Ipads In The Classroom
The introduction of the iPad , with its easy to manipulate touch screen technology, has allowed even very young children to take advantage of a computer. Its portable format and fast load-up time has made it possible for them to be used easily in the classroom.
Welcome to my iPads4Teaching site! These pages will provide you with tips, tricks, and resources for teaching and learning with the iPad. This site will promote the use of the iPad to support sound pedagogical practices and provide professional development options for you. If you have items to share, please use the form in the the footer to let me know about them. I hope you come away with some great ideas!
If I had thirty iPads in my class, what would I do with them? How would I use them to help my students learn better and help me teach better? Perhaps a better question is what would I do with them that I could not do with other tools that are available and cheaper? Certainly iPads are cheaper than computers, desktop or laptop, and they are more mobile.
The Apple tablet is an increasingly common sight in primary education, but is it worth the investment? Having seen it successfully employed in schools across Wrexham, Mike Elliott believes so...
There have been many interesting studies done about iPads and the effects on both students and teachers. I’ve pulled together a list of various study results regarding using iPads in the classroom below.