iPads in Education

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"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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Driven to Distraction?

Started by Jen Cronan Flinn in General. Last reply by John Edelson, VocabSpellingCity Mar 16. 2 Replies

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

Tags: ipads

What are you using for student blogging on iPads?

Started by Sam Gliksman in General. Last reply by Sam Gliksman Feb 17. 5 Replies

What platform and app are you using for student blogging on iPads? How satisfied are you with the editing features of the app? I've yet to find an option that offers good account management options along with an app with a good user interface for…Continue

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ipads for kids with learning disabilities

Started by adrienne m christensen in General. Last reply by Dr. Randy Yerrick Nov 25, 2014. 1 Reply

Good Evnening,   My son, Alex, has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy and also suspected of multiple learning disabilities and several therapist and the school psychologist suggest that he be testing for autism.  The occupational therapist and…Continue

iPad Survey?

Started by Stephanie Vogel in General Oct 30, 2014. 0 Replies

Hi All-I'm doing a paper for a graduate class and looking for some fellow teachers' input. If you have 5 minutes could you kindly answer this brief survey? It is about students using iPads in the classroom. Thanks so much!…Continue

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