From month to month, the number of articles discussing the distribution of iPads in schools is on the rise. The Apple tablets are becoming quite the rage in our educational institutions.
The video below provides some perspective on how 2011 may be “The Year of the iPad in Education”. Of course, if the trend picks up, perhaps 2012 will even more rightfully own that title. Only time will tell.
(Make it full screen, for easier viewing.)
List of Articles in the video:
- iPads for every high school student in Michigan District, USA Today, 9/20/11: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/story/2011-09-20/schools-education-ipad-students/50480836/1
- iPads show Meyer Jewish Academy students a new dimension to the 3 R's, The Palm Beach Post News, 9/19/11: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/schools/ipads-show-meyer-jewish-academy-students-a-new-1866902.html
- Southwest Ranches school issues 800 iPads to students, SunSentinel.com, 9/30/11: http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2011-09-30/news/fl-cn-ipads-1002-20110930_1_ipads-high-tech-program-student-body
- iPads enter the classroom, PJStar.com, 9/28/11: http://www.pjstar.com/business/x609832039/iPads-enter-the-classroom
- Math that Moves: Schools Embrace the iPad, NY Times (online) Education Section, 1/4/11: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1
- More iPads at St. Agnes, The Archdiocese of Miami, 9/29/11: http://www.miamiarch.org/ip.asp?op=Article_11929263661
- Ipads help special education students in Roanoke County, WDBJ7.com, 9/22/11: http://articles.wdbj7.com/2011-09-22/ipad_30191854
- Unified iPads costing $100K, TheJournalTimes.com, 9/29/11: http://www.journaltimes.com/news/local/article_6fa5cebe-eac7-11e0-a2ff-001cc4c03286.html
- Kindergarteners get iPads for school, NECN.com, 9/12/11: http://www.necn.com/09/12/11/Kindergarteners-get-iPads-for-school/landing_scitech.html?blockID=563064&feedID=4213
- Marathon City Students Use iPads to Learn in New Ways, WSAW.com, 9/27/11: http://www.wsaw.com/education/headlines/Marathon_City_Students_Use_iPads__130649013.html
- In turnabout, teachers give students Apples, hope iPads boost test scores, Las Vegas Sun, 9/14/11: http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/sep/14/turnabout-teachers-give-students-apples-hope-ipads/
- iPads in schools: Technology program expanding to Angel Oak, Haut Gap: The Post and Courier, 9/6/11: http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/sep/06/ipads-in-schools/
- iPad use growing at North Jersey schools: NorthJersey.com, 10/4/11: http://www.northjersey.com/news/131031928_iPad_use_growing_at_North_Jersey_schools.html
- POWELL INCORPORATES APPLE IPADS IN SCHOOL: KURL8.com, 8/31/11: http://www.kulr8.com/news/wyoming/Powell-Incorporates-Apple-iPads-in-School-128852118.html
- iPads slowly popping up in classrooms across NH, The Palm Beach Post News, 9/19/11: http://www.unionleader.com/article/20110918/NEWS04/709189971
- Schools to try iPads in classroom, EasyReaderNews.com, 6/28/11: http://www.easyreadernews.com/30383/manhattan-beach-schools-ipad-pilot/
- Kent School gives an iPad to each of its 1,400 pupils, Metro.co.uk, 7/14/11: http://www.metro.co.uk/news/869340-kent-school-gives-an-ipad-to-each-of-its-1-400-pupils
- iPads Make Learning Fun for Sequoyah Schools Students, Cherokee Nation (cherokee.org), 9/29/11: http://www.cherokee.org/PressRoom/32721/Press_Article.aspx
- iPads being used to help kids learn drawing praise, Elk Ridge Star News, 10/3/11: http://erstarnews.com/2011/10/03/ipads-being-used-to-help-kids-learn-drawing-praise/
- Prepping for iPads in School, TheJournal.com, 4/28/11: http://thejournal.com/articles/2011/04/28/prepping-for-ipads-in-school.aspx
Feel free to drop a comment and share other articles about iPads in schools, or tell us a little about your school if you've been incorporating iPads in the classroom too.
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