iPads in schools? Great idea, but it can't just be more of the same ol' same ol' with a veneer of tech.
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iPads (and the Android and Windows tablets that will eventually follow) may very well be the 1:1 devices of choice for schools. That is, if schools can figure out what to do with them.
I love hardware as much as the next geek, but solving our ed tech problems will require one heck of an ecosystem; hardware is a tiny piece of the puzzle.
Not yet. And maybe it never will be, but I think the more interesting question in education is what changes it will force in the textbook market this year.
Earlier today, I posted a guest blog by an elementary principal from suburban Chicago who saw the iPad as an absolute game changer. It provided a clear path to 1:1 and had the potential to be transformative in every aspect of his school.
I tried...I really tried...but I just had to at least say a few words about my latest acquisition and the implications for ed tech.
Intel launched the latest generation Intel Convertible Classmate PC this morning in Central Park, with a group of 5th-graders touring the Central Park Zoo, Classmates in tow. I'll post video content from the day as Intel uploads it, but for now I wanted to provide a thorough review of the new device.
Raise your hand if you're considering an iPad deployment for 1:1 computing. The folks at ISTE seem to think you are.
It's not too late to find the perfect gift for your student!
Out of our freak snowstorm comes a real-world test of Tuff-Luv's latest iPad case.