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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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It's Easier Than You Think Always wanted to make a WebQuest but not sure where to start? Education World has all the answers and can make the process easy for you. WebQuests are probably the most talked-about and widely used Web-based activities in today's classrooms. What are WebQuests? iPad Tips: Getting Started with the iPad Have you just got a shiny new iPad as a holiday gift, or maybe just bought one for yourself? Here’s an easy Getting Started Guide that will help you get the most out of your new favorite tablet: The iPad has been a huge hit ever since it first hit the market back in 2010. It’s an amazing and powerful device, and a joy to use – whether for work or play. I’m hoping this short guide will give you a good jump-start on getting the most out of your iPad. This guide is divided up into short sections covering key topics, so you can dive in and out of them as needed for subjects you are interested in.

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SonicPics - Education Apps Snap, Talk and Share! Now for the iPad! SonicPics makes digital storytelling fun and easy! Turn your photographs into narrated slideshow movies to share with your family and friends! How to Teach Primary Programming Using Scratch This is the book I have been wanting to write for ages. Based on teaching computing science in six schools for the last three years, over 1300 hours of lessons. I have evolved my approach and philosophy based on what works for my pupils. Combining computational thinking, real programming projects from a wide spectrum of genre and clear instruction followed by re-purposing or investigation. Many of the modules are based on my Primary Scratch plan but they have all been re-written as I teach them now.

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