Creating a love of story, and empowering students to read to learn (and learn to read) can be supercharged with the effective use of iPad. And just like literacy, technology can create experiences that enhance the understanding of numbers and equip students to love maths and show their thinking in different ways. iPad offers many opportunities for students to make connections and synthesise learning in literacy, as well as articulate and reinforce strategies and thinking in numeracy.
Apple teachers in action
Be inspired by teachers in action on Apple Teacher. Each of these links includes resources and authentic ideas that can support literacy in the classroom. Please note you will need an Apple Teacher account (which is free) to access these resources.
Develop skills for writing narrative by telling a story with Clips, a powerful free video creation tool for iPad. This example tells the story in the context of a unit on Space, and it can be applied to all areas of the syllabus.
Check out the collection of free multitouch books on Apple Books created by students. Use this to launch your own students’ dreams of becoming authors with an authentic audience. Then encourage them to create their own piece of work using Pages!