"COACHELLA VALLEY, Calif. -- For Alicia Silva, a single mother with three kids and three jobs, an iPad is out of reach.
Silva works as a part-time art teacher, seamstress and home-care provider, and like many hard-working parents, can't afford a tablet computer.
Sometime in the next few weeks, though, the Coachella Valley Unified School District will take care of that. It will issue an iPad to each of Silva's three children as part of a program that will provide them to all 19,000 students in the district, one of the state's poorest."
"In this third and final post in the series, Steve Molyneux, ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor, CEO of the iPad Academy and Apple Distinguished Educator, provides us with an insight into 7 innovative ways for teachers to utilise Mind Mapping with iMindMap HD for the iPad in the classroom. "
"Having accumulated a modest experience in dealing with educational iPad apps, we deem it important that we share with you some of the learning goals you should keep in mind when using iPad with your students. We have particularly associated sets of educational iPad apps with each learning goal to make it easier for you to achieve the targeted goal.
We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S.
"As social media “follows” have risen in popularity, mere “blogging” seems old news, but it nonetheless remains a powerful–perhaps still the most powerful–way to distribute thinking, strategies, tools, and even curriculum to continue to support teachers, schools, and other growing sects in education.
This is by no means an exhaustive list–and like most “best of” lists, it’s maddeningly subjective. It’s also in no certain order–it’s just one list of the best education blogs for 2014. You’ll notice several well-known blogs, and some new faces as well. That was on purpose."
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