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60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

"For today's post I am sharing with you an excellent presentation featuring some of the top educational iPad apps. I have gone through each title and found them really worth sharing with you here. Have a look and share with us your comments . Enjoy!"


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Teachers, listen up!

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60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers 

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Excellent insight

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Teachers should take note.
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Why Mac is cheaper than a PC

Why Mac is cheaper than a PC | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Reading the headline you must be thinking either I am smoking something or maybe I got one of those employee discounts from Mac to buy one cheaper than PC.

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Anyone want to talk about ease-of-use??

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Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student

Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Much has been said about the iPad being a revolutionary device for education. There are even education conferences that are dedicated to its use. About a year ago, after the death of Apple founder St

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John Rudkin's curator insight, December 18, 2012 12:31 PM

Amazing for Assistive Use.

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Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers

Copyright & Schools: photocopy, scan, screen or broadcast copyright resources in classrooms - simple advice for teachers | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

One-stop-shop with guidance for teachers copying and using books, magazines, newspapers, music, film & TV in classrooms - from the CLA, ERA, NLA, CCLI, PPL, PRS, MPLC, PVS


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John Rudkin's curator insight, December 29, 2012 4:34 AM

Great resouirce on copyright rules 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 29, 2012 11:42 AM

Excelent way of showing what to do about copyrights

ProfeRed's curator insight, January 1, 2013 3:48 PM

Schools rely on a vast pool of resources and this site is here to help you make full use of copyright material such as books, television, music, films, and websites.

To start, simply click on the icon of the resource or activity that best describes what you want to do and follow an option to see how to use that material legally and where to find more information.

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5 Reasons The iPad Will Stay The King of the Classroom - Edudemic

5 Reasons The iPad Will Stay The King of the Classroom - Edudemic | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
The biggest and most oft-heard criticism of the iPad usually revolves around it not behaving like a desktop PC or laptop. The people making this complaint are simply missing the point.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, January 4, 2013 2:34 PM

Great logical model.

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10 Great Annotating Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Annotating Apps for iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

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Can you advise me about switching from a Windows PC to a 2012 iMac?

Can you advise me about switching from a Windows PC to a 2012 iMac? | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Hi, Am a bit of a green horn when it comes to technology and could do with some tech advice here. My PC is about 4 years old and have been mulling over moving from PC to the recently launched iMac 2012 model.

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Are you kidding? What advice haven't you gotten, I mean taken?

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John Rudkin's curator insight, February 25, 2013 2:35 AM

As quickly as you can.....

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Puffin: The iPad’s Professional Web Browser

Puffin: The iPad’s Professional Web Browser | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

Apple's dominant iPad platform does not have a shortage of web browsers. From Apple's own excellent Safari to Google's rising Chrome, the iPad enjoys quality


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Next on the to-do list...

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Turn your iPhone into a satellite phone with SatSleeve

Turn your iPhone into a satellite phone with SatSleeve | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
So, you've got your iPhone with you, but you're stuck in the middle of the Indian Ocean or on top of Everest? [Turns out that you can make iPhone calls

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60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

"For today's post I am sharing with you an excellent presentation featuring some of the top educational iPad apps. I have gone through each title and found them really worth sharing with you here. Have a look and share with us your comments . Enjoy!"


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Teachers, listen up!

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Gina Saliba's curator insight, April 25, 2013 5:59 PM

60 Educational iPad Apps for Teachers 

John Rudkin's curator insight, April 26, 2013 2:39 AM

Excellent insight

Lori Carter's comment, August 26, 2013 2:59 PM
Teachers should take note.
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Here's Why The New Mac Pro Is The Most Badass Desktop Computer Ever

Here's Why The New Mac Pro Is The Most Badass Desktop Computer Ever | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
At WWDC, Apple unveiled their new design for the Mac Pro. It's the most powerful desktop they've ever made.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, June 16, 2013 9:06 AM

There's one huge fan!

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Apple's New Mac Pro Already Appearing in Benchmarks Ahead of Expected Fall Launch | MacTrast

Apple's New Mac Pro Already Appearing in Benchmarks Ahead of Expected Fall Launch | MacTrast | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Although Apple has already offered a sneak peek at their new sleek black aluminum Mac Pro, they've stopped short of revealing the actual specs of the new device - but new Geekbench results appearing at Primate Labs may shed a bit of light on what...

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No more "wait for it...". Finally!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, June 20, 2013 4:23 PM

First performance data hits the street.

The Digital Aviator's comment, July 28, 2013 4:39 AM
The start of the marketing campaign or a release perhaps ahead of time?
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iPads for Teaching

iPads for Teaching | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Welcome to the iPads4teaching site! This site will provide you with tips, tricks and resources for teaching and learning with the iPad.  You can find extensive information about Bloom's and iPads...

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If only school budgets would be spent on technology for true learning and not for administrators who are still clueless. This is amazing!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, July 12, 2013 2:51 PM

Wowee, what a site!  Excellent.

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Apple's new Mac Pro: a force to be reckoned with

Apple's new Mac Pro: a force to be reckoned with | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Apple's new Mac Pro is its most stunning and futuristic desktop computer.

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Every video or graphic designers dream! Add a Thunderbolt 27" screen and sit back and gloat...

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John Rudkin's curator insight, July 27, 2013 4:03 PM

Bullet?

iPhonefixed's curator insight, July 28, 2013 1:29 AM

Wow, George Lucas would have this inthe next Start Wars film.

The Digital Aviator's curator insight, July 28, 2013 4:38 AM
At what point does desire override common sense based around need? I guess when you can indulge it... 'want one!
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How Apple Could Really Change the World: Kill Office | Cult of Mac

How Apple Could Really Change the World: Kill Office | Cult of Mac | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it

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John Rudkin's curator insight, December 16, 2012 4:07 AM

Could anything ever push MS Office to No 2?  Time will tell.  

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How iPads, Bob Marley's 'One Love' Help These Autistic High Schoolers Make Sweet Music

How iPads, Bob Marley's 'One Love' Help These Autistic High Schoolers Make Sweet Music | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
On one recent day at PS 177 in Queens, NY, a scene that’s typical this time of year unfolds: the school band plays some holiday tunes in the hallway.

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Always understated and overlooked.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, December 18, 2012 3:49 PM

Amazing music makers.

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U.S. Education Dept. Offers Tools for Evaluating Ed. Tech.

U.S. Education Dept. Offers Tools for Evaluating Ed. Tech. | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporter and Digital Directions Deputy Editor Sean Cavanagh and Staff Writer Katie Ash explore how technology is shaping teaching and learning and the management of schools.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, December 30, 2012 5:22 AM

US Dept of Education gets its act together in ways that Britain's can only dream about!

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Education Technology News: Apple's iPad Seeing Huge Growth in Education Sector

Education Technology News: Apple's iPad Seeing Huge Growth in Education Sector | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
When talking about the education technology field, there are a number of companies that are making a name for themselves when it comes to moving the field sector forward.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, January 10, 2013 1:13 PM

and iPadAcademyUk is one of them!

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Readers' Choice Awards 2013: Laptops and Desktops

Readers' Choice Awards 2013: Laptops and Desktops | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
It's a new year, and with it comes a new set of survey results. We start with your picks for the best makers of personal computers with the best service and support.

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Surprise, surprise, surprise. NOT!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, February 21, 2013 5:22 PM

Apple does it again, again.  You can't argue the figures.  Nor argue the facts.

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Google's New Laptop Can't Compete With The MacBook Air

Google's New Laptop Can't Compete With The MacBook Air | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
Google vs Apple.

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John says all that needs be said.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, February 24, 2013 8:17 AM

Horses for courses (and I'm not refering to food here!).  Business Insider says MacBook Air is by far the better.....

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How To Add Dial Extension Number Button To Contacts On iPhone | Redmond Pie

How To Add Dial Extension Number Button To Contacts On iPhone | Redmond Pie | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
There are tons of little neat tips and tricks scattered throughout iOS just waiting to be discovered.

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What should be in the skinny user's manual.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, March 10, 2013 4:52 AM

Well, would you credit it.... a really useful HIDDEN feature again!!!!!!

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Want the most reliable Windows PC? Buy a Mac (or maybe a Dell) | ZDNet

Want the most reliable Windows PC? Buy a Mac (or maybe a Dell) | ZDNet | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
A new report from Soluto uses data from its massive online database of PC crashes, hangs, and performance metrics to identify the 10 most reliable Windows PCs you can buy today. Surprisingly, a MacBook Pro is at the top of the list.

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Why does it take Windows users so long to see the inevitable?

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John Rudkin's curator insight, April 24, 2013 2:05 PM

No surprises. You just can't get a better built computer.  So why use a sub standard OS on it?

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Why iPad is Apple’s most valuable product

Why iPad is Apple’s most valuable product | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
The iPad has always labored under the shadow of its little brother the iPhone. When Apple launched the tablet back in the spring of 2010, everyone thought it was derivative -- it's just a big iPhone!

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John Rudkin's curator insight, April 27, 2013 1:42 PM

It not only defines an IT Category, it leads the future of IT.

 

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Police track stolen iPad using smartphone app - KOMO News

Police track stolen iPad using smartphone app - KOMO News | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
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Police track stolen iPad using smartphone app
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He handed over a smoke, at which point he said the strangers chased him, knocked him to the ground and took a backpack containing his iPad.

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We tried to tell ya. You can't fix stupid.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, June 18, 2013 4:14 AM

When will they learn?

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Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (A1521)

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (A1521) | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
With the new AirPort design and the inclusion of 802.11ac, it's plain to see that Apple is taking steps forward with its networking devices.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, July 1, 2013 11:45 AM

Idiot proof? I doubt that, but good to hear it anyway.  Great review

 

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Apple TV grabbed 56% of streaming devices market in 2012

Apple TV grabbed 56% of streaming devices market in 2012 | Apple Mac info | Scoop.it
In 2012, Apple accounted for 56 percent of sales in the consumer streaming video device market with Apple TV, despite "relatively narrow content access," with Roku coming in second with a 21 percent share.

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John Rudkin's curator insight, July 17, 2013 6:09 AM

Remarkable performance, but is this the full story? Apple TV is a remarkable device in other ways - as it delivers an easy bridge to other services, networks and especially in education.