I gave my students iPads, then wished I could take them back

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Gutenberg
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I gave my students iPads, then wished I could take them back

Post by Gutenberg » Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:42 pm

I gave my students iPads — then wished I could take them back

"One of my saddest days in my digital classroom was when the children rushed in from the lunchroom one rainy recess and dashed for their iPads. Wait, I implored, we play with Legos on rainy days! I dumped out the huge container of Legos that were pure magic just a couple of weeks ago, that prompted so much collaboration and conversation, but the delight was gone. My students looked at me with disdain. Some crossed their arms and pouted. "

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