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The iPad Education Revolution Stalls Out - Gizmodo

The iPad Education Revolution Stalls Out - Gizmodo | Education | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported that its sprawling hometown's school system, the second largest in the US, would be withdrawing from last year's ambitious promise to supply all 640,000 students with an iPad. Good. The Los Angeles United School District just dodged a $1 billion, tablet-shaped bullet.

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John Evans's curator insight, August 27, 2014 6:39 AM

No solution is perfect. But the message that should be taken away from this story is that there needs to be a great deal of homework done by the right people in your school, division or district to come up with an effective plan for implementation of any technology initiative. JE

Chris Carter's curator insight, September 30, 2014 11:21 PM

Great discussion starter. I'm not sold.

Rescooped by Robert Piercy from iPads, MakerEd and More in Education
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The iPad Education Revolution Stalls Out - Gizmodo

The iPad Education Revolution Stalls Out - Gizmodo | Education | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported that its sprawling hometown's school system, the second largest in the US, would be withdrawing from last year's ambitious promise to supply all 640,000 students with an iPad. Good. The Los Angeles United School District just dodged a $1 billion, tablet-shaped bullet.

Via John Evans
more...
John Evans's curator insight, August 27, 2014 6:39 AM

No solution is perfect. But the message that should be taken away from this story is that there needs to be a great deal of homework done by the right people in your school, division or district to come up with an effective plan for implementation of any technology initiative. JE

Chris Carter's curator insight, September 30, 2014 11:21 PM

Great discussion starter. I'm not sold.