A Welsh primary school blew its book budget on buying 16 iPads and 20 iPods back in February, with the poor teachers having to learn as much new stuff as the kids.
According to a new report , the iPad is gaining some major ground in the area of education. Several schools (both K-12 and college-level) are already equipping students and/or staff with iPads, and the trend is only growing with time.
Thursday, 13 May 2010 11:51 A holiday in the USA gave teacher James Cross an early opportunity to use an iPad with his students
Pupils starting at the Longfield Academy in Kent this September will be doing more of their learning on Apple iPads. The school is one of many around the country to experiment with tablet computers.
Although using an iPad is simple, setting up the school's system was anything but for Fraser, and limitations in Apple's ecosystem soon became apparent.
STUDENTS at Clevedon Community School could soon each have their own iPad in the classroom – as long as their parents are willing to pay for them.
Welcome to the ‘iPad in Education’ web site - concerned with using Apple’s iPad for learning and teaching.
Teachers today are fortunate to have access to technological tools that make our jobs easier and minimize the paperwork involved in educating our students. I didn’t grow up with computers like today’s students did, but I’m very much on board with becoming more tech savvy and, yes, even accepting help from my students when I have technical difficulties.
Recently, we were tasked with developing policies and procedures for an equipment lending program initiated within the Faculty Technology Resources Center at the University of Cincinnati. The program was conceived as a method for encouraging the use of technology in the classroom.
By Karl Hodge, John C. Welch and Rob Woodcock | 22 September 11
iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool.