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21st Class USA | Where Technology Meets the Classroom

21st Class USA | Where Technology Meets the Classroom | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

The 21st Class Stand allows you to use an iPad 2 to its fullest potential by securing it in virtually any position to be used as a wireless document camera, web camera, video recorder, and more.


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Alternative iPad Browsers with tricks Safari can’t do

Alternative iPad Browsers with tricks Safari can’t do | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

"Here are three alternative browsers that I use regularly to perform tasks I think are necessary for educational use and general use that I can’t do using Apple’s default browser."


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Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation?

Does Our Current Education System Support Innovation? | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

We can’t just buy iPads (or any device), add water, and hope that strategy will usher schools to the leading edge of 21st century education.

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Most Schools Testing iPads, Rate Device Management As Biggest Hurdle

Most Schools Testing iPads, Rate Device Management As Biggest Hurdle | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

There are plenty of stories out there about schools that have already launched large-scale iPad programs or that are considering them for next year. Many U.S. school districts have yet to determine an iPad strategy, however, and are still moving forward cautiously.


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Asking "why" you want iPads is a critical question... - iPads in Education

Asking "why" you want iPads is a critical question... - iPads in Education | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

In his book Start with Why  and the accompanying TED talk, author Simon Sinek claims that we're all very clear about “what” we do.


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Student-Created Apps 4 Students - A Listly List

Student-Created Apps 4 Students - A Listly List | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it
Listly List - Student-Created Apps 4 Students - App Store - Grammar Dragon, App Store - Same Meaning Magic (Synonyms), App Store - Same Meaning Magic Part II, App Store - Spelling Cat, App Store - Opposite Ocean (Antonyms), App Store - Opposite Ocean...

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MB school iPad plan riles some

MB school iPad plan riles some | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

At Manhattan Beach Middle School this fall, the iPad will be as ubiquitous as the old-fashioned spiral notebook. But the leader of the teachers union is not nearly as enthusiastic.


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The Unsexy But Important Thing To Consider With iPads In The Classroom | Edudemic

The Unsexy But Important Thing To Consider With iPads In The Classroom | Edudemic | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

"Securing those expensive iPads should be one of the biggest things being discussed on sites like Edudemic every day. But it’s not. Lucky for us, the folks at Intellerum offered us some important insight into the world of iPad, Netbook, and other device security. Long story short, there’s a lot you probably don’t know about."


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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

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The Single iPad Classroom

The Single iPad Classroom | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

"Both of the schools I serve have “Single iPad Classrooms”. The teachers all have iPads, and, on one campus there is a mobile cart of 30 iPads that is shared on a check-out basis.


Teachers have had their iPads for a while, so I thought it would be interesting to find out how they are getting these in the hands of students. I created a survey in Google Forms (what did we do before Google Forms???)."


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I'm The iPad Guy: First Year Reflections

I'm The iPad Guy: First Year Reflections | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

I've left all the iPads locked up, prepped to iOS 5.1.1, only to find out that I'll likely have to update all of them to iOS 6 when I get back. Ah, the life of a 1:1 iPad technology coordinator.....I LOVE IT!


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5 Reasons to Evaluate your School iPad Program + Sample Evaluation Form

5 Reasons to Evaluate your School iPad Program + Sample Evaluation Form | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

Quality teaching instructs us that reflection and evaluation is vital in the development of ourselves as teachers. As teachers we reflect on our students daily – “Why did Nathan do this...


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iPad K12 Research

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Research on iPads in K12 (Want to learn more about iPads in K-12 education...check out this site: http://t.co/4wrwZGu6...)...


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iPad and Education – No Longer A Debate!

iPad and Education – No Longer A Debate! | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it
There is no longer a debate! If money was no object would a teacher want their students to have an iPad each? OF COURSE Even if they only used it to research a different perspective. Even if they o...
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8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook

8 Tools to Create an Irresistible Ebook | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it
These eight tools will make the experience of creating your first ebook painless and even fun.

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Introducing iPads to Aurora College / iPads and tablets / Mobile technologies / Technologies / enabling e-Learning - enabling eLearning

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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

When we think about ways the iPad has changed the world, our minds usually shoot to publishing, entertainment, or mobile communication.

 

For the community of people living with disabilities, the iPad may have broken even more ground. The iOS device is not only cool, but provides education, therapy and, of course, entertainment.


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Taking iPad art to schools - Arts & Leisure - Sleaford Standard

Taking iPad art to schools - Arts & Leisure - Sleaford Standard | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

A disabled iPad artist will soon be in classrooms across the region teaching digital art to young people after receiving arts funding.


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Rumored iPad Mini To Boost Education Sales | AMOG

Rumored iPad Mini To Boost Education Sales | AMOG | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

A new analysis suggests that Apple could be successful if they will release an iPad Mini.


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Why iPad?

Why iPad? | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it
Opportunity If you want to enhance learning for students then use an iPad. There, I’ve said it. Colours to the mast and no doubt scrutiny abounds. Whenever I find an issue there is a solution...
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How to Create Student Digital Portfolios Using Evernote

A basic screen cast of how to create and share digital portfolios using Evernote. What you will learn is how your students can create these digital portfolios in Evernote and share them with you.

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4 Apps for Children with Autism | Spark, the Kids+Creativity Network

4 Apps for Children with Autism | Spark, the Kids+Creativity Network | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

"Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders comprise a larger portion of the population than many people realize. In fact, one in every 88 children in the U.S. has an autistic spectrum disorder– a number that’s steadily increased in recent years. As it does, more and more families and educators are caring for children with autism. It’s a job that requires special knowledge and consideration, and many adults are turning to mobile apps for support. If you’re looking for an app to help the autistic child in you’re life, we’re here to help. Explore these 4 autism apps to help the children in your life learn and grow."


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Can the iPad help enhance reading in the classroom?

Can the iPad help enhance reading in the classroom? | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

The Problem with Reading Perhaps the biggest challenge for myself as an English and Media Studies teacher, and educators more broadly, is the constant fight against the steady decline of reading ab...

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Deploying iPads in schools

Deploying iPads in schools | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

Discussions about technology in just about every school eventually turn to whether the iPad is a worthwhile device to deploy to students. Reactions will vary widely from gushing to … whatever the extreme opposite of gushing is.


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New School Technology – 1:1 Teacher iPad Pilot

New School Technology – 1:1 Teacher iPad Pilot | Switch On - "iPads in everyday education" | Scoop.it

Since the introduction of the iPad, there are many who believe it can be a great tool for 1:1. And that can be true, there are a lot of reasons why the iPad is an ideal tool for 1:1 access for students.


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