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Corporate Strategy: An Apple for Every Teacher

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once told Wired Magazine said that he probably “spear-headed giving away more computer equipment to schools than anybody else on the planet.” It’s hard to verify that claim, but there’s no doubt that Apple has invested substantial time and money to put its products in public schools. As early as 1979, […]

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Who Will Pay for iPads in Class?

More teachers are incorporating iPads into the classroom through grants, government funds for technology, and nonprofit Web sites—and some are even bringing in their personal devices. As more teachers use the iPad, Apple is also offering materials on how their products can be funded.

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Using the iPad in Special Education

At the Manhattan Children’s Center on the Upper West Side, Christopher, 9, sits at a desk in front of his teacher and an iPad. Diagnosed with autism, Christopher has difficulty communicating. He makes high-pitched sounds, almost like crying, to get his feelings across to his teacher. But today, with the iPad and an application for […]

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Prepping for Tests with the iPad and the iPod

Myrlene Michel, an instructional technology specialist at P.S. 205 in the Bronx, uses iPad and iPod Touch apps to help her students review math for the state test.

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