Monthly Archives: December 2012

iPad day 25 -discussions

One of the best parts of introducing they pads into the learning community has been the discussion of ‘good teaching’. I sometimes worry that sometimes the tools get seen as a replacement to the teacher, when really nothing can be … Continue reading

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iPad day 24 – anticipations

Tis the season for great anticipation and wishes and wondering! My own anticipation has been focused on how mobile devices will impact (disrupt) education – and curious how different devices would support our learners! My wish for students to take … Continue reading

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iPad day 23 – revelations

Sometimes morning conversations are very revealing! A couple of us are planning a book study and I proposed that we use a digital book. One of my staff was very enthused but made an interesting point regarding digital reading. She … Continue reading

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iPads day 22 – aargh & adaptability

Put the iPad onto our new stand, ready to review our class projects on continents and turned it on. And waited. Waited some more and tried all the buttons. Whether you think you’re all set or not, sometimes *stuff* happens. … Continue reading

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iPads day 21 – mind shift

Mind shift! Today I noticed a significant change in the use of the iPads. A much stronger connection to using the tools to create content; to review and edit; to use descriptive feedback – not a rating out if 4, … Continue reading

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iPads day 20

Today’s challenge came in the form of a teacher who was sick today but needed her class to start on a research assignment that she had set up on her iPad through Keynote. Not a problem though – she came … Continue reading

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