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Creating Books on the iPad

Creating Books on the iPad
Book Creator for iPad: $7.49The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad. Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBookstore. Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on. eBook Creator: $4.49 ‘eBook Creator’ is a simple and easy ebook creation application. It's interface is designed for all ages and skill levels so that young kids are able to make ebooks using the app. Ebook Magic: $4.49 An easy way to make custom epub books. Demibooks: FREEDemibooks Composer is the first iPad-based authoring software for creating interactive books. StoryPatch: $2.99 Now you can help your child's creativity grow with Story Patch, a beautiful new application for the iPad that children can use to create their own picture books. And thanks to Scott Meech for letting me know of another great App to include - Creative Book Builder.

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ICT and the outdoor learning environment. - ICT in the Early Years Technology is not best suited to all weather conditions and the management of equipment is necessarily different in a large open space. But technology can be used just as purposefully outside as it can in, with careful planning. ICT and the outdoor learning environment is a PowerPoint file that we use for training on ICT and the outdoor learning environment. ICT outdoors requires a different approach from using technology indoors. Teaching and Learning: Using iPads in the Classroom Updated 01/2014 If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Perhaps a better question is what would I do with them that I could not do with other tools that are available and cheaper? Certainly iPads are cheaper than computers, desktop or laptop, and they are more mobile. Speaking of computers, they were supposed to be the transformation of teaching and learning as we know it.

30 Useful iPad Apps for Business & Presentation Apple sold more than 1 million copies of iPads in the first 3 months. This gadget is definitely more than just a larger version of iPhone or iPod touch. With 4x the screen of an iPhone, the iPad’s display is ideal for reading and for presentations. In today’s post, we’d like to highlight some really useful iPad applications that might replace the things you do daily with your laptop or netbook.

Children's early years preschool ICT Technology is an integral part of our lives. Machines at home continue to require higher levels of programming and engagement than ever before. The array of technological toys and tools for children and adults is vast. Children's settings have the opportunity to reflect the familiar environments that children experience at home and develop everyone's sense of belonging in providing valuable experiences through technoligies that offer cultural significance. Children are naturally curious and will explore not only how technology works but also how it fits into the world they live in. Everyday technology supports children’s role and imaginative play by providing meaningful contexts; shops that use bar code scanners and digital tills, homes that may have answer phones, car parks that have ticket machines, and so on.

iPads, iPod Touches, and iPhones as Assistive Technology in Education 3/28/2011 By: by Eric Lawson The recent release of Apple’s iPad has opened up some great new ideas and creative paths for teachers looking for assistive technologies (AT) for their classroom.

13 Ways To Use iMovie In The Classroom Is there an app for that? Well, chances are there are dozens of apps for anything you want to do, but sometimes you find one app that is robust enough to have multiples uses for you and your students. For me, iMovie is that app. 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 Planning for ICT in the EYFS - ICT in the Early Years At Homerton we have changed how we plan for children over the years. This includes changes in how we plan for ICT. This Resources area reflects these changes. Our planning now comes directly from observations. We include 'Continuous Provision' within the children's learning environment so that the children are freely and independently able to access resources they call on to play and develop. Continuous provision means just that, set resources are in the learning environments and children know where they are and where to return them to.

Blooms and iPad Applications I just got tweeted a nice diagram showing iPad applications against different levels of Bloom’s revised taxonomy. Its a good and well considered diagram and I like it. Some applications there that I haven’t seen yet and I will have to look up. The only thing I would say is that the applications are just the medium in which the student demonstrates the level. They facilitate the cognitive action. – This is NOT a criticism, rather a statement from me and one I know that Kathy Schrock has definitely taken into account. Games, Pop-Ups, 3D, and More – The iPad is Changing Books Forever Hogworld lets you guide Gnart through a story that is a hybrid of book and video game. I grew up on a healthy regimen of Choose-Your-Own Adventure books, Nintendo, and role playing games, but even I am intimidated by the new brand of interactive storytelling that is flooding the iPad. More designers are exploring how the frenzy around Apple’s tablet computer is evolving e-books into something new.

50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. This is going to become my iPad manual from here on in. Customised iPads for all iPad 2 tips and original iPad tips - get 'em here! With great new features like two video cameras, a faster processor and a thinner design, the iPad 2 is the world's best tablet device. ICT in the Early Years I was asked the other day about what ICT work I do with reception children and just felt that it deserved a blog post writing about it. During the year, my aim is to get the children familiar and enthusiastic about using a range of ICT hardware and software to support their learning. Rather than just putting them on a painting program or CBeebies game every week, I do like to try and give them variety in what they do to hopefully give them the broadest possible range of experiences. Each of my activities are about twenty minutes long and are designed for being carried out with a small group of about six children.

50 Must-Have Educational Apps It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities! What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages - Menu This Blog Linked From Here

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