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Top 20 ipad apps to flip your classroom in #tabletscourse | Listly List

1000 MLearning apps https://mlearning.zeef.com / My Learning Diary is made with my favorite #flipclass tool Glogster http://dumacornellucian.edu.glogster.com/duma-cornel-lucian-creative-use-of-tablets-mooc-by-eun/ | GoClass for iPad, Educreations Interactive Whiteboard for iPad, Aurasma for iPad, Showbie - Paperless Classroom, and Knowmia Teach for iPad

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EUSD BTSA/Induction's curator insight, May 10, 12:34 AM

Looks good! 

CETEI's curator insight, May 10, 5:03 PM

Top 20 ipad apps to flip your classroom in #tabletscourse 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, May 11, 2:17 AM

Des applications pour soutenir la classe inversée.

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iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs

iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
CALL Scotland - Provides specialist expertise in technology for children who have speech, communication and/or writing difficulties, in schools across Scotland.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, August 12, 2014 3:00 PM

This 'wheel' of AAC Apps by Sally Millar and Gillian McNeill of CALL Scotland, provides a categorised guide to iPad Apps for people with complex communication support needs, who may need to use some form(s) of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices - Edutopia

5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices - Edutopia | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets."

 

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teachintechgal's curator insight, February 21, 2014 8:42 AM

Love that iPad stand !

Lou Salza's curator insight, March 5, 2014 8:27 AM

Those of us who work with students who have print challenges can offer opportunities to tell their stories without the delays of language processing commonly associated with dyslexia. Once students are using the video technology, they can incorporate storyboards and scripts to advance and integrate language skills. --Lou

 

Excerpt: "....Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets.

One good thing about this easy-to-use technology is that students can still use important English language arts skills like writing a narrative, planning a sequential story, and including key details when getting ready to make a movie. These apps can enhance the work that you are doing with children in the classroom and give them room to be creative storytellers...."

Betty Skeet's curator insight, March 6, 2014 4:43 AM

Using mobile devices in the classroom

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11 Mind Mapping Apps for the iPad

11 Mind Mapping Apps for the iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Mind mapping is a method that works for quite a lot of people. Brain storming, idea mapping, thought generation, think tanks – call it what you will. Traditionally done on large pieces of paper, why not use your iPad to create mind maps? You could use these for your own purposes, or “convert” those large flip charts into a smaller, digital version.


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Daniela Ayala's curator insight, May 31, 2013 5:45 AM

Mind mapping for Ipad

Lucy Beaton's curator insight, June 25, 2013 10:43 PM

Great!

Connie Wise's curator insight, July 26, 2013 6:06 PM

Many are not free apps

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wwwatanabe: Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

wwwatanabe: Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Digital storytelling http://ow.ly/hK0N2   is a first person story, where the narrator is digitally sharing his or her story; while a digital story is narrated in third person and shared digitally. Both can include imagery, background music, or motion. They also incorporate storyboarding, writing a script, revising, and publishing (the elements of writing)."

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Categorized List of iPad / iPhone/ iPod Touch apps for people with autism | iAutism

Categorized List of iPad / iPhone/ iPod Touch apps for people with autism | iAutism | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
List of applications for people with autism or other special needs for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices

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Megan Halverson's comment, February 28, 2013 11:09 AM
Thank you and yes, Wei these could be stratgies for all children! Thank you for the feedback!
Megan Halverson's comment, February 28, 2013 11:09 AM
Thank you and yes, Wei these could be stratgies for all children! Thank you for the feedback!
Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 9, 2013 11:59 PM

The folloing list of applications provide opportunities for autistic students to apply practical skills and process technologies and resources to meet current and future needs (ACARA, 2013). These skills include developing 21st century life skills such as communication.

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability.

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Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 6, 2013 7:35 PM

 In schools across Australia there is strong support for linking learning in Technologies with learning literacy skills. Learning in Technologies places a high priority on accurate and unambiguous communication (ACARA, 2013).Implementing digital technologies in learning areas such as English allows special education teachers to facilitate and accommodate the learning needs of students. This is achieved through integrating assistive devices such as the iPad and its applications to develop critical literacy skills needed in the 21st century.  Consequently special education teacher have a better opportunity to develop important General capabilities such as literacy (LIT) to allows student to become literate as they develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to interpret and use language confidently for learning and communicating in and out of school and for participating effectively in society (ACARA, 2013).

 

 

This website suggests various applications that can be used on the ipad to assist special needs students. The list of  applications were selected to improve and develop students reading, writing and spelling. They engage the students through making the activities, fun and engaging, which I think is important when teaching special needs students.

Patricia Christian's curator insight, March 22, 2014 8:53 PM

You can never have enough resources to pull from when working with mainstream or challenged students. 

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REVIEW: Visual Talks - create animated presentations for iPad

REVIEW: Visual Talks - create animated presentations for iPad | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Create exciting and lively presentations with all multimedia and graphical tools. Use the full power of your iDevice to make animated and narrated explanations of any idea and events..."


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How to Edit Digital Photos on your iPad | Mac|Life

How to Edit Digital Photos on your iPad | Mac|Life | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Whatever tool you use to edit your photos (we’re using Luminance here), the majority of the options you’ll need will be exactly the same and should work in the same basic way. Follow these six steps in order and even a picture that seems ruined can come alive under your fingers."

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10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout

10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

New Year's resolutions gathering a bit of rust? Check out these fitness apps to get you on the path to fitness once again!

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Top 12 Comprehension Apps | Reading Rockets

Top 12 Comprehension Apps | Reading Rockets | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"The ultimate goal of reading is good comprehension. We've gathered information about apps that provide practice with specific comprehension skills, including sequencing, differentiating between fact and opinion, developing word awareness (through antonyms, synonyms, and homophones), as well as several mind mapping apps."

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宮西 咲's curator insight, February 6, 2014 6:42 AM

もちっとアプリを開拓せねばなあ

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PadGadget Weekly App Series — Best News and News Reader Apps | PadGadget

PadGadget Weekly App Series — Best News and News Reader Apps | PadGadget | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"For today’s Weekly App Series we’ve found six great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have included six essential news and news reader apps in this week’s bundle."

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An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D | TechCrunch

An iPad App To Make All Your Selfies Go 3D  | TechCrunch | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Itseez3D, the first app to partner with computer vision technology company Occipital, can turn any picture you take with your iOS camera into a 3D object...

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, November 4, 2014 7:05 PM

Maker culture is becoming more ubiquitous...

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10 Apps for Social Supports and Behavior - National Center for Learning Disabilities

10 Apps for Social Supports and Behavior - National Center for Learning Disabilities | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Children with learning disabilities sometimes have social and behavioral challenges. These mobile apps may help them learn and practice connecting with others.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, April 26, 2014 2:07 PM

 "Children and teens with learning disabilities sometimes have a hard time with social skills and behavior, including reading or communicating nonverbal signals. The following mobile apps may provide your child or teen with some high-tech support. Although we did extensive research on available apps, we also learned that just because “there’s an app for that” it doesn’t mean that it’s right for everyone."


Darla Hatton and her teenage daughter have reviewed these 10 apps in Apple products for you to try out.


> iEarnedThat

> Hidden Curriculum for Kids

> Model me Going Places

> Tap to Talk

> Verbally

> Middle School Confidential 1

> Middle School Confidential 2

> Cyber Bullying

> Angry Octopus

> Your Turn - Kid Timer

Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, April 27, 2014 7:42 AM

Some of these look really promising. I think you could use some of these apps with all kinds of kids, especially younger kids!

Tony Ges's curator insight, May 28, 2014 7:36 PM

Great autism spectrum apps!

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Math Playground on the Go!

Math Playground on the Go! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Math Playground has fun and challenging learning games you can play on any mobile device.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, January 28, 2014 2:35 PM

Discover a new set of engaging math games on Math Playground that can be played online or on mobile devices! While you are there check out the Free Apps for your iPad and over 675 word problems. More great games to come!

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All About Apps (Infographic)

All About Apps (Infographic) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
  via Mobile Future Mobile Future’s infographic showcases the rapid emergence of this relatively new segment of the mobile marketplace and its contributions to U.S. innovation, job creation an...

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Gust MEES's comment, April 24, 2013 3:43 PM
#Tomas, right, BUT in two different TOPICS of my curation ;) Some people are following ONLY 1 TOPIC, so a need 2 bring it in where it fits in ===> #Education and ALSO #Apps, OK?
Tina Laramie's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:16 PM

This is something to think about. Maybe App developer is in your future.

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 24, 2013 9:20 PM

$46 Billion by 2016, wow!

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20 best iPad productivity apps

20 best iPad productivity apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
The iPad can help you get more work done in less time. Here are 20 great apps to increase your mobile productivity.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, January 6, 2013 3:40 AM

A great selection, missing a couple of gems though.

Kathy E Gill's curator insight, January 6, 2013 5:44 AM

Not specific to publishing; the usual suspects plus a couple.

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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability.

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Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 6, 2013 7:35 PM

 In schools across Australia there is strong support for linking learning in Technologies with learning literacy skills. Learning in Technologies places a high priority on accurate and unambiguous communication (ACARA, 2013).Implementing digital technologies in learning areas such as English allows special education teachers to facilitate and accommodate the learning needs of students. This is achieved through integrating assistive devices such as the iPad and its applications to develop critical literacy skills needed in the 21st century.  Consequently special education teacher have a better opportunity to develop important General capabilities such as literacy (LIT) to allows student to become literate as they develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to interpret and use language confidently for learning and communicating in and out of school and for participating effectively in society (ACARA, 2013).

 

 

This website suggests various applications that can be used on the ipad to assist special needs students. The list of  applications were selected to improve and develop students reading, writing and spelling. They engage the students through making the activities, fun and engaging, which I think is important when teaching special needs students.

Patricia Christian's curator insight, March 22, 2014 8:53 PM

You can never have enough resources to pull from when working with mainstream or challenged students. 

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The Top Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text!

The Top Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Paul Hamilton lists the top apps for students who struggle with text. Just 13 more ways to level the playing field!

 

> Paperport:  Note-taking app with audio and voice recognition

> Text Grabber:  Turn hard copy to readable PDF

> Cloudon:  Do equations and other math on the iPad

> Type on PDF:  Complete tests on the iPad; import PDF's form Dropbox

> Abilipad:  Word prediction with TTS

> Nebulous Notes:  Text editor; integrates with DropBox

> AudioNote:  Combine typed and handwritten notes with built in mic to record voice.

> Dragon Dictation:  Easy to use voice recognition; use "Speak Selection" to read dictated work.

> vBookz PDF Voice Reader:  TTS for reading PDF files

> GoodReader:  Offers TTS for text files; works with DropBox

> Idea Sketch: Create mind map and turn it into an outline.

> Book Creator: Create and share multimedia projects on the iPad

> Side by Side:  Split iPad screen into up to customizable "windows"

 

 


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Maximize Your Touch Wiki

Maximize Your Touch Wiki | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Check out this great wiki with loads of suggestions and tips for iPad apps in the classroom!

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Review: Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind - Teachers with Apps

Review: Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind - Teachers with Apps | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind, by Electric Eggplant, is a powerful tool to help tweens with the onslaught of issues they deal with on an every day basis."

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The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic

The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"If you’re a special education teacher or are simply looking for an innovative way to reach a student… this is for you. Many apps out there are useful in the classroom but they’re not always easy to find in the clogged-up app store."

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Top social media apps for the iPad 2 unveiled at Macworld

Top social media apps for the iPad 2 unveiled at Macworld | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"During the 2012 Macworld | iWorld conference, social media guru Shellie L. Hall reveals the top social media apps for the iPad 2."

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8 Killer iOS Apps That Shined at Macworld 2012

8 Killer iOS Apps That Shined at Macworld 2012 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"At this year's Macworld | iWorld event, iOS apps took center stage -- which wasn't hard for a trade show of ever-diminishing relevance."

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