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An Apple a Day (and then some)

The number of years it took in the United States for the car to achieve a 25% market share was 44 years and for the phone it was 35 years – for the Internet it was only 7 years! This was a tidbit from a Merrill Lynch report I read back in the nineties. I […]

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BYOT iPad Partnership

Cult of mac, the all-Apple-news all the time web site, forecasts that the announcement about iBooks 2 and iBooks author will be followed by a sub-$299 iPad. I’m not sure if that’s going to happen any time soon, but I suggest there are ways to get this technology into the hands of students. In Massachusetts, […]

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iBooks2 and iBooks Author

In this video teachers talk about textbooks and then Apple shows what is now possible.     iBooks 2 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8 iBooks Author Incredible new publishing tool – works on your computer to create books for the ipad and it is FREE. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks-author/id490152466?ls=1&mt=12 Apple in Education

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Apple Education Event

Apple hits it out of the park with iBooks2 and iBooks author. Apple just keeps on innovating. They are reinventing the textbook. They released 2 new tools that will help schools move to electronic, educator-created, texts. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/01/apple-announcement-ibooks-2-ibooks-author-for-digital-textbooks/ excerpt: “Schiller and his Apple colleagues showed off two new applications to take the information in textbooks and […]

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Apple Educational Tune-In Series

Have you taken advantage of the free Apple eduational series, Tune-In Series? It is a collection of free webinars focused on introducing educators and educational technology leaders to the capabilities of Apple technology. The webinars are running weekdays from September 19 to October 28, and cover topics like managing the iOS devices in an enterprise […]

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Apple News – Lion and iPads and Earnings – Oh My

    Interesting live blog post about Apple’s quarter 3 earnings. A couple of very noteworthy points were made: “Apple has announced that OS X Lion is launching tomorrow.” “We sold every iPads we could make.” Apple ended the quarter with iPad distribution in 64 countries. 1.05 million iPads in channel inventory. 200,000 increase. “Apple […]

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Google Fast and Apple Simple

At the recent annual ACT Meeting Larry Berger, chief executive officer and co-founder of Wireless Generation, presented on “Google Fast and Apple Simple: The Critical Interdependency between Technology and Information Solutions.” In his presentation, he explained that for educators to use data to make decisions about teaching, differentiation, and student-learning, the systems have to be […]

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