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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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Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

| October 31, 2013 | 3 Comments

Schools have begun to recognize the importance of multimedia use in education. Fortunately, with its built-in microphone, camera, and a host of multimedia apps, the iPad is an extraordinary tool for creating and integrating multimedia into education.

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Rolling Out an iPad Pilot Program, With Eyes Wide Open

Rolling Out an iPad Pilot Program, With Eyes Wide Open

| October 25, 2013 | 7 Comments

One of California’s poorest school districts, the Coachella Valley Unified southeast of Los Angeles, is currently rolling out iPads to every student, pre-K through high school. It’s an ambitious effort that administrators and parents hope will transform how kids learn, boost achievement and narrow the digital divide with wealthier districts.

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Four Tips to Keep Students on Track When Using Devices in Class

Four Tips to Keep Students on Track When Using Devices in Class

| October 16, 2013 | 3 Comments

Bringing technology into the classroom comes with a unique set of challenges, some of which could make classroom  management more difficult if teachers don’t think out strategies beforehand. It’s hard for teachers to keep students focused on their work when they’ve got the internet at their fingertips. Early adopters of one-to-one device programs discovered with […]

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Surveys Synthesized: What Are Teachers’ Attitudes About Classroom Technology?

Surveys Synthesized: What Are Teachers’ Attitudes About Classroom Technology?

| October 11, 2013 | 9 Comments

This review of recent surveys highlights some of the benefits and obstacles of using different kinds of technology in the classroom, but it also raises some great questions that have yet to be explored with thorough surveys.

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

| October 4, 2013 | 35 Comments

Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.

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Why L.A.’s iPad Rollout Was Doomed

Why L.A.’s iPad Rollout Was Doomed

| October 2, 2013 | 26 Comments

As Los Angeles rolls out its iPad program, there’s been a litany of problems from the very outset. Here are what contractors have said about their concerns with the $1 billion project.

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Why L.A. Students Hacked Into iPads: District Is ‘Locking Us Out’

Why L.A. Students Hacked Into iPads: District Is ‘Locking Us Out’

| September 27, 2013

Los Angeles Unified School District started issuing iPads to its students this school year, as part of a $30 million deal with Apple. But less than a week after getting their iPads, hundreds of students had found a way to bypass software blocks meant to limit what websites the students can use.

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For Schools Implementing iPads, the Importance of Being Patient

For Schools Implementing iPads, the Importance of Being Patient

| September 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

Creating a process to arrive at sensible, relevant, and positive agreements for tablet use in schools is a key part of the journey toward implementing a successful tablet program.

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