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40 iPad Apps For Language Learners

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Below are best 40 iPad apps for language learners that will not only teach language but will also immerse you in another culture:...


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Finally! A Book Creator App | Langwitches Blog

Finally! A Book Creator App | Langwitches Blog | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
I was thrilled last school year when our First Graders created their own Read Along Audiobook for the iPad. My regret was that while it was created TO BE READ on the iPad, it was not CREATED on the iPad.

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Using iPads in Schools: 10 Big Benefits | The Science of Learning ...

Using iPads in Schools: 10 Big Benefits | The Science of Learning ... | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
iPads in schools. Got an iPad yet? School leaders say it's not just a cool toy, but rather a powerful, versatile tool that is virtually changing the face of education.

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4+ More Websites To Find Free eBooks for iPad

4+ More Websites To Find Free eBooks for iPad | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
A while back we wrote about the best places to find free iPad books. The article yielded many useful comments and suggestions from you, and made me want to explore the area even more.
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iPad in Education - LiveBinder

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What the iPad (and other technology) can’t replace in education - The Answer Sheet - The Washington Post

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A recent article in The New York Times explains how after investing $33 million in technology, a school district in Arizona has seen almost no improvement in test scores.

 

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Sports - Education survey: Many pleased with local schools, teachers |

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iPad Tip: Saving Websites in Safari with Bookmarks and Web Clips | iPad Academy

iPad Tip: Saving Websites in Safari with Bookmarks and Web Clips | iPad Academy | ipad-schools | Scoop.it

 

How to make the web browser called Safari a more useful tool for your iPad with Bookmarks and Web Clips. Making bookmarks and web clips.

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5 Must Have iPad Apps for School Students 2011

5 Must Have iPad Apps for School Students 2011 | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
Round up of 5 must have iPad apps for students goign to school in 2011. Includes textbooks, note taking, and organizational applications for Apple's tablet.
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iPad 3 to Possibly Launch in Early 2012 - HotHardware

iPad 3 to Possibly Launch in Early 2012 - HotHardware | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
While it has been previously reported that the iPad 3 could be launching this October, new evidence suggest a release in early 2012.

 

Better screen but what about the cameras?

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iPads in Education – Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued) | Emerging Education Technology

iPads in Education – Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued) | Emerging Education Technology | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
Part Two of our look into results and best practices being generated from iPad rollouts in education.
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District turns to iPad to teach algebra

District turns to iPad to teach algebra | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
The device keeps kids locked on to the subject from the very first lesson, and students are eager to use the iPad to solve algebraic problems.
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The Best iPad Apps Of The Week, July 31-August 6, 2011 -- AppAdvice

The Best iPad Apps Of The Week, July 31-August 6, 2011 -- AppAdvice | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
Here they are, the best iPad apps of the past week.
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40 iPad Apps For Language Learners

40 iPad Apps For Language Learners | ipad-schools | Scoop.it

Below are best 40 iPad apps for language learners that will not only teach language but will also immerse you in another culture:...


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iPads in the Classroom

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Looking for iPads in education resources? Check out this article!


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Lessons from an iPad Rollout -- THE Journal

Lessons from an iPad Rollout -- THE Journal | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
Florida's "first iPad high school" has deployed 1,000 iPads to its high school teachers and students. Thanks to preparations on the infrastructure, training, and security fronts, the fall rollout has proved relatively snag-free.
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Daily iPad App: Demibooks Composer | TUAW

Daily iPad App: Demibooks Composer | TUAW | ipad-schools | Scoop.it

"One of the great Apple products many years ago was HyperCard, which allowed non-programmers to easily build interactive "stacks" with many linked pages (cards). Now a new iPad app, Demibooks Composer (free) brings a similar capability of easy creation to anyone who would like to publish an interactive iPad book and sell it on the App Store."


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iSwifter is the first to bring Flash-based Google+ games to the iPad | VentureBeat

iSwifter is the first to bring Flash-based Google+ games to the iPad | VentureBeat | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
iSwifter's innovative app for streaming Flash content to the iPad now supports Google+ games, making it the first app to do so, the company announced today.
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Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog

Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps | Langwitches Blog | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
LearningToday shares with everyone two beautiful posters, that help us remember Bloom’s Taxonomy: the Blooming Butterfly and the Blooming Orange. How do we connect the Bloom’s Taxonomy with the iPad?
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Best IPad Apps for Teachers

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Best IPad Apps for Teachers Nowadays, the world has become highly advanced in terms of technology. Technology can now be used in different parts of the society.
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Post-HP: Dell or Apple?

Post-HP: Dell or Apple? | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
With Hewlett-Packard moving into the post-PC world by attempting to unload its PC business, Dell and Apple will duke it out in the U.S. Read this blog post by Brooke Crothers on Business Tech.
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Samsung Galaxy is best non-iPad

Samsung Galaxy is best non-iPad | ipad-schools | Scoop.it

Article about Galaxy - looks like good hardware but apps are a problem - only 1000 available for Honeycomb (Android).

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iPads In Education – How’s It Going So Far? | Emerging Education Technology

iPads In Education – How’s It Going So Far? | Emerging Education Technology | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
A growing number of schools have launched programs to provide iPads to students. What returns is this investment yielding?
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2020: Still the Year of the iPad

2020: Still the Year of the iPad | ipad-schools | Scoop.it
Competing against Apple's iPad has been a fruitless endeavor for most who have tried, and sadly for the company's rivals, that's not going to change any time soon.
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