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iCell for iPad Gives Students 3D Views of Cells

iCell for iPad Gives Students 3D Views of Cells | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
iCell is a free iPad app developed by the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology. The app provides students with 3D models of plant, animal, and bacteria cells. Each cell model can be viewed in d...
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EverClip: Great Little Utility App for Evernote Users | iPad Insight

EverClip: Great Little Utility App for Evernote Users | iPad Insight | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
EverClip is a very handy utility app for iPad users of the Evernote app.

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45 Outstanding iPad Apps for Science Learning

45 Outstanding iPad Apps for Science Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
To gain basic knowledge on a new topic do not necessarily demand you to read tons of books or sign up for a course. In some cases, you can actually replace the dusty classroom with a tiny App and ...
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Griffin Launches First Music Creation Accessory for iPad mini | PadGadget

Griffin Launches First Music Creation Accessory for iPad mini | PadGadget | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"When Apple launched its newest line of product featuring the Lightning connector, the iOS world gave a collective groan as we knew it would cause complications and irritations with compatibility. If you’ve never owned an iPad, iPhone or iPod prior to the current generation, you are probably dealing with your own frustrations with finding compatible cases, docking station, and more. So, whenever a company enters a new gadget or accessory to the market that is Lightning-compatible, it is a joyous occasion for more than one reason."

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The BEST Free Educational Apps of 2012

The BEST Free Educational Apps of 2012 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Celebrate the NEW YEAR with A Half-Dozen of the BEST Free Educational Apps of 2012
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The Learning Lab: Show it on the Big Screen

The Learning Lab: Show it on the Big Screen | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Learn to project your iPad wirelessly, and it transitions from personal device to collaborative tool in a matter of seconds."

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Mr P's ICT blog: The first apps you need when deploying a class set of iPads

Mr P's ICT blog: The first apps you need when deploying a class set of iPads | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

:Having now had the iPads for over a term I want to share some of the essential apps that have almost become invaluable for when we have been using the iPads in class. These apps are used nearly everyday and in most subjects."

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Heaps of great resouces here. Well worth a look.

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Teaching Appz | A directory of educational apps that can be used in the classroom.

Teaching Appz | A directory of educational apps that can be used in the classroom. | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Teaching Appz is the place to discover educational apps that can be used in the classroom."

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Why the iPad is great for content creation

Why the iPad is great for content creation | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The 'iPad isn't for content creation' card has started rearing its ugly head again, this time prompted in part by the appearance of more Google Android tablets.
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Ask The Educator: iPads In The Classroom

Ask The Educator: iPads In The Classroom | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
One year after every public high school student in Burlington, Mass. was given an iPad, we get an update. Plus, we held a live web chat after the show.
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Crayola and Griffin targets child artists with Crayola Tools for Apple's iPad

Crayola and Griffin targets child artists with Crayola Tools for Apple's iPad | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Griffin Technology has partnered with Crayola to showcase three creative tools made for the iPad, each of which uses the tablet's unique features to offer an innovative digital canvas for aspiring young artists...
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Apps That Improve the iPad Typing Experience

Apps That Improve the iPad Typing Experience | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"A number of comments on my recent blog post indicated that many teachers and students find the experience of text entry on the iPad to be one of it’s biggest drawbacks."

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Mind mapping with MindNode • academiPad

Mind mapping with MindNode • academiPad | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Today, I would like to introduce you to MindNode http://ow.ly/gEX2u ; ($10) for the iPad. MindNode was one of the first apps that I bought for my iPad back in 2010 when it hit the app store, and it is one of the third party apps that I use the most often (ignoring games, obviously). As you have already guessed from the title of this post, MindNode is an app for mind mapping."

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12 Of The Best Math iPad Apps Of 2012

12 Of The Best Math iPad Apps Of 2012 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

12 Of The Best Math iPad Apps Of 2012: math, apps, ipad, common core

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BalancEdTech - Apps Taskonomy

BalancEdTech - Apps Taskonomy | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The iPad (or iPod touch or iPhone) with its apps opens many new opportunities for learning. At the same time, it offers a slightly different wrapper for older learning opportunities. Both can be worthwhile, but it would be a shame if teachers missed the former for the latter. And, if past experience and research is any indication, educators are much more likely to co-opt the new technology to accomplish the status quo."

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3 Simple iPhone (iPad) Tips That Make You Smarter

3 Simple iPhone (iPad) Tips That Make You Smarter | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Your iPhone is a smartphone, and if it isn’t making you smarter as well then you just aren’t using the devices included features to it’s full potential. Here are three super simple tips that let your iPhone make you smarter, these will be perfect for educators, learners, students, or really, just about anyone – unless you’re a human dictionary and encyclopedia, that is. There’s no need to download any new apps or do anything that’s not included in stock iOS."

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44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 -

44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class (Part 1) - Getting Smart by @JohnHardison1 - | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Tired of battling the use of smartphones in class? Disengage from the battle by engaging students in lessons that integrate these powerful gadgets.
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5 iPad Apps to Help Students and Teachers Collaborate

5 iPad Apps to Help Students and Teachers Collaborate | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
There are not an abundance of apps for the iPad that really encourage a worthwhile level of collaboration between students or between students and teachers. There are several that would allow stude...
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6 Of The Best Free Mobile Learning Apps Of 2012

6 Of The Best Free Mobile Learning Apps Of 2012 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"The Best Free Educational Apps of 2012 might seem like an easy task to come by, but so many app developers are setting their apps free for short periods of time or have the in-app purchases immediately; making it hard to know which apps are Free and will stay Free. This list and its title of a half-dozen of the Best Free Apps goes with the territory."

 

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Documenting New Year’s Goals using the iPad | Pixels and Paint Brushes

Documenting New Year’s Goals using the iPad | Pixels and Paint Brushes | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"To start off the New Year, I had our fourth graders do 2 projects to using iPads to help them reflect on their goals for the new year!   I asked the students to think of a physical, mental, social, and spiritual goal that they would like to accomplish during 2013."

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Ask3 for iPad: Put an end to homework confusion!

Ask3 for iPad: Put an end to homework confusion! | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Ask3 is a free app that allows teachers and students with iPads to easily share knowledge and collaborate via threaded, text and video conversations.
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Apple's Education Phenomenon: iPad -- InformationWeek

Apple's Education Phenomenon: iPad -- InformationWeek | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
iPad's popularity with students and instructors helped Apple break its own education market sales records in 2012.
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5 Apps To Keep You Better Organized - Edudemic

5 Apps To Keep You Better Organized - Edudemic | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"If your resolution for 2013 was to be better organized, these apps are recommended for you by the fine folks at Apple. They’ve assembled a sort of toolkit for teachers that aim to make you a better, more informed, and connected educator.

 

Before you start being an even better teacher, you should take some self inventory and figure out when you’ll have time to take on this task. That means it’s time to get organized. These 5 apps will help you do just that."

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Mr P's ICT blog: Apps to turn your class into iPad game developers!

Mr P's ICT blog: Apps to turn your class into iPad game developers! | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Whether you teach KS1 or KS2, there are apps that will have your class totally enthralled as they create their own iPad games. As a great cross curricular tool, these apps will have the creative juices truly flowing as your children design their own games."

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