#C4C15: 1:25 iPad Classroom – A Creative Model | Dukelyer

Sometimes the right ratio of devices to kids is 1:25. And when done well, it can still be pretty transformational for the learning environment.

I really like the way in which you have framed the usage of a single device in the classroom. It isn’t about doing everything with it that you would do within a 1:1 environment, but rather it is about using it strategically and going further because of the constraint.

In particular, I LOVE the concept of Gorilla Blogging. The idea that students are capturing things from your classroom and sharing them to a single place. It reminds me of the “Scribe Posts” that a good number of math teachers were doing around 2006, but with a greater emphasis on students choosing what they want to write about. Just by giving a kid a device and telling them to capture their learning, you have empowered them to make something that wasn’t possible before. I would love to see blogs (or other types of social media) dedicated simply to students showing off the heavy thinking and great ideas from their own projects.

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you Ben for firstly pulling up that post, then writing such a well thought out comment about it. I am please to say that after reading that post, that is now several years old, it still rings true to my pedagogy and thinking.
    C4C15 looks like an excellent concept and I I am looking forward to reading over your posts for the last 3 months and following the rest of the journey. A blog post is often a reflective tool or a sharing tool, but I believe that the simple act of commenting on a post that you have read, sharing how it affected you or what it made you think about, takes any blog post to another level.
    Enjoy the rest of your day 🙂

  2. Thank you Ben for firstly pulling up that post, then writing such a well thought out comment about it. I am please to say that after reading that post, that is now several years old, it still rings true to my pedagogy and thinking.
    C4C15 looks like an excellent concept and I I am looking forward to reading over your posts for the last 3 months and following the rest of the journey. A blog post is often a reflective tool or a sharing tool, but I believe that the simple act of commenting on a post that you have read, sharing how it affected you or what it made you think about, takes any blog post to another level.
    Enjoy the rest of your day 🙂

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