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Follow Friday: Kids and Technology Links on February 28, 2014

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Here’s what’s happening around the web this week.

  • Four-year-old Sunny made an amazing video using Tiggly Stamp about two girls on a train, eating sweets and traveling with a snowman companion. Don’t miss this, people. (Blog a la Cart)
  • Should public schools spend more for iPads over cheaper tablets? It’s a question that divides school administrators responsible for coming up with the necessary funds. (Talking New Media)
  • In related news, tablets are becoming more common as assessment tools in preschools. In Las Vegas, a school district is seeking a state grant to buy iPads for more than 500 pre-K classrooms and help teachers track students before they head into kindergarten. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
  • We’re still a few weeks away from Earth Month, but these four apps help kids get ideas for things they can do to help save the planet. (MindShift)
  • This weekend, the Google Education Summit at Temple University will explore the future of educational technology in K-12 classrooms — what apps to use and how to analyze assessment data in the most useful way. (Temple University)

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