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iPads and Text Types – a match made in heaven!

iPads and Text Types – a match made in heaven! | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Some people have asked me “how do I integrate the iPad into my English classes?” I respond by providing some iPad related tasks that link and work well with the text types...

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iPad Boy

Mathias, 23 months...Coming to a classroom near you in about three years. Are our schools ready for this?

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Preparing a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot Program

Preparing a 1-to-1 iPad Pilot Program | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

This is Part 1 of a multi-part article regarding iPad Pilot Programs. An increasingly popular discussion topic in schools today is the idea of implementing a 1-to-1 program for students and staff using iPads


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Chromebook Chronicles - A School District Phases in 1:1 Computing

The 1 TWO 1 computing initiative is an integral part of the Richland Two Story. Using technology, students will inquire and explore their world. Transformative technologies will ignite a joy of learning in our students and inspire them to become 21st century learners. Students will work collaboratively on authentic problem and project-based activities which enhance creativity, critical thinking, communication, and problem solving. Through personalized, authentic and collaborative experiences, our students will develop the skills to prepare them for a future that we can only imagine.

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The Innovative Educator: Using Cell Phones to Support Student Engagement & Achievement in Speaking and Listening

The Innovative Educator: Using Cell Phones to Support Student Engagement & Achievement in Speaking and Listening | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

GREAT ideas here for using cell phones in learning!

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Ways to Evaluate Educational Apps | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Rubrics & Checklists to help evaluate whether an app is right for your teaching & learning purposes.
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Texting 1, 2, 3: Schools Test ‘Bring Your Own Technology’ Programs | Techland | TIME.com

Texting 1, 2, 3: Schools Test ‘Bring Your Own Technology’ Programs | Techland | TIME.com | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
As protesters took to the streets yesterday to protest the inequality of wealth, two computer scientists in Portland, Oregon are protesting the inequality of resources in schools.
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Ahead of The Curve: In Maine, Educators Say, 1:1 Laptops Must Come With Training in Digital Ethics | Common Sense Media

Ahead of The Curve: In Maine, Educators Say, 1:1 Laptops Must Come With Training in Digital Ethics | Common Sense Media | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
The word “vision” comes up a lot when people talk about Jeff Mao. The Learning Technology Policy Director for Maine’s Department of Education, M...
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Top 10 Things NOT to do in a 1:1 iPad Initiative

Top 10 Things NOT to do in a 1:1 iPad Initiative | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Part of the benefit of jumping forward with a 1:1 iPad deployment like we have tried is that we get the opportunity to impart knowledge to other districts looking to do a similar initiative. While ...
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Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Feedback Requested - #iPad Launch Proposal

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: Feedback Requested - #iPad Launch Proposal | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Very detailed proposal. Author is currently looking for feedback...

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School Districts Allow Cellphones, Mobile Device Use On Campus

School Districts Allow Cellphones, Mobile Device Use On Campus | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
It's lunch time at Bullard High School -- a prime opportunity for students to text, check Facebook and browse the Internet.
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PD, PD, PD! Train Your Teachers Before Deploying More iPads!

PD, PD, PD! Train Your Teachers Before Deploying More iPads! | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Technology teacher training must go beyond how to turn-on a device with a brief overview familiarization of its features and apps. It must also include teaching “behavior changing” strategies and techniques to be truly effective in the transition to a 21st century digital learning model. The correct answer to overcoming technology obsolesce… make teacher professional development a key part of every technology purchase!


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5 Tips to Prepare Teachers for 1:1 iPad Projects | Terice T. Schneider's Digital Home

After talking to many of my colleagues over the last few days, I realize there are many schools looking at some version of iPad deployment and they want to do it right. In order for the iPad to be a great learning tool, you’ll need your teachers fully committed to it. It requires time and effort to prepare teachers for such a deployment, so make sure you have staff in place to do it.
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EdX: The Future of Online Education is Now

"Online education is the single biggest change in education since the printing press." Think how mobile learners will be able to leverage this! 

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6 Steps for Increasing Student Access with BYOD

A Minnesota K–12 technology integration specialist shares how his district turned a lackluster one-to-one initiative into a successful bring-your-own program.
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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Wireless Mirroring from iPad to PC Now a Reality with AirServer

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Wireless Mirroring from iPad to PC Now a Reality with AirServer | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Windows users now have a way to wirelessly mirror iPad and iPhone to their computers with AirSe...
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Project Chromebook Blog

Project Chromebook Blog | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

A sixty-day experiment documenting classroom life in the Cloud: two Northfield Community School (NCS) fourth grade teachers (Mrs. Shenkus & Mrs. Gibson) explore the use of Google Chromebooks across the curriculum. Project Manager: Mr. Jarrett, K-4 Technology Facilitator.

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Smart Notebook App for Ipad Announced | The Whiteboard Blog

Smart Notebook App for Ipad Announced | The Whiteboard Blog | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
From this summer, teachers and students will be able to use SMART Notebook software on an iPad using the SMART Notebook app.
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50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | ZDNet

50 resources for iPad use in the classroom | ZDNet | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate iPads into the classroom.
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One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives

One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
“Bring your own device” programs have transformed the way schools are delivering technology services to students. Adopters share what they’ve learned and predict what’s coming next.
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iPad productivity apps - Matt Gemmell

iPad productivity apps - Matt Gemmell | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

Although this blog posts addresses apps for working and traveling, the apps also look good for use in education.


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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Home

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Home | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Mobile Learning blog, podcast, and links. Tony Vincent focuses on podcasts, netbooks, iPods, iPhones, and iPad.
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Schools Embrace Power and Potential of Mobile Technologies [Infographic]

Schools Embrace Power and Potential of Mobile Technologies [Infographic] | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
T-Mobile highlights statistics on technology and how schools plan to invest in the future. I wonder if the predicion of 100% usage of mobile tech and ebooks in the next four years will hold true?
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Handheld learning in Physical Education

Handheld learning in Physical Education | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it

This blog from the UK gives practical ideas for using handheld technology in P.E. Nice to see ideas from outside of the core academic subjects!

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Android 4 Schools

Android 4 Schools | Mobile Learning in PK-16 & Beyond... | Scoop.it
Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers blogs here about Android devices and apps for use in education.
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