For or against? The amazing developments in technology have given teachers a wide range of resources and diverse techniques to engage students.
- What is important to you in the class?
- Do you find it beneficial to ‘grab’ class attention from the outset?
- Can you utilise these gadgets to be an advantage when teaching?
We believe you can and that’s certainly one reason behind introducing our historical stories in many forms, including eBooks for iPads. Click HERE to find out how students at Castle Vale State High School in the UK reacted when they ‘met’ Christopher Columbus using iPads. Although iPads will never replace regular teaching methods, having the availability to bring exciting new methods into the classroom is fantastic! Take a look at the current eBooks available. There are several links also where you can learn more about what we provide to assist you in making learning more interesting. It is a ‘spring-board’ to enable your students to dig deeper and research the amazing person you have chosen for that particular lesson. These biographical stories open the door for you to allow students to answer many questions about self development, pride, achievement and belief in their dreams and goals. The future looks bright in classrooms all around the world!
The related article HERE has some very valid points up for discussion about the use of iPads in the classroom. Have a read and then think about the students you teach. Are you a main stream teacher or maybe you are a home school teacher? Whatever area you are in, technology and learning are moving forward every day. Does it pay to keep up or do you think the old ways are best?
All our products, books, audios, eBooks, Podcasts – are for EVERYONE! Our biographical stories are for anyone who loves to ‘read’ about famous people. Whether it’s Shakespeare telling you his story or maybe you want to hear Amazing People of America, Russia or London tell you their story, they are our famous, amazing people who have changed our world.
Amazing People Education is brought to you by The Amazing People Club – an international education publisher that is bringing these sensational resources to students and teachers worldwide. To explore tips and tricks on classroom edu-tainment using BioViews®, please download our free Amazing Teacher Toolkit. To get involved in our direct-to-classroom resources, be sure to check out these Education Case Studies.
We would like you to try some of our amazing class starters and let us know how they were received by teachers and students. To take a peek at how some students reacted when they came face to face with Columbus and Michelangelo, please see our video from Castle Vale High School.