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How to Use iPads in Your Classroom

What is an iPad? It’s a brand name—not a product—for a tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Apple and used primarily for audio-visual media such as books, games, periodicals, movies, music, and web content. It has a keyboard, but most people maneuver with finger taps and swipes. It does less than laptops and computers, but what … Continue reading

K-5 Tech training / Tech ed / Web 2.0

107 Favorite iPad Apps for K-8–Plus 1

OK–I left one app off the list of 107 Favorite iPad Apps published earlier this week. It’s called Murky Reef. It’s advertised as ‘a series of thematic educational apps that encourages critical thinking through contextual game play’ and includes specific apps for language, science, and different grade levels. One thing I particularly like about this … Continue reading