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With iPads, a New World of Music for Kids With Learning Challenges

With iPads, a New World of Music for Kids With Learning Challenges

| June 14, 2014

On the surface, the PS 177 Technology Band looks like a typical high school orchestra. But there are two big differences.

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8 End-of-Year Questions To Ask Students About iPads

8 End-of-Year Questions To Ask Students About iPads

| June 10, 2014 | 3 Comments

Ask students what they think about classroom tech tools like iPads to improve their use next year.

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The Invisible iPad: It’s Not About the Device

The Invisible iPad: It’s Not About the Device

| May 7, 2014 | 27 Comments

The challenge for educators, especially directors of educational technology, is not to limit how our teachers teach, but to focus on the foundational skills and provide a clear and concrete formula for how different technological devices and applications will enhance these skills in order to give a learner the ability to create a product that will change the world.

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What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning?

| February 13, 2014 | 23 Comments

One principal in an affluent Bay Area School is striving to do more than just “enhance” classroom learning with iPads.

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What Students Think About Using iPads in School

What Students Think About Using iPads in School

| February 13, 2014 | 81 Comments

Students weigh in on how devices change what happens in class, how they think about learning and how they organize their school work.

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MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

MacBook, Chromebook, iPads: Why Schools Should Think Beyond Platforms

| January 15, 2014 | 26 Comments

If educational technology and 1:1 education are going to thrive, school leaders must be focused on constantly employing the best practices and tools in relation to the most pressing needs of their students. Managing and sustaining these programs means that the big choices don’t stop after a platform has been selected.

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Best Use for iPad? Simulating Hard-to-Find Experiences

Best Use for iPad? Simulating Hard-to-Find Experiences

| December 14, 2013 | 5 Comments

Many schools and educators are using the iPad to make teaching more efficient and deliver content in a streamlined, interactive format. But one of the most interesting uses of the iPad is to transport students outside the classroom.

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Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School?

Checklist: Are You Ready for iPads In Your School?

| November 15, 2013 | 17 Comments

The rush to purchase iPads often precedes the careful planning and preparation that’s so crucial to their success as educational tools. Technology alone is never the answer. Instead, iPad use needs to be integrated within a holistic approach to 21st-century education that encompasses a thorough and ongoing review of the skills and competencies required in our rapidly changing society and the educational processes that best help students acquire them.

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Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

Inquiry Learning Ideas for Math and Science With iPads

| November 8, 2013 | 12 Comments

Giving children ample opportunities to develop sound investigative skills at an early age is essential to nurturing their ability to think critically and scientifically as they get older.

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How Much Freedom to Give Kids With School-Issued iPads?

How Much Freedom to Give Kids With School-Issued iPads?

| November 5, 2013

As more school districts roll out tablet computers to students, they’re debating how much to restrict access to certain websites and games. Some districts shut down wide parts of the Internet, but others are trying to take a more nuanced approach.

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