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St. Paul schools plan iPad's role - and heed cautionary tales ...

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Even passionate advocates for classroom technology say that more often than not, districts are still rushing onto an $8 billion education technology market without a clear vision of their goals and a solid plan.
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Principal Uses Instagram for Class Lessons in Bid to Be More Tech-Savvy - DNAinfo

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Principal Uses Instagram for Class Lessons in Bid to Be More Tech-Savvy
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He's been in the school for the majority of his education career, and Boyle said he hopes to continue in the same location for the rest of it.
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Windows tablets go to school - TechRepublic

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Windows tablets go to school
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Once considered the sole domain of artists and students, Apple has made amazing inroads in the corporate space, with the iPad the undisputed leader in most boardrooms.
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I'm not sure I concur with their reasoning, but I do applaud their decision to do something

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Dale Jr. helps accelerate learning - Statesville Record & Landmark

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Dale Jr. helps accelerate learning Statesville Record & Landmark Shepherd Elementary School received a much-needed technology boost from the country's most popular NASCAR driver earlier this month -- iPad Airs for each staff member and a classroom...
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Music majors encouraged to purchase iPads with red2go initiative - Daily Nebraskan

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Music majors encouraged to purchase iPads with red2go initiative Daily Nebraskan One semester into the music school's new red2go initiative, professors said they're seeing success with the push for all music majors purchase or rent an iPad for...
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Animating Your Classroom - iPads in Education

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"how do we set up the iPad to maximize the lighting and minimize shadow". Other discussions related to the analysis and presentation of the educational content - "what are the important stages in the life cycle of salmon?
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Why Chromebooks Are Beating MacBooks - Mashable

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Chromebooks are typically priced between $199 and $299, so budget-strapped education systems see these devices as a tremendous opportunity to bring cheap laptops into the classroom.
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Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads - MindShift (blog)

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The following is the second of a series of excerpts from Gliksman's book iPad in Education for Dummies. We tend to ...
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Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School? - MindShift (blog)

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The following is the third of a series of excerpts from Gliksman's book iPad in Education for Dummies.
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Holocaust education? There's an app for that - The Times of Israel

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Multiple Intelligences and the iPad

Collaborative presentation for the GERA (Georgia Educational Research Association) Conference in October 2011

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LA School Gives iPads To Students; Students Hack Protection; School Freaks ... - Techdirt

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LA School Gives iPads To Students; Students Hack Protection; School Freaks Out And Halts iPad Program.
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Digital Natives Looking to Unplug, Connect - Scientific American (blog)

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Scientific American (blog) Digital Natives Looking to Unplug, Connect Scientific American (blog) But given the emphasis that the education world is placing on incorporating technology as much as possible into our classrooms, we thought that this...
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Successful iPad Integration in Preschool Literacy Instruction - Reading Today Online

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Successful iPad Integration in Preschool Literacy Instruction Reading Today Online While some educators have negative stances toward using technology in preschool classrooms (Cordes & Miller, 2000), others argue that using iPads can be an effective...
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Tech-ifying learning? Teacher knows best - Al Jazeera America

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Second grade teacher Heather Black works with Ingrid Soracco, 7, right, on her e-book assignment using an iPad at Jamestown Elementary School in Arlington, Va., on Nov.
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Technology allows Florence schools individualized reading lessons - SCNow

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Technology allows Florence schools individualized reading lessons
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Third-grade Delmae Elementary student Brayden Greene begins reading aloud to a Francis Marion University education student via Skype on an iPad on Thursday in his classroom.
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Splashtop Expands its Education Suite with Splashtop Classroom - Allowing ... - PR Web (press release)

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Apple Releases Mac 30th Anniversary Promo Video Shot Entirely on iPhone - PadGadget

Apple Releases Mac 30th Anniversary Promo Video Shot Entirely on iPhone
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... with iPad devices, using the iPhone to communicate with electronic prosthetics, and more.
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4 Signs Your School Isn't Quite Ready for iPads in the Classroom

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ipads in the classroom Over three years ago Apple unveiled the iPad. This portable device had a bigger impact than we could have ever expected. Looking back at 2013, iPad integration was a huge trend in schools everywhere.
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Vacation Reading: 9 Great Education Articles From 2013 - The Atlantic

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The Los Angeles Unified School District suspended its iPad rollout after students hacked the devices.
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The MPAA is Turning to Elementary Schools to Win the Anti-Piracy Fight - PolicyMic

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Also notable is that this anti-piracy initiative is taking root in Los Angeles, the site of an epic iPad fail earlier this season.
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Apple's iPad 2 Theory? If They Still Buy It, We'll Keep On Selling It - AppAdvice

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In short, folks are still purchasing Apple's second-generation iPad, CIRP explains.
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Tech happens: When tablets and schools don't mix - GeekWire

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Tech happens: When tablets and schools don't mix
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Memo to Microsoft: When it comes to Surface tablets in the classroom, be careful what you wish for. Because you might ...
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Rock Hill teachers learn how to teach better - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

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The Herald | HeraldOnline.com Rock Hill teachers learn how to teach better The Herald | HeraldOnline.com Mount Gallant Elementary teachers (from left) Lee Powers, Austin Hood and Kasey Norton work together on a glossary activity on their iPads...
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New problems surface in LA Unified's iPad program - Los Angeles Times

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New problems surface in LA Unified's iPad program Los Angeles Times Is that a case of lousy students, bad teaching, uninspired software or a failure to fully appreciate the challenge of convincing students the tablets are for education rather than...
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Beyond hardware, this suggests an apparent lack of preparation and an unhealthy amount of trust in a vendor's solutions as teacher-student- ready. No support, no training, no wonder.

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