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The great Evernote experiment is underway in the UK. Adam Webster details how he went all-digital with the help of iPads and Evernote.
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Just look how far we've come over the past few hundred years. From a tablet-sized chalkboard in every school house to a, um, tablet in every classroom. Wait, maybe we haven't come that far.
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I'm a huge fan of iPads. That's been documented quite frequently on this site. I've advocated for more classrooms to adopt them and even given a few away to teachers. That being said, the new OLPC (One Laptop Per Chil...
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The new Amplify Tablet is here and it's got a lot of things the iPad doesn't. Take a look at the key features and get to know the Amplify Tablet.
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Did you know that a recent study by the University of Utah has found that people who use two monitors are as much as 44% more productive than those who are using a single monitor? If you're squinting at this blog post on your laptop, you may want to take note.
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Getting tablets into the classroom is only the start of the battle. Once you get the funding and deployment all squared away, you still need to actually use them properly. That's what Edudemic authors write about every single day, but it's still a tough (and new) problem for many.
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There are education apps for just about everything. But not all are very useful. Here's my wishlist of apps that we desperately need in education.
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Educational aspects of the new Amazon Kindle Fire are endless, from basic applications to the most useful tools teachers can use in order to maximize their time with every student.
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Tablets are poised to become one of the most revolutionary education tools in a generation. They have streamlined various aspects of education in such a way that we couldn’t imagine just ten years ago, causing many parents and educators to reevaluate the old textbook and notepad standards.
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Earlier this evening, Microsoft unveiled it's future. Quite simply, the tech giant is pinning it's hopes, dreams, and revenue to the tablet-friendly Windows 8 as well as a new brand of tablet. We've seen Windows 8 and it looks like an easy-to-use, fluid, and streamlined approach to operating systems. It's about time.
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Summer is nearly upon us. That means students and teachers alike will be out of the classroom. But there's a fact that you should remember: all those students and teachers will still be using their smartphones and tablets on a daily basis because, well, it's fun.
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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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It's like the stuff from the Back to the Future movies. When I hear the term 'augmented reality,' images of Marty McFly running around the futuristic world of the year 2015 (I think we're going to fall short of expectations, by the way) pop into my head. But in reality (pardon the pun), there are apps that let you add a digital layer to what you see around you.
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Education technology is growing at a breakneck pace. It seems like every new school year occurs coincides with the release of some revolutionary gadget or bit of software that could enact real change upon the students and teachers of the world.
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The smaller tablet wars are heating up and classrooms around the world are going to be the big winners. Amazon just announced the new Kindle Fire and the most important feature to know about is, of course, the price. But there's another feature too. We'll get to that shortly.
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If you're reading this on the iPad or browsing through our iPad magazine, you're going to want to read this. A new study from Belkin, Harvard School of Public Health, and Microsoft has found that tablet users may be at high risk to develop neck discomfort based on behaviors driven by the limitations of tablet designs.