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iOS 9, thoroughly reviewed

iOS 9, thoroughly reviewed | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Apple gives the iPad a lot of love as iOS goes back into spit-and-polish mode.

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3 reasons why the iPad is so popular with schools

3 reasons why the iPad is so popular with schools | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
An oft-levelled criticism of iPads in education is that…
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Preschool kids can have fun building the crucial life skill of self-regulation, research shows

Preschool kids can have fun building the crucial life skill of self-regulation, research shows | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
An Oregon State University study indicates that teaching children self-control and other executive functions can result in academic and other gains later in life.
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Asks great questions of how digital citizenship can help support 21st century learning and life skills for the future.

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Changes to Google Drive on an iPad

Changes to Google Drive on an iPad | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Google has made some changes to the way the Google Drive app works. If you are a teacher using iPads, you might find this information helpful.
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iPads in schools: The right way to do it | Macworld

iPads in schools: The right way to do it | Macworld | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles public school district's troubled iPad rollout has been billed as a security fail, but experienced educators say that locking down iPads isn't the answer.
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Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Schools have begun to recognize the importance of multimedia use in education.
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Back to School with iPads: 5 Steps for the First 5 Days

Back to School with iPads: 5 Steps for the First 5 Days | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
School is just about to start, or has already started, and you have been armed with iPads for this year. Whether your students will be 1:1 or you have access to a handful of shared devices, the expec
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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

As mobile learning becomes more and more prevalent, we must find effective ways to leverage mobile tools in the classroom. As always, the tool must fit the need. Mobile learning can create both the tool and the need. With safe and specific structures, mobile learning tools can harness the excitement of technology with the purpose of effective instruction. Using QR codes for instruction is one example of this.

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The Myth of Average

The Myth of Average | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Todd Rose's brilliant talk at TEDxSonoma expands on a startlingly simple point: When you design for the average, you design for no-one. He suggests instead we to need design for the extremes and new advances in technology allow us to do just that...

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iPads and the Common Core Standards

iPads and the Common Core Standards | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself. ― Galileo One of the big questions I am repeatedly asked is about using iPads and implementing Common Core State Stand...
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The Early Results Of An iPad Classroom Are In. - Edudemic

The Early Results Of An iPad Classroom Are In. - Edudemic | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
I’ve never observed anything else that has had the impact on teacher personal learning like an iPad classroom.
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Teachers say iPad project is engaging students

Teachers say iPad project is engaging students | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
A pilot program that put iPads into the hands of Wausau School District eighth-graders and students at Franklin Elementary School shows early signs of success, educators say.
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The Bartin Bunch: iPads on a Field Trip?

The Bartin Bunch: iPads on a Field Trip? | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

This week we had an experiment as we took our iPads off campus for the first time. We took our Minis on a field trip to Litzsinger Road Ecology Center. I have to admit, this venture made me nervous, as I even had a dream about an iPad falling into the creek. 

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iPad vs PC: typing speeds for students

iPad vs PC: typing speeds for students | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Typing is often a strange sort of battleground when dis…
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Fascinating... the value of learning to type on a keyboard is still very relevant, however we as teachers must adapt to this ever evolving mobile world.

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3 (more) reasons why schools are choosing iPads

3 (more) reasons why schools are choosing iPads | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In my first post in this series I started by explaining…
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iTunes U update will bring course creation and student discussion to iPad app

iTunes U update will bring course creation and student discussion to iPad app | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Apple today announced an update to iTunes U that'll bring a new course creation tool and support for student discussion to the iPad version of the iTunes
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The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads

The Dos and Don'ts for Integrating iPads | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
"Put your wands away!" Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter stories would tell the students at the beginning of each class. After a few classes when Professor Umbridge would make the announcement
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Teacher Experience and Expectations for the 1:1 Elementary Classroom

Teacher Experience and Expectations for the 1:1 Elementary Classroom | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In my last two posts, I detailed the iPad initiatives at Burlington High School. I talked about what we learned after a year of a 1:1 iPad environment and dispelled some myths surrounding iPads in ed
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6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School

6 Things We Know for Sure with iPads in School | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Wondering what will happen if your school brings iPads into the classroom? Is your district discussing the purchase of iPads as opposed to laptops? Here at Bellevue Public Schools in Bellevue, Nebras
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Excellent Classroom Poster Featuring 10 iPad Usage Rules ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Classroom Poster Featuring 10 iPad Usage Rules ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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AirDrop Is Now Baked Into iOS 7

AirDrop Is Now Baked Into iOS 7 | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sharing is getting just a little bit easier in iOS 7 with the addition of AirDrop. Just like in the latest versions of Mac OS X, you'll be able to share photos, contacts, notes and the like over a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi network or over Bluetooth.
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4 Steps to Managing Your 1:1 Classroom

4 Steps to Managing Your 1:1 Classroom | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Managing a 1:1 classroom can be challenging. Here are four lessons I learned the hard way that help my 1:1 classroom to now run like clockwork.

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Tim Yenca's curator insight, February 22, 2013 10:59 AM
Great Article from a high school teacher perspective! However, I don't complete agree with a statement in #3, "if you have trouble with it [app] the students will too". That is not always the case from my experience. Other than that, this article provides excellent advice for the teacher in a 1:1 learning environment.
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Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students

Using Technology to Reach Unreachable Students | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The iPad made a transformation in John's learning demeanor. Where once his attitude blared, "I dare you to teach me!" now it screams, " Teach me more!
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Paint or Paint App? Value of Creating Digital Vs. Traditional Art | MindShift

Paint or Paint App? Value of Creating Digital Vs. Traditional Art  | MindShift | iPads in the Classroom | Scoop.it

While it may be easy to imagine how iPads can support classroom studies with reading, history, or science, some of the most groundbreaking — and creative — work with digital tools may be happening in arts classes. Schools using iPads are incorporating them in art and music classes, too — and not only as tools for measuring and remembering, but for creating as well.

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