Tablets Taking Over Education | e-Learning Today TV

Episode 41 – 1.06.2011

Active Gaming

  • Researchers working with video games and systems to encourage exercise in kids
  • Using fun games to get kids moving and active
  • Has results of better performance in the classroom
    Motivates kids to go outside and play more

iPads in Schools

  • Roslyn High School on Long Island purchased 47 iPads in December for both students and teachers.
  • Grants for iPads are now given in many districts around the country. Some states, such as
    Illinois, Virginia, California, and Arizona already started implementing the use of iPads in their schools and classrooms.

New Apps for the New Year

  • Tweezzle Lite
  • Chicktionary Lite
  • Paper Toss
  • Touch Physics Lite

CES – Consumer Electronic Show (Jan 6-9, 2011)

  • Tablets everywhere, about 80 different types for all different uses (professional, educational, leisure, etc)
  • Accessories including projectors and tons of apps for them

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