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Roland Gesthuizen

6 Reasons Tablets Are Ready for the Classroom - 86 views

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    "By looking at all that tablets offer in the context of student behavior and some of the recent trends in education, it's clear that tablets are ready for the classroom. Here's a look at the top reasons why."
Philip Pulley

Cool Cat Teacher Blog: A New Workflow for Me: Ipad, Keyboard, iPhone - 1 views

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      Using Splashtop streamer at school, it both computer (laptop) and iPad are on the same wireless network you can control the computer from your iPad. If a hard wired internet connection on a desktop you can access it though your Google account.
  • I finished this post on my PC in the office because the Zemanta plug in
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      A blogging tag tool, I need to check it out down the road when I am blogging more.
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  • and used the PowerTeacher
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    Blog with resource information for iPad, iPhone and iPad keyboard.
Linda Hoff

Free Apps Today - 190 views

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    "A regular posting of free apps and other recent finds for iPad and/or iPod Touch and/or iPhone"
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    Here is a great site for the latest and greatest iPad Apps.
Roland Gesthuizen

iPad in every TEACHER'S hand | Opening Doors and Turning On Lights - 123 views

  • he portability of the iPad means that I can easily take this to meet with my colleagues or administration and not have to worry about hauling a laptop and cords around with me.
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    I have been in on conversations about the validity and affordability of setting up every student with an iPad or other tablets. I always have advocated for devices like these in the classroom, the ones our students will be using in their near futures (or for many, right now!). What I noticed the more I played with it was that it really could serve teachers in a large number of ways.
Steve Ransom

Our Alaska Stories - 51 views

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    Great blog chronicling the adventures of an iPad classroom in Alaska. Larry Mitchell, Badger Road ElementarySkip Via, UAF School of Education
megan Heath

Apptivities - 9 views

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    application of apps for educational use
Roland Gesthuizen

iPad: The Microwave Oven of Computing | Techinch - 86 views

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    "Last year, Apple introduced the iPad, a computing device many have struggled to classify. It's bigger than a smartphone or iPod, smaller than a computer, but can do some things you'd otherwise do on both of these. You can type a document in Pages or find your way with GPS and Google Maps. So what makes it so special? "
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    Nice analogy that sits well for teachers trying to figure out where tablet devices fit into schools filled with traditional computers.
Roland Gesthuizen

Preparing Your School for an iPad Implementation - iPads in Education - 52 views

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    "Planning is imperative for any technology initiative - iPad or otherwise. You need to ensure that you clearly understand and communicate how the technology integrates with your overall pedagogical objectives. Too many institutions purchase technology and then search for ways to utilize it, or leave it collecting dust on the shelf."
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    Some good planning points for educators planning any iPads in the classroom as class sets or 1:1 deployments
jodi tompkins

Around the Corner-MGuhlin.org: iPads in Education - 74 views

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    Resource for finding a list of ipad apps
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