EDMONTON - For many people, touch-screen tablets are just another gadget; another way to check email, another way to surf the Internet. But for others, the devices represent something else entirely; a way to understand and interact with the world in ways never before possible.
"Every teacher can successfully integrate an iPad in the classroom by remembering it is not the central focus of the classroom. Effective instruction is the central focus. Instead of thinking about what to do with the iPad, teachers must decide if there a tool that will help them complete a lesson and meet their objective. Rather than creating new lessons just for the iPad, look at current lessons and see if there are activities that the iPad can help with. Technology should make life easier."
"I have had the the iPad2 for a few months now, and thought I would share how it is transforming my classes, and the way I reflect on my teaching, and my students achievements. So….here are my top 10 iPad features or tools which make my life easier."