Why You Shouldn’t Babysit Kids with Tablets! (And What to Do Instead)

The CoolCatTeacher

Advice about Tablets and Young Children: What Works and Warnings from an Expert. Young children engrossed in tablet devices. Today’s guest helps us with balancing the physical world and the virtual tablet-based world many young children inhabit.

4 Ways to Leverage Tablets Beyond the Classroom

Tom Murray

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TabPilot Tablet Manager

techlearning

TabPilot Tablet Manager is a combination mobile device management (MDM) and classroom management system for iOS and Android. Techlearning Resources

Review: Acer Iconia Tablet 10 Offers Sturdiness and Versatility for the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By Buzz Garwood Acer Iconia Tab 10 is a smart, affordable investment for modern K–12 classrooms. Hardware Mobility Tablets

The @ASCD Arias Series-Teaching With Tablets

The Web20Classroom

Today we take a look at Teaching With Tablets. It seems like more and more classrooms, schools and districts are embracing and utilizing tablets for learning. Tablets are full of possibilities. The ASCD Arias Teaching With Tablets should be required reading for anyone who is considering buying tablets for the classroom or for anyone trying to figure out how to use them. ASCD Arias Tablets

Learn why the new Microsoft Surface Tablet is Perfect Companion to your Digital Classroom | @Microsoft_Edu

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Jacqueline Russell to discuss why new Microsoft Surface Tablet is the perfect solution to your digital classroom. Jeff sits down with Jacqueline Russell to discuss why new Microsoft Surface Tablet is the perfect solution to your digital classroom.

Info and Data on the Use of Tablets in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

But one of the most commonly utilized tools to make the learning process more efficient, are tablets. Today there are 8 million iPads being used in the K-12 classroom, as Apple’s share has been 94% of the tablet market. In this respect, education resource website Early Childhood Education Degrees has developed this infographic showing how tablets are used today. Google has also built in that ease with their Google Play for Education tablets.

Chrome Can: Chrome-based Tablet for the Classroom

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

This tablet is a ChromeOS based tablet. I was excited to trial a Chrome-based tablet to see how it measured up to the iPad. I am, as you are probably aware, a fan of Chromebooks, however, I also love iPads and the wonderful things you can do with them in the classroom! When I went out to classrooms, meetings, integration assistance, etc… I grabbed the Tx1. First, I have enjoyed learning the user interface of ChromeOS in tablet mode.

The Power of the iPad: Using Tablet Tech to Improve Student Performance

Battelle for Kids

Integrating iPad tablets into the classroom is becoming commonplace in schools all across the country. Statistics show that from as early as kindergarten all the way up to medical school , utilizing iPads for coursework and lessons make students more efficient learners. P21 Blog

Tablets and the Classroom

Saving Socrates

Over the past few years, Ipads and other tablets have been advertised as great educational tools in the classroom. Their user friendly nature, easy accessibility, and cost seems to make them obvious choices for the classroom environment. While I love my iPad for home use and find it the perfect tool for surfing the web and chatting online with friends on my leisure time, I do not find it to be a good tool for students in the classroom. edtech #technology tablets

Research shows lower test scores for fourth graders who use tablets in schools

The Hechinger Report

A Reboot Foundation report finds a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores. For younger school children, the study found a negative tie between the use of tablets in school and fourth-grade reading scores.

The Go-To Tablet Activity Starter Kit

Edudemic

This is a follow up to my previous tablet-focused article, which aimed to ease the nerves of our generation of teachers who were trained in classical classroom management and are now teaching in a very non-classical, pro-technology world. With your nerves eased, let’s get you started with an arsenal of specific tablet activities that can […]. The post The Go-To Tablet Activity Starter Kit appeared first on Edudemic.

How Are Teachers Using Tablets? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Fractus Learning

The tablet has changed the landscape of classrooms around the world, from flipped learning to augmented reality. A much needed balance between function and affordability, tablets of all shapes and sizes are being embraced by teachers in millions of different ways.

Chromebook or Tablet for the Classroom? Finding the Best of Both Worlds

EdTechTeam

As educational technology has become a common staple in classrooms around the world, many educators find themselves in the difficult position of deciding which type of device will serve their students best. For daily classroom use, the traditional laptop configurement is a safe bet.

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets – From Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Getting computing devices into schools is relatively easy; changing classroom practice with technology is really, really hard. Over the past century, radio, television, video cassette recorders, desktop computers, laptop computers, handheld devices, tablets, and cell phones have all been heralded as potentially transformative classroom tools (Cuban, 1986, 2003). To make the most of the investment in tablet computers, school leaders need to do three things.

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets

EdTech Magazine

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets. Do we want a Chromebook or a tablet?” That’s how conversations about classroom mobility options often start. The Tab 10 looks as crisp and clear as tablets three times its price.

ISTE 2018: New Acer Tab 10 Brings Chrome OS to a Tablet

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2018: New Acer Tab 10 Brings Chrome OS to a Tablet. New @Acer #Chromebook pairs the Chrome OS with the portability and ease of a tablet for #K12 classrooms. amy.burroughs_26341. Tue, 06/26/2018 - 14:54. Tweet text. Video ID. 1897323124. video type. Conference. CDW Activity ID. MKT25498. CDW VV2 Strategy. CDW Segment. Customer Focused. False. Buying Cycle. Engagement. Pull Quote

Make a 3D Hologram With a Smartphone or Tablet – Pretty Awesome!

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Project Based Learning _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics 3d hologram phone project students classroom project smartphone hologram fun science math art project phone 3d projectionThis can be a Great Project for Science, Math, Art, Technology Classes and More This is just so much fun. One of my son’s made one of these a while back and I’ve been meaning to share it.

Consider a classroom ‘flip’

EdTech4Beginners

Teachers are very good at multi-tasking — responding to different needs of different educational levels and demands of a range of children in their classroom. That’s where technological supplements, including tablets, can help. And tablet use is on the rise, too.

EdRedi makes tablets ready for classroom use

eSchool News

To help make tablets more classroom ready, Education Resources created its EdRedi application which allows classroom teachers to intuitively supervise and control their students’ name-brand devices, such as the Acer Iconia 10.1 tablet, the first EdRedi-enabled device.

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. Chrome and Android all in one! And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

The MobyMax tablet is $69!! Wifi and speakers are built-in and there is headphone input so that your students can use MobyMax Tablet independently without disturbing others. The MobyMax tablet would be a fantastic center where students can work on building skills independently.

Digital Assistants in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s been a couple of years since my tech teacher advice column “Dear Otto” got its first question about classroom digital assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa. As of this date, there are no digital assistants specifically designed for the classroom.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Andrew Carroll, former High School teacher, has a great analysis of the problem and discussion of solutions below: How to control smartphone usage in classroom? Digital devices, especially smartphones and tablets, have become an appendage for schools.

TCEA 2015: Lessons in Samsung School’s Classroom Collaboration Tech

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Samsung''s answer to unifying tablets with the classroom experience continues to impress. Classroom Hardware Management Mobility Notebooks Project Management Tablets

Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets? Deciding what’s best for the nation’s schools

The Hechinger Report

Google’s first Chrome-powered tablet will create new competition for Apple, just as the company announced a new iPad , complete with augmented reality capability, the Apple pencil and a 10-hour battery. Both tablets will retail for $329. The post Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets?

4 Tips for Classroom Use of the Surface Pro 3

EdTech Magazine

By Robert Baker A technology director shares his lessons learned following deployment of the Microsoft tablets. Mobility Tablets

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, using 3DBear , I’m able to offer students a classroom where they can create and share. First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. However, the true power is the teacher classroom portal. Got a smartphone or tablet?

Teachers’ Pets: 3 Devices That Work in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Digital Content Mobility TabletsBy Meg Conlan After implementing Google Play for Education in their schools, educators assess the devices they chose for their technology programs.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Apps are organized in seven categories of classroom content.

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An Awesome Infographic Featuring The Benefits of Using Tablets in The Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 28, 2017 Mobile tablet computers have made their way into classrooms all over the world, with mixed responses. The phrase m-learning (or mobile-learning), the next stage after e-learning, has.read more. guest posts

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

It shows that clearly, EdTech is becoming an integral part of our classroom learning. Read more: How can teachers use VR in the classroom? Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms.

Pen and Pencil Use in Classrooms Isn’t Over, Just Evolving

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Mobility TabletsBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Microsoft Surface Pen can facilitate a better learning experience for students.

What Powers the Modern Classroom? [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan A K–12 expert explains how his school district used technology to give students a leg up in the classroom. Access Points Classroom Digital and Video Cameras Hardware Lecture Capture Mobility Networking Tablets Wireless

Microsoft Hopes to Revive Its Education Tablet Efforts With the New $399 Surface Go

Edsurge

K-12 classrooms has pitted Apple against Google. based company continued its streak of education announcements with the launch of the Surface Go , a version of the hybrid tablet that Microsoft aims to sell to schools. That same month, Google announced that it was working with Acer to create an education tablet made for Chrome OS, which starts at $329. Source: Futuresource Consulting By itself, the new tablet is unlikely to dramatically swing the U.S.