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Five Best Tablet Drawing Apps It seems to impress passers buy when you edit video with your fingers in iMovie on the iPad. It still impresses people when I edit photos on an iPad. I'm not so much out to impress people with what I'm doing, but what the end result may be. Though I do agree that it was skewed away from windows tablets. Remy Carreiro » Six Movies That F*cked Me All Up (and One I Knew Better Than To Even Watch) A few years back, I went dark. No, my power didn’t go out, and no, I didn’t dye my hair black and become the dude who talks about how every meal tastes like sadness. I mean in the things I was studying up on and the type of films I was watching and overall, what I was subjecting myself to on a daily basis. While I can recognize the compelling aspects of dark stories and twisted tales, I can also tell you constant exposure to that stuff takes a toll. Not in the “this media inspires me to want to act like this” way, but in a “I cannot unsee these films” way. The most messed up part is that this does not mean these films are bad.

bloomsapps Using Blooms Taxonomy in education is a highly effective way to scaffold learning for the students. With the recent popularity and pervasive nature of iOS devices in school districts it is essential for educators to understand how to implement Blooms in the classroom using the apps that are available. While this list is by no means fully comprehensive, it will assist educators in getting started when implementing iOS devices in the classroom. This site will change almost daily as it will be updated with new and exciting apps! If you find any that you have worked with in your classroom please email or tweet @bloomsapps or @dmileham75 with your suggestions.

How to Set Up Gmail for School iPads and iPods One challenge for teachers with students using devices like iPad and iPod touch is collecting student work. Unfortunately, there is not one consistent way for apps to export what a user creates. Some apps connect to Dropbox, some share through iTunes, some export to a website, some share through an IP address, but most apps email content as an attachment. In order to send images, movies, and documents as an attachment, email must be set up on the device. Logging in through web-based mail won't work because you cannot attach files when using web mail in iOS. Email has to be set up in iOS's Mail app in order for an app that shares through email to actually be able to send.

Integrating Technology in Education I can remember a time when we "went to the computer lab". I am SO thankful that this is not the case in my educational setting. Many people have viewed how we "use iPads in the classroom". Today, I have written an entire educational opportunity on our classroom blog. Google Apps for iPad Productivity Tips To increase efficiency, it helps to add any commonly-accessed websites, such as the Google eBookstore or Google Docs, to the home screen as a bookmark. This allows the shortcut to show up as an app icon, taking users directly where they need to go.

A Marketer’s Guide To Cross-Device Identity As the cookie weakens, brands and agencies are looking for an alternative. Cross-device seems to be the answer – but questions remain. AdExchanger examines the state-of-play around cross-device IDs. Consumers are media multitaskers – and cookies are not. As users migrate to mobile at record speeds – according to comScore, apps already account for more than 50% of time spent on digital media – advertisers and publishers are starting to recognize the promise, and the many challenges, associated with cross-device targeting. Cross-device technology as a subset of the overall ad tech industry only became truly relevant when smartphone and tablet adoption hit their stride around 2010 and 2011.

- Best iPad App Developers 0 Comments December 19, 2011 By: Vicki Windman Dec 18 Written by: 12/18/2011 5:09 PM Turning Students Into Teachers "The best way to learn anything is to teach it to someone else". Isn't that what you've always been told? It's true ... and also a great philosophy to apply in the classroom. 7 Apps That Will Help You Use Your iPad For Writing Projects While each of us has our own particular needs, I’m sure one or more of these apps will serve your needs. So get ready to set up a folder on your tablet and download a useful collection of resources. Evernote At the top of the list, the popular Evernote app (iTunes Store Link) and web syncing service is an essential tool for writing on the iPad. You can throw in all kinds of text based files, as well as photos and audio notes, into Evernote which will automatically sync all your notes to your iPad, as well as your Mac or PC.

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