Today I was reading the blog of Steven Anderson, District Instructional Technologist with Winston-Salem Schools in Winston-Salem NC, where he was discussing "Taking a Step Back and Thinking Critically About Technology". Take a moment to read the article to understand my standpoint below.
So why is iPad King in Education? Apps! When you have a center store filled with over 500,000 apps, with 25 billion downloads, and countless developers always creating new things, then selecting the iPad for your classroom seems obvious. Now with the creation of the iBooks Author, Apple has just added another
I agree with Steven that there are a lot of schools and districts buying iPads just to say that they have them. (Points to myself.) While I did support the purchase of the iPads for our main curriculum tool now looking back I would go another way. I am one of those educators that
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