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Catching Up With Your Kids @ CCS
CCS sponsored “Catching Up With Your Kids…” an evening for parents and students in grades 6-8 on Thursday, February 7.
Over 50 parents were in attendance with their middle schooler & their school issued iPad.
The evening began in the cafeteria with an update of the KnightPad program and an overview of the events planned.
There were three student led break out sessions where parents learned more about how the iPads are integrated in their student’s classrooms.
School Makes Switch From Text to iPads
HeraldNET.com > Posted 7/25/12
Marysville school makes switch from books to iPads -the how, the what and the why... READ MORE HERE
How 1:1 Technology Is Making School More Real
Cannon School students in grades 9 through 12 have been using laptop computers in the classroom for the last seven years. Now, the independent K-12 college preparatory school in Concord, NC, is taking the same step that many other institutions are doing right now by integrating iPads into the classroom. READ MORE HERE
How the iPad Is Changing Education
How Tech Will Transform the Traditional Classroom
by Benjamin Jackson
As the post-PC era moves from interesting theory to cold, hard reality, one of the most pressing questions is: How can we use tablets, and especially the iPad, to help people learn? READ MORE HERE
U.S. Officials Tackle National Adoption of Digital Textbooks
The Federal Communications Commission, the newly formed LEAD Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education met today with textbook publishers and technology providers in Washington to discuss the future of digital textbooks in K-12 classrooms. READ MORE HERE
The Evolution of Textbooks
Will Apple's iBook permanently alter the $8 billion textbook market? READ MORE HERE