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Presentation BETT2012 Luise Ludwig

  1. 1. Benefits and challenges of bringing iPads (tablets) into schools Luise Ludwig, Johannes-Gutenberg-University MainzLondon, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  2. 2. Making the case for iPadsLondon, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  3. 3. Making the Case for iPads in Education  The  advent  of  Web  2.0,  combined  with  a  range  of  new  technologies  (such  as  the  iPad),  enables  teachers  to  create  learning  and  teaching  opportuni?es  that  develop  the  knowledge,  skills  and  behaviours  that  students  require  in  order  to  live,  learn  and  work  in  the  21st  century.    London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  4. 4. Getting Started: Integrating iPads in classroom•  Integra?ng  digital  mobile  devices  into  learning   environment  can  (Becta  2009)*:   Ø posi?vely  impact  on  student  engagement  and   mo?va?on   Ø promote  improved  opportuni?es  for  students  to   control  the  construc?on  of  knowledge  and  to   learn  through  collabora?on  and  conversa?on   Ø improve  connec?ons  across  sites  of  learning   àenrich  learning.    London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  5. 5. Getting Started: Integrating iPads in classroomWhy  use  iPads  for  Learning?  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  6. 6. Getting Started: Integrating iPads in classroom Tradi=onally   Learning-­‐Technology  Spaces   handheld   portable   Desktop  Tablet-­‐space   „agile“  (Willson)  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  7. 7. Pilot Study: iPads in Education•  Spring  2011:  Implementa?on  of  personalized  iPads  (I)   in  2  classes  of  a  voca?onal  school  (grades  12  and  13)  in   Rheinland-­‐Pfalz/  Germany    •  In  the  first  instance:  „Par?al  equiment“:            8  students  per  class  were  equipped  with  an  iPad    •  Three-­‐months  project  term  „pilot  study“  to  iden?fy   general  indica?ons  of  the  iPads‘  impacts  and  also   tes?ng  the  integra?on  in  everyday  in-­‐class-­‐use  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  8. 8. FINDINGS  London,  11.01.2012   Luise  Ludwig  
  9. 9. iPad – Functions....London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  10. 10. Tablets in Classroom- technical /organizational perspective•  „form-factor“ no physical barrier between the teacher and leaner •  Dependency on the•  Instant start up character infrastructure (wifi) implies more time for learning•  Notes can be kept in one spot – •  Limitations by browser available anywhere (flash-videos)•  Intuitive device „touch and •  No USB gesture“ •  Install Apps via iTunes•  Frequent use of internet and app(lication)s only•  10hour battery life – iPad can •  One-to-one equippment is be used the entire school day needed•  Minimal technical support is required London, 11.01.2012 Luise Ludwig
  11. 11. Tablets in Classroom- (teacher‘s) didactic perspective•  More time for learning •  Lessons are more difficult to „effective study time“ to assess•  Activation of students •  Student activity requires more time•  Independence and •  Openess requires more time responsibility •  To be forced to do group•  Turning students into work teachers •  Depth and quality of information („dull knowledge“ )•  Collaborative working (Weinert)•  Advanced Learning and •  How to deal with daily teaching by using Apps homework and class tests? London, 11.01.2012 Luise Ludwig
  12. 12. ...BUT1-­‐to-­‐1  is  about  learning,  not  technology.  New  thinking  about  content,  curriculum  planing  and  educa?onal  theory  may  needed  in  order  to  exploit  the  full  poten?al  of  one-­‐to-­‐one-­‐learning  with  iPads.  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  13. 13. Integrating one-to-one learning What  is  powerful  to   learn?   Curriculum   What  is  powerful   learning  and  what   Educa=onal   Theory   promotes  it?   How  will  we  know  it   Assessement   has  been  learnt?  Departement  of  Educa?on  and  Early  Childhood  Developement,  p.  5  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig
  14. 14. Best practice Classroom ideas...Ideas  for  everybody   Focus  Todo  for  iPad   Ask  students  to  use  Todo  to   Reflec?ng  on  changes  in   create  digital  diaries  –  this   students‘  understanding  and     could  be  done  at  school  or  at   through  their  expericences.  digital  diaries   home.     Great  for  reflec?on  or  self-­‐ Provides  teachers  with  an   assessement  type  ac?vi?es   opportunity  to  use  the  diary  as   an  assessment  for  learning  tool  Strip  Design   Reading  a  class  novel?  Divide   Working  collabora?vely  to   the  novel  in  the  number  of   analyse  and  summarise  text  and  the  class   parts  that  is  equivalent  to  the   and  develop  greater  novel     number  of  children  in  your   understanding  through     class.  Ask  each  child  to  create  a   represen?ng  meaning  of  text  in     Strip  Design  page  that  reflects   a  visual  mode     the  key  themes  of  their   selected  sec?on  of  the  novel   London, 11.01.2012 Luise Ludwig
  15. 15. Why use iPads for learning?1.  It  will  help  to  enhance  individual  learning     (one-­‐to-­‐one  learning)  2.  Contextual  Learning    3.  Large  reduc?on  of  technical  support  4.  No  more  ICT  suites!  5.  Instant-­‐on  &  all-­‐day  bafery  6.  Auto-­‐Save  -­‐  No  more  excuses  like  „I  forgot  to  save  my   homework“  anymore!    When  all  the  poten?al                                  func?onality  of  the  iPad  is  added    up...  becomes  clear,  that  the  iPad  is  a  one-­‐ to-­‐one  Personal  Learning  Device   („meaninful  tool“)  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig  
  16. 16. •  Thank  you  for  afending!!    •  Please  stay  connected:    luise.ludwig@uni-­‐  @luise_ludwig  London, 11.01.2012Luise Ludwig