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10 Facts Show Growth of iPads in the Classroom as Learning Tools
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10 Facts Show Growth of iPads in the Classroom as Learning Tools

Tablets and other mobile devices are entering classrooms all across the United States at an increasingly rapid rate. iPads seem to be the fantastic little device leading this invasion. I can see why though.  They can provide an incredible amount of benefits to both educators and students, and several studies have proven they certainly do enhance education. Therefore their exponentially increasing growth and support as a learning tool only makes sense.

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Schools Shift from Textbooks to eBooks on iPads in the Classroom
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Schools Shift from Textbooks to eBooks on iPads in the Classroom

Today’s students are growing up as digital natives. Technology is a daily part of their lives, so not taking advantage of using these mobile devices as learning tools that students are already interested in and comfortable using makes no sense. Many schools and school districts all over the United States are seeing the benefits of using mobile devices such as iPads in the classroom and are now planning to bring this technology in the classrooms through programs like 1:1 (1 device per student) and BYOD (bring your own device).  

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iPads in the Classroom Get Students Engaged
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iPads in the Classroom Get Students Engaged

Getting students involved in the classroom seems to be half the battle when it comes to educating.  Students simply get bored, especially when they feel there is no interaction with the teacher.  They end up just sitting there in many cases, sometimes never interacting with the teacher at all.  This is not a productive situation, as the student and teacher are often together throughout the week.  As interaction continues to remain absent, the student may feel distanced from the teachings.  If this continues it may cause the student to feel discouraged, leaving them without an urge to learn.

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Effects of iPads in the Classroom on Elementary Education
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Effects of iPads in the Classroom on Elementary Education

As iPads continue to invade classrooms all over the United States, the schools that have not already integrated them as learning tools are starting to feel an increasing pressure to allow iPads in the classroom.  The first educational institutions to hop on the iPad bandwagon were higher education institutions and high schools. Most of the hesitancy has really come from elementary schools. There is a lot of discussion out there about whether younger students are really ready for mobile devices like iPads in the classroom, which is understandable.

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Why Use iPads & Other Technology in the Classroom as Learning Tools
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Why Use iPads & Other Technology in the Classroom as Learning Tools

Technology is woven into just about every aspect of our lives. It is how we work, play, learn, communicate, shop, share information, and so on.  So the importance of integrating technology in the classroom just makes sense. Technology in the classroom is changing the experience of education. It is changing the way children learn, educators teach and how teachers and students communicate with one another.

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Why schools should allow iPads in the Classroom
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Why schools should allow iPads in the Classroom

The accumulating conversation on mobile devices is not something to ignore.  All around us are examples of the unceasing usage of tablets and smartphones.  People love their personal mobile devices, and there is no reason not to.  Tablets in particular, are growing in popularity more than ever.  From personal entertainment to composing small business proposals, it seems you can find use of tablets for almost anything. 

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8 Studies Show iPads in the Classroom Improve Education
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8 Studies Show iPads in the Classroom Improve Education

Since their release in April of 2010, Apple’s iPads have taken the US by storm. iPads have swept through almost every industry, especially education. Apple is pushing for iPad use in education, and several schools across the US have taken up the charge. The proliferation of iPads in the classroom will only keep accelerating. With these powerful mobile devices come a lot of possible benefits for educators and students alike. We all know iPads are exciting and there is a plethora of engaging apps for them out there, but do they actually improve education?  

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How iPads in the Classroom Enhance Learning
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How iPads in the Classroom Enhance Learning

While some educational professionals still show ambivalent emotions about the use of technology in the classroom, the truth is that technology is becoming more important by the day in American Society.  It is important to adapt to the dynamic ways in which education is being transmitted.

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4 Fantastic Apps for iPads in the Classroom
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4 Fantastic Apps for iPads in the Classroom

It appears that mobile devices like iPads in the classroom are revolutionizing the way education is being taught on school wireless networks. The use of these mobile devices for teaching and learning is increasing at a rapid pace. Students and teachers are finding that with these appliances, the classroom is becoming a more challenging but enjoyable atmosphere.

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iPads in the Classroom: Getting Teachers on Board
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iPads in the Classroom: Getting Teachers on Board

The use of mobile devices like iPads in the classroom have the ability to revolutionize learning. Today’s classrooms are full of little digital natives. So now classroom technology like the iPad needs to be central to student’s learning of course along with creative and well planned teaching to accompany these new devices. For iPad in the classroom programs to be successful educators must fully accept and embrace these new learning technologies. In many cases getting teachers on board with accepting them and adjusting their teaching methods for iPads is the biggest challenge. Every educator using the iPads in their class should be asking; how is this technology going to enhance the teaching and learning in my classroom?

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iPads in the Classroom: The Growing Trend
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iPads in the Classroom: The Growing Trend

Today’s generation is full of a bunch of tech-savvy students. Having all this great technology is all they know, so utilizing it in the classrooms is your best bet for capturing the attention of your students, which every educator knows can be a pretty tough task. iPads in the classroom are my favorite type of classroom technology. They can encourage collaboration, increase engagement, and make learning fun! Having an iPad in the classroom will make your students grin from ear to ear and teachers love them too! They are great learning and planning tools and there’s an app for just about anything you want to do with them these days.

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10 Commandments of iPads in the Classroom
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10 Commandments of iPads in the Classroom

iPads in the classroom make excellent learning tools. Many teachers love them and students just adore using them, so it is easy to see why iPads have become such a popular type of classroom technology. They are transforming the traditional lecture style classroom model to a more engaging and participant friendly learning environment. With this tech-savvy generation, using technology in the classroom like iPads just makes sense. The 10 Commandments of iPads in the classroom will help guide you through the things you must not forget when implementing these fantastic learning tools on your school wireless network.

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4 Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom
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4 Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom

Today’s generation is full of tech-savvy students. Classroom technology now needs to be central to student’s learning with creative well planned teaching. Every teacher using the iPads in their class should be asking; how is this technology going to enhance the teaching and learning in my classroom?

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iPads in the classroom: Teachers love them too!
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iPads in the classroom: Teachers love them too!

Have an iPad or even the new iPad mini yet?  School leaders say it’s not just a cool toy, but rather a powerful, versatile tool that is virtually changing the face of education.  iPads have become a  very common type of classroom technology. They are popping up in classrooms all over the US and students fall in love with them almost instantly. We all know today’s generation absolutely adores technology in the classroom and how it really gets them more engaged. So, instead of covering the many benefits the iPad can provide for students I want to point out how wonderful this great device can be for the educators as well, especially since many may be a little apprehensive about using them.

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12 Tips to deploying iPads in the classroom
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12 Tips to deploying iPads in the classroom

The iPad has become a popular type of technology in the classroom. It has been found to be a very engaging and effective learning tool that is loved by teachers and students alike. Deploying iPads in education can be an extensive process. There are many wireless network infrastructure and other considerations to review to make sure your school is ready to implement the iPad or additional wireless mobile devices. 

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6 BYOD Policy Essentials for iPad technology in the classroom
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6 BYOD Policy Essentials for iPad technology in the classroom

So as I’m sure you already know, BYOD for schools is in full swing whether you like it or not. Many of today’s classrooms are being flooded with mobile devices, particularly iPads, which are many students BYOD item of choice. It’s vital that your school implements a formal policy that safeguards against BYOD risks. You need to peel back all those layers and address any and all things you think could become potential issues to make sure everyone is well informed and cover your rear.  

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7 Policy Tips for deploying iPads in the classroom
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7 Policy Tips for deploying iPads in the classroom

Schools around the world are embracing all the benefits of these new mobile devices like iPads. It’s important for schools to stay up-to-date with technology to help provide the best education to their students.  The iPad has become an excellent learning tool that students and teachers alike adore. But before you can begin reaping all the wonderful benefits of mobile devices like iPads in the classroom, you must successfully integrate them onto the schools wireless network.

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7 Apps for Teaching with iPads in the Classroom
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7 Apps for Teaching with iPads in the Classroom

Students shouldn’t be the only ones psyched about using iPads and other mobile devices on their school wireless network, teachers should be too! There are a ton of cool apps out there to make the life of a teacher a little easier. I know some teachers aren’t too thrilled about having to incorporate more technology in their lessons, which is understandable. The chalk board has been working just fine for decades, but the job of a teacher is to prepare students for their future careers and guess what, the future is jammed packed with technology. So why not just embrace the inevitable and take advantage of some of the cool apps and other benefits the iPad has to offer for teachers.

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5 Tips to implementing iPad technology in the classroom
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5 Tips to implementing iPad technology in the classroom

iPads and other mobile devices are everywhere and are constantly altering and affecting every part of our lives including education. They are transforming the traditional classroom model where the teacher teaches and students listen to a more interactive, engaging, and collaborative learning environment. Using technology in the classroom like iPads just makes sense in this world full of tech-savvy students.

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