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Create a Vacation Travelogue using our iPad App! « Scribble Press ...

Create a Vacation Travelogue using our iPad App! « Scribble Press ... | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
By downloading our FREE ipad app, you will have access to a myriad of fun tools and templates that will help guide your storytelling process. Not only does this provide an exciting activity to do together, but you will have an ...
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25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed

25 awesome apps for teachers, recommended by teachers - TED-Ed | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
What are the best apps for teachers? We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators and the TED-Ed community. Below, 25 awesome apps recommended for teachers, by teachers.

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Sarah Wheaton's curator insight, January 23, 8:33 AM
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Free Top 10 UDL Tips for Developing Learning Goals!

Free Top 10 UDL Tips for Developing Learning Goals! | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, November 13, 2015 10:26 AM

Learning goals are the foundation of any effective curriculum. Only by clarifying what we want learners to accomplish can we begin to consider what assessments, methods, and materials will be most effective. Included are 10 tips developed by CAST Professional Learning that discuss learning goals from a UDL perspective.

basil60's curator insight, November 14, 2015 4:30 PM

UDL = Universal Design for Learning (in case you're downunder like me)

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50 Resources For Teaching With iPads - Te@chThought

50 Resources For Teaching With iPads - Te@chThought | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
So we thought we’d start an ongoing collection–that is, one that is updated to reflect trends and changes–of the best resources for teaching with the iPad.

This will include resources from all of the best sources, from Apple’s own stuff to TeachThought to edutopia to MindShift to DMLCentral to Jackie Gerstein and more. We can update it, or make it a wiki to crowdsource the process, or you can add suggestions in the comments below. Based on the activity of the comments, and the sharing of the post, we’ll decide how to handle it moving forward.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, July 7, 2015 4:52 PM

Here are some resources for teaching with iPads.

Anne-Marie Armstrong's curator insight, July 10, 2015 8:16 AM

Keep for reference and for own enjoyment.

Carlos Silva's curator insight, January 9, 2016 9:15 PM

añada su visión ...

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Play-Based Personalized Learning: The Walker Learning Approach

Play-Based Personalized Learning: The Walker Learning Approach | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
The Walker Learning Approach is an exciting and refreshing philosophy that places the child at the center and ensure authentic personalized learning.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, October 11, 2014 11:20 AM
The Walker Learning Approach has been developed over twenty years using an action research model. The Walker Learning Approach is the first pedagogy to be designed for Australian schools, successfully providing teaching and learning that
  • personalizes and engages learners in active learning alongside explicit and formalized instruction.
  • is culturally and developmentally appropriate across all demographic regions of the country, from remote indigenous communities to elite independent schools.
- See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2014/10/play-based-personalized-learning-walker.html#sthash.x22kjSoP.dpuf
Olli Hatakka's curator insight, October 12, 2014 2:00 PM

This is truly exiting approach!

Agustin Bastida's curator insight, October 18, 2014 3:47 AM

The pedagogical platform places the child at the center and uses developmental psychology, biology, and neurology alongside cultural and environmental influences as the basis for practical application across the Australian setting.

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Wheel of Autism Apps | DART

Wheel of Autism Apps | DART | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

http://www.dart.ed.ac.uk/app-wheel/ DART: development, autism, research, technology


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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, September 10, 2014 6:38 PM

From the University of Edinburgh, the author of this wheel shares her notes about the development of this Wheel of Autism Apps.


"Every app which has made it on to this wheel has been reviewed by me and I can recommend each one.  Apps which are merely intended for people with autism are not necessarily featured here. I am not trying to provide a comprehensive summary of available apps, but instead a visual shortcut which brings together the apps I like the best, by function.  For this reason, as my collection of app reviews continues to expand, I’ll be updating the wheel at regular intervals."

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Electronic book for students with visual impairments reaches for the stars - Science Daily

Electronic book for students with visual impairments reaches for the stars - Science Daily | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

A stunning Hubble Space Telescope image of the colorful 30 Doradus Nebula, a giant star-forming region, is the focal point of an eBook on stellar evolution aimed at children with visual impairments, ages 10 to 12. The book is called "Reach for the Stars: Touch, Look, Listen, Learn." Its developers have issued the first chapter, which is being previewed at the winter meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Washington, D.C. The ebook will available in Apple's iBook store to download for free on iPads in the near future.


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9 MORE apps to improve organizational skills for LD students

9 MORE apps to improve organizational skills  for LD students | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities - but we wanted to add 9 MORE for students with learning disabilities.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, December 12, 2013 1:46 PM

Here is a set of apps recommended to improve organizational skills. Excellent annotations are included with each app.

 

1. Photomind

2. Visual Schedule Planner

3. Doozy

4. Quickvoice Recorder

5. Audio Memos

6. PaperHelper

7. Notability

8. Inkflow

9. Sticky Notes

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, December 17, 2013 1:21 AM

Great ideas for LS students who need organizational skills boosted!  

Carol Leynse Harpold's curator insight, December 22, 2013 4:10 PM

Here is a re-scoop from Kathleen McClaskey's Scoop it!. The scoop is an updated list of organizational apps  for LD students from inov8 website . Read on for their helpful post.

 

Carol

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275 Special Needs Apps Review

275 Special Needs Apps Review | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Friendship Circle provides a complete listing of Special Needs Apps.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, October 22, 2013 10:11 AM

"With over a thousand apps now available to help individuals with special needs it has become increasingly difficult to find and choose the right special needs app. The Friendship Circle App Review gives you the ability to find the perfect special needs app for your child."

 

275 Apple and Android Apps can be searched in the following categories:

> Communication

> Social Skills

> Behavior

> Educational

> Scheduling

> Speech & Language

> Life Skills

Naomi W's curator insight, March 5, 2014 11:03 PM

An amazing list with 1000s of specialised apps. With 7 categories: Communication; Social Skills; Life Skills; Behaviour; Educational; Scheduling; Speech & Language. 

 

However, it does not have any reviews. 

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48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science

48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
After a year or two of tinkering and experimenting with apps for teaching / learning Geography, I have (finally) compiled this list of what I deem to be the most useful iPad apps for teaching Geogr...

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Mrs. Jankowski's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:57 PM

Taking it another step beyond Google Earth ...

Cori Araza's curator insight, July 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Science comes to life..Thank you!

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Rock and Mineral Identifier

Rock and Mineral Identifier | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

I love hands-on science activities, especially when I can integrate technology into my lesson.  Two fantastic free apps for Earth Science are Mineral Identifier and Common Rocks Reference.  These a...


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12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal

12 Advanced iPad Tips All Educators Should Learn -- THE Journal | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Are you and your students really getting the most out of the iPad? FETC speaker Luis Perez lists 12 little-known tips, tricks, and settings to supercharge your iPad use.

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alistairm 's curator insight, May 3, 2013 3:43 AM

Some really useful tips here, especially for educational and special needs contexts. The guided access in particular could help with all sorts of classroom management issues!

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, May 17, 2013 6:09 PM

How to use the iPad an advanced version.

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, May 18, 2013 5:48 AM

Training teachers before the widespread use of a certain tool in the classroom environment is a must. If you don't know how to use a tool, you cannot understand its affordances and consequently will not know the possibilites of exploiting it appropriately. 

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Movenote - video presentation creator

Movenote - video presentation creator | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

The Movenote app lets you record video alongside documents or pictures to create an integrated video presentation with slides.   

Creating presentations is easy and fast. Simply record video with your device and swipe to synchronize the slides to the video. Presentations are shared by sending a link to the recipient and can be viewed without the app.


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Ness Crouch's curator insight, May 14, 2013 4:29 PM

This is a great tool. I've downloaded it to my Samsung tablet can't wait to put it to good use!

 

Domitilla Enders's curator insight, May 16, 2013 8:35 AM

Great tool to mix it up in the classroom

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s comment, June 24, 2013 3:42 AM
thanks for the scoop, super tool to ork creatively in the classroom
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A Toolbox of Reading Comprehension Apps for the UDL Classroom

A Toolbox of Reading Comprehension Apps for the UDL Classroom | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

English with Mr. Borman - A place to reflect and share.


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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, April 27, 2013 2:51 PM

Mr. Borman surveyed 17 students in one of his classes and discovered that there were a few needs when it came to reading comprehension. He has put together "A Toolbox of Reading Comprehension Apps" that can support the needs of his students in his UDL classroom.  For each app, he has outlined "What it does", "How students can use it" and the "UDL Principles".

 

Check out the Toolbox:

> iBooks

> Popplet

> SyncSpace

> Odyssey (by Homer)

> Toontastic

> Explain Everything

> Ulysses

> Subtext

> Prezi

 

Thank you Mr. Borman!

Jane Strunck's curator insight, April 29, 2013 11:11 AM

Mr. Borman used Edmodo to survey his student's learning preferences and based on the results, identified apps that would support reading comprehension and promote UDL in his classroom.  Would love to know how students responded to the options.  Nice process, Mr. Borman!

Patrice Bucci's curator insight, May 6, 2013 9:46 PM

Useful suggestions for utilizing apps in the UDL classroom...

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20 ways to use a tablet in the classroom

20 ways to use a tablet in the classroom | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
From tuning into worldwide radio to experimenting with augmented reality, here are the best ways to use tablets in class for education and entertainment

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Kirsten Kruk's curator insight, April 12, 2016 4:44 PM
There are many different ideas in here that could be used in a health education classroom.
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27 tools for diverse learners

27 tools for diverse learners | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
According to neuroscience and the Universal Design for Learning theory, there is no one right way to learn. Fortunately, the latest crop of tech tools offers a variety of ways for students of all learning styles and preferences to engage, receive information and express their learning.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, July 7, 2015 10:02 AM

Luis Perez and Kendra Grant have compiled and described how 27 tools can be used by learners to help them become expert learners. They outline the tools under the three principles of Universal Design for Learning so that educators can relate to how each tool can support learners in more flexible and personalized ways. This is an excellent resource that should be shared far and wide among all educators that want to support the diversity of learners in their classrooms.

Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, September 5, 2015 3:22 AM

Une appli  pour les élèves malentendants est également proposée.

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FREE Ultimate Guide to the iPad For Speech Pathology & Special Education

FREE Ultimate Guide to the iPad For Speech Pathology & Special Education | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, December 29, 2014 11:42 AM

Free eBook that will get you started in using the iPad for speech pathology and special education.


  • Understand Initial iPad Setup – What are all those features?
  • Navigate the App Store like a Pro
  • Discover New Apps by Taking Advantage of iPad Settings and Outside Resources
  • Take your Teaching to the Next Level Using Built In Accessibility Features for Vision, Hearing, Physical & Motor, and Learning
  • Start Teaching Right Away Using Our Favorite Apps for Communication, Language, and General Education
God Is.'s comment, December 30, 2014 2:50 PM
I wish all of these resources were available a few years back when I was working with these guys and gals .. Thank you for sharing such wonderful tools!
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iPad® Apps for Students Struggling with Reading, Writing & Math

iPad® Apps for Students Struggling with Reading, Writing & Math | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

Join Diana as she walks you through the built-in accessibility features of the iPad and demonstrates the apps live for you to view and follow along. You will see the features of the apps, along with the gestures and how to use the apps. Learn realistic implementation methods to use immediately with students.


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Diana Petschauer's curator insight, September 15, 2014 9:16 PM

In today’s workshop you will learn about the best iPad apps for students who have difficulty with reading and/or writing, including challenges with math! Apps that are useful for related therapists such as OT, SLP, and Reading Specialists will also be demonstrated. For students who struggle with a print disability due to Dyslexia, specific LD, executive function, difficulties processing, low vision, blindness, or physical disabilities, you will learn about apps to help students be successful with:

  • Reading                      
  • Comprehending                     
  • Note taking                
  • Computing
  • Writing                       
  • Organizing                 
  • Assessing textbooks

Apps will include: text-to-speech for books, documents, and PDF's with annotation, word prediction, note taking, object and money identification, graphic organizers and mind-mapping, magnification, voice recognition, audio recording, math support, Scanning with OCR (Optical character recognition), support while browsing the internet and researching, foundational literacy skills, digital story creating, and more. Apps demonstrated can be utilized with students from elementary school through post secondary education as well as adult learners.

OUTLINE

Apps for Reading:

  • Text to Speech, Highlighting, Definitions, Font Options, OCR, Differentiated Reading Levels, Support for Comprehension & Retention, as well as fluency and sight words/ vocabulary support, accessing digital and audiobooks

Apps for Writing and Completing worksheets/ Handouts/ Assignments:

  • Text to speech, typing, handwriting/ annotating, Voice Recognition, Word Prediction, Sight Words

Apps for Executive Function:

  • Note taking, Graphic Organizers, Brainstorming, Scheduling & Reminders, Organization, Planning, Audio-recording

Apps for Low Vision and Blindness:

  • Magnification, OCR, electronic Braille, audio, object/color/money ID, access to digital and audio books

Apps to Support Math skills and instruction:

  • Basic math, foundational math, algebra, equations, counting money, telling time, fractions, word problems, support for dysgraphia

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify a minimum of 10 apps that will support students who struggle with literacy (Reading, Writing, & Math) or Access to curriculum or learning materials.
  • Discuss how the apps will support students who have difficulty with literacy (reading, writing & math) or Access, and learn realistic applications for use.
  • Develop skills to utilize and implement the apps in daily practice while working with students who struggle with literacy and access.
  • Discuss specific student concerns to learn specific use and application to meet your student’s needs. Share favorite apps with others attending.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Diana Petschauer, M.Ed., ATP is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional and Founder/ CEO of Assistive Technology for Education, LLC. and Access4Employment LLC. Diana is an accessibility specialist and certified ATP who provides AT assessment, training & consultation for students to access education and for adults to access employment, home and the community. Diana manages the AT consultants and trainers who work for ATE and A4E.  Previously Diana was the AT Specialist at the University of New Hampshire. She presents/trains locally & nationally, including at larger conferences such as ATIA, CSUN, Closing the Gap, & OTAP.


A DVD recording of the webinar can be purchased here:

http://www.pesi.com/ECommerce/ItemDetails.aspx?ResourceCode=RNV047770



Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, September 18, 2014 4:55 PM

Don't miss this incredible resource that Diana has put together for learners that struggle in reading, writing and math. This is a must resource for every school on the planet!

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Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas

Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Ever since I was a kid, I loathed back to school commercials. They always showed parents gleefully skipping through aisles of pencils and notebooks as the kids, sullen and dejected, sluggishly follow

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Lee Hall's curator insight, January 17, 2014 4:24 PM

Edmodo and Google Drive will work together to provide students with the ability to do their work and turn it in without ever actually touching paper.

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Apps Playground's 100 Best iPad Apps for Kids

Apps Playground's 100 Best iPad Apps for Kids | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

Apps Playground is the UK's leading website reviewing children's apps, and this is a hand-picked selection of our favourite iPad apps from 2013. Discover the best apps from famous children's brands and new developers alike. We've sorted them by category and age level, and if they use in-app purchases, we've clearly explained how they work.


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iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism

iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Using iPads to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This information has been compiled by the Spectronics Consultancy Team. Please email us on mail@spectronicsinoz.com if you need any further information....

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, October 31, 2013 11:06 AM

"Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder have a wide variety of strengths and abilities that make their communication and learning skills complex, diverse and sometimes challenging. Many of their difficulties can be broken into the areas of Communication, Social Skills and Behaviour. We know that students with Autism are strong visual learners, which makes the iPad a perfect instructional tool to support communication, social skills development and positive behaviour."

 

The Spectronics team has done an outstanding job in compiling resources, apps and information on ways to support autistic learners in the areas of Communication, Social Skills and Behaviour.

 

Many thanks to Spectronics and the amazing work that they do to support all learners!

Carol Leynse Harpold's curator insight, November 7, 2013 6:22 PM

Spectronics is a great resource for all things AT. Check out their recent resource for communication for ASD.

Carol

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Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound

Best iPad App of the Week: LitBound | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games ... Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies ...


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A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Wheel featuring iPad Apps for Autistic Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

"I must admit that apps for autistic learners are really scarce and hard to find. A few months ago I posted here a list some powerful apps for autism and today while I was looking for new apps that might have been created since the publication of that list I came across this wonderful wheel.

I know that the first thing that comes to mind when you see this wheel is the popular pedagogy Wheel created by Allan Carrington in which he provided suggestions for 62 apps based on Bloom's Taxonomy. The present wheel is developed by Mark Coppin in which he featured a wide variety of apps for autistic students."


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anne-marie mason's curator insight, July 15, 2013 7:41 PM

Another great wheel to share with colleagues in Spec Ed.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, July 16, 2013 12:29 PM

Useful tool for parents with Autistic students!

Tahnee Cunico's curator insight, February 10, 2014 6:28 PM

Great wheel of apps for students with autism 

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Amazon adopts Apple 'VoiceOver' for Kindle on iPhone, iPad - GeekWire

Amazon adopts Apple 'VoiceOver' for Kindle on iPhone, iPad - GeekWire | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it

Amazon this morning updated its Kindle iOS app with support for Apple’s “VoiceOver” reading and navigation feature for blind and visually impaired users of the iPhone and iPad. Amazon says more than 1.8 million e-books will support the technology, which automatically reads aloud the words on the page.


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Chuck Hitchcock's curator insight, May 1, 2013 2:30 PM

This is a small step in the right direction for Amazon and Kindle ebooks.

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5 Innovative Science Apps For Elementary Students - Edudemic

5 Innovative Science Apps For Elementary Students - Edudemic | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
There are loads of apps out there. But only a handful are of the high quality like these science apps for elementary students. Worth seeing.

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Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch | Storytelling with iPads | Scoop.it
Unleash your creativity.

 

Inkflow works like a Word Processor for Visual Thinking. Capture your ideas as easily as with pen and paper, then arrange and reorganize them with your fingers!


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David Miller's curator insight, April 30, 2013 4:14 AM

Looks like a great tool for visual learners.