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Tablets fall out of favour in NSW classrooms

Tablets fall out of favour in NSW classrooms | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Once hailed as the poster child of digital interactive learning, tablets are falling increasingly out of favour in NSW schools.
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I would really like to see 'how' they used the devices in the classroom. I can see this as another case of blame the technology (device) rather than the learning design for the activities.

 

I would have thought that a device with a range of scientific instruments included in it (gyroscope, accelerometer, two cameras), would be more useful for collecting and reporting on data/events than a keyboard with a screen. Sounds like a typewriter vs an educational swiss army knife to me.

 

Do we want our children to be able to ask the right questions with inquiry based learning or be able to type 40 words a minute?

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Study backs iPad school use - UWA & ECU

Study backs iPad school use - UWA & ECU | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Children given iPads to use at school are more focused on learning and less likely to misbehave, research has found.

 

University of WA education researchers have been investigating the use of iPads and other mobile devices in 12 independent schools during the past 10 months.

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Kolbe Catholic College | 1:1 iPad Program

Kolbe Catholic College | 1:1 iPad Program | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Kolbe Catholic College has undergone exceptional change in the area of Information Communication Technology over the last few years.

 

Down the bottom of this page is a link to the 236 pages of resources including surveys, how-to-guides, technical papers and more. An EXCELLENT resource for rolling out iPads at your institution!

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Should Kindergarteners Use iPads in the Classroom?

Should Kindergarteners Use iPads in the Classroom? | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
As mobile devices become more popular, education leaders differ on when and if devices like iPads should be integrated into K-12 curricula.
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Are iPads and Other Classroom Gadgets Really Helping Kids Learn?

Are iPads and Other Classroom Gadgets Really Helping Kids Learn? | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Peg Tyre sheds light on the promise and perils of new technologies in the classroom.
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iPads open door for m-learning in education - Science Network Western Australia

iPads open door for m-learning in education - Science Network Western Australia | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

iPads open door for m-learning in educationScience Network Western AustraliaNew technologies change the dynamics and as a consequence the management of learning in a classroom.

 

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iPad Education Games | Teach.com

iPad Education Games | Teach.com | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it
ipad education As we continue to incorporate the latest technological advances into every aspect of our daily lives, educators are looking to see how technology can be integrated into the classroom to enhance and expand ...
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Welcome | Redlands College iPad Portal

Welcome | Redlands College iPad Portal | Curtin iPad User Group | Scoop.it

Our goal is for students to use iPads as a tool to support key processes in learning - accessing, organising, processing and publishing information, collaboration, creativity and communication - and for teachers to use them as an environment to facilitate deeper engagement in learning and higher-ordering thinking.

 

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