Use iPad at school turned out to not make direct student clever

Apple iPad Air 2. © 2015

In many countries around the world, especially America, schools provide an iPad for their students. The presence of the iPad called the school improve student graduation rate over the last 5 years. Really these claims?

For example in Coachella Valey Unified School, the school at least budgeted Rp 500 billion to provide 20,000 iPad for all students in the year 2011. The iPad directly claimed to raise the number of graduates from 65 percent to 82 percent in 2015 ago.

However, research Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the University of Michigan state differently. OECD reveal if excessive use of tablets in schools can actually reduce the performance of the students in their appeal that is not overly dependent on the tablet.

Elliot Soloway of the University of Michigan also added if the presence of the iPad will be useless if the school did not change the curriculum and teaching methods as a whole.

To argue that the results of scientific research, Apple known to send their employees to the schools to do counseling about learning to use technology Apple and iOS applications, 17 days each year.

In addition, Apple also provides the student with an iPad for free in around 114 schools. Teachers also receive an iPad plus a MacBook laptop, and each class is Apple TV. Whether these efforts will emmbuahkan results? We will see later.

Source: WJS via Phone Arena

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