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Understanding The Role Of Collaborative Educational iPad Games In the modern classroom, teachers are always looking for ways to make learning fun and interesting. iPads, games, eLearning platforms and BYOD are all on the menu…. and let’s face it, technology (from DVD players to iPads) can make life a lot easier in the classroom. The adoption of iPads in classrooms across the globe has significantly changed the way teachers think about teaching (at all levels). Most educators who have used iPads in the classroom now opt for a blended learning approach, using tablets, games and learning aids (like interactive whiteboards) as a way to engage students and support traditional teaching methods.
Geometry Is Worth The Extra Time… As I am sure many teachers can attest, there is a constant struggle each year between covering content and the precious amount of time we have to engage the students in learning. Prior to the past two years in the classroom, this guilt always seemed to creep up most during our geometry units. I used to feel that once the students could find area, perimeter, and volume, we would move back into our fraction and decimal work because that always took SO much time to develop a deep, foundational understanding. While geometric representations such as an area model support the fraction and decimal work, it is still not the 2D or 3D unit work. Right or wrong, I felt I had to prioritize to make use of the little time I had for the best of my students.