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#storyappchat Transcript  for  11/11/12 the  iPad  Mini

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From  User iPad_storytime atReks KevinandYun YancyUnger brooks_jones brooks_jones

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Tweet Time Join  us  in  15  min  for  #storyappchat  to  discuss  the  new  iPad  mini!   http://t.co/s2zAcBl3  Sundays...  http://t.co/HmA0iz71 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:41:15  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  Join  us  in  15  min  for  #storyappchat  to  discuss  the  new  iPad   mini!  http://t.co/s2zAcBl3  Sundays...  http://t.co/HmA0iz71 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:41:45  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  Join  us  in  15  min  for  #storyappchat  to  discuss  the  new  iPad   mini!  http://t.co/s2zAcBl3  Sundays...  http://t.co/HmA0iz71 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:42:25  +0000 What  is  a  good  way  for  students  to  create  ebooks  on  a  PC?  #storyappchat  #ebook Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:56:17  +0000 @YancyUnger  We  have  one  friend  @theipodteacher  who  uses  iBooks  Author  to  do   it  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:57:19  +0000 @YancyUnger  He  teaches  special  ed  students  and  they  all  participate,  I  believe   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  01:58:00  +0000 @YancyUnger  @brooks_jones   We  have  also  created  eBooks  using  http://t.co/gVUy0ele Very  easy  to  use  and  free!   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:00:11  +0000 All-­‐righty,  who  is  out  there  ready  to  talk  about  the  iPad  Mini  for  #storyappchat   tonite?  Show  of  hands? Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:00:28  +0000 RT  @brooks_jones:  All-­‐righty,  who  is  out  there  ready  to  talk  about  the  iPad  Mini  for   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:01:59  +0000 #storyappchat  tonite?  Show  of  hands? @brooks_jones  Hi  Brooks  and  all!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:02:16  +0000 I'm  here,  but  with  only  my  ancient  iPad  1  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:02:34  +0000 @iPad_storytime  @Julia_Brannon  @theipodteacher  @YancyUnger  @DavidBFox   Welcome  to  #storyappchat,  guys!  So  glad  to  have  you. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:02:43  +0000 I  have  an  iPad2,  which  is  starting  to  feel  ancient  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:02:59  +0000 @brooks_jones  Hello  from  Kindoma.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:03:16  +0000 @brooks_jones  well,  my  iPad  1  is  more  ancient  than  your  iPad  2  :-­‐)    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:03:38  +0000 @kindoma  Delighted  you  could  join  us  for  #storyappchat  tonite! Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:03:39  +0000 @brooks_jones  I'm  interested  to  hear  what  people  have  to  say  about  it,  but  I   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:03:48  +0000 haven't  had  my  hands  on  one  yet.  #storyappchat @DavidBFox  At  least  we're  not  iPad3  owners,  who  are  all  pretty  PO'd  right  about   now,  since  the  iPad4  was  announced  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:04:15  +0000 @scott_dubois  Welcome  to  #storyappchat,  glad  to  have  you  join  us! Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:04:38  +0000 @scott_dubois  Same  here,  I  haven't  even  seen  one  yet,  except  for  photos  online   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:05:06  +0000 #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  I  know  we're  supposed  to  talk  about  the  mini,  but  is  the  only  diff   between  iPads  3  &  4  the  CPU  speed  bump?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:05:34  +0000 I'm  a  gadget  freak  and  love  to  talk  about  new  technologies,  but  here  for   #storyappchat  want  to  share  opinions  on  how  it'll  affect  us. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:06:10  +0000 @DavidBFox  I  think  so,  David.  Can't  remember  any  other  big  defining  features   separating  the  two.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:06:42  +0000 @DavidBFox  @brooks_jones  -­‐  I  think  so,  unless  you  count  the  new  smaller  plug.   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:06:54  +0000 Seems  to  me  that  the  biggest  thing  is  that  [hopefully]  there  will  be  a  lot  more  folks   picking  up  an  iOS  device,  so  more  sales?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:07:47  +0000 @brooks_jones  I  actually  held  one  in  an  Apple  store  yesterday.  It  is  very  light.  This   will  be  quite  important.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:08:04  +0000 @brooks_jones  It's  good  that  Apple  is  updating  more  frequently  than  once  a  year.   They  now  have  credible  tablet  competition  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:08:07  +0000 @brooks_jones  Me  too.  Seems  that  the  mini  might  be  too  small  for  picture  books,   but  would  be  useful  as  an  ereader  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:08:27  +0000 We  got  an  #iPadmini  &  wrote  a  comparison  post:  http://t.co/Mf5HDUxh  (and  it   doesn't  suck)  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:08:27  +0000 @brooks_jones  Yes.  From  a  developer  pov,  if  your  app  runs  on  an  iPad  2,  it  should   work  on  an  iPad  Mini.  Same  #  of  pixels.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:08:48  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  We  got  an  #iPadmini  &  wrote  a  comparison  post:   http://t.co/Mf5HDUxh  (and  it  doesn't  suck)  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:09:12  +0000 @DavidBFox  Here's  an  iPad  comparison  chart:  http://t.co/HxmtyLhk  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:09:16  +0000

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@brooks_jones  @ipad_storytime  @julia_brannon  @yancyunger  @davidbfox   #storyappchat   Glad  to  be  here. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:04  +0000 I  didn't  expect  to  like  it  ...  but  it  is  so  light.  I'm  ready  retire  my  Kindle  Fire.  My  6  year   old  is  *in  love*  (his  words)  ...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:10  +0000 RT  @DavidBFox:  From  a  developer  pov,  if  your  app  runs  on  an  iPad  2,  it  should  work   on  an  iPad  Mini.  Same  #  of  pixels.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:24  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  Interesting.  That  chart  doesn't  show  the  original  iPad  Retina,  just   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:36  +0000 the  new  model.  #storyappchat RT  @Julia_Brannon:  @DavidBFox  Here's  an  iPad  comparison  chart:   http://t.co/HxmtyLhk  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:41  +0000 @brooks_jones  #storyappchat  I  heard  that  IPad  mini  is  not  selling  well Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:10:52  +0000 @ruBORED  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  Glad  to  have  you  joining  us,  as  usual!   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:11:17  +0000 :) #storyappchat Played  with  an  iPad  mini  in  an  apple  store  yesterday.  Buying  one  as  soon  as  I  can.   They  were  sold  out. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:11:36  +0000 @ruBORED  I  heard  they  sold  out  of  first  shipments  and  there's  a  waiting  list  for  the   mini  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:11:42  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  I  didnt  expect  to  like  it  .  but  it  is  so  light.  Im  ready  retire  my   Kindle  Fire.  My  6  year  old  is  *in  love*  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:12:04  +0000 @ruBORED  @brooks_jones  #storyappchat  

theipodteacher Think  that's  a  lie.  All  stores  are  sold  out.  2  week  wait  online. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:12:09  +0000 @theipodteacher  I  guess  that  proves  the  point,  unless  they  had  so  few  in  stock  that   DavidBFox it  would  guarantee  selling  out  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:12:26  +0000 @DavidBFox  #storyappchat   theipodteacher Maybe.  I  think  they're  doing  just  fine.  Can't  make  them  fast  enough. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:13:22  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I  suspect  both  my  kids  will  fall  *in  love*...  Which  means  buying   kindoma Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:13:50  +0000 two  to  keep  the  peace  at  home.  :-­‐)  :-­‐(  #storyappchat So,  for  someone  who's  considering  an  iPad  (4  or  mini)  which  one  should  they  get?   DavidBFox What  are  each's  strong  points?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:14:26  +0000 That's  what  I  heard  also  RT  @theipodteacher:  @ruBORED  #storyappchat  Think   brooks_jones that's  a  lie.  All  stores  are  sold  out.  2  week  wait  online. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:14:30  +0000 @kindoma  I  can't  seem  to  get  it  to  myself  except  when  my  kiddo  is  asleep.  I  want   iPad_storytime another,  just  for  me.  Need  a  #familypack  :)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:15:14  +0000 brooks_jones Here's  the  comparison  chart  on  Apple's  site:  http://t.co/2JGpsNg2    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:16:05  +0000 Julia_Brannon @iPad_storytime  #familypack  of  iPads.    Great  idea!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:16:09  +0000 I  was  chatting  w/a  friend  about  iPad  for  her  kids  today.  I  think  it  depends  on  kid.   iPad_storytime Gaming/video  not  as  good  on  small  screen.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:16:41  +0000 I'd  say  if  you  want  to  use  the  iPad  to  do  a  lot  of  reading,  get  the  Mini.  If  you  want  to   brooks_jones game,  get  the  larger  one.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:17:12  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I  know  that  all  chargers  with  the  new  connectors  will  migrate  to   kindoma kids  room.  Which  will  be  supremely  annoying.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:17:23  +0000 @DavidBFox  #storyappchat    guess  I  got  the  wrong  info.  What  will  be  the   ruBORED consequences  for  writing  storybook  apps? Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:18:15  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  They  should  give  a  discount!  Many  families  will  prob  want  a  1-­‐1   iPad_storytime tablet  ratio  for  households  w/kids.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:18:20  +0000 @kindoma  Hah!  Just  a  matter  of  time  before  all  the  cool  electronics  and  their   brooks_jones accessories  migrate  to  the  kid's  rooms  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:18:26  +0000 MT  @oZAPP_Awards  Our  sources  say  #iPadmini  next  best  thing  2  tackle  @Amazon   DavidBFox &  @Windows  with  their  7"  tabs,  has  huge  potential  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:18:48  +0000 Nice  to  know  that  our  existing  apps  work  right  out  of  the  box  on  the  Mini,  glad  the   brooks_jones display  res  is  same  as  iPad2  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:19:15  +0000 Julia_Brannon iPad  Mini  review:  http://t.co/refBiQKU  from  @CNET    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:19:57  +0000 I  want  the  Mini  myself,  because  I  like  using  the  iPad  to  read  mostly.  A  few  games,   brooks_jones but  mostly  reading.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:20:21  +0000

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@kindoma  So  true!  Battery  life  doesn't  seem  as  good  4  video/games  as  my  iPad  3.   iPad_storytime #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:20:37  +0000 RT  @Julia_Brannon:  iPad  Mini  review:  http://t.co/lfUXz94L  from  @CNET     Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:20:47  +0000 DavidBFox #storyappchat Also:  if  you  want  to  watch  movies/TV  around  the  house,  get  the  larger  one.  If  you   brooks_jones are  on  the  go  a  lot,  go  Mini  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:21:11  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I  heard  when  the  iPad  3  first  came  out,  it  might  have  been   DavidBFox underpowered  for  the  4x  increase  in  pixels.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:21:39  +0000 I'm  also  glad  the  Mini  has  the  dual  camera  setup-­‐-­‐I've  always  considered  the  iPad2  a   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:21:49  +0000 brooks_jones bit  clunky  for  capturing  images.  #storyappchat @DavidBFox  I  predict  the  #iPadmini  will  kick  some  serious  Kindle  butt  this  xmas.  I   iPad_storytime didn't  want  to  like  it,  was  surprised.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:22:12  +0000  @brooks_jones  Yes,  camera  being  dual  &  1080p  for  rear  facing  one  is  awesome.   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:23:00  +0000 iPad_storytime Easier  to  handle,  nicer  pictures  than  iPad2.  #storyappchat @iPad_storytime  So  the  mini  has  the  same  cameras  that  are  in  the  iPad  3/4?   DavidBFox #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:24:09  +0000 brooks_jones @brueckj23  Welcome  to  #storyappchat!  Appreciate  you  joining  us  tonite  :) Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:24:52  +0000 @brueckj23  Do  you  know  if  schools  are  buying  minis  instead  of  full-­‐size  iPads  now?   #storyappchat DavidBFox Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:25:04  +0000 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:25:38  +0000 brooks_jones @DavidBFox  The  Mini  seems  like  an  excellent  choice  for  schools.  #storyappchat @DavidBFox  True,  iPad  3  battery  life  is  okay,  best  is  still  iPad2.  I  don't  need  all  those   iPad_storytime pixels  but  hubby  likes  'em  4  gaming  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:26:10  +0000 @DavidBFox  I  know  of  one  elem  raising  funds  to  purchase  minis.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:26:41  +0000 brueckj23 @iPad_storytime  how  about  price  comparisons  between  #ipadmini  and   DavidBFox Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:26:46  +0000 #kindlefire?  Mini  is  more?  Is  it  worth  it?  #storyappchat Yep  RT  @DavidBFox:  @iPad_storytime  So  the  mini  has  the  same  cameras  that  are   iPad_storytime in  the  iPad  3/4?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:27:18  +0000 @brueckj23  Good!  Selfishly  happy  since  more  schools  that  have  them,  more  will   DavidBFox purchase  our  apps  :-­‐)    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:28:01  +0000 RT  @brueckj23:  @DavidBFox  I  know  of  one  elem  raising  funds  to  purchase  minis.   brooks_jones #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:28:03  +0000 I  think  new  iTouch  model  will  be  popular  too.  light,  durable  &  easy  to  handle.  Young   brueckj23 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:28:22  +0000 kids  can  hold  in  one  hand  &  take  pics.  #storyappchat #storyappchat   My  fear  with  minis  in  school  is  the  parcc  assessments.  I  heard  the  mini  doesn't   theipodteacher qualify  due  to  its  size.  Same  with  kinde  fire Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:28:24  +0000  @DavidBFox  I  believe  xtra  cost  w/  all  iPads  is  offset  by  low  cost  &  quantity/quality   iPad_storytime of  content  in  AppStore  ...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:28:32  +0000 @iPad_storytime  so,  pay  more  for  the  electric  razor  rather  than  a  cheaper  blade   DavidBFox Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:30:31  +0000 razor  plus  lifetime  of  purchasing  blades?  #storyappchat MT  @iPad_storytime:  @DavidBFox  I  believe  xtra  cost  w/  all  iPads  is  offset  by  low   Julia_Brannon cost  &  quantity/qual.of  content  @AppStore  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:30:53  +0000 At  #naeyc,  @buckleit  made  good  point  abt  screen  size.  Said  look  at  Nintendo  as   brueckj23 model.  They  undrstnd  screen  size.  Smaller  is  ok  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:31:12  +0000 brooks_jones @theipodteacher  Parcc  assessments?  Please  explain...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:31:12  +0000 @DavidBFox  Yes!  Buying  cheaper  tablet  can  be  expensive  over  time.  If  you  buy  a  lot   iPad_storytime of  content,  any  iPad  might  be  better  deal.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:31:20  +0000 @theipodteacher  why  would  there  be  a  minimum  size  in  parcc  assessments?  Were   DavidBFox the  sizes  set  based  on  original  iPad?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:31:59  +0000 theipodteacher http://t.co/rijyZXLS  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:32:28  +0000  @theipodteacher  It  will  be  interesting  to  see  what  happens  with  mobile  devices  &   brueckj23 electronic  assessments.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:33:08  +0000 @DavidBFox  not  sure.  I  just  read  that  a  while  back.  Size  needs  to  be  10  inches  or   theipodteacher greater.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:33:16  +0000 @brueckj23  Good  point  ...  I  noticed  #iPadmini  is  same  size/weight  as  'trade   iPad_storytime paperback'  book.  Coincidence?  I  think  not.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:33:17  +0000 @iPad_storytime  @DavidBFox  And  don't  forget  the  content  you  already  own.   kindoma Legacy  argument  is  hard  to  overcome.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:33:35  +0000

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True!  RT  @kindoma:  @DavidBFox  And  dont  forget  the  content  you  already  own.   iPad_storytime Legacy  argument  is  hard  to  overcome.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:34:16  +0000 @kindoma  definitely...  especially  if  you've  already  bought  into  the  Apple  ecosystem   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:34:36  +0000 DavidBFox (Mac,  iTunes,  iPhone,  etc.)  #storyappchat theipodteacher @brueckj23  agreed.  Will  assessments  keep  up  with  tech?    Not  sure.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:34:58  +0000 RT  @iPad_storytime:  @brueckj23  I  noticed  #iPadmini  is  same  size/weight  as  'trade   brooks_jones paperback'  book.  Coincidence?  I  think  not.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:34:59  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I  just  look  at  my  own  kids  handling  various  devices.  KDG  rolls  to   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:35:20  +0000 brueckj23 Touch  most  times.  Tweens  almost  exclusively  #storyappchat One  drawback  of  smaller  sized  mini  is  difficulty  tapping  buttons  sized  for  original   iPad_storytime iPad.  My  dad  had  hard  time  -­‐  wants  iPad  4.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:35:36  +0000 Here  are  the  requirements  for  hardware! theipodteacher http://t.co/kqM8k1ry  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:36:08  +0000 brooks_jones @iPad_storytime  Another  reason  why  it  may  be  perfect  for  kids  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:36:15  +0000 @iPad_storytime  your  dad  may  need  to  borrow  your  son's  smaller  finger...  or  get  a   DavidBFox stylus?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:37:12  +0000 We  need  to  provide  kids  w/  access  to  a  variety  of  different  devices  &  let  them   brueckj23 choose  the  right  tool  for  each  job/task.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:37:33  +0000 brooks_jones I  LOVE  my  iPad  stylus.  Use  it  to  draw  stuff.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:38:01  +0000 RT  @brueckj23:  We  need  to  provide  kids  w/  access  to  a  variety  of  different  devices   theipodteacher &  let  them  choose  the  right  tool  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:38:27  +0000 RT  @brueckj23:  We  need  to  provide  kids  w/  access  to  a  variety  of  diff  devs  &  let   brooks_jones them  choose  the  right  tool  for  each  job/task.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:38:54  +0000 theipodteacher Best  stylus  I've  used,  and  I  hate  styluses,  is  the  lunatik  touch  pen.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:39:01  +0000 Julia_Brannon @brooks_jones  Do  you  have  a  favorite  brand/model  of  stylus?  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:39:16  +0000 RT  @theipodteacher:  Best  stylus  I've  used,  and  I  hate  styluses,  is  the  lunatik  touch   DavidBFox pen.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:39:35  +0000 @DavidBFox  I  think  I'll  get  him  a  stylus.  We'll  be  keeping  all  10  of  those  cute  little   iPad_storytime fingers  for  ourselves.  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:39:43  +0000 Means  devs  need  to  design  4  various  screen  sizes  &  devices  while  keeping  app  price   brueckj23 low,  content  relevant  +  pedagogically  sound  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:39:45  +0000 theipodteacher https://t.co/QZooR2rB  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:40:18  +0000 theipodteacher Lunatik  also  makes  a  new  chubby  stylus.  Looks  cool.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:41:02  +0000 @iPad_storytime  Is  part  of  the  problem  w/big  fingers  hitting  hot  spots  a  parallax   DavidBFox Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:41:15  +0000 problem?  Can't  aim  if  you  can't  see  target.  #storyappchat @Julia_Brannon  I  got  one  off  the  shelf  at  the  office  supply  store-­‐-­‐it's  nothing   brooks_jones special,  but  I  like  it.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:43:24  +0000 iPad  mini  is  a  great  size  for  kids,  schools,  travel,  reading.  But  many  apps  may  be   iPad_storytime better  on  bigger  iPad.  Like  board  games  ...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:43:45  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  #storyappchat  there  is  a  new  stylus  out  that  is  a  brush  and  stylus,   ruBORED at  each  end.  I  want  to  try  it.  https://t.co/Ad0iWNvQ Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:44:44  +0000 @iPad_storytime  ah,  just  picturing  him  on  grandpa's  lap,  with  grandpa  holding  your   son's  hand  like  a  stylus.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:44:58  +0000 DavidBFox @iPad_storytime  I  am  actually  surprised  how  often  I  find  my  kids  doing  stuff  like   kindoma watching  movies  on  an  iPhone  or  iPod.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:45:29  +0000 @DavidBFox  Not  sure.  Maybe  buttons  for  apps  were  coded  for  larger  size?  I  found   iPad_storytime myself  tapping  2x  to  get  familiar  apps  to  work  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:45:36  +0000 @DavidBFox  I  think  Grandpa  would  like  that!  We  moved  to  be  close  to  him,  but  not   iPad_storytime that  close.  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:46:04  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I  think  it  is  "whichever  device  is  the  closest"  will  do  the  work,   kindoma rather  than  the  most  suitable  screen  size.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:46:21  +0000 RT  @ruBORED:  @Julia_Brannon  #storyappchat  there  is  a  new  stylus  out  that  is  a   DavidBFox brush  and  stylus,  at  each  end.  I  want  to  try  it.  https://t.co/Ad0iWNvQ Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:46:31  +0000 @kindoma  I  usually  snatch  the  iPad  when  I  catch  my  kids  watching  Netflix  on  it-­‐-­‐ brooks_jones they  can  do  that  on  the  big  TV!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:46:35  +0000 @ruBORED  That  sensu  brush/stylus  looks  like  a  lot  of  fun.  No  cleanup  afterwards   either!  https://t.co/vF9lL1WN  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:47:10  +0000 DavidBFox

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Kids  know  the  iPad  is  for  interaction  (at  least  at  my  house),  not  for  passive  viewing   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:47:15  +0000 MT  @ruBORED:    there  is  a  new  stylus  out  that  is  a  brush  and  stylus,  at  each  end.   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:47:52  +0000 https://t.co/wKf5Kb4T  #storyappchat @DavidBFox  @ruBORED  a  guy  in  my  critique  group  has  the  sensu  brush  and  really   likes  it.  I  enjoyed  using  it  with  the  paper  app.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:49:47  +0000 @brooks_jones  We  have  only  one  TV  in  the  house.  Monopolized  by  somebody   watching  football  now.  But  other  devices  abound.  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:50:30  +0000 @scott_dubois  Oh,  how  I  LOVE  the  Paper  app!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:50:52  +0000 @brooks_jones  Good  for  you!  Altho  PBS  Kids  app  has  given  me  a  good  extra  hour  of   sleep  most  Saturdays.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:50:53  +0000 @kindoma  We  decided  to  forgo  all  TV  (besides  netflix  thru  Wii).  Felt  our  home  was   too  media  saturated  w/so  many  tablets.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:51:48  +0000 I'd  use  the  paper  app  more  if  I  had  any  artistic  talent.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:51:49  +0000 @theipodteacher  It's  good  for  taking  notes  too-­‐-­‐I  use  it  in  my  own  classes   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:52:35  +0000 @scott_dubois  @davidbfox  #storyappchat    I  want  to  ask  for  the  sensubrush  for   Christmas  if  I  can  wait  that  long Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:52:38  +0000 @iPad_storytime  We  used  to  have  "no  electronic  days"  twice  a  week.  But  lost  the   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:53:07  +0000 battle.  :-­‐(  #storyappchat @brooks_jones  Paper  is  my  favorite.  Does  pretty  good  job  of  replicating  pressure.  If   only  they  had  a  pressure  sensitive  iPad.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:53:27  +0000 @brooks_jones  that's  true.  It  is.  I've  done  that  too.  I  like  notability  and  penultimate   for  notes.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:53:46  +0000 @scott_dubois  Amen  to  that.  I  have  not  yet  found  a  drawing  app  that  is  as  intuitive.   #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:54:04  +0000 @ruBORED  Not  sure  if  Santa  makes  house  calls  before  Christmas...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:54:09  +0000 @brooks_jones  @scott_dubois  #storyappchat    Paper  app  is  good.  I  like  procreate.     Has  anybody  tried  it? Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:54:28  +0000 @kindoma  Love  that  idea!  But  I  wouldn't  model  it  well  running  6  websites.  No   media  but  book  apps  on  schooldays  is  our  rule.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:56:27  +0000 @ruBORED  I  have  not  tried  procreate-­‐-­‐looking  it  up  now...  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:56:42  +0000 Can  I  plug  our  iBooks?    Kids  need  downloads.  Free.  40  countries  and  counting  have   downloaded.   http://t.co/gqg8BIhq  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:56:57  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I'm  definitely  not  modeling  a  screen  free  life  at  this  time.    But  we   set  limits.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:57:52  +0000  @theipodteacher  Yes,  yes  and  yes!  Love  your  kids  work  &  great  to  have  more   downloads  for  them.  You  have  great  #free  iBooks!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:57:55  +0000 @theipodteacher  Sure!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:58:01  +0000 Thanks  everyone  for  the  retweets  and  support.  We  ave  another  iBook  being   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:58:59  +0000 published  soon.  It'll  be  a  modern  take  on  Canterbury  #storyappchat RT  @theipodteacher:  Can  I  plug  our  iBooks?    Kids  need  downloads.  Free.  40   countries  and  counting...  http://t.co/mZFr1sA9  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:59:16  +0000 @iPad_storytime  thank  you  so  much.  We  appreciate  it.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  02:59:28  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  I've  got  a  parent  strategy  post  re:  media  limits  in  the  works.  I'm   worst  at  modeling.  Need  #NewYearsResolution  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:00:22  +0000 Amazing,  this  hour  flew  by  again!  Remember  to  check  the  #storyappchat  blog   tomorrow  for  tonite's  transcript  http://t.co/PwzChdfi Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:00:22  +0000 Very  informative  chat!  Gotta  get  me  a  stylus,  iPad  4,  iPad  mini,  and  a  few  painting   and  drawing  apps!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:00:59  +0000 @Julia_Brannon  thank  you  so  much.    #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:01:10  +0000 RT  @brooks_jones:  Amazing,  this  hour  flew  by  again!  Remember  to  check  the   #storyappchat  blog  tomorrow  for  tonite's  transcript  http://t.co/PwzChdfi Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:01:15  +0000  @ruBORED  @brooks_jones  looked  up  procreate-­‐looks  really  good,  but  I  can't   decide  if  I  need  another  drawing  app  on  my  iPad.  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:01:28  +0000 RT  @DavidBFox:  Very  informative  chat!  Gotta  get  me  a  stylus,  iPad  4,  iPad  mini,  and   a  few  painting  and  drawing  apps!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:01:56  +0000

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Thanks  to  all  of  you  for  participating,  especially  @DavidBFox  and  @iPad_storytime  ,   loyal  #storyappchat  co-­‐hosts! Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:00  +0000 @iPad_storytime  I'll  send  you  some  of  my  tips  and  tricks  for  limiting  screen  time.  I   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:02  +0000 Julia_Brannon look  forward  to  the  post.      #storyappchat DavidBFox @scott_dubois  too  bad  they  don't  have  a  free  Lite  version  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:20  +0000 Today's  NY  Times:  Hurricane  Sandy  Reveals  a  Life  Unplugged  http://t.co/rOaM3Zm5   kindoma #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:20  +0000 @ruBORED  @brooks_jones  Still  do  almost  all  of  my  sketching  on  paper  even   Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:47  +0000 scott_dubois though  all  of  my  finished  work  is  digital.  #storyappchat Julia_Brannon Thanks  everyone  for  a  great  chat!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:54  +0000 Thanks  everyone  and  co-­‐hosts  @brooks_jones  and  @iPad_storytime  !!  see  you  next   DavidBFox week!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:02:56  +0000 brooks_jones Have  a  great  evening,  everyone!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:03:12  +0000 RT  @DavidBFox:  Thanks  everyone  and  co-­‐hosts  @brooks_jones  and   kindoma @iPad_storytime  !!  see  you  next  week!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:03:44  +0000 Another  chat  flies  by  ...  thank  you  to  everyone  joining  us  &  to  my  co-­‐hosts   iPad_storytime @brooks_jones  &  @DavidBFox.  See  you  next  Sunday!  #storyappchat Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:04:19  +0000 scott_dubois Thanks  everyone  for  a  very  informative  #storyappchat  Hope  to  catch  it  next  week. Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:05:44  +0000 yes!  @ruBORED:  @DavidBFox  #storyappchat    how  true.  Wish  Santa  could  make  a   DavidBFox Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:06:10  +0000 pre  Thanksgiving  visit Today's  NY  Times:  Hurricane  Sandy  Reveals  a  Life  Unplugged  http://t.co/XfvKXLOQ   NYTPirate #storyappchat:  Today's  NY  Times:...  http://t.co/aXZmvre6 Mon,  12  Nov  2012  03:07:34  +0000 Looking  forward  to  the  transcript  of  yesterday's  #storyappchat  on  The  iPad  Mini   CotCotCotApps with  @brooks_jones  @DavidBFox  and  @iPad_storytime Mon,  12  Nov  2012  09:24:49  +0000 brooks_jones