Using iPads in elementary classroom
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Resources to help teachers integrate the use of iPads in their classrooms. Posts target tools that are safe to use with younger students.
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Should We All Learn to Code?

Should We All Learn to Code? | Using iPads in elementary classroom | Scoop.it
“ Some argue that understanding how to solve problems with computers is more important than learning any particular programming language, ANNA NORTH writes.”
Via Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Foundational concepts should be integrated into existing lesson plans.
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Why Drawing On The iPad Just Got Way Better

Why Drawing On The iPad Just Got Way Better | Using iPads in elementary classroom | Scoop.it
“Thanks to Apple unlocking the iPad's potential, FiftyThree's Pencil is getting even better. (Drawing on the iPad just got way better.”
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Classroom iPads require effective tools to enhance quality of productivity .
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Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs. Google - InformationWeek

Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs. Google - InformationWeek | Using iPads in elementary classroom | Scoop.it
“Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs. Google InformationWeek If you're a work-minded iPad user, Microsoft Office, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and Apple iWork are the most widely used productivity software options.”
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Students know MS Office from their work on computers. They should compare/contrast benefits/deficits of platforms they know with emerging tools.
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5 Reasons why the iPad will stay the king of the classroom

5 Reasons why the iPad will stay the king of the classroom | Using iPads in elementary classroom | Scoop.it
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Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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iPads are leading the movement to incorporate tablet usage in schools. Working together, we can share ideas on how to optimize their use in order to benefit our students.

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