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The late Steve Jobs called 2011 "the year of the iPad 2" and almost a year after it was introduced, almost 2 years after the original iPad was introduced, it remains a product selling in the tens of millions with absolutely no competition in sight. And that's a shame because, as a consumer, the one thing I want most is strong, meaningful competition for the iPad. It's become a cliche to say "there's no tablet market, there's only an iPad market", but like most cliches there's more than a little truth to it. Very few people want a tablet.
Flipped lessons and social media evidence
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Flipped Classroom Resources
iPads in education
Sheringham Primary iPad Developments
21st Century learner
Though I haven’t gotten an iPad yet (NOTE: Now I have!), we did get one for my mother-in-law. So, with an eye towards helping her now, and me in the future, I put out a call to readers to their suggested resources as well as hunting for them on my own.
Ipad in the classroom
Technology to Promote Thinking