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What's PrimaryWall? › PrimaryWall - 1 views

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    web based sticky note tool
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The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning | Edudemic - 0 views

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    Short and concise commentary on the benefits of mobile learning
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Teachers with Apps - Because Not All Apps are Created Equal - 1 views

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    full of great app recommendations
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Education Week: Educators Evaluate Learning Benefits of iPad - 1 views

  • centerpiece of a social studies curriculum that blends online and face-to-face learning.
  • supplement
  • But such rapid adoption of a device with such a short history means that figuring out the best educational use can involve a lot of trial and erro
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  • “Is this the best use of our funds, or is it simply a tool to engage and motivate our students?”
  • “Of course, technology has that capability, but is that always the best angle?”
  • In September, Virginia announced the purchase of 350 iPads for 4th, 7th, and 9th graders in four counties to test the use of the device as a 1-to-1 computing tool in social studies classrooms.
  • th and 9th grade classes used gaming and assessment applications
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  • personalize reading assignments based on proficiency,
  • e-text feature
  • most teachers and students supported continuing the pilo
  • Pearson officials say their material would be more refined a second time around after learning their own lessons about designing content.
  • that can lead you to want to overload the presentation.”
  • Excluding the fad factor, experts say there are legitimate reasons for educational interest.
  • For this to work, really, next year, you need to have a team—one or two or three teachers—who will just sit down and go through this and put stuff on there that’s going to matter,” he says. “Trying to do it during the school year is just crazy.”
  • Teachers in the pilot also reported having to learn on the fly.
  • iPad to help highlight key vocabulary words
  • some apps to help students understand fractions and decimals
  • definitely a work in progress
  • The question may be whether the iPad is best suited as a 1-to-1 device or to be shared as part of a stable of digital classroom tools.
  • students can choose which device to use for an ongoing book-publishing project
  • students rotate between workstations
  • 34,000-student Irving Independent School District, where all high schools follow a 1-to-1 computing model, about 10 students and 20 administrators are testing an assortment of tablet-computing devices to see how they would meet their daily needs
  • administrators
  • tablets to access their calendars and email while on the run through campus, as well as how to use their touch-screen capabilities to check off rubrics for teacher evaluations like they would with an evaluation form.
  • RANDA Solutions,
diane darrow

iPad Resources - 1 views

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    List of links on another school districts iPad Resources site. Similiar to CPS
diane darrow

The Gamification and Socialization of Learning | Edudemic - 0 views

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    "Grockit is an upstart company founded by a former educator attempting to socialize and gamify test preparation for national standardized tests (e.g., ACT, GRE, AP, SAT). In "gamifying" this formerly sterile process, Grockit hopes to cash on not only the novelty, but the natural human instinct to connect. "
diane darrow

iPads in Chicago Public Schools - 1 views

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    Chicago public schools iPad resource page. Great place to visit. iPads in all grades, excellent tracking of services and assessment procedures.
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Reason and Purpose | q2lwebsite - 1 views

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    Through an innovative pedagogy that immerses students in differentiated, challenge-based contexts, the school acknowledges design, collaboration, and systems thinking as key literacies of the 21st century.
diane darrow

Teaching Teachers iPad Ed Tech. Some reflections on an ongoing process. - iPads in Educ... - 0 views

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    iPad professional development
diane darrow

Many US schools moving away from textbooks in favor of Apple iPads - MacDailyNews - Wel... - 1 views

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    "Apple officials say they know of more than 600 districts that have launched what are called 'one-to-one' programs, in which at least one classroom of students is getting iPads for each student to use throughout the school day."
diane darrow

Education Week's Digital Directions: Educators Evaluate Learning Benefits of iPad - 2 views

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    In September, Virginia announced the purchase of 350 iPads for 4th, 7th, and 9th graders in four counties to test the use of the device as a 1-to-1 computing tool in social studies classrooms.
diane darrow

Mobile Learning Proves to Benefit At-Risk Students | MindShift - 0 views

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    "In its third year, the program has more than proven successful. Some stats from the most recent report, released last month, quoted here:"
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More Schools Embrace the iPad as a Learning Tool - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    "I think this could very well be the biggest thing to hit school technology since the overhead projector," Mr. Wolfe said.
diane darrow

iPads In Education - How's It Going So Far? | Emerging Education Technology - 0 views

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    A growing number of schools have launched programs to provide iPads to students. What returns is this investment yielding?
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The iPad Classroom | Scoop.it - 0 views

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    "Following the iPad's emergence in the elementary classroom"
diane darrow

Education Week's Digital Directions: Educators Evaluate Learning Benefits of iPad - 0 views

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    "The Virginia Department of Education is phasing in the second wave of a pilot program that uses Apple's iPad tablet computers as the centerpiece of a social studies curriculum that blends online and face-to-face learning."
diane darrow

Resource: The Learning Classroom: Theory Into Practice - 0 views

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    This video-based course is an exploration of learning theory-appropriate for grades K-12 and all subject areas-for the training of preservice teachers and the professional development of inservice teachers. Hosted by Stanford University professor Linda Darling-Hammond, the 13 half-hour programs illustrate a variety of learning theories with applications to classroom practice. A Web site and print guide supplement the videos, with background readings, questions for discussion, and ongoing assignments that bring theory into practice.
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    videos about how to create lessons that support learning theory and investigative learning.
diane darrow

Models -- Instructional Design The Taxonomy Table -- Faculty Resources -- OSU Extended ... - 5 views

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    Source for App rubric development
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