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BIFF! BOP & BAM! Comic Life for iPad App!

BIFF! BOP & BAM! Comic Life for iPad App! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Comic Life for iPad will bring your comic creativity to LIFE! Whether a graphic novel, business pamphlet or family album, this app for iPads will make it happen!
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Three things iPads do well for seniors | TUAW

Three things iPads do well for seniors | TUAW | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Forbes has put together an interesting list of three things the iPad does well for seniors.
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Future Uses for the iPad in the Operating Room: a Game Changer ?

Future Uses for the iPad in the Operating Room: a Game Changer ? | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room.
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‘iPad, iPod, I CAN’

‘iPad, iPod, I CAN’ | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Life is a learning process and for area teachers on Friday the new lesson was all about new technology that is becoming increasingly popular among the masses. A program sponsored by the Tri-County Special Education Association titled, “iPad, iPod, I CAN” was presented to teachers as a way to roll out ideas on how to use the iPad in the classroom."

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iPad Webinars | I ♥ EdTech

iPad Webinars | I ♥ EdTech | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Check out these upcoming webinars:

 

Use Your iPad to Share Resources, Collaborate, and Eliminate Paperwork  http://blog.simplek12.com/education/best-ipad-apps

 

Using Your iPad to Break Free: Don’t Be Chained to Your Desktop Computer http://blog.simplek12.com/education/best-ipad-apps

 

Digital Storytelling using the iPad
http://blog.simplek12.com/education/best-ipad-apps 

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Demibooks Composer | iPad Curriculum

Demibooks Composer | iPad Curriculum | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Demibooks Composer is the first iPad based authoring software. Do you know what that means??? It means that you hold in your hands the ability to create interactive books! Weeeee! Students and teachers can use this powerful authoring app to create interactive book apps (yes, I said apps) that include realistic physics, animation, sound and visual effects."

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College Survival Apps: iOS Edition | detechticon.com

College Survival Apps: iOS Edition | detechticon.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"While many are still skeptical about adopting mobile devices as a dedicated educational tool, I've come to find over the past month or so that, given the right applications, your smartphone/tablet can become the saving grace in a hectic college student's day-to-day routine. For those college students out there toting an iOS device such as an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, here are some of the best apps I've found for helping you make it through the semester."

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4 Ways To Use The iPad To Enhance The Use Of Your Personal Computer

4 Ways To Use The iPad To Enhance The Use Of Your Personal Computer | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Many people separate the personal computer and the iPad into two different worlds - the PC is for work and the iPad is for fun. But I think both devices don't have to be on opposite sides. They can work together harmoniously.
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Designing With Tablets in Mind: Six Tips to Remember | Webdesigntuts+

Designing With Tablets in Mind: Six Tips to Remember | Webdesigntuts+ | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Today I’m going to recap some concrete considerations you should make in order to make sure your web design is optimized for use on a touch-based tablet."

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Intellipad iPad app focuses on special education needs | Education | Macworld

Intellipad iPad app focuses on special education needs | Education | Macworld | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Intellipad’s new Intellipad 1.0 iPad app is aimed at making Apple’s tablet more useful for special education students learning to read, write, and communicate.
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Richard Dawkins’ “The Magic of Reality” is a beautiful, educational iPad experience

Richard Dawkins’ “The Magic of Reality” is a beautiful, educational iPad experience | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Richard Dawkins, a British evolutionary biologist and bestselling author of books like The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion, recently launched his latest book The Magic of Reality ...
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iPad Note Taking Apps Showdown | MacLitigator

iPad Note Taking Apps Showdown | MacLitigator | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The ability to take handwritten notes on an iPad seems like a no-brainer. But, which app to choose? Here’s a showdown of the five most frequently mentioned apps for handwritten notes on the iPad, from least liked to best bet."

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Daily iPad App: Netter's Anatomy Atlas |TUAW

Daily iPad App: Netter's Anatomy Atlas |TUAW | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Any medical student or professional will instantly recognize the name \"Netter.\" Frank H.
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Meet the iPad’s Newest Custom News Reader, Evri | PadGadget

Meet the iPad’s Newest Custom News Reader, Evri | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There are plenty of news aggregators, or custom news reader, filling up the App Store. Coming up with something that is original is hard for developers to do. Evri manages to twist the process just enough to be the newest buzz for news readers."

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Learn Guitar for iPad on the iTunes App Store

Learn Guitar for iPad on the iTunes App Store | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME!

 

From the App Store: "If you've ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar but didn't know where to start and don't want to spend a lot of money on private lessons, this is the app for you! Mahalo's beginner guitar course will get you acquainted with the basics so you can start rockin' out."

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How Do You Find Good Educational Apps? | MindShift

How Do You Find Good Educational Apps? | MindShift | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"There are a lot of amazing new educational apps out there, whether you’re looking for native apps or Web apps, apps for your mobile phone, for your tablet, or for your laptop. There a number of app stores too where you can find and download them..."

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Oregon Teaching Program Using iPad 2 to Prepare Teachers

Oregon Teaching Program Using iPad 2 to Prepare Teachers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Graduate education students at George Fox University provided devices to work with digital textbooks, class handouts and online resources...
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Collaborate documents online with others using your iPad | iGo With My iPad

Collaborate documents online with others using your iPad | iGo With My iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
No app needed! We have played with a bunch of different apps for collaborating on documents across teams and locations.
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The iPad in Education: The Apps & Deployment | williamstites.net

The iPad in Education: The Apps & Deployment | williamstites.net | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In an ear­lier post (The iPad in Edu­ca­tion and the Ques­tions — 1/10/2011) I began to look at how an iPad could be used in school in a 1:1 set­ting. When I wrote the post, I had a lot of ques­tion. Some have been answered; many have not..."

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How to Turn Your iPhone into iPad’s Wireless Camera | Tablet Buzz Blog

How to Turn Your iPhone into iPad’s Wireless Camera | Tablet Buzz Blog | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
It’s such a shame that a brilliant device such as the iPad lacks the most basic feature it’s supposed to have, a wireless iPad camera.
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Skype for iOS Updated | PadGadget

Skype for iOS Updated | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Reviews have been mixed about both the iPhone and iPad versions of Skype, with users citing concerns about the layout, battery consumption, and app crashes. While this update doesn’t exactly address those issues, it does add some great features that should improve the user experience."

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Download Gameloft’s The Oregon Trail iPhone And iPod Touch App For Free

Download Gameloft’s The Oregon Trail iPhone And iPod Touch App For Free | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For a limited time only The Oregon Trail is FREE to download to celebrate Gameloft's new upcoming game, The Oregon Trail: American Settler."

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How To Download Any File To Your iOS Device With Meteoric

How To Download Any File To Your iOS Device With Meteoric | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Download managers have been around for ages, helping us cope with not-always-reliable connections and enabling us to pause and resume downloads at will.
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Facebook to Launch iPad App at Apple’s iPhone 5 Event [EXCLUSIVE]

Facebook to Launch iPad App at Apple’s iPhone 5 Event [EXCLUSIVE] | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Facebook will launch its long-awaited iPad app at Apple's iPhone 5 launch event on Oct. 4, Mashable has learned.
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New iPad Apps: SlideRocket Player for iPad – Business Focused Presentations App — iPad Insight

New iPad Apps: SlideRocket Player for iPad – Business Focused Presentations App — iPad Insight | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
SlideRocket Player for iPad, published by VMware, is quite a good looking presentations app, especially for those who need a lot of powerful collaboration and team-focused features.
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