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My students love using their iPads in the classroom! iPads in the classroom provide student with the opportunity not to be restricted to the traditional way of learning.
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I’ve never observed anything else that has had the impact on teacher personal learning like the introduction of the iPad.
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The Bring-Your-Own-Device trend makes sense. It's cost-effective and lets students use the device they already know and love. While it may present some problems for your school or district's IT department, it's a great start to bringing in web 2.0 tools and apps to the classroom.
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The rumored iPad Mini has the tech blogs and Apple fans abuzz but the real story here is the potential disruption in education technology (per usual). A smaller iPad could mean more schools and districts try out a 1:1 implementation, more BYOD classrooms, etc.
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Our schools are slowly changing to keep up with the world of technological advancement. Ten years ago it may have been rare to find a classroom stocked with computers for each student. Today, on the other hand, classrooms across the nation are equipped with laptops, iPads, interactive white boards and more.
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Last year, with a fearless group of 10th graders in Katrina Kennett’s English class at Plymouth South High School, we attempted to transform the traditional research process to a completely paperless one using a fresh new cart of iPads. As I have written previously about iPads in the classroom, our decision to use iPads did not start with iPads, it started with learning goals and objectives.
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There's likely a new iPad getting unveiled in the very near future. Like, in the next couple of weeks kinda near future. What better time to take a step back and figure out how to actually use these devices in your cl...
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Combine Jenn responding that she has iPads, iPods, laptops, and SMART Boards, with a 2-hour layover in the Dulles airport followed by a two hour flight, and you have a recipe for 10 ways to create literacy centers with technology.
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If you're looking to deploy iPads in education, you may think that it's just a matter of expense and storage. Those things are big, but they're not the biggest problems you'll face. In fact, this is one of those situations where money is the least of your troubles.
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Smartphones and apps are the pinnacle of buzzwords when it comes to education. You can't swing an app without hitting a smartphone...or something. So what's all the buzz about? Are smartphones really that big a deal in education?
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Your classroom should be more innovative than Apple. But that's simply not the case these days. Here are a few ways to bring out the best in your students thanks to how Apple brings out the best in its employees.
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Because of their youth, students are at the front lines of the parallel digital experience. They were born into a world in which rapid technology, the Internet, even online profiles would play a de facto role in their lives. In an ideal learning environment, how should this impact the design of their classroom?
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The following is a sponsored post by Datamation Systems, Inc.. They've worked with more than 10,000 schools to help deploy and secure classrooms full of technology. Want to learn more? Check out their ad in the Edudem...
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A master of business administration is looking more attractive to many white-collar workers today as a way to take their game to the next level, and app developers are taking notice.
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A british school incorporated iPads into the classroom. So why was there hostile media coverage, contentious parent meetings, and controversy? Here's one account of integration you won't want to miss.