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A Small Collection of Studies of iPad Use in Education

A Small Collection of Studies of iPad Use in Education | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
This week I got the itch to go beyond anecdotal stories about iPads in the classroom and look for some more substantial research and writing on the topic. Below are some of the reports that I've be...
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District goes digital with 1:1 iPad plan - Westlake Picayune

District goes digital with 1:1 iPad plan Westlake Picayune After conducting an iPad pilot project at Westlake High School, its eighth grades and various elementary grade levels, the Eanes school district will spread its 1:1 tablet plan to all...
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iPotential: Students may receive an iPad next year

iPotential: Students may receive an iPad next year | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Imagine students in every class taking notes, reading lessons and writing essays on an iPad. This possibility of all students in the Kirkwoo
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Mobile That Works -- THE Journal

Mobile That Works -- THE Journal | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Successful mobile learning initiatives require cultural change and a student-centric approach.
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Manor joins a growing list of districts aiming to put personal computers in ... - Austin American-Statesman

Manor joins a growing list of districts aiming to put personal computers in ... - Austin American-Statesman | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Manor joins a growing list of districts aiming to put personal computers in ...Austin American-Statesman“They're into technology and it gives them something to look forward to by using the iPad.
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IPad Initiative has positive impact in classrooms

IPad Initiative has positive impact in classrooms | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
The ASU iPad Initiative was launched last year to distribute iPads to approved programs on campus in order to improve student learning and achievement in a variety of settings, and has recently been updated due to multiple inquiries about the...
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iPad program bears fruit in Wausau schools - Wausau Daily Herald

iPad program bears fruit in Wausau schools - Wausau Daily Herald | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Wisconsin State JournaliPad program bears fruit in Wausau schoolsWausau Daily HeraldiPad Pilot Programs: The Wausau School District distributed iPads to students at Franklin Elementary School and eighth graders at Horace Mann and John Muir middle...
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An iPad Mini Epiphany - Tech.pinions

An iPad Mini Epiphany - Tech.pinions | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
InquirerAn iPad Mini EpiphanyTech.pinionsIt's at the K-12 level (the San Diego School district just ordered 26,000) and at the Universities (Adams Center for Teaching and Learning at Abilene Christian University, George Fox University, North...
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Menlo Park Fire Engines Outfitted With iPads « CBS San Francisco

Menlo Park Fire Engines Outfitted With iPads « CBS San Francisco | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it

"An iPad inside a Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire engine."

Not a classroom...but real world example of iPad usage! 

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Broderick Balanti's curator insight, April 4, 2014 1:28 PM

Fire departments around the country are beginning to make technological advances on their fire apparatus, such as adding tablets to each piece.  The new technology opens a world of possibilities for each fire department, and gives them essential information needed while responding to incidents that they did not have before, all at their fingertips.  

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The Future of Education: Tablets vs. Textbooks

The Future of Education: Tablets vs. Textbooks | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
The federal government, book publishers and the technology industry are considering a large-scale effort to push tablets into public schools, raising questions about hidden costs to implement suc...
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Apple's Rumored iPad Mini: Here's What We Think We Know So Far

Apple's Rumored iPad Mini: Here's What We Think We Know So Far | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Although Apple hasn't announced a mini iPad yet, the smaller tablet is almost certainly about to break cover.
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iPad Trial | iPad Research

iPad Trial | iPad Research | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
iPad research from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
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"The trial has shown that all of these outcomes can be achieved through the effective use of iPads. But it is quality teaching and support that makes this possible, not just the device."
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(From Sunday) Sheboygan Area School District plans to provide an iPad to ... - The Sheboygan Press

(From Sunday) Sheboygan Area School District plans to provide an iPad to ... - The Sheboygan Press | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
(From Sunday) Sheboygan Area School District plans to provide an iPad to ...
The Sheboygan Press
Sheboygan Area School District plans on spending $4.7 million to provide iPads to middle-schoolers.
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One-to-One Solutions: Where Are We Today? | eSchool News

School leaders are faced with deciding how best to make the transition to a digital learning environment.
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Langley district explains $32000 on iPad initiative for school trustees - Vancouver Sun (blog)

Langley district explains $32000 on iPad initiative for school trustees - Vancouver Sun (blog) | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
Langley district explains $32000 on iPad initiative for school trusteesVancouver Sun (blog)Recently, Langley school trustees voted to spend $32,000 to purchase the latest iPad 3 for themselves and two staff members, buy software and provide training.
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iPad Tips 4 Parents « techchef4u

iPad Tips 4 Parents « techchef4u | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
iPad Tips 4 Parents. 26 Nov. Most of the time I focus on integration tips and examples for teachers. Today, I decided to change the pace and share some management tips for the device at home. With a 1:1 iPad initiative in full swing, setting ...
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iPaddiction: Calculator (Google) on iPad

iPaddiction: Calculator (Google) on iPad | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it

"As you know, the iPad doesn't come with a native calculator. Yesterday ... I assist teachers with technology for the Pulaski Community School District in Wisconsin."

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How 'Big Three' Publishers Are Approaching iPad Textbooks - T.H.E. Journal

How 'Big Three' Publishers Are Approaching iPad Textbooks - T.H.E. Journal | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
How 'Big Three' Publishers Are Approaching iPad TextbooksT.H.E.
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Smarter School: UAE Launches iPad Learning Initiative in Federal Universities

Smarter School: UAE Launches iPad Learning Initiative in Federal Universities | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
caption id= align=aligncenter width=430 H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, launching the learning initiative at Abu Dhabi Men's College.
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Collect Student iPad Creations with Edmodo

This video outlines how the Edmodo app can be used to collect student created IMAGES and VIDEOS from a classroom set of iPads.

 

A nice solution for turning in digital work!


Via Jon Samuelson, Lisa Johnson , Sam Gliksman
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New Technology Initiative Enhances Dobbs Ferry School Curriculum

New Technology Initiative Enhances Dobbs Ferry School Curriculum | 1:1 Initiatives | Scoop.it
A press release from the Dobbs Ferry School District.
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