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iPads In The Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask

iPads In The Classroom: The Right Questions You Should Ask | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Does the iPad foster or hinder creativity? Is it a comprehensive tool or just a mere distraction? Do we use the iPad just because it makes our classroom look cool? Are we missing the forest for the trees here?

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Can we get too focused on the tool..instead of our learners?

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Why Khan Academy videos work

Why Khan Academy videos work | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"Khan Academy videos also work for a variety of reasons..Each of Khan’s video’s (particularly the first ones) answer the question “How do I …?”

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Instructors in community colleges teaching health tech or computer programming courses have just enough time to do something similar to what Khan Academy does: 1) Demo a skill while students do the same/similar actions; 2) mentor students while students apply the skill to a real-world problem.    

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