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The Best iPad Tips and Tricks

The Best iPad Tips and Tricks | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
These best tips and tricks come in handy especially when you've just got an iPad in your hand.
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Great cheat sheet for basic and advanced options on the iPad.

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Troubleshooting AirPlay and AirPlay Mirroring

Use these steps if:

The AirPlay icon doesn't appear on your iOS device, or iTunes on your computer, after following instructions about how to use AirPlay or AirPlay Mirroring.
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Try this if you keep getting kicked out of Apple TV.

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Mathly Hollows | Best Apps for Kids : reviews, news and promo codes for iPhone / iPad / iPod apps

Mathly Hollows | Best Apps for Kids : reviews, news and promo codes for iPhone / iPad / iPod apps | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
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Adding and subtracting, K-3.  Other operations require purchase.

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Leafsnap For iPad

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Get Leafsnap For iPad on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Pictures and information about leaves and plants.

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Xapp Solar

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Get Xapp Solar on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Solar system app.

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European Exploration: The Age of Discovery

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Get European Exploration: The Age of Discovery on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Role playing game in the tradition of Oregon Trail that teaches about exploring the New World.

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Presidents vs. Aliens™ Lite

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Get Presidents vs. Aliens™ Lite on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Combines presidential trivia with Angry Birds type action.  The full version takes an in-app purchase, but lite is sufficient for learning.  I like this one.

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Download the "Building Titanic" iPad App! | National Geographic Channel

Download the "Building Titanic" iPad App! | National Geographic Channel | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
DOWNLOAD THE FREE iPAD APPNow Available on the App StoreIn 1912, she was the largest, most complex moving object on the planet and it took a workforce of thousands more than two years to bring her to life.Now, with the free Building Titanic app, travel...
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Interactive timeline of how the Titantic was built -- does not include information about the actual voyage.

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Tabtale - Interactive Apps

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Welcome to TabTale, publisher of rich interactive storybooks, providing a new reading experience on iPad, iPhone and other digital devices.
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Free interactive fairy tales, but full of banner ads.

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Doodle Dandy

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Doodle Dandy is a free app that lets you draw in symmetry of 1 (no symmetry), 2 (mirrored), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16, 32 and 64. It has a very simple interface, with only 13 colors and 6 brush thicknes...
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Create symetrical drawings.

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Universal Scanner

Get Universal Scanner on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Scan QR codes or generate your own.

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THE EDUCATION APP OF THE YEAR

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Bitsboard. The learning app.
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Great for learning words and practicing pronunciation.

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CloudOn | brings Microsoft Office(R) to your favorite device

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In conjunction with Dropbox, you can use Office products for free and save documents to your ipad, export them to mail and thus share content anywhere with a wifi connection.

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Lemonade Stand

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This is a great way for your child to get a taste of the economics of a small business.  You are given certain variables (weather, road construction, convention in town) and need to choose how much marketing (signs) and different ingredients...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Six Weeks of iPad Apps for School (Or 46 apps I've liked)

Free Technology for Teachers: Six Weeks of iPad Apps for School (Or 46 apps I've liked) | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
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Spelling Teacher Free

Spelling app.

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Create word lists and record pronunciation for games to help students study spelling.

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BLiSS Sim for iPad - Home

BLiSS Sim for iPad - Home | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
press release for BLiSS for iPad
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Interactive simulation of creating a habitable place on the moon or Mars.

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The Opposites

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Get The Opposites on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Antonyms

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Best Educational iPad Apps for Kids: Stack the States | Best Kids Apps

Best Educational iPad Apps for Kids: Stack the States | Best Kids Apps | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
Stack the States offers kids a fun way to face the necessary evil that is memorizing our nation's 50 states and their capitals.
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States and capitals, but fun.

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The Sixties Free

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Get The Sixties Free on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Includes music samples, images, and information on the 1960s, including the civil rights movement.  It also has newsreels, but I have trouble opening them at school.

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Mobile Downloads | PBS KIDS

Mobile Downloads | PBS KIDS | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
Get PBS KIDS Apps for iPhone and Android, and download wallpapers of your favorite PBS KIDS shows like Dinosaur Train and Wild Kratts!
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Wild Fables | iPhone/iPad Book with Interactive Physics

Wild Fables | iPhone/iPad Book with Interactive Physics | Sharon's Apps | Scoop.it
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Aesop's Fables.  Three are free, but the rest are in-app purchases.

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Delivr makes creating and tracking Short URLs, QR Codes, and NFC Tags simple. QR Codes. QR Code. NFC Tags. QR Code Generator. - Delivr

Delivr makes creating, managing, and tracking Short URLs, QR Codes, and NFC Tags simple. Effortless sharing with a tricked-out, mobile-friendly URL.
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Use this website to generate QR codes.

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