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New iPad App May Be The Future Of Collaborative Online Learning

New iPad App May Be The Future Of Collaborative Online Learning | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
A startup wants to turn video lessons into something more interactive and immersive. It's like a Skype chat on steroids. Harvard Professor Michael Sandel is on board and his popular video lectures are now in a must-see iPad app.
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Some Schools Actually Want Students To Play With Their Smartphones In Class : NPR

Smartphones and tablets can be a big distraction to students, but some schools are embracing these Internet-ready mobile devices as tools for learning. Bring-your-own-device policies have benefits in the classroom, but there are drawbacks, too.
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A Big List of 375 Free eBooks for Your iPad, Kindle, Nook and Other Devices

A Big List of 375 Free eBooks for Your iPad, Kindle, Nook and Other Devices | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
Last week, Amazon announced that it would start shipping a promising, new ebook reader in early October -- the Kindle Paperwhite. The Paperwhite looks much like the old school, e-ink Kindle that you know and maybe love.
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Web Highlighter

Web Highlighter | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

Installing the Web Highlighter bookmarklet enables you to easily highlight and bookmark webpages in iPad Safari, just like in iBooks.

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5 Top Augmented Reality Apps for Education | tecBird

5 Top Augmented Reality Apps for Education | tecBird | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

The concept of augmented reality has been in existence for a few years now despite the fact that many users of mobile devices are under the impression that it is a new phenomenon. New technologies such as Google’s augmented reality glasses which are the first computing eyewear are still in the testing phase. This leads mobile device users to believe augmented reality is new on the horizon.

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Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup | Edutopia | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
From smartphones and tablets, to MP3 players and e-readers, today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile learning resources from Edutopia and around the Web.
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22 Best Educational iPad Apps Collections | Web Design Core

22 Best Educational iPad Apps Collections | Web Design Core | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

There is no arguing about the fact that the root of all evil is ignorance and the root of all good is knowledge. Wealth, respect, fame – they all spring from knowledge. Perhaps this is the reason why wise men attach so much importance to education. . . .

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Apps We Are Using In Our MS iPad Program

Apps We Are Using In Our MS iPad Program | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
We are in year two of our iPad program at Allendale Columbia School. Currently, all students in grades 6 through 9 are given an iPad. Huge thanks to Rob Doran, Math and Computer Science teacher, fo...
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How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic

How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

"Last year, with a fearless group of 10th graders in Katrina Kennett’s English class at Plymouth South High School, we attempted to transform the traditional research process to a completely paperless one using a fresh new cart of iPads."

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The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education | Edudemic

The Secret To Successfully Using iPads In Education | Edudemic | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

What do hammers have to do with iPads? iPads are exactly like hammers, they are simply a tool. While the screen may shine and the intuitive nature of the device impress even the most cynical user, they are little more than tools in the classroom.

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What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad

What Students Can Actually DO With An iPad | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
Online, in workshops, and even with friends, I frequently get asked What can the iPad actually do? as a sort of challenge to the worth of the device. I would rather that they ask, What can you actually do with an iPad?
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How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning

How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
What happens when you deploy new iPads and use an old way of thinking? Or when you actually let students take iPads home? This is how iPad implementation went down at the Redlands College.
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How to make a student iPad podcasting studio. | SchoolTechnology.org

How to make a student iPad podcasting studio. | SchoolTechnology.org | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

This past summer I converted our conventional podcasting studio with PCs over to iPads in hopes of improving the workflow. To be honest, I amazed at how easy podcasting is now for my elementary students. Here are the basics:

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Apps in Education: 10 Apps for Documenting Learning

Apps in Education: 10 Apps for Documenting Learning | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the things that really excites me about the iPad is the ability of the students to show their learning. I am not talking about the end product here, I am talking about the act of learning that can be shown by students recording their processes."

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8 Creative Poetry Apps

8 Creative Poetry Apps | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
Whether you are an amateur poet who enjoys writing and reading poetry for fun and to relax or you are or aspire to be a professional poet, there’s an app available to meet your poetry needs.
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
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Apps for Multiple Intelligences. . .from www.ipadders.eu

Apps for Multiple Intelligences. . .from www.ipadders.eu | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

An Interactive Image of apps. . .arranged by concept - ThingLink...

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9 Surprising Ways Schools Are Using iPads Around The World

9 Surprising Ways Schools Are Using iPads Around The World | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks.
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“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” - Teachers with Apps

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” - Teachers with Apps | mLearning 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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100 Incredible iPhone Apps for Modern Mobile Learning | Bachelor's Degree Online

100 Incredible iPhone Apps for Modern Mobile Learning | Bachelor's Degree Online | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

With seemingly endless possibilities for education on the iPhone, there are a lot of great apps that students, educators, and even administrators can enjoy. We've shared 100 of the best of them here, and we encourage you to put them to work in the new school year.

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The ultimate guide on how to annotate PDF files on the iPad

The ultimate guide on how to annotate PDF files on the iPad | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it
This post discusses three PDF annotation and management user profiles and presents an overview of 13 apps to annotate PDF files.
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10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning | Edudemic

10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning | Edudemic | mLearning in Education | Scoop.it

The mobile learning revolution is creating a lot of buzz in the education world, and the benefits undoubtedly stand out. But nothing exists as a purely positive entity. While the movement toward “m-learning” (as those totally in the know call it) marks a change in how education approaches technological developments, anyone considering the developing tools needs to research the downsides before making the leap.

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