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How to disable access to certain areas of the screen with Guided Access for iPhone and iPad | iMore.com

How to disable access to certain areas of the screen with Guided Access for iPhone and iPad | iMore.com | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
If you've got an iPhone or iPad running iOS 6 or higher, you've got Guided Access. This feature is especially great to use with small children that you don't want to have access to certain apps.
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iPads in Primary Education - Apps for Computer Science

iPads in Primary Education - Apps for Computer Science | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"As part of the proposed new draft primary curriculum for ICT, there is a significant emphasis on computer science. Below I've included a selection of apps which can be used in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. The apps included range from basic skills in coding a Beebot to more advanced skills in coding games and simulations in apps such as Hopscotch and Codea."

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stevecarter's curator insight, April 16, 2013 6:36 AM

Nice selection of science apps

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App Discovery Service Appolicious Launches appoLearning – A New Way To Find The Best Educational Apps For Kids | TechCrunch

App Discovery Service Appolicious Launches appoLearning – A New Way To Find The Best Educational Apps For Kids | TechCrunch | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Appolicious, the app search and discovery portal which helps users find new mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android, is today launching a new service today aimed at parents, teachers and others in search of the best educational apps for...
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The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom

The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both celebration and consternation.
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Tom Daccord Keynote: Keys to Building a Successful iPad Program

Tom Daccord Keynote: Keys to Building a Successful iPad Program | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Jen Carey is LIVE blogging for us from the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA. You can also find these posts on her site - indianajen.com. Day 2 Afternoon Keynote with Tom Daccord: “Keys to Building a Successful iPad Program”"

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View & Delete iCloud Documents from the iPhone & iPad

View & Delete iCloud Documents from the iPhone & iPad | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Practically all apps that store documents in iCloud let you delete them from the app itself, which simultaneously removes them from iCloud and thus all other synced iOS & OS X devices. But if you’re looking to manage and remove specific iCloud documents and data, there is a better way to do it through a centralized control panel within iOS that will let you view all documents stored in iCloud, much like the same feature that is on the Mac which is accessible through OS X System Preferences. Let’s focus on the mobile side of things and learn how to do this in iOS."

 

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Weekend iPad Wallpaper: Constellations

Weekend iPad Wallpaper: Constellations | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
This weekend’s iPad wallpaper pick is Constellations, shown above. I think this image is striking and looks great on the iPad home screen of course, and I especially like how it highlights one app ...
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Free iPad Apps for the K-5 Classroom by Monica Burns - Slideshare

"Download the presentation at my TpT Store: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Free-iPad-Apps-for-the-K-5-Classroom ..."

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Free iPad Templates from Templates Pages Pro ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Free iPad Templates from Templates Pages Pro ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Templates for Pages Pro is one of the great apps I have covered here in several posts in the past. It used to cost $4.99 and it is now free. For those not yet familiar with what this app is all about, Templates for Pages Pro is a productivity app that allows you  to expand the possibilities of Apple’s Pages app for iPhone and iPad by providing you with 222 professionally designed templates."

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The Book Chook: Three iPad Apps that Encourage Creativity

The Book Chook: Three iPad Apps that Encourage Creativity | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Today I want to tell you about three iPad apps that I believe have the potential to encourage kids to think creatively. Using these apps, kids could tell a story, record a favourite joke or practise writing dialogue between characters."

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10 Most Useful Productivity Apps for iPad | iPadable

10 Most Useful Productivity Apps for iPad | iPadable | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Today, iPad has become a very dominant “personal assistant” and is able to play a major role in increasing your productivity via some very helpful apps.
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John Rudkin's curator insight, April 14, 2013 3:08 AM

Seriously useful Apps here.  I know these tend to be repeated, but it shows these Apps a are well tested.

Kim Flintoff's curator insight, April 15, 2013 12:00 AM

For anyone who still finds these lists useful... I guess there's an analytic you can use - if an app is constantly mentioned it probably has something going for it.

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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Homestyler

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Homestyler | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
One of the best things about using an iPad is all the great apps that we can run on it. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of. Better still, there are lots of great f...
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Featured in the iPad App Store this Week: Apps for Elementary Schools

Featured in the iPad App Store this Week: Apps for Elementary Schools | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
This week the Featured section of the iPad App Store is full of even more highlighted app collections than usual. One of the notable app collections that caught my eye is ‘Apps for Elementary Schoo...
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AppAdvice App Of The Week For April 15, 2013 -- AppAdvice

AppAdvice App Of The Week For April 15, 2013 -- AppAdvice | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Every week, our staff will handpick an app from the past two weeks that we believe is a must-download for your iPhone or iPad. These apps will always be from various categories, but they are chosen because our own staff members love it and have been using them daily. So here are this week’s picks! Enjoy!"

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29 Apps For Teachers: The Educator's Essential iPad Toolkit

29 Apps For Teachers: The Educator's Essential iPad Toolkit | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

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At TeachThought, we often provide lists of digital resources, and many of them are apps.

 

Apps for struggling readers. http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/50-popular-ipad-apps-for-struggling-readers-writers/

 

Apps for struggling writers. http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/41-resources-tools-and-apps-to-improve-writing-skills/

 

Apps for project-based learning. http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/10-apps-for-more-organized-project-based-learning/

 

Any while many of these apps are for students, the following list of apps from Sam Gliksman can be considered for both teachers and students, and an excellent foundation slew of apps for any 21st century teacher. From GoodReader and Slide Shark to Printopia and Air Display, all fill different niches of 21st century learning, and the many possibilities the iPad affords."

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stevecarter's curator insight, April 16, 2013 6:36 AM

Nice iPad Essentials

blsewb's curator insight, April 17, 2013 9:07 AM

iPad Apps

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Learn About the Science of Color On Color Uncovered

Learn About the Science of Color On Color Uncovered | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Last week I reviewed Exploratorium’s Sound Uncovered app which is a nice app that will help students understand the science of sound. Today, I tried out Exploratorium’s Color Uncovered iPad app. Color Uncovered is essentially a seventeen part ebook with some nice interactive activities and videos built into it to support the articles."

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Greg Kulowiec’s Keynote: What is the Answer with iPads? – From Jen Carey | Leading Change in Changing Times

Greg Kulowiec’s Keynote: What is the Answer with iPads? – From Jen Carey | Leading Change in Changing Times | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"How does iPad support teaching and learning? How do they give students a voice? How do they get children to focus on things that matter? Greg starts out his talk by telling us about his days as a DJ. The “menial task of carrying turn tables and vinyl records in milk crates” occupied his pre-teaching years. Just as the 21st century has redesigned the life and tools of a DJ, the internet, and specifically mobile technology, has revolutionized education and the life of a teacher making skills of only a few years ago are now useless (albeit they can be nostalgic)."

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Understanding The Role Of Collaborative Educational iPad Games - Edudemic

Understanding The Role Of Collaborative Educational iPad Games - Edudemic | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The role of educational ipad games has been slowly increasing over time. Now, with apps like Math Champ, we see the future of interactive learning.
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6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools and you can help them learn with these great iOS apps.
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Elise Hoffman's curator insight, June 26, 2013 1:13 PM

I will be getting an iPad for my classroom next year and have never used one before. This looks like it could provide a starting point for me!

Bill Moody's curator insight, July 9, 2013 12:07 PM

learning made fun, like a game should be fun

Danny Miller's curator insight, July 5, 2014 8:35 AM

Phonics apps for Ipad

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Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week

Top 5 Apps For Kids This Week | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Practice addition, match puzzle cards and learn scientific concepts like friction and gravity — all in this week's top 5 apps for kids.
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WDWDT: A New App That Keeps Teachers, Students, Parents In Sync

WDWDT: A New App That Keeps Teachers, Students, Parents In Sync | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
There's a new app called WDWDT (stands for What Did We Do Today?) and is a messaging service custom-built for students, parents, and teachers.
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iPad Today 144 - Uncrate, The Wirecutter, McTub

iPad Today 144 - Uncrate, The Wirecutter, McTub | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Hosts: Leo Laporte and Sarah Lane

 

Our favorite gadget guide apps, The Wirecutter, Uncrate, AppGratis is out of the App Store, McTube for cached YouTube videos, HulloMail as a Google Voice alternative, & more!"

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7 Great iPad Apps to Promote Visual Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps to Promote Visual Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

Today while I was looking for a citation from " Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners " http://ow.ly/k2SpU ; , it dawned on me to compile a list of the  popular iPad apps that promote visual thinking. Making Thinking Visible is by all means a must read for those of you interested in knowing how thinking can be made visible at any grade level and across all subject areas through the use of effective questioning, listening, documentation, and facilitative structures called thinking routines. Another book I have in my shelf and which is more or less similar to the one cited above is " Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don't Work " http://ow.ly/k2Svy ; in which Dan walks his readers through the different practices of making thinking vivid with less words."

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Brian H. Burnett's curator insight, April 15, 2013 9:35 AM

In regards to the Book: "Making Thinking Visible" here are a few useful  articles.

  1. Making Thinking Visible | Thinking Routines (from ASCD) - http://bit.ly/11gHmE1
  2. Tools to Enhance Young Children's Thinking - http://bit.ly/Zshmmk
  3. Thinking Routines Matrix - http://bit.ly/16XY4KW


ghbrett's curator insight, September 3, 2013 12:09 PM

There are many choices for iPads as well as Android tablets. Some include plugins that you can pay to add. Some of the more complex apps include the ability to paste in photographs or other images. While there are even note taker apps that include the function for adding audio -- whether from a meeting speaker or from yourself explaining the ideas you are capturing.

 

One thing to consider when using these applications is whether or not you need a better suited stylus. There are a variety now that are more responsive, thinner, use BlueTooth for greater control.

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How to set a passcode for Guided Access on iPhone and iPad | iMore.com

How to set a passcode for Guided Access on iPhone and iPad | iMore.com | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Once you've enabled Guided Access within your iPhone or iPad's accessibility options, you may have noticed that you can just as easily disable it as you can enable it from inside apps.
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Top Innovative Elementary School Math Apps for iPad | PadGadget

Top Innovative Elementary School Math Apps for iPad | PadGadget | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Even though math is an essential part of everyday life, many children still resist its charms. When I was growing up “math fun” meant making words with a calculator.
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Deborah Sarmir's comment, April 13, 2013 9:41 AM
Definitely worth a look!
Deborah Sarmir's curator insight, April 13, 2013 9:42 AM

Certainly worth a look!

Megan Hall's curator insight, June 9, 2013 12:15 PM

math apps for iPad