With the release of the Apple iPad over 3 years ago, the landscape of the typical classroom changed more dramatically in a few years than it had in the previous three decades. Here are just SOME of the classroom technology and tools that the iPad can replace RIGHT THIS MINUTE:
From the upper left:
Dependence on Microsoft Office Products
Traditional paper textbooks
Video Conference equipment
Three ringed binders
Electric cords all over the floor
Student response systems
Some ideas for summer Do It Yourself professional development.
I wonder if the millions of US adults that go to casinos on a regular basis, sit in front of video slot and poker machines and lose money, are the same ones that say that kids are addicted to video games and need to get out more?
- Tim Holt