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MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students.
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Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic

Defining Paperless 2.0 - Edudemic | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Yet, in order for educational technology to transcend its past patterns, paperless work will need to expand beyond the confines of an 8 ½ x11 mindset not just the 8 ½ x 11 page.
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Redefining what tech can do, going beyond paperless.

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5 Ways To Support Teachers Skeptical Of Technology - Edudemic

5 Ways To Support Teachers Skeptical Of Technology - Edudemic | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
As more schools move to a 1:1 or BYOD format, it becomes increasingly important to support teachers - all teachers - effectively make that transition and to support them in that process.
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Voices for the Introvert: A 1:1 Success

Voices for the Introvert: A 1:1 Success | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Being an introvert is not a negative thing.  Recently there is a wave of writing discussing how schools are failing to meet the needs of introverts by creating classrooms that demand that students ...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Awesome iPad Writing Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Awesome iPad Writing Apps | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it

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3 Dangerous 1:1 Myths

3 Dangerous 1:1 Myths | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
1.  Digital Natives=Digital Students: “They have grown up with technology and it’s like second nature to them.”    It is true that students use a lot of technology. Many teachers assume that this m...
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How 'Big Three' Publishers Are Approaching iPad Textbooks -- THE Journal

How 'Big Three' Publishers Are Approaching iPad Textbooks -- THE Journal | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Questions and opportunities surround the still-nascent iPad textbook market. T.H.E. Journal looked at the offerings from the 'big three' publishers--Pearson, McGraw-Hill, and HMH--to discern where the industry is, and where it might be headed.
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What can you use Screencasting for in the classroom?

What can you use Screencasting for in the classroom? | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Screencasting is great way for teachers to create demonstration tutorials in any subject area, using any computer application. The software allows you to record a movie of what you are doing on a c...
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Instructional Technology Twitter Chats | Instructional Tech Talk

Instructional Technology Twitter Chats | Instructional Tech Talk | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Instructional Technology Twitter Chats http://t.co/1qXWU6Ol #edtech...
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As High-Stakes Online Testing Approaches, Will Your iPads Work? -- THE Journal

As High-Stakes Online Testing Approaches, Will Your iPads Work? -- THE Journal | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
As more schools invest in student iPad programs, one question still unanswered is whether or not those devices can be used for the high-stakes online tests coming in 2014.

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World Digital Library Home

World Digital Library Home | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films,...
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5 Demands Placed on Students in a 1:1

5 Demands Placed on Students in a 1:1 | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
1. Manage the Technology: In addition to learning and completing assignments students have an array or responsibilities simply in managing the device.  The device needs to be charged, apps and prog...
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4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating - Edudemic

4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating - Edudemic | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
How do you actually ensure students learn while creating and exploring? Here are four different tips from Shawn McCusker that should keep learning rolling along.
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iPaddiction: Explain Everything and Google Forms For Analyzing Exponential Functions

iPaddiction: Explain Everything and Google Forms For Analyzing Exponential Functions | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it

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How an iPad is a More Powerful Content-Creation Device Than a Laptop.

How an iPad is a More Powerful Content-Creation Device Than a Laptop. | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
That the iPad is a great content-consumption device has never been disputed. But just 30 months after its launch the iPad is now in some ways a more powerful content-creation device than a laptop i...

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1:1 Choices Made Simple

1:1 Choices Made Simple | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
You won’t be able to do it all.  You have limited time and therefore you will have to decide what you value.  Identify what you value most and focus your efforts there.    Schools are going to have...
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5 Unexpected Results of Going 1:1

5 Unexpected Results of Going 1:1 | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Identity Crisis- You will become a student too. The moment you have devices in your classroom, you are no longer THE resource for answers in the classroom. Students will be finding sources with muc...

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Sandy Schmidt's curator insight, December 13, 2012 11:40 AM

This is a great article that I can relate to.  I am the only one in my planning group for my grade and subject that has 1:1, making planning very difficult.  When 1:1 you need to look at planning in a completely different way.  Thanks.

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Cost Comparison: iPad Math Classroom vs. Traditional Classroom | Tap Into Teen Minds

Cost Comparison: iPad Math Classroom vs. Traditional Classroom | Tap Into Teen Minds | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Cost comparison showing the differences between the iPad mathematics classroom versus a traditional mathematics classroom.
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iPads for Kids with Autism: Tech News Zone Wants to Help | autisable

iPads for Kids with Autism: Tech News Zone Wants to Help | autisable | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
Tech News Zone’s Project TEACH offers kids with autism and their families the gifts of technology,music, culture, the arts, and educational assistance.
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a 1:1 Classroom* (Lessons Learned from Year 1)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a 1:1 Classroom* (Lessons Learned from Year 1) | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it

"However, over the course of the year I have realized that technology is not a panacea. It is merely a tool in my utility belt. As a result I have taken a look back on my year and created tangible new strategies that will help make my management of a 1:1 iPad classroom much more effective."


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Nik's Learning Technology Blog: How I use social media for my professional development

Nik's Learning Technology Blog: How I use social media for my professional development | I-Pad Resources | Scoop.it
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