Katie Banks is a mom and a life long educator. Her passions include technology, healthcare and finance. When she is not blogging you can find her sea kayaking with her dog Max (she wishes!).
Do you love extending learning beyond the school walls? Would you like to use Frederick Douglass' former home as your classroom while you teach students about the Civil War and the abolition of slavery? Or use the the jungle at the U.S. Botanic Garden to teach about plant adaptations? Then Live It Learn It might be the spot for you.More
Can schools use the same content filtering approach as with desktop computers? Maybe not. The iPad's mobile nature and lack of flexibility within the app store create new challenges for schools. Many students can take their school iPad to non-secure servers (such as their home) and access whatever content schools / society deems inappropriate for young minds using school technology. So what are your options? According to this article there are two solutions:More
Everyone loves those memorable Steve Jobs iPad presentations but sometimes you don't have to be an international icon to make an impact. Check out what High School Student Michael Harrigan had to say about his schools tablet initiative.More