Week 1/2- Teacher Blog
As this group of children had not previously used the Macs, we introduced the MacBooks to the mixed Year 5 / 6 group and they were received very enthusiastically. We explained to the children some of the key differences between Macs and PC’s and then demonstrated how to capture [...]
I am regularly asked whether schools should invest in Netbooks or iPads.
It’s a difficult question to address because my job dictates that I should keep my eye on advanced new technologies and disseminate that information to schools. iPads/tablets will eventually replace laptops completely but the question that remains is “Are Schools ready for the change”?
Do you fancy running a trial using iPod Touches or iPads in your school? I have lots of experience using both devices. Being an ‘Apple Distinguished Educator’ I am constantly working with some of the best and most innovative educators in Europe. Using iPods and iPads in classrooms is something that I do on [...]
I was lucky enough to feature in the Learning Mac Podcast. The Podcast is put together by fellow Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE), Ian Wilson and Mark Bunyan.
This episode sees the first iPad training event in a Stoke-on-Trent primary school. The interviews with ADE’s, students and advisers give a comprehensive picture of the actual day, [...]
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