iPad-SEN-PLCsouthwales - home Best iPhone Apps: Favorite Apps 4 Children w/ Special Needs (June2011) by ThumbArcade Check out appoLearning.com, because your kids deserve the very best educational apps! ThumbArcade says: These are the Top 10 Apps as voted on by the passionate and very loyal Facebook community of Gary James from www.A4CWSN.com. ThumbArcade's picks See.Touch.Learn. #1: Awesome picture learning system from Brain Parade designed specifically for those with autism and other special needs. Dexteria - Fine Motor Skill Development #2: A spectacular set of therapeutic hand writing exercises (not games) from BinaryLabs that improve fine motor skills and handwriting readiness in children and adults. Grace - Picture Exchange for Non-Verbal People #10: From High Caffeine Content, this 2010 Irish Web Award winner is a non-speaking, simple picture exchange system developed for people with Autism to communicate their needs independently. Discussion
Corel Painter User Resources Resources for users of Corel Painter, the image editing and natural media painting tool. Includes resources for earlier versions including Fractal Design Painter, MetaCreations Painter, and procreate Painter. New Features in Corel Painter X3Explore the best new features in Corel Painter X3 in this screen shot tour. The Clone Source Panel - Creative Color in PainterThe Clone Source Panel in Painter can open up new and exciting ways to render your photographs and with a little imagination you can create beautiful paintings that have your personal touch. Corel Painter Lite ReviewPainter Lite is based on the features of Corel Painter 12, but offers a limited feature set to make it easier to learn for those starting out in digital art. Real Watercolor in Painter 12 - Blending Watercolor TutorialLearn how the Real Watercolor brushes in Painter 12 can help you with blending color in your paintings. Corel Painter 8 Screen ShotsThe new user interface of Corel Painter 8.
20 Amazing iPad Apps for Educators When one looks at how technology has changed education over the past decade, one can’t help but be blown away by the sheer number of iPad apps for educators that have absolutely flooded the electronic marketplace. There are so many iPad apps for teachers released every month that even the most plugged-in educator would have a difficult time processing and utilizing them all. Luckily, when teachers are looking to learn how to use iPads in the classroom, they need to look no further than TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com -- an educator’s primary go-to resource when researching iPad apps for teachers and iPads in the classroom. Read on to learn about TeachHUB magazine and TeachHUB.com’s updated list of the hottest iPad apps for teachers and iPad apps for education, destined to forever alter your curriculum landscape, organized here by subject. Scroll down for an index of many of TeachHUB's helpful iPads in the classroom app reviews and more of the best usage of iPads in the classroom. Trello
IPad Tips & Tutorials | iPad Academy - Part 4 Using the Back Button or Previous Page in the Safari Web Browser on the iPad A participant in my Master Class recently asked this question: How do I go “back” in Safari? Sometimes the “back” button works and sometimes it doesn’t. Here’s my reply: When you tap on a link on a webpage, one of two things generally happens: 1. Continue reading... How to Open Adobe Digital Editions Books on the iPad – Dealing with DRM I recently received this request for help with reading an Adobe eBook format on the iPad: I have tried to download purchased epub files to my ipad by following the instructions for itunes. Continue reading... iPad Video Lessons – Learning to Use the iPad – A Story, A Gift and A Deal In January 2012, I launched the iPad Academy Master Class, my series of online video lessons to help others learn to use the iPad. Continue reading... iPad Tip: How to Open Videos Attached to Email Messages I recently received this request for help from one of the members of my iPad Academy Master Class.
5 External Hard Drives For iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3 Whether you own an iPad 1, 2, the new iPad 3 or 4th generation you’ll get maximum 64 GB of memory storage and right now not many external hard drives ( HDD ) support Apple tablet but still there are few very good products in the market which can help you increase the storage of your tablet at quite reasonable price. Unlike many other tablets in the market, you can’t use SD card to increase memory of your iDevice neither it supports USB 2.0 or 3.0 but you can use Wireless Network Interface for Wireless transfer of files and Apple Camera Connection Kit for USB interface. Here we’ve listed some external hard drives for iPad which use technologies mentioned earlier to store and transfer your important data among different mediums. Kingston Wi-Drive 32 GB USB 2.0 Portable Kingston Wi-Drive provides pocket-sized flash storage for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Kindle Fire. Price: Check More Info Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage 500 GB USB 3.0 Price: Check More Info
iPhone/iPad Apps for AAC Home Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) Looking for the Apps for AAC list by Jane Farrall? It is now hosted on the Jane Farrall Consulting website What is AAC? AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication and it relates to all the tools and strategies that we use with people who have little or no speech. AAC tools can be low-tech options, such as symbol boards and communication books, as well as no-tech options such as Key Word Signing. With so many AAC apps available through the App Store, the Spectronics Consultancy Team would like to provide you with some tips and tools to help you find the right app. Top tips for successful AAC implementation: Choosing the right AAC app When considering AAC apps, you may want to consider: For more information and tools to help you match the right features for AAC apps, check out this blogpost App feature matching: an essential step. Spectronics APPraised AAC Apps Proloquo2Go Top 5 Features: Website links: Touch Chat Sonoflex TapSpeak Sequence
Cool Drawing Apps for Primary School So many classroom activities are only fully realised when your students add their sketches to embellish their work, or to annotate a concept. Sometimes they just need to describe an object. Here are a series of apps that allow the creative little Picasso or Frida in your class to express themselves. Drawing Pad: $1.99 AU Drawing Pad offers an incredible amount of fun and creativity as a stand alone App but we've worked extra hard to allow parents the ability to extend the fun by offering in app coloring books). Doodlecast for Kids: $1.99 AU Doodlecast is a unique drawing app that records your voice as you draw. Kid Art for iPad: $0.99 AU Kid Art is now on the iPad! ArtRage: $7.49 AU ArtRage doesn't just drop color on your canvas, it keeps track of how much paint there and how wet it is, so you can blend colors under the brush as you paint, or lay down thick lines of pigment for flattening and smearing with the Palette Knife.
39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom Pages Friday, October 7, 2011 39 Sites For Using iPads in the Classroom How Much Did Steve Jobs Change the World? 5 Great iPad Apps For Early Childhood Teachers10 iPad Apps Everyone Should Have- from PC Magazine10 Must Have iPad Apps for Students and Teachers10 Ways to Use iPads in Your Classroom40 iPad Apps Librarians Love40 Most Awesome iPad Apps for Science Students50+ iPad Apps By a Geography Teacher62 Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom100 Incredibly Useful and Free iPad AppsBest Academic Reference Apps for the iPad- some $$, some freeA Day in the Life of the iPad ClassroomThe Debate Over iPads in EducationDigital Storytelling with the iPad ShareThisFacebookTweetLinkedInPinterestEmail Posted by Julie Greller at 7:24 AM Labels: ipads, ipads in the classroom, using ipads in the classroom 16 comments: MorganOctober 15, 2011 at 5:25 PMThanks for posting my blog on this site. Add comment Load more... Links to this post Create a Link Newer PostOlder PostHome LinkWithin AddToAny t
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! iPad 2 review It's also fully capable of running the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system and great apps like iMovie and GarageBand. 1. iOS now supports folders. 2. Double-clicking the Home button shows you all the apps that are running on your iPad in a bar along the bottom of the screen. 3. The internet got mightily upset when Orientation Lock was replaced with Mute on the iPad during the last iOS update. 4. If you're carrying around sensitive data, you can now enable a feature that'll erase all the data on the device if someone inputs the incorrect passcode 10 times. 5. First, turn on Home Sharing in iTunes (Advanced menu) and on your iPad (Settings > iPod and enter your Apple ID). 6. Have you ever played Tap Tap Revenge on the iPhone?
Technology in (SPL) Education Hands-on with the updated UI for Apple TV: get ready for more apps Apple released the expected software update for the second-generation Apple TV on Thursday. The update brings the second-gen Apple TV UI in line with the third-generation version introduced on March 7, bringing some fundamental changes to its interface and opening up Apple's options for adding more apps and content. We downloaded the update as soon as it was released to get a feel for what has changed for existing Apple TV owners—and what can be expected from the third-generation version. The most obvious change on the new main screen is the absence of a menu bar. Apple has opted to get rid of the whole pull-down menu metaphor and has shifted to more "app-like" icons for each form of content available from Apple TV. The top row of buttons on the main screen is reserved for Apple's content and settings, with the top of the screen providing contextual links to content or help with the feature. For those who haven't yet checked it out, the sports content is a big boost.
10 creative iPad apps for aspiring artists Ever wonder how to use your iPad to expand your creative potential? Whether you're an amateur doodler or the next Picasso, there are a variety of phenomenal iPad apps out there to help you paint your masterpiece. We've separated the best from all the rest to compile a list of apps sure to help you unleash your inner Van Gogh (ear cutting not required). 1. SketchBook Pro Price: $4.99 This is the holy grail of art apps. 2. Price: $2.99 Lucky Clan's ArtStudio isn't as extensive as SketchBook Pro, but for a beginner, it boasts a rich array of features, including fun filters and art lessons for the true novice. 3. Price: $7.99 Inspire Pro is fairly bare-bones for an art app, but it handles basic painting, drawing, and sketching extremely well. 4. Artist's Touch can work as a blank canvas, but it also allows you to paint over photos, creating a unique version of a beloved image. 5. iDraw Price: $8.99 6. Price: 99 cents 7. Price: $5.99 8. Price: $6.99 Download: ArtRage 9. Price: Free Download: Morpholio