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Following the iPad's emergence in the elementary classroom
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Middle School Math HD iPad App Review - DailyAppShow

Middle School Math HD featured on the daily app show!

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School shuns Apple servers for Windows

For a self-described "Mac person" working as a technology manager in a college preparatory school that had been a "Mac school" for as long as he could remember, it was a hard thing to have to face but he said it out loud: "Apple never took enterprise computing seriously," says a somewhat disillusioned Adam Gerson, co-director of technology at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in New York City.

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Valley school district plan gives students iPad

A Rio Grande Valley school district plans to equip every one of its students with an Apple iPad, rolling ahead with a digitally enhanced curriculum effort that's among the largest of its type in the nation.

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Educator honoured for iPad project

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A Timmins educator has been honoured for incorporating new technology in the classroom.

 

Ted Weltz, principal of O'Gorman Intermediate Catholic School, saw an educational opportunity and formed a partnership with Dr. David Booth and Ph.D. candidate Tina Benevides from Nipissing University. He witnessed results that benefitted his students.

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Watchung Hills Teachers Integrating iPad, Technology Into Daily Lessons

Watchung Hills Teachers Integrating iPad, Technology Into Daily Lessons | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

“The curriculum is moving to more of an electronic format. Within the next 10 years, books will be electronic.” That was the opinion of Michael D’Alessio, 13-year member, and now director of Mathematics and Instructional Technology at Watchung Hills Regional High School.

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Middle School Math for iPad to get enhancements

Middle School Math for iPad to get enhancements | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Canadian-based Interactive Elementary today announced plans to add two additional modules to Middle School Math, its flagship educational application for Apple’s iPad.

 

Ontario teacher Dave Brown, who doubles as the company's president, explains the app is already being utilized in 21st century classrooms throughout the world.

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Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Let's Use the Hashtag #iosedapp for Tweets with Educational iPad/iPhone/iPod Apps

Tony Vincent's Learning in Hand - Blog - Let's Use the Hashtag #iosedapp for Tweets with Educational iPad/iPhone/iPod Apps | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it
In March 2010 I proposed that educators use the Twitter hashtag #edapp to make it easy for other...

 

...I now propose using the hashtag #iosedapp when mentioning apps or lists of apps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.


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One Wyoming school district says, "One iPad per child."

Meet a school district and its pioneers who break with the widely held public school tradition of selling students short on education and technology.

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The evolution of education in Webster County

The evolution of education in Webster County | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Webster County schools have changed a lot in the past 150 years and as technology continues to revolutionize education, schools continue to change. Once, blackboards were made from pine lumbercovered with egg whites and charred potatoes.

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Computers In Class Another Legacy Of Steve Jobs

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When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died this past week, some of the most heartfelt online tributes came from educators and students.

 

Apple helped pioneer the use of computers in schools back in the 1980s with the graphical interface of the Macintosh. These days, it's the iPad that's the hot trend in education and Jobs' education legacy is growing with the popularity of mobile devices in the classroom.

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Students will learn from iPad 2s instead of textbooks at Pasco school

Students will learn from iPad 2s instead of textbooks at Pasco school | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

By Jeffrey S. Solochek, Times Staff Writer
In Print: Friday, August 19, 2011

 

WESLEY CHAPEL — From a tiny classroom off the media center at Wiregrass Ranch High School came laughter, buzzy whispering and shouts of, "This is so cool!"

 

These 25 freshmen were the lucky ones chosen for a pilot program providing students with iPads instead of textbooks. The students picked up the devices Thursday and spent time taking pictures, exploring maps and playing with the many functions.

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