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How Much Are iPads Really Helping Kids in the Classroom? | Education News

How Much Are iPads Really Helping Kids in the Classroom? | Education News | Education Psychology News Portfolio | Scoop.it

"The drive to increase technology use in classrooms has many asking whether the investment is more fizzle than bang, and whether it’s too early to tell how wisely the money is being spent. Education author Peg Tyre has investigated the use of iPads http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/01/31/ipads-education-gadgets-really-helping-kids-learn , one of the most popular classroom additions, in TakePart. She concludes that iPads may assist in some new classroom techniques, but by themselves, they may not be better than traditional, cheaper methods."


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Hamline CTL's curator insight, February 6, 2013 4:22 PM

K-12 oriented but still interesting

Cindy Perry's curator insight, February 7, 2013 9:56 PM

This is an interesting article about how iPads can be effectively used in the classroom. Although I've been thinking about how nice it would be for students to have digital textbooks and lighter backpacks, this article tells about some more effective ways that iPads can be used. Hint: FLIP

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Carol Ann Duffy and 200 others condemn education policy | Politics ...

Carol Ann Duffy and 200 others condemn education policy | Politics ... | Education Psychology News Portfolio | Scoop.it
Nearly 200 people, also including children's laureate Malorie Blackman, said they were "gravely concerned" by new policies in state education and have called for the reforms, affecting the national curriculum and exams, to be halted.
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10 Burning Questions About Innovations in Learning - Education Week News (blog)

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10 Burning Questions About Innovations in Learning Education Week News (blog) Big challenges: some emerging capabilities (e.g., mastery tracking, achievement analytics, learning platforms) will take a longer runway for widespread sustainable...

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Higher Education: The Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong - Forbes

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Higher Education: The Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong
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One of America's most durable myths is that the more people who graduate from college, the more the economy will grow.
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Education Reform Becomes Dirty 'R-Word' To School-Focused Mayors - Huffington Post

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Education Reform Becomes Dirty 'R-Word' To School-Focused Mayors
Huffington Post
The splashiest education reform wars in recent years have been the province of big-city mayors.
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At Department of Education, diving back into routines and making up for lost time - Washington Post

At Department of Education, diving back into routines and making up for lost time - Washington Post | Education Psychology News Portfolio | Scoop.it
At Department of Education, diving back into routines and making up for lost time
Washington Post
Once she got the 12:46 a.m.
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