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Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code'

Apple just launched 'the absolute best way to teach everyone to code' | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
Apple has big plans for Swift, the wildly popular programming language it first introduced in 2014.

Swift is already a smash hit: Over 100,000 apps have started using Swift to build at least some of their code, including Twitter, Uber, and Lyft, not least because Apple purpose-built it to be easy to learn.

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The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them -- THE Journal

The 4 Essential Organization Apps For Your Classroom—And Tons of Ideas For Using Them -- THE Journal | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
Check out these four must-have apps to help you and your students utilize mobile technologies to get organized in the classroom.
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Australian Study Points to Benefits of Games-Based Math - Education Week News (blog)

Australian Study Points to Benefits of Games-Based Math
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Recognition that "games can provide challenging experiences that incorporate effective learning principles and sustained engagement," led Dr.
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A great How-to Tutorial on Creating Student Portfolios on iPad Using Google Drive App ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A great How-to Tutorial on Creating Student Portfolios on iPad Using Google Drive App ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it

"This is a post several of you have been looking for, I know this from the emails I have been receiving from you. Now you have a great video tutorial on how to use Google Drive app to create documentation, spreadsheets, tutorials, and PDF annotation all from the palm of your hand using your own iPad."


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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 30, 2013 11:33 PM

Life stories with iPad and g-DRIVE

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7 Tips for Managing Your iPad Classroom -- THE Journal

7 Tips for Managing Your iPad Classroom -- THE Journal | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
The author of iPad in Education for Dummies offers solid advice for unlocking the possibilities of iPads in a classroom.

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A List of Great iPad Apps for Summer Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A List of Great iPad Apps for Summer Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it

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Carmen Arias 's curator insight, May 26, 2013 1:41 PM

getting ready for summer...

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How To Make An eBook | Smashing Magazine

How To Make An eBook | Smashing Magazine | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
This article will provide you with useful information when making your first eBook and elaborating on the future of ePub, and much more!
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Teacher Resources On the Go: SimpleK12 iPad App – SimpleK12_

Teacher Resources On the Go: SimpleK12 iPad App – SimpleK12_ | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
Drum roll, please ...We're excited to announce the SimpleK12 "Teacher Resource of the Day" App for iPads! As the name suggests, our brand new iPad app features a free teacher resource every day. Receive daily ...
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4 Technology Must Haves for Online Students

4 Technology Must Haves for Online Students | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
Some encourage students to accessorize, while others say it’s best to keep things simple.
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Game-Based Learning Produces Results | Intentional Games

Organizations utilize game-based e-learning to increase the performance impact of business skills training. Bryan L. Austin of Game On! Learning has spent most of his career in the corporate training space, primarily working ...
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Marcy Markusa: Should the iPad stay in school? - Manitoba - CBC News

Marcy Markusa: Should the iPad stay in school? - Manitoba - CBC News | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
It's finally happened — a tablet has officially found its way into the classroom and already some people are hoping it will drop out.

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iOS Apps to Support Reading and Writing

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A list of apps that support students struggling in reading, writing and more.


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Katherine Page Burdick's curator insight, April 11, 2013 12:20 PM

I add Tools4Students, CompareNContrast and ReadNRespond and K-2MobileReading to the list.

Laina McDonald, Ed.D's curator insight, May 26, 2013 7:49 PM

Really good ideas for struggling students.  Engage them through the use of technology. 

Abi James's curator insight, May 29, 2013 4:09 PM

Good list of apps. I'd add Evernote to help with organisation and note-taking plus Mind Meister as agood all round mind mpapign tool you can access on any device. 

 

 

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How iBooks Author Stacks Up to the Competition [CHART]

How iBooks Author Stacks Up to the Competition [CHART] | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it
Check out this chart, which compares the features of iBooks Author with seven other self-publishing tools available to independent writers.
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9 great educational apps for kids and teens

9 great educational apps for kids and teens | New things I am learning about | Scoop.it

I think we all can agree: flinging birds and slicing fruit are not educational afternoon activities. I asked my friends online to suggest their favorite educational apps for elementary age and older kids (Facebook never lets me down).

 

I will now share my very un-scientific results.


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