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Chromebooks and iPads: Rivals No More (EdSurge News)

Chromebooks and iPads: Rivals No More (EdSurge News) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a teacher or an administrator, you may be asking yourself, “Chromebooks or iPads for my classroom?” If a school is looking to go 1:1, which one is the better choice?

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Karine Thonnard's curator insight, December 5, 2013 7:38 PM

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J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, December 6, 2013 4:31 PM

Room for both in my classroom. Schools should let teachers and students have input as to which devices they need. 

Patricia Flavin's curator insight, December 10, 2013 9:17 AM

great (and concise) article. the pros and cons of each.

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What's new in iOS 7.1? Safe for Jailbreak? New Features! - YouTube

What's new in iOS 7.1?

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iPad 101: THE BASICS

iPad 101: THE BASICS | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
I will post my iPad basics here. Please share this page with colleagues who are not as familiar with the iPad as you: Dropbox for Dummies: Why You Shouldn’t Need Your USB Key Again App Updates on y...
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Just great stuff! 

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3 Big Myths: iPads in the Classroom

3 Big Myths: iPads in the Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
As Vicki Ventura and I have visited teachers and administrators from multiple districts throughout the last several months, we are consistently surprised that these beliefs about iPads in the class...
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The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads

The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"Put your wands away!" Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter stories would tell the students at the beginning of each class. After a few classes when Professor Umbridge would make the announcement
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Tablets for Fifth Graders? Teachers Try Different Tactics

Tablets for Fifth Graders? Teachers Try Different Tactics | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
A new study shows allowing fifth graders to use tablets at home and in class has potential to give them more learning opportunities.
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Research on tablets in the classroom. (Not iPad specific...)

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Research on tablets in classroom...

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A Collection Of Recommendation Lists From Around The Web For iPhone & iPad Apps | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

A Collection Of Recommendation Lists From Around The Web For iPhone & iPad Apps | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

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The iPhone has to be the most popular tech gadget that has been released in the past few years. As a telephone a messaging tool or a multimedia device the iPhone serves a purpose for everyone. iPhone wallpapers allows users to bring customization to another level.

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iPads

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1.   Common parent concerns addressed by schools with iPad initiatives . 2. Guidelines and suggestions for parents managing their children's iPad use at home 3. How to restrict iPad use to a single...
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Chromebooks and iPads: Rivals No More (EdSurge News)

Chromebooks and iPads: Rivals No More (EdSurge News) | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a teacher or an administrator, you may be asking yourself, “Chromebooks or iPads for my classroom?” If a school is looking to go 1:1, which one is the better choice?

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Karine Thonnard's curator insight, December 5, 2013 7:38 PM

add your insight...

 
J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, December 6, 2013 4:31 PM

Room for both in my classroom. Schools should let teachers and students have input as to which devices they need. 

Patricia Flavin's curator insight, December 10, 2013 9:17 AM

great (and concise) article. the pros and cons of each.

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iCloud: Remove your device from Find My iPhone

iCloud: Remove your device from Find My iPhone | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You can remove your device from the Find My iPhone devices list.
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Powerful routines for the one iPad classroom - The Cornerstone

Powerful routines for the one iPad classroom - The Cornerstone | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
If you only have access to one or two mobile devices in your classroom, you're going to love these ideas for how to really make the most of them! Karen Sabados
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Stop trying to figure out if screentime is good for students

Stop trying to figure out if screentime is good for students | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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It's what you're DOING with screen time that matters most...

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, November 10, 2013 9:23 AM

It's what you are DOING with the screen time that matters...

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Five iPad apps trying to teach programming skills to kids - Apps Playground

Five iPad apps trying to teach programming skills to kids - Apps Playground | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
When I was young, I had a Commodore 64 computer. Some friends did too, while others had ZX Spectrums or Amstrad CPCs.
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Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category

Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."


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csleynse's curator insight, November 4, 2013 11:17 AM

Utility and project based learning apps for teachers and specialists. Worth checking out!

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carldowse's curator insight, January 19, 8:43 AM

Productivity and teaching apps - old and new -  listed and even easier to find now

Monika Macias's curator insight, February 22, 12:10 AM

Apple finally gives us our own category! 

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USB SuperCharger - Charge 4 iPads Simultaneously | IPEVO Online Store | www.ipevo.com

USB SuperCharger - Charge 4 iPads Simultaneously | IPEVO Online Store | www.ipevo.com | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Charge 4 iPads or other USB devices at the same time...

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iPad Filming Tips Including Film in Landscape, Not Portrait!

iPad Filming Tips Including Film in Landscape, Not Portrait! | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Here is a tip that I have wanted to share for a while now. Hopefully this will help when you have your students filming with their iPads or other devices. With the rise of smartphones nowadays, eve...
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gwynethjones's curator insight, March 9, 1:59 PM

OK, I've made this mistake before, filming in portrait - like DUH! Never again!

Tracy Shaw's curator insight, March 31, 11:08 AM

Sound is an issue -----

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8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School

8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School
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iPad (Mini) - iOS 7 for Beginners - YouTube

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The Balancing Act of Screen Time

The Balancing Act of Screen Time | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

"When students engage with technology in appropriate and meaningful ways, they can then become empowered as learners and creators."

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Worried about increasing "Screen Time?" | Manhattan Beach Middle School

Worried about increasing "Screen Time?" | Manhattan Beach Middle School | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Parent tips for 1:1 iPads

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19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

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gwynethjones's curator insight, December 15, 2013 2:57 PM

New Discoveries! Awesome!

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A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers

A Powerful Set Of Classroom iPad Rules For Teachers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic If you’re rolling out iPads in the classroom, you need to lay down the law. As a connected educator, you need to come up with a set of guidelines, classroom iPad rules, as well ...
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If iPads are shared with other students, I would add "Use the same iPad every time devices are used." 

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Why iOS 7's Activation Lock Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen | Cult of Mac

Why iOS 7's Activation Lock Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen | Cult of Mac | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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Been thinking this for schools ever since the feature came out. iOS 7 hadn't been out for a week when I saw the first story of a school losing the ability to use an iPad because a student left in a hurry and they did not have the password to the Apple ID. There needs to be a way for the owner of the device to over-ride the deactivation.

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iOS 7: Using Safari’s “Shared Links” Capability - The Mac Observer

iOS 7: Using Safari’s “Shared Links” Capability - The Mac Observer | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
Under iOS 7, we've got a neat new ability to access links from Twitter right within Safari. And if you've got multiple accounts, it'll pull in the links from all of them, organized into one handy little tab.
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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School | iPads in Education | Scoop.it

Wondering what will happen if your school brings iPads into the classroom? Is your district discussing the purchase of iPads as opposed to laptops?"

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Well written article which details the investment that needs to be made in teacher PD when introducing iPads (or any possibly transformative technology) into the classroom.

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So you have an iPad? What next? A guide for teachers

So you have an iPad? What next? A guide for teachers | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
So you now you have an iPad, what can you do with it? To get you started, here's some of the useful apps and tools that would be useful to you as a teacher.
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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, October 20, 2013 5:29 AM

Some basics on how to use an iPad for teaching, with a list of useful links at the bottom of the page