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Articles about how schools are using iPads (especially 1:1)
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America's Tiniest Engineers: Report from Greenville, South Carolina

America's Tiniest Engineers: Report from Greenville, South Carolina | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
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1:1 in Practice at Sinarmas World Academy: Why I Gave Back the ...

1:1 in Practice at Sinarmas World Academy: Why I Gave Back the ... | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
I did a small 1:1 program with K2 students. At that time I was the Technology Coach and only worked in that classroom once a week. The program ran for only 3 months and just as we were getting into it, the school year ended.
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How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning

How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
What happens when you deploy new iPads and use an old way of thinking? Or when you actually let students take iPads home? This is how iPad implementation went down at the Redlands College.
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Spring Lake Park School District Rolls Out Technology Plan - KSTP.com

Spring Lake Park School District Rolls Out Technology Plan - KSTP.com | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Coon Rapids HeraldSpring Lake Park School District Rolls Out Technology PlanKSTP.comThe district's 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative is being rolled out this fall.
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18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration | TeachThought

18 Snapshots Of iPad Integration | TeachThought | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
ACU Connected: Abilene Christian University is on the forefront of experimentation with technology in their college classrooms. Through the ACU Connected program, they have conducted several studies on the iPad.
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What The iPad Has Done To Education

What The iPad Has Done To Education | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
As the iPad approaches popularity that’d make The Beatles blush, it’s easy to forget what technology in learning looked like before the little tablet from…...
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Not-So-Subtle Campaign to Pressure Parents to Cough Up for iPads | ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Not-So-Subtle Campaign to Pressure Parents to Cough Up for iPads | ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

Article discusses survey of parent interest in an iPad purchased by parents program.  However, it notes the problems associated with adminstration being going too far in encouraging parents to participate.

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Students in Four School Divisions Trade Textbooks for iPads

Students in Four School Divisions Trade Textbooks for iPads | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
The backpacks of nearly 300 students in four Virginia school divisions will be lighter this fall as the students exchange their history textbooks for Apple iPads loaded with interactive content, media and applications aligned to the commonwealth's...
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iPads in Education: Critiquing the Positive Spin Memes

iPads in Education:  Critiquing the Positive Spin Memes | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

We have to problematize the notion of being able to immediately access huge volumes of information up against the notion of learning and integrating that information into one’s schemata. How is accessing large amounts of information related to learning it, especially learning it well enough to apply it? What is more, if learners spend so much time accessing information or organizing it for future access, do they spend proportionally more time managing information than learning it?


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What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools

What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Erin Scott As mobile learning programs become more ubiquitous, international attention is focusing on how different countries integrate mobile...
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PSD iPad pilot - iPad Project of PSD

PSD iPad pilot - iPad Project of PSD | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

In the linked PDF teachers describe their favorite student projects.  This provides a real concrete expression of the variety of ways iPads were used in the classrooms. The projects show creativity and demonstrate activities which wouldn't have been possible or practical without the technology.

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Naace: The iPad as a Tool For Education - a case study

Open the pdf file at the bottom of this page to explore research on the impact of this technology. 

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The History 2.0 Classroom: Why Go 1:1 iPad?

The History 2.0 Classroom: Why Go 1:1 iPad? | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

This article provides a truly insightful look at use of iPads in the classroom from someone who has done it. 

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IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school. | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 4:53 AM

Create, not consume!

EdTechSandyK's curator insight, April 29, 4:55 AM

Create, not consume! This approach should apply to all mobile technology in learning, not just iPads. 

Donna Meehan's curator insight, April 29, 11:08 AM

Great way to get kids to think about their thinking!

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EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative

EdTechSandyK: Parent Concerns in a 1:1 iPad Initiative | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Last Sunday, I received a note via the contact form on my blog that was a first for me in many ways. It was the first time I had ever been contacted by a parent via my blog, the first time I could not put a comment out of my mind ...
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Seven Reasons the iPad Should be the Device of Choice for Any 1:1 Program

Seven Reasons the iPad Should be the Device of Choice for Any 1:1 Program | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

T"The device does matter! It seems like every school considering a 1:1 program or every pundit talking about implementing a 1:1 program attempts to make the politically correct statement that the device doesn't matter, instead insisting what really matters is what you do with the device."


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GRADE 8 MOBILE ONE-TO-ONE WITH IPADS Component of the Millis Schools Personalized Learning Initiative


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An iPad for every student

An iPad for every student | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Boyne City School District is the first school in the state to have iPads for every single student.
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A is for app: iPads change landscape of learning

A is for app: iPads change landscape of learning | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
The notice could be posted in any campus building: "iPad issues?
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Does Your Kid Really Need An iPad?

Does Your Kid Really Need An iPad? | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
As kids across the country are settling back into school, their parents have no doubt equipped them with binders, protractors and pencil crayons, as they have been for decades.
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How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic

How One Classroom Actually Used iPads To Go Paperless (Part 1: Research) | Edudemic | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it

Interesting idea.

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New Technology in Your Classroom This Fall? | Common Sense Media

New Technology in Your Classroom This Fall? | Common Sense Media | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Do you have new technology in your classroom this fall? Matt Levinson, head of the upper division at Marin Country Day School has some helpful tips on...
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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Ben Johnson served as an administrator in large and small schools, and at a charter school.
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Meet the District Rolling Out 25,000 iPads and iPods -- THE Journal

Meet the District Rolling Out 25,000 iPads and iPods -- THE Journal | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
The McAllen Independent School District (TX) is gearing up to bring technology--namely, mobile devices--to every single child, teacher, and administrator, and into every aspect of its curriculum.
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Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer -- THE Journal

Launching an iPad 1-to-1 Program: A Primer -- THE Journal | iPad Case Studies | Scoop.it
Leaders from two schools that have implemented iPad programs share their insights, experiences, and recommendations for institutions looking to launch similar programs.
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