iPad Scotland Final Evaluation Report has raised much attention, it is indeed an insightful resource to prove how the fancy tablet iPad re-invents the ways of learning. So we wish to dig a little more out of it. You might get some answers from the report as you ask yourself: How well does our iPad 1:1 program work? Do we use iPad to its full potential in learning and teaching?
Enhancement or Transformation
Frameworks for evaluating mobile learning
Curriculum for Excellence and personal devices
Assessment and Reporting
The introduction of the iPad as a personal device in seven out of the eight pilot schools in this study, dramatically transformed the access and use of technology experienced by students both in lessons and outside of school. The following are some popular Apps used by them and the usage profile of iPad in lessons.
At the end, it is recommended that a more extensive mapping exercise of this nature is undertaken to verify and extend the findings in this study and to explore how teachers, curriculum planners and app developers might jointly advance this agenda