Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/30/2013 - 2:24pm
Willowwind School is going mobile. The private Iowa City school is piloting a new program this year where every fifth- and sixth-grade student has an iPad. Families purchased the devices themselves and students use them at home and at school on a daily basis.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 10:34am
Visit the classrooms of Burlington High School in the Burlington (Mass.) Public School District and you’ll see the school’s two-year-old 1-to-1 iPad initiative in action. Students' efforts range from taking notes in Evernote to translating first-aid terms for a Spanish lesson to rehearsing with the Garage Band app in music class.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:12am
Battle High School (Columbia, Mo.) staff ordered about 1,100 iPad Minis for incoming students to use instead of textbooks. District officials touted the savings of the technology over the cost of textbooks as one of the benefits of the move to digital.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sun, 07/28/2013 - 10:39am
Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will receive 31,000 free iPads this school year under a new $30 million program launched by the district. But that's only the initial phase of the program.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 2:05pm
East Allen County Schools made a push to put an iPad in the hands of every student, doubling the number of digital devices in the district. No technology staff were added, just miles of cable and a wireless access point in every classroom.