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Make a Free Web App In Minutes

Jarrod Robinson shows how to make a free web app in minutes in this movie from his YouTube channel. In this example we build an app for a senior class to assist with mobile learning

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TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games

TechCrunch | TinyTap App Lets Kids Create Customized iPad Books & Games | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
TinyTap is a new iPad application designed for kids which introduces a different angle on the "record-your-own-voice" storybooks craze, by offering a playable book or game you and your kids can customize with your own photos, camera shots, music,...
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Cargo-Bot – iPad

Cargo-Bot – iPad | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Presenting Cargo-Bot. The first game programmed entirely on iPad using Codea™ Get it for free on the App Store.

Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Sounds simple, right? It features 36 fiendishly clever puzzles, haunting music and stunning retina graphics. You can even record your solutions and share them on YouTube to show your friends.

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Turn photos into sketches on iOS

Turn photos into sketches on iOS | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
There are tons of apps that add retro effects to your images, but another group of photography apps turns your images into art. Read this blog post by Jason Parker on iPhone Atlas.
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Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Share your iPad app list with others

Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch: Share your iPad app list with others | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

Kathy Schrock provides "directions for creating a pdf list of the apps on your iOS device to share with others."

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Typing in the Age of iPads -- THE Journal

Typing in the Age of iPads -- THE Journal | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
Efforts to make "typing" on handheld devices like iPads functional are inspiring new ideas for modifying or replacing the typewriter-inspired keyboard format.
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Directly Download an Enhanced ePUB eBook to Your iPad | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

Wes Fryer posts "As this summer approaches, I’ve been contacted by additional instructors wanting to use “Playing with Media” as a course text. To facilitate student downloading of the iPad eBook version, I created a six minute narrated slideshow and screencast explaining these download and installation steps."

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Learning with 'e's: iPad or iFad?

Learning with 'e's: iPad or iFad? | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

Steve Wheeler asks "What are your views about one iPad for every child? Is it innovative and far-sighted, or just another gimmick with little evidence to justify the cost?" 

Make sure you read and contribute to the Comment Stream.

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Fluency Timer Now Available for iPad/iPod/iPhone | Creating Lifelong Learners

Fluency Timer Now Available for iPad/iPod/iPhone | Creating Lifelong Learners | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"My desktop app, Fluency Timer, is now available for the iOS (iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches). The app provides an adjustable timer with integrated voice recording to allow teachers, parents, and students to easily record student fluency readings. It’s designed simply so that even primary age students can use the app to record themselves reading."

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iPad & iPhone Music App Review: Hokusai Audio Editor

iPad & iPhone Music App Review: Hokusai Audio Editor | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
In-depth review of the powerful music app Hokusai Audio Editor from Wooji Juice for iPad or iPhone...

Hokusai is an iOS audio editor that lets you manipulate audio in a variety of ways that will move easily into your work flow.

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How Green Is Your iPad? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Green Is Your iPad? [INFOGRAPHIC] | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
It can be difficult to put in perspective the environmental impact of our electronics. Let's take a look at how the iPad measures up.
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WikiView - Wikipedia Reader for iPad on the iTunes App Store

""WikiView is a beautiful Wikipedia reader designed specifically for the iPad. The interface makes navigating articles a joy by placing all the commonly used features a tap a way." It is a four and a half star app that is free for a limited time."

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Student-Created Apps 4 Students - A Listly List

Student-Created Apps 4 Students - A Listly List | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"This list of free educational apps were all created by two teams of the iLearn Project. The two student teams are at New River Community College (NRCC Games) and Radford University (Games Lab at RU)."

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Tapikeo HD - Teachers with Apps

Tapikeo HD - Teachers with Apps | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Tapikeo HD is an iPad app that truly can be whatever you want to make of it.

Create social stories (parents of kids with autism really know the importance of these tools), audio-enabled picture books, visual schedules, memory aids, scrapbooks, and storyboards. Through Tapikeo’s grid layout, you can create combinations of audio and pictures that has the potential to serve a particular function. All you really need is some imagination, and Tapikeo will provide the platform."

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App #7: Numbers

App #7: Numbers | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
How Numbers for iPad can save you time and make life easier during report card time! Numbers (itunes link) spreadsheet app directly from Apple, is a worthy Microsoft Excel-like competitor for the i...
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NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store

"The NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App delivers curated, relevant, and timely edtech projects and news to your iPad or iPhone every weekend. It also includes the entire NMC Horizon Report series on emerging technology across various learning sectors, and a rich, searchable, re-mixable database of educational technology and innovation resources. Whether you are in higher education, K-12, or the museum world, the NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App delivers the best of the NMC Horizon Project."

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Tether: The iPad controller for your mac.

Tether: The iPad controller for your mac. | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Get unstuck from the front of the room. If you
present from your mac computer, your life
may never be the same again. Now you can walk
into a classroom, control your computer and
master your presentation directly from your iPad."

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Official Google Blog: A faster, simpler Google Search app for iPhone

May 24, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Starting today, when you use the Google Search app on your iPhone, you’ll see a completely redesigned interface that gives you faster results, beautiful full-screen image search, and a simple way to access all your Google apps in one place.

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New Update To Bump App Brings Photo Transfers Between iPhone And Computer -- AppAdvice

New Update To Bump App Brings Photo Transfers Between iPhone And Computer -- AppAdvice | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
A new update of the Bump app brings the ability to easily transfer photos between your iPhone and computer.
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GeoMeasure App

GeoMeasure App | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

The Free GeoMeasure app "....allows you to use your location to measure from point to point, get directions, and do linear calculations or area calculations."

Geo Measure at http://goo.gl/WRGeU is a paid for alternative

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How I Published to the iTunes Bookstore

How I Published to the iTunes Bookstore | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
I have recently published a book in the iTunes store. (Read about it here or here.) Some people have expressed interest in knowing how exactly I was able to do this. Well the good news is that it's not very difficult.
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DIY

DIY | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it
A community of kids who make, learn new skills, use technology constructively, begin a lifelong adventure of curiosity, and spend time offline, too.

There's an app for that too....

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teachwithyouripad - Science Apps

teachwithyouripad - Science Apps | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

Science apps are the most abundant in iTunes. There are several solar systems, and periodic table. If you search science in iTunes, you will find pages. The only thing science apps are missing is a projection app.

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Hi! Managers: 'One Tablet PC per Child' misses mark - The Nation

Hi! Managers:  'One Tablet PC per Child' misses mark - The Nation | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"The Thai government's One Tablet PC per Child policy is a noble effort to help children gain access to information, and to keep up with changing information technologies. But will it help them to think?"

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The Digital Down Low: Some critical questions about iPads and 1-1 learning

The Digital Down Low: Some critical questions about iPads and 1-1 learning | mrpbps iDevices | Scoop.it

"Over the past 18 months I’ve visited ‘iPad’ schools, attended a range of iPads in schools workshops, and participated in online conversations of all forms regarding this platform. Conversations tend to center around apps, how the devices are going to be insured, the ‘best’ apps for for _________ purpose, etc. Most of what I’ve seen and heard described are learning experiences that could easily be done with less expensive technologies, including a piece of paper and a pencil. The focus of these conversations leaves me feeling a bit empty and filled with questions about whether or not this approach is doing right by the kids we serve.

Here are some questions I have for anyone in the edtech community that has taken their school down the path of 1-1 learning with iPads:"

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