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Lisgo – Listen to It Later App for Pocket

Lisgo is a Pocket client app which reads your reading list to you with a natural-sounding voice. With Lisgo, You can enjoy interesting articles while you’re cooking, exercising, or commuting.

Source: lisgo.org

An interesting way to access articles that you have added to your Pocket archive.

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App Pencil

App Pencil educational styluses. Kids primary school iPad grip. Primary
school iPad accessories. Handwriting on iPads.

Source: www.edugrip.com.au

This stylus takes the notion of the triangular pencil grip and incorporates it into the stylus design, simple but neat.

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Developing Student Digital Portfolios

Read a sample or download Developing Student Digital Portfolios by Corrie Barclay with iBooks.

Source: itunes.apple.com

Corrie Barclay is a great Victorian educator who willingly shares his work which is always grounded in his experiences within the classroom and beyond. This is another great example. Anyone interested in digital portfolios should check this one out.

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5 Lessons Drawn from the LAUSD iPad Fiasco

It’s becoming difficult to read the news in Los Angeles these days without running across yet another article about the problems faced by the sputtering LAUS…

Source: ipadeducators.ning.com

Sam Gliksman offers a clear and rational reflection on an event that is fast becoming a cause celebre around iPads but for which you could just as easily substitute the word iPad with Chromebook, Surface or almost any other device. Though it should be apparent from the plethora of internet connected devices available today, mass adoption of any one technology, especially when connected so intimately with an education conglomerate, is bound to be fraught. Gliksman makes some important suggestions on principles which should guide such decision making.

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Boost iPhone Volume with this DIY Speaker

Take a look at this cool DIY speaker to boost the volume of the music or audio from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Source: www.iphonehacks.com

Just a reminder that sometimes the cheapest solutions can work just as well, (check out more ideas in the comments).

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How to use parental controls on iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Parental Controls, also known as Restrictions, allow you to set what your children can and can’t access on an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. With Parental Controls, you can lock out Safari, Camera, FaceTime, Siri, AirDrop, CarPlay, the iTunes, iBooks, Podcasts, or App Stores (including in-app purchases), as well as content by age rating, and the ability to make changes to accounts and…

Source: www.imore.com

This iMore Guide brings together lots of tips around the parental control options in the iDevice. Check out the link to even more guides at the end of the post.

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ScratchJr

Get ScratchJr on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

Source: itunes.apple.com

It’s great to see that Scratch, one of the more enduring and accessible coding application is no available for iOS, (and soon Android). ScratchJr is aimed at the 5-7 age group and like the online version is free. Though I haven’t tried this particular iteration of Scratch, the pedigree suggests that this app should be on all school based iOS devices, especially in light of curriculum moves for the inclusion of coding and computational thinking.

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