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Parents wary to embrace iPads in school The Government is considering giving more money to schools for smart devices after a Bay of Plenty school dished out iPad minis to pupils. But some teachers and parents have concerns about the effect on children's basic skills, like writing. Notebooks and pencil cases are fast being wiped out, and at Te Akau ki Papamoa Primary School in the Bay of Plenty pupils are swiping and tapping their way through class, each provided with a $450 iPad mini. "It allows us greater access to the curriculum, instantaneously," says principal Bruce Jepsen. "With the diverse make-up of our school and its community, possibly not all people would be able to afford an iPad mini." Mr Jepsen says it's about preparing children equally for the future.

My Cleaning Box Oh, how I squealed when I saw this box and matching index card dividers. Too cute! Teaching-with-Technology - Wikis in Education This page provides an extensive list of sites that examine the use of Wikis in Education.What is a wiki? Simply put, wikis enable anyone and everyone to create content online using easily understandable tools. The most famous wiki is Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia created by users from around the globe.

The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users 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. You might also be interested in The Best Sites For Beginning iPhone Users Like Me. Mrs. Treichler's Wikispace - Socrative This is where you go to CREATE, EDIT, IMPORT quizzes. You must first create a quiz here before using the "Quiz-Based Activities" listed above. When creating quizzes, you have the ability to develop them from scratch OR import quizzes. You can import quizzes using a downloadable Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or you can import a quiz that is shared with you by another user in Socrative. Quizzes can include multiple choice and short answer questions.

A Comprehensive Guide for Effective Use of iPad in Teaching iPad, this mystic gadget that has been making the news since its launch a few years ago, has now secured a strong foothold inside different educational settings. Its sharp design, practical portability, and the sublime sense of mobile gadgetry it bestows upon its users and, above all, its widespread among learners , all of these factors combined made this tablet an indispensable tool in the learning toolkit of students. With this huge presence inside our schools, several school districts have finally adopted it as a teaching and learning tool to be used inside the classroom. App developers, on their part, have also noticed this increasing potential of iPad in education and therefore started creating and developing apps targeting the educational audience.

LIVEBINDERS Sign Up for our Weekly Innovation Bulletin and get the FREE ebook "25 Ways To Use Programming To Support Student Learning" Inspirational examples K-12 Model integration focused on non-tech learning Robe Robot based learning Ideas for Android, web-based, and iOS classrooms The Best Free iPad and iPhone Kids' Apps According to Apple EmailShare 18EmailShare There’s a difference between popular kids’ apps and games that grab the world’s fancy momentarily, and the best kids’ apps and games that become all-time favorites, classics and “must-haves.” So which type of kids’ apps do you seek?

iPads in Guided Reading Before a class set of iPads I was differentiating my literacy centers for guided reading. Here were some of literacy centers and how I differentiated them: 1. Word Study--At the beginning of the year, it is beginning sounds. As the year progresses it is ending sounds, short vowel sounds, blends, digraphs, long vowels, irregular verbs. How To Safely Clean Your Tablet Or Smartphone's Touchscreen Cleaning a smartphone touchscreen is simple. You don’t need a special cleaning kit or cleaning solution to safely clean your tablet or smartphone’s touchscreen – you can do it with materials you probably have on hand. However, you do need to know what to avoid – many common types of cloths and cleaning solutions can damage a touchscreen. Once you understand what to do and what not to do, you can safely clean a smartphone or tablet’s touchscreen in just a few seconds, removing the build-up of oil, dust, and other grime that can accumulate on these devices as we rub our fingers over them all day.

Some iPad Management Tips, Part 2! We have FINALLY gotten cases for our iPad 2s! Hooray! In honor of these new accessories, I wanted to share some quick iPad management tips with everyone: ChemCrafter

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