Revisiting the iPad in education: 4 years on

When I first began writing about the iPad in education, I remember being enthused and excited by what it had to offer within the 21st century classroom. As one of the first colleges in the country to go iPad 1:1, I knew Parkside 6th were breaking new ground, with all the stresses that entailed. We learnt as we [...]

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To hand write or not to hand write?

There is a lot of talk at the moment about Indiana State's decision to move from teaching cursive writing to focusing on word processing skills. Some believe that it is inevitable, others are less enamoured of the idea. As someone who has taught English for more than ten years, I can genuinely say that unless [...]