Published: July 2015
The school leadership at Longfield Academy introduced iPads for a number of reasons. They wanted to avoid the cost of PC suites and thought personal devices would support anytime, anywhere learning and enable independent research and problem-solving.
It fits with students’ lifestyles and abilities; they already have this technology in their pocket”
The “cool” factor of mobile devices meant that students were more motivated. Communication increased, allowing teachers to provide continuous feedback.
Perhaps most importantly, mobile devices provided alternative forms of communication for SEN students: teachers could differentiate between learners and provide different problem-solving options.
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