ipad http://kbia.org en Jefferson City school board members look forward to implementation of iPads for freshman http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-school-board-members-look-forward-implementation-ipads-freshman <p>Jefferson City's Board of Education has plans to put iPads into the hands of the incoming high school freshman class of 20-14 – 20-15.&nbsp;</p><p>At its regular meeting Monday night, board members said they were enthusiastic about the new policy.</p><p>Jefferson City Schools Superintendent Brian Mitchell said he is confident in his students to use the technology to the best of their abilities, without allowing it to create distractions.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:20:52 +0000 Mary Kate Burgess 35718 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City school board members look forward to implementation of iPads for freshman Battle High School students set to receive iPad minis this fall http://kbia.org/post/battle-high-school-students-set-receive-ipad-minis-fall <p>As the new Battle High School in Columbia opens this fall, each student will begin to receive an iPad mini.</p><p>The Columbia Public School district will purchase 1,100 new iPads as part of a new technology pilot program. District Spokesperson Michelle Baumstark said the addition of the new technology is Columbia Public School’s way of changing its teaching methods to keep up with the change in the way students learn.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:40:04 +0000 Marissa Balmas 32638 at http://kbia.org Public school libraries increase use of mobile technology http://kbia.org/post/public-school-libraries-increase-use-mobile-technology <p></p><p>Columbia Public School libraries are working hard to bring twenty-first century skills to Columbia youth with an increase in iPads and other mobile technology in school media centers.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 22:11:36 +0000 India Everett 24955 at http://kbia.org iPads come to Kirksville School District http://kbia.org/post/ipads-come-kirksville-school-district <p>Ray Miller Elementary School will be the first school in the <a href="http://www.kirksville.k12.mo.us/">Kirksville R-III School District</a> to buy iPad tablets for student use.</p><p>The Kirksville School Board approved the nearly $24,000 purchase of 50 iPad tablets last Wednesday night.</p><p>Assistant Superintendent Jane Schaper says the money used toward the purchase was left over from the year’s allotment from the federal government.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:15:33 +0000 Jennifer White 22058 at http://kbia.org iPads come to Kirksville School District On obesity and poor math performance http://kbia.org/post/obesity-and-poor-math-performance <p>On this week&#39;s show, we&rsquo;ll revisit a story about iPad technology at Benton elementary school, and hear about a study that links childhood obesity to poor math skills in school.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 16952 at http://kbia.org On obesity and poor math performance Technology in the classroom http://kbia.org/post/technology-classroom <p>On this week&rsquo;s show, we&rsquo;ll talk about about exercise programs for minority populations, and hear about tablet technology in classrooms.</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:55:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 10221 at http://kbia.org Technology in the classroom Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom http://kbia.org/post/benton-elementary-brings-ipads-classroom <p>Columbia&rsquo;s Thomas Benton Elementary School received 50 iPads at the beginning of the school year. The technology&rsquo;s been used in classes such as Art, Music and P.E. KBIA&rsquo;s Lee Jian Chung looked at how these tablet computers are being introduced into schools and whether or not it could replace the chalkboard.</p><div> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Lee Jian Chung 10295 at http://kbia.org Benton Elementary brings iPads into the classroom Exam: November 21, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/exam-november-21-2011 <p>The next generation of nurses are learning how to use iPads on the job. Plus, we&rsquo;ll have the latest statewide graduation rates. Mon, 21 Nov 2011 22:49:18 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 4019 at http://kbia.org Exam: November 21, 2011