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EdTech Experiments: Kindergartners, iPads & Gorillas

EdTech Experiments: Kindergartners, iPads & Gorillas

The other day there was a short pitch to read a blog post that went something like this: What would happen if you put iPads into a kindergarten class? Instead of clicking to read, I thought about the image that created—tossing iPads into a classroom of kindergartners—sort of the way you’d toss toys into a cage at the zoo to see what the animals might do with them. Now, don’t get me wrong, kids aren’t … Read entire article »

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Textbooks Take It on the Lam

Textbooks Take It on the Lam

There’s been a lot of buzz for some time about eReaders and eBooks for kids in classrooms, so for McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to get involved with digital, and with Apple in particular, was a no brainer. I’m certain there were many teachers saying, “It’s about time.” And, no one will feel sorry for those outdated texts napping in warehouses, or in school storerooms next to filmstrip projectors. Don’t get me wrong; I love … Read entire article »

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