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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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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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iReading, iRiting, iRithmetic

iReading, iRiting, iRithmetic | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

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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New Principal Envisions High School in the New Millennium

New Principal Envisions High School in the New Millennium | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

By Scott Benjamin

 

As the new academic year begins this week, Brookfield High School (BHS) Principal Joe Palumbo said the school’s new iPad program for freshmen is an “ambitious” plan that will require “classroom management” from teachers to address the “distractibility factor” that occurs when students have access to the Internet.

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Elementary School Math debuts on App Store

Elementary School Math debuts on App Store | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

Interactive Elementary, creators of innovative educational applications for Apple's iPad, today released Elementary School Math HD, a comprehensive, activity-based mathematics application for students in 4th and 5th grade.

 

Like its predecessor, Middle School Math HD, a staple of iPad-equipped classrooms around the globe, the app will be released with eight modules. Highlighting the assortment of activities are games related to coordinate geometry, rounding, pattern sequences and ordering numbers. Interactive tools for constructing shapes and developing surveys are also included.

 

Debuting on the App Store on Tuesday with a $0.99 price tag, Elementary School Math HD has been localized to support students in English, Spanish, and Russian.

Dave Brown, Interactive Elementary's president and an Ontario teacher, says he and his development team strived to create a product that not only followed from curriculum standards but also served to liberate teachers from tedious tasks like preparing and marking the drill work.

 

"North American schools have entered into a major period of transition. Technology is being infused everywhere you look. Of course, tablets are beginning to play a prominent role in this movement. What we offer is just one piece of the broader puzzle. We aim to build resources that effectively replace the worksheet while providing students with immediate feedback on their understandings."

Brown suggests updates for Elementary School Math HD are on the horizon.

"Our next update will add some features on the data collection side. We want to provide teachers with the data that will allow them to measure student progress. We're also quite excited about two additional modules that are in the works. We are introducing a probability activity as well as a module centered about algebra manipulatives."

 

Elementary School Math HD is also available for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

 

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/elementary-school-math-hd/id527170970?ls=1&mt=8

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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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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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District integrates technology into the classroom

District integrates technology into the classroom | The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it

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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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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