iPads In the Classroom

By Trevor Metzger

My View On iPads

I think iPads are a remarkable resource for all teachers to have in their classrooms. I was not very exposed to the impact that they can have, but after doing research and playing around with one I've found its benefits to be uncountable. iPads truly are the future in education and it is very important for future teachers to be aware. I have compiled some of the sites and videos I discovered in my research.

How can you integrate new technology in your classroom?

17 Pros and Cons of Using iPads in the Classroom

This website is very helpful in understanding the good that can come from using iPads, but it also addresses the disadvantages. http://www.securedgenetworks.com/secure-edge-networks-blog/bid/85262/17-Pros-and-Cons-of-Using-iPads-in-the-Classroom

iPads in the Classroom

Top 10 Reasons Classrooms should have iPads

This site is great for beginners who might be a little skeptical about implementing iPads in their classroom http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity/topics/10-reasons-classrooms-ipads.htm

Apps for Elementary

This site gives a great look at past and present in showing the advantages of having an iPad and technology in the classroom. http://appsforelementary.wikispaces.com/

Using iPads in Elementary Classrooms

The 55 Best Free Education Apps for iPad

I strongly recommend taking a look at these apps. Worst case scenario you find one that you can use in your class. And on top of that.... IT"S FREE! http://www.teachthought.com/apps-2/the-55-best-best-free-education-apps-for-ipad/

Transforming the Classroom with iPads