Articles in the Educational app Category
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Magazine publisher Future has released its first interactive book created with Apple’s iBooks Author tool.
Future says GarageBand for Beginners has been carefully designed m to make the most of the interactive features available on iBooks 2 and iBooks Author.
The book offers tutorials on using Apple’s GarageBand music-making app allows users to create their own music in a quick and easy way.
Ian Robson, Future’s Technology Publisher says: “Our consumers demand the richest possible media experience from our products and with GarageBand for Beginners we’ve once again delivered.
“The Apple iBooks 2 platform …
Education, Educational, Educational app, iBooks, iOS5, iPad, iPad 2 »
iPads in classroom?
Time reports about a recent study: iPad 2 helped score better tests results.
Any comment needed?
A new study shows that students who use iPads in the classroom score better in literacy tests than those who don’t. As previously reported, educators in Auburn, Maine began instructing 266 kindergarteners using the iPad 2 this fall, and those who used the tablet scored higher on literacy tests and were more enthused about learning, according to Apple blog TUAW.
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Education, Educational, Educational app, iBooks, iBooks Author, iPad, iPad 2 »
Just shortly after we reviewed Life on Earth, we found some pretty outspoken article on The Guardian by Matt Britland, head of ICT at Kingston Grammar School.
Following the introduction of iBooks 2 and Apple’s interest into textbooks and iBooks Author, many observers are now arguing how much these tools will help/impact school education.
Is this really the digital revolution that Apple would lead us to believe? Or is simply an update of CD-ROM textbooks on an expensive mobile device? Is this something students will buy into or am I looking …
App world, Business App, Educational app, iPhone, iPhone 4, Lifestyle, Translation app »
The Apple App Store certainly doesn’t lack language translation apps, but some are unique enough to highlight as a ripe pick for Fresh Fruit.
CamDictionary ($4.99) from IntSig Information packs several features into a single app.
Whether you’re an international traveler or language translator, CamDictionary can recognize and translate text that you place in front of your iPhone’s rear camera.
Using viewfinder in the app, steady the device and pause the viewfinder, so you can tap a character, word, phrase, or sentence.
CamDictionary can translate up to 16 languages including Korean, traditional Chinese, Dutch, …
Education, Educational, Educational app, iPad, iPad 2, iPad in school, iPhone in the real world, Lifestyle, School »
Apple’s latest iOS tablet isn’t just for fun or the home and office as the Apple iPad 2 can also be used as a good educational tool, and as such Kindergartners in Auburn, Maine are to get given an Apple iPad 2 to use in the classroom.
According to an article on The Sun Journal, reporter Bonnie Washuk says, “The $200,000 cost for the iPad 2 tablets will be less than hiring more teachers. It probably would take four teachers to do what the computers can do with one teacher.”
Apparently some …
Educational app, iPad, iPhone, iTunes 10, K12 »
Interactive Alphabet from Pi’ikea was awarded as Best Kids’ iPad app of the year from iLounge, as part of their annual Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards.
Among many learn-the-alphabet-and-pretend-to-have-fun apps, Interactive Alphabet is actually funny to use for toddlers, pre-schoolers and parents thanks to massive interactivity and lots of graphic and sound effects.
The app is universal and runs on iPhone and iPod touch too, for US$ 2.99 or € 2.39.
When every letter is an authentic toy, every touch is lots of fun.
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App world, Business App, Education, Educational, Educational app, iPad »
Air Sketch for iPad is no ordinary sketch app!
Provided you’re in the same wireless network, you can sketch on the iPad, starting from a PDF document or an image on the iPad, you can watch the same PDF document and sketching in real-time on several PCs or Macs.
All you need is an HTML5 browser (just like Safari, Firefox, Chrome and all the latest crop) and point to the iPad address plus the IP port you can change on the iPad.
Air Sketch is great for presentations in the boardroom, classroom, or …