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Rescooped by Shannon Hagle Ryan from How do I use an IPad for the middle school math classroom?
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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says | Tech 4 Educators | Scoop.it
“ After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts. Read this article by Joe Aimonetti on CNET.”
Via Linda Otten
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Would be interesting to see if this was all due to iPad or the ability of the curriculum to be more differentiated because it's not paper and programs can be built to assess student understanding.
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Rescooped by Shannon Hagle Ryan from How do I use an IPad for the middle school math classroom?
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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says | Tech 4 Educators | Scoop.it
“ After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts. Read this article by Joe Aimonetti on CNET.”
Via Linda Otten
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For the iPad classroom
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Rescooped by Shannon Hagle Ryan from Creative teaching and learning
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Minecraft: Why are kids, and educators, so crazy for it?

Minecraft: Why are kids, and educators, so crazy for it? | Tech 4 Educators | Scoop.it
"In a mere three years, Minecraft has grown to become the third most popular computer game of all time, after Tetris and Wii Sports. How has the game managed to become so popular so fast? And why are so many parents and teachers encouraging its play? ..."©
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Shannon Hagle Ryan's insight:
Would love to see this in action in a math classroom. We've been working with code.org so would love to take it a step further.
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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books - Mashable

8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books - Mashable | Tech 4 Educators | Scoop.it
“ Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.”
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