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Weekly Resources & Suggestions

App Store – Awesome Files

File management and creation on an iPad.

Tags: GoogleDrive, GoogleDocs, Dropbox, Box

Appealing Apps for Educators: Screencasting Smackdown – Videos in the Classroom – iPhone app article – Jennie Magiera | Appolicious ™ iPhone and iPad App Directory

What are the best screencasting apps? This article gives a pro/con rundown.

Tags: screencasting

The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs

Google Drive help page…not iPad specific though, but it could help when using Drive for workflow on iPads.

Tags: GoogleDrive, Googledocs

Educational Technology Guy: Wolfram launches iOS app for Geography

Wolfram iOS Geography app…

Tags: ipad, wolfram, iOS, WolframAlpha

ReaddleDocs (documents/attachments viewer and file manager)

This app allows you to read and access files from a variety of sources. It is free until 9/10/2012 and could be a great research tool.

Tags: app, pdf, iPad, reader, research, ebooks

Reflections on a 1:1 iPad: It is a Tool, NOT a Toy! « techchef4u

Great post on how iPads are being used in schools & focusing on responsible use.

Tags: ipad, 1:1, reflections

iPad workflow with Edmodo « newtechtimeline

Great blog post on integrating Dropbox and Edmodo to create a workflow scenario.

Tags: edmodo, workflow, ipad

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New Mobile Phone Presenter for Poll Everywhere

Polleverywhere is an amazing tool to use in the classroom and works on any device. However, in the past, it was difficult to create and disseminate polls from the iPad. This blog posts describes the new Mobile Presenter tool.

Tags: iPad, student response system, technology

Free Technology for Teachers: Fetch! Lunch Rush! – An Augmented Reality Math Game

Fetch! Lunch Rush! from PBS Kids is a free math app for elementary students to get them moving around the room to solve problems.

Tags: ipad, augmented reality, math, Elementary, free technology for teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Good, Free iPad Timeline Apps for History Students

While there are lots of web-based time line creation tools, here are three apps from Richard Byrne for creating timelines on the iPad.

Tags: ipad, history, app, free technology for teachers, timeline

Free Technology for Teachers: We Wants Apps – A Great Place to Find Educational iPad Apps

This could be a great tool for after-school programs, early childhood centers, and parents. We Want Apps helps to find age-appropriate apps for kids.

Tags: free technology for teachers, Elementary, early-childhood

2012-13 Middle School Responsible Use Guidelines for Technology (RUG) — Eanes ISD

Responsible Use Guidelines for iPad use in Middle School.

Tags: middle school, guidelines, AUP, rug

Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools | MindShift

This is a great list for iPad deployment in schools. The focus is on teacher and student prep vs. technology configuration.

Tags: iPad, technology, deployment

Modern Trends in Education

Great blog post about the implementation of an iPad pilot program in a 5th grade classroom. The focus of the article is on student learning rather than technical configuration.

Tags: iPad, education, Elementary, deployment

StarMap 3D

Though an iPhone app, this would also work on an iPad. Star Walk is a very cool app that essentially is a mobile planetarium. Find visible stars and planets overhead and take the classroom outside.

Tags: astronomy, science, iPad, app