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'Significant and positive impact' of iPads at Longfield

'Significant and positive impact' of iPads at Longfield | Shift Education | Scoop.it
The first large-scale use of iPads for learning in UK schools a already a success, says report (RT @Folmerica: “Significant and positive impact of the iPad” in education.)...
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Santillana Invests €20m in Brazilian iPad Curriculum

Santillana Invests €20m in Brazilian iPad Curriculum | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Santillana is investing 20 million euros to provide schools in Brazil with a special teaching curriculum based on the iPad called Uno. 

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Little Falls publishing company caters to educational e-books

Little Falls publishing company caters to educational e-books | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Technology can be life altering. Jim Norwood, a 49-year-old former high school English teacher, knows that well. More than a decade ago, he co-founded Atomic Learning, an online training solution for teachers.
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Free latops and tablets for UP students

Free latops and tablets for UP students | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Free latops and tablets for UP students.  The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to give free laptops and computer tablets to students in the the state who pass the high school and intermediate examinations in 2012.

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SmartTech Roundup: Tablets, Blended Learning, STEM

SmartTech Roundup: Tablets, Blended Learning, STEM | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Google unveiled its Nexus tablet, coming in at $199, specs reveal both an 8GB and 16 GB option for the 7-in Jelly-Bean-powered tablet.

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Bill Gates dismisses tablets in education

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Bill Gates dismisses tablets in education.  Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates thinks that tablets do not meet the needs of education.

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SD Unified Purchases 26000 iPads For District Students

SD Unified Purchases 26000 iPads For District Students | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Applications are already available for tablets like the iPad, but iBooks turn reading, writing and arithmetic into an interactive experience.

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Toshiba Announces Availability of Back to School Line-up

Toshiba Announces Availability of Back to School Line-up | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Toshiba Announces Availability of Back to School Line-up.  Not only will they be able to pick between a laptop, Ultrabook(TM), tablet and ...

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Showbie’s E-Learning Platform Gives Teachers and Students a Virtual Assignment Workflow

Showbie’s E-Learning Platform Gives Teachers and Students a Virtual Assignment Workflow | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Edmonton-based startup Showbie, which recently launched to the public, is hoping to provide a solution for teachers and students as technology becomes more integrated into classrooms.
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MOCA replaces textbooks with tablets

MOCA replaces textbooks with tablets | Shift Education | Scoop.it

MOCA replaces textbooks with tablets.  He said MOCA was designed for an 'Education Tab World' without physical textbooks, where teachers assign, distribute, receive assignments and grade on a tablet computer.

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Tablets To Overtake Notebooks By 2016 As The Most Popular Mobile ‘PC’

Tablets To Overtake Notebooks By 2016 As The Most Popular Mobile ‘PC’ | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Tablets, and specifically the iPad from Apple, have been one of the big drivers for growth in mobile in the last couple of years, but figures out today from NPD indicate that their popularity is going to get even bigger. 

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Pressmart launches tablet-based education solution

Pressmart launches tablet-based education solution | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Online publishing provider Pressmart Monday announced the launch of MOCA (Mobile Learning Classroom Application), a paperless, tablet based end-to-end solution for schools.
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Tablets Continue To Shake Things Up In Education

Tablets Continue To Shake Things Up In Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it

With regards to the education market, the Nexus 7 may have some big advantages over the Kindle Fire and the current Nook tablet (it is impossible to say, at this point, what the B&N/Microsoft venture will bring).

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moblearn: an agent for change: Top m-learning reports of 2012

moblearn: an agent for change: Top m-learning reports of 2012 | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Useful links on trends in mobile: Top m-learning reports of 2012 http://t.co/iaTWcM60...

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Six ideas for teachers when launching an iPad deployment

Six ideas for teachers when launching an iPad deployment | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Here are six pieces of advice I would pass on to anyone leading the Teaching and Learning side of an iPad deployment. I’ve learned as much from our successes as our shortcomings and hope you find this helpful.

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Kenya's Kids & Kindles: Mobile Technology Brings Education to Rural Africa

Kenya's Kids & Kindles: Mobile Technology Brings Education to Rural Africa | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Technology, it is said, has turned the world into a global village. In Africa, modern technology-especially mobile devices like e-readers-is changing almost every facet of human life more than on any other technology anywhere in the world.

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Datawind readies new Aakash tablet, but delays remain for India

Datawind readies new Aakash tablet, but delays remain for India | Shift Education | Scoop.it

India's Aakash tablet may have been a disaster since its launch last year, but there is now hope in the news

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New Lightspeed Mobile Device Management

New Lightspeed Mobile Device Management | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Integrated with the Lightspeed Mobile Filter and My Big Campus, the Lightspeed Mobile Device Management solution makes mobile learning safe 

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VINCI 7-Inch Touchscreen Mobile Learning Tablet (8GB) | kindle-children-books

VINCI 7-Inch Touchscreen Mobile Learning Tablet (8GB) | kindle-children-books | Shift Education | Scoop.it
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Empowered mobile learning: iDHSB - The story of two teenage boys who solved a problem "just in time"

Empowered mobile learning: iDHSB - The story of two teenage boys who solved a problem "just in time" | Shift Education | Scoop.it

How two teenagers built a viable business by solving a problem in mobile learning: iDHSB http://t.co/0JfKAtxP...)...

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One Tablet Per Child?

One Tablet Per Child? | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Sixth-graders from the Wayland-Cohocton Middle School in New York train on Toshiba tablets, which the school won in a 2010 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes. Tablets have come a long way ...

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