I use the iPads quite a bit with primary grades, but really only for enrichment in the form of TeachMe 1st grade and other literacy apps. However, I have been leaning towards rolling out the chromebooks because they offer a physical keyboard and more web access. I think the ability for kids to be able to type and interact with a keyboard and touchpad is very important. If it were up to me I think I'd go 1:2 or more at this point so that learning stations could still be implemented and a single teacher or para could have a smaller group to work with at any given time.
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On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 12:19 PM -0800, "Dave Hansen" <[log in to unmask]>
Wise list folks:
Looking for thoughts on which is prefereable: 1 to 1 with Chromebooks for 1st graders or 5-6 IPads for a learning station in a classroom. Which would you go with and why?
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