"Below is an awesome infographic shedding more light on the use of iPad in education.It provides some amazing facts about the potential of this mobile device in learning and reviews the reasons behind this growing popularity of iPad in the educational circles."
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A Canadian girl who had been told to turn off the heavy metal music she was blasting on the school bus decided to express her frustration on Facebook with a status update referencing the recent murder of 20 elementary school students in Newtown, Connecticut:...
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"Innovation is the currency of progress. In our world of seismic changes, innovation has become a holy grail that promises to shepherd us through these uncertain and challenging times. And there isn't a more visible symbol of innovation than the iPad. It's captured the hearts and minds of disparate subcultures and organizations.
In education it's been widely hailed as a revolutionary device, promising to transform education as we know it. Unfortunately, it's not as simple as bulk purchasing iPads and deploying them into the wilds of education. Innovation can't be installed. It has to be grown -- and generally from the margins. "
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PsychCentral.com Burning midnight oil, work ups depressionUPI.com16 (UPI) -- People who work at night or don't sleep well may suffer depression and learning issues, not for lack of sleep but exposure to light, U.S.
A Trudge to the Roots of Autism New York Times Much of autism's mystery and fascination lies in a paradox: On one hand, autism seems to create a profound disconnect between inner and outer lives; on the other, it generates what the neuroscientist...
It's no secret that children are using Facebook. Although Facebook's Terms of Service require a person to be 13 to use the social network, recent estimates approximate that 34% of 9 to 12-year-olds in the UK have a profile on Facebook.
PsychCentral.com Yoga Helps Relieve Depression, Sleep Problems PsychCentral.com In one study of 69 older adults with mild depression, weekly yoga sessions reduced depression scores by 40 percent at six months.
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TIME Lasting Legacy of Recessions: Behavior Problems Among Teens TIME Fiscal cliff negotiations tested everyone's patience, but even young children who don't understand national budgets may show signs of strain during such economic insecurity.
OregonLive.com Children need less technology and more interaction OregonLive.com How can we be in touch with our children's needs and wants and be open and available to talk and play with them so that our children grow up feeling loved, understood,...
"The Google Drive iPad app is not yet all that we might want it to be, but it is definitely moving in the right direction. A recent update included the ability to create and edit spreadsheets, but it also added something equally useful – the ability to upload files from other apps to Google Drive via the “Open in” function. This creates some useful workflow options for teachers who want to assign, receive and grade student work on the iPad.http://ow.ly/fVZuH ; "
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