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iPads for Learning website
Here you will find practical advice and resources for using iPads for learning including classroom ideas, practitioner case studies; a list of reviewed education apps; and key findings from the Department's iPads for Learning Trial.
Education Apps view all
ABC for iPad
ABC for iPad allows you to catch up on the latest national and international news.
The Associated Press
The AP Mobile app allows you to stay up to date with local and global news stories.
AppStart for iPad
An app starter kit with all the essential apps you'll ever need.
With a 17th-century Dutch painting as your beginning, arrange the 38 objects to create your own still life artwork.
Get the latest breaking news from the BBC's global network of journalists.
Learn something new each day with the Brain Pop movie of the day, then test your new knowledge with a quiz.
Dictionary & Thesaurus
A fully featured dictionary and thesaurus from Dictionary.com.
Big Nerd Ranch, Inc.
eClicker enables real time responses to true/false, multiple choice, and opinion style questions posed by teachers or students.
Epic Games, Inc.
Explore a fictional medieval town and navigate through various areas including a river and cathedral.
Field Guide to Victorian Fauna
Detailed descriptions of animals found in Victoria.
Getty Images Inc.
The Getty Images app provides over 46 million powerful images at your fingertips.
Create non-stop electronic, dance and hip-hop tracks in real-time.
The Guardian Eyewitness
Guardian News and Media Limited
This app presents striking photographs that provide a daily, visual reflection of global events.
History:Maps of World
Interactive maps illustrate geopolitical and geographic shifts over time.
Idea Sketch lets you easily plan your work by allowing you to develop mind maps, flow charts and concept maps.
Andrei Kachalo & Michael Balashoff
Take charge of your schedule and put iStudiez Pro to work for you!
Keynote helps you create stunning slideshow presentations.
Happy Maau Studios, LLC
Access formulas, figures and examples to help you with maths, physics and chemistry.
Sunset Lake Software
View 3D renderings of molecules and manipulate them using your fingers.
Numbers is an innovative spreadsheet tool.
3D guide to the solar system for aspiring astronomers.
Please Touch The Exhibit
Take a closer look at some of the treasures at Melbourne Museum.
Thomas Osthege und Daniel Alm
PocketCAS can replace your graphing calculator and help you with various maths topics.
Popplet is the ideal app for sharing visual ideas.
Proloquo2Go provides a communication solution for people who have difficulty speaking.
A complete video editor for the iPad. Create digital stories from still and moving images.
Six Strings allows you to play various stringed and percussion instruments on your iPad.
Create your own comic strips on your iPad using images from your photo album.
Wolfram Alpha LLC
Wolfram Alpha is described as a computational knowledge engine.
Learning with iPads
Learning with iPads
Find information on why you would use iPads for learning; advice on how to implement and sustain an iPad Program in a school; models of great practice in using iPads for learning; and how educational apps can be used to enhance teaching and learning.Read More
Case Studies view all
Barwon Valley School
What are you using the iPads for? Our students are engaged in using their iPads...
Boneo Primary School
Our iPad Orchestra By Liam, James, Riley, Macoy, Zali, Finn, Seth, Tom ...
Ringwood North Primary School
Ringwood North Primary School, located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, was...
Debney Meadows Primary School
This video examines the implementation of a Prep iPad program at a school. This was a...