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Cost of equipping Florida students with iPads? $441 million | Saint Petersblog

Cost of equipping Florida students with iPads? $441 million | Saint Petersblog.

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Texbooks in All Florida School Districts Required to Go Digital By 2015-2016

Texbooks in All Florida School Districts Required to Go Digital By 2015-2016.

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FCTE 2012

Hello teachers, It’s been about five years since I presented at FCTE, and I’m excited to be back, bringing you ideas for enhancing your writing and reading curriculum through technology. I explore using Google Drive (formerly Google Documents) in the … Continue reading

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Create original material with IBooks Author

Apple recently released iBooks Author, a free application available for Mac users. (I have a Macbook, so I needed to update my operating system to use the app.) If you have KeyNote, you’ll recognize some of the features in the … Continue reading

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Parents and students can explore new Treasure Coast regional virtual school Thursday » TCPalm.com

  Parents and students can explore new Treasure Coast regional virtual school Thursday » TCPalm.com.

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Apple makes big play for share of textbook market | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Apple makes big play for share of textbook market | Detroit Free Press | freep.com.

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South Korea classrooms to go fully digital by 2015

If you think the U.S. is preparing students for 21st century learning in a global environment, think again. Check out this video story from Reuters: South Korea classrooms to go fully digital by 2015 | Video | Reuters.com July 28 … Continue reading

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The new journalistic frontier

As journalism textbooks from 1993 collect dust in my classroom and more news organizations close their doors, I am left wondering what’s next for journalism in America. While reading articles on my iPad, I decided to take a survey offered … Continue reading

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iPad VGA adapter severely limited

I wanted to purchase the VGA adapter for the iPad/iPhone 4, but the $29 thingamajig has a myriad of limitations, according to user reviews, and most of the apps won’t play. In Apple’s Q&A section on the user review page, … Continue reading

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Secondary students need more educational apps

Though there are some useful iPod/iPad apps for 6-12 classrooms, the selection is rather limited. Capitalism is hard at work in Apple’s App Store, and the vast majority of apps are geared toward the folks who are willing and able … Continue reading

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