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Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips

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 Related:  j.stuart

Novel Writing Tips & Fundamentals – Storyfix.com iPad art: How to sketch and paint anywhere You don't need a Mac and a high-end graphics tablet to create your next digital painting. A tablet or smartphone will do. The portrait of author Richard Matheson (above) was created by Flickr user New Chemical History on an iPad using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro and a wide-grip Cosmonaut stylus. The iPad app costs a mere £2.99. The stylus used here gives you the pencil-precision that your forefinger can't. In the hands of a good artist, the results can be stunning. More iPad art The Guardian highlighted the growth in iOS art when it asked its readers to send in their own iPhone or iPad art. Perhaps the most high-profile artist to be seen with an iPad is pop art pioneer David Hockney. "Hockney uses several applications, including one called Brushes, to draw the pictures," reported the BBC. In the video, Hockney uses a stylus but he often preferred to use his fingers. Technology enables art Appeal in immediacy "You can make a drawing of the sunrise at 6am and send it out to people by 7am."

10 extremely awesome iPad tips and tricks | 11 of 11 As you're most likely aware of, there are some default apps on the iPad that are there to stay. They can't be deleted, but they can all be moved into a group... that is, all but one: Newsstand. Yes, this annoying app (to me, at least) is never used by many iPad users, yet Apple's made it such that you cannot delete it or even put it in a group. From your home screen, long-press an app to get the apps to jiggle. Since I don't ever use any of the default apps (outside of the App Store, iTunes, and Game Center), I have an app group titled "Default Apps." Need gadgets or gift ideas? The Digital Scoop Happy middle of the week! Today, I would like to share one of my favorite ideas from last year that I am using again this year! Last year, I started every second grade class by having the students do a 5 minute addition or subtraction practice using the Math Trainer from Math is Fun. I opted to use Math Trainer for several reasons. Third, they are motivated by changing colors on the screen. Fourth, there is a timer and a score. After students finish their practice, they record their name, teacher, level, and score in a Google Form. I am then able to see all of the data in a Google Spreadsheet. The kids became very good at coming in and starting their math facts and recording their scores.

The Publication Coach » Beating writer's block, writing faster, writing tips, copywriters, communicators Reading time: Less than 1 minute Is it worth hiring a professional proofreader? Here's my view, if your publication is going to be printed... I'm a big believer in the value of professional proofreaders. Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards. Guest writer and High School Principal David Mahaley is using this approach and offers his insights, and observations from educators in his school. With the integration of the iPad into the instructional environment, teachers and students have discovered many new ways in which the device can expand and enhance the learning environment. With the iPad, the Apple TV can offer a flexible, complete, and cost efficient alternative to the traditional interactive boards populating our classrooms. As a school administrator and teacher, I have explored the Apple TV and its offerings as an alternative to one of the many types of interactive whiteboards currently available to instructors. Image by K.Walsh, Apple TV logo source: www.apple.com/appletv I recently asked my instructors who were long standing Smart and Panaboard users in my school to come give the Apple TV a try.

100 Essential iPad Tips and Tricks Change the way the default apps and the operating system behave, to make them suit your particular needs. You’ll also discover ways to squeeze more functionality out of the default apps. The guys over at tcgeeks.com have put together another great article on the iPad. 01 Which Direction Am I Travelling In? When using the Maps app, you can see your current position on the map as a blue dot. 02 Share Your Location If you want to rendezvous with a friend, tap the ‘i’ icon by the pin that indicates your current location. 03 Drop a Pin If you can’t find a precise location via the Maps app’s handy search option, you can tap on the curled paper at the bottom right and press ‘Drop Pin’. 04 Get Bus Times By default, the Maps app’s Directions function displays the route and time it’ll take you to get to your destination when travelling by car. 05 Instant Traffic Repport 06 Give Turn-by-Turn Driving Directions 07 Pause Your Downloads 08 Create Big Print 09 Perform a Double-Tap Zoom 10 Activate VoiceOver

Ozge Karaoglu's Blog - About apps and web tools, and being a teacher … Prompts 50 Best iPad Apps for STEM Education Despite early doubts, the iPad has proven to be an incredibly valuable tool for education, both in the classroom and in homes around America. By offering students, from elementary school all the way up to the university level, the chance to do some hands-on learning, exploring, and sometimes even educational gaming, the device makes education fun and exciting, something that isn’t always easy to do. With schools falling behind in math and science education and companies unable to find enough qualified professionals to fill jobs in science and technology fields, pushing STEM education is more important than ever. Educators and parents can help get kids interested and perhaps even hooked on STEM no matter their age with the help of the iPad and the myriad great educational applications it offers. General These applications address STEM more generally or act as amazing tools and reference guides for learning. Science Technology Engineering Math

The Ultimate Guide To Using iPads In The Classroom How Students Benefit From Using Social Media 14.60K Views 0 Likes A lot of criticism has been leveled at social media and the effect it has on the way students process and retain information, as well as how distracting it can be. 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. To Flip Or Not Flip?

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