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iPad Starter Set: Collection of 70+ Apps to Celebrate 50,000 Visitors/Month to Blog

2 December 2011

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iPad Academy reached another milestone! From Nov. 1 to Dec. 1, Google reports the iPad Academy blog had 50,045 visits. Many thanks to our new and returning visitors for making this blog so popular. To celebrate this achievement, I’m sharing a list of 70+ apps I created to help show the versatility of the iPad. […]

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iTunes & iPad Help, Guides & Manuals; App Collections for Education

15 July 2011

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Yesterday I spent a great afternoon leading a workshop with teachers from a local school. We spent some time learning about iTunes and the iPad. Apple offers good support for both iTunes and the iPad on their website. They’ve also been developing and posting some great app collections for educators on the App Store. To […]

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iPossibilities – Apps and Advice on Using the iPod and iPad in Special Education

22 December 2010

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I recently posted a list of assistive apps for the iPad. However, I’m no expert in this area. But I believe I’ve found one. Kate Ahern is a teacher of learners with multiple or significant special needs. She and her colleague Bonnie Dwyer have generously posted two presentation slideshows filled with apps and advice on […]

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iPads as Assistive Technology: More Than 30 Apps for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

15 December 2010

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I recently led an introductory iPad workshop for Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty at a local university. One of the resources I prepared for them was a list of iPad apps that might be useful in classes with the department’s students or in the clinic with the children they serve. Many of these apps also […]

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App Demo Sampler – Free, Free Trial and Ad Supported Apps for iPad Demostration

6 December 2010

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As someone who helps others learn about the iPad, I’m always looking for iPad apps to add to my demo collection. Here are a few I’ve been playing with recently. All are free, free trial or ad supported. BrainPOP Featured Movie Features educational animated videos. A new video every day. PBS for iPad Videos, programs, […]

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Download Numbers Show The Top 200 Free and Paid iPad Apps for Education

5 December 2010

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App Annie is a new app tracking and analytics site, intended for use primarily by app developers who want to track sales and downloads of their own apps and those for sale by others. As part of the service they offer numerous store stats broken out by category. Here’s the link to a chart listing the […]

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iPad Resources for Administrators – Apps, Articles and Websites

12 October 2010

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The Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center website has a large collection of iPad Resources for  Administrators. The information is divided in to two sections, one with recommended apps and another with suggested articles and websites.

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Suggestions for History Apps for the iPad

9 October 2010

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My previous post addressed using the iPad to replace history textbook content. The Toronto version of examiner.com offers recommendations for history apps for the iPad. The article doesn’t include links, so I’ve listed them here. Prices range from 99 cents for the trains app to $14.99 for the Oxford app. Oxford dictionary of world history England’s striking […]

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iPad in Higher Education – Apps for Scholars

7 October 2010

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At the University of Vermont, the Center for Teaching and Learning is hosting iPads for Scholars roundtables. A recent gathering yielded a list of apps that may be useful for scholars.

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50 Free iPad Apps

28 September 2010

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The website Art of the iPhone has a recently updated list of free iPad apps. You may not agree with all the choices, but I found a few to add to my collection.

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