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7 Must-Have Apps for Calculus

7 Must-Have Apps for Calculus | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
With all of its limits, functions, derivatives and formulas, calculus can make a student’s head swim. The 7 must-have apps for calculus help clear up some of the confusion.
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Deja Drop

Deja Drop | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the most read post on this blog occurred on August 27, 2011.  At that time, I talked about using Dropbox as a Hand-in Folder for the classroom.  It’s a great concept…".

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A new app helps autism students in the classroom | wlbz2.com

A new app helps autism students in the classroom | wlbz2.com | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Developers at the Pittsburgh-based company Interbots have been working with the Barber National Institute in Erie, Pennsylvania to create a game that focuses specifically on the needs of children with autism."

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10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers - Distance Education.org

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers - Distance Education.org | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Each of these education and productivity apps offers users a platform that will help them to manage the many tasks that they will encounter during the course of their studies.
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iPaddiction: iPad App Organization via Sonic Pics

iPaddiction: iPad App Organization via Sonic Pics | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
"One of our model classroom teachers, Tina Mills, has really utilized the folder aspect of the iPads. She has had students organize the apps according to similarity. This provides students the choice to use an app, but provides some direction from the teacher. "
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Free Technology for Teachers: From Ideas to iBooks - Great Advice

Free Technology for Teachers: From Ideas to iBooks - Great Advice | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
"One of the most popular posts earlier this month was about the free iBook Hot Apps 4 HOTS published by Lisa Johnson and Yolanda Barker. I was just looking at Lisa's blog and discovered that she has outlined the steps taken to get Hot Apps 4 HOTS from an idea to an iBook. The blog post includes Johnson and Barker's Blog Talk Radio episode in which they discuss the process."
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The world’s most comprehensive list of iPad apps for tweens (and their parents)

The world’s most comprehensive list of iPad apps for tweens (and their parents) | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
It used to be easy to pick out appropriate iPad fare for my son and I to enjoy together. What amuses a toddler or young child, however, doesn’t necessarily engage a tween.
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iPad Apps For Writers: iPad/iPhone Apps AppList

iPad Apps For Writers: iPad/iPhone Apps AppList | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad's large screen is a fantastic canvas for penning the ne...

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88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning [Infographic]

88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning [Infographic] | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Would you like some brain food for your iPhone? Here's a list of the 88 best iOS mobile learning apps to get smart on-the-go.
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some interesting apps

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Top Five Newspaper iPad Apps | PadGadget

Top Five Newspaper iPad Apps | PadGadget | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
If you’re still getting your favorite newspaper delivered to your doorstep, it’s time to get with the program. Print is out, and digital is in.
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Change the Voice & Accent of Spoken Text Selection in iOS

Change the Voice & Accent of Spoken Text Selection in iOS | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Change the Voice & Accent of Spoken Text Selection in iOS...
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Technology with Intention | Free iBook: Student Guide to iPads & iOS 6

Technology with Intention | Free iBook: Student Guide to iPads & iOS 6 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPhone User Guide for iOS 6 has been out for a few weeks now, but Apple hasn’t yet released one for the iPad & iOS 6. Rather than wait, I decided to write a bare-bones intro to iPad & iOS 6 for my students – just enough to get comfortable with basic iPad use and get organized."

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Enjoy World Renown Art and Design on the iPad with Top Museum Apps | PadGadget

Enjoy World Renown Art and Design on the iPad with Top Museum Apps | PadGadget | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"There are a number of apps which aim to recreate the museum experience for the users who constitute its virtual patrons."

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CHART OF THE DAY: Where The iPad Fails In Comparison To A Normal Computer

CHART OF THE DAY: Where The iPad Fails In Comparison To A Normal Computer | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad isn't an everyday computer yet.
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The new iPad Mini: Some things to consider.

The new iPad Mini: Some things to consider. | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about getting the iPad Mini, for teaching or not. Based on the speculation currently at hand:"

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Innovate My School - Managing your iPads

Innovate My School - Managing your iPads | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Using tablet PCs in the classroom currently seems to be one of the most hotly debated topics in education, with iPads fast becoming the tablet of choice for many schools. Discussions are flying over the best educational apps, ways to use iPads in the classroom and across the curriculum, and how best to manage multiple devices"

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Siri Speaks to Me - iPads in Education

Siri Speaks to Me - iPads in Education | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Siri (voice recognition software on the iPhone) has made my life easier and most importantly it has increased my productivity. "How?

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Technology Tailgate: 30 iPods & the Common Core

Technology Tailgate: 30 iPods & the Common Core | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
"Here are the Apps that we will use in October, November, and December. I wish I would have saved screen shots from August and September."
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A Teachmeet on iPads

A Teachmeet on iPads | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Next Month, November the 8th to be exact I am hosting a Teachmeet on iPads. This is an event I have organised in partnership with Mr Mark Warner who runs the Teaching Appz and Teaching Ideas sites....
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Redefining Medicine With Apps and iPads - The Digital Doctor

Redefining Medicine With Apps and iPads - The Digital Doctor | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

Technology has given clinicians new tools to diagnose symptoms, decide treatments and to share information, changing what it means to be a doctor or a patient.


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The Social News Discovery Visual Browser for iPads: Rockmelt

 

Robin Good: If you have an iPad and you are looking for a better way to find, discover, browse, search and consume news stories, the new Rockmelt browser for iPads is definitely worth a road test.

 

Unlike other popular browsers, "rather than showing you a big, empty window--or just whatever site you were looking at the last time you used it--Rockmelt offers up a visual stream of personalized content, culled from friends on Facebook and Twitter, RSS subscriptions, and sites that fall into your designated categories of interest.

 

 

Source: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1670978/a-tablet-web-browser-that-finds-the-good-stuff-for-you#1

 

FAQ/Help: http://help.rockmelt.com/

 

Find out more: http://www.rockmelt.com/

 

Available for free on the App Store: http://me.lt/31MYu

 

 


Via Robin Good, Jim Lerman, Louise Robinson-Lay, Donna Murdoch, michel verstrepen, Timo Ilomäki
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Conversation about iPads in the Classroom with teachers who use it

Educators Lisa Stoss (Title One) and Donna Hadlock (Para) from Inman schools in Inman KS. Talk about their experiences with the devices. Lisa shares her hunt...

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10 Best Apps for Elementary Art Teachers

10 Best Apps for Elementary Art Teachers | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Elementary art teachers have the opportunity to help students build their artistic skills and develop an appreciation for art.
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Audio Apps (Oct 2012) | Wes Fryer

Audio Apps (Oct 2012) | Wes Fryer | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"An updated list of audio apps I enjoy using and sharing with educators as well as students for creating narrated art, radio shows, and other audio products using iOS devices. Learn more on Mapping Media to the Curriculum: http://maps.playingwithme.com "

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Slide2Learn guide overview - Slide to Learn

Slide2Learn guide overview - Slide to Learn | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

This video is a short overview of what can be found int he Slide to Learn beginners guide to using the iPad, iPod and iPhone for education. Download the guide itself from http://slidetolearn.ning.com/page/s2l-beginners-guide

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