iPads in the Classroom: Changing Education (Infographic) iPads in the Classroom: Changing Education (Infographic) Posted by Ashley Wainwright on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 01:07 PM With this tech-savvy generation of students, today’s classrooms and learning tools need to evolve to better appeal to and engage these type of students. Many schools are bringing technology in the classroom though 1-to-1 initiatives (school provides device), some through BYOD (bring your own device) implementation, and others though some combination of the two.
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Lesson idea: multiple intelligence The theory of multiple intelligences came up in English in Mind this week. I knew it would really interest my students, so I decided to explore it a bit more. The Future of Education: BYOD in the Classroom As children across the nation return to school, many are going armed with their own computational tools. From laptops to tablets and smartphones, schools and universities across the globe are testing out a more dynamic learning environment, where students bring and use their choice of technologically assistive devices in the classroom. Despite the obvious benefits, the influx of mobile technology in educational systems has also provoked backlash from parents and teachers alike, similar to the BYOD backlash witnessed within enterprise IT departments in the past few years. Educational institutions are ultimately presented two options: adopt a BYOD program, embracing the technology trend, encouraging student participation, and expanding curriculum to include BYOD-driven topics, or to impose of a BYOD policy, setting rules to govern the presence and practice of these potentially disruptive devices.
Education for the Future: How Do We Prepare Youth for What's to Come? In a globally connected world where technology is becoming more efficient and necessary, the question that comes to mind is: Are we preparing our youth for the future? Many education specialists are predicting certain trends for the future but how will we get there? The current education model will need to be restructured to understand and attain the skills and characteristics which will be necessary for jobs in the future. Here are some teaching strategies you can easily implement to prepare your students for what’s to come. Education for the Future: 7 Teaching Strategies
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Learning styles – important or not? This week I watched a presentation called ‘Changing the way we approach learner styles in teacher education’. This was delivered at IATEFL 2016 by Carol Lethaby and Patricia Harries. If you get a spare half an hour this week I thoroughly recommend seeing it – you can access it on the British Council/IATEFL site.Lethaby and Harries talk first talk about “neuromyths” – common misconceptions about how the brain works. Teach with Your iPhone: Apps to Use in the Classroom You don't need a class set of netbooks or iPads to integrate technology into your daily instruction. There are some fantastic, free iPhone apps that are perfect for teachers who are looking to change up their daily routine. These apps can make everyday tasks easier, simplify what you're already doing, and maybe just inspire others to make an investment in technology at your school. Common Core MasteryConnect has designed a wonderful app to keep the Common Core State Standards at your fingertips.