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School districts are deploying iPads like crazy. Are they just another fad?
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The State of iPads in Education: A Giant Mess | TeleRead: News ...

The State of iPads in Education: A Giant Mess | TeleRead: News ... | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Mac Observer's John Martellaro has a great interview with tech expert Christopher Dawson on the status of iPads and tablets. In short: A giant mess. Dawson.
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10 Fantastic Children's Book Apps for iOS

10 Fantastic Children's Book Apps for iOS | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Get your kids reading on the iPad with these 10 book collection apps.
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iFad : Blogg-Ed Indetermination

iFad : Blogg-Ed Indetermination | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Student Engagement Teachers report that students appear to be more engaged in the classroom while using an iPad. This is hardly surprising. I wrote about boredom and student engagement in a three part series last year.
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For students, technology is a turn-on

For students, technology is a turn-on | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Thanks to technological learning tools in public education, there are new ways to help students grasp information.
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iPad open house – lessons learned | Technology with Intention

iPad open house – lessons learned | Technology with Intention | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
3 things we did well with iP@d 1to1 deployment (& 5 lessons learned the hard way): http://t.co/2e4FNoB2 #ipaded #edtech...
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10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs

10 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Kids With Special Needs | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Sami Rahman shared some of his best tips and tricks for getting started using an iPad for people with disabilities.
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12 Most Brainy Ways for Students to Use iPads | 12 Most

12 Most Brainy Ways for Students to Use iPads | 12 Most | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Lindsey Harper Mac talks about the 12 Most Brainy Ways for Students to Use iPads.
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Seven iPad keyboard tricks - Macworld

Seven iPad keyboard tricks - Macworld | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Seven iPad keyboard tricksMacworldby Dan Miller, Macworld.com As more and more of us use the iPad for regular business chores, we're spending more and more time with its virtual, onscreen keyboard.
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TinyVox

TinyVox | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
This year in class, I have decided to use social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr to better communicate with my students and their families.
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Smart Notebook App for Ipad Announced | The Whiteboard Blog

Smart Notebook App for Ipad Announced | The Whiteboard Blog | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
From this summer, teachers and students will be able to use SMART Notebook software on an iPad using the SMART Notebook app.
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Five reasons why iPad and iPhone are THE choices for BYOD | ZDNet

Five reasons why iPad and iPhone are THE choices for BYOD | ZDNet | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Widespread corporate product buy-in isn’t easy to accomplish. In fact, it’s almost impossible to do so unless you have excellent products.
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for the love of learning: The Denial of Social Networking

for the love of learning: The Denial of Social Networking | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
RT @joe_bower: The Denial of Social Networking http://t.co/0plutYx0 #edtech #edchat...
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chemicalsams: There Is No Such Thing as THE Flipped Class

chemicalsams: There Is No Such Thing as THE Flipped Class | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
@debsnet @joe_bower but #flipclass is not just about flipping the order: see: http://t.co/xJZDPbwV & http://t.co/tMk8RMQ9 #edchat #edtech...
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New iPad App Lets You Touch Slides of Einstein's Brain ...

New iPad App Lets You Touch Slides of Einstein's Brain ... | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Thanks to a new app from the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago, anyone with an iPad and some kind of morbid inclinations can gawk at the brain that changed modern phsyics -- and in HD, no less!
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Free Technology for Teachers: Subtext - A Great App for Book Discussions

Free Technology for Teachers: Subtext - A Great App for Book Discussions | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
RT @kevcreutz: Subtext - A Great App for Book Discussions http://t.co/UsJncRSC via @rmbyrne #edtech...
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Is this the iPad generation? - Independent Online

Is this the iPad generation? - Independent Online | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Independent OnlineIs this the iPad generation?Independent OnlineBy SARAH HARRIS The iPad is being used as a teaching tool for lessons in everything from maths to music.
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District mulls iPads for all students - Alton Telegraph

District mulls iPads for all studentsAlton TelegraphBy KATHIE BASSETT EAST ALTON — The East Alton Elementary School Board is exploring the possibility of implementing a One to One iPad initiative as early as next October.
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Creating Content on the iPad – from Greg | Leading Change in Changing Times

Creating Content on the iPad – from Greg | Leading Change in Changing Times | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Creating content on the iPad http://t.co/9U7D674o #edtech...
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Educators Weigh E-Textbook Cost Comparisons

Educators Weigh E-Textbook Cost Comparisons | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Despite the substantial investments states and districts have made in digital textbooks, and claims from proponents that they save schools money, many officials remain skeptical.
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Collier school trading books for iPads

Collier school trading books for iPads | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
Ditching textbooks for virtual books – it's an interactive transformation going on at a Collier high school - the first in the county to equip every student and teacher with the New iPad.
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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet ...

Teachers are finding that using different classroom technologies like tablet computers, digital video, iPods, and video games are great tools for helping students learn. ... It engages the Four Key Components to Learning.
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APPitic - 1,800+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,800+ EDUapps | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
a directory of apps by education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning.
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iPad Literature Circles

iPad Literature Circles | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
There a several apps useful for downloading electronic books. The following apps are some of the primary virtual bookstores.
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Paperless Parent/Teacher Interviews!

Paperless Parent/Teacher Interviews! | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
I first tried to use my iPad to conduct my parent/teacher interview (P+T’s) last year when I realised that I didn’t need to write down a wealth of notes on each students and then fiddle... (Paperless Parent/Teacher Interviews!
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School Writing – Helps students learn their ABC, numbers, words and more.- Unclassified Educational App | Technology in (SPL) Education

School Writing – Helps students learn their ABC, numbers, words and more.- Unclassified Educational App | Technology in (SPL) Education | IPads in k-12 Ed | Scoop.it
••• Currently the number 1 education app in Australia. Special US pricing for April only.
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