iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know

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Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know. iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know. He is one of my Go To people for iPads.

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iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Emily Lynch talks about how to use iPads in the classroom to differentiate instruction. So many good ways exist to use iPads but how can we personalize it and make it unique? Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Ipads and Augmented Reality. Greg: One way is iPads. Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders.

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iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

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Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research. Vicki: So, what kind of formative assessments are you doing on the iPads?

@Nearpod: Teaching Smarter with iPads

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Nearpod: the iPad Teacher''s must have tool I''ve been meaning to post about Nearpod for a few weeks; however, with the ISTE conference and arranging my recent give-away (thanks Nearpod for supporting), I''ve been a bit swamped. Nearpod is a free app you can download to your iPad.

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Tech Company Drops Conference Swag in Favor of 13,000 School Donations

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That’s the number of items and school supplies recently donated by the San Francisco-based tech company Okta. Conference-goers to the company’s annual Bay Area event didn’t come away with any “swag” this year.

Apple Acquires Data Company As Part Of Push To ‘Schoolify’ iPads

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What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

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After a summer of market research and competitor analysis, the company eventually signed off on a collaboration with a Chinese partner, TAL Education. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market. But their story is not a blueprint that will make sense for every company. Between the drastic variations in business culture, social norms and day-to-day education affairs, there are a lot of differences companies should know about (along with a few similarities).

More iPad Apps

A Principal's Reflections

In my last post I wrote about some iPad apps that I thought were must adds for administrators and educators alike. Groupboard : Turns your iPad into a collaborative whiteboard. If you have used any of these or other apps from another company please let me know. After sharing my excitment about the iPad with a social studies teacher today we decided to purchase two of these for the department in lieu of a laptop. Change educational technology Innovation iPad Opinion

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7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

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The only difference is instead of having children use their dry erase boards, erasers, and expo markers, we use our iPads. With The Answer Pad''s free app, TapIt Free, my students are able to answer questions using templates I push out to their iPads. Grab your iPad.

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30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016

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30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. From Apple to J.Crew, these companies offer exclusive discounts on just about everything a teacher could possibly need for the new semester! 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016.

Companies Are Bought, Not Sold: M&A Advice From 3 Edtech CEOs Who Survived the Process

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The industry has since consolidated, due in part to an uptick in mergers and acquisitions by education companies and private equity firms. So what is it like—and what does it take—to sell a company? She started Ranku, which helped colleges and universities market their online programs, in 2013 and sold the company to academic publisher, Wiley in 2016. She and her fellow panelists all also agreed on another thing: Companies are bought, not sold.

iPads ignite furor in schools

eSchool News

In the shadow of Apple Computer’s 1 Infinite Loop headquarters, an initiative requiring public middle schoolers to use iPads in class and at home has spawned a growing battle over education in the digital age. District officials and many teachers tout the iPads as innovative learning tools.

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How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return)

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But Christmas came early for some higher-ed institutions in the form of freebies and discounts from big technology companies. Apple also reached out with iPad Pros and other hardware at a discounted rate. But these efforts are part of a longer-term strategy for these companies to train future workers in their technology. In October, the company and The Ohio State University announced a multi-part collaboration. Gifts are plentiful during the holidays.

Beyond the Screen: Osmo for the iPad 

Reading By Example

We checked this iPad accessory out at our local library. The company describes their product as “a kid’s technology system that brings the physical and digital worlds together.” ” The kit comes with an iPad stand, reflector, tans, and letter tiles.

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What’s It Like Tutoring for VIPKID, the Chinese Company That Just Raised $200 Million?

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Mabry is one of the 20,000 educators working for VIPKID , China’s largest online English tutoring company. The Beijing-based company has now raised a total of $325 million.). The company said it generated roughly $40 million last in July, through the efforts of teachers like Mabry. “I She even won a contest put on by the company to travel to Beijing and meet Cindy Mi, the company’s founder and CEO. Children are on their iPads so they can do it from anywhere.”.

5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

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Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

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That was how bubbly Apple employees, decked out in the green-and-yellow outfits that matched the colors of Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, welcomed arrivals to the company’s highly-anticipated education event this morning. That Apple chose this selective magnet school as the site for its latest product showcase—rather than, say, the San Francisco Moscone Center or its Cupertino headquarters—reflects the company’s renewed focus on the education market. “We

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

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For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Challenges of Finding the Right iPad or Google Play App.

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Why some schools pay $100 more for the same iPads

eSchool News

Levy, who is now executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, said ed-tech companies have to be more transparent in their pricing and in the services they offer to schools. Education technology experts discuss various solutions to the ‘broken’ process of ed-tech purchasing.

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Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

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I’ve also added some of my favorite new productivity tools for my smartphone, iPad, and a few new ones for my Mac. My students can use their iPhones/iPads or computers to follow along and see the slides.

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All the ways iOS 9.3 will impact school iPad rollouts

eSchool News

In March, Apple upgraded the iPad and iPhone operating system to iOS 9.3 The lead up to the release caught the eye of the K-12 community, which had been waiting for a few tweaks of their own that would help it better manage both shared and one-to-one iPad implementations. ipads

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5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

January of 2011 saw the launch of an iPad app on which to view presentations. After interviewing many prospective companies I became frustrated with the lack of innovation and impressiveness of their products. Learn Boost is a startup company that has developed a gradebook program that has great potential. While I think the product needs a little bit of time to mature, I would certainly keep my eye on this company!

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning – One of my favorite books for teachers who use iPads with young children. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears

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Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company. Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company.

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Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

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Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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To get started, a student will just scan the room using his or her digital device (like an iPad, iPhone, or Droid) before starting. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Seesaw in the Elementary Music Classroom with Amy Burns

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Review: Ask3, a Free iPad App by TechSmith

The Electric Educator

They have produced some great software titles, are strong supporters of education and teachers, and are a Michigan company! A little over a year ago TechSmith developed ScreenChomp , a screencasting app for the iPad. Allow video insertion via the iPad camera.

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New case makes iPad video more professional-looking

eSchool News

iPad case helps improve video quality. A new snap-on iPad accessory is helping users create professional-looking videos, letting them shoot, edit, stream and share. On its website the company features several tutorial videos, as well as examples shot using the device.

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New Tech Consortium Research Probes iPad Pricing for School Districts

Marketplace K-12

That organization, the Technology for Education Consortium , has come out of the gate with an ambitious project–having released data that questions the prices that Apple is charging districts for a popular model of iPads. The consortium says its research, based on surveys of 40 districts, shows that the prices those systems paid for iPads with the same features and design ranged from $367 to $499. Marketplace K-12 Apple devices Ed-tech ipads pricing Procurement

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Apple’s strongest case to reclaim the education market is not the new iPad

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That was how bubbly Apple employees, decked out in the green-and-yellow outfits that matched the colors of Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago, welcomed arrivals to the company’s highly-anticipated education event Tuesday. Uncategorized Apple apps edtech iPad“Welcome to your first day of school!”

?Ohio State Will Give Incoming Students iPads. But Do Tablet Programs Work?

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Starting in fall 2018, all first year students at The Ohio State University will receive iPad Pros. In that same press release, Apple CEO Tim Cook is quoted as saying students will have access “to the incredible learning tools on iPad, as well as Apple’s new coding curriculum that teaches critical skills for jobs in some of the country’s fastest-growing sectors.” She says first years at the regional campuses will get iPads as well.

iPads Did Not Revolutionize Campus Teaching (But a Few Colleges Give Every Student One)

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When Apple released its first iPad seven years ago, the company thought one area it would revolutionize was education. So when Hiram College announced last month that it would provide every student and professor an iPad starting this fall, it made us wonder what the state of Apple’s sector-creating tablet on campuses is these days. (It One of the first to try it was Lynn University , in Boca Raton, Florida, which launched its own iPad initiative in 2013.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

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Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

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If you’re in a 1-to-1 classroom with iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device, this free tool is a MUST-USE. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Legends of Learning: The Game-Based Science Platform for Grades 3-8

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Top Tips for Fast Formative Assessment that Works

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