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iPhone, iPad apps meld music lessons, video games

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Don’t kid yourselves, guitar heroes: Racking up mega-scores with that fake guitar won’t get you any closer to playing the real thing.

But if students really want to learn the guitar or another instrument, a number of apps for the iPad and iPhone can help—and students will feel like they’re still playing a video game.


See on eschoolnews.com

iPhone, iPad apps meld music lessons, video games

See on Scoop.it - #iPadChat

Don’t kid yourselves, guitar heroes: Racking up mega-scores with that fake guitar won’t get you any closer to playing the real thing.

But if students really want to learn the guitar or another instrument, a number of apps for the iPad and iPhone can help—and students will feel like they’re still playing a video game.


See on eschoolnews.com

Mirroring the iPad with your own network

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 Recently, I have been working on iPad workshops and wanted to record the iPad screen by using the Reflection app for Mac.

When the iPad and laptop are on the same wireless network, and you launch Reflection on the laptop, the laptop becomes an AirPlay device for the iPad. On the iPad, you double tap the home button, swipe right, chose the AirPlay icon, pick your laptop from the list, and choose to mirror the iPad screen.


See on blog.kathyschrock.net

iPad Essentials: Working around the Barriers to YouTube Access

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YouTube scares a lot of people, who rightfully worry about its Wild West of content and the often pragmatically inappropriate and soul-crushingly rude comments left in response to videos. It is not a resource that kids should really be allowed to explore without boundaries.


At the same time, I do think it is a shame that so many school districts have chosen to block this and other resources rather than teaching kids to use them responsibly, and holding them accountable for when they don’t.


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iPad end-of-year turn-in process

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Our school year (and first year as a 1-to-1 iPad program) is coming to a close. Going through the intake process for the first time, it seemed like it would make sense to share our process and the support documentation we’ve created:


See on techwithintent.com

Apps in Education: Early Years Reading on the iPad

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Generating a love of reading is one of those gifts that benefit a child throughout their whole life. These apps and storybooks are a couple of ways that you can use the iPad to develop this passion.


See on appsineducation.blogspot.fr

7 Free iPad Apps for Educators and Students

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Here are seven of our favorite apps that every educator should have – and students too!


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1:1 in Practice: Create and Publish to the iBookstore

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Yesterday I helped to upload the 9th book from SWA to the iBookstore. This book was created by my own daughter so I can explain each step here for those of you who may wish to publish a book.

You can download the book here for free.


See on 1to1inpractice.blogspot.fr

The Principal Blog: Record Your iPhone or iPad Screen

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If you want to record iPad and/or iPod tutorials for students and/or teachers have I found the app for you! Ok, so I didn’t find this but it just came across my twitter feed. It’s called Display Recorder.


See on weprincipal.blogspot.fr

Companies Predict Mobile Technologies will Improve Organization Learning in Next Three Years

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New research from ASTD shows reach of mobile technology and makes recommendations for mobile learning strategies.

See on astd.org
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