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diane darrow

iPad in Education - 5 views

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    Ipad implementation plans, technical info for iPad users and schools. Tremendous resource
diane darrow

7 Reasons to Learn Apple iBooks Author Now -- THE Journal - 1 views

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    iBooks author article
diane darrow

iPad As.... - 2 views

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    Over the past few months, iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. In webinars and blog posts, we have talked about the iPad as....
Janet Cerni

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
  • Pearson
  • 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

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.
diane darrow

Educators Dream Up Their Ideal Mobile Device -- THE Journal - 0 views

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    Mobile device ideas from educators
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

Tweachers - 1 views

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    Lori Mustille's and fellow ADE's Blog. Great write ups about a few apps and software.
diane darrow

Lessons from an iPad Rollout -- THE Journal - 3 views

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    Florida's "first iPad high school" has deployed 300 iPads to its high school teachers and students. Thanks to preparations on the infrastructure, training, and security fronts, the fall rollout has proved relatively snag-free.
diane darrow

How to Set Up Class iPads and iPods « The Spicy Learning Blog - 0 views

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    There are many different ways to set your iDevices up. Here is how I've done mine (I have struckthrough ideas I've changed since Sept 2010, and put in purple new ideas from June 2011):
diane darrow

Ipadschools - Storage and Maintenance Issues - 1 views

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    Storage cabinets are readily available for netbooks and these are likely to work just fine for the ipad, but are not ideal in that they won't have the optimal footprint.
diane darrow

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Here Come the iPads - Now What? iPad Deployment - 1 views

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    Sale of 2 million devices:
    - iPod: 1092 days
    - iPhone: 114 days
    - iPad: 59 days

    As you look at deployments, the model is important
    working the numbers
diane darrow

Matt MacInnis And Inkling Are Reinventing Textbooks For Tablets - 0 views

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    Inkling, a digital textbook company started by ex-Apple education exec Matt MacInnis, wants to make textbooks more like computers.
diane darrow

Apps - 0 views

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    resource page about apps, there is an app rubric modified by Kathy Schrock
diane darrow

iPad power: how to transfer files | Tablets | Working Mac | Macworld - 0 views

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    t's true that you can use your iPad instead of your Mac to take care of many common computing tasks. But unless you're ready to ditch Mac OS X entirely, you'll still need to transfer files back and forth between your iPad and your Mac if you're going to get work done.
diane darrow

Welcome to the iPod & iPad User Group Wiki - 2 views

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    We welcome you to our wiki and blog for supporting iPod & iPad devices in education. Although our focus is K-12, many of the techniques should work for you at any level and with any number of devices.
diane darrow

ISTE take-home message #1: It's all about the iPads | ZDNet - 1 views

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    This message is especially important for those of us who develop ed tech products but is a big heads up for anyone who thought the iPad just might be a fad.
diane darrow

iPads in Education - Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued) | Emerging ... - 0 views

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    Last week we started looking at rollouts of iPads in schools by searching out, reading, and summarizing findings in articles discussing these types of programs. This week we continue our examination of this topic by sharing take-aways from this excellent article in the March/April 2011 Educause Review.
diane darrow

i2i Mobile Learning Pilot [licensed for non-commercial use only] / i2i Mobile Learning ... - 0 views

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    This pilot will provide participants with an iPad and ongoing professional development, to enable teachers to explore, discover and develop ways in which mobile devices (iPads, iPods, iPhones, etc.) can be used to engage learners and maximize student achievement.
diane darrow

Putting the iPad to Work in Elementary Classrooms -- THE Journal - 1 views

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    The combination of rich graphics, an intuitive touch screen, and lightning-fast processing speed is bringing educational technology to new levels of student engagement, she told a packed session titled The iPad Revolution: Innovative Learning in the Classroom at this year's International Society for Technology in Education conference in Philadelphia.
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