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Bloomin' iPad by Kathy Schrock

Bloomin' iPad by Kathy Schrock | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
A listing of iPads apps categorized by their relationship to a revised version of Bloom's Taxonomy
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TechRadar: 5 best Bluetooth keyboards for iPad

TechRadar: 5 best Bluetooth keyboards for iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
does the job for short bursts of text, but if you want to use your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for long-form writing, you're better off using a discrete keyboard.
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iPads give a voice to disabled kids

iPads give a voice to disabled kids | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
A LEARNING revolution is under way in special schools, with the lives of disabled students profoundly changed with the introduction of iPads.
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Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals

Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Free Productivity Enhancement iPad Apps for Professionals. These FREE iPad apps will help you organize yourself and your routines. This is something where us IT guys have a hard time.
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Edit WordPress pages with Blogsy for iPad

Edit WordPress pages with Blogsy for iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Fomola has updated their iPad blogging app, Blogsy, with the ability to edit WordPress pages.
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The educational value of creative disobedience

The educational value of creative disobedience | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
“The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive and discoverers” –Jean Piaget
While this article doesn't relate directly to iPad use, it's an excellent discussion of the creative approach that should guide technology use in education.
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Creating ePubs: A Model for Multi-District Collaboration | Edutopia

Creating ePubs: A Model for Multi-District Collaboration | Edutopia | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
There is a growing buzz in the education community about the possibility of moving away from traditional textbooks. While the objective seems clear as to why we should be making this move, the question of how to transition this great shift remains. Educators creating their own digital resource for the classroom possesses great value, but at this point there are still more questions than answers.
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Gradekeeper for iPad

Gradekeeper for iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Teachers are not always the best paid individuals in our societies but they have a pretty tough job. Keeping their classes organized and their students on the right track take a lot of work. Gradekeeper for iPad is a handy tool for teachers to record their students’ grades.
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6 Awesome Dropbox Apps for iPad

6 Awesome Dropbox Apps for iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Dropbox is one of the most exciting cloud-based storage solutions around. It gives you a cheap way to store all your files, images, and everything in between offsite. You can use it to store to-do lists, notes, music, and other types on content as well. These 6 Dropbox apps for iPad let you interact with your Dropbox account on your tablet
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PressReader: Newspapers At Your Fingertips

PressReader: Newspapers At Your Fingertips | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
I never really caught on to the whole digital newspaper experience until I tried PressReader, a free download in the App Store. With a monthly subscription, PressReader delivers over 1,900 digital newspaper publications to your iPad.
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Give Your iPad Support For Multiple Users With iUsers Cydia Tweak | Cult of Mac

Give Your iPad Support For Multiple Users With iUsers Cydia Tweak | Cult of Mac | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Here’s a really cool new Cydia hack: iUsers, a jailbreak add on that allows you to have multiple user accounts on a single iPad, each with their own separate apps, mailboxes and settings.
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Discovering the news with your iPad | Macworld

Discovering the news with your iPad | Macworld | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Apps offer different ways to help you find news that matters to you...
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EasySign: A free iOS app for signing PDFs as you go

EasySign: A free iOS app for signing PDFs as you go | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
I need to sign a PDF file and it needs to not look like crap. But I'm waiting in line at the airport and can't access a printer or a WiFi signal for my laptop, but I do have my iPhone. ...
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Book apps: A reading revolution, or the end of reading?

Book apps: A reading revolution, or the end of reading? | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
The latest in publishing technology, sophisticated book apps let users watch videos, view hundreds of photos and follow annotated maps. So what does that have to do with reading?
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5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad

5 Free Collaborative Whiteboard Apps For the iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
It seems as though the minute the iPad was announced, innumerable light bulbs went off as developers and entrepreneurs everywhere came to the same realization: "We could totally use this device as a digital whiteboard!" Indeed, a search for the word "whiteboard" in the App Store returns a whopping 170 iPad apps
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Word Wizard - Talking Educational App for iPhone and iPad

Word Wizard - Talking Educational App for iPhone and iPad | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Educational app that fully exploits natural sounding text-to-speech voices to help kids learn word building and spelling. Kids can now build any word or sentence using a Movable Alphabet and immediately hear the text they wrote, as well as verify spelling using the built-in spell checker.
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Probe Turns iPad into Digital Thermometer

Aginova Inc., a sensor technology company, announced today it is launching iCelsius Pro, a product that extends your iPad by using a temperature probe that turns iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a digital thermometer. The app downloaded from the App store will read the temperature, create graphs, set up alerts, store data and email graphs.
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School's Controversial Decision to make iPads 'compulsory'. Discussion on iPads in Education

School's Controversial Decision to make iPads 'compulsory'. Discussion on iPads in Education | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it

An Auckland, New Zealand school has triggered an uproar by placing the new iPad on its 'compulsory' stationery list for Year 9 students next year.
The school says it is "grasping the opportunity to step into the 21st Century with the latest technology available". Opponents claim that the decision is divisive and that it will put unnecessary financial pressure on families that cannot afford the technology. Do you agree with their decision?
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How to print from an iPad -Macworld

How to print from an iPad -Macworld | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
The use of digital text alleviates the need for paper based printing. This article offers a few solutions for those times you still need to take that paper with you...
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iPads 'compulsory' for Year 9 students in New Zealand School

iPads 'compulsory' for Year 9 students in New Zealand School | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
One New Zealand is making it mandatory for 9th grade students to have iPads in school. Some are opposing this controversial decision based upon the financial hardship it may cause for many families.
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10 iPad 2 Apps That Will Make Your Digital Camera Obsolete

10 iPad 2 Apps That Will Make Your Digital Camera Obsolete | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
It only took a month for developers to make awesome photo apps for the iPad 2.
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How To Get Photos or Videos Back On Your iPad Camera Roll | Mac|Life

How To Get Photos or Videos Back On Your iPad Camera Roll | Mac|Life | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Anyone who has taken photos or videos with an iOS device only to delete them after an iPhoto import has no doubt learned the hard way that the Camera Roll is a one-way street. Here’s a quick workaround for getting images back to the Camera Roll on your iPad, using the Camera Connector Kit.
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iPad at risk from over the shoulder password spies, new software can reveal all [video] | TiPb

iPad at risk from over the shoulder password spies, new software can reveal all [video] | TiPb | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Your iPads’s secure passwords could be at risk from a new breed of thieves that peer over your shoulder as you enter passwords into your device. They could then steal your bank log in details, PayPal password or anything else that you have secured by a password.
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4 Useful iPad Tricks You May Still Not Know About

4 Useful iPad Tricks You May Still Not Know About | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
The iPad is a pretty nifty thing. If you believe the true enthusiasts, there's nothing you really can't do with an iPad.
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Make Your iPad A True Writing Tool With These Notebook Apps

Make Your iPad A True Writing Tool With These Notebook Apps | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
For me, the iPad is the ultimate device for paperless reading, writing, and photo viewing. The comfortable viewing size of the iPad makes it a perfect electronic notebook for reading ebooks, PDFs, typing short emails, and viewing lots of photos.
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