Tag Archive: research

Jun 02

“Net worth of iPad” article

Steve Wheeler wrote an article here following up from a previous post he had written about iPads. The post features a summary of a BBC radio interview with the Principal, Mrs Sarah Devey of Mounts Bay Academy, Cornwall following a recent survey is particularly interesting: “In a recent student survey 90% of Mounts Bay students agreed that …

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Jun 01

Use of iPad helps Maths scores jump 20%

“…over 78 percent of HMH Fuse users scored Proficient or Advanced on the spring 2011 California Standards Tests, compared with only 59 percent of their textbook-using peers.” http://macdailynews.com/2012/01/20/student-math-scores-jump-20-with-apple-ipad-transforms-classroom-education/

Jun 01

iPad improves literacy scores

Research from the US where it has been shown that use of the iPad can assist in improving literacy scores. According to the literacy test results classes using the iPads outperformed the non-iPad students in every literacy measure they were test on. http://www.loopinsight.com/2012/02/17/ipad-improves-kindergartners-literacy-scores/

Jun 01

How two school districts in Maine are adopting the iPad

How two school districts in Maine are adopting the iPad in the classroom and changing the face of education. “There’s enough existent research that shows well-integrated technology has a positive impact on student learning outcomes,” says Pratt. “We weren’t as concerned about proving that the iPad is just like every other computer so much as …

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Jun 01

iPads in Schools

Report in to a variety of iPad projects in the US: http://www.ipadinschools.com/328/largest-deployment-of-ipads-in-schools/

Jun 01

iPad study from Oklahoma State University

Report on the impact of iPads in Oklahoma State University: “Consensus is the integration of the iPad can enhance a student’s academic experience and have a positive impact for faculty as well,” said Handy. “We used the iPad in every aspect of our course. The most important consideration is the device must be truly integrated. …

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Jun 01

iPads improving learning – what the research tells us

Compilation of research by David Baugh. http://www.digitalcreator.org/dvined/?p=1452

Jun 01

Why go 1:1 iPad?

Article featuring ideas and research by Technology Integration Specialist and History teacher at Plymouth South High School, Greg Kulowiec. http://kulowiectech.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/why-go-11-ipad.html

Jun 01

Examples of iPad learning

This post contains six real life examples of how iPads are being used to support learning in Burlington High School, MA, USA Our teachers are not teaching to the iPad, nor are they teaching apps. They are teaching skills and assessing student learning in a more dynamic way. http://thecougartimes2011.blogspot.fr/2012/05/six-examples-of-ipad-integration-in.html  

May 31

103 Interesting ways to use an iPad in the Classroom

Part of @tombarrett ‘s Interesting Ways series, find more than 100 great ways to use an iPad in education here: https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_721gdk5jtd8 And another set of more than 100 interesting ideas for iPad use here too: http://bit.ly/103interestingways

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