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Developer Interest in iPad Grows While iPhone Declines | PadGadget

Developer Interest in iPad Grows While iPhone Declines | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In the results of an app survey conducted by Strategy Analytics, it was shown that developers seem to favor working with tablets over smartphones with the iPad inching ahead over the once top-dog iPhone."

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iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - The Flote. An elegant iPad stand that even Jonathan Ive would approve of

iPad Creative - iPad Creative Blog - The Flote. An elegant iPad stand that even Jonathan Ive would approve of | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Being able to freely position your iPad to almost any usable height and angle will surely appeal to musicians and artists alike. We can also see the Flote becoming an essential item for many disabled iPad users. The video above - which is a labour of love in its own right - contains many more use cases."

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30 best iPad games | CNET

30 best iPad games | CNET | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Trying to figure out which iPad games to buy with your hard-earned dough? Here's a look at our current top-30 favorites. "

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Appvent Calendar: A new free app waiting for you every day! | iPad Curriculum

Appvent Calendar: A new free app waiting for you every day! | iPad Curriculum | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"It is Advent season again. This means that BlackSmith Games has launched their app-a-day Appvent calendar. Each day a new app is released and is downloadable all day for FREE! Very cool. Not every app released is appropriate or useful for the classroom, but they are always fun!"

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Five ways Apple's iPad could change the medical field

Five ways Apple's iPad could change the medical field | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
After revolutionising mobile computing and on-the-go entertainment, Healthcare Global looks at how Apple’s tablet computer, the iPad, could transform the healthcare industry...
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The Ultimate Roundup of iPad Task Apps | iPad.AppStorm

The Ultimate Roundup of iPad Task Apps | iPad.AppStorm | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The definitive roundup of those most crucial of apps; task management apps. Most of us, me included, wouldn’t get anything done without them – they help us manage our daily lives, and provide the key to massively increased productivity"

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The Nerdy Teacher: iP@ds in my classroom - Update 1 #Edchat #EdTech #Education

The Nerdy Teacher: iP@ds in my classroom - Update 1 #Edchat #EdTech #Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Here is the first of many updates on how the iPads are being used in my classroom. The students were finally able to get their hands on the iPads on Monday (November 28). The first day was spent mostly on the ..."

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Paper Business Cards into the iPad contact list with no cleanup | iGo With My iPad

Paper Business Cards into the iPad contact list with no cleanup | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"LinkedIn is offering a app called CardMunch that doesn’t have a need for you to do clean up. How it does it is a whole lot of humans looking at the images, seeing if they have that card in record. If not, they type the information in for you."

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Adjust your screen’s brightness with Dimmer for iPhone and iPad | The iPaddict

Adjust your screen’s brightness with Dimmer for iPhone and iPad | The iPaddict | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Dimmer is an iPhone and iPad application that allows you to quickly adjust your screen’s brightness level without having to navigate through the Settings app. Just launch Dimmer and slide the lightswitch up or down and you’re good to go!
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Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads

Transforming Teaching and Learning with iPads | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Now that we're back from Thanksgiving break, our iPad pilot classrooms have really hit the ground running. Our students have used the iPads in so many different ways already..."

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A Variety Of Calculator Apps For Both Basic & Advanced Calculations [iPad] MakeUseOf.com|

A Variety Of Calculator Apps For Both Basic & Advanced Calculations [iPad]  MakeUseOf.com| | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For some reason, Apple decided not to include a calculator app for the iPad, as they do for the iPhone. So I signed into the App Store to hunt one down and was a little surprised at the number and variety of apps available in the genre."

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10 Ways: Inquiry Learning With iPads | EdApps.ca

10 Ways: Inquiry Learning With iPads | EdApps.ca | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

The Galileo Network (a leading teacher resource for inquiry based learning) offers up a rubric to determine how well a lesson aligns with the inquiry learning process..."

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Apps in Education: Beautiful textbook comes to the iPad - The Professional Chef

Apps in Education: Beautiful textbook comes to the iPad - The Professional Chef | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Inkling again shows the way with their innovative approach to textbooks. This is an excellent example of how textbooks continue to develop into interactive experiences. The learner has a say into how they view the information, how many times they revise a concept and how they record their observations, or conversations with other students. They even have a FREE chapter on Soups as a intro to the concept."

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iPad Starter Set: Collection of 70+ iPad Apps, Nearly All Free | iPad Academy

iPad Starter Set: Collection of 70+ iPad Apps, Nearly All Free | iPad Academy | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"70+ apps for the iPad. A starter set for those new to the iPad. Nearly every one is free. Apps for adults and children with a live link to the app description page to make it easy for you to decide which ones you want."

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Great Debate postmortem: Kindle Fire vs. iPad | ZDNet

Great Debate postmortem: Kindle Fire vs. iPad | ZDNet | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
ZDNet Great Debate put Amazon Kindle Fire vs. Apple iPad: Violet Blue picks Fire for the top holiday tablet.
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Touchfire: iPad’s new Typing Accessory | MyWeb4Ed

Touchfire: iPad’s new Typing Accessory | MyWeb4Ed | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Mashable goes hands-on with the Touchfire, a new keyboard add-on for the iPad."

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The Spread of iPads in Homes and Schools

The Spread of iPads in Homes and Schools | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"My children started attending Dayton Grade School this past week and to my surprise my son's class provides an iPad for every student. Even today with the proliferation of mobile technology, classrooms across the US run the full spectrum when it comes to technology."

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iPad Today 74 | Best RSS Readers, Mixel, Anthropologie

iPad Today 74 | Best RSS Readers, Mixel, Anthropologie | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Sarah Lane

 

"Leo & Sarah's best RSS reader app picks, Mixel for creative mashups, Anthropologie for gifts, NYTimes gets better, split keyboard tricks, & more!"

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New Amazon Santa App for iPad Provides an Innovative Holiday Wish List for Children | PadGadget

"This year, you can make creating holiday wish lists a fun experience for your children with Amazon’s new Amazon Santa app, which is available for the Kindle Fire and the iPad."

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Attention Fitness Enthusiasts – fitRAIL Exercise Mount for iPad Available | PadGadget

Attention Fitness Enthusiasts – fitRAIL Exercise Mount for iPad Available | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The fitRAIL, developed by popular iDevice accessory maker Scosche, is designed to allow users to view and operate an iPad or an iPad 2 while working out."

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CNET's in your iPad

CNET's in your iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
CNET's new iPad app launches today--just in time for holiday tech indulgences--and it promises to make you the smartest tech fan at any party. It might be the most beautiful way yet to play with CNET's reviews, news, photos, and smart tech videos.
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Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2011: The iPad | Hack Education

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2011:  The iPad | Hack Education | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the first in my year-end series “Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011.” I’ve identified some of the most important trends from this year, which I’ll be highlighting here over the course of the next few weeks.
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Tech & Learning | Apps for Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-8

Tech & Learning | Apps for Common Core Math Standards, Grades 6-8 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Great list of Middle Years Math Apps! 

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How To Plug a Microphone Into Your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch | EdApps.ca

How To Plug a Microphone Into Your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch | EdApps.ca | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In comes the iPad Headset Microphone Adapter. It will allow you to record using your external microphone directly into garageband, imovie, or any other app with a microphone recorder built in."

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