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Dropbox App Updated for iOS 7 with Promises of Even Better Features to Come -teachingwithipad.org

Dropbox App Updated for iOS 7 with Promises of Even Better Features to Come -teachingwithipad.org | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"I have been a fan of iOS 7 and its fresh new look the last couple of months. Most of the major apps have already updated their design to match that of the operating system. Dropbox has just refreshed their app to go along with the flat iOS 7 style."


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Best iPad App of the Week: Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More -iPad Insight

Best iPad App of the Week: Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More -iPad Insight | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

 

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

 

This week’s pick is Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More – which I’m going to refer to as Boxer for the rest of this post."

 


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Comparative Adjectives on iPads

Comparative Adjectives on iPads | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
It’s often the simplest apps that pack the biggest punch and that is definitely true of Comparative Adjectives.

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Top 10 iPad Apps to Create Mindmaps

Top 10 iPad Apps to Create Mindmaps | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Today I am sharing with you a list of some of the most popular iPad apps to create mind maps. I have got several readers here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning emailing me asking about...

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iPad Apps the Key for Language Development in Autistic Kids?

iPad Apps the Key for Language Development in Autistic Kids? | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Even non-verbal autistic children can start developing communication and language skills through the use of technology, particularly tablets like the iPad and its apps.

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A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need

A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

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myBlee Education An Interesting Learning iPad App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

myBlee Education An Interesting Learning iPad App for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Now that touch screens, smartphones, and tablets become more prevalent in young people’s lives, it is possible to incorporate handwriting into educational apps. Knowing the advantages of handwriting, it is easy to guess that this is an essential next step for e-learning."


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"..it is possible to incorporate handwriting into educational apps."
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Lead Group Browsing Sessions With RabbleBrowser for iPad - iPad Apps for School

Lead Group Browsing Sessions With RabbleBrowser for iPad - iPad Apps for School | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"RabbleBrowser is an iPad app that teachers can use to lead their students in a shared web browsing experience. With RabbleBrowser installed teachers can broadcast their browsers to their students’ iPads. Likewise, students can lead the browsing session and the teacher can follow along. Through RabbleBrowser teachers can lock students iPads into the same browser screen. "


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Five Apps to Render your Google Drive Much More Powerful ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Five Apps to Render your Google Drive Much More Powerful ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"One of the distinctive features that sets Google Drive apart from the other competing cloud storage tools such as Dropbox is its ability to integrate third party apps and extensions. Google has made it possible for developers to create apps that would integrate with Google Drive to render its productivity more powerful.

 Chrome Drive store features a wide variety of such apps. However, today I am sharing with you 5 great apps that, I believe, are important for you to connect to your Google Drive. Check them out below and share with your colleagues."


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Top iPad Apps 2013 FREE eBook - Teq

Top iPad Apps 2013 FREE eBook - Teq | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"iPads are a great educational tool. In addition to the built in features that can be leveraged to assist learners of all types, the Apple App Store contains thousands of useful apps for teachers and students. 

We believe the right mix of apps is required to help the iPad reach its full potential as an effective teaching and learning tool.

 

Finding apps can be difficult and time consuming.

 

Here is an eBook of our favorite apps that we discovered over the past year, as well as examples of how to use them in your classroom. Enjoy!"


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Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Today I am taking you into the vast and mysterious realm of the outer space to discover and learn about its wonders, of course not in spaceship! I have received a request earlier this week from a mom looking for some apps to introduce kids to astronomy and outer space. I have dome some curating and come up with the list below. I have only selected the most popular iPad apps in this category but if you think you know about other good titles to add to this list, share them with us in the comment form below."


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Photos: 25 Best Education Apps for K-12 Classrooms: iOS and Android - K-12 Tech Decisions

Photos: 25 Best Education Apps for K-12 Classrooms: iOS and Android - K-12 Tech Decisions | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
As mobile learning becomes increasingly popular, the role of IT director is changing. IT pros need to be familiar with tablets like the iPad, the Google Nexus and the Samsung Galaxy.

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iHowTo Teaches Children Activities for Daily Living - iPad Apps for Schools

iHowTo Teaches Children Activities for Daily Living - iPad Apps for Schools | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"iHowTo is a free iPad app through which children can learn the skills for activities of daily living. The free app contains a series of short stories that children can read and or listen to. Each story teaches a skill. Some of the skills that children can learn about through the app are eating, cleaning, brushing hair, and getting dressed."

 


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Patrizia Tirel's curator insight, October 20, 2013 4:10 AM

It could be nice for my german classes  too!

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BaiBoard : A collaborative whiteboard for iPads and Macs - The Whiteboard Blog

BaiBoard : A collaborative whiteboard for iPads and Macs - The Whiteboard Blog | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"BaiBoard http://bit.ly/1c98yt0 ; is an interesting free app which enables users to collaborate on a shared whiteboard as well as annotate on PDF files across the Internet on  iPads and Macs

 

Using the app it is possible to set up a whiteboard and then have other app users connect to the same space. Anything drawn on the page from any of the users connected will be visible to all the other users."


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Two Awesome Tools to Mirror iPad Screen into Your Computer

Two Awesome Tools to Mirror iPad Screen into Your Computer | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Today I am sharing with you two wonderful tools I have learned from Richard Byrne that you can use to mirror your iPad screen into your MAC or PC. These tools are not free but they are great for...

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25 Recommended Educational Android Apps From edshelf

25 Recommended Educational Android Apps From edshelf | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Apple’s iPhone and iPad are by far the more popular mobile devices in today’s classrooms. But there are a lot of great things about Android-powered devices as well....

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Best New iPad Apps: Blog on Tumblr, send quick-fire emails with Boxer and read with your kids

Best New iPad Apps: Blog on Tumblr, send quick-fire emails with Boxer and read with your kids | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

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PhotoPuppet HD Lite

Get PhotoPuppet HD Lite on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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7 Financial Literacy Apps For Students - TeachThought

7 Financial Literacy Apps For Students - TeachThought | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"In today’s complicated economic times, many parents and educators are advocating for the importance of instilling financial literacy and wisdom in children early on to prevent fiscal irresponsibility in the future. In response to these sentiments, numerous companies — many of them startups — have started developing mobile apps and games to teach children (and adults) about spending, saving, loans, investments and other aspects of personal finance. Several such apps include:"

 


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Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic

Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic | Apps in Education | Scoop.it
Yet, in order for educational technology to transcend its past patterns, paperless work will need to expand beyond the confines of an 8 ½ x11 mindset not just the 8 ½ x 11 page.

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3 Apps to Turn Your iPad into Interactive Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Apps to Turn Your iPad into Interactive Whiteboard ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"If you are using iPad with your students in class, chances are you might be looking for some apps to turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard. This is a great way for creating screencasts, tutorials, and guides to help students learn better. Visual explanations tend to increase students comprehension much more than the textual ones. Today, I have handpicked for you three good apps to help you turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard. Check them out below :"


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3 New Math iPad Apps for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 New Math iPad Apps for Your Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Below are three new mathematics iPad apps to help you get your students engaged in math learning. I am also adding them to the list of Math iPad apps I have been compiling here for sometime now. If you know about other suggestions to add to this list share them with us in the comment form below:"


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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPads

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Fantastic Apps for Digital Storytelling on iPads | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Digital storytelling is a powerful tool in the classroom. It is engaging for students and teachers of all grade levels and can be used across the curriculum. Most of all, digital storytelling gives students a voice and a way of communicating information in an authentic manner. One of the great things about digital stories is that there are no “cookie cutter” answers. Each student creates a unique piece that demonstrates their understanding. Digital storytelling on iPad can empower, motivate and engage students, helping them to make deep connections to learning."


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 1, 2013 1:16 PM

Haast niet meer bij te houden, al die verschillende apps. Maar digital storytelling is wel de toekomst volgens mij.

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, November 2, 2013 10:31 AM

Digital storytelling is becoming prevalent in classes with 1:1 technology. Here are some apps that can start kids using their iPads in their own way to tell and re-tell stories. Type 'digital stoytelling' into Youtube to see some awesome examples. 

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Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful iPad Apps to Teach Kids about Astronomy and Outer Space ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"Today I am taking you into the vast and mysterious realm of the outer space to discover and learn about its wonders, of course not in spaceship! I have received a request earlier this week from a mom looking for some apps to introduce kids to astronomy and outer space. I have dome some curating and come up with the list below. I have only selected the most popular iPad apps in this category but if you think you know about other good titles to add to this list, share them with us in the comment form below."


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Seven Free Science Apps for iPads - iPad Apps for Schools

Seven Free Science Apps for iPads - iPad Apps for Schools | Apps in Education | Scoop.it

"I’m preparing to do a virtual presentation for a small district next month. My hosts asked for a list of some science apps that their middle school and high school students can use. This is part of the list that has free apps."


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Mark Lewis's curator insight, October 18, 2013 1:20 PM

Got to start teaching the sciences at an early age!  I'm going to check these out.

John Rudkin's curator insight, October 19, 2013 10:37 AM

Wonderful selection of science Apps here.... and all FREE

FutureITouch's curator insight, December 1, 2013 10:27 PM

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