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Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.
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On June 2012, iTunes Asia Pacific stores were launched. The popular online media store opened virtual branches in the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and other countries. The opening of these stores means customers will have an easier time downloading videos and music legally.
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If you are a student, essays are a necessary evil of the experience of getting an education. It doesn't mean you have to go it alone, though, when there is electronic help available. Check out these top 5 Apple applications for essay writing to make getting organizing and presenting your thoughts in a coherent manner a much easier process.
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Toys R Us is getting into the tablet wars. They just announced a $150 kid-oriented tablet that's perfect for a classroom without a lot of money to spend. The Tabeo, as it's called, is wi-fi enabled, has extensive parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with about 50 apps such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.
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All eyes are on education right now. Whether it's in the political theater or the venture capitalists, everyone has set their sights on the future leaders of tomorrow. Some companies, like Apple, have long realized the potential of this demographic and have specifically targeted them with iPads, iPod Touches, and other devices.
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If you're a lover all things open source AND graphic design, you're going to love this bit of news. GIMP, the open source photo editor, is now available for your mac as a native app.
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So you want to bring an iPad into your classroom or home. You know all about installing free apps, how to securely store them, sync them, etc. But what about child-proofing?
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If you're looking to deploy iPads in education, you may think that it's just a matter of expense and storage. Those things are big, but they're not the biggest problems you'll face. In fact, this is one of those situations where money is the least of your troubles.
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What if you could see what students were doing, thinking, and working on by just glancing at the iPad Smart Cover? That's essentially the idea behind a patent Apple has filed.
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I don't usually use exclamation points in the titles of posts, but this one calls for it. The new, totally redesigned, all-new Edudemic Magazine iPad app is now available.
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Your classroom should be more innovative than Apple. But that's simply not the case these days. Here are a few ways to bring out the best in your students thanks to how Apple brings out the best in its employees.
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Is the iPad actually the choice for your classroom? Should you consider Google Chromebooks or perhaps the new Nexus 7 tablet? We lay it all out for you in the July issue of the Edudemic Magazine.
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Earlier this evening, Microsoft unveiled it's future. Quite simply, the tech giant is pinning it's hopes, dreams, and revenue to the tablet-friendly Windows 8 as well as a new brand of tablet. We've seen Windows 8 and it looks like an easy-to-use, fluid, and streamlined approach to operating systems. It's about time.
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At WWDC2012, Apple announced some significant revisions to their mobile operating system iOS. Here are 10 ways it got better.
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Instead of sitting back and waiting for Apple or Google to churn out the software we want, why not learn how to build it yourself? Even if you're totally new to coding or words like 'development' scare you, fear not.