Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Digital Native Myth: Why we still need to teach kids HOW to use the iPad | (innovate) educate

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices “Every now and then an article will come out or someone will tweet about students being ‘digital natives’. The assumption is, of course, that students have been brought up with technology and know how … Continue reading

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An iPad for every student? What Los Angeles school district is thinking.

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices The Los Angeles Unified School District is passing out iPads to all 650,000 of its students this fall, part of a $1 billion high-tech investment. Whether that’s a smart move depends on teacher training … Continue reading

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The Impact of New Technology in Schools – Results are in!

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices I should state from the outset I’m not sure the impact of any new technology in the classroom will ever be truly measurable. It won’t be for the want of trying and there are … Continue reading

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Apple’s ‘Reuse and Recycle’ iPhone Trade-In Program Begins Rolling Out at Apple Stores | MacTrast

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices Following recent reports that Apple was preparing to launch their new iPhone trade-in program at Apple Retail Stores, 9to5Mac has managed to get their hands … John Pearce‘s insight: This will be great if … Continue reading

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MakeUseOf Tablet Buying Guide: Summer 2013

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices “So what makes an iPad worth all the hype? What’s Android? Windows 8? From Samsung to Surface, the list of tablet terms goes on and on. There are many manufacturers making tablets of all … Continue reading

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Stylus Showdown: Back To School Review and Giveaway

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices It’s Back-To-School month, and all through the month you’ve had chances to win great back-to-school items such as the ASUS VivoBook X202E touchscreen laptop, the Timbuk2 Power Q laptop backpack and a custom-made budget … Continue reading

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Appitic App List Builder Tool

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices Easily create customized app lists for sharing! Organize your apps by standard,subject, skills, grade levels or individual students. Create lists for centers… John Pearce‘s insight: From Appitic comes this neat tool to create applists … Continue reading

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See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices This site features tutorials on how to use the iPad and the iOS. Whether you are just starting out with the iPad, or already consider yourself a ‘power user’… John Pearce‘s insight: Michelle Berner’s … Continue reading

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Apps in Education: Preparing Kids to Code – Apps for all Ages

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices “You know what I love about these apps. Often I show a kid one of these apps and away they go. There is no instruction, they just go for it. These apps are good for … Continue reading

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Get photos on and off the iPad

See on Scoop.it – mrpbps iDevices An overview of all the ways to get pictures and videos on and off the iPad.  John Pearce‘s insight: This is a real pot-pourri collection from using apps to direct connection. Not totally sure … Continue reading

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