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No iPad For You!

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles

The panel that oversees spending of Los Angeles Unified's bond revenue on Wednesday refused Superintendent John Deasy's request for nearly $17.5 milli...

The Attraction of Distraction

Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | College
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.

For me -- for the subject matter I teach and more importantly how I aspire to teach it -- gadgets are distractions. Attractive distractions, I concede; but still distractions.

iPads and Social Media in the Classroom?

Candy Spelling | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education
Candy Spelling

While I understand the real-time digital stream may create a safe harbor for students uncomfortable expressing themselves, it seems to me students are missing valuable lessons in real-life social skills.

Maine District: iPad 2 Is Essential For All Kindergartners

Posted 06.09.2011 | Education

A Maine school system may be adding the iPad 2 to its list of mandatory kindergarten classroom items, with the district footing the bill. The Aubur...