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Awesome Files brings Desktop like File and Folder Management to the iPad | iGo With My iPad

Awesome Files brings Desktop like File and Folder Management to the iPad | iGo With My iPad | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

The folks at Macroplant LLC felt that folks may like to handle files on their iPads more like they do on their computers so they have released Awesome Files. The Universal App lets you create folders, add and view files to those folders as well share with others.

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Schools Abandon Textbooks To Go All iPad

Schools Abandon Textbooks To Go All iPad | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

Apple says schools in more than 600 districts have bought iPads for all of their students. We meet one principal, Patrick Larkin of Burlington High School, who decided to stop buying textbooks and use the devices instead.

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The periodic table of iPad Apps

The periodic table of iPad Apps | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
education, learning & technology
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101 iPad Tips & Tricks

101 iPad Tips & Tricks | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Enjoy 101 iPad tips and tricks. These amazing iPad tips cover setup, new users, entertainment and much more.

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Deanna Peluso's curator insight, July 22, 1:41 PM

A fantastic resource for any new (or exploring) iPad user. Tips and tricks from organization, photos, and keyboards. 

Rocio Watkins's curator insight, July 22, 2:33 PM
Teachers: let's take advantage of a few weeks of summer left to become iPad pros
David Baker's curator insight, July 29, 6:17 PM

Great as we go 1:1 with the mini in our middle schools.

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10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History

10 Powerful iPad Apps For English And History | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
When I first started teaching English with 1:1 iPads, I was really jealous of the science and fine arts teachers. They had all of the most engaging apps, and I was left with a lowly word processor and an instant thesaurus. Fortunately, so much has changed. I now have the flexibility to duck in and …
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Twitter is the World’s Best Free Professional Development Tool

Twitter is the World’s Best Free Professional Development Tool | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
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How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer

How parents can use the iPad to keep their kids learning this summer | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
The quality and number of education apps has increased over the last few years. The following guide identifies apps that students and parents can use to stay on top over summer vacation.
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Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12

Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12 | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Resources by Topic:

Favorite Apps
Best Practices
Engaging Activities




If you’re a high school teacher looking for iPad resources targeting your needs, you’ve come to the right place. Students
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Allan Carr's curator insight, May 21, 12:57 PM

good article

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iPad Media Camp | hands-on workshops for iPad wielding educators!

iPad Media Camp | hands-on workshops for iPad wielding educators! | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

Looking for some great professional learning with iPads this summer. Join Wes Fryer at one of his iPad Media Camps! - JE

 

"Registration for iPad Media Camps in Summer 2014 is available, including early-bird pricing! Locations this summer include Illinois, Texas, Kansas and Alabama. These workshops are geared specifically to K-12 classroom teachers. College/university faculty can also benefit from the workshop’s focus on iPad-based multimedia products students can create to demonstrate what they know and can do. (The June 16-18, 2014, session is for elementary teachers only, however.)"

 

 


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Under new standards, students are struggling "productively!"

Under new standards, students are struggling "productively!" | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

I can remember spending almost a full period on one short paragraph while reading about endothermic and exothermic reactions in science class. We spent time highlighting, underlining, making connections to things we already knew, asking questions in the margins, defining words and more. The room might as well have smelled of smoke— these kids were thinking, brains-on-fire style! They were struggling…PRODUCTIVELY! I was hooked, and unbelievably, so were they. I heard several kids exclaim, “Ohhhhhhh, I get it.”

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Under new standards, students are struggling "productively!"

Under new standards, students are struggling "productively!" | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

I can remember spending almost a full period on one short paragraph while reading about endothermic and exothermic reactions in science class. We spent time highlighting, underlining, making connections to things we already knew, asking questions in the margins, defining words and more. The room might as well have smelled of smoke— these kids were thinking, brains-on-fire style! They were struggling…PRODUCTIVELY! I was hooked, and unbelievably, so were they. I heard several kids exclaim, “Ohhhhhhh, I get it.”

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13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools

13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
This list includes some of my favorite ways to use the iPad for student (and teacher) presentations.  Whether you decide to have students make their own Tellagamis or try using SlideShare for Power...
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50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom

50 Apps for the Foreign Language Classroom | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
I enjoy discussing iPad and other edtech resources with my colleague and friend Sylvia Duckworth almost every week through Twitter. Sylvia is a leader in the French teaching community in Canada, an...
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Quitting Apps in iOS Can Actually Worsen Battery Life

Quitting Apps in iOS Can Actually Worsen Battery Life | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
It's long been prescribed that when your iPhone's battery is running poorly that you close out all the running apps to help preserve battery life (we've mentioned it before). That makes sense if you're using a computer, but as writer (and former Genius Bar technician) Scotty Loveless points out, that's simply not the case in iOS.

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iPads Aren't Just for Students -- THE Journal

iPads Aren't Just for Students -- THE Journal | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Districts are using the tablets to deliver iOS-based professional development to instructors and administrators.
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8 Places to Download Free E-Books

8 Places to Download Free E-Books | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 21, 9:03 PM

Here is one list with eight places where you can find free e-books. Some are well known, but others may be new to you. The sites are:

* Google eBookstore

* Project Gutenberg

* Open Library

* Internet Archive

* Book Boon

* ManyBooks.net

* Free eBooks

* LibreVox

Each has a brief explanation and there is also an extra feature, a video that shares 5 Facts About Comic Books. Have fun exploring!

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Free Interactive Whiteboard App

Free Interactive Whiteboard App | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Teacher discounts, freebies, special promotions, and deals to help educators save on tons of educational and consumer products.
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Save space on your iPhone or iPad: Top 10 tips

Save space on your iPhone or iPad: Top 10 tips | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Choosing which size iPhone or iPad to purchase is always a difficult decision. If money is no object, purchasing a 64 or 128GB device is the best way...
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Best iPhone/iPad Apps for Students for Taking Notes

Best iPhone/iPad Apps for Students for Taking Notes | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
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Apple's Official Guide To Teaching With Apps

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Apple's Official Guide To Teaching With Apps
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The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Top 23 Educational iPad Apps Teachers Favour to Use in Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
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iPad Keyboard Tips - Teacher Tech Alice Keeler

iPad Keyboard Tips - Teacher Tech Alice Keeler | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

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The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms

A list of some of the The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms, as presented at the Iowa 1:1 Conference in April 2014.

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, April 30, 1:35 AM

A great little slideshow of all the best free tools: enough said. 

Dico Krommenhoek's curator insight, April 30, 4:59 AM

Prachtig overzicht!

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, May 1, 11:54 AM

A nice and easy review of trending tools for our classrooms

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Great iPad Tips an Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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Team Shake - A Random Name and Team Selection App - iPad Apps for School

Team Shake - A Random Name and Team Selection App - iPad Apps for School | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it

"Team Shake is an iPad app for randomly selecting names to create teams or to select an individual name. On Team Shake you can create rosters by manually entering names or by importing a list of names. When you are ready to choose teams just select the number of teams that you want created, shake your iPad, and then each person is randomly assigned to a team."

 


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colwiz - An App for research

colwiz - An App for research | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Collective Wizdom - An R&D Platform for Researchers, Academics and Students.

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Communicating in the iPad Era

Communicating in the iPad Era | School Leaders on iPads & Tablets | Scoop.it
Digital app, picture book combination may help improve children's communication
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