Lessons from iPad Programs

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    Links to websites and documents that are the result of research or programs at other schools. Feel free to contribute to our collection of resources by sending links or documents to jbackon@choate.edu.
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    6 Apps for In-class Assessment
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    This month's roundup features a selection of apps for creating tests and generating reports using mobile devices.  Aug 1, 2012, 8:54 AM Joel Backon
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    Grading with voice on an iPad
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    While this article discusses iAnnotate as the grading tool, there are other apps that can accomplish the same thing. Feel free to ask if you'd like to learn about them.  Aug 1, 2012, 8:54 AM Joel Backon
     General
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    10 Unique Apps that Inspire Creativity
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    Creativity is a wonderful thing. A part of what makes it fun is through finding daily inspiration in almost everything we do. Whether you’re making music, creating great new digital illustrations, or trying to think of new ideas for your next photo project, there will always come a time when you need that little extra push. Fortunately, the sky’s the limit when it comes to pushing your creative boundaries on the iPad, thanks to these unique apps.  Aug 1, 2012, 8:56 AM Joel Backon
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    14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class
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    For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there’s wisdom to be learned from others who’ve gone down that road. At Marin Country Day School in Corte Madera, Calif., the first year of a pilot iPad program for sixth-graders has just ended, and some clear lessons have emerged. Here are some tips to help smooth the transition.  Aug 1, 2012, 8:56 AM Joel Backon
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    University of Delaware iPad Institute
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    Extensive resource and tutorials.  Aug 1, 2012, 8:56 AM Joel Backon
     Science
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    11 Free iPad Apps to Teach and Learn About Science
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    iPad has opened its door to science enthusiasts with this set of some awesome free apps designed specifically for science learning. This collection of free apps will help students, teachers, and even parents expand their insight about science in such a fun, exciting and enjoyable way .  Aug 1, 2012, 8:53 AM Joel Backon