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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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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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Angry Birds Teaching Math, Science and History

Kelly Tenkely has an awesome site over at iLearn Technology. She taught elementary grades for years and worked as technology integration specialist. And she loves Angry Birds. She recently posted some ideas of how to use Angry Birds as an

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iPads in Math

I received my first iPad a few months ago.  Learning how to use this “new” technology and also thinking about how this technology can be used in the classroom has been daunting to me. I first needed to learn how

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