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Kindle vs. iPad(mini)

Heather Neal - Monday, October 22, 2012 - 6:18am

In a Gizmodo article last week, Amazon was declared the winner against Apple. That is to say, Amazon has so far done a better job of making its Kindle accessible for classrooms than Apple has done with its iPad....

Keeping Kids Safe on Handheld Devices

Heather Neal - Monday, December 17, 2012 - 4:15am

Electronics are popular gifts during the holiday season. Many kids, perceived to have been exceptionally well-behaved by Mr. Claus, will be getting Kindles, iPads, Nexuses… Nexi… and other handheld devices. Those...

Amazon Student and a Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

Heather Neal - Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 4:54am

This week all of Georgia’s teachers and students are getting back into the classroom and back into the school year routine. After such a long break, it can be difficult to happily wake and arrive to work while it’s...

Educational Apps Kids Recommend

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:32am

Discovery presented a webinar (archived here on our site) presented by students. With some assistance from their teachers, students presented their favorite app to use in the classroom, complete with examples of how...

Celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday on Read Across America Day, students explore new Kindles at Georgia school

Introducing New Technology at School

Heather Neal - Friday, March 1, 2013 - 10:39am

As part of a big Read Across America Day celebration, Minor Elementary School in Gwinnett County opened up a Digital Den in the school media center. The “digital” part of the den is that the school was given new...

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