Innovating education with technology.
"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."
--William Butler Yeats
"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank...but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child."
-- Forest Witcraft
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education ... If we are to develop our students' sense of curiosity, we must be mindful to carve out time to allow our students to inquire and explore." -- Albert Einstein
Mobile devices promise to dramatically impact education. This Ning network was created to explore ways iPads and other portable devices could be used to re-imagine the process of education and re-kindle students' innate desire to learn.
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I know this has been discussed, but I'm struggling to figure out which iPad cases would be best for my class set (15 iPad 2's for High School students). So far, we're on day #3 and already one iPad has a hairline crack. I know the OtterBox cases…Continue
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We are a 2:1 iPad program in K-3 and a 1:1 in grades 4-8, with students having "take-home" privileges beginning in 6th grade. We are 3 years in to our program.Wondering if anyone has recommendations for how to help minimize the distraction factor…Continue
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