RESEARCHERS at the University of Hull are carrying out the biggest study of its kind into the impact technology such as iPads could have in schools.The university has been working with eight schools...
"Mobile devices are the next logical step. Perhaps the fact that pupils never forget to bring their phones to lessons but often forget their text books is a signal to us all that teaching in the 2010s is a very different business to teaching in the 1960s. A signal that we would be ill-advised to disregard so out of hand."
Some analysts have recently predicted that sales of Apple's iPad and assorted other tablets -- such as the Amazon Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, and the Acer Iconia Tab -- will eventually outpace that of laptops.
"Last Thursday was a great day of professional development as 30 educators from around the Northwest visited Westside's iPad Open House. This was an opportunity for IT directors, teachers and administrators to see students in action and learn about the process of deploying a 1-to-1 iPad program."
Via John Evans