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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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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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iPad learning for Mount Isa students - Local News - News - General - North West Star

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AT the slide of a finger, St Kieran's Primary School Year 6 students are now learning via iPad technology, thanks to a $14,500 school grant.

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Educator honoured for iPad project

Educator honoured for iPad project | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

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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Midlands middle school goes paperless

Midlands middle school goes paperless | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Some parents in Richland School District Two concerned about the use of iPads in the classrooms.  WACH-Fox got a few calls and emails from parents concerned their kids were using the iPads for more than just educational instruction.

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Second-graders to teach iPad use

Fifteen young Ludington children will teach about 300 Michigan school superintendents how to use iPads during a conference in Traverse City Thursday.


Most of the children were in kindergarten — six — or second grade — five — last year when they used the iPads during lessons throughout the year. The other four are second-graders this year and are using the iPads this year.

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Middle School Math Just Got FUN!

Middle School Math Just Got FUN! | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Middle School Math was never supposed to be fun but now it can be with the new iPad app by the same name! Watch our video-review to see why you will want it for YOUR child!

 

Developed by Interactive Elementary, Middle School Math was designed to offer opportunities for student engagement at every turn. Stretching the full gamut of a well-rounded mathematics curriculum, the seven modules in Middle School Math truly push the boundaries of interactive learning. Interactive Elementary also offer a full range of tutorial videos on their site to help in navigating their app, unlocking all that it can offer.

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District integrates technology into the classroom

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Some students got a welcomed surprise when they learned they were the recipients of shiny new iPads. The classroom of the 21st century is becoming more oriented towards digital learning devices and less reliant on the standard textbook and worksheet packets to the delight of many parents and students.

 

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St. Joseph goes all iPad for middle-schoolers

St. Joseph goes all iPad for middle-schoolers | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

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Peyton Thompson, a sixth-grader at St. Joseph's Catholic School, couldn't wait to get his hands on his very own iPad on Wednesday. 'I'm so excited for it,' he said.

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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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Hold back school funds, Franklin County supervisor says

ROCKY MOUNT -- After learning of the Franklin County school system's purchase of more than 200 iPads and supplies in the past few months, one county supervisor wants to withhold $3 million from the schools next year.

 

Gills Creek Supervisor Russ Johnson said Tuesday he will make the motion at the board of supervisors September meeting.

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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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Math app for iPad gets free upgrades

Math app for iPad gets free upgrades | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Interactive Elementary, the company behind cutting-edge educational applications for the iPad, has introduced updates to Middle School Math, its flagship product. Highlighting the updated version is a new module in which students practice basic operations. The company will be extending more free updates next month.

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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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Computers In Class Another Legacy Of Steve Jobs

Computers In Class Another Legacy Of Steve Jobs | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

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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Smartphones, iPads and other devices inching into Treasure Coast schools

Smartphones, iPads and other devices inching into Treasure Coast schools | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Bringing a cell phone or other handheld computerized device to school used to warrant an automatic suspension, especially if the device beeped or rang during class.

 

But these days, teachers are using these previously prohibited devices during school hours as part of their lesson plans. The change in how pervasive the technology has become has school districts scrambling to adjust their policies and, in some cases, working to provide the devices for students.

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Michigan school district buys iPads for high-schoolers

Michigan school district buys iPads for high-schoolers | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Students are no longer giving educators an apple. Instead, public educators are now giving student Apples worth more than $500.

 

According to USA Today, Zeeland Public Schools in western Michigan has decided to give an iPad to every one of its 1,800 high school students as part of a new program. Educators’ longer-term plan is for every student in grades 3–12 to have an iPad in their hands.

 

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White House details plans for more digital learning

White House details plans for more digital learning | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

The White House will unveil plans Friday for a research center that aims to bring more digital learning into the nation's classrooms.

 

The center, dubbed "Digital Promise," will aid the rapid development of new learning software, educational games and other technologies, in part through helping educators vet what works and what doesn't.

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iReading, iRiting, iRithmetic

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Seventy young faces stared, mouths open. Some leaned forward to better see the North Bend School District's technology specialist present 10 iPads to two sixth-grade classes.

 

'Basically, you are the first people in the North Bend School District to use iPads," Suzy Callery told the two classes.

 

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Area middle schoolers trading in textbooks for iPads

Bangor Middle School teacher Rick Muellenberg says his students have never been excited about getting their textbooks on the first day of school, but today they couldn’t wait to start studying with their new iPads.

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From hardbound to hardware

From hardbound to hardware | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

THERESA CAMPBELL | Staff Writer

 

Timothy Tran can't wait for Monday, the first day at the new Lake Minneola School, where he'll be among 1,250 students using an iPad loaded with digital textbooks and applications for his biology, chemistry and geometry classes.

 

It's good-bye to carrying a backpack filled with heavy books.

 

"It's going to be easier and simpler," said the freshman. "It's going to make it more interesting and fun."

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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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