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Mobile learning is here to stay. Students and teachers alike can build entire libraries of apps and web tools that let them learn and do, well, anything. We've covered this just about every day and love finding new resources to share.
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A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health sheds some light on the right and wrong way you should be physically positioned during tablet use.
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The iPad is a magical device. But what happens when you want to show your students, faculty, and staff what's actually on the screen in real time? These screen-sharing apps have you covered!
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The new iOS 6 has a very simple and powerful tool called Guided Access that lets you keep students focused on a single app of your choosing.
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What happens when you deploy new iPads and use an old way of thinking? Or when you actually let students take iPads home? This is how iPad implementation went down at the Redlands College.
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Online, in workshops, and even with friends, I frequently get asked What can the iPad actually do? as a sort of challenge to the worth of the device. I would rather that they ask, What can you actually do with an iPad?
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A startup wants to turn video lessons into something more interactive and immersive. It's like a Skype chat on steroids. Harvard Professor Michael Sandel is on board and his popular video lectures are now in a must-see iPad app.
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While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives. We’re sharing these common challenges with you, so your school doesn’t have to make them.
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A new multitouch television is hitting the market at the end of this month and it's like a 55" iPad. In fact, it's got basically no bezel and could be stacked on top of each other to become a Voltron-esque Super iPad Wall. That's how I'd describe it at least.
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Two of the most powerful apps on the iPad may be completely invisible: iBooks and the Camera Roll. However, when used together, they have the potential to create powerful learning experiences and dynamic projects. Dy...
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iPads are making waves in education all over the nation, even in college classrooms, where they’re replacing laptops, textbooks, and notebooks. Some colleges have even gone so far as to hand out iPads to new students, helping students and faculty all work with the same technology for learning.
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Ok, guys, we've asked before and we'll ask again - We want you to share your classroom with us! We know that there are so many of you out there who are doing really awesome things with technology in your classroom, and we'd like to hear more about that.
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What is EdTech Bingo you ask? It's a way for you to keep track of what cutting-edge things you're doing in your classroom and get rewarded for your hard work! Just use the below image (you can print it out to post on your bulletin board or share in the teacher's lounge, etc.) and put a big X through each item that you do this year. If you do 5 things that are connected horizontally, vertically, or diagonally ... you can enter to win some fabulous prizes! (Say that in a 'The Price Is Right' voice).
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Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.
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Toys R Us is getting into the tablet wars. They just announced a $150 kid-oriented tablet that's perfect for a classroom without a lot of money to spend. The Tabeo, as it's called, is wi-fi enabled, has extensive parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with about 50 apps such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.
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My brother recently built a shelf for my daughter’s room. It is in the likeness of a boat that she will one day spend sunny afternoons on, cruising around Plymouth harbor. He used a saw, a hammer, glue and other assorted tools that I couldn’t explain or name. I am not a carpenter nor am I skilled at building anything with my hands.