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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Dolphin Browser HD — iPad Insight

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Dolphin Browser HD — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"This week’s pick is Dolphin Browser HD – an excellent alternative browser for the iPad."

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The year of the iPad in Education: they're being distributed in more schools every day.

This video is a companion to the article of the same title on EmergingEdTech.com [URL: http://www.emergingedtech.com/2011/10/year-of-ipad-in-education-being-...
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13 Top Free Office Apps for iPad 2

13 Top Free Office Apps for iPad 2 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
I can't tell you how many times I've been asked what are the top free office apps for iPad 2?
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Scalar for iPad makes mathematical calculations simple and beautiful | TNW

Scalar for iPad makes mathematical calculations simple and beautiful | TNW | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"One of iOS's native apps is the Calculator, and it works very well. Apple also sells its own 'Numbers' app which works well and is gorgeous in that Apple way. Sergey Mikhanov has decided to take those Apps to a new level, and actually does so with his new offering Scalar."

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Have a question about travel? – ‘Ask a Nomad’ on your iPad

Have a question about travel? – ‘Ask a Nomad’ on your iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Q&A services are bubbling up everywhere these days, with Quora a strong leader. Unlike Quora however, the Ask a Nomad iPad app focuses on questions about travel and geographical ...
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Five apps to help you stay organized

Five apps to help you stay organized | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Time is one of our most valuable assets and it's a shame to waste it looking for things that are misplaced and forgetting things because the details of...
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Apps in Education: 12 Museum Apps from around the World

Apps in Education: 12 Museum Apps from around the World | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Check out this great collection of Museum Apps from Around the World!

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Abilene Christian University Releases 2010-11 Mobile-Learning Report - sacbee.com

Abilene Christian University Releases 2010-11 Mobile-Learning Report - sacbee.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Abilene Christian University's 2010-11 Mobile-Learning Report is now available on Issuu for download.
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Ten Ways to Remember Steve Jobs | Edutopia

Ten Ways to Remember Steve Jobs | Edutopia | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Steve Jobs' Innovation, creativity, curiosity, passion, and a dedication to learning can be an inspiration to all of us."

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iPad Today 66 | TWiT.TV

iPad Today 66 | TWiT.TV | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Sarah Lane

 

"Leo & Sarah remember the man who made "iPad Today" possible, plus iOS 5, iCould, iPhone 4S, Glympse, Orchestra, Chess Camp, & more!"

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How an iPad Browser Could Change the Way You Search

How an iPad Browser Could Change the Way You Search | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The search bar tries hard, but it's just never reached its potential for efficiently finding information on touch devices. Kikin founder Carlos Bhola hopes to replace it with a "touch to learn" contextual search that opens within the page.
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Top diet and fitness apps - Healthy Living on Shine from YAHOO!

Top diet and fitness apps - Healthy Living on Shine from YAHOO! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"With a new slim-you-down app born every minute (or so it seems), it's hard to know what's worth your download. And finding the standouts is crucial—a recent survey found 35 percent of us use an app before even getting out of bed in the morning."

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These apps seem very effective and very helpful in order to help maintain a good diet while keeping on track for track as well. I will try each of these out and see how effective it will help me maintain the right way to stay fit and healthy

Jackie Hall's curator insight, April 11, 2013 10:00 AM

We can all use a little help on our quest to live a healthier lifestyle!  Keeping track helps keep you on track!

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Create a Thriving City in My Country: Build Your Dream City HD for iPad | PadGadget

Create a Thriving City in My Country: Build Your Dream City HD for iPad | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"My Country: Build Your Dream City HD is a freemium city building app reminiscent of both Sim City and Hotel Mogul."

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How to Maximize Your iPad Battery Life

How to Maximize Your iPad Battery Life | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Getting addicted to playing and using your iPad can really drain out the iPad battery life quickly but there are some tips on how you can effectively maximize it."

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Keith Rispin » iPads In The Classroom – The Other Side » Keith Rispin

Keith Rispin » iPads In The Classroom – The Other Side » Keith Rispin | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For the past 4 weeks, I have been standing on my digital soapbox sharing my opinion about using iPads In The Classroom and for the most part, response has been good. It certainly hasn’t hurt my ego getting quoted and re tweeted but do we really want to hear about what I think? What about the kids and their thoughts? So this week is a little snip-it from the kids and what they think about iPads In The Classroom Thus Far."

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Steve Jobs Tribute: "Goodnight IPad' Book (VIDEO)

Steve Jobs Tribute: "Goodnight IPad' Book (VIDEO) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"We all remember being tucked into bed, listening to someone read “Goodnight Moon.” Now there's a twist, for a new generation, on Margaret Wise Brown's 1947 classic book. “Goodnight iPad” by “Ann Droyd” (get it?) reminds us how many beeping, flashing, whizzing gadgets our children part with when they (finally) go to sleep."

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

This article was posted on the Learning in Hand blog back in February but it deserves to be seen again and again. Thank you Tony Vincent for the work you do!

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New Issue of Time Magazine Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs, iPad Edition is in the App Store Now — iPad Insight

New Issue of Time Magazine Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs, iPad Edition is in the App Store Now — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The October 17 issue of Time Magazine has Steve Jobs on its cover, and has a number of excellent tributes to Jobs within its pages – including a brief one from Walter Isaacson, the author of the soon-to-released authorized biography...
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How To Work with PDFs on the iPad — iPad Insight

How To Work with PDFs on the iPad — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
PDF is a hugely popular document format, because this file type is so universally supported.
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Inkling: moving textbooks onto the iPad | building43

"Historically, textbooks have been neither fun to purchase (they're expensive) nor fun to lug around campus (they're heavy). And depending on the subject matter, they are often rendered obsolete by the presence of updated information or changes in thought. Inkling is addressing each of these issues by moving textbooks out of the physical world and into the digital world of the iPad."

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Ovelin's WildChords makes learning the guitar an iPad game | TNW

We talk to Ovelin about forthcoming iPad guitar tutoring game, WildChords.
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App Store - VoiceThread

App Store - VoiceThread | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about. You can talk, type, and draw right on the screen. VoiceThread takes your conversations to the next level, capturing your presence, not just your comments. Anyone can join the discussion from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC -- anytime, anywhere."

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How Steve Jobs Transformed The Classroom | CBS Boston

How Steve Jobs Transformed The Classroom | CBS Boston | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
At Burlington High School, Steve Jobs' legacy is living on. The school bought more than a thousand iPads for it's students and teachers this year.
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iOS Apps Gone Free: A Steve Jobs Quote Book, An Apple Trivia App & More -- AppAdvice

iOS Apps Gone Free: A Steve Jobs Quote Book, An Apple Trivia App & More -- AppAdvice | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
In Steves honor, a lot of apps have gone free today. Here are some of the most interesting ones.
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Daily App Deals: GoodNotes for the iPad Available for Free

Daily App Deals: GoodNotes for the iPad Available for Free | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The Daily App Deals post is a round-up of the best app discounts of the day, as well as some notable mentions for ones that are on sale.
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