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100 iPad Apps Perfect for Middle School

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If you’re a student, teacher, or administrator at a middle school looking into adopting iPads for educational purposes, it’s important to know that the iPad is more than just an easy way to browse the web or visit the app

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Quixey – Awesome app search tool

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What it is:   Have you ever attempted an app search?  It is a miserable experience, unless you already know what you are looking for, you are out of luck! Quixey changes all of that by powering app searches across multiple platforms

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What I Wish I’d Done Before Deploying the iPads to 735 Middle Schoolers

There are many things I’ll detail over the course of the year, but there is one thing sticking out right now, and I must share it with you in case you are considering a similar 1:1 project: TRAIN STUDENTS TO

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iPad Conference Favs

Last week, Dr. Cook asked you to send him your favorite iPad apps. And based on your responses, we’ve put together a quick list of what you use all the time. In no particular order: Splashtop – remote access to

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iPads Make Better Readers, Writers

Once upon a time teachers stood in front of a blackboard writing letters of the alphabet with chalk and drilling students to develop literacy skills. But now that children are growing up with laptops, streaming video, and even iPads, what’s

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