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10 Important Questions To Ask Before Using iPads in Class

10 Important Questions To Ask Before Using iPads in Class

| October 15, 2012 | 17 Comments

Lenny Gonzales By Terry Heick When it comes to deciding how or whether to use iPads, schools typically focus on budget issues, apps, networking logistics, check-in and check-out procedures, school and district tech-use policies, hardware precautions, and aspects of classroom management. But it’s also important to think about instructional use, and to that end, consider […]

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Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools

Best Practices for Deploying iPads in Schools

| August 29, 2012 | 14 Comments

Flickr: Lexie Flickinger By Matt Levinson As schools get ready to deploy iPads this year, each one is scrambling to figure out how to develop an efficient and effective system that works. With no standardized system or uniform roadmap to follow, at the moment, it’s up to individual schools to reach out through their networks […]

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14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class

14 Smart Tips for Using iPads in Class

| July 2, 2012 | 16 Comments

Flickr:Flickingerbrad By Matt Levinson For schools that are about to deploy the iPad as their main mobile learning device, there’s wisdom to be learned from others who’ve gone down that road. At Marin Country Day School in Corte Madera, Calif., the first year of a pilot iPad program for sixth-graders has just ended, and some […]

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An iPad on Legs: Is ActivTable the Next Interactive Whiteboard?

An iPad on Legs: Is ActivTable the Next Interactive Whiteboard?

| June 25, 2012 | 11 Comments

Promethean By Lillian Mongeau In the race to develop the classroom of the future, tech giant Promethean has taken another step forward this year with a new product called ActivTable. Think iPad on four legs. The newest gadget is the latest in Promethean’s range of interactive classroom products—smart boards, classroom response systems that resemble game […]

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Good Read: 6 Ideas for Deploying iPads in Class

Good Read: 6 Ideas for Deploying iPads in Class

| April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Learning from her successes and shortcomings, e-Learning Laura offers some important key ideas to keep in mind when using iPads in class. Source: Elearninglaura Here are six pieces of advice I would pass on to anyone leading the Teaching and Learning side of an iPad deployment. I’ve learned as much from our successes as our […]

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Study Shows Algebra iPad App Improves Scores in One School

Study Shows Algebra iPad App Improves Scores in One School

| January 23, 2012 | 5 Comments

As Apple pushes out its new education products, new information about whether using the iPad gives students an advantage over using print books is starting to surface. Results from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s year-long study comparing students using the publisher’s iPad algebra app are in from Amelia Earhart school in Riverside, Calif., and it’s largely positive, […]

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Goodnight, iPad

Goodnight, iPad

| November 17, 2011 | 4 Comments

A hilarious sendup of the classic children’s book Goodnight Moon. With the perfect ironic twist — it’s also available as a print book.

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Quick Look: The Print Magazine is a Broken iPad

Quick Look: The Print Magazine is a Broken iPad

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Source: Yahoo The video, posted on YouTube last week, is quickly becoming a favorite among members of the news media. The minute-and-a-half clip shows a 1-year-old child attempting to manipulate a print magazine like an iPad. Watch it now before the video, the baby and its director make their inevitable round on the morning show […]

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Can a $35 Tablet Be as Effective a Learning Tool as an iPad?

Can a $35 Tablet Be as Effective a Learning Tool as an iPad?

| October 11, 2011 | 6 Comments

  Ubislate When Amazon unveiled its new Android tablet, the Kindle Fire last month, analysts said that its price could well make it a viable competitor to the wildly successful iPad. Indeed, while the iPad has ignited great interest in tablet computing, particularly in schools, that interest has really just been interest in iPads. The […]

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Interactive Whiteboard Meets the iPad

Interactive Whiteboard Meets the iPad

| June 28, 2011 | 7 Comments

Although they remain one of the most sought-after pieces of technology in many school districts, interactive whiteboards have a fair number of critics who point to their expense and lack of portability. Students and teachers want access to computer devices 24-7 — whether they’re at school or at home. That means there’s a demand for […]

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