The iPad in education
As we’ve now broken away from the holiday break, schools are back in session, which leads me to think about the schools our kids are returning to. Is much of the learning still centered on the computer lab, or have devices like the iPad brought a different kind of learning to students? To explore the question I speak with one of education’s leading lights in regard to incorporating Apple technology into the classroom, Fraser Speirs.
You can learn more about what Fraser is doing at Scotland’s Cedars School of Excellence (as well as read his thoughts regarding education in general) by visting his blog. You’ll also want to tune into his and Bradley Chambers’ podcast, Out of School (iTunes Store link). You may additionally be interested in my 2010 podcast with Hawaiian educator and technologist, Dr. Bill Wiecking.
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