Should an iPad change the way you teach?

By: Adam Webster

deylexia apps“Initially I wasn’t too excited about visiting the V&A’s Alexander McQueen exhibition, but trying to be a dutiful husband, I took the plunge. I walked out, a little late to the party, A huge fan.

On three levels I was inspired:

  1. As an English teacher I was inspired by the way that he took different periods of time and made them utterly relevant to the modern age.
  1. As a teacher who has always, first and foremost, battled to keep creative thinking and teaching at the heart of what I do, I was inspired to see a man do just that; there was nothing but passionate energy in every piece of work.
  1. Finally, in my position as a technology leader, I walked into the second room of the exhibit and saw this quote on the wall:

“You’ve got to know the rules to break them.  That’s what I’m here for, to demolish the rules but keep the tradition.”

Never has anyone so perfectly summarised what I have always tried to propose as a starting point for the integration and roll-out of technology in schools.” To read further please click here:

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