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If you're a fan of technology, education, and learning... you know about Khan Academy. We cover Sal Khan's incredible work quite frequently but this latest development is pretty big. They're getting ready to release an iPad app!
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Apple's latest announcements are making waves in the education world. This is because education seems to be finally starting to keep up with technology trends and becoming much better at adopting and implementing new tech into the classroom. It's a good thing.
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Are you excited to see what tablet your students will be playing with next year? Next month? Next week? The newest iPad is arriving today (Wednesday, March 7th) and we'll be live blogging the announcement from Apple.
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What is gamification in education? How did you make the Edudemic Magazine app? What role does Jeremy Lin play in reforming education? Check out the newest issue of the Edudemic Magazine and find out all these answers and more.
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The potential educational power of the tablet is immense. But figuring out the best way to use it to connect with visually disabled students is no easy job. Lucky for us, a Vanderbilt grad student and her advisor have incorporated a type of technology that isn't typically found in tablets. But it will be very soon.
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Whatever it's going to be called, the next generation of the uber-popular iPad is going to be coming to classrooms around the world. Whether it's dubbed the iPad 2S, iPad 3, iPad HD, or the AwesomePad, the name isn't important. What IS important are a few of the rumors circulating around the interwebs right now.
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PearsonDash is a teacher’s application for the iPad distributed by the textbook publisher, Pearson. The student application is called Pearson eText. Pearson aimed to bring all the resources teachers and students would need to learn in 21st century style. They almost hit the mark.
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On the eve of the new iPad announcement, I thought it would be important to alert you to the upcoming article in the Edudemic Magazine where we explore what features it would take to make the iPad perfect for education.
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The next generation of the iPad is nearly upon us. Whether it's called the iPad 2S or iPad 3 is not too important. What is important is if you should bother buying one. So if you're looking to upgrade, replace, or are a first time buyer...there's a lot to know before Apple's announcement on March 7th.
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While there are both pros and cons to using digital textbooks to replace printed texts, the use of digital textbooks is definitely on the rise. Check out these stats about e-texts.
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We are working on a new feature for the upcoming issues of the Edudemic iPad Magazine. We'll be featuring teachers from around the world in an effort to help others learn more about what they're doing. So that means we need your help!
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Got a minute? Literally just one minute? Take a close look at this new infographic from our partners over at Online Universities. It's a great way to quickly look at the tools affecting major change in classrooms around the world.
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The Hip-Hop culture is one both traditional and dynamic, an approach or philosophy as much as a term connotative of the East Coast rap scene. And as Sam Seidel explains, it has the potential to inform re-imagining of how we learn.
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The iPad undoubtedly has a magical quality to it, but does it measurably impact student learning? One program in Riverside, California set to find out.
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iPads are great additions to the classroom. But they're expensive and delicate. What's a nervous teacher to do? A simple piece of vinyl may be the answer.