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iPads in Education: Five Tips for Teachers Introducing Devices to the Classroom

iPads in Education: Five Tips for Teachers Introducing Devices to the Classroom

| May 13, 2013 | 9 Comments

Last year I volunteered in my child’s Kindergarten class daily for an hour with our family’s three iPads. I learned a lot about selecting educational content (primarily early math & literacy apps) and how to set up an environment most conducive for learning. I was most impressed by the potential for mobile devices to improve […]

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Tablet Device Comparison for Families – Now including Nexus 10 Review

Tablet Device Comparison for Families – Now including Nexus 10 Review

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

This review is of the Nexus 10 tablet, the newest addition to our family for testing. We really liked the smaller version of this tablet, the Nexus 7, and consider it the best Android option (for those who prefer Google-Play), with the best overall experience. The Nexus 10 currently starts at $400, a price point that […]

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The iPad Mini – It doesn’t suck! – Device Comparison Grid for Kids’ Tablets

The iPad Mini – It doesn’t suck! – Device Comparison Grid for Kids’ Tablets

| November 3, 2012 | 7 Comments

I was skeptical as I purchased my 4th iPad, the new iPad mini on Friday when it arrived at my local Apple store. I was expecting lower performance or at least to be unimpressed by the smaller screen size. But in the end, this could be one of the best holiday gifts this season, especially […]

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iPad vs Nook vs Kindle vs Nexus? The Tablet Wars Heat Up …

iPad vs Nook vs Kindle vs Nexus? The Tablet Wars Heat Up …

| August 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

In late 2011, my family took the plunge and began testing the Nook Color, Kindle Fire, new iPad (as well as having an iPad 2 & iPad 1, iPhone, iPod Touch and a few Android smart phones). We spent several months comparing the different devices and compiled a detailed matrix in our post: The new iPad […]

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The new iPad vs Nook Color vs Kindle Fire: Who has the best family tablet?

The new iPad vs Nook Color vs Kindle Fire: Who has the best family tablet?

| March 18, 2012 | 14 Comments

With the new iPad just released, there’s never been a better time to buy a tablet device. But what’s the best tablet for your whole family? We’ve been an iPad family for a couple years now, but we’ve also enjoyed testing out a Nook Color and Kindle Fire recently, getting both tablets over Christmas. For now […]

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