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Two Guys and Some iPads

Two Guys and Some iPads
By: Brad Waid Tuesday night I boarded a plane for Washington DC. I was flying out for the National School Board Association's 20 to Watch ceremony. After landing in DC and getting a little rest, I was ready for the whirlwind of scheduled events that were to begin the next day. First up, was the "Round Table Discussion" in the Northwest room at the Washington Hilton. This is where the 20 of us, the organizers and the sponsors gathered to discuss what each of us were doing with technology and share our stories.

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