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iOS 8 vs iOS 7: 5 Things iPad Owners Need to Know - Gotta Be Mobile

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iOS 8 vs iOS 7: 5 Things iPad Owners Need to Know
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Very soon you'll be able to install iOS 8 on the iPad to deliver a large collection of new iOS 8 features that will supercharge your iPad.

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Free update for your iPad unless it is the original. It is too old to get this update, but all the others starting with the iPad 2 will get it for free.

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This video is on the long side, but you don't want to miss this! It looks like the new iOS update will come down some time next week. What does this mean for you? Air drop from your iOS device to your MacBook!

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27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated -

27 Apps that have changed my Teaching and Learning Practice - Updated - | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
As I move in to a role where I will be working with other colleagues on a more formal basis when it comes to e-learning, I have been reflecting upon different Apps. I was thinking about SAMR and which Apps can have transformative learning linked to them, if used properly. The list started growing quite …
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Don't try to add all of these to your classroom at once. You may overwhelm yourself. Choose one or maybe two and use them and then add others as you feel comfortable.

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The Presentation Tools Collection by Patricia Moore

The Presentation Tools Collection by Patricia Moore | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
A collection of education technology by Patricia Moore (RT @noelerskine: Awesome Presentation Tools Collection on Edshelf http://t.co/gCmpRUp1w6 #edtech #norristitans)...
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Organized list of tools to use for presentations, including some apps.

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The 1 iPad Classroom - The GWAEA iPad PD Site

The 1 iPad Classroom - The GWAEA iPad PD Site | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Grant Wood AEA's iPad Professional Development Site for learning about using iPads in education.

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You will find there are many things you can do with just one iPad in your classroom.

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13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools - Class Tech Tips

13 Gotta-Have iPad Presentation Tools - Class Tech Tips | Web 2.0 for Education | 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 PowerPoint inspiration, these 13 tips will change the way you see iPads as a way to create and give presentations in your classroom."

 


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These are good sites and perfect for students to use too.

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, April 26, 12:47 AM

Presentaciones con Pad. Herramientas.

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Raki's Rad Resources: 10 Ways to Use Your iPad’s Camera in the Classroom

Raki's Rad Resources: 10 Ways to Use Your iPad’s Camera in the Classroom | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"With all of the amazing apps that can be downloaded onto iPads, I have found that we sometimes forget about the basic capabilities of our iPads, like the camera and video camera.  Adding a camera and a video camera to your classroom can be so powerful.  Kids can immortalize their creations and learning moments with this simple technology.  Here are some ways to use these powerful tools:"

basic capabilities of our iPads, like the camera and video camera.  Adding a camera and a video camera to your classroom can be so powerful.  Kids can immortalize their creations and learning moments with this simple technology.  Here are some ways to use these powerful tools:"


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Using a camera or video in your classroom is not only motivational, it means the learning can be shared over and over again.

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Apps to get your kids coding on the iPad part 1 | iPad Insight

Apps to get your kids coding on the iPad part 1 | iPad Insight | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Best apps for introducing your kids to coding on the iPads. Ages 2-9.
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A Great Chart on SAMR Model Applied to Classroom iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Chart on SAMR Model Applied to Classroom iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Lick of the Day App

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Music Teachers- here is an app for your students who want to learn to play guitar.  The free Lick of the Day app includes videos of experienced guitar teachers giving lessons, pointers, and demonst...
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This free app works on your iPhone and your iPad. While you are here check on the blog this post is on, too.

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iPad as the Teacher's Pet

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Great infographic with ideas for teachers to use their iPad with their students.

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The Step-By-Step iPad Workflow For Teachers - Edudemic

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This step-by-step iPad workflow is a handy visual tool that any teacher using iPads should check out. It'll save you time and more than a few headaches.

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Using these suggestions will save time and money. Not to mention the trees from all the paper copies that won't have to be made.

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LundTechIntegration's curator insight, August 25, 2013 11:15 AM

Great resource for allowing sharing of content, documents, and homework for the iPad. 

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ForAllRubrics - Create, Manage, and Assess using Rubrics On iPad for FREE! - TeachingwithiPad.org

ForAllRubrics - Create, Manage, and Assess using Rubrics On iPad for FREE! - TeachingwithiPad.org | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"Now that it's the middle of summer, rubrics are probably the furthest thing from your minds. However, unfortunately it won't be long from now that we will be knee-deep in marking. ForAllRubrics https://www.forallrubrics.com/ is one of my best finds online in a long time. This is a free “service” for teachers that works on iPad and iPhone. Now, teachers will be able to create rubrics and easily use their iOS devices to assess all of their students."


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This makes it very easy to grade your students projects or products. I think a rubric is the step some teachers forget.
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Flowboard 1.2 - new features

Flowboard 1.2 - new features | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
Flowboard 1.2 new features include YouTube Integration, PDF support, video compression, speed & performance boosts, and new creator tools like undo & redo.

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Digital storytelling helps meet several of the Common Core standards and this free app would make it easy for students to make one.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:39 AM

For those who use Flowboard, a great iPad app for presentations and storytelling, there are new features added to the latest release.

The post gives detailed instructions how to work with the app.

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Flipped Classroom - Fractus Learning

Flipped Classroom - Fractus Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Find time for PD with this site. It offers other topics besides Flipped Classroom, such as iPad, video, coding, tools, blogging, etc. in short articles. Read as little or as much as you want at a time.

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UPDATED! 36 Completely Free (no in-apps) LEGO apps! - Smart Apps For Kids

UPDATED! 36 Completely Free (no in-apps) LEGO apps! - Smart Apps For Kids | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
We have added another four completely free Lego apps to our list! After adding LEGO® ULTRA AGENTS, LEGO® Juniors Quest, LEGO® DUPLO® Ice Cream and LEGO® STAR WARS™ FUNZONE there are now 36 Completely Free (with no in-app purchases) LEGO apps! Click HERE to be taken to the updated list.
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You may want to check out this blog before going on to the list of free Lego apps. It has a link to 43 completely free Disney apps.

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Giveaway of X-Mirage(PC).

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This is a year long free trial of of X-Mirage for PC. It mirrors your iPad screen to your computer so you can project it. It allows you to stream movies, music, your screen and record screen activities on Windows.

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Grammar Up : Free Edition

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Get Grammar Up : Free Edition on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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This is part of Apple's High School Survival Guide.

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Top Tech Tool Infographic

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This infographic will come in very handy in a BYOD classroom. It tells what to use with which device, whether the student has an iPad or a Chromebook. 

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Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight

Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 2 | iPad Insight | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
The best apps to teach your children aged 10-18 coding on the iPad.
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Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas

Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas | Web 2.0 for Education | 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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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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Duolingo: Apple's choice for App of the Year

Duolingo: Apple's choice for App of the Year | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
At Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches computer science, Luis von Ahn and student David Klionsky thought there should be a way to use smartphones to teach new languages.

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I love Duolingo. I have been using it for a few weeks learning Spanish. I have been amazed at what I now understand when I find something in Spanish.

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8 Excellent New iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

8 Excellent New iPad Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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With all the new apps constantly appearing, it can be hard to keep up. This list helps you find some of the good ones.

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11 BYOD Apps That Keep The Focus On Content

11 BYOD Apps That Keep The Focus On Content | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it

"Concerns around BYOD usually involve privacy and legal issues, but one of the primary points of BYOD is allowing students to access content and curriculum directly via devices they’re familiar with. The following 11 apps can be used in a BYOD classroom to help keep the focus on content and publication, rather than the aforementioned digital fences that academic institutions can sometimes get distracted by."


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Some of these apps make BYOD so useful. Evernote and dropbox put an end to your students looking for their flashdrive.

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Patricia Daniels's curator insight, October 11, 2013 6:27 PM

Some useful applications here. I regularly use Evernote, Google Drive and You Tube with my students. Instead of Padlet we use Linoit as a creative space for posting material and uploading multimedia for a variety of activities.

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A Practical Guide For Teachers Who Just Got iPads - Edudemic

A Practical Guide For Teachers Who Just Got iPads - Edudemic | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
There are some big DOs and DON'Ts if you're on the receiving end of an iPad in the classroom. This is a guide for teachers to save time and trouble.
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If you just got an iPad, you will want to read this article and if you have had one you will want to read this article to see if you need to rethink what you have been doing with yours. :)

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The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category

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The 50 Best Smartphone Apps For Teachers Arranged By Category
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Here is a great list of apps teachers can use.

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