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Maddy Shapiro

Ipad in Ed - 61 views

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Roland Gesthuizen

What Will It Take for iPads to Upend Teaching and Learning? | MindShift - 61 views

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    "As schools across the country consider which devices to invest in, they must first consider their big-picture vision for how they'll be using these devices - and to what end. They must consider the needs of teachers and students, and come up with a shared understanding of their goals."
kecurry

myHomework Student Planner - 5 views

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    A planner for students to help them with homework. Recommend for grades 5 and up.
Jean Hino

Live Report from the first iPad Summit - 52 views

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    Without having attended the conference I had very similar ideas the other week. It's not just purchasing the technology but teachers need training.
Amy Roediger

Given Tablets but No Teachers, Ethiopian Children Teach Themselves | MIT Technology Review - 3 views

  • The idea of dropping off tablets outside of the context of schools is a new paradigm for OLPC.
  • iving computers directly to poor kids without any instruction is even more ambitious than OLPC’s earlier pushes. “
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    A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown "encouraging" results.
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    A cool article!
Susan Harari

Get hAPPy wiki - 127 views

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    Several Nebraska educators and a school librarian review iPad apps for education. Everything is laid out in an easy-to-read grid format, with different pages for various subjects.
Debra Why

Education Week Teacher: Redefining Instruction With Technology: Five Essential Steps - 95 views

  • This was the wrong approach: To truly change how my classroom worked, I needed a technology-based redefinition of my practice.
  • Break down to rebuild.
  • By setting aside my pre-conceived notions of how my classroom "should" look, sound, and feel, I was able to transform my practice from the ground up.
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  • I also asked myself the question: "What can I do with these devices that would be impossible to do without them?" In other words, I was hoping to create new teaching methods rather than just replacing old ones.
  • I redesigned my classroom practice around the goals, with iPads as the infrastructure.
  • Redefine with a goal in mind
  • Get more app for your money.
  • student-creation apps
  • Embrace failure
  • By creating a safe, open environment and by being clear that this endeavor is as foreign to you as it is to them, you encourage risk taking—and greater achievements.
  • Enjoy the results, reflect towards the future. A
  • I saw students become active agents in their own learning—because they now had choices about the methods that worked best for them. Kids who’d professed to hate school were now eager to engage in the classroom. One student wrote in her daily reflection, "[iPads] make me want to come to school every day because I know that Ms. Magiera has a lesson just for me."
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    Info on how to rethink how to use iPads to the best utilization
N Carroll

65+ iPad Apps Perfect For Elementary School | Edudemic - 17 views

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    Great list of Apps - broken into categories: General, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies & Science
Richard Bradshaw

Considerations Before Deploying iPads and iPods « Socratech Seminars - 142 views

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    ipad deployment considerations
Ross Davis

iPads in Education - Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education. - 187 views

  • How does the releaseof iOS 5 impact you? Multitouch gestures, Notification Center, an upgraded Safari browser, Newstand and more. iOS 5 comes with over 200 new features. Which ones will you use most - both personally and professionally? Share your opinions... News & Views Videos Using an iPad as a Document Camera Added by Sam Gliksman0 Comments 0 Likes First Look: Apple's iOS 5 Added by Sam Gliksman0 Comments 0 Likes Impromptu Field Trip Added by Skip Via0 Comments 0 Likes Add Videos View All xg.addOnRequire(function () { x$('.module_video').mouseover(function () { x$(this).find('.video-facebook-share').show(); }) .mouseout(function () { x$(this).find('.video-facebook-share').hide(); }); }); #iPadEd on Twitter Use the hashtag #iPadEd to tweet with network members // iPads in Education Tweets SamGliksman RT @kcalderw: Last call for participants for an iPad in Edu survey for Masters class. Looking for teachers who use them. #ipadchat #ipaded4 hours ago · reply · retweet · favorite buddyxo Coding on the iPad: http://t.co/J55XxcXl. Looki
  • Finally, the goal of this community is to promote innovation in education through the use of technology. The site is not sponsored by Apple nor does it endorse the use of any specific technology or product.
  • Finally, the goal of this community is to promote innovation in education through the use of technology. The site is not sponsored by Apple nor does it endorse the use of any specific technology or product.
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  • Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. This Ning network was created to explore ways iPads and other portable devices could be used to re-structure and re-imagine the processes of education.
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    EXCELLENT SITE!
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    Lists of apps for k-6, teachers and parents
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