Tech Tip #118–Top 10 iPad Shortkeys

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Today’s tip: Top 10 iPad Shortkeys. Category: iPads. Here’s a poster with the ten most popular iPad shortkeys found in classrooms: Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom.

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iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen on episode 512 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter 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. Kristen and Karen share timeless principles of excellent teaching with 1:1 and iPads in the kindergarten classroom.

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Tech Tip #76–13 Tips for using an iPad

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Today’s tip: 13 Tips for Using an iPad. Category: iPads. Here’s a poster with thirteen basics tips to share with students new to iPads: Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom.

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Tech Tip #106–11 Great Typing Timesavers on iPads

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Today’s tip: 11 Great Typing Timesavers on iPads. Category: iPads. Q: Typing on the iPad keyboard is slow. A: Here are eleven time-savers students will appreciate (as will colleagues) when using iPads. Shake the iPad to undo the last word you typed.

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Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

How do I help my students use iPads? Teaching students to troubleshoot and use iPads effectively

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, she digs deep about how she teaches her students to use iPads. The post How do I help my students use iPads? Teaching students to troubleshoot and use iPads effectively appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. In today’s show, she digs deep about how she teaches her students to use iPads.

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Review: Flipwrite iPad Keyboard

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I’ve read several nonscientific studies that concluded students type equally well whether they use iPads or traditional keyboards ( click here ; scroll to ‘ Keyboarding: iPad vs. Traditional’ ). These results are counter-intuitive to what common sense says is true: that the flat, non-tactile nature of the iPad onscreen keyboards make them less accurate and slower than standard keyboards.

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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.

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iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Today as our ongoing spotlight this week on K-2 education, we focus on iPads with younger students and differentiating instruction with them. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

iPad Mania: 20 ideas for sparking interest in class with iPads

Ditch That Textbook

When Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPad, it was a marvel that had the potential to make big change. The iPad’s possibilities in education were seen quickly and have developed over time. Ed Tech app smashing apps creative teaching edtech educational technology ipadIt was visually stunning. It was tactile. It shortened some work from minutes to seconds. It’s easy to say that tech is just [.].

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Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

How To Identify Your iPad Model

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If the iPad turns on, identifying which version you have is simple: Settings > General > About. The post How To Identify Your iPad Model appeared first on TeachThought. If it won't power on, there's still a way. Technology Apple

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iPads in Kindergarten: Creating, Innovating and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Caitlin Arakawa @caitlin_arakawa shares what she learned in her first year with iPads in kindergarten. In today’s show, Caitlin Arakawa talks about iPads in kindergarten and shares: Her favorite apps. The best thing about iPads. Want to hear another episode on iPads in the classroom? Listen to Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen talk about awesome iPad apps for the elementary classroom.

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Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology. Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom. Milton is 1:1 with iPads for all K-8 students. It is his goal to incorporate technology into his classes, whether it is a full blown lesson using iPads, or using the SMARTboard for smaller activities.

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@Nearpod: Teaching Smarter with iPads


Nearpod: the iPad Teacher''s must have tool I''ve been meaning to post about Nearpod for a few weeks; however, with the ISTE conference and arranging my recent give-away (thanks Nearpod for supporting), I''ve been a bit swamped. Nearpod is a free app you can download to your iPad. Nearpod an all in one solution for the synchronized use of iPads in the classroom Teacher Student "Make your lessons more engaging through interactive, multimedia presentation.".

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.

Top 10 Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Apps for iPad

Educators Technology

iPad mindmapping appsBelow is a collection of some of the best apps for creating mind maps. The apps offer a wide variety of helpful features that make it easy to visually capture your ideas and thoughts more.

Brenthaven Edge Companion for iPad Air

Kathy Schrock

Photo courtesy of Sean MacEntee [link] With the plethora of iPads found on student desks, in classroom carts and in backpacks, it is more important than ever to protect the devices from harm. The Brenthaven Edge Companion for the iPad Air (10.9", 4th generation), has just been released.

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BEST OF SEASON 1: iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Caitlin Arakawa tops the list with her show about how she uses iPads in Kindergarten. The post BEST OF SEASON 1: iPads in Kindergarten appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. Edtech Tool Tuesday iPads Kindergarten (ages 3-6 The top #edtech tool Tuesday of season 1 with Caitlin Arakawa From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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30+ iPad Resources

The Mobile Native

Only One iPad in the Classroom? iPad Apps Separated by Subject Area 3. iPad and iPod Resources 4. The 55 Best Free Educational Apps for iPad 5. 15 Literacy Apps to Create Books on the iPad 6. 23 Ways to Use the iPad in a PBL Classroom 7. Middle School iPad Apps 8. Interesting Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom 9. 39 Sites for Using iPads in the Classroom 10. 50 Resources for Using iPads in the Classroom 11. iPad Livebinder 21.

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Flattening the Distance-Learning Curve with a 1-to-1 iPad Program

Due to COVID-19, schools shifted to distance learning to keep students and teachers safe. Schools that offered a 1-to-1 iPad program were at an advantage over those who couldn’t. See how your school can economically offer the same advantage.

Touchscreen Chromebooks: the iPad killers in schools?

Ditch That Textbook

I have worked with all sorts of digital devices in my own classroom — desktop computers, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, student cell phones and a variety of others. Hands down, the best experience for me has been Chromebooks. I’ve outlined why I choose Chromebooks for a 1:1 initiative or, as I had, for carts that stay [.]. Ed Tech 1:1 initiative chromebooks edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps touchscreen

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. Here is a portion of David''s email that explains the app: The Answer Pad is a free way (1 class per teacher up to 200 students) to use the iPad as an interactive answer sheet. The Answer Pad.

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iPad learning anywhere, anytime

Jamf on EdTech

From the Bett 2022 conference in London, Anthony Darlow delivers a presentation on the importance of a mobile device management system that fosters learning and is easy and intuitive to use for teachers, students and parents

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Paper 53 Is The ‘Sketch-iPad’ You Always Wanted


Tagged: App , art , edtech , education , ipad , lessons , paper 53 , teaching. education App art edtech ipad lessons paper 53 teachingPaper 53 is a brilliant app which combines drawings, notes, photos and sketches. It is available on the Appstore. The app is simple and user-friendly; just use your finger (or a stylus) to draw, paint, select colours, erase and lots more. How does it work? Click below to watch my video tutorial: How could I use it in lessons?

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Top 5 Text to Speech iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

iPad text to speech appsSpeech to text technology is one of the best inventions that has radically transformed the human life. There is no known period in our history in which people were able to convert more.

Sharing your iPad Screen during teletherapy


iPad apps can still be very useful in teletherapy even though you cannot really give cursor control. As I have used ipad apps though, I have found them to be extremely motivating for the client to give me directions on what to do.

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Using Microsoft education tools on iPad

Jamf on EdTech

Selecting iPad as a device to compliment Microsoft tools for Education is a game-changer for teachers, students and parents

An Australian Math Classroom with iPads

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Tom Davidson @trdvo shares how he uses iPads in his math classes to teach. If you’re using iPads or want to compare how math is being taught somewhere else, this is a wonderful classroom Wednesday that you don’t want to miss! An Australian math classroom with iPads. TOM: One of the things I’m doing at the moment that I’m finding really exciting is our exploration, using Explain Everything [link] on the iPads.

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The Top 20 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad

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These diverse blended learning apps for iPad include learning management systems, screen capture software, and video creation tools. The post The Top 20 Diverse Blended Learning Apps For iPad appeared first on TeachThought.

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Ipads and Augmented Reality. Greg: One way is iPads. Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders. We have a reading folder and a math folder full of apps, so the kids know they can grab those iPads, open those folders, and use any of those apps. Ipad Apps for Math.

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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. Today’s show will help settle the dust and bring clarity to iPads in the elementary classroom.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research. Now, Sean, you’re currently working with iPads and some online formative assessments for STEM classrooms. Sean: About seven years ago, three colleagues and myself wrote a grant proposal for a quarter of a million dollars to implement iPads into math and science classrooms.

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New from Turnitin: iPad app for Feedback Studio

Ask a Tech Teacher

With all the time students and teachers are spending with iPads, Turnitin Feedback Studio ‘s new iPad app is a welcome addition to their toolkits. Here’s what Jacinta Lujano, attending Naval Postgraduate School, says: “Feedback Studio for iPad makes it really simple to submit my writings and to get on-the-go feedback… It’s really simple and intuitive to use, too. Offline grading: Assignments can by synced between iPad app and desktop grading on- or offline.

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Win an iPad Mini from @MasteryConnect


Our friends at MasteryConnect are giving us an opportunity to win an iPad Mini with the Share Your MasteryConnect Experience Video Contest For those of you who may be unfamiliar with MasteryConnect , they are a wonderful company that makes focusing on the core easy via their apps, online tools, and learning community. When I came home from school today I opened my email inbox and was greeted by a fantastic offer that I just couldn''t wait to share.

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A district gets creative as it distributes iPads to students during lockdown

eSchool News

The Kanawha district provides iPads for each student in grades 4-12. Sparks immediately started spearheading a plan to distribute iPads to students who needed them, as well as to students who had turned in broken devices.

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Fostering Mathematical Mindsets with iPads in the Classroom from Mason


And when classrooms go one-to-one with iPads, this enhances opportunities to foster the mathematical mindsets of students in the classroom. In this post , I suggest five ways to foster mathematical mindsets using iPads in the classroom based on the thoughts, theories, and pedagogies recommended by Boaler. Help students make relevant connections to mathematical concepts by photographically capturing the world around them using the iPad’s c amera.

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Basic iPad Tips for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

iPad has been increasingly adopted as an instructional tool in classrooms especially in the north American context. As a versatile device, iPad provides boundless learning and teaching more

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Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Most programming classes, training, and games take place on websites, but with the popularity of iPads, developers created apps to put the learning where kids live. The game approach feels much like typical games youngers are already playing on their iPads and Smartphones. Computer skills Critical thinking Education reform Games/Simulations Reviews app reviews coding hour of code ipads lists programmingCoding has become the poster child for a tech-infused classroom.

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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. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: How to create an optimal learning environment with Google Classroom and iPads. Why iPads are well suited for creation.

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