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The New #edtech Leader Models by Digital Example | Fluency21 ...

The New #edtech Leader Models by Digital Example | Fluency21 ... | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Ed tech has come a long way since that book was written, and this Education Week article by Michelle Davis intensifies our sentiments greatly by stressing the fact that the teacher of today will be moving from digital student to digital ...
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It's not just about the iPad or any other device.  Good instructional practices must be in place and the school principal must be an instructional leader that models technology integration when appropriate and effective.  This article will get you thinking.

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K-12 iPad Deployment Checklist

K-12 iPad Deployment Checklist | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
School has started for most of us around the country.  Alarm clocks are set, bleary-eyed kids stumble their way to class, and iPads are being handed out.  Just a typical day here at Eanes and many ...

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It is always nice to learn from those who have traveled the road before.  This is a very thoughtful list of administrative tasks to complete when beginning an iPad or 1:1 deployment.

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A Principal's Reflections: Taking Schools and Education to Another ...

A Principal's Reflections: Taking Schools and Education to Another ... | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
A Principal's Reflections. Education is a reflective practice. This blog provides my views on educational leadership, effective technology integration, best practices, and creating a student-centered learning culture.
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Five reasons why iPad and iPhone are THE choices for BYOD | ZDNet

Five reasons why iPad and iPhone are THE choices for BYOD | ZDNet | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Widespread corporate product buy-in isn’t easy to accomplish. In fact, it’s almost impossible to do so unless you have excellent products.
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iPad deployment: Backup/restore deployment strategy and steps

iPad deployment: Backup/restore deployment strategy and steps...
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Apple - The new iPad - It’s brilliant from the outside in.

Apple - The new iPad - It’s brilliant from the outside in. | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
iPad is a magical window where nothing comes between you and what you love. Now that experience is even more incredible with the new iPad.
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Can the iPad Really Replace Your Laptop?

Can the iPad Really Replace Your Laptop? | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Sure, there are tons of apps and ample reason for Mac lovers to ditch their laptops for the iPad. But, is it really the right choice?
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Children's Apps Need Privacy Policing, says FTC

Major companies like Apple and Google must do a better job of policing children's apps. This article shares related information.
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Dukane launches mobile charging carts for piles of iPads

Dukane launches mobile charging carts for piles of iPads | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Companies and schools that have bought into the whole iPad thing need a place to store and charge their tablets without running miles of extension...
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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology

Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board | Emerging Education Technology | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards.
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When It Comes To iOS Apps, IT Needs To Rethink Volume Purchasing | Cult of Mac

When It Comes To iOS Apps, IT Needs To Rethink Volume Purchasing | Cult of Mac | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Wondering how to deal with volume pricing on apps? This article gives you some good thoughts to consider.
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Education Technology: As Some Schools Plunge In, Poor Schools ...

Education Technology: As Some Schools Plunge In, Poor Schools ... | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
At a time when awareness of technology and its potential uses in school is growing nationally, this public high school of 550 often feels like a poster child for the so-called digital divide. ...
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School Tablets - Education & Student Tablet Computer Reviews

School Tablets - Education & Student Tablet Computer Reviews | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Bulk Purchase Discounts - Reasearch, Compare and Shop For The Best Tablets Designed For Academic Use @ SchoolTablets.org...
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Meeting Pad

Get Meeting Pad on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Have Technology Will Travel: Fishing for Good Classroom Apps

Have Technology Will Travel: Fishing for Good Classroom Apps | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it

Trying to figure what apps are best for your school? Jason Mammano has done a nice job providing some good resources here.

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Top 10 Things NOT to do in a 1:1 iPad Initiative

Top 10 Things NOT to do in a 1:1 iPad Initiative | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Part of the benefit of jumping forward with a 1:1 iPad deployment like we have tried is that we get the opportunity to impart knowledge to other districts looking to do a similar initiative. While ...
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Schools Abandon Textbooks To Go All iPad

Schools Abandon Textbooks To Go All iPad | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Apple says schools in more than 600 districts have bought iPads for all of their students. We meet one principal who decided to stop buying textbooks and use the devices instead.
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Mac App Store - Apple Configurator

Mac App Store - Apple Configurator | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Apple Configurator on the Mac App Store. Download Apple Configurator for [?] and enjoy it on your Mac.
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Texas District Sees iPads Easing Its Digital Divide

Texas District Sees iPads Easing Its Digital Divide | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
The McAllen Independent School District is trying to close its digital divide by distributing thousands of Apple tablet computers in a move that could make it the largest iPads program for students in the U.S.
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18 Stories of iPads in Education

18 Stories of iPads in Education | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
No doubt, iPads have been changing many classrooms the ways of teaching and learning. Do you like to learn some real stories of using iPads in education? Check out this post composed by www.onlineuniversities.com with 18 stories!
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FBISD approves $18 million iPad project

FBISD approves $18 million iPad project | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Despite the dissension of two board members, the FBISD School
Board of Trustees approved an $18 million project that would in
part replace student textbooks with iPads.
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My Guide to iPad Deployment in School | Creating Lifelong Learners

My Guide to iPad Deployment in School | Creating Lifelong Learners | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it

Almost two years ago to the day, I wrote a post, “The iPad: Why Teachers Should Care.” Flash forward to today, both of the schools I work at have purchased one iPad for each classroom...

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The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy — The Digital Shift | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it
Talk about a revolution. Since Amazon unveiled the first Kindle in 2007, digital devices have dramatically changed the way kids read and even think about books. But it’s less clear how ereaders and tablets will affect libraries and schools. As any librarian who’s dealt with ebook adoption can quickly tell you, “It’s complicated.”
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Burlington High School Principal's Blog: iPad Initiative Info.

Burlington High School Principal's Blog: iPad Initiative Info. | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it

Get an inside glimpse of what is going on at Burlington High School here.

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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad Deployment - Do Over.

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: #iPad Deployment - Do Over. | iPad for School Administrators | Scoop.it

At a recent regional technology directors' meeting, a few colleagues from a district set on deploying iPads in their District, asked a few questions that got me thinking about the following question:
If you had to deploy iPads starting soon, what would you do different from the way you did it in the past?

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