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New content available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2016

Arkansas iTunes U is proud to announce that we have  brand new video collections for you to explore in 2016.  Steve Matchell has expanded on his “Core Chemistry Concepts” collection for 2016 with eight brand new videos.  We are also excited to unveil a brand new collection called  “Utilizing Free Online Assessment Tools To Enhance […]

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New Courses available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2015

       New Courses available on Arkansas iTunes U for 2015 Check out the brand new course offerings on iTunes U for 2015. For this year we added “Introduction to Java” by Arkansas School of Math, Sciences and the Arts, “Matter Matters!” by Kathleen Hancock and “Classroom Assessment” by Michael Mills. We are very […]

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TICAL Conference Showcase

2015 marked the 11th year of the TICAL Conference in Arkansas, and we’ve captured highlights of the event in our TICAL 2015 iTunes U showcase. Subscribe from your iPad to access presenter materials and more. With a record number of participants, some new conference formats, and a wealth of innovative ed tech leaders sharing ideas, […]

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Spring Creek Festival 2014

The mission of the Spring Creek Festival is to open avenues to education and opportunity for the students of Northwest Arkansas through exposure to art, mentoring and scholarships earned. The Spring Creek Festival  seeks to accomplish this by developing a mentoring and scholarship program for the youth in our community that may otherwise not have […]

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iTunes U 2.0

It’s here! The recent update of the iTunes U app means course creators have more tools to interact with students and have the ability to create and edit courses right from their iPad. The new “discussion” feature is big news for those teachers who have had to get creative to find ways for students to collaborate within […]

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Featured Instructor

David Nance, Virtual Arkansas, Spanish Instructor One of the best things about creating materials for iTunes U is that they will be used by people who want to learn. There are few things as gratifying as getting feedback from, and answering questions for, students who are studying because they want to learn, and not because […]

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Featured Instructor

Meet Jennifer Kimbrell, North Little Rock School District I have had the unique fortune of creating 1:1 iPad classrooms in my district in grades K-5. The idea is to build a capacity of experts in our district who are now mentoring our new 1:1 classroom teachers. I have taught and assisted my 1:1 teachers in […]

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The World of iTunes U

Learn year-round from great teachers! Open iTunes U now to see what’s new from over 1200 universities, over 1200 K-12 institutions, and more. Access incredible educational videos, podcasts, and full courses that will delight kids and adults.    

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Featured Instructor

Meet Kathy Hancock, Bentonville School District The more of their senses we involve, the better our chances of reaching every student. The goal is for that light bulb to come on when they understand! iTunes U is a great resource for this kind of support for teachers.   Read our full interview and get a […]

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