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Is the iPad the Correct Tool to Aid Learning in Education?

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Many educators have asked – “Are iPads the correct tool to aid learning in education?” Having read several articles and well as witnessing first hand the implementation of iPad programs in several K12 educational establishments. I still don’t have a definitive answer, but I suppose it depends on the goals of your educational establishment and the age group of learners and what they need to…

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Added by Steven David Pearce on December 22, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Parallels Desktop 7 on iPad 2

Hi all,

 

As a longtime Macbook/Pro user, I have made good use of Parallels Desktop to run a virtual Windows environment on my Macbook. This has worked well, as QMS is a Windows based environment.

I have recently been debating on what is the next step for computer technology in my classroom. I have been comparing tablets to the nth degree! Based on the fact our school network is Windows based I have been focusing on Windows based tablets from Acer and Asus.…

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Added by Dominic Smith on November 6, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments

Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom

A recent 93-page report on online education, conducted by SRI International for the Department of Education, has a starchy academic title, but a most intriguing conclusion: “On average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.”



The report examined the comparative research on online versus traditional classroom teaching from 1996 to 2008. Some of it was in K-12 settings, but most of the comparative studies were done in… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on November 26, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

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