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The fun of the classic Polaroid camera on the iPad | iGo With My iPad

The fun of the classic Polaroid camera on the iPad | iGo With My iPad | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
When Polaroid stopped making their classic cameras and instant film, a lot of folks where left with a void in their photography fun.

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34 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad

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34 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad

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Best document editing apps for iPad: Pages, Google Drive, Microsoft Word, and more!

Best document editing apps for iPad: Pages, Google Drive, Microsoft Word, and more! | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Whether you're a college student doing research or a professional drafting up proposals, these are the very best document editing apps for iPad! The iPad is a great writing utility and that includes editing and drafting documents, no matter what kind of work you do. From embedding images and charts to writing a term paper for college, there are lots of App Store apps for iPad that...

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36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought

36 Core Teacher Apps For Inquiry Learning With iPads - TeachThought | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"The interest in inquiry-based learning seems to ebb and flow based on–well, it’s not clear why it ever ebbs.

 

In short, it is a student-centered, Constructivist approach to learning that requires critical thinking, and benefits from technology, collaboration, resourcefulness, and other modern learning skills that never seem to fall out of favor themselves.

 

Regardless, St Oliver Plunkett Primary School has put together two very useful images that can help you populate your iPad–or classroom of iPads–with apps that support both inquiry-based learning (the second image below), and a more general approach to pedagogy based on Apple’s uber-popular tablet (the top image)."


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Emily Kate Hardy's curator insight, February 27, 11:35 PM

Inquiry Learning isn't something I do that often.

Martin Debattista's curator insight, February 28, 2:30 AM

Many of these app are also available for Android - Dropbox, Evernote, Skype, all Google apps obviously etc. 

Mick Huiet's curator insight, March 15, 2:06 AM

This is a very logical organization of apps.  It would be interesting to compares other schools or districts app usage in this manner.

 

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QR Codes, Science Research, and Spelling Lists by Cheryl Snyder | iPads in the K-2 Classroom

QR Codes, Science Research, and Spelling Lists by Cheryl Snyder | iPads in the K-2 Classroom | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"My second graders love using the I-nigma app to read QR codes.  As part of our science curriculum on environmental interactions we went to Pinchot for an Environmental Field Day, focusing on Insects and other “Pests.”  As a follow up activity when we returned, the students completed the “Spiders QR Webquest.”" http://blog.wssd.k12.pa.us/ipads/files/2013/06/QR-Spider-Activity.docx


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S. Amon's curator insight, June 10, 2013 7:26 AM

Maybe something new here. Read later

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Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Two Wonderful Visual Lists of Educational iPad Apps for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.

The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same."


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Mats Öström's curator insight, July 26, 2013 5:24 AM

Ser ut att vara ett bra startpaket

Katie Keller Tonore's curator insight, July 27, 2013 11:33 AM

This is a helpful tool for classroom teachers....

Sameer Buti's comment, August 7, 2013 2:32 AM
One more apps for students to enhance their skills.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kids-story-ebook-animal-pond/id674489263
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Go Mobile with your Presentations - Presefy.com

Go Mobile with your Presentations - Presefy.com | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Spice up your presentations by going 100% mobile and allow your audience to follow in real-time on their own devices.

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5 Powerful Social Media Tools For Your Classroom - Edudemic

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The best social media tools for your classroom are free, easy to use, and right here. We break down some of the newest and noteworthy for you.

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10 Excellent Video Editing Apps

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These 10 apps make shooting and editing video on your smartphone a breeze.

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The 3 Best Educational iPad Apps Released in Q1 2013

The 3 Best Educational iPad Apps Released in Q1 2013 | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
Top 3 new iPad educational apps, released in Q1 2013, that are informative, interactive, as well as extremely well-designed.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 30, 2013 11:39 PM

1st Q best iPad apps

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iPaddiction: Flowboard - Storytelling On The iPad

iPaddiction: Flowboard - Storytelling On The iPad | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"Flowboard is another great storytelling tool.

                     Elegant                     Simple                     Multiple Options"


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App combos with the iPad - Innovate My School

App combos with the iPad - Innovate My School | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"The iPad is perhaps the most talked-about piece of technology in teaching. Enthralled by tales of educational potential and egged-on by technophile staff, head teachers might be forgiven for investing in the trendy tablets without fully considering how they should be used."


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Using your iPad as a digital whiteboard - Innovate My School

Perhaps you want to broadcast a tutorial or e-learning resource to your students or maybe create a collaborative task that can be viewed by the whole class.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Video - How to Use Audacity and Other Tools to Create Podcasts

Free Technology for Teachers: Video - How to Use Audacity and Other Tools to Create Podcasts | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

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Educational Technology Guy: educlipper Social Web Clipper iPad app Gets Even More Great Features

Educational Technology Guy: educlipper Social Web Clipper iPad app Gets Even More Great Features | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

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Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

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John Rudkin's curator insight, March 21, 10:18 AM

.....or contact me.  See http://www.Lancashire-regional.tv

Bridget Bengtson's curator insight, March 21, 11:05 AM

This is a fantastic tool for engaging anyone with picture or video for behavioral feedback, or for social stories and language development.  Very easy to operate and free.  Social stories for kids are a snap.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 12:16 PM

This is a guest post from Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. 

Publishing student video that is created with iPads can be a challenging process, especially with younger students. Even schools that are Google Apps typically decide to turn off YouTube uploads to the student accounts. However, with the use of a handful of free applications, students can create video content on iPad, share their creation with a teacher, and then have the teacher upload to their YouTube channel or a class YouTube channel. 

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How To Use Instagram In The Classroom - Edudemic

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You can actually use Instragram in the classroom and library. Here are a few simple ways that should help you start trying something new!

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, September 4, 2013 4:39 AM

How to use instagram in school AND in libraries...

hedgeshandy's comment, October 17, 2013 6:29 AM
Its trendy :)
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Download Our Free iPad Safety Poster

Download Our Free iPad Safety Poster | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"You love your students, and you love your shiny new iPad. But when you put the two together, you get a little nervous. You see, expensive technology doesn’t always mix with rambunctious second graders—or even clumsy high school seniors. That’s why we created this free iPad safety poster to share with your students. Download and print it today http://www.weareteachers.com/docs/printable-materials/keep-our-ipads-safe.pdf?sfvrsn=0 !"


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Kiera Parrott’s Picks from the Best Apps for Teaching and Learning | ALA 2013 - The Digital Shift

Kiera Parrott’s Picks from the Best Apps for Teaching and Learning | ALA 2013 - The Digital Shift | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

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Project Showcase

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Includes student work examples from iBand, Toontastic, Doodlecast, Storyrobe, Puppet Pals and more.


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8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic

8 Powerful Apps To Help You Create Books On The iPad - Edudemic | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
It's never been easier to quickly and easily get your digital pen flowing. The following are powerful apps designed to help you create books on the iPad.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, October 11, 2013 11:13 AM

The possibilities just keep growing!

mrsjgarcia's curator insight, October 11, 2013 2:30 PM

We use Book Creator, which apps do you use?

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You're Creating iPad Art Without Even Trying

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'Invisible Hieroglyphics' is a collection of fingerprints lifted off iPads. They picture how we interface with today's hottest apps and social networks.

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David Miller's curator insight, May 1, 2013 4:09 AM

Sweet! But is it art .. :)

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Mobile Apps for Elementary Students [Infographic] - AvatarGeneration

Mobile Apps for Elementary Students [Infographic] - AvatarGeneration | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"We came across an interesting infographic from edweek which showed that 70% of the top selling educational apps on iTunes are geared towards elementary or pre-school children. It makes an interesting point about app development for middle and high school students. We wonder why is there such a gap between these two markets? "


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Kimberly A. Hurd's curator insight, May 22, 2013 2:51 PM

Investigating the gap in learning between elementary schools and middle-high  schools concerning apps.

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Evernote: A Must-Have App for the iPhone and iPad [iOS]

Evernote: A Must-Have App for the iPhone and iPad [iOS] | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it

"In the last several months, the iOS versions of Evernote have undergone a significant overhaul of their user interfaces, closely mirroring the design and features of the counterpart web and Mac applications. We have added the iOS versions of Evernote to our Best of iPad Apps, and Best of iPhone Apps pages where they sit alongside our other picks for the platform.

Evernote is a free universal app that works on the iPhone and iPad."


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How Nearpod Brought Active Learning To My Classroom - Edudemic

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I took a chance and tried using Nearpod in my classroom. What happened next has changed my classroom forever.

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How to share books and PDFs directly from iBooks for iPhone and IPad | iMore.com

How to share books and PDFs directly from iBooks for iPhone and IPad | iMore.com | iPads in the Elementary Library | Scoop.it
If you find a book you think a friend might like, iBooks gives you an easy way to share a link directly to that book for them to check it out and purchase it if they choose.

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