8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in SchoolBy Teachers With Apps
MISTAKE ONE – Underestimate the power of the iPad
Students do not need to be taught how to use the iPad, but rather how to get the most out of it. They need to be taught how they can use it to create and demonstrate incredible things, to share their learning and connect it with the real word, and to promote deeper thinking.
MISTAKE TWO – Neglect to make real world connections
Most students’ use social media, but not necessarily in a way to learn or to connect in meaningful ways. Blogs, Twitter, Instagram all of these programs work on the iPad and can be used to allow students to learn from each other and to share their learning with others. These tools allow them to take REAL action in the REAL world.
MISTAKE THREE –The iPad alone will not help kids think deeply