iPad teaching is NOT about iPads
I’ve covered technical and workflow ideas on this blog a lot but it’s time to properly summarise a teacher’s first priority when the kids have iPads. Now here is where I have an issue with terminology… Maybe not an issue of “Pedagogy” (As many know it) Until a few years ago, I would have used the word pedagogy in this post but this now has the wrong connotations for me as it is linked more strongly to ‘teaching’ and not ‘learning’. To many I’ve worked with, the word pedagogy still implies “the way in which I deliver the content to the students” The tiers collapse The one-way ‘dumping’ of teacher knowledge into students has never inspired and is just not the way the world operates anymore. What really matters? In numerous surveys and studies, employers and universities say they desire the following qualities, which many of them say often seem quite absent in young people: Creative thinkingIndependence / self-driveTeamworkProblem solving strategiesConfidence to try new things Time consuming ?
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