Mobile Devices in the Classroom
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Great news for our Scotland readers! Your government is seriously considering a massive rollout of iPads across school districts. That’s the takeaway from a recent report by the BBC detailing the current pilots underway.
SHREWSBURY — The School Committee has adopted a new technology fee to put iPads into the hands of students and teachers. The new fee, which is optional, goes into effect immediately for the upcoming school year. Initially, the program will only be available to 5th and 6th graders at the new Sherwood Middle School but will expand to all students in grades 5 – 12 by 2015, school officials said.
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Teachers and librarians may feel like they’re drowning in a sea of educational apps. Developers feel the same way, with smaller shops lacking big marketing budgets unable to get their products in front of targeted users. Enter the Education Evaluation Program from Happi Papi.
Facebook and Angry Birds were two of the most downloaded apps last year, but that doesn't mean Web and mobile applications are all play.
As mobile learning and technology is more readily integrated within classroom settings, QR codes can be used as an interesting method to capture a student's attention and make lesson material more interactive. Quick response codes, also known as 'QR' codes, are simple, scannable images that are a form of barcode. By scanning a QR code image through a mobile device, information can be accessed including text, links, bookmarks and email addresses.
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View full size Orlin Wagner, Associated Press Teachers in some area classrooms are welcoming students' electronic devices as another resource for learning.
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Now that the iPad Cart in my building is up and running ( a process that was frustrating, confusing, annoying and ultimately rewarding ), it is time to start using the iPads in classrooms.
Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 10:05 am | Updated: 3:11 pm, Tue Mar 20, 2012.