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1:1 iPad Initiative: A Four Year Study & Review

1:1 iPad Initiative: A Four Year Study & Review | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
1:1 iPad Initiative: A Four Year Study & Review
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Interesting findings from four year iPad study. Positives on organisation, collaboration, research, note-taking, independent learning. Not as positive on reading and typing. Balanced approach needed.

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Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Giving children ample opportunities to develop sound investigative skills at an early age is essential to nurturing their ability to think critically and scientifically as they get older.
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Somce effective Science and Maths lessons with iPads.

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New Study Uncovers The Powerful New Role Of Media In Children's Lives - Edudemic

New Study Uncovers The Powerful New Role Of Media In Children's Lives - Edudemic | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
A new study takes a look at the new role of media in children's lives. You may not like the results.
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Interesting statistics on growing up mobile as 0-8 year olds.

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Note-Taking with iPads

Note-Taking with iPads | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
I vividly remember how I first learned to take notes. My sixth grade geography teacher lectured in outline style: "Roman Numeral one - China. A - Qin Dynasty. 1 - Rulers . . . " We wrote down precis
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Some ideas forpersonalised note-taking with iPads.

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School's in for digital learning

School's in for digital learning | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Are iPads a recipe for mass distraction or an essential tool?
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Benefits of iPads and digital learning are increasingly less revolutionary and more commonplace.

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The Role Of Student Choice In Connected Classrooms - Edudemic

The Role Of Student Choice In Connected Classrooms - Edudemic | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
With the influx of technology into connected classrooms, the role of student choice has become as important as ever.
Sean Corcoran's insight:

Great article on the improtance of student choice and how iPads help to facilitate this. "...if we give students an assignment that produces 25 copies of identical work, we’ve given a recipe, not a thought-provoking, opportunity for growth. When teachers give some props to the unknown, and task students to show their deep understanding of a subject or skill with the best tools available, you might say miracles happen. We should be a little less afraid of miracles." Great for CBL!

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A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers - Edudemic

A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers - Edudemic | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
As a connected educator, you need to come up with a set of guidelines, classroom iPad rules, as well as a way to manage all your new devices.
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Straightforward but useful.

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17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013

17 ways iPads will be used in schools in 2013 | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
New classroom tablet programs are beginning and others are expanding. Here's a look at what's taking shape.
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Specific examples of iPad use in schools.

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Janet Law's curator insight, August 12, 2013 3:29 AM

iPad uses in schools.