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There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, maker fair, makerchat, makered | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.
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And the notion is still around in lots of circles that tablets in general and iPads in particular are only consumption devices. A great riposte collection of apps arranged according to "Maker Types".

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GRID

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A new approach to spreadsheets on the iPad and iPhone, for all your personal organization, planning and problem solving.
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iPad Multimedia Tools

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Creative APP - titude: This site contains a collection of iPad multimedia apps for creativity and examples of student multimedia projects using the iPad.
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10 Fun Apps + Games to Stimulate Your Creativity

10 Fun Apps + Games to Stimulate Your Creativity | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"As a child of the 80's, predating the wide use of the internet, my options for staying creative were limited and very rarely involved technology. A sheet of paper and a pencil or perhaps a tambourine would suffice for that underlying urge to create. Nowadays, while paper, pencils, and tambourines aren't fully extinct, there are endless alternatives to quenching that artistic thirst that lies deep within many of us. With countless apps and games right in the palm of our hands, it's far more convenient to spark artistic inspiration all while having fun. Today, we bring you ten of the most entertaining apps and games on the market to creatively stimulate you and fill that artistic void in your daily life."

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Your iPad: The Creative Tool You Never Knew You Needed

Your iPad: The Creative Tool You Never Knew You Needed | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"The iPad gets a bad rap as a device designed specifically for consumption. After all, its main purpose is to keep you connected to the world. Despite that, the iPad has risen up as a creativity tool and serves as an integral part in many people’s toolkit. To get an idea of when these devices are being used, we talked with a cadre of creative types to find out not just how they’re using iPads to make things, but why."

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Creatorverse | A fun sandbox game with physics for the iPad, Android and Kindle

Creatorverse | A fun sandbox game with physics for the iPad, Android and Kindle | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
Set your creations in motion in Creatorverse, a fun sandbox game with physics for the iPad, Android and Kindle.
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Though the basic app is free, to get the most out of Creatorverse you will just have to purchase the in app packs from $0.99 to $4.99. Still the open ended creative nature of this app and the capability to share designs in a global gallery make this a must have.

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Why Tablets Are Content Creation Devices: It’s All About Context | Techland | TIME.com

Why Tablets Are Content Creation Devices: It’s All About Context | Techland | TIME.com | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
Tablets are content creation devices in their own right -- not just as toys or in niche cases, but honest-to-goodness vehicles for serious creative material. The key word: context.
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iPad Multimedia Tools

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Creative APP - titude is a fabulously comprehensive Google Site looking at iPad Multimedia Tools across Art, audio, comics through digital storytelling and more. It also includes some examples of projects using some tools as well as some links to guides.

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Consume vs Create? | Remote Access

Consume vs Create? | Remote Access | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"I’ve spoken out a fair amount about tablets in classrooms. While I like them as a device, my concern has been that given the limited and finite resources available to schools, I’ve been wondering if schools are purchasing tablets when they could be buying cameras or microphones or full laptops that allow students more leeway to both consume information and to create."

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