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School district approves iPads for students

School district approves iPads for students | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
The school board Tuesday night unanimously approved plans to purchase 10,720 Apple iPad tablet computers for all high school students and teachers next school year.
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One Tablet Per Child: Technology Making a Difference in 3rd World

One Tablet Per Child: Technology Making a Difference in 3rd World | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

It will be very interesting to watch where this experiment goes...children in the 3rd world learning to read with no direct interaction from anyone who is an educator or even literate...

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The Cost Of Distrust - Reflections on Questioning of an iPad Initiative

The Cost Of Distrust - Reflections on Questioning of an iPad Initiative | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Last month, I had the benefit of sitting in on a Superintendent’s luncheon at our Spring TEC-SIG meeting. They shared stories of issues they were dealing with and having to overcome in their spec...
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BYOD: What the people think - Interesting perspectives from folks in the business world...

BYOD: What the people think - Interesting perspectives from folks in the business world... | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
The readers of ZDNet are by-and-large a bright bunch, and comments on a recent article about BYOD shed light on how it works and what to expect in the...
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Welcoming Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Welcoming Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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LEAP Initiative – Proposed Phasing in of 1:1 iPads for K-12

LEAP Initiative – Proposed Phasing in of 1:1 iPads for K-12 | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Here’s a slideshare version of a presentation that we’ve been sharing with faculty and community this last few weeks.   We spend a little bit of time on research as well as the idea of...
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Hull University studies impact of iPads on students' learning

Hull University studies impact of iPads on students' learning | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
RESEARCHERS at the University of Hull are carrying out the biggest study of its kind into the impact technology such as iPads could have in schools.The university has been working with eight schools...
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Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips

Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Just when I think I know a lot of about Apple's iOS, someone shows me a clever feature, setting, o...


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Is Total Gadget Immersion Good or Bad for Kids? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Total Gadget Immersion Good or Bad for Kids? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Tablets and smartphones are playing greater and greater roles in the lives of kids -- but is that good? This infographic sheds some light.
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Disruption is Good | Network.Ed

Disruption is Good | Network.Ed | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

"Mobile devices are the next logical step. Perhaps the fact that pupils never forget to bring their phones to lessons but often forget their text books is a signal to us all that teaching in the 2010s is a very different business to teaching in the 1960s. A signal that we would be ill-advised to disregard so out of hand."

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Inevitability and Implications | BYOT? Bring it on

Moving to BYOT/BYOD will impact the teaching and learning culture at your school.
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iPad Note Taking: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide

iPad Note Taking: iPad/iPhone Apps AppGuide | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Take Notes WIth These Apps On Your iPad...
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Chromebooks and BYOD Success in Education -- THE Journal

Chromebooks and BYOD Success in Education -- THE Journal | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Richland School District Two is adopting Chromebooks and BYOD as part of their 1 to 1 Computing Initiative.
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MIT Students Create The Future With An iPad And A Glove a la Tony Stark

MIT Students Create The Future With An iPad And A Glove a la Tony Stark | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Virtual object manipulation...hard to describe...you have to watch!
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A Quick Guide To Managing A Classroom Full Of iPads Sponsored by Datamation

A Quick Guide To Managing A Classroom Full Of iPads Sponsored by Datamation | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Managing iPads in the classroom. Sponsored by Datamation Systems.


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Students Speak About SJSD Project Connect

Students share experiences with iPads....
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iPad, Tablets: Hot Trend is Still No Match For Laptops - Latest News

iPad, Tablets: Hot Trend is Still No Match For Laptops - Latest News | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Some analysts have recently predicted that sales of Apple's iPad and assorted other tablets -- such as the Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the Acer Iconia Tab -- will eventually outpace that of laptops.
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APPs: It’s an Education! | Royal Reports

APPs: It’s an Education! | Royal Reports | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Good ideas for parents and teachers to network with each other to find apps for learning.
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5 Smartphone (Mobile Learning) Concerns

As I have been using smartphones in my classes, presenting about it,  writing about it, and reading about it, I have some concerns. 1. Why limit mobile learning  to lower-level drill and kill act...
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Creative Apps To Use With Students On The iPad

Creative Apps To Use With Students On The iPad | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Listly List - Creative Apps To Use With Students On The iPad 

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Princeton ISD BYOT Policy Handbook

Quite thorough!

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The complete 1-to-1 laptop or iPad pre-deployment survey | Technology with Intention

The complete 1-to-1 laptop or iPad pre-deployment survey | Technology with Intention | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
"Last Thursday was a great day of professional development as 30 educators from around the Northwest visited Westside's iPad Open House. This was an opportunity for IT directors, teachers and administrators to see students in action and learn about the process of deploying a 1-to-1 iPad program."
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Story Kit and the iPad: It’s Not Just a Toy

Story Kit and the iPad: It’s Not Just a Toy | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Kindergartners in Mrs. Isom’s class use their Camp Think -A-Lot Blog and Story Kit on the iPads to write for a global audience and they can’t wait each day to see who in the world has read their blog.

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Ridiculously awesome iPad tips and tricks | Digital Crave - Yahoo!

Ridiculously awesome iPad tips and tricks | Digital Crave - Yahoo! | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
From the blog Digital Crave: Think you know your Apple tablet inside and out?
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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
When we talk about using cell phones in class, we’re not just talking about using cell phones in class.
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