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Ind. Schools Work to Ensure iPads Aren't Misused

Schools in Indiana that issued iPads to students this year say they are finding ways to teach children not to use them inappropriately and are working to allay parents' fears about the devices being used for everything from posting items on social media to downloading inappropriate content.

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Apple Ups Enthusiasm and Test Scores at Milwaukie Private School

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.

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Apple Ups Ore. School's Enthusiasm and Test Scores

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.

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La Center Schools (Wash.) Plug Into the Future

A hushed air hung over Rhea Heaton's first-period Spanish class at La Center High School, as students took an end-of-the-week quiz Friday. Light murmurs of students asking questions mingled with the gentle tapping of fingertips on illuminated screens.

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McGraw Hill Exec: iPad Mini May not be Best for Education

Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.

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With New iPads, Apple Targets Education Opportunity

For Apple's iPad and its tablet rivals, there are three major markets:

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Educators Use iPad as Teaching Tool

Julie Garcia handed Apple iPads to students in her seventh-grade pre-algebra class on a recent morning before showing the pupils how to use the tablet to graph data, hunt for correlations and record how-to videos.

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iPads (and tablets) in K12: When Will We Get it Together?

An interview with John Martellaro over at The Mac Observer, an Apple focused e-zine, has Christopher Dawson of ZDnet Education thinking ... why can't we get this right?

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Connecticut's St. Mary's School Deploys iPads

At first glance, it could have been any other first-grade class: Teacher Sheri Jehnings held up a book, read a passage, and told her students to illustrate and record a response. But instead of fanning out to desks or grabbing markers and paper, the first-graders pulled out their sleek new iPads, opened Educreations and began tapping out their thoughts on the screen.

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iPad Overtakes PC in Education Market Share

Market data in the June quarter showed with certainty for the first time ever that Apple's iPad is replacing sales of traditional PCs to schools and students, according to one analysis.

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