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Apple Reinvigorates a Focus on E-learning

Jill Duffy of PCMag.com may have said it best: "Apple brings a spotlight with it everywhere it goes, and people pay attention to anything caught in its glow."

Rumors of the new and improved iBooks application began swirling weeks before Apple's anticipated announcement on Jan. 19, but perhaps no one was expecting the tidal wave of media coverage that proclaimed the company's venture into the textbook industry to be the Holy Grail of K12 learning. After all, iPads are hardly new, nor are their netbook predecessors or online learning material, for that matter.

Senseye Activates Mobile Devices With Just One Look

New technology that uses one’s eyes to activate the screen, scroll through Web pages and play games makes its debut.
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Nearly Half of Americans Think Tablets Will Replace Computers

Electronic tablets could become the device of choice for the American technology crowd.

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Arizona District Tests Use of iPads in Class

A pilot program in the Higley Unified School District will allow students to use iPads in four classrooms starting this month.

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Forrestville Valley (Fla.) School District Gives Students Free iPads

A sea of iPads were swarming through the bleacher's at Forreston High School on Monday.  The school district gave the iPad 2 to five hundred students, from sixth through 12th grade.

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Schools Will Have More Tablets Than Computers by 2016

A new report reveals that most US schools are testing tablet devices, with the aim of having more tablets per students than computers by 2016.

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Steve Jobs: Student, Teacher and Leader in Revolutionizing Education and Technology

In a time of educational debate and shuffling nationwide, a college dropout, businessman and paragon of technological innovation emerged as an inadvertent, but forceful, momentum for an educational revolution around the world.

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Establishing a Technological Culture

Debbie Rice, Director of Technology, Auburn (Ala.) City Schools

Learning in the Age of Mobilism

The United States risks falling behind countries like Korea in this new era.

A Bright Future in K12 for e-Book Readers

A guide to one segment of education technology

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