Are you considering getting an iPad to use in the classroom? They offer a new set
of fun features and tools to engage learners of all ages. But, there are some things
to consider. First, keep in mind that an iPad is NOT necessarily a replacement for
a traditional computer. There are things that can’t be done on an iPad that must be
done on a computer. Our recommendation is that, although there are benefits to using
an iPad in a classroom setting, don’t substitute it for a standard computer until
you feel you can make up for those lost features.
The following are functionality issues you may find when attempting to use your iPad as you would use your standard computer:
As you grow more comfortable with your iPad, you may find ways to circumvent these issues, but feel free to click on the help pages to give you some ideas on which iPad model is right for you, and how to use your iPad in your teaching and/or learning.
Last updated: 02-27-2014