Exploring the use of iPads and mobile devices in education.
This is on the Bklyn Diocesan Station showing the work we are doing at the school
We are the only Catholic school, that I know of, in the NY area that is aggressively moving to a One to One computing platform, using the iPad. The more we move in this area - the more I am sure we are (to use the parlance of the kids) sooooo doing the right thing!
This week we have Fraser Speirs coming to…Continue
Added by Kevin McCormack on February 24, 2011 at 7:50pm — No Comments
Planning is imperative for any technology initiative - iPad or otherwise. You need to ensure that you clearly understand and communicate how the technology integrates with your overall pedagogical objectives. Too many institutions purchase technology and then search for ways to utilize it ... or leave it collecting dust on the shelf.
Planning needs to consider both infrastructure needs and the educational applications of the new technology. Without the proper…
Aricle: Geek Dad - Is an iPad education the death of creation?
By Andy Robertson - 07 February 11
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Added by Sarah M Howell on February 13, 2011 at 3:30am — No Comments
In Today's NY Daily news our school, Xaverian, highlighted. Denis Hammil spoke of the School's commitment to cutting edge technology. As I posted earlier, my school is getting ready for the first step of One to One computing with the iPad at the center of this.
We chose the ipad because of several factors:
Added by debra Johnson on February 10, 2011 at 6:20pm — No Comments
I,together with a successful head teacher, created the Online Governor Meeting Management and Information website designed specifically for school governing bodies/boards. While our system,recognised by the UK School Inspectorate as 'highly effective....' the resistance by governors to a paper free system (which ours is based) and using 'white board to conduct meetings stems from a belief that you cannot " hold a meeting without paper", irrespective of the financial costs schools in…Continue
Added by Terence Ayres on February 6, 2011 at 2:38pm — No Comments