I love my iPhone. I’ve experimented with iPads and think they would be excellent tools to enhance learning at our school.
We’re a PYP school. We promote global citizenship, intercultural understanding and international mindedness. We want our students to become socially conscious, mindful citizens working towards creating a better world. Through our units of inquiry, we try to develop awareness of issues such as child rights, sharing finite resources, social inequities and fair trade.
We encourage our students to take action as a result of their learning, to consider, among other things, their choices as consumers…
This morning I read this article in The Age.
A new report into conditions at Apple’s manufacturing partner, Foxconn, has found slave labour conditions remain, with staff complaining of being worked to tears, exposure to harmful disease, pay rates below those necessary to survive and military-style management that routinely humiliates workers.
Can we have iPads?