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As 2011 winds down, I have spent a good deal of time thinking about all of the online resources and tools that have helped make this past year a successful ‘Year of the iPad’ in my school district. And with an upcoming winter vacation ahead for many educators next week, I thought it might be nice to share out some of my favorite resources for using iPads, iPods, and iPhones in the classroom. Although there are many, many fantastic resources available online, the list below are the ones I have come to rely on… I hope you find them as useful as I have! IEAR: The IEAR community is a solid resource for locating and discovering appropriate educational apps for the classroom. I really appreciate that the IEAR community is made up of educators who are using these apps in the classroom already, and are sharing reviews and information about specific apps. 5,859 views, 2 today What do you think? Related:  analaradiez

iStopMotion for iPad Makes Storytelling Magical | iPad Apps Review Online The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users Though I haven’t gotten an iPad yet (NOTE: Now I have!), we did get one for my mother-in-law. So, with an eye towards helping her now, and me in the future, I put out a call to readers to their suggested resources as well as hunting for them on my own. You might also be interested in The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me. Here are my choices, and choices suggested by readers (their recommendations are better than mine!), as The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users: iPad Getting Started is from TC Geeks. The 10 best iOS apps of 2011 comes from The Telegraph. The best iOS apps for children, 2011 is also from The Telegraph. The top 50 iPad apps is from The Guardian. Choosing the Right Keyboard For Your iPad is from Read Write Web. The Best iPad Apps: 10 Essential Apps For The New iPad You Got For The Holidays is from The Huffington Post. Educreations lets you easily create video lessons. iPads In The Art Room APPiticdescribes itself as: Here are great suggestions from readers:

2013 Ipadschools - home Learning and Teaching - Drug Education The aim of this section is to assist schools, student welfare coordinators and teachers to implement ongoing improvement in drug education for their students. This section contains drug education resources for schools and teachers to assist with drug related issues involving truancy and student retention. These resources can be used within all four domains of the Physical, Personal and Social Learning strand of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards Please note where the former Victorian Government Schools Reference Guide is noted in documents please refer to the School Policy and Advisory Guide Drug Education in Victorian Schools – Get Ready Years 7-9 curriculum resources The Get Ready evidence-based drug and alcohol education program for Years 7-9 has been successfully trialled in 21 schools, involving 1750 students. The program received the Excellence in Prevention and Community Education Award, one of nine National Drug and Alcohol Excellence awards in 2012. The materials are:

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Top 25: Best iPad Apps for Applying to College This great list of the best iPad apps for college applicants. It can help with the process for including searching for a college, taking the SAT or ACT, and applying for financial aid is now at your fingertips. Thank you to BestCollegesOnline.com for finding the best apps for college! College Search Find a college that meets your needs with these iPad-based college guides. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. iStudiez Pro: Staying organized with so much going on can be tough for high school students, but iStudiez can make it a little easier. Test Prep One of the biggest and most daunting aspects of college prep is taking the ACT or SAT. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 500 AP U.S. 20. 21. iScroll: With iScroll, students can bring just about any book or audio recording to their iPad. 22. Financial Aid With tuition through the roof these days, paying for college is harder than ever. 24. 25. To view any app more closely at iTunes, please click on icon.

Wiki Walk-Through: The Basics Basics: What in the world is a wiki? Roll over the questions at left to unravel the wonderful world of wikis. I know the basics. Take me to some ideas for how to use a wiki in my teaching. What's a wiki? A wiki is a web site that lets any visitor become a participant: you can create or edit the actual site contents without any special technical knowledge or tools. Who uses wikis? Wikis are used in the “real world” (outside of K-12 schools) by people collaborating on projects or trying to share things online, such as family information and photos, technical information from users of a product, data from a research and development project, wine expertise, travel journals from abroad, club or specialty information, or projects like collaborative cookbooks. Sometimes they are used for free expression, such as a youth group online graffiti space. What is the difference between a wiki and a blog? A wiki has a far more open structure and allows others to change what one person has written.

Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips Just when I think I know a lot of about Apple's iOS, someone shows me a clever feature, setting, or shortcut I've never seen before. Since Apple doesn't include a printed manual, it's up to us as iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch users to find our own ways of learning these tips. I'd like to share eight links with tips to help us get the most of our iOS devices. The Always Current iOS 5 Tips and Tricks Guide from Mac|Life 50 Really Useful iPad Tips and Tricks from TechRadar 40+ Super Secret iPad Features and Shortcuts from AppStorm Keyboard Shortcuts to Speed Up Typing on an iPhone or iPad from Digital Inspiration The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials from How-To Geek 10 Useful Apple iPad Tips and Tricks from Mashable iPad Tricks and Tips from Redlands College Fifty iOS 5 Tips in Five Minutes from CNET UK

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Activities (K-12 Easter & Passover Get ready for fun classroom crafts: Easter and Passover are both approaching! Passover begins Friday, April 14 and Easter is Sunday, April 20. Poptropica Teaching GuidesPoptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island. April Calendar of Events April is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Common Core Lessons & Resources Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Videos Do your students love videos?

Apps in Education Top 200 best iPad apps 2011 If you've got yourself an iPad Air or new iPad mini, you'll want to start downloading the best iPad apps straight away. And if you already have an iPad 4 or older iPad, you might want to update it with some new apps. It's the apps that really set iOS apart from other platforms - there are far more apps available on the App Store for the iPad than any other tablet. So which which ones are worth your cash? Luckily for you we've tested thousands of the best iPad apps so that you don't have to. So read on for our best-in-class apps for each major category, followed by some more specific lists of the best free and paid for apps and games. Best iPad apps: Books App name: KindleDeveloper: AmazonPrice: FreeLink: Get from iTunes The best library of literature to choose from, cross platform support via Whispersync, a great choice of fonts and ways to read… Kindle is the most comprehensive reading app out there, and an essential download. Best iPad apps: Business

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