"In a response to a well written and thoughtful post that I recently read by @jmcconville1000, "Why the iPad is bad for education", I felt compelled to respond from my personal experience of rolling out a cart of 30 iPads in a shared high school...
ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 4, 2012 -- Educators say algebra phobias vanish and test scores improve with the new iPad app from Borenson and Associates at. ... “This app takes into account the different learning styles that students have,” she added.
School Computers to Be Replaced by School iPads in 2016 ... Back іn February Georgia Senate President pro tem Tommie Williams proposed a plan to replace conventional textbooks in middle schools with thе iPad.
In 2011, the poster child of digital education was the Khan Academy, Sal Khan’s brainchild of over 3,000 lessons, but a new star is emerging for 2012 that’s taking Khan’s approach to the crowd. It’s a free whiteboard app called ShowMe that will currently play 1.5 million teacher-produced lessons ...
If you’re a fan of Angry Birds and physics, you’ve probably already thought about how it’s actually an educational tool that’s helping inform students about how physics work. From gravity to force to wind resistance, the app has it all.
College graduates around the world are struggling to find work. Yet there's a ton of jobs still open. What's the problem? The skills gap is widening and colleges are starting to make some drastic changes to close it.
The new app, AppStar Picks, offers a wide selection of the best apps for kids and includes storybook apps, educational games, speech pathology and more great apps for toddlers to middle school. And it's free to download ...
As a new teacher, it’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to create motivating lessons while managing the responsibilities within the classroom. Luckily, a relatively new social network is here to help!
See what your friends are reading. Keep track of what you have read and organize your books into virtual bookshelves. Join a book club to discuss your favorite books. A better way to find good books to read!
Have you “flipped” yet? My colleagues have this week; it’s PSSA week in Pennsylvania (PSSAs are standardized tests.). That’s not the flipped I meant, however. I meant, have you flipped your classroom yet?
"In the next few weeks these 5th grade students are going to be focusing on photography to accompany their writing with both their classroom teacher as well as with me during Technology. The remarkable thing about having only 30 minutes to introduce this very large topic with my students but doing so with iPads, is that all 29 5th graders are sitting on the rug in front of me with a camera, digital darkroom, and publishing suite resting on their laps!"
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