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Tablets for Fifth Graders? Teachers Try Different Tactics

Schools across the country are increasingly starting to use mobile devices like tablets and smartphones as classroom tools. But some educators are still skeptical that devices will distract students as much or more than they enhance the learning environment. Because … Continue reading

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No Child Left Untableted

Sally Hurd Smith, a veteran teacher, held up her brand-new tablet computer and shook it as she said, “I don’t want this thing to take over my classroom.” It was late June, a month before the first day of school. … Continue reading

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Technology In The Classroom

Interest In Computer Science Increases While most high schools teach an assortment of foreign languages: Spanish, French, German – other types of languages are finding their way into classrooms. Like Java. Never heard of it? It’s basically a language computers … Continue reading

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iPads offer new teaching, learning tools for Concord’s elementary schools

The Concord School District purchased 1,250 iPads to split among the three new elementary schools, enough for each student to have his or her own, along with 75 Apple TV display devices and 350 laptops. The two older elementary schools, … Continue reading

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Great Apes Deserve Great Apps

Great apes at the National Zoo touching iPads. When great ape keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo were deciding how to add more variety and enrichment to their animals’ lives, they turned to Orangutan Outreach and a program that had … Continue reading

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