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iPads likely coming soon to Osakis classrooms

March 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

SmartBoards replaced blackboards, could textbooks be next?
During last week’s Osakis School Board meeting, teachers demonstrated the feasibility of iPads replacing textbooks and becoming an everyday classroom tool. Continue Reading

Select SD legislators to test out iPads

December 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The pilot project was launched after some lawmakers requested it. Continue Reading

Mitchell principal pleads for more technology

December 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

School board also hears about lunch changes, scholarship program’s success. Continue Reading

Longfellow gets iPads for students

December 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Donations from the school’s parent-teacher organization and some Title I funds were used to purchase 10 iPads which are shared by two classes at his school. Continue Reading

Davison commissioners will get iPads

December 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Davison County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to plunge into the digital age.
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Davison County Commission to get detailed estimates for using iPads

December 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Davison County commissioners will meet in regular session at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse, 200 E. Fourth Ave., Mitchell. Continue Reading

OUR VIEW: iPads for commission could be a good idea

November 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A future without paper is the vision of Davison County Commission Chairman John Claggett.
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Faculty, students to demonstrate iPads to Mitchell school board

November 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell Middle School teachers and students will show off their iPad skills to the Mitchell Board of Education when that body meets in regular session at 5 p.m. today at the Middle School, 800 W. 10th Ave.
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Willmar’s iPad fundraising campaign has Monday open house

May 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The iCardinals Campaign raising funds from the community to provide individual Apple iPad tablet computers for students at Willmar Senior High will have an informational open house from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Willmar Senior High Theater.
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Getting a head-start with iPads

April 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Kids used to bang chalk dust out of erasers after class. Now will they have to delete cookies?
Children in the Early Childhood program in Brandon are using iPads in the classroom, thanks to an Otto Bremer Foundation grant. Three to 5-year-olds started using iPads for learning in February. Continue Reading