads | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Website monitoring service Pingdom recently used its web-browsing data from its StatCounter (based on visitor stats from more than three million sites) to determine the ten most iPad friendly countries in the world, and the results might just...
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Creating Content on the iPad – from Greg | Leading Change in Changing Times

Creating Content on the iPad – from Greg | Leading Change in Changing Times | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In a continued quest to find ways that iPads can be not only consumption, but creation devices, I recently worked with a high school psychology class (@alisonshaver’s class) where students were working in pairs to create children’s books about various psychological disorders. The app we used for the project was BookCreator http://ow.ly/aXEZe. We chose the app for its ease of use, ability to record audio directly into the book and the ability to export the final product as both an eBook and PDF file.

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The iPad Is The Future Of Education

The iPad Is The Future Of Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For the past years, Apple has been showcasing the educational advantages of devices like Macs, iPhones and iPods on its Apple in Education website. Since the introduction of the iPad in 2010, however, the company has been making an effort to position the device as the best tool now available to teachers and students to improve the quality of education and level of engagement. The dedicated iPad in Education webpage showcases recent moves by Apple such as iBooks Textbooks and the iTunes U iOS app."

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Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better

Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
One of the iPad's more intriguing business uses is making presentations before a live audience. The device is portable and fun to use, and the swipe and pinch gestures can make for some dramatic presentations.
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