Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.
"Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."
--William Butler Yeats
"A hundred years from now, it will not matter what kind of car I drove, what kind of house I lived in, how much money I had in the bank...but the world may be a better place because I made a difference in the life of a child."
-- Forest Witcraft
"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education ... If we are to develop our students' sense of curiosity, we must be mindful to carve out time to allow our students to inquire and explore." -- Albert Einstein
Mobile devices promise to dramatically impact education. This Ning network was created to explore ways iPads and other portable devices could be used to re-imagine the process of education and re-kindle students' innate desire to learn.
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Many of you are preparing for a new school year and others are in the middle of their year. There's a lot of collective experience in using iPads in class and it will be helpful to share some of our school success stories. What's the most successful…Continue
I am now a Team Leader at a Senior Campus (yr 11 & 12) and I am trying to encourage my staff to deliver many materials via documents students view by iPad rather than photocopies.These documents may include (but are not limited to) mandated…Continue
There are many ways to go about collecting work from students but this is one method that works very effectively.** Submitting work with a Printopia Virtual PrinterIf you haven't checked out the blog post on Printopia, it's worth a read. …Continue
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