Monday, 17 December 2012

Using iPad at school. Bringing technology into the classroom

Today, we live in a high-tech, global economy. Technology, the Internet, the World Wide Web, search engines, hand-held electronic devices, and social media all put us in touch with people, places, information, and ideas -- instantly, and all the time. Technology has opened access to the world and provided a world of resources for both teachers and students.

Our world and our expectations are changing rapidly. The skills our students need to succeed are dramatically different today from what students needed 10 years ago. To prepare our students for success in the 21st century and transform education for the 21st century, we need to rethink learning and take advantage of all of the resources available to us.
One step in transforming education is welcoming technology into the classroom -- not as a tool, a resource, or an add-on, but as an essential element in the process of teaching and learning.

Source: The Huffington Post


The skills the 21st century teacher should have:

62 creative ways to use iPad:

100 free apps for teachers:

Bloom's taxonomy apps:

Web tools for teachers:

Digital pedagogy

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