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Leverage your iPad and iPhone Screens to Spark Success

Leverage your iPad and iPhone Screens to Spark Success | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

I love to see how others have their iPads laid out. I actually have my iPhone and iPad with prominent apps in the same places so I never have to hunt. Here are my screens and notes about current rationale for how I organize things. Even if you have a Droid or something else, the apps and the concepts may help you as you decide how you're going to organize things.

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Neomad - An iPad Comic From Some Talented Indigenous Kids

NEOMAD is very cool iPad interactive comic created with the help of rad talented indigenous kids from Roebourne located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. This is first of its kind - a indigenous sci-fi adventure comic series, the story is based on real characters and places with in a fictional context. The comic features over 60 pages of illustrations, action films, extras, music and voice overs.

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Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition

Appealing Apps for Educators: The Back to School Edition | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
According to Apple, in January of this year, at least 1.5 million iPads were adopted by educational institutions and an astounding 20,000+ education-related apps were found in the App Store.
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Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing

Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Google just mistakenly announced updated versions of its Google Drive apps for iOS and Android that will go live within the next couple of days. Google has since deleted this post, but the updates are scheduled to arrive soon.
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iPad Apps that work with Smartboards

iPad Apps that work with Smartboards | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

The iPad looks amazing when projected onto a large screen. The students in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom gets to see the apps at work. Have a look at the list below to see if any of these might be useful in your classroom. If you have others that should be added to this list please leave a comment with the name of the app and we will add it to the list.

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The Raspberry Pi can help schools get with the program

The Raspberry Pi can help schools get with the program | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
These cheap, programmable boards should be used to equip children for a future that will be shaped by computer software, writes John Naughton...
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Welcome to Skype in the classroom

Welcome to Skype in the classroom | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

Welcome to Skype in the classroom

Meet new people, discover new cultures and connect with classes from around the world, all without leaving the classroom...

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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.
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Google Science Fair 2012!

Google Science Fair 2012! | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Everyone has a question. What's yours? We are after the most curious brains from the four corners of the globe. Anybody and everybody between 13 and 18 who has a fantastic idea to share can enter the global competition between now and 30 March 2012.
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Hashtags for state-, province-, and national-level education conversations

Hashtags for state-, province-, and national-level education conversations | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

In Iowa we use #iaedfuture to organize our online conversations about education in the state. In Wisconsin they use #wiedu...

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Idaho Teachers Fight a Reliance on Computers

Idaho Teachers Fight a Reliance on Computers | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Teachers in Idaho and elsewhere have been in revolt over policy makers thrusting technology into classrooms and shifting money to unproven teaching methods.
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iPad App Lets Kids Publish Physical Books

iPad App Lets Kids Publish Physical Books | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

Scribble Press has three brick-and-mortar stores where more than 30,000 children have created their own books. Now, with the help of the iPad, it’s gearing up to become a global business.

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What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
What I've Learned from Teaching with iPads http://t.co/deMcH06h /via @chronicle #highered #ipadchat #edtech #mlearning
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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting…...
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Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing, Ability To See Presentations

Google Drive For iOS Will Soon Get In-App Editing, Ability To See Presentations | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Google just mistakenly announced updated versions of its Google Drive apps for iOS and Android that will go live within the next couple of days. Google has since deleted this post, but the updates are scheduled to arrive soon.
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iPad Deployment Using Apple Configurator

iPad Deployment Using Apple Configurator | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

This coming school year, 325 7th graders will be receiving their own iPads in a pilot program at Citrus Springs Middle School in Citrus Springs, Florida. This may not sound like big news to some, but in our district, it's a pretty huge deal. We had some struggles using Apple Configurator to get them set up and deployed, so I created this step by step document. Keep in mind, a few of these steps are specific to CSMS, but I hope the document can help you in your deployment in some way.

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Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads

Your Quick Guide to Teaching with iPads | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Discover Jonathan Nalder (jnxyz) Twitter tweets related to: Teaching, Ipad, Tablet, Slide2learn, Adedu and more.
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Apps in Education: Apps for Grading Assessments

Apps in Education: Apps for Grading Assessments | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

Using rubrics and providing student's feedback via the iPad has not been an area that has received a great deal of attention. This is, however, starting to change. I have recently spoken to a number of teachers who have developed apps that will allows teachers to use the iPad as a viable way of assessing student work. Some of these apps actually do more than just mark work. Check out the list and see if any would work for you and your students.

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Google: “Hundreds” Of Schools In 41 States Use Chromebooks

Google: “Hundreds” Of Schools In 41 States Use Chromebooks | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
During this morning's keynote at the annual Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) conference in Orlando, Florida, Google's Product Manager for Chromebooks, Rajen Sheth, shared an update on Chromebooks' headway in educational institutions.
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#BYOD Issues with Amazon #Kindle #Fire

#BYOD Issues with Amazon #Kindle #Fire | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

The Amazon Kindle Fire has come blazing into schools, especially those with a BYOD focus. After all, Xmas just went by, and kids are dying to show off to each other what "Santa brung them!" Of course, I'm still trying to decide if I want to buy a Kindle Fire for my own use. I've already decided that the iPad 3 is a device I will probably invest in, but since I love my B&N Nook (the original), I don't need to invest in yet another device. My kids love their Amazon Kindles ($79 model).

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How Technology is Changing Education as We Know It

How Technology is Changing Education as We Know It | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

Advances in technology have always transformed the way people are educated. From the abacus that made teaching math easier millennia ago, to the word processor that changed the way research papers are written and presented, humanity’s technological progress has impacted education.

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Google Features That Make Teachers' Lives Easier

Google Features That Make Teachers' Lives Easier | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it
Today’s post is the first in several that will give you an insight to some Google tools you may not have not had the chance to previously explore.  Yes, we all Google in one form or another, but most of us are unaware of little tools and great...
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Are You an Old School or a Bold School?

Are You an Old School or a Bold School? | Mobile Tech Learning | Scoop.it

As we welcome in 2012, let’s do a quick recap of the new state of the world of education, shall we?

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