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The new low-cost iPad is further evidence of Apple's new approach to pricing

”If anyone had asked you to describe Apple’s pricing strategy in a sentence, this would – until recently – have been extremely easy to do. Apple aims to sell premium products at high margins to upmarket demographics,” Ben Lovejoy writes for 9to5Mac. 220 more words


Apple's answer to cheap Chromebook test machines: The new $299 iPad, tailor-made for education

”Lost amidst the red iPhone and death of iPad Air hoopla was Apple’s latest attempt to turnaround its education market: A $299 iPad,” Lance Ulanoff writes for Mashable. 548 more words


On The Chromebook: Calendar Offline

In previous posts I’ve covered how to use your Chromebook to access Google Drive and Gmail even when you are offline. This time around I will cover how to configure Google Calendar so that your events can be accessed even when you find your Chromebook cannot connect to WiFi. 377 more words

Google Apps

Episode 138 - Body Cameras

Tony and I are back! In this episode we talk about body cameras in the classroom and the official announcement that Chrome OS will support Android apps. 121 more words


Helping our teachers go 1:1

Teachers are overworked and underpaid. The statistics on teacher retention are mindblowing. A study by Alliance for Excellent Education reported that 40-50% of teachers will quit with their first 5 years of teaching. 183 more words


My Day With Donalyn Miller

As soon as I heard that all middle school Humanities teachers would get to hear Donalyn Miller present on “Creating An Engaging Reading Culture” I was giddy with excitement. 410 more words

Slice Of Life

Parents and technology

I just finished an article titled “Schools are using Social Networking to Involve Parents” found in EdWeek. As I am reading I am thrilled that our school and district are doing everything mentioned in this article: using Twitter and Facebook, using web portals for grades and attendance and schools having online newsletters. 129 more words