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12 Crucial Questions to Ask before Using iPad with your Students

12 Crucial Questions to Ask before Using iPad with your Students
iPad is making huge inroads into education and it is believed to have revolutionized the whole concept of mobile learning. More and more schools are, if not already adopting 1:1 environments or BYOD projects , then they are at least debating a future inclusion of this mobile device in the classroom. But as a teacher and practitioner who is going to be using iPad with his/her students, you need to think about the instructional use of this tool. There are several questions you need to foment in your mind and hopefully find answers to before using iPad in your teaching. You basically need to ask yourself the following questions : 1- What are the objectives behind my implementing iPad in my teaching ? 7- Have you thought about the learning apps you are going to use with your students ? 11- Have you taught your students about digital citizenship and how they can stay safe online and protect their privacy ?

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