Using iPads to Your Advantage

  • Using iPads to Your Advantage

    Jennifer L. Zakrzewski
    Coupling tablet technology with a problem about mangoes can peel back layers of student engagement.
    There are increased calls to incorporate technology into classrooms, which have led to the adoption of the iPad® in many classrooms around the country. This tablet computer is often chosen as the medium for technology integration because it is user-friendly, lightweight, and wireless. It also allows access to inexpensive applications. Although iPads may be considered expensive, they afford access to online textbooks that can be updated annually, thereby reducing costs over time.