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Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines

Introducing Mobile Technology Into Your Classroom: Structures and Routines | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
It can be intimidating to try something new in your classroom. This is especially true with technology. I believe that technology should make the work of teachers easier while creating an environment
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Some good basic info here on classroom management and structure.

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Parents told: use iPads to get reluctant boys to read - Telegraph

Parents told: use iPads to get reluctant boys to read - Telegraph | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
A study by the National Literacy Trust says tablet computers are a 'vital new weapon' to combat poor reading, with a doubling in the number of nurseries using them
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Amidst Edtech Horror Stories, Some Blended-Learning Schools Shine

Amidst Edtech Horror Stories, Some Blended-Learning Schools Shine | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
As schools swing back into session, stories of mismanaged 1-to-1 computing initiatives in schools are filling the news—and unsurprisingly so in many cases, as I wrote back in 2011. But there are plenty of good “edtech” stories, too, worth highlighting. In almost every case, the schools that are getting it right [...]
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Ontario announces $150 million investment for iPads in the classroom - CBC Hamilton

Ontario announces $150 million investment for iPads in the classroom - CBC Hamilton | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it

 - CBC HamiltonOntario’s Education Minister announced $150 million in funding for technology — think Apple iPads — at a Hamilton elementary school on Thursday.


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Analyzing iPad Myths in Education -IPAD 4 SCHOOLS

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education -IPAD 4 SCHOOLS | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it

"Many obstacles that iPad cynics attempt to put in place when discussing a roll-out are based on untruths, poorly research and/or out-of-date information. I was delighted when my Canadian Twitter friend and fellow iPad blogger, Steve Lai decided to join forces, as we’ve done before, to combat this dis-information that floats around the education profession worldwide."

 


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Somethings are Myths adn some things are True. This will help you sort them out.

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An Infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad

An Infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad Using Google Apps on the iPad can get sticky! Historically, Google and the iPad have not played well together. But we have come a long way in the last...
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The Global Search for Education: Which Digital Device is Best?

The Global Search for Education: Which Digital Device is Best? | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
"What are the learning needs of your child? What kinds of initiatives are your child's school currently implementing? These are important questions for parents before they head into the mobile device market." -- Carl Hooker

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10 Resources For A Student-Centered 1:1 Program - TeachThought

10 Resources For A Student-Centered 1:1 Program - TeachThought | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it

"Software, apps and more: Many schools that decide to adopt a 1:1 technology program may decide to invest in iPads or tablets for their students. Not only are these devices smaller than PCs, but there are many creative apps available for educators, many of them are even free. According to the blog, “Learning and Innovation,” here are some of the top ones you may want to check out."

 

 


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In Response to "Redefinition"

In Response to "Redefinition" | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
There have been a number of posts circulating over the past few weeks about Dr. Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model. I've been reading closely as I plan/hope/might incorporate it into my upcoming Leading...
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7 Ways To Sabotage Your Device Initiative - Edudemic

7 Ways To Sabotage Your Device Initiative - Edudemic | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
I’d like to provide you with some tools necessary to sabotage a device initiative if you are having to lead one in your district.
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10 Things To Know About iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic

10 Things To Know About iPads In The Classroom - Edudemic | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
You can't hurl a textbook without hitting an iPad. So what's the real deal with iPads in the classroom right now? How and why are they being used?
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8 Studies Show iPads in the Classroom Improve Education

8 Studies Show iPads in the Classroom Improve Education | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Check out just how much of an influence studies show iPads in the classroom are having on education.
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iPads in the classroom: the promise and the problems

iPads in the classroom: the promise and the problems | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
A close look at tablets in schools – what works and what doesn’t.
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Survey: 9 in 10 Students Say Tablets Will Change How They Learn -- THE Journal

Survey: 9 in 10 Students Say Tablets Will Change How They Learn -- THE Journal | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Ninety percent of students said tablets will change the way they learn and 89 percent said the devices would make learning more fun, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll for Pearson.
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The Realities of 1:1 | Tech Learning

The Realities of 1:1 | Tech Learning | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it

Another day, and another district is going 1:1. That’s the good news. T&L wanted to see if there were any steps to take—or to avoid—to ease implementation and everything thereafter


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Teacher's iPad 2015 - IPAD4SCHOOLS

Teacher's iPad 2015 - IPAD4SCHOOLS | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it

"During this coming academic year, the iPad will celebrate it’s 5th birthday. I decided to take a look at my own iPad and what systems, apps and activities fill up my school day as an iPad teacher 5 years on. I’ve produced a breakdown of my home screen and realised it can be summarised in 5 points.

 

Being relevant as a professionalBeing relevant to my studentsCollaboration with studentsCollaboration with teachersProduction of Interactive material."


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Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators

Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Fraser Speirs is a leader in bringing the iPad into schools. Here's what he thinks iOS 8 will bring to the education market that iOS 7 didn't.
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Analyzing iPad Myths in Education

Analyzing iPad Myths in Education | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Are you still trying to fight for iPads in your school? Many obstacles that iPad cynics attempt to put in place when discussing a roll-out are based on untruths, poorly research and/or out-of-date ...
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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Apple's electronic books are an excellent compliment to their tablets and to the needs of education. Even before the computer revolution, the significant

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Overview of iBooks

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Super Readers

Super Readers | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Super readers have Super Powers! First graders in Ms. Guthrie's class honed their Reading Super Powers in class today. Using  Reading Street's  leveled readers,  iFiles , and the  Explain...
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love this app to the nth degree...

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1-to-1 Essentials Program

1-to-1 Essentials Program | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
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iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study | iPad Insight

iPad in Education: Great Kindergarten Case Study | iPad Insight | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
Talk about a great endorsement – they just don’t get any better than this. Just in case you can’t read the quite text on the image above, here it is: For t
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SAMR - The common truth

SAMR - The common truth | iPad K12 Research | Scoop.it
There's lots of talk of the SAMR model, which simplifies the common process that people go through when introducing any technology, designed by Ruben R. Puentedura. This of course applies to introd...
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