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Best Free iPad App of the Week: 7 Billion by National Geographic — iPad Insight

Best Free iPad App of the Week: 7 Billion by National Geographic — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Who doesn’t like free? And who doesn’t like great iPad apps? When the two come together it’s good stuff. With that in mind, we’d like to share our Best Free iPad App of the Week here every weekend.
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Games for Kids is Featured Section in the iPad App Store this Week — iPad Insight

Games for Kids is Featured Section in the iPad App Store this Week — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
One of this week’s new featured sections in the iPad App Store is ‘Games for Kids’.
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Give Your Students a Voice with Micro-Podcasts - iPads in Education

Give Your Students a Voice with Micro-Podcasts - iPads in Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There are several great apps and web resources for podcasting..."

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iPad etiquette pro-tips | TiPb

iPad etiquette pro-tips | TiPb | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Rather than table manners, Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz at *CNN* have written up a not-so-new list of tablet manners -- the dos and don'ts when using...
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Learning and Teaching with iPads: Educational Apps from Education Services Australia

Learning and Teaching with iPads: Educational Apps from Education Services Australia | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Education Services Australia has released more quality educational literacy and numeracy Apps, and the good thing is that they are free!"

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Apps in Education: Apps for the serious Filmmakers

Apps in Education: Apps for the serious Filmmakers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The guys over at Filmmakeriq has put together an excellent list of 22 Apps for the really serious Filmmakers amongst us."

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Infographic: Most Tablet Users Are Educated, Employed, Not Young

Infographic: Most Tablet Users Are Educated, Employed, Not Young | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Tablet users are educated, employed, and earning money but are not necessarily young, according to new data.
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Top Five Productivity Apps | MintLife Blog | Personal Finance News & Advice

Top Five Productivity Apps | MintLife Blog | Personal Finance News & Advice | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Now you can do more than just wish for more hours in the day. These apps can increase your productivity so much that it may actually feel like you've bought a little extra time."

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AirPlay: The Hidden Gem for Education in iOS 5 - iPads in Education

AirPlay: The Hidden Gem for Education in iOS 5 - iPads in Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
One of the quieter new features of the new iOS 5 system release is the expansion of its AirPlay functionality.
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Mobile Tech Learning - #iPadChat: Must Visit Links October 19- October 26

Mobile Tech Learning - #iPadChat: Must Visit Links October 19- October 26 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"#iPadChat: Must Visit Links October 19- October 26 Get ready! Here’s your weekly #iPadChat link round up. Remember: read responsibly! ".

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Redshift – Astronomy Review for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

Redshift – Astronomy Review for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Do you love staring up into the sky to watch the stars? Redshift - Astronomy by USM can help you learn about the celestial bodies in space.
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iPad as Doc Cam

In this episode, we show how you can create a document camera using an iPad and some common school materials.
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iPad CF and SD Card Readers Make Transferring Photos to iOS a Snap

iPad CF and SD Card Readers Make Transferring Photos to iOS a Snap | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If your camera requires the speed and durability of a Compact Flash card, this handy adapter will let you transfer photos directly from Compact Flash to your iPad.
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iSource Picks of the Week | iSource

iSource Picks of the Week | iSource | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to our weekly installment of Picks of the Week at iSource where we provide our expanded coverage of Apple accessories and applications  Here we will...
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iPad and iOS 5 Tips – How To Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari — iPad Insight

iPad and iOS 5 Tips – How To Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Tabbed browsing in Safari is one of the many new features that iOS 5 has brought to the iPad.
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Don’t be stupid – use Smartr for iPad to read the news |TNW APPS

Don’t be stupid – use Smartr for iPad to read the news |TNW APPS | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Smartr has changed news consumption for the better yet again. Having spent the past week testing and using Smartr for the iPad, I can’t imagine how I lived without it, and I’m confident after you download it, you’ll say the same."

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Tacky Wales: iTool for Literacy « techchef4u

Tacky Wales: iTool for Literacy « techchef4u | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If you follow my blog, you will know that Ms. Carnazzo has quite the iLesson toolkit (e.g short vowel sounds with Songify, Math fact families with Talking Tom and friends, classifying motion with iCardSort, and integrating Math and literacy using Puppet Pals Director’s Pass) for utilizing one iPad in her elementary classroom."

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Apps in Education: Scoop.it - Another Curation Tool

Apps in Education: Scoop.it - Another Curation Tool | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Just have to give a big THANK YOU to the APPS in Education folks for featuring iPads in Education on Wednesday! You folks ROCK!! - J. Evans

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iPads may raise cost to use WiFi in hotels | The iPaddict

iPads may raise cost to use WiFi in hotels | The iPaddict | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Apple’s iPad is causing a problem at hotels concerning WiFi use according to a new report from the New York Times.  A problem which may result in increased costs to travelers.
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Infographic Of The Day: What Do People Want From A Tablet Computer? | Co. Design

Infographic Of The Day: What Do People Want From A Tablet Computer? | Co. Design | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The typical way to figure out what consumers want is to go out and do a survey. Or stay in and conduct focus groups. But Method, the design and branding agency, set out to do something a bit more interesting when Dell commissioned them to research the tablet market. Instead of a survey, they mined Google to figure out what people were searching for."

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Who Says the iPad Isn't For Programming? Meet Codify

Who Says the iPad Isn't For Programming? Meet Codify | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Tablets like the iPad are ideal for certain activities, but programming is not typically among them.
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Mark Anderson's Blog » 30 iPad apps to engage and inspire… my TeachMeet presentation

Mark Anderson's Blog » 30 iPad apps to engage and inspire… my TeachMeet presentation | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for iPad | Lifehacker

Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari for iPad | Lifehacker | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"With iOS 5, Apple finally brought tabbed browsing to Safari, but they did even more than that: with it, they added a shortcut to reopen tabs you've accidentally closed."
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People Who Own Tablets Are Glued to Them, Read More News

People Who Own Tablets Are Glued to Them, Read More News | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The so-called tablet revolution in computing may still be young, but early research into how the devices are being used can tell us a lot.
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Blog: Our Alaska Stories - iPads for Teaching and Learning

Blog: Our Alaska Stories - iPads for Teaching and Learning | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We're Mr. Mitchell's 5th grade class at Badger Road Elementary in North Pole, Alaska, for the 2011 - 2012 school year. We're using iPads for teaching and learning again this year. Here's what we've learned so far.."

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