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10 essential iPad apps for high school students

10 essential iPad apps for high school students
Thanks to Scott McGlynn at teach2thefuture.net for this one. The free Dictionary.com app delivers trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. Accessing Wikipedia has never been faster and easier than with Wikipanion, designed for easy, search, navigation and display of Wikipedia entries. Graphing Calculator turns your phone or iPod into an intuitive high-resolution function plotter and scientific calculator. myHomework is a simple and easy to use iPhone application that allows you to keep track of your homework, classes, projects and tests while interacting with a really cool design. myHomework’s design tends to resemble our day to day notebook, the sections are separated by colorful “sticky pads” that marks the page. Like reading? Books unlocks a menu of public domain content, allowing you to acquire some of the great books of human history. Related:  BooksiPads 在教室的應用

The 10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Art Teachers 2010 Since publishing our 30 Best iPhone Apps for Art Teachers last year (August 2009), we have discovered many new apps that are worthy of being added to our best list. Covering a wide range of interests and uses, below are the Teaching Palette’s 10 Best iPhone, iPad and iPod Apps for Art Teachers 2010 – the latest and greatest apps for art teachers and their students. Consider this an amendment to last year’s list. Apps for Student and Teacher Use Animalia Based on the beautiful illustrations from the classic book by the same name, this app brings “eye spy” to a whole new level. Accudraw Update your traditional grid drawing system with technology. Faces iMake Appropriate for younger students, this app uses a creative mix of collage materials inspired by author and artist Hanoch Pivin. KidsOrigami Beautiful images illustrate simple origami folding techniques for kids. Sketchn’ Guess Lite Available only on the iPad this app capitalizes on the larger screen size for game play.

esu3ipads - home TOP 5 Educational iPad and iPhone Games IGN the undisputed king of online gaming content recently published its top 25 iPad, iPhone games and it is well worth the read if you own an apple device and enjoy a good game. As an avid gamer and educator I have taken this a little further by identifying the top 5 educational gaming experiences on the iPhone and iPad. Now I am not interested in times table challenge games or blatant learning games I am talking about games that require you to think outside of the square in across a range of curriculum areas without even really knowing that you're participating in a learning experience. These are the games that will improve our memory, number facts and knowledge of the world and get us addicted through fun and challenging elements which keep us coming back for more. Take a look at my list an would love to hear your thoughts. Civilization Revolution - Build. IGN Says: "Outside of SimCity, no game defines the strategy genre like Sid Meier's Civilization. The Oregon Trail: Price $1.19

inClass for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store Planbook Touch: iPad Lesson Plan Book App For Teachers Planbook Touch has dozens of features to help you get more organized, save time, and share your lesson plans Choose Your Schedule Planbook can accommodate schedules where you teach the same thing each day, your classes change each day but repeat weekly and rotating schedules (up to a 14 day rotation). Write your Lesson Plans Planbook gives you 6 customizable fields to hold your lesson plans. Attach Files and Links to Your Plans Planbook Touch lets you attach any web link or file directly to your plans. Print/Email your Plans Planbook makes it easy to share your plans with your administrator, other teachers or students via print or email. Adjust your Schedule When the weather gets rough (or any of the 100s of things happen that can affect your best laid plans), Planbook lets you quickly bump or pull back lessons to adjust your plans. Track Standards Planbook Touch lets you view standards you've previously entered using Planbook for Mac. Dropbox Support Convert Days Companion Mac and Windows Apps

Particle Zoo for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store Top 50 Education Technology Blogs Education technology has many supporters in its movement to alter traditional teaching methods. This list of the top 50 education technology blogs includes writers, technicians and social media experts…but they all are teachers. The “movers” are teachers who facilitate learning among other teachers and in the classroom, the “shakers” teach new philosophies and innovations, and the folks “on the ground” offer news, tools and methods of using those tools in the classroom. This list is divided into those three categories, and each link within those categories is listed alphabetically. The links lead straight to the recently updated blogs, and the descriptions supply information about that blogger’s achievements, including careers and jobs. Movers Shakers Absence of Limitations: Through over two decades of IT experience, Mr. On the Ground

Middle School iPad Apps Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis. To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. Content previously available at this address is temporarily available at If you're looking for our iPad wiki content, it's still online at: Calendar | Change Password | Profile Manager Jailbreaking the iPad To un-jailbreak, click Restore in iTunes when you sync it. You should always backup before you jailbreak and after!! The big thing Jailbreaking does for you is gives you Video Out and lets you show everything. Greenpois0n iPad Tutorial: Jailbreak iPad 3.2.2 To download Green Posion: / Greenpois0n for Windows is out now to jailbreak 3.2.2 on iPad Wifi & 3G. Before you Begin: Update iPad to iOS 3.2.2. Step 1: Download Greenpois0n Step 2: Run the greenpois0n app Step 3: Turn your iPad off and connect it via USB Step 4: Press “Prepare to Jailbreak (DFU)” button in greenpois0n, you will be guided by Greenpois0n on how to perform next steps. That steps are illustrated below: Step 5: Press and hold sleep button for 2 Seconds. Step 6: Now Continue holding sleep button and also press and hold home button for 10 seconds. Step 8: Greenpois0n will show “Ready to Jailbreak” message, click on “Jailbreak!”

Talk in the Shadows Worksheets, Lesson Plans, Teacher Resources, and Rubrics from TeAch-nology.com My Tests - TestBuilder - The Kansas Assessment Program (KAP) includes a variety of tests aligned to the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards in English language arts and mathematics, the Kansas Science Education Standards, and the Kansas Standards for History, Government, and Social Studies. These tests are designed to support educators and policymakers in evaluating student learning as well as to meet the requirements for federal and state accountability.

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