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San Francisco University High School 2012 1:1 iPad Initiative

San Francisco University High School 2012 1:1 iPad Initiative | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

At San Francisco University High School, they embarked on an exciting step forward in their academic and technological growth, through the introduction last fall of a 1:1 iPad program. 

Wondering how certain aspects of this program could work for your own institution? Read more...

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School Administrators as Leaders of iPad Implementation Programs | Emerging Education Technology

School Administrators as Leaders of iPad Implementation Programs | Emerging Education Technology | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
High school Principal David Mahaley discusses his school's carefully planned and methodically executed approach to iPad implementation.
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App Store - iTunes U

The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Whether you’re majoring in molecular biology at a university, taking Spanish in high school, or just interested in European history, you now have a valuable tool to help you learn anytime, anywhere.

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Inkling - A textbook case of innovation.

Inkling brings the world's best content to iPad with interactivity, social collaboration and simple ease-of-use.

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5 Apps That Can Help Students Manage College Life - US News and World Report

5 Apps That Can Help Students Manage College Life - US News and World Report | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

Educational apps are becoming more prevalent with each passing day. Apple Inc. reported in January that more than 20,000 apps specifically geared toward education are available in its App Store. And with more students than ever having access to smartphones, growth in the educational app market may continue to rise.

 

In this article college students, struggling to manage a full academic and social schedule,  will find some great apps they could largely benefit from.

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1.5 Million Lessons And Growing: ShowMe App Emerges as Leader in iPad Digital Education Revolution | Singularity Hub

1.5 Million Lessons And Growing: ShowMe App Emerges as Leader in iPad Digital Education Revolution | Singularity Hub | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

ShowMe, like other whiteboard apps, captures what users draw on the iPad screen but it also records their voice. Creations are then stored and can be shared with others. For users, ShowMe capitalizes on the touch computing of the iPad, which feels more interactive than a mouse and keyboard, but it also provides the “pen on paper” look-and-feel


Via Eric Stockmeyer @stockmeyer1, michel verstrepen, Dennis T OConnor
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Students should take advantage of the flexibility of devices | Arbiter Online

Students should take advantage of the flexibility of devices | Arbiter Online | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
The infamous iPad and iPod Touch have hit classrooms at Boise State this year, as well as last year, to discover their potential to be transformative.

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Apple - Education - iPad makes the perfect learning companion

Apple - Education - iPad makes the perfect learning companion | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
iPad inspires creativity and hands-on learning with features you won’t find in any other educational tool — on a device that students really want to use. Powerful built-in apps and apps from the App Store let students engage with content in interactive ways, find information in an instant, and access an entire library wherever they go. And now, with the introduction of Multi-Touch textbooks, iPad takes learning to a whole new level.
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Talking Tom & Ben News

Talking Tom & Ben have become famous TV news anchors! Talk to them and they will repeat what you say in turns. Create & record funny conversations between them...

 

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Why iPad? – thoughts from the EdTechTeacher team | Leading Change in Changing Times

Why iPad? – thoughts from the EdTechTeacher team | Leading Change in Changing Times | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

The question of Why iPads? has been circulating a lot lately, and that is certainly the case even at EdTechTeacher. Here are some thoughts from the team... 

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Compound Words Montessori for iPad

Montessori Compound Words makes matching root words to make compound words fun and challenging! Using a chain/step puzzle format, children (and adults!) enjoy making compound words to unlock the beautiful, original photos of real objects matching the words.

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iTeach Pad for iPad on the iTunes App Store

Another iPad "for teachers by teachers" application with great class scheduling, lesson planning features that educators will highly appreciate.

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10 ways Evernote can help make students more productive

10 ways Evernote can help make students more productive | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it

For those of you who haven’t come across it, Evernote is a remember-everything app. It remembers, everything. When used to its full potential, it has the capacity to improve the productivity of our students. Here are 10 reasons it could help to do just that, with a particular focus on the role of Evernote in 1:1 iPad schemes. .

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Main product page for Splashtop Whiteboard

Main product page for Splashtop Whiteboard | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Splashtop Whiteboard turns your iPad into an interactive whiteboard for remotely controlled presentations. Annotate over anything during presentations and more.

 

Leave the school PC on and connect to it remotely from the comfort of your home. No more late nights being stuck at school preparing for tomorrows class!

 

Once connected to classroom computers over Wifi, you can watch Flash media with fully synchronized video and audio, control favorite applications then annotate over lesson content all from an iPad. Now interact with students at their desk or from all four corners of the classroom!

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Apple - The new iPad - Browse featured education apps.

Apple - The new iPad - Browse featured education apps. | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
With iPad apps for education, you and your child can learn everything from math to anatomy in fun, entertaining, and interactive ways.
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Turn the iPad® into a Knowledge Creation resource with Inspiration® Diagrams | inspiration.com

Turn the iPad® into a Knowledge Creation resource with Inspiration® Diagrams | inspiration.com | SchooL-i-Tecs 101 | Scoop.it
Build students' cross-curricular critical thinking and literacy skills with Inspiration Diagrams for iPad. Use diagramming, outlining and brainstorming tools to increase student achievement.
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