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iOS 5.0.1 Now Available | PadGadget

iOS 5.0.1 Now Available | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Earlier today , Apple finally released iOS 5.0.1. The update includes a fix for battery life issues that some iPhone 4S users are experiencing, Siri improvements for Australian users, multitasking gestures for the first generation iPad, and an important fix for the Smart Cover security flaw that was revealed last month."

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25 Free Handy iPad Apps for Productivity | iEnticement

25 Free Handy iPad Apps for Productivity | iEnticement | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In this ultimate roundup we’re sharing must have apps of iPad for increase your productivity as newbie and professionals, all of these are on top download app categories..."

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Editions by AOL Updated: Available in UK and Canada, and Adds New Sections — iPad Insight

Editions by AOL Updated: Available in UK and Canada, and Adds New Sections — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Editions by AOL – one of the newer customizable iPad magazines – has been updated this week, to Version 1.1.7. The biggest news in this update is that the app is now available in the UK and Canada. Good stuff."

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iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Steve Jobs / Apple Tribute by Ellen Once Again

iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - Steve Jobs / Apple Tribute by Ellen Once Again | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Our friends over at the excellent Music Apps blog in Brazil alerted us to this new video by (iPad) Musician and allround Superstar Ellen.

Covering songs used in Apple's adverts, it is a personal tribute to both Apple and Steve Jobs, created and recorded entirely on the iPad and shot with an iPhone 4. Ellen does it Once Again!"

 

Youtube Link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VO4-F55nCyA#!

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Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment -- THE Journal

Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment -- THE Journal | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"ELL instructors, like those in other disciplines, are discovering the benefits of iPads in the classroom. With some advance planning and appropriate training for teachers, schools can avoid an awkward or stressful deployment."

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7 iPad apps for note taking, drawing & brainstorming: Ideate, Note Plus & Scribbie : Shiny Shiny

7 iPad apps for note taking, drawing & brainstorming: Ideate, Note Plus & Scribbie : Shiny Shiny | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"So ditch your notebook, your post-its and your dictaphone and try out some of these iPad applications, created to make note taking quick and easy."

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iSequence « techchef4u

iSequence « techchef4u | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In an effort to incorporate the iPads into small group intervention stations for middle school math, I spent a few hours collaborating with Cheryl Mutz, an NEISD district Math Instructional Specialist, to create an apptivity to support the study of sequences in 8th Math."

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Quixey: App Search Engine | iPad Curriculum

Quixey: App Search Engine | iPad Curriculum | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Have you ever attempted an app search? It is a miserable experience, unless you already know what you are looking for, you are out of luck! Quixey changes all of that by powering app searches across multiple platforms (Android, Bada, BlackBerry, Chrome extensions, Chrome web apps, Facebook, Firefox add-ons, IE add-ons, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Symbian, Web, WebOS, Windows, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone)."

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Shuffler.fm launches Flipboard-style app for music discovery on the iPad | TNW Apps

Shuffler.fm launches Flipboard-style app for music discovery on the iPad | TNW Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Music blogs have been influential tastemakers for some time when it comes to breaking new acts. Shuffler.fm is a music discovery service designed to help users navigate the music shared by blogs in a visual way, and today it’s arrived on the iPad."

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How to View Flash on the iPad (…and other iOS Devices) | Wired Educator

How to View Flash on the iPad (…and other iOS Devices) | Wired Educator | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"ow can I view Flash sites on an iPad? I have been asked this question often enough. I have recommended iPads to many individuals and schools and occasionally someone asks this very question."

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The Apple iPad Trends and Statistics 3 | YUDU

The Apple iPad Trends and Statistics 3 | YUDU | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Going into 2012, the Apple iPad and the Apple iPad2 find thmesleves in an ever-increasing pool of competitiors..."

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Special Segment: Techno Tots | abc7chicago.com

Special Segment: Techno Tots | abc7chicago.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
In a world where smart phones and iPads are as interesting to children as books and crayons, questions are being raised about the long term effects.
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Mobile Learning4Special Needs - Apps

Mobile Learning4Special Needs - Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

 

This wiki contains 120 apps categorized into 14 categories for students with special needs.  Included are video tutorials and case studies.


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iPads Motivate Students to Learn, Improve the Education Experience | MacTrast

iPads Motivate Students to Learn, Improve the Education Experience | MacTrast | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Elementary Schools in Clover, South Carolina are praising the iPad for classroom use, reports WCNC, claiming that the iPads help their students learn, and motivate them to be more involved in their education."

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Top Five Security Settings for Apple iPhones and iPads | infosec ISLAND

Top Five Security Settings for Apple iPhones and iPads | infosec ISLAND | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Apple mobile devices are among the most popular gadgets today. In fact, Apple reports that 250 million iOS devices have been sold and 18 million apps downloaded. I often find that, while the popularity of these devices increases, many don’t understand the basic security features that Apple makes available to them."

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Jobs Saw it Coming: Adobe Finally Gives Up on Flash for Mobile Devices | PadGadget

"Adobe has officially decided to halt development toward future versions of Flash for mobile devices."

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TEDxManhattanBeach - Thomas Suarez - iPhone Application Developer. . .and 6th Grader

"Thomas Suarez is a 6th grade student at a middle school in the South Bay. Tom been fascinated by computers and technology since before kindergarten. Recently, he's been focused on the development of applications for the iPhone, and has established his own company, CarrotCorp. "

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Project Based Learning & iPad Integration

"In this http://POWERONTEXAS.COM video you can see at ACU the belief is that motivated and capable teacher candidates can and should be involved in research. ..."

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Northern Suburban Special Education District: iTechnology Pilot Study Outcomes

Northern Suburban Special Education District: iTechnology Pilot Study Outcomes | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In the spring of the 2010-2011 school year, the Early Childhood and Educational and Life Skills (EC/ELS) Program at NSSED conducted a study to determine whether or not the use of iTechnologies (iPod Touch and iPad) in the classroom had a positive impact on student outcomes."

 

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iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - iPad Workflow for Comic Art by Kyle Lambert

iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - iPad Workflow for Comic Art by Kyle Lambert | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Can you create a digital comic using just the iPad? Kyle Lambert (one of our favourite artists) thinks so."

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2012 iPad Program Doc’s. | iPads 4 Learning @ MLC

2012 iPad Program Doc’s. | iPads 4 Learning @ MLC | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Regarding our 1:1 iPad Program commencing at the beginning of 2012 in our year 6 and 7 cohorts, i have attached all relevant documents which have been part of informing parents and our community about our iPad happenings so far. All documents are in PDF format and can be downloaded."

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iPhone and iPad Apps Gone Free – November 8 Roundup | iOSnoops

iPhone and iPad Apps Gone Free – November 8 Roundup | iOSnoops | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Looking to fill up your iPhone or iPad with free apps? Great deals are constantly popping up in the App Store, and here are 35 iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are now free."

 

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iPad in Education | School Distrct of Palm Beach County

iPad in Education | School Distrct of Palm Beach County | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

This Wiki will house information related to the iPad in Education sponsored by the Department of Educational Technology in the School District of Palm Beach County.

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After three months in classrooms, iPads eliminate excuses and change learning

After three months in classrooms, iPads eliminate excuses and change learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Ben White asked his sixth-grade students if his hair looked OK. As he prepared to be on camera, his Webb School of Knoxville students opened video apps on their iPads to record White giving them their homework assignment.
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Apps I Have Loved -- THE Journal

Apps I Have Loved -- THE Journal | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Ask district IT leaders which mobile apps they rely on and they’ll tell you--and tell you, and tell you. Here, they share their favorites.
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