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iPads in the Public Schools | Duke Today Mobile

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"If your school district has embraced student-centered learning, if it has redeveloped its curriculum, and if it no longer thinks that end-of-grade testing measures what students today do learn and need to learn, then computer-aided learning and digital learning and learning as play are wonderful. Embrace those iPads!  But the metrics, the methods, the goals and the assessments all need to change."

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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Transferring Photos and Videos Off Your #iPad

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Transferring Photos and Videos Off Your #iPad | iPads in high school | Scoop.it

"When I read this blog entry entitled, Can I Transfer Photo Albums Created On My iPad to My Windows PC? http://ow.ly/kwstj ; I couldn't help but feel it was a bit short...here it is:

 

If you are using the Photos app to create albums on the iPad – those albums will not transfer to the PC. Those albums do not actually contain the photos or copies of the photos. They merely have a pointer to the original photo in the photos app. The albums created in the Photos app are for local photo organization on the iPad only. You can transfer photos but not albums.

 

While this is true, there are ways to make transferring photos organized in albums easy, regardless of Windows/Mac computer. "


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47 Apps and Resources for the 1 iPad Classroom:

47 Apps and Resources for the 1 iPad Classroom: | iPads in high school | Scoop.it

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Lisa Johnson always has great ideas.

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edcampPDX - HOME

edcampPDX - HOME | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
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From the NW?  Consider attending.  Not from the NW?  What a great idea for sharing best practices.

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Android vs. iPad: What platform will be the long-term winner?

Android vs. iPad: What platform will be the long-term winner? | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Android tablets like the Nexus 10 boast better hardware specs than the iPad 4, but think twice: Apps and ecosystems are more important than hardware specs!
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Home

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Resources for educational technology from iPadSammy. App lists, educational websites, podcasts, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, all you need to start teaching technology is right here!
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Why National Geographic on the iPad is Amazing

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Why National Geographic on the iPad is Amazing | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
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Sells NG on the iPad by saying it combines print, image, video, and hyperlinked media in a powerful way with engaging content.  As a very long time subscriber to NG, I will now make sure I put it on my iPad.

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Being a blogger for 12 months: A Festschrift in Honour of academiPad

Being a blogger for 12 months: A Festschrift in Honour of academiPad | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
After 12 months of being a blogger, I reflect on academiPad and give a preview on the next 12 months to come.
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A great summary of some of the best postings this past year to academiPad show up about half way through this article.  If you don't follow Jo's blog regularly, these links will take you to the best of his articles.

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How to use QR codes in research and teaching

How to use QR codes in research and teaching | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
You have seen QR codes in ads, but do they make sense for academics? This post discusses why, when and how you can use QR codes in research and teaching.
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iPad Apps for School

iPad Apps for School | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
The Best iOS Apps for Students and Teachers
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Richard Byrne is always bringing us great ideas in his Free Technology for Teachers.  This is a wonderful tool for schools going with a 1-1 adoption of iPads.

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - The Single Most Important Factor for iPad Success in Schools

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - The Single Most Important Factor for iPad Success in Schools | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
When you think of iPads in schools, you probably think of a cart that's wheeled into a classroo...
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iPad Research in Schools - Use and Impact of the iPad

iPad Research in Schools - Use and Impact of the iPad | iPads in high school | Scoop.it

An in-depth study that took place in Scotland, looking at "issues associated with the deployment of personal mobile devices as tools for teaching and learning."
Four themes were identified:

* How tablet devices impacted teaching and learning?

* Leadership and management issues

* Parental engagement

* Professional development and learning for teachers

The post lists six headlines from the study, including (quoting):

* The adoption of mobile technologies on a personal basis significantly increases access to technology for students, both inside and beyond school, with many attendant benefits for learning which include greater motivation, engagement, parental involvement, and understanding of complex ideas.

 * Teachers are equally engaged by the use of a device like the iPad which has a low learning curve enabling them to use it immediately as a teaching tool and a learning tool for themselves.

For more information click through to the article. To download the report you will need to go a link at the end of the articles "iPad Scotland Evaluation."


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Collect Student iPad Creations with Edmodo

This video outlines how the Edmodo app can be used to collect student created IMAGES and VIDEOS from a classroom set of iPads.


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Tomorrow belongs to the tablet

Tomorrow belongs to the tablet | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Is Apple's next big thing already out there?

 

This raises a more basic question: Why are people willing to spend $329 on an iPad when they can get an Android tablet for $200? It's not because the iPad is prettier or more powerful. It's because it's more useful – because its App Store is packed with more apps than you'll find for any other tablet. Apple says it has 350,000 tablet-specific apps in its store; Google has never disclosed the number of tablet-specific Android apps, but anyone who's ever perused the Play store knows the number is tiny. This is a crucial advantage, because unlike a phone, a tablet is pretty useless without great apps.


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iPad Screencasting: Educreations and Explain Everything - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

iPad Screencasting: Educreations and Explain Everything - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
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iPad As....

iPad As.... | iPads in high school | Scoop.it

"iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments."


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Sente vs. Papers: What is the best PDF management system?

Sente vs. Papers: What is the best PDF management system? | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Sente and Papers are the two most advanced PDF management systems for the Mac. This article helps you decide which one is the best for you.
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Tabcam – Integrate live video with images, annotation, text and animation into iPad lessons. | AVer USA

Tabcam – Integrate live video with images, annotation, text and animation into iPad lessons. | AVer USA | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Blend your lesson content through your iPad; Capture and stream live video to your iPad; View, manipulate, annotate over video; Use Whiteboard to combine and annotate over content
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May be worth looking at.  "I FINALLY have a solution that combines all of my lesson content, adds live video, allows me to annotate, record and share all through my iPad!"

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iCell for iPad Gives Students 3D Views of Cells

iCell for iPad Gives Students 3D Views of Cells | iPads in high school | 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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10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program - iPads in Education

10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program - iPads in Education | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Portions excerpted from new book, iPad in Education for Dummies by Sam Gliksman

iPads have certainly become a highly desired commodity in education. Appl…
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Use the Gooru iPad App to Find Good Educational Videos and More

Use the Gooru iPad App to Find Good Educational Videos and More | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Gooru is a free service that launched earlier this year with the goal of organizing educational videos and other resources according to subject and grade level. Over the weekend Gooru launched a fr...
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - 5 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - 5 Ways to Show Your iPad on a Projector Screen | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Teachers really want to the ability to display their iPad or their students' iPads on a projector ...
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How tablets are invading the classroom | Digital Trends

How tablets are invading the classroom | Digital Trends | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Tablets are launching a full scale assault on education. We take a look at the adoption of tablets in schools and which tablet will reign supreme in the evolving world of education.
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - iPad Document Camera Stand

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - iPad Document Camera Stand | iPads in high school | Scoop.it
Justin Franks contacted me this week with a link to a YouTube video where he proudly shows off his...
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