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January 22, 2012

Weekly iPad Resources and Suggestions from EdTechTeacher (1/16/2012)
iPadEdTechTeacher’s Greg Kulowiec and Beth Holland maintain a Diigo Group full of iPad resources. The list below represents their finds for the week of January 16, 2012. Feedlly Feedly is a social reader for your RSS feeds. It works across multiple devices and integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Gmail. Tags: RSS, aggregator, web2.0, feedly, ipad, apps Pearltrees Unlike other social bookmarking sites, Pearltrees gives you a visual way to see and share your bookmarks. It also helps to consolidate bookmarks between devices. Tags: bookmarking, web2.0, mindmap, pearltrees, visualization Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - iPad Learning in Hand features project ideas, classroom management strategies, and resources for teaching with mobile technology - including iPod touch, iPad, and iPod. Tags: ipad, apps, education Flipboard Flipboard creates personal magazines from RSS feeds that you can read on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. It will even integrate with your Twitter account and pull in tweets to help keep track. Tags: flipboard, ipad, app Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - App Store Volume Purchase Program Explained The App Store Volume Purchase Program (VPP) Explained. This is Apple's answer to bulk purchasing of apps for schools. Tags: volume IPad Tips & Tutorials | iPad Academy The iPad Academy Web Site is a great resources for starting to use an iPad. Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Classroom iPod touches & iPads: Dos and Don'ts iPad Classroom Do's and Don'ts. App Store - Top Tips for iPad An iPad App to learn about using the iPad itself. How to Use the iPad with a SmartBoard - Connecting the iPad and SmartBoard | iPad Academy Using an iPad with an IWB, tips for the classroom/ Teacher's iPad Experiment Shows Possibilities for Classroom Technology - Education - GOOD Increasing performance in a high school English class with iPad integration. Tags: ipad, education, english http://www.throughstudentseyes.org/ipads/Unlocking_Literacy_with_iPad/iPads_files/Unlocking_Literacy_iPad.pdf Unlocking Literacy with iPad - Research conducted by Jim Harmon of Euclid City Schools. Tags: ipad, Literacy, research, english Google Currents If you are looking for a way to read lots of blogs and web sites from your iPad or iPhone, Google Currents could help. It is an RSS reader that saves content for off-line reading. Tags: google, rss reader, ipad, apps, education iPads in the Classroom - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything Kathy Schrock's iPad Guide to Everything How to Load and Open ePub & PDF eBooks On Your iPad | iPad Academy How to Open: ePub & PDF Files on your iPad