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Digital-Storytime's iPad Best of the Best, with Free books for ages 2-12 - Teachers with Apps

Digital-Storytime's iPad Best of the Best, with Free books for ages 2-12 - Teachers with Apps | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Presented in the blog, The Digital Media Diet, the list includes four sections, for ages under 3 (toddlers), ages 3-5 (preschoolers), ages 6-8 (elementary) and ages 9-12 (tweens). The list also includes some of the Best titles to come out so far in 2012, and all four lists have the top Free titles listed at the end."

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K-12 iPad Deployment Checklist

K-12 iPad Deployment Checklist | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"School has started for most of us around the country. Alarm clocks are set, bleary-eyed kids stumble their way to class, and iPads are being handed out. Just a typical day here at Eanes and many districts across the country. As the amount of 1:1 schools and districts continue to grow with many different devices, but specifically the Apple iPad, I thought it might be good to reflect and share the laundry list of items we’ve prepared in getting ready for our roll-outs. (all high school students, 8th graders, and 2 grade levels at the elementary schools are 1:1 this year) I’ve already written about 10 things NOT to do in a 1:1 here (the list is growing in year 2) but what about things we SHOULD do?"

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iPad Mini Lust – Latest Renderings Look Good | iPad Insight

iPad Mini Lust – Latest Renderings Look Good | iPad Insight | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Want to see what the rumored iPad Mini is probably going to look like? Well you’re in luck – as a number of viable looking mockups and renderings have come out over the last week or so."

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Oomf Is Like Pinterest For App Discovery | Cult of Mac

Oomf Is Like Pinterest For App Discovery | Cult of Mac | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"In some ways you can think of Ooomf as a kind of “Pinterest for apps.” Users can build catalog of apps that follow a particular theme, and share catalogs with other users. Founder Mikael Cho says if you ”identify as a creative, or a traveling nomad, or a hustling innovator, and we have different apps in each category, but the entire idea is to be a part of the whole life cycle of an app, from idea to creation.”

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We are experience, a global customer experience creative agency . My iPad sketching tools

We are experience, a global customer experience creative agency . My iPad sketching tools | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Increasingly I find that, not only do I have my sketching tools, but I also have a trusty iPad with me. This not only gives me access to many sources of inspiration but it also opens up the doors to new ways to record my ideas, sketch and even to create more detailed wireframes right then and there – wherever I am. Recently I have come across two new apps which are proving to be a great resource."

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Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition

Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
According to Apple, in January of this year, at least 1.5 million iPads were adopted by educational institutions and an astounding 20,000+ education-related apps were found in the App Store.
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad - It's THE Bomb!

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad - It's THE Bomb! | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"What blog entries would you share with someone just getting started with an iPad initiative that was facing a bit of opposition in-house?"

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App #20: Pinnacle Studio for iPad

App #20: Pinnacle Studio for iPad | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Great news for iPad 2 (or newer) owners! Pinnacle Studio (formerly known as Avid Studio) is currently available for free for a limited time only. Grab a copy now before it's too late ($4.99USD...
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Getting Older Kids to Read with Longer Text Book Apps - momswithapps.com

Getting Older Kids to Read with Longer Text Book Apps - momswithapps.com | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Longer text book apps – a hybrid of a book and an interactive game – are an emerging trend in the literary landscape. They can be read on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, so anyone with a portable device can carry a library in their pocket. As someone who has always loved to read, I can’t think of a more wonderful thing."

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Preparing for a Deluge of iPads

Preparing for a Deluge of iPads | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"From where I'm sitting, with one foot in research and one foot in practice, evidence continues to mount that schools and districts are making major iPad purchases at an astounding rate. In this post, I first want to share some evidence about the incredibly rapid adoption of iPads, and then share some things that I'm involved with to help educators make the most of this new technology. "

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September 6th: The App Backpack - Free Webinar September 6, 2012

September 6th: The App Backpack - Free Webinar September 6, 2012 | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"While many schools may already have an Apple VPP program already in place, we know that a number of teachers will also be purchasing apps themselves. In this webinar, Greg and Beth will elaborate on the App Backpack blog post and explore free as well as paid-for apps to meet essential learning objectives.

 

This event will be held LIVE at 4:00 pm EST in our Blackboard Collaborate Room."

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Front Row Vocab - Great App for the Middle & Upper Grades - Teachers with Apps

Front Row Vocab - Great App for the Middle & Upper Grades - Teachers with Apps | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Front Row Vocab, by Front Row Education, is a brilliant new app. They claim: interactive vocabulary learning software that figures out what you don’t know and helps you learn it. We, here at Teachers With Apps, can vouch for that!"

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Exploring the Use of the iPad for Literacy Learning

Exploring the Use of the iPad for Literacy Learning | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
The goal of this investigation was to explore how a fourth grade teacher could integrate iPads into her literacy instruction to simultaneously teach print-based and digital literacy goals.
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An example of using both print and digital in the classroom.

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California School Opens Multimedia 'iLab' To Support iPad Initiative -- THE Journal

California School Opens Multimedia 'iLab' To Support iPad Initiative -- THE Journal | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Following the implementation of its 1:1 take-home iPad program, a California school has revamped its 720-square-foot computer lab to create a flexible, technology-driven learning environment for students.
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iPad Diaries Part 2: Classroom Management of iPads

iPad Diaries Part 2: Classroom Management of iPads | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it


"In our district, we have not purchased enough iPads for a true 1:1 initiative. Therefore, we need to treat the campus iPads a little differently than if each student had one all the time."

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How You're Using Your iPad [INFOGRAPHIC]

How You're Using Your iPad [INFOGRAPHIC] | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
If you are one of the 53.2 million people with an iPad, you've probably developed habits related to how you best like to use your device.
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This is my body - Anatomy for kids for iPad review | iMore.com

This is my body - Anatomy for kids for iPad review | iMore.com | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
This is my body - Anatomy for kids is an iPad app that teaches the principles of human anatomy in a playful and engaging way.
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iPad Lessons - a Pinterest collection by Lisa Johnson

iPad Lessons - a Pinterest collection by Lisa Johnson | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
If you would like more iPad resources, visit my blog www.techchef4u.com, download the TechChef4u app, or find all things TechChef4u at www.kimtag.com/techchef4u.
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Your iPad may be keeping you awake at night - Times LIVE

Your iPad may be keeping you awake at night - Times LIVE | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Want a good night's sleep? Opt for a book over your iPad before bedtime, according to new research.
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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using an iPad in a Grade One Classroom | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Since November I've had the privledge of teaching with an iPad in my grade one class. Along the way I have discovered a lot of great ways to use it to help my students have their individual learning needs met. "

 

** A repeat posting of Karen's great blog post! A must read for early years educators with access to iPads in their classrooms! - John**

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How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard

How To Connect An iPad To A Smartboard | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"It’s really simple–so simple that you’re going to feel silly for not having already known this–and if you tweet this out to a colleague without checking out the stunning simplicity of it all, you’re going to feel crunchy (remember that term?) later when you realize it wasn’t quite the revelation you’d thought it might be."

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Report Says iPad Cannibalizing PC Sales in Education Market | iPad Insight

Report Says iPad Cannibalizing PC Sales in Education Market | iPad Insight | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"PC sales data for the June quarter of this year provides some clear evidence that the iPad is cannibalizing a significant chunk of PC sales in the education market – at least according to one Wall Street analyst."

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Run Office on your iPad | Macworld

Run Office on your iPad | Macworld | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
A look at three cloud-based services that let you access Microsoft Office remotely...
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iPad Creative - iPad Creative - 5 reasons why the iPad is better than the iPhone

iPad Creative - iPad Creative - 5 reasons why the iPad is better than the iPhone | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"A recent survey showed that people are actually more excited about the iPad than the iPhone. Why might that be? Let's explore..."

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10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers With Technology | Edudemic

10 Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers With Technology | Edudemic | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Combine Jenn responding that she has iPads, iPods, laptops, and SMART Boards, with a 2-hour layover in the Dulles airport followed by a two hour flight, and you have a recipe for 10 ways to create literacy centers with technology."

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