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Jayne Miller By Jayne Miller • September 11, 2015

What Does the iPad Pro Mean for Classrooms?

 

This week Apple executives unveiled a host of new products during a live event in San Francisco. Users saw a refresh of top Apple products, including the iPhone and iPad. (And some news on the ol' Apple Watch - a product that is hard to qualify as a success for the tech giant.)

Inside Higher Ed's Joshua Kim is speculating that the iPad Pro could be a gamechanger for 1:1 programs. Kim writes that this tool is a candidate for laptop replacement, boasting a bigger keyboard and the Apple Pencil. Read more on Inside Higher Ed

Lots of other good edtech news this week. We're digging Ditch That Textbook's piece on virtual fieldtrips and EdSurge's look at project-based learning. This and other edtech headlines below. Happy reading.

6 Reasons Why The iPad Pro Might Be A 1:1 Program Game Changer | Inside Higher Ed

Go where the bus can’t: 10 virtual fieldtrip ideas | Ditch That Textbook

A Guide to Surviving—and Thriving—at Project-Based Learning | EdSurge

Why You Ought to Think Twice Before Assigning a Pricey Textbook | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Summit Public Schools and Facebook announce new personalized learning platform project | The Hechinger Report

An Experience to Love | EdTech Digest

7 Important YouTube Tips for Teachers | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning Spaces for Digital-Age Skills | Tech & Learning


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