Studies presented at the American Educational Research Association on iPads and early literacy, students' online reading skills, Google Docs, and the frontiers of ed-tech use drew big reactions from readers.
All Blog Posts With iPads Tag or Category
May 11, 2015
April 20, 2015
Four pending studies presented at AERA offer surprising findings and a nuanced look at the use of iPads and e-readers with young children.
February 26, 2015
Futuresource Consulting projects that half of students and teachers in the U.S. will have access to their own personal computer in school by 2015-16.
December 04, 2014
"Disney Imagicademy" was launched today by Disney Publishing Worldwide, part of an education initiative for young children that will incorporate apps, books, and toys.
December 02, 2014
Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines confirmed that the FBI took 20 boxes of evidence related to the district's ambitious 1-to-1 computing initiative.
November 05, 2014
Ronald Chandler stepped down last week amid ongoing troubles surrounding the LAUSD's student information system and 1-to-1 computing initiative.
November 04, 2014
The market for tablets at the global level, and in the U.S., continues to grow, though Apple's sales of iPads declined in the third quarter, according to the IDC.
October 24, 2014
This series, Start Up Spotlight, will feature video interviews with these developers, stories behind how they got started and sneak peaks into future iteration of their products. First off, we have Andrew Rowland and Peter Do, the co-founders of Classkick. This free iPad app allows teachers to easily create open response questions, push them out to students and then view student responses and annotations via a real-time dashboard. Check out this post to see the video interview and learn more!
October 16, 2014
Los Angeles Unified's school board voted against releasing an inspector general's report on a controversial technology program days before the district's superintendent stepped down.
September 18, 2014
Evaluators of L.A.'s closely-watched iPad initiative found a continued reliance on whole-class instruction and almost no use of a multimillion-dollar digital curriculum from Pearson.