With each passing day, more apps (applications) become available for teachers and students to tap into the exciting possibilities of using iPads, Androids and other devices for learning and education. But how do you find what is going to be of value in the classroom? It is important to consider the purpose and function of the app, as well as the cost and its capacity for group learning, among other factors.
BOB SULLO has been an English teacher, school psychologist, school adjustment counsellor, and school administrator. Now he is a full-time consultant with several books about internal control and motivation to his name, including Teach Them to be Happy, The Inspiring Teacher, Activating the Desire to Learn, and The Motivated Student. In this article, Bob talks about options teachers have for awakening student motivation.
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