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Using the iPad for Writing in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

For those those that have difficulty finding inspiration, we utilize the camera app on the iPad. Here are a couple of samples of student work using this technique: With one of the children, I found him building something in the block center and on his own, he went to get his iPad to take a picture so he could write about it later. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Saving Big Money with iPads and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kyle Taylor @kyletaylor13 and his school have implemented iPads with Google Classroom and are saving half (yes, I said half) of what it previously cost to set up a classroom with technology. Today, learn all about their decision making process and how teachers are using iPads and Google classroom to teach. Why iPads are well suited for creation. Listen Now. Full Bio.

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Turn your iPad into a Clicker for Students!


turning your iPad into a Clicker System A friend of mine, David ( @ dkapuler ), just sent me an email about a great new app that can offer teachers immediate feedback so that they can adjust their instruction in real time. Now, they released their latest update w/ Go Interactive, this basically turns your iPad into a "clicker system". The Answer Pad. click here.

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iPads ignite furor in schools

eSchool News

In the shadow of Apple Computer’s 1 Infinite Loop headquarters, an initiative requiring public middle schoolers to use iPads in class and at home has spawned a growing battle over education in the digital age. District officials and many teachers tout the iPads as innovative learning tools. Students, it seems, are thrilled to have them.

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How to Turn off Blue Light on Your iPhone/ Ipad at Night

The CoolCatTeacher

I recorded a quick video and am telling everyone I know to make sure they set their iPhones and iPads up this way — especially for kids. Note that after you follow these instructions, your iPhone or iPad will have a brownish twinge to it because the blue light is turned off. How to Turn Blue Light Off on your iPhone or iPad by using Night Shift. Not sleeping?

iPads and Science in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

We made a chart of describing words and then, we grabbed our iPads. Giving children a variety of experiences and enhancing those experiences with the iPads creates long-lasting connections with learning. Apps I Use Personalized Learning Science ipads in kindergarten ipads in the classroom science and iPads science journals with ipads Chad Sugg.

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Building Vocabulary with iPads

iTeach with iPads

Using word walls, mentor texts, non-fiction texts across all subjects, and especially creation apps on the iPad give students many opportunities to interact with new vocabulary. Consider using creation apps on the iPad to help develop student vocabulary. Apps I Use Literacy ipads and literacy ipads in kindergarten ipads in the classroom vocabulary and iPads

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Checking in on The State of the iPad in Education in 2015


When Apple released the iPad in 2010, they took the world by. iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources ipad in education today ipads in schools today popularity of ipads in schools state of ipads in academics academia tablets in education teaching learning with ipadsThanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

iTeach with iPads

Next, students were able to work together on their iPad devices to compose numbers in a variety of ways. Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer. When these competencies are in place, students are better able to experience deeper learning. Math is a natural subject to incorporate these competencies. Recently, we were working on composing and decomposing numbers to 10.

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NearPod - create and share lessons on iPads in classroom - free

Educational Technology Guy

NearPod is a free service/app that allows you to create interactive lessons and then share them across iPads in your classroom. It''s free, easy to use, and a great resource to use with iPads in the classroom. apps for education free resources iPad Teachers create interactive presentations and then share them with the class. Here''s how it works.

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Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard


Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Using this app will turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard, and allow you to plan, create, and share lessons in far less time than before. To that end, they''ve made it simple, fun, and fast for you to record whiteboard video tutorials and share them online. How amazing is that?

7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!


The only difference is instead of having children use their dry erase boards, erasers, and expo markers, we use our iPads. Using iPads as "Dry Erase Boards" BUT with Pre-Created Templates - saves time so we can focus on the content - Teachers can quickly change out templates for students to submit responses… with one click! Grab your iPad. Open the app on your iPad.

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Adobe Releases New Storytelling App for iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Adobe recently released a new Storytelling App for iPad. Adobe Voice, a new animated video app for iPad, that gives anyone the ability to create and share engaging video stories. The app requires iPad 2 or higher and iOS 7. This is a great app for education, allowing students to create an interactive and engaging school project. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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All the ways iOS 9.3 will impact school iPad rollouts

eSchool News

In March, Apple upgraded the iPad and iPhone operating system to iOS 9.3 The lead up to the release caught the eye of the K-12 community, which had been waiting for a few tweaks of their own that would help it better manage both shared and one-to-one iPad implementations. A classroom using iPads that are stored on a cart, for example, can assign a specific device to each student (e.g.,

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#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. The problem with iPads is there are so many apps and so many choices. Enter to win the book Innovate with Ipad by leaving a review on iTunes. Listen on iTunes.

10 Must Have iPad Apps for Librarians

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 25, 2015 As requested by some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning, we went ahead and curated the list below comprising some of the best iPad apps for librarians. iPad apps for librariansWe have more.

Quick List Of iPad Resources For The Classroom

The Web20Classroom

One question that comes into my inbox or on Twitter a lot lately is one dealing with iPads. In keeping with the "My Favorite Resources" theme ( last week I listed my favorite resources for talking about Twitter ) here are my go-to resources when people ask me about iPads in the Classroom. Sample Lessons-iPads In Education -5 Quick Lessons using various iPad apps.

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EdTech Book Spotlight: Innovate with iPad

Class Tech Tips

Karen was kind enough to share a copy of Innovate with iPad with me this summer. As a former one-to-one iPad teacher I know how it feels to open a cart of iPads and wonder what to do… The post EdTech Book Spotlight: Innovate with iPad appeared first on Class Tech Tips. ELA - Reading/Writing iPad Apps Lesson Plans Math Math Tools for Teachers Teacher Tools

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4 ways Apple may soon solve the iPad deployment headache

eSchool News

It’s no secret iPad deployments are a slog for schools. Device deployment has been a particular challenge for schools with iPads. In fact it’s been such a headache that iPad sales into schools have started to lose momentum over the last year. The iPad is built upon the same building blocks that made the iPhone so successful. But all that may be changing.

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Get your FREE Google Classroom iPad App User Guides!

Get your FREE user guide for the new Google Classroom iPad App! The Google Classroom iPad App User Guide for Teachers! Google Classroom iPad App User Guide for Students! app Classroom Docs GAFE Google Guides ipad iPadEd Google just released an Android & iOS app for Google Classroom. More features are definitely soon to come. Click to access the Google Doc.

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Maximize Google Drive on the iPad

Shake Up Learning

Maximize Google Drive on the iPad As I have mentioned before, we have come a long way with using Google Apps on the iPad! Below are a few tricks to help you make the most of using Google Drive on the iPad. This feature can also make shared iPads a bit easier. If you have a newer iPad/iPhone with Touch ID, you can also login with Touch ID. Here's how: 1. iMovie).

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The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom


Your school district or principal has just decided to use iPads in your school. The post The Ultimate Guide to Using iPads in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic. Articles Featured How To Popular featured guide iPad ipad classroom mobile technology tabletsCongratulations! But how do you make sure this new technological tool enhances learning, while tying in with your lesson plan—and doesn’t just provide another way for students to spend too much time playing Candy Crush or connecting with friends on Snapchat? […].

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Apple's iOS 9.3 Brings MAJOR News for iPads in Education!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Photo: Apple Shared iPad Apple's website describes Shared iPad as, "When a 1:1 student-to-iPad ratio isn’t possible, Shared iPad offers an elegant solution that lets students enjoy the benefits of having their own iPad in whatever classroom they’re in. They simply log in to any iPad, and their content is ready to go." The release of iOS 9.3 iOS 9.3

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Tips for Using iPads in the Classroom


While for some teachers, iPads in the classroom are already a familiar part of everyday life, as of Pearson’s 2014 Student Mobile Device Survey, only 16% of students attended schools that provide tablets 1:1. For all the news stories and chatter in the educational industry about using iPads in education, many teachers haven’t gotten a […]. The post Tips for Using iPads in the Classroom appeared first on Edudemic. Articles How To Tools classroom technology digital tools distractions iPad learning tools student engagement

My favorite iPad case for kids!


One item I kept seeing everyone walk around with were these really cool iPad cases. The case is light weight, comfortable, and keeps the iPad safe - which is KEY for little ones (like Jacob)! they have cases for iPad minis , too! This way, the kids can stand their iPad up when working. They even have charging carts that allow you to keep your iPads safe in their cases without having to remove them each time. Durable. Portable. Colorful. Gripcase I recently had the pleasure of being a featured presenter at our state technology conference, MACUL. What a treat!

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Using iPads to Plan in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

They will open their notes app on their iPads and write out their plan for the day. The SmartBoard looks like this when they are making their plan: In the reading center, I want them to read 2 books on their reading level and then they may choose other books as well as book on their iPads to read. Productivity is never an accident. Paul J. Meyer. Happy New Year!

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8 Of The Best iPad Sketchnoting Apps for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November , 2016 We are revisiting the topic of sketchnoting with an updated list of some of the best iPad apps you can use to create visually attractive sketchnotes. ipad sketchnoting appsAs we have argued elsewhere,read more.

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30hands Digital Storytelling Tool for Chomebooks and iPad

Class Tech Tips

Available as an iOS app and on the web, students who use iPads and/or Chromebooks… The post 30hands Digital Storytelling Tool for Chomebooks and iPad appeared first on Class Tech Tips. Chromebook ELA - Reading/Writing iPad AppsAs a big fan of digital storytelling in the classroom it was wonderful to connect with the team at 30hands earlier this month.

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5 tips for creating a makerspace for less than the cost of an iPad

eSchool News

When iPad time is over in my house, and my children are bored playing with their toys, they almost always find themselves digging through the “Invention Box” in our living room to create a Statue of Liberty torch with only duct tape and two water bottles. You don’t need power tools and 3D printers to start a makerspace. Instead, get creative. Where others see trash, I see treasure.

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Short Passage Apps for Reading on iPads

Class Tech Tips

The mother and son team have developed three iPad apps that support students with text-based multiple choice comprehension questions, passages by guided reading level, and voice-to-text highlighting. Read Article → The post Short Passage Apps for Reading on iPads appeared first on Class Tech Tips. English Language Learners iPad Apps guided reading short passage

12 Great iPad Apps for Librarians (Infographic)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 30, 2016 Here is a handy visual for librarians featuring 12 of what we think are very good iPad apps they can use in their daily work. iPad apps for librariansThe visual is based on a post we shared here a few more.

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20 Great iPad Apps to Help Learners Explore Their Creativity

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 15, 2017 Here is a list of some useful iPad apps students can use to unleash their creative thinking and engage in hand-son learning activities. ipad creativity apps my freebiesThe apps, curated from iTunes App Store' read more.

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15 Good iPad Apps for Students Projects and Real World Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 11, 2017 Here is a collection of some very good iPad apps students can use in their classroom projects. iPad project based learning appsThe apps, which are curated from Apple's Real World Learning collection, are more.

20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 20 iPad Apps To Teach Elementary Reading appeared first on TeachThought. Literacy apps Elementary School New Teacher

Why some schools pay $100 more for the same iPads

eSchool News

The ed-tech procurement process is broken, said former New York City Public Schools Chancellor Harold Levy during the 2016 South by Southwest Education ( SXSWedu ) conference in Austin, Texas, March 8—and to prove it, he said a study last month found disparities of more than $100 per unit on how much schools were paying for the exact same iPad model. This is just wrong.

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4 iPad Apps with Animals

Class Tech Tips

There are lots of iPad apps that include animal characters and some great choices connecting students to the real thing. Read Article → iPad Apps animals endangered species zoosTablet technology can bring the world to students’ fingertips. These apps could be integrated into a unit on ecosystems or animal life. In whole class lessons, you could use these apps to.

Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Instead of a school purchasing an iPad and keyboard for all the students, what about a Chromebook and Nexus 7 for each student? An iPad starts at $500 and then add the case for $50 and keyboard for around $50 and you are at $600 for one device. Android chromebooks edcamp google Chrome OS Google for Educators iPad I like this idea for a lot of reasons. That''s a great deal.