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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad | iPad Insight

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad | iPad Insight | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
This week's pick for Best Free iPad App of the Week is Dictionary.com Dictionary and Thesaurus for iPad.
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Best ways to listen to podcasts in iOS 6 | Macworld

Best ways to listen to podcasts in iOS 6 | Macworld | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Enjoying podcasts in iOS 6 can be tricky. Kirk McElhearn explains how to best use (or not use, in some cases) Apple's Podcasts app.
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20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Roll up, roll up for this week's roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps."

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Podcasting 101: The best of the rest of iOS podcasting apps

Podcasting 101: The best of the rest of iOS podcasting apps | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The one big omission in Apple's reimagined Podcasts app is the ability to organize and create playlists for your podcasts. If this feature is still important to you, you may want to consider one of these third-party alternatives.
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MacReach Show #54 - The iWorkflow | EdReach

MacReach Show #54 - The iWorkflow | EdReach | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
 Hosts: Meg Wilson Kelly Dumont Meg and Kelly discuss a few different work flow scenarios for iOS devices in schools.
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Review: Camera+ for iPad | iSource

Review: Camera+ for iPad | iSource | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"If you’ve wanted to get more photo editing done on the iPad and you take the lion’s share of your photos on your iPhone, then you owe it to yourself to pick up a copy of Camera+ for iPad."

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Top 8 Educational Apps for Health Education

Top 8 Educational Apps for Health Education | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Health education class used to involve watching dated videos and looking at graphic pictures in a textbook. Thanks to apps, it is now a little more exciting.
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Handwriting Practice with Apps | My Hullabaloo

Handwriting Practice with Apps | My Hullabaloo | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPad has many uses in my class but the area I feel it helps the most is with kids that are struggling. Typically when kids struggle in an area it is also something they do not like to do. Makes sense right? They don’t enjoy it or don’t have the confidence to try so they avoid doing it. That lack of practice compounds the issue. Handwriting is certainly one of those areas. So we all try to find creative and fun ways to get hose kids to practice their skills… enter the iPad. "

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10 Great Apps for Reading, Listening, & Study - Apologetics 315

10 Great Apps for Reading, Listening, & Study - Apologetics 315 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"There are plenty of apps available on the App Store for those who use the iPhone/iPad/iPod. But which are the best tools for reading, listening, and study purposes? In this blog post, I'll suggest 10 iPhone apps which have been of excellent service for my own study purposes. The first six are for reading, listening, and study, and the last four are Bible app suggestions."

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Calculator LCD Does What You Need On iPad [Review] | Cult of Mac

Calculator LCD Does What You Need On iPad [Review] | Cult of Mac | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"...Calculator LCD, a smart-looking one dollar desktop-style calculator for iPad. It sports a lovely clean look, with big clear buttons and a traditional-looking LCD-like digits display. The layout reminds you of the desktop calculators you used to use, and works just as well in portrait orientation as it does in landscape."

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Writers App: Build Your Novel | iPad.AppStorm

Writers App: Build Your Novel | iPad.AppStorm | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Unlike the vast majority of professions, Writing requires no qualifications of its purveyors — anybody can be one.
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How To Curate & Download Your Own Wikipedia Ebook – PDF, EPUB & More

How To Curate & Download Your Own Wikipedia Ebook – PDF, EPUB & More | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Collect a number of Wikipedia articles and create your own eBook. Whether you want an overview of a particular academic topic or just want to read about absolutely every Pokemon, Wikipedia’s Book Creator is the ultimate tool for creating your own primer on any subject."

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20 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers

20 Must Have iPad Apps for Teachers | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
"More and more iPad apps are created everyday to the point that it becomes very hard to keep up with the new releases let alone sift through the piles to find the good ones. Most teachers do not have that spare time to go online and conduct such a rigorous task . This is where list-posts come in handy. They not only provide you with the best options available out there but also save you some precious time you might need for something else."
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The Week in iOS Apps: Batter up! | Macworld

The Week in iOS Apps: Batter up! | Macworld | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
This week’s roundup of iOS apps is rocking it old school. Old baseball, old music, old presidents, and more.
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How To Protect My iPad: iPad Case Comparison & Review

How To Protect My iPad: iPad Case Comparison & Review | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Ok, so you passed on AppleCare, and now you need some other form of ‘insurance’. Here is a quick review and comparison of different case price ranges and what my recommended options are. I’ve personally used dozens of cases of all sorts of price ranges, and so here is my experience. If you have some more suggestions, please include them in the comments below!"

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Starbucks updates iOS app for iOS 6 | PadGadget

Starbucks updates iOS app for iOS 6 | PadGadget | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
When Apple first showed us what Passbook was all about in June, visions of sugarplums and cups of hot coffee danced in our heads. The productivity app lets users keep boarding passes, movie tickets, coupons and loyalty cards all in one place.

 

**What's more educational than Coffee?? I had to incude this app review for not only the potentials of Passbook but. well. the caffeine! ;-) - John

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EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative

EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Last Sunday, I received a note via the contact form on my blog that was a first for me in many ways. It was the first time I had ever been contacted by a parent via my blog, the first time I could not put a comment out of my mind until I had addressed it, and the first time I ever thought about the impact a school's 1:1 take-home technology initiative could have on a family."

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A quick guide to the first 20 iPad apps you should download

A quick guide to the first 20 iPad apps you should download | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"So you finally got an iPad. Now what? Well, it is definitely great for surfing the web…but you can only divert yourself with the plain old internet for so long. What you really need are some apps. Here are the first 20 you should get."

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No More YouTube App in iOS 6: Some Far Better Alternatives | iPad Insight

No More YouTube App in iOS 6: Some Far Better Alternatives | iPad Insight | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
iOS 6 – the latest version of the iPad’s operating system - boasts over 200 new features, but it also takes away a few things.
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Essential iPad Apps Of The Month

Essential iPad Apps Of The Month | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"All the attention's been on the new iPhone. But if you have an iPad, downloading some new apps is a great way to make it feel brand-new. And it's been a busy month for iPad app developers."

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iPad Today 118 - Puzzlejuice, The Rebus Show, Naught!

iPad Today 118 - Puzzlejuice, The Rebus Show, Naught! | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Leo & Sarah show off their favorite new games, the NYT goes HTML5, Zeebox for 2nd screens, Camera Awesome goes native, & more!
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Is There an App for That? Word Work Edition

Is There an App for That? Word Work Edition | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the most often asked questions these days seems to be “what are some good apps?” This is such a difficult question to answer, because the answer depends on the question “what do you want an app to do?”"

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CTABC/NWCSI 2012 — iPad and iOS apps for teachers – Keynote

CTABC/NWCSI 2012 — iPad and iOS apps for teachers – Keynote | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"We were very excited to present at the CTABC and NWCSI 2012 Teachers convention. Here is our Keynote presentation and handout. You are all welcome to use it. Please reference it back to teachingwithipad.org AND iphysed.wordpress.com."

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