The Mobile Technology intrusion with the iPad mobile device is talked more from the technology perspective and its infiltration into the various sectors of human activities. The use of iPads in schools is believed to enhance the student learning activity and grasp the curriculum with all ease and fun. Though there are several advantages, it’s a big decision for a school to implement so and rightly seeks for the involvement of the faculty, parents, and, the students too.
If you are a techno-geek, a school faculty thinking to implement iPad in your classroom, or one who like to know more about iPad usage, then this write-up is for you.
The research studies show that the children may carry weight up to 20% of their body weight. If it exceeds this percentage on a continuous basis, (For instance, carrying school bag of more weight daily), it may hamper their normal growth and lead to back pain or any other long-term health issues. It is roughly estimated that the school bags have 33% of body weight that could be attributed to underweight children or the children who carry all the books (not according to the announced timetable) daily which is unnecessary. This affects the overall performance of the pupil or and/or the reputation of the organization in due course.
The use of iPad seems to be an effective remedy for this silent plight and anticipated to yield fruitful result on a long-term basis. Let us explore some of the methods to make use of iPad in education industry for the benefit of students.
The development of an iPad App may bring in all the prescribed textbooks, notebooks, and the workbooks in one platform reducing the bag load. Further, it makes the students learn in a faster and smarter way. Moreover, it acts as a guide for the teachers to teach effectively.
The iPad App promotes the interactive learning methods which are highly essential to achieve and retain the interest in studies. The presentation of the lessons in the form of photos, images, audio, animation, or the video helps the student to grasp the concept in an easier and faster way.
The teachers and the publishers’ job are made easy as they could update the information and data as required. The lessons could be made more interesting with the power of touch, motion, and/or the audio; assignments could be made creatively and technically; the students are bound to enjoy this kind of engagement in learning; related stories and other resources make learning better.
However, it is prudent to utilise the iPad for the intended purpose only by keeping a check on other activities social media use, malware attack, installation of theft recovery software, placing restrictions, manage classroom iPad updates, manage content with e-mails of a classroom, and more bring in the requires sophistication and alertness in its usage for the benefit of all.
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