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City schools consider buying 6,000 iPads
By Eleanor Chute / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 21, 2012
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/city-schools-consider-buying-6000-ipads-632396/

ST. JOE’S ANNOUNCES IPAD INITIATIVE FOR FALL 2012
by Kate LaBrake – Wed, May 16th 2012
http://www.sjci.com/news/article/current/2012/05/16/100126/st.-joes-announces-ipad-initiative-for-fall-2012

Apple’s iPad Saved The World Last February
By Paul Shea – May 22, 2012
http://www.valuewalk.com/2012/05/apple-inc-aapl-ipad-saved-the-world-last-february/

iPad, apps key to unlocking communication barrier with autistic students
By Meg Baker, May 17, 2012 – FoxNews.com 
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/05/17/ipad-apps-key-to-unlocking-communication-barrier-with-autistic-students/

iPad gives voice to kids with autism
By Supraja Seshadri, Special to CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/14/tech/gaming-gadgets/ipad-autism/index.html

Students want personalized learning, mobile technology
By Laura Devaney – eSchool News – April 26, 2012
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/04/26/students-want-personalized-learning-mobile-technology/ 

Why Apple is Winning: Innovation, Opportunity and Execution
By Sam Gustin – Time Business – April 25, 2012
http://business.time.com/2012/04/25/why-apple-wins-innovation-opportunity-and-execution/

City schools consider buying 6,000 iPads
April 21, 2012
by Eleanor Chute, Pittsburgh-Post Gazette
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/city-schools-consider-buying-6000-ipads-632396/

Why Tablets in the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year
March 29, 2012
by Peter Kafka
http://allthingsd.com/20120329/why-tablets-in-the-classroom-could-save-schools-3-billion-a-year/  

Lyndhurst to equip district students, faculty with iPads
THURSDAY MARCH 22, 2012
BY MICHAEL LAMENDOLA
http://www.northjersey.com/news/business/143792856_Every_student__teacher_to_get_iPad.html 

The New Platform for Learning
MARCH 8, 2012
Contact: Press Office, press@ed.gov
http://www.ed.gov/news/speeches/new-platform-learning

The iPad Is Unbeatable – Why Apple’s tablet competitors don’t stand a chance–and maybe never will.
By Farhad Manjoo – Slate – March 8, 2012
<http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/technology/2012/03/new_ipad_how_apple_s_tablet_strategy_parallels_its_unbeatable_ipod_success_.html>

iPads Help Open Doors in Rochester Schools
March 2, 2012
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120302/NEWS01/303020011/iPads-help-open-doors-Rochester-schools?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CHome

Jesuit high school turns to iPads in the classroom
By MARIAN HETHERLY FRI FEBRUARY 17, 2012
http://news.wbfo.org/post/jesuit-high-school-turns-ipads-classroom 

Study: iPad-equipped students outperform non-iPad students in every literacy measure
Friday, February 17, 2012
http://macdailynews.com/2012/02/17/study-ipad-equipped-students-outperform-non-ipad-students-in-every-literacy-measure/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+wordpress/xhfA+(MacDailyNews)

Mooresville’s Shining Example (It’s Not Just About the Laptops)
By ALAN SCHWARZ Published: February 12, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/13/education/mooresville-school-district-a-laptop-success-story.html?_r=3&partner=rss&emc=rss

Hillsborough School District Pilots iPad Algebra Program
By Kia Bergman – My Central NJ – Jan. 4, 2012
<http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20120104/GETPUBLISHED/201040302>

With Just One iPad, Teachers Improve Classroom Lessons
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
<http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/with-just-one-ipad-teachers-improve-classroom-lessons-136677263.html>

How The iPad Transformed Millions Of Jobs In 2011
By Ed Sutherland (12:37 pm, Dec 14 2011)
http://www.cultofmac.com/135382/how-the-ipad-transformed-millions-of-jobs-in-2011-year-in-review/ 

Hospitals Integrate iPad Kiosks for Streamlined Operations
By Suzi Harkola – The Point of Sale News – January 2, 2012
<http://pointofsale.com/20120102874/Point-of-Sale-News/hospitals-integrate-ipad-kiosks-for-streamlined-operations.html>

In touch with the disabled
Apple has found even more ways to help those with physical impairments.
By Garry Barker – Brisbane Times – December 29, 2011
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/digital-life/mobiles/in-touch-with-the-disabled-20111226-1p9ue.html 

College requirements: Notebooks, textbooks and iPads?
Published: Sunday, November 27, 2011
http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/11/post_251.html

iPads give students a voice
By Kate Thayer TribLocal reporter
Nov. 24, 2011

http://triblocal.com/schaumburg/2011/11/24/ipads-give-students-a-voice/

Teacher Uses Technology to Help Students With Special Needs Reach Their Full Potential
Morgan Kolis focuses on everyday successes in her classroom.
By Rachel Abbey McCafferty    November 23, 2011

http://brecksville.patch.com/articles/teacher-uses-technology-to-help-students-with-special-needs-reach-their-full-potential

iPads, not chalkboards
Kindergartners at home with technology; teachers want more apps
By Paula J. Owen TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF
iPads give students a voice
By Kate Thayer – Chicago Tribune – November 24, 2011

Teacher Uses Technology to Help Students With Special Needs Reach Their Full Potential
By Rachel Abbey McCafferty – Brecksville Patch – November 23, 2011

iPads lead to new motivation in Clover schools
http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/iPads-lead-to-new-motivation-in-Clover-schools-133362343.html
Be sure to watch the video, too!
Apple for the Teachers: iPad Shows Promise in the Classroom
By John Paczkowski – AllThingsD.com, November 1, 2011

Students pen middle school survival guide
October 18, 2011 6:00 PM
By JOIE TYRRELL  joie.tyrrell@newsday.com

‘i’ on the Future: District to Give iPads to All Students, Teachers
By Neal Morton, The Monitor (MCT)
October 25, 2011
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2011/10/25/mct_txipads.html

MONROE: Monroe High School students get iPad 2s
Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:06 PM

Apps for Autism – CBS News
October 23, 2011 12:10 PM
Autistic people whose condition prevents them from speaking are making
breakthroughs with the help of tablet computers and special applications
that allow them to communicate, some for the first time. Lesley Stahl reports.
Watch the video:
http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7385686n&tag=re1.galleries
Read the article:
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18560_162-20124225/apps-for-autism/?tag=currentVideoInfo;videoMetaInfo

Flash to Focus on PC Browsing and Mobile Apps; Adobe to More Aggressively Contribute to HTML5
http://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2011/11/flash-focus.html

Building the Digital District
Mooresville, N.C., educators are emphasizing a strategy to link technology to achievement
By Ian Quillen, Mooresville, N.C.
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