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E-Learning: Infographic

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“What does it take to build successful e-learning? [infographic] (What does it take to build successful e-learning?”
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Word Sense

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“ Word Sense is a dictionary, thesaurus, and valuable tool for matching thoughts to words. Explore word meanings and relationships.”
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10 things I love about using iPad's in my classroom

10 things I love about using iPad's in my classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
“Introducing one-to-one iPad's into classrooms has become one of the hottest topics of conversation. I thought I would share with you the benefits I see of this new form of technology in schools. Th...”
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appsbypaulhamilton: 3 things students should be doing on iPads

appsbypaulhamilton: 3 things students should be doing on iPads | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"My primary job is advising and coaching teachers to use technology in effective ways in classrooms. iPads as a technological tool in classrooms is a major part of this job. Researching effective Apps, encouraging teachers to look for connections between the curriculums and integration of these amazing devices are just 2 aspects of my job that are both challenging and incredible rewarding."
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School Districts Force Students to Downgrade iPads to iOS 6

School Districts Force Students to Downgrade iPads to iOS 6 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
“ It seems Apple's iOS 7 has removed supervisor capabilities, causing a real problem for school districts everywhere that rely on iPads as part of curriculum.”
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The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education - Emerging EdTech

The Many Benefits of Using iBooks in Education - Emerging EdTech | iPads in Education | 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 materials demands for teaching and learning were a bone of contention. For school administrations, textbooks and supplementary materials are a giant money pit; for teachers, generating endless handouts is a time-sink, and for students, organizing — and carrying — reams of xeroxed sheets and monumental textbooks is cumbersome, to say the least."
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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
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We Are Teachers - 10 DOs and DON'Ts for a Successful One-to-One Classroom

We Are Teachers - 10 DOs and DON'Ts for a Successful One-to-One Classroom | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"Each morning, when Laura Rahn’s class of fourth grade students entered their classroom at Mountainview Elementary School in Loudoun County, VA, they got their laptops from the charging station, completed their daily math fluency practice, and checked EdModo for the day’s instructions. The laptops “didn’t replace me or become the full instruction for the day,” says Rahn, “they were an additional learning tool.” If your school has yet to implement a laptop program like Rahn’s, it may be on the horizon. More and more classrooms are going one-to-one, says Bob Berry, vice president of business development with Troxell Communications, as districts invest in web-based learning platforms and devices."
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good points all round, particularly not assuming your students are digital natives
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Students Are 'Hacking' Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them - The Atlantic

Students Are 'Hacking' Their School-Issued iPads: Good for Them - The Atlantic | iPads in Education | Scoop.it
"Almost immediately after receiving their new school-issued iPads this fall, students in Indiana and in California (and probably elsewhere) managed to bypass the security on the devices, “hacking” them for “non-schoolwork” purposes: listening to music, checking Facebook, surfing the web."
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